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    Moscow-Tumangang Trans-Siberian Classic Tour

    Moscow-Tumangang Trans-Siberian Classic Tour

    Moscow Irkutsk Tumangang


    • Irkutsk - "Siberian Paris", one of the oldest Russian cities in Siberia, the de facto capital of Eastern Siberia, pleasantly historic Irkutsk is by far the most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway between Moscow and all points east. With Lake Baikal a mere 70km away, the city is the best base from which to strike out for the western shoreline
    • Lake Baikal - It is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water, the world's deepest lake, one of the world's clearest and is the world's oldest lake
    • Tri-border area - the point in Tuman river where borders of three countries come together: Russian, Chinese and North Korean

    The tour itinerary is a PRELIMINARY one. Korea Konsult reserves the right to change some parts of the itinerary below if needed.


    Day: 1 Russia / Moscow
    • In the afternoon or evening catch up train at Moscow Yaroslavsky Railway Station, departure to Irkutsk
    • You can ask Korea Konsult to help you arrange your tour in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg - cultural capital of Russia, or across Golden Ring of Russia

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 2-4: Russia / On the train
    • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 5: Russia / Irkutsk / Baikal

    Lake Baikal

    • Arrival in Irkutsk in the morning
    • Transfer to the city's historical center. Breakfast at local restaurant
    • Transfer to Baikal Lake. En route: visit open-air ethnographical museum of wooden architecture "Taltsy" (comprehensive exhibition of Siberian-style folk houses of the former centuries)
    • Visit Listvyanka village and try famous Baikal fish Omul at a restaurant situated at Baikal's shore
    • Experience the lake's landscape and culture: get acquaintaned with Shaman-rock legend, visit ancient wooden orthodox church of St.Nicholas (who is believed to be the patron of fishermen and sailors), ride a funicular to Chersky peak observatory to enjoy picturesque view of the lake
    • Stop by local fish & souvenir markets to choose a gift for your family and friends
    • In the evening check-in at Nikolay private hotel-house in Listvyanka. Free time

    OVERNIGHT: Nikolay private hotel-house in Listvyanka
    Day 6: Russia / Irkutsk / Baikal

    • Breakfast. Have your free morning time at Baikal lake
    • Transfer to Irkutsk
    • City tour: Irkutsk foundation place, the Eternal flame memorial, most important churches (including Znamensky cathedral ), Kirov square and several memorials dedicated to events in Siberian history, Irkutsk Linguistics University, and City administration. Put your feet at the crossing of Lenin and Karl-Marx streets (two main streets) in the center of the city, stroll along Gagarin boulevard, popular with locals as a dating spot. Overview the monument to tsar Alexander III overlooking one of the mightiest Siberian rivers Angara, and visit unique lore museum surrounded by centries-old buildings that keep the charm of Irkutsk
    • Lunch at the local restaurant and then enjoy your free time in Irkutsk

    OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Irkutsk
    Day 7-9: Russia / On the train

    • In the morning move to the Railway Station and depart to Tumangang
    • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train. You will pass Ulan-Ude, Chita, Khabarovsk, Ussurijsk

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 10: North Korea/Tumangang

    Tri-border area

    • In the morning arrival in Khasan (Russia), border with North Korea
    • While staying on train go through Russian passport control and customs
    • Depart to Tumangang via Friendship bridge over Tumen river
    • Highlight: border crossing by train from North Korea to Russia via Friendship bridge, the only land connection between the 2 countries with passenger trains running only 4 times a month. From the bridge you can clearly see the unique tri-borders area where Chinese, Russian and North Korean borders come together in a single point
    • Arrive in Tumangang and pass through North Korean passport and customs controls
    • Welcome to North Korea (Rason free economic zone)! Begin your tour in the area. Please note that in Rason the local guide service is mandatory, and the minimum group should be at least 3 people (or you should pay for 3 people)


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