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    Short Moscow-Vladivostok Trans-Siberian Tour

    Short Moscow-Vladivostok Trans-Siberian Tour

    Moscow Irkutsk Vladivostok


    • 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
    • Vladivostok - the capital of the Russian Far East, the gate to Asia-Pacific

    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
    • Pass Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Nobosibirsk

    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
    • In the evening we will transfer to the Railway Station and depart to Vladivostok

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 7-8: Russia / On the train

    • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train
    • Pass Ulan-Ude, Chita, Khabarovsk

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 9: Russia/Vladivostok

    • In the morning arrival in Vladivostok, the capital of the Russian Far East. Even though Vladivostok is the most eastern Russian city (7 time zones away from Moscow) and geographically it is in Asia, just in short distance from Beijing, Tokyo or Pyongyang, Vladivostok looks like European city. Vladivostok used to be a city closed for foreigners, where headquarters of Russian Pacific fleet is located. After the collapse of the Soviet Union Vladivostok was opened to the world, and after reconstruction for the APEC summit in 2012 the city got its modern outlook with beatiful cable-stayed bridges
    • This is the end of the tour


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