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Siberian Express

Departing: Vladivostok, Russia - 11 days
Countries visited: Russia

This is the ultimate express journey! Travelling over 9,000 kilometres across Russia in 11 days. Explore the former top-secret naval base that was once off limits to all foreigners before boarding the iconic Trans Siberian Railway and heading to post communist Moscow.

  

 

Itinerary

Days 1-3. Vladivostok
Welcome to Vladivostok! Once a top-secret naval base of the Soviet Union sealed off from the outside world, Vladivostok now opens its doors for business and the city is booming as Russia's gateway to the Far East.
Suggested sightseeing: Eastern fleet, History Museum, Vladivostok fort, Russky Island, Mermaid statue. 

Mid morning on Day 3 you make your way to the beautiful old Central Station, walk in the footsteps of Tsar Nicholas II and board the infamous Trans Siberian Railway. 

Day 4. Trans Siberian Railway

Day 5. Trans Siberian Railway

Day 6. Trans Siberian Railway

Day 7. Trans Siberian Railway

Day 8. Trans Siberian Railway

Days 9-11. Moscow

Arrive Moscow and transfer to your hotel (AT). You will have ample time to explore the wonderfully diverse monuments and spectacles on offer, above and below the ground. Suggested sightseeing: Tretyakov Gallery, Church of Christ the Saviour, Kremlin, Red Square, Moscow Metro, Leo Tolstoy Country Estate.


 

Essentials

Departures
From Vladivostok - Every even date

Transfers
(AT) = arrival transfer included

Hotels
Choose from ‘Classic’ or ‘Traveller’.

Sightseeing

The suggested sightseeing in these itineraries is not included in the prices shown.

2 berth rail supplement - Optional

Only available when 2 people travel together. Available on all rail sectors.

Visas
Required for Russia. Sundowners Overland will provide all required visa invitation letters and full visa support including detailed visa guidelines.   

From Vladivostok
Travel & Accommodation  Hotels - 4 nights. Twin or Single.
Trains - 6 nights. Comfortable 4 berth sleepers (optional 2 berth rail supplement also available).