Trip Overview

Private Trans-Siberian Tour Reverse

Tour rating: 4.68 / 5, Based on 49 Reviews
Private rail tour to Mongolia, Russia

Set off on the journey of a lifetime along the longest railway in the world! Start the ride from Ulan Bator along the Trans-Mongolian leg, then cross the border and head to the capital of Russia, gorgeous Moscow, passing such gems as Lake Baikal and the main city of the Ural region, Ekaterinburg along the way.

Private Trans-Siberian Tour Reverse

14 days5 cities
MongoliaRussia2 countries
Private rail tour to Mongolia, Russia
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$4,596
Tour rating: 4.68 / 5, Based on 49 Reviews

Set off on the journey of a lifetime along the longest railway in the world! Start the ride from Ulan Bator along the Trans-Mongolian leg, then cross the border and head to the capital of Russia, gorgeous Moscow, passing such gems as Lake Baikal and the main city of the Ural region, Ekaterinburg along the way.

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Day-By-Day

Ulan Bator

first destination
4 days in the city
4 days in the city
Day 1
Arrival in Ulan Bator
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the gorgeous capital of Mongolia - Ulan Bator! Your driver meets you at the airport or train station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

Day 2
Visiting the Gandan Monastery & Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel, meet your guide and explore the legendary Mongolian Buddhist Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator. Later you take the tour of the picturesque Gorkhi-Terelji National Park and visit its most popular attractions, including the famous Turtle Rock and the Aryabal Temple.

Day 3
Exploring the Genghis Khan Statue & Folk Show in Ulan Bator
Day tour
Day tour
Show
Show

Following breakfast at the ger camp, you meet your guide and depart to Ulan Bator. You stop at the banks of the Tuul River where an iconic 40-meters tall equestrian statue of Genghis Khan is located. In the evening you attend an amazing Mongolian folk show at the National Academic Drama Theatre.

Day 4
Ulan Bator Sightseeing Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and go on an exciting walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator. 

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Ulan Bator
Irkutsk
23 hrs 20 min

It's time to board your train and enjoy your trip along the Trans-Siberian route. Wave the capital of Mongolia goodbye and discover Irkutsk after a change from the Trans-Mongolian to the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Listvyanka Village

second destination
2 days in Listvyanka Village
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 5
Arrival in Irkutsk & Transfer to Listvyanka Village
Transfer
Transfer

In the afternoon you arrive in Irkutsk. Upon arrival, you are transferred right to the Lake Baikal shore to check in to your hotel.

Day 6
Listvyanka Village Tour & Trip to Taltsy Village
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you check out, meet your guide and driver and enjoy a tour around Listvyanka Village. Then you say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal and take a trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village.

Anastasia Hotel, Listvyanka
3

Set near the breathtaking Lake Baikal, the Anastasia Hotel is a great place to stay at during your Siberia getaway. It offers spacious cozy rooms, fitted with cable TVs and private bathrooms. Some rooms have balconies, perfect to take in the incredible beauty of the local nature.

car
Listvyanka Village
Irkutsk
1 hr 10 min

You have a short car ride with a trusted driver ahead of you today. Buckle up, and enjoy the beautiful views on your way to Irkutsk.

Irkutsk

third destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a hotel
Day 7
Irkutsk City Tour
City tour
City tour

After lunch you meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and have a guided tour around the most remarkable Irkutsk attractions.

Day 8
On Board the Train
Transfer
Transfer

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window.

Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center, Irkutsk
4

Set near the embankment, the elegant Marriott Courtyard is a great property, offering spacious air-conditioned rooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including such amenities as a mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, and a safe.

train
Irkutsk
Ekaterinburg
2d 4hrs

Today you continue your Trans-Siberian journey, making your way from the gorgeous Lake Baikal region to Ekaterinburg.

Ekaterinburg

fourth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Arrival in Ekaterinburg
Transfer
Transfer

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fascinating scenery passing by your window. In the evening you arrive in Ekaterinburg.

Day 10
Last Days of Russian Imperial Family Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour around the most remarkable Ekaterinburg landmarks. After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

Day 11
On Board the Train
Transfer
Transfer

Today you check out from the hotel in Ekaterinburg very early in the morning. You are transferred to the railway station to board the train to the final destination of your Trans-Siberian journey, Moscow.

Park Inn, Ekaterinburg
4

The Park Inn hotel is located in the heart of beautiful Ekaterinburg, it’s a great place to stay during your Russian getaway. Promising everything you need for a comfortable stay, the vibrant hotel offers great rooms with air-conditioning, satellite TVs, and private bathrooms.

train
Ekaterinburg
Moscow
26 hrs

Board a local Russian train and enjoy the experience of crossing Trans-Siberian railway as the locals do. Make your way from the Ural treasure - Ekaterinburg to the iconic capital of Moscow in 26 hours.

Moscow

fifth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 12
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
City tour
City tour

Early in the morning your train arrives in the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow. After lunch you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls.

Day 13
Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Ride
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver and enjoy a tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery. After the tour of the Tretyakov Gallery you have a quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway.

Day 14
Departure from Moscow
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Trans-Siberian train tour! Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
4

Set in the middle of the impressive 18th-century street in central Moscow, the Courtyard by Marriott is an amazing property and one of the best places to stay during your Russian getaway.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Ulan Bator, Listvyanka Village, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, and Moscow;
  • Overnight at a traditional Mongolian ger camp;
  • 1st or 2nd class tickets for Ulan-Bator - Irkutsk, Irkutsk - Ekaterinburg, Ekaterinburg - Moscow trains;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US and Canadian citizens (Mongolian visa is not required). Full Russian and Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Aryabal Temple and National Museum of Mongolia, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium, Ganina Yama, Kremlin territory & Amber Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway;
  • Folk show in Ulan Bator;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

    Note: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

    Note: Due to specific travel arrangements and train departure times depending on the schedules of Russian and Mongolian Railways, the itinerary may be subject to change.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Ulan Bator, Listvyanka Village, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, and Moscow
  • Baikal Exploration
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble, in Mongolia - Mongolian tugrik. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Russian sights on foot.
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