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11d/10n - $2,190

Summer Trans-Siberian & Baikal

May - September
Trans-Siberian Railway
Your guide is also a Russian teacher
Moscow - Trans-Siberian - Irkustk - Ulan-Ude 

This incredible immersive rail trip will conduct you to the heart of Siberia : the majestic Baikal Lake and its surroundings. 

 

As always with  Immersion in Russia, the time of this long journey will be used to initiate or improve your knowledge of the Russian language and culture. Your cultural rail trip will take you to the “Paris of Siberia” - Irkutsk - with its typical old wooden houses and its powerful and mythic river: the  Angara. You will then discover Olkhon - the sacred island of Lake Baïkal - and its shamanic rituals, before sailing to the Buryat part with its astonished wild sand beaches and its multicultural capital Ulan-Ude, where your trip will end.

Program

Day 1

Departure!

Day 2 - 4

Trans-Siberian Trip

Day 5

The Paris of Siberia

Meeting Baikal Lake

Day 6

Olkhon - the pearl of the Lake Baikal

Day 7

Day 8

On board

Baikal East coast

Day 9

Day 10

Ulan-Ude

Availability

20.07.2020 - 30.07.2020

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$2,190

Standard price per person

17.08.2020 - 27.08.2020

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Availability: 10 spaces left

Status

$2,190

Standard price per person

Conditions

Standard Conditions

​The price includes

  • Accommodation in comfortable 3 stars hotels (standard double room) and with host families

  • Transportation throughout the trip  (cars, bus and boat)

  • All the activities and excursions mentioned in the programme

  • Banya

  • An experienced teacher-guide to accompany you for the duration of the trip, plus a local English-speaking guide to accompany you through the Baikal region. 

  • 18 hours of initiation courses to the Russian language and culture

  • Train tickets (2nd class, called “Kupe”) from Moscow or Saint-Petersbourg

  • Meals : Breakfast days 6, 7, 8 9 & 10, lunch on day 9, dinner on days 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9. 

  • Vouchers & visa support

NOTA BENE : Minor changes are possible in the program of the excursion tour, or in the sequence and time of the excursions

Guaranteed departure from 4 participants. If there are less then 4 participants in the group, the price can be recalculated. For individual groups with 4 participants and more, there are open departure dates. 

The price does not include

  • Meals which are not mentioned in the program

  • Tips and personal expenses

  • Flights

  • Personal insurance

Premium Offer

The premium offer includes at least one of these services.

  • All flights (domestic and international)

  • Full visa support (online questionnaire and deposit at the visa center) 

  • All transfers from/to airports, hotels, railway station, etc.

  • Additional days, activities, hotels, destinations

  • Single room option

  • Personnalisation of the tour / Individual tour

  • Additional guide speaking your language during the tour 

  • Insurance 

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Booking

You have two options to book a tour​ with us

  1. Book directly below by choosing your date to secure your spot, then fill in your information. It is completely free, no credit card required.

  2. Or send us a message for more information and more dates.

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