Vacation in St. Petersburg
Classical Elegance Russia
Days : 10 | Nights : 9Irkutsk , Russia
Russia is a land filled with bountiful attractions that offer you a wonderful escapade to enjoy a trip. Check out this land blessed with natural beauty and vivacious cultural heritage to embark upon your Moscow tour packages.
The capital city of Moscow is famous for its architectural marvel viz. St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square, Kremlin Armoury, State Historical Museum, Sparrow Hills, Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Bolshoi Theatre, Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Tretyakov Gallery, and Grand Kremlin Palace etc which are some of the best attractions of Moscow to behold.
Lake Baikal in Russia is a beautiful lake tucked away in Siberia along the northern hems of Mongolia. The lake is famous with its epithet of being the deepest lake in the world. The lake offers a wonderful opportunity for hikers by the dent of Great Baikal Trail which is an encircled network of paths. The nearby village of Listvyanka is another famous place among the lovers of wildlife tours and ice skating.
On your Irkutsk tours, you will find this city of Siberia rife with finest Russian landmarks and gilded churches. Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists, Irkutskiy Oblastnoy Krayevedcheskiy Muzey, Savior Church, Monument of Alexander III, and Harlampios Church are some of its major attractions. Kremlin holidays will also include a trip to Karasnoyarsk which a trip to an administrative centre in a district of Russia.
Day 01: Arrival Irkutsk
Arrival in Irkutsk. The city tour will introduce you to the city, which is de facto a capital of Eastern Siberia, pleasantly historic Irkutsk is by far the most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway. It is all there: the 19th-century architecture, revived churches, classy eateries and many more. We will visit Governor’s house to find out about the important episode of Russian history — the decembrists uprising. Then we will visit one of the Museums of Irkutsk (on choice Decembrist museum, Local Lore Museum, Art Museum). Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: In Irkutsk
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Listvyanka. We will visit Taltsy Museum of wooden architecture. The open-air museum presents a great collection of wooden houses, furniture and housewares, collected in nearby villages. The museum exhibits culture of Russian villages and yurts of XVI-XIX centuries. We will see the interior of Russian fortress and tower constructed in the XV century and huts and churches, shaman’s yurts and many more. The excursion will continue with a visit to the Baikal museum where you will learn about Lake, Baikal flora and fauna, see Baikal seals in aquarium and make an interactive diving tour to the Baikal bottom. Later our journey will take you to the observation platform Chersky Stone, where you can enjoy panoramic view on the Lake. After that we will walk along the Baikal shore; ancient wooden Saint Nicolas Church visit; visit fish and souvenir market. Overnight in Listvyanka.
Day 03: Irkutsk – Lake Baikal
Breakfast at the hotel. A whole day trip along Circum-Baikal Railway. Famous Circum Baikal railroad is considered a cultural and historic heritage site including 38 tunnels with the overall length of 9063 m. The tunnels and stone passages are unique, they were built upon unconventional projects and were not reconstructed later, thus they have kept the original design of the architects and engineers who worked in early XX century. Lunch in the train coach or in café at the Polovinnaya station. Overnight in Irkutsk.
Day 04: Irkutsk - Krasnoyarsk
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we will board the train to Krasnoyarsk to experience some of the Trans-Siberian railway experience. Trans‑Siberian rails way is the longest train route within the territory of one country. We will take just one part of it, one of the most picturesque. Our journey will take around 18 hours. Lunch and dinner on board. In the evening, arrival in Krasnoyarsk. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Krasnoyarsk
Breakfast at the hotel. During the city tour, we show our guests the most interesting places of our city: Mira square with an outstanding view of Yenisei, a monument to Andrew Dubenskoy, Karaulnaya hill from where you can see the whole city is spreading in front of your eyes. You will also visit Praskeva Pyatnitsa chapel and walk along the old streets, you will know where their names come from, how our city has been changing and growing. Our guides will make you fall in love with Krasnoyarsk. The end of the excursion at the hotel. Lunch. Free time to explore the town. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Krasnoyarsk
Breakfast at the hotel. Day trip to reserve Stolby. If you have ever been to Krasnoyarsk, but haven’t visited the nature reserve Stolby, you haven’t seen the heart of the city, its lungs, it’s soul. For those, who like spending the holiday in a calm or active way, who like to open new spaces and observe panoramic views, who looks for harmony with nature we offer the excursion to the reserve Stolby. This is the place to get unforgettable impressions while visiting our city! Unlike regular tour to Stolby our tourist will not have to go up 7 km to reach the First Stolb. Our driver will get you straight to the top and our guides will make this tour unforgettable by telling you a lot of interesting stories about the nature reserve. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Krasnoyarsk - Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. Flight to Moscow. Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the hotel. Free time at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. Let’s meet the vibrant capital of Russia. Moscow never ceases to inspire, confound, and delight. During the city tour we will show you the most beautiful and significant places, including Red Square, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Zaryadie district. Free time for lunch. Tour of Kremlin — the apex of Russian political power and once the centre of the Orthodox Church, the Kremlin is not only the kernel of Moscow but of the whole country. It’s from here autocratic tsars, communist dictators and modern-day presidents have done their best and worst for Russia. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day at leisure. Optional tours: Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, Parks of Moscow, New Maiden Convent. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Departure Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport to board your homebound flight.
Days : 10 | Nights : 9