Grand Trans Siberian Railway

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  • duration 30 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 12+ years old
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Tokyo, Japan
  • Ends Saint Petersburg, Russia
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The "Grand Trans Siberian Railway" trip starts from Tokyo and ends in Saint Petersburg. The "Grand Trans Siberian Railway" trip is an explorer trip that takes 30 days taking you through Tokyo, Tokyo and Saint Petersburg in Japan and Russia. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience traditional Japan and remote Mongolia, and ride the grand Trans Siberian Railway from Vladivostok to the old Tartar capital of Kazan, en route to Moscow. Graceful imperial St. Petersburg is the perfect climax to this historic journey.
5 - Excellent
Based on 8 reviews
  • Helen
  • From Australia
  • On Nov 21 2019
5 - Excellent
Helen's review for another Sundowners Overland tour
“One of the best journeys I have ever undertaken. Great small travelling group, great tour guide in Kara, excellent English speaking local guides so many places and sights visited and an amazing train journey, would highly recommend it.”
  • Susan
  • From Australia
  • On Nov 08 2019
5 - Excellent
Susan's review for another Sundowners Overland tour
“Central Asia is one of the best adventure places that I have travelled and Sundowners offered an amazing tour. I would certainly recommend this tour to travellers looking to do any overland journey.”
  • Andrew
  • On Nov 28 2019
5 - Excellent
Andrew's review for another Sundowners Overland tour
“This is a fascinating journey through remarkably unspoiled countries. Every day provided a place of great beauty or interest. The small group gelled into a very happy gathering. We were lucky to have such a wonderful tour leader, who contributed so much at every level.”
  • Day 1: Arrive Tokyo
  • Day 2: Tokyo and to Takayama
  • Day 3: Takayama to Kanazawa
  • Day 4: Kyoto via Nara
  • Days 5: Kyoto
  • Day 6: Across the Sea of Japan
  • Day 7: Across the Sea of Japan
  • Day 8: Welcome to Russia!
  • Days 9: Vladivostok to Ulan Ude
  • Day 10: Trans Siberian Railway
  • Day 11: Trans Siberian Railway
  • Day 12: Ulan Ude
  • Day 13: To Mongolia
  • Day 14: Ulaanbaatar
  • Day 15: Terelj National Park
  • Day 16: Ulaanbaatar to Russia
  • Day 17: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal
  • Day 18: Lake Baikal
  • Day 19: Irkutsk and the Trans Siberian Railway
  • Day 20: Trans Siberian Railway
  • Day 21: Trans Siberian Railway
  • Day 22: Kazan
  • Day 23: Kazan
  • Day 24: Kazan and to Moscow
  • Day 25: Moscow
  • Day 26: Moscow
  • Day 27: To St. Petersburg
  • Day 28: St. Petersburg
  • Day 29: St. Petersburg
  • Day 30: St. Petersburg
  • 14 hotel (twin share)2 Siberian guesthouse (twin share)1 Mongolian ger (shared) 1 Japanese inn2 ferry (8-berth shared)9 train (4-berth shared) Optional single supplement available for hotel stays – prices available on request.
  • 21 breakfasts 2 lunches 7 dinners
  • All transfers including to and from the airport.
  • Comprehensive schedule of sightseeing with certified Local Guides. You’ll have a generous sprinkling of free time to relax or explore on your own.
  • An experienced Tour Leader accompanies the whole journey to keep your adventure on track. Local Guides are native to each destination and as certified professionals will share their immense knowledge with you. 24/7 support is available in the office and on the ground.
  • Any international flights to Tokyo and from Saint Petersburg are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Grand Trans Siberian Railway tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Grand Trans Siberian Railway tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 07 January 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 January 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Grand Trans Siberian Railway tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Grand Trans Siberian Railway tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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