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Trans-Siberian Railway - Day Trips
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The longest train journey in the world - spanning 7 time zones and 9071 kms. This inconic journey still provides an experience that is unsurpassed. Pack your spirit of adventure and climb aboard.
Moscow - Beijing | Moscow - Vladivostok, 660130, Russia
+7 495 781-27-00
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Reviewed yesterday

I did a 3 week trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway, booked thru Road Scholar but Mir travel is in charge. We departed Beijing, thru China on the Chinese train 1 night, then transferred to Tzar's Gold Private Train, from border of Mongolia, thru Mongolia, stopping...More

Thank mystiquephilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

They took my money but never arranged anything for me. I contacted Andrei, he said he would give me a refund but I lost contact of him after that. Please avoid this agency if possible. I'm surprised that there were people leaving good reviews for...More

Thank Trang N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid travelling Rusrailtravel, scammers, lost all my money trusting them. Even before we booked everything there were signs but we ignored Thinking probably we were being over cautious , which was such a big mistake. Lesson learnt, even if it is few quid extra book...More

2  Thank veeruveer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice trip! Don't do it for the scenery, but for the experience. Unfortunately we booked with Rusrailtravel. At first Andrei was very responsive and I paid half the amount upfront. We would get the tickets for the first two legs by mail and the others...More

2  Thank Mickey123456789
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train journey wasn't as good as I expected. Whilst we covered and saw a lot of Russia,we had travelled from Irkutsk to Moscow onboard a train full of 2nd and 3rd class compartments, it was a bit boring. We were lucky to have a...More

Thank travellover077
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Me and my husband travelled in August from Moscow to Beijing, and all the arrangements should have been made by RusRailTravel, led by Andrei Betsudov. Despite having paid everything in large advance, Andrei failed to deliver any service in an acceptable way. Invitation letters? We...More

4  Thank Excursion263817
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We travelled as a couple from Beijing to Moscow on the Tsars Gold (Zaren Gold) tourist train for a 15 day journey through China, Mongolia and right across Russia. We were placed in an English speaking group of 20 of assorted nationalities and under the...More

3  Thank ShonaMargaret
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I traveled by train in Russia twice using Rusrailtravel (All-RussiaTravel Service): once from Kazan-St. Petersburg and another time from Moscow to Vladivostok. Both trips were great. On the full Trans-Siberian trip, each train was different- some newer, some older. Andrei was really helpful building my...More

2  Thank YvonneC2
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Just completed the trip from Bejing to Moscow. Train ok, staff friendly although not trained to the highest standards. our compartment (Nostalgic) was small but fine. Excursions were very interesting and we'll organised. the scenery was stunning as you would expect, the only bad thing...More

1  Thank Trelawney D
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We began our TSR journey in Vladivostok and travelled to Moscow. We believe we made the best choice for truly following the development of this vast country. We mixed our accommodations with hotels and nights on the train. We shared four person compartments and really...More

2  Thank Margaret B
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22 October 2018|
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Response from Odette-Jeremy | Property representative |
Non stop ? one person ? 2 berth or 4 berth ?
20 October 2018|
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Response from 356peterg | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Christina Gibbons at Regent Holidays. She will answer your questions, but first class carriage is worth EVERY penny you will spend +442076661348
16 October 2018|
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Response from Odette-Jeremy | Property representative |
Hello - this is easy to arrange there are many trains a day from Helsinki to St. Petersburg and prior to that you could train or fly to Finland. On arrival to Russia then we can book anything required - hotels , transfers... More