Based on 43 reviews about Sundowners Overland
Tsars and Tsarinas - Sundowners Overland
16 days

Tsars and Tsarinas

From Ulaanbaatar to St Petersburg
Tour Highlights
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Age range:
12 to 90 year olds
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Our saving: $75
US $4,100
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Places You’ll See

  • Terelj National Park
    Terelj National Park
  • Irkutsk
  • Lake Baikal
    Lake Baikal
  • Moscow
  • St Petersburg
    St Petersburg
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  • Explore Yekaterinburg, founded by Peter the Great
  • Wander the impressive halls of the Hermitage Museum
  • Relax by the lapping shores of the tranquil Lake Baikal


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ulaanbaatar
  2. Day 2: Terelj National Park and ger camp
  3. Day 3: Terelj National Park and ger camp
  4. Day 4: Return to Ulaanbaatar and Trans Mongolian Railway
  5. Days 5: Lake Baikal
  6. Day 6: Lake Baikal
  7. Day 7: Return to Irkutsk and depart on Trans Siberian
  8. Day 8: Aboard the Trans Siberian Railway
  9. Day 9: Arrive Yekaterinburg
  10. Day 10: Yekaterinburg and depart to Kazan
  11. Day 11: Kazan and depart to Moscow
  12. Day 12: Arrive Moscow
  13. Day 13: Moscow and to St. Petersburg
  14. Day 14: Welcome to St. Petersburg!
  15. Day 15: St. Petersburg
  16. Day 16: St. Petersburg
  17. Journey Summary
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

      Sleeper Train

        Reviews about this operator

        • September 11, 2019
          This was the trip of a lifetime! I could relax knowing that everything was organized and that our very capable tour leader had everything under control. St Petersburg was brilliant as was Moscow and it seemed that we had just enough time in each place.... Show more
        • September 01, 2019
          our trip across Russia on the transsiberian train was above my expectations for our tour guide Natalia a very passionate person about her homeland Russia. The trains themselves were great and all our local guides and hotel and ger accommodation were... Show more
        • August 25, 2019
          We did the Moscow to Vladivostok route and enjoyed it. Just make sure you do your research online (E.g. You Tube has some great videos) and read all the information Sundowners give you. The 9288kms on a train can be hard but well worth it in the end.... Show more



        Tsars and Tsarinas

        • Wednesday
          Sep 23, 2020
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          Oct 8, 2020
          to St Petersburg
          8 seats left
          USD $4,100
        • Wednesday
          Apr 28, 2021
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          May 13, 2021
          to St Petersburg
          8 seats left
          USD $4,100
        • Wednesday
          May 26, 2021
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          Jun 10, 2021
          to St Petersburg
          10+ seats left
          USD $4,100
        • Wednesday
          Jun 23, 2021
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          Jul 8, 2021
          to St Petersburg
          10+ seats left
          USD $4,100
        • Wednesday
          Aug 4, 2021
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          Aug 19, 2021
          to St Petersburg
          7 seats left
          USD $4,100
        • Wednesday
          Sep 22, 2021
          from Ulaanbaatar
          16 Days
          Oct 7, 2021
          to St Petersburg
          10+ seats left
          USD $4,100

        Frequently asked questions

          • Do I need a visa for this tour?

            Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

          • Is travel insurance recommended?

            Travel insurance is highly recommended. TourRadar has partnered with World Nomads to ensure you are adequately covered whilst travelling. For more information please contact our Travel Experts.

          • Is accommodation included?

            Accommodation is not included to give you the flexibility of choosing when and where you would like stay.

          • Is there a guide?

            A guide will accompany you on the tour.

          • Are meals included?

            Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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          • About the countries



            Plugs & Adapters

            Mongolia and Russia


            Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


            These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
            • Typhoid - Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
            • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
            • Rabies - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
            • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
            • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
            • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
          • Payment information
            • For any tour departing before 4 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 4 March 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Sundowners Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 80 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
            • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sundowners Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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