Antarctica & Arctic
Russia, the world's largest country, is brimming with culture, history, natural beauty and more just waiting to be explored, from the spectacular cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow, to the beauty of wild lakes, mountains and steppes.
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Visit the imperial city of St Petersburg, imbued with romance and history; explore Moscow, the cosmopolitan capital, famed for the fairytale domes of St Basil's Cathedral; traverse the vast landscapes as you ride the rails on one of the world's greatest train journeys, the Trans-Siberian; and marvel at the deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal. Russia is a country waiting to be explored in depth.
February and March (winter Trans Siberian Railway trips) and May to September.
During any season, any hour of day, Moscow thrills visitors with its artistry, history and majesty. From the grandeur of the Kremlin and the iconic Red Square and the St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow will not disappoint.
Vladivostok is home to Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet and due to its military importance, the city was closed to foreigners between 1930 and 1992.
For sheer distance, intrigue and, on completion, the tremendous sense of real personal satisfaction, no other train journey comes anywhere near the Trans-Siberian and the Trans Mongolian railways.
Situated on the River Volga, the picturesque and historic city of Kazan is the capital of Tatarstan.
Yekaterinburg is known as the Great Divide, the Ural Mountains create the natural border between Europe and Asia.
Few natural sights can surpass the beauty and grandeur of Lake Baikal and is a major highlight on our Trans-Mongolian journey.
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