5 Reasons Why It's Best to Tailor your Trans-Siberian Trip

By Seyra Rico - 7:33 PM

The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest single train journey in the world, and at more than 9,200 km from start to finish, the route can be varied. You could, for example, travel from Moscow to Vladivostok, which would take around 7 days, giving you an insight into the Russian way of life, but there are other routes one can take, so it is important to do some research prior to making your booking. 

Here are a few reasons why you should tailor your Trans-Siberian Railway experience:

1. Get to See Interesting Places – We all have our likes and dislikes, and by doing some online research into the different routes that are available, you can make an informed decision. There are Trans-Siberian railway tours and holidays that are better suited to some people than others, and whether you wish to see and experience Mongolia, or stay within the Russian borders, the choices are indeed many.

2. Making the Most Out of the Holiday
– If you spend some time learning about the various routes you can take, you will be in a better position to plan your route. The Trans-Siberian tour operator’s website would be full of useful information about every aspect of the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the tour company is always happy to offer free advice to any client who is planning a holiday.

3. Know What to Expect If you plan every detail of your holiday, then you will know what to expect, and most tourists learn about their destination prior to making the booking. You can discover what the climate will be like at different times of the year, and with lots of information about local customs and culture, you can plan with some confidence.

4. Choose your Destination There are quite a few routes with the Trans-Siberian Railway, which include a trip to Ulaanbaatar, along with a scenic view of the steppes of Mongolia, and you might want to end your epic train journey in Beijing, the Chinese capital. Vladivostok is another potential destination, which sits on the east coast and has a unique culture on its own, which you can experience for a few days at the end of the journey.

5. A Glimpse into North Korea You can take the route that leads to Tumangang, a border town of North Korea. Many people want to see how the local people live in North Korea, and this part of the journey takes you into the country a short distance.

If you find a good Trans-Siberian tour company that is based in the UK, then you can be sure that you have numerous route choices, and the tour company would be very happy to help you plan your dream holiday on the Trans-Siberian Railway. If you book your holiday with a UK-based Trans-Siberian tour company, then you are protected by ABTA and ATOL, which gives you some added peace of mind.

Have you ever had a Trans-Siberia travel? Let me know in the comments section!

[image sources: Pexels, Pixabay, and Pixabay]

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  1. It's so beautiful, it's amazing! I really want to go right away.


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