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  • VAYUDOOT HOLIDAYS PVT. LTD. A-101, Devgiri Apt. above Sawai Hotel Ganeshmala, Sinhagad Rd.

    Pune 411030 Maharashtra - India Tel Ph. -: +91 20-24250071/72 E-mail -: [email protected]


    DAY 00 TRAVEL FROM PUNE/MUMBAI Depart from Pune/Mumbai to Delhi by flight to connect onward flight from Delhi.

    DAY 01 MOSCOW SIGHTSEEING Early morning depart from Delhi to Moscow. Arrive at Moscow. Directly proceed to visit Tretyakov State

    Gallery One of the worlds Largest Museums, A treasure House of old Russian art from the 11th century till our days. The Gallery bears the name of its founder,Pavel Tretyakov - who presented his collection to the city of Moscow in 1892.Now the museum holds more than 50,000 works of Painting, art& sculpture. Evening free at leisure.In the evening, witness a Russian Folklore Show. Overnight at Moscow. (Indian Lunch, Indian Dinner)


    Breakfast & proceed to visit Moscow Kremlin grounds Including Bell Tower, Tsar Bell and Tsar Canon, Cathedral Square having the Assumption Cathedral where Russian Grand Princes and Czars were crowned. Visit Kremlin Armory. Lunch at an Indian Restaurant. Then we take a tour of Moscow Metro Stations which have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO for their mosaic and marble architecture, also travel by Moscow Underground Metro. Then spend some time for leisure activities and shopping at Arbat Street. Overnight at Moscow. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Indian Dinner)


    Breakfast& proceed to visitRed Square-the heart of the city, Gum Dept. store, St. Basil Cathedral (outside), Lenin Mausoleum. Thenproceed with City Tour of Moscow with Photo stops covering Bolshoy Theatre-Famous Palace of Congress & army chamber, KGB Building, Seven Sister building, Christ Cathedral, Victory Park, Moscow University, Sparrow Hill.Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Moscow. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch, Indian Dinner) DAY 04 ST. PETERSBURG

    Breakfast. Evening transfer to Moscow station to board ultramodern Suspension Sapsan Train to St. Petersburg - which is second largest city in Russia. Transfer & Check in Hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Evening enjoy a scenic boat ride on the canals of city and Neva River. Proceed to see Russian Ballet Show. Overnight at St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch, Indian Dinner)

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    Breakfast. Proceed for full day visit to two of the most beautiful Russian Imperial estates--Pushkin and Pavlovsk Palace and beautiful gardens that surround them. Tsarskoye Selo (formerly known as Pushkin) is one of St. Petersburg's numerous Imperial estates. Located just 25 kilometers south of the city, the estate boasts a large landscape park, dotted with architectural follies, and centered on the magnificent blue, white and gold Catherine Palace that houses some beautiful Baroque interiors, including the luxurious Grand Hall, a long, gold, mirrored ballroom. We then visit another of St. Petersburg's historical Imperial estates: Pavlovsk, which was named after Paul I who received the park grounds as a gift from his mother Catherine the Great in 1777, is home to the Grand Palace and hundreds of acres of densely forested parkland. The Grand Palace was built by the Scottish architect Charles Cameron between 1782 and 1786 in the general style of an Italian villa. Much of Pavlovsk's charm is derived from its wonderful landscape park. Have Pack Lunch during break of sightseeing. Evening have some free time to Walk along Nevsky Prospekt for the main street in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, planned by Peter the Great as the beginning of the road to Novgorod and Moscow. The Nevsky today functions as the main thoroughfare in Saint Petersburg. The majority of the city's shopping and nightlife, as well as the most expensive apartments, are located on or right off of the Nevsky Prospekt. Overnight at St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Indian Dinner)

    DAY 06 ST. PETERSBURG CITY TOUR PETERHOFF GARDENS Breakfast& proceed for a City Tour of St. Petersburg---see the Winter Palace, Kazan Cathedral, the

    Admiralty, Palace Square, the Naval Museum, St. Petersburg University, the Menshikov Palace, the Fine Arts Academy, the Bronze Horseman, Alexandrinsky Theatre, the monument to Catherine the Great, the Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood (from Inside) Visit famous Isaac Cathedral (from Inside).Lunch. Afternoon visit world famous Peterhof Palace and Gardens. Overnight at St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch, Indian Dinner)


    Breakfast &Check Out hotel. Proceed to visit the State Hermitage Museum to see a collection of more than 3 million works of arts and artifacts from world culture and is one of the most impressive art collections in the world. The Hermitage was founded on the original 18th century collection of Empress Catherine the Great and is housed in the magnificent Baroque Winter Palace (the main residence of the Russian Tsars of the Romanov Dynasty) and three other majestic buildings along the Neva River embankment - Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage and New Hermitage. After lunch transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi by Aeroflot flight.

    Arrival at Delhi. Connecting flight to Pune/Mumbai. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch)

    Extension Tour to TRANS SIBERIA


    Breakfast &Check Out hotel. Proceed to visit the State Hermitage Museum to see a collection of more than 3 million works of arts and artifacts from world culture and is one of the most impressive art collections in the world. The Hermitage was founded on the original 18th century collection of Empress Catherine the Great and is housed in the magnificent Baroque Winter Palace (the main residence of the Russian Tsars of the Romanov Dynasty) and three other majestic buildings along the Neva River embankment - Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage and New Hermitage. After lunch transfer to airport to board the flight to Kazan. Arrive at Kazan. The old Tartar capital on the banks of the Volga. Transfer and check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Kazan. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch, Local Dinner) DAY 08 KAZAN SIGHTSEEING

    After breakfast, continue visit to Kazan Kremlin, Kul Sharif Mosque, Suyumbike Tower, the Annunciation Cathedral, Peter and Pavel Church and Anniversary Park. Afternoon free at leisure. Evening enjoy walk on Kremlyevskaya and Bauman streets. Enjoy cultural program. Overnight stay at Kazan. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Local Dinner)


    Breakfast.Excursion to the RaIfa Bogoroditssky Monastery of the Mother of God, which is 25km from Kazan. The process of restoration started in 1991 and it is now a leading monastery of the Eastern Orthodox faith. On the way photo stop at Temple of All Religions it consists of several types of religious architecture. Afternoon transfer to train station to board the train to Yekaterinburg. Departure at 15:45 Hrs. Overnight in Train. (Breakfast, Local Lunch)

    DAY 10 YEKATERINBURG Arrival at Yekaterinburg. After breakfast at restaurant continue visit to Ganina Yama & Cathedral on the

    Blood guided Tour : visit the majestic Memorial Cathedral on the Blood in the name of all Saints, which was built on the place of execution of the last Russian tsar Nikolay II and his family. Then continue to Ganina Pit the unique orthodox monastery built on the place of the initial burial place of imperial remains. We visit seven wooden churches in the heart of a centuries-old pine forest.

    Visit to the Europe - Asia Border : Excursion to the obelisk "Border of Europe and Asia". A tour to the column established on a geographical joint of two parts of the world. According to an old tradition, tourists drink a glass of champagne on this place and take it home. On the way to the borderline, we can stop for a visit to the Memorial honoring the victims of the Stalins repressions of the 30-50s.Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Yekaterinburg. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Local Dinner)


    Breakfast, continue with guided tour of the historical centre, statues of Ekaterinburg founders and communist leaders, 1905 Revolution Square, Church of Spilled and the Chapel of St. Elizabeth, the Hill of Ascension and the Ural Museum of Minerals. Afternoon transfer to train station to board the train to Irkutsk. Departure at 15:39 Hrs. Overnight at Train. (Breakfast) DAY 12 YEKATERINBURG IRKUTSK

    On board the train, crossing Siberia. Overnight at Train. (NO Meals) DAY 13 YEKATERINBURG IRKUTSK

    Arrival at Irkutsk Transfer Check In Hotel. Overnight at Irkutsk. (NO Meals) DAY 14 IRKUTSK LISTVYANKA

    Breakfast & proceed to Irkutsk City Tour : visit a beautiful town known as the "Paris of Siberia". During the tour, we will see the 18th century churches, brightly painted shutters and log houses decorated with wooden lacework, as well as examples of modern Russian architecture. There are about 700 monuments of history and culture in Irkutsk. The most interesting for the guests are the historical ensembles in its central part: Spasskaya Church, the Epiphany Cathedral, the Roman Catholic Church, Cathedral of Kazan, the monument of the Siberian explorers, the Drama Theatre and etc.Afternoon transfer to Listvyanka by minibus (approx 70km), on the way we will stop at Open Air Wooden Architecture Museum in Taltsy, which is located in a picturesque forest on the bank of the river Angara. This museum is an open-air museum that has a large collection of original wooden houses equipped with old-style furniture and domestic utensils, and wooden tents belonging to the various ethnic groups which inhabited this region. They were brought from several local villages. The museum conveys the lifestyle of 16th 19th century Russia. Here you can learn about the various aspects of village life, see the interiors of a Russian fort and a 15th century watchtower, as well as glimpse at the lifestyle of the Buryat and Evenk people and see a Shaman yurt and other interesting objects.

    Arrive at Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal The Gem of Siberia with beautiful and unforgettable surroundings. You will be astonished by the color metamorphoses of the lake's surface, the ever-changing play of water and sky, taiga and cliffs. Overnight at Listvyanka. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Local Dinner)


    Breakfast. Visit Baikal Lake Museum where you will learn Siberian traditions, history, flora and fauna of the deepest freshwater lake in the world. Also take cable car up to the observation point, known as a Stone of Cherky from where you will see the breathtaking panorama of lake Baikal and Angara river mouth. Then on our

  • way to the center of the village, visit local Fish Market. Smoked Omul - Baikal endemic testy fish - is highly recommended to try. Alsosee "Retro Park" - it is very positive and nice collection of metal sculptures and old Soviet cars. Overnight at Listvyanka. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Local Dinner)

    DAY 16 LISTVYANKA HALF DAY BOAT RIDE IRKUTSK Breakfast. Enjoy half day boat trip in Lake Baikal. Enjoy scenic beauty of one of the best astonishing site in

    the world. Lunch on the boat. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Irkutsk. (Breakfast, Local Lunch & Local Dinner) DAY 17 IRKUTSK ULAAN BATAAR

    Breakfast. Morning transfer to the railway station. Board Train to Ulaan Bataar at 07:53Hrs. Enjoy the scenery along the lake Baikal. Overnight at Train. (Breakfast) DAY 18 ULAAN BATAAR

    Arrive at Ulaan Bataar. The city is situated on the bank of the river Tuur, surrounded by four mountains that local people believe to be sacred. Breakfast in Hotel. Continue with Ulaan Bataar City Tour : Visit Gandan Hiid Monastery, the countrys largest remaining monastery, Sukhebaatar Square.

    Visit to the National History Museum : The National Museum of Mongolian History is one of the leading museums in Mongolia displaying Mongolian cultural heritage. You will learn about ancient states period (Hunnu, Turkish and Uighur), the Mongolian Empire of 13th-14th centuries, Mongolian traditional lifestyle, their clothing and jewellery, as well as current democratic reforms and modern state of affairs. You will see real dinosaur remains as well as other archeological findings from the Mesozoic Era found in the Gobi desert.

    Check in the Hotel. Free time for rest and freshen-up. Evening enjoy Tumen Ekh ensemble, Mongolias premier traditional performance featuring folk and traditional music, song, throat singing, dance and contortion. Overnight at Ulaan Bataar. (Breakfast, Indian Lunch, Indian Dinner)


    Transfer to Terelj National Park by mini bus. Famous as the home of Genghis Khan, Mongolia is one of the most mystical destinations on earth. It was the homeland of the brilliant, tough, well-drilled horsemen who, for over 500 years from the 13th century, occupied lands and cities from the river Yellow to the Danube. The dramatic Mongolian landscapes are breathtaking.

    On the way visit Chinggis Khaan Monument located at Conjinboldog area on the bank of the Tuul River, 33 miles east of Ulaan Bataar. It is a 40-metre tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, erected in 2008. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. There are 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan. Visitors can walk to the head of the horse where they can have a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. The monument complex also features a visitor centre and an archaeological museum. The Chinggis Khan Statue is currently the biggest equestrian statue in the world.

    Terelj National Park Tour : Terelj National Park is famous for its unique granite rock formations, pristine alpine scenery and diverse flora and fauna. We will explore Turtle rock and enjoy hiking to Aryabal monastery. We will have an opportunity to visit a real Nomad family and see its traditional way of living exploring their lifestyle by learning how to milk the cows and preparing the dairy products. We stay for overnight in a traditional Mongolian Ger (means "home") - a sturdy wood and felt type tent. Overnight at Terelj in Tent. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Local Dinner)


    Breakfast, morning time at leisure-relax. Check Out at 11:00Hrs & transfer to Ulaan Bataar. Lunch & Check In Hotel. Evening free relax ON OWN. Dinner. Overnight at Ulaan Bataar. (Breakfast, Local Lunch, Indian Dinner) DAY 21 - ULAAN BATAAR MUMBAI

    Breakfast. Take return flight to Mumbai. Departure from Ulaan Bataar to Mumbai by flight. DAY 22 - ARRIVAL IN MUMBAI

  • Extension to Gobi Desert Day 01: Flight to the Gobi Desert visit Bayanzag (Flaming cliffs) Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Dalanzadgad, which is a small town of Gobi. Upon arrival, your Gobi tour guide will be waiting for you at arrivals and drive to the Bayanzag - is a famous for the first discovery of dinosaur eggs, bones and complete dinosaur skeletons which is first discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews, American expedition in the 1920. We will find an egg and bones of dinosaurs around Bayanzag. White fossilized bones are still found nowadays.The red flaming cliffs of Bayanzag are looks like fire in the middle of the desert from distance.Overnight at Mongol Gobi Tourist Ger Camp. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 02: Khongor Sand Dunes visit Camel Herder family &Camel trail Breakfast,proceed to the extraordinary sand dunes of Khongor. This is one of the most scenic areas of Gobi. The dunes rise abruptly from the plain, in some places reaching a height of 300 meters, and extend over an area between 2-12 km in width and 180 km in length.After lunch at Gobi Discovery tourist Ger camp near the Khongor sand dunes, we will visit camel herder family in their Ger, explore their unique nomadic lifestyle. Its chance to try drinking Hormog (fermented Mongolian camel milk). The sand dunes are the perfect place for camel riding. We will discover this magnificent place on camel back. Mongolia is home to 2/3 of the two-humped Bactrian camels in the world. It is a gentle, calm and extraordinary patient animal and can carry on without water for a month. Bet, you never rode a Bactrian camel, riding a Bactrian camel is much more comfortable than the camel in Sahara, India or anywhere else. Its two humps support you from both sides and easy pace will comfort you so much. In the evening, we will climb up to the Singing Dune, one of the highest dunes, opportunity to see the breathtaking view of the surrounding area and amazing sunshine panorama of sand dunes. When it is windy some of the dunes give a strange sound like the engines of an aero plane, for which they are named the singing dunes. Overnight at Mongol Gobi Tourist Ger Camp. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 03: Yol Valley Three beauties of Gobi Mt. National Park Breakfast &continues to the Yol valley situated in Three beauties of Gobi Mt. National Park. Yol means Lammergeyer, one of the most endangered bird species of prey. The valley is notable for a deep ice field; it remains frozen for most of the year, except late summer. After lunch at tourist Ger camp near the National Park, we will visit Yol valley. There is we will make little hiking through grassy meadows, small streams, long and narrow valley with sheltered by high cliff walls, sunlight bouncing off amazing rocks, covered with wild flowers and Gobi plants. You may be lucky enough to spot wild sheep and goat, grazing high on the cliff walls.Overnight at Mongol Gobi Tourist Ger Camp. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 4: Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

    Breakfast, early morning transfer to Gobi airport for return flight to Ulaanbaatar. Departure from Ulaan Bataar to Mumbai by flight.


    Ex. Mumbai/Pune

    Return air fares

    Russia & Mongolia Visa

    Stay at 3* Deluxe Hotels with American Breakfast

    St. Petersburg to Moscow by Sapsan bullet train

    All Travel, Transfer, Sightseeing by AC Coach as per size of Group, Tips to Driver and Guide

    Entrance Fees for above mentioned sightseeing places

    Lunch and Dinner as per program with 1 water bottle per person/day

    Services of Group Leader of Vayudoot as per Group Leader Policy

    Train tickets (4 berth cabins) from Kazan Yekaterinburg- Irkutsk Ulaan Bataar

    Travel Insurance of INR 750/- per Person for Russia and INR 1500/- per Person for Trans Siberia, any additional premium is payable at actual extra

    Govt. Service Tax


    Meals in the train

    Personal expenses like laundry, room service charges, telephone, excess baggage charges, extra mineral water, porterage

    Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions


    The Tour Fee is calculated as on 23.11.17. Any Change in airfare, hotel, and sightseeing exp. after this date is applicable.

    Tour Fee calculated at 1 EURO = INR 70/- Payment of the foreign currency part of the tour fee should be made in Indian Rupees at prevailing Forex rate on the date of payment of our Authorized Forex Agent

    Hotels, Flights, Trains, Itinerary, Arrival Departure dates/timings subject to change depending on local conditions.

    Group Leader Policy : At the time of closure of booking if group size is 15 Adult and above: Group Leader of Company will be with you Mumbai to Mumbai 7-14 Adults: English Speaking Local Guide will accompany Airport to Airport in every Country and specially hired AC Mini Bus will be with Group for all transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary. Your program, Departure date and Tour Fee will be same 2-6 Adults: You will have choice to cancel tour and take full refund or go for the tour independently,

    the revised cost will be given by the company

    Any refund from our side is only in Cheque

    Payment as per payment schedule given by us