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Russia, Dashing for 9,288 Km on Transcontinental Express

Russia, Dashing for 9,288 Km on Transcontinental Express

Posted April. 11, 2002 08:40,   


The Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR) starts from far-east Vladivostok and runs though Siberia to arrive at the final destination, Moscow. It is the longest railway on earth, which runs 9,288 kilometers across the endless Eurasian plain. (picture)

TSR tourists often stop by midway destinations to enjoy local tourism. They say that Russian rural villages and people are attractive enough to give a strong impression. In Korea, Lotte Tours has developed a TSR tourism package, and is currently operating it since last year.

There are two kinds of the package depart during May and July. The railway journey begins after arriving in Vladivostok or Novosibirsk via air. D 14-day trip (3.29 million won) = Vladivostok – Irkutsk – Baikal Lake – Novesibirsk – Ekaterinburg – Moscow – St. Petersburg. Departure on 14th and 28th in May, and every Tuesday during June and July. D 8-day trip (2.09 million won) = Novosibirsk – Irkutsk - Baikal Lake – Vladivostok. Departure on every Wednesday (May 15 – June 26). 02-399-2308