Peterhof, St Petersburg, Russia
 
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Facts
Area:
17,075,400 km²
Population:
147,600,000 (1997)
Capital:
Moscow
Languages:
Russian
Religions:
Russian Orthodox 24%, Muslim 10-15%
Currency:
1 rouble = 100 kopeks

 

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Our Thoughts

There is no place like Russia. The trans-siberian railroad is a must-see. Traveling down the Volga is wonderful, but we recommend going by boat.

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Itinerary
Trip 2001 Trans-Siberian Railroad
July 14, 2001 Arrive from Mongolia on a train to Ulan Ude.
July 15 Ulan Ude
July 15 Overnight train to Lake Baikal via Irkutsk.
July 16-18 Explore Lake Baikal
July 19 Visit Irkutsk
July 20 Depart Irkutsk on Train No. 9 at 1.55 p.m. (4 berth sleeper)
July 20-22 Enjoy trans-Siberian, multi-day train ride Ekaterinburg
July 22-23 Tour Ekaterinburg (arrived on july 22 at 1:50 pm)
July 24 Ride train to Moscow.
July 25-28 Explore Moscow.
July 28 Depart Moscow on Train No. 3 at 11.59 p.m. (4 berth sleeper)
July 29 Arrive St Petersburg at 8:30 am.
July 29-Aug 1 Tour St. Petersburg
 
   
Trip 2002 The Volga
September 22-25 Moscow
September 26 Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan
September 27 Lenin's hometown, Ulyanovsk and drove to Saratov. Overnight train to Volgograd.
September 28 Volgograd. Overnight train to Astrakhan.
September 29 Astrakhan.
September 30 Train to Kazakhstan.
   
   
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