If you are looking for holiday with a difference for 2020, look no further than a trip across the unknown on the Trans-Siberian Railway. If you’re tired of the usual holiday places such as Spain, France, Tenerife, and Thailand and want something a bit more stimulating, please read on!
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Before we go any further, it’s important to note that booking through an experienced Trans-Siberian tour operator is the best way to get the very most out of the experience. A quick browse online for Trans-Siberian holidays for 2020 should produce a number of results from where you can choose the best dates and operator for you. Long established and experienced Trans-Siberian tour operators will always have some testimonials from previous customers and will always be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Why Take A Trans-Siberian Railway Holiday?
The reasons why more and more people are opting to spend their precious holiday time travelling the Trans-Siberian railway are wide and varied but the main reason must be that it’s completely different to any other holiday they have ever taken before. Please see below for just a few highlights you can look forward to when you book this type of unique holiday.
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- Stunning Scenery — If you take the traditional and best-known Trans-Siberian railway route from Moscow to Vladivostok you will encounter some diverse and spectacular scenery on the way and if you opt for the Trans-Mongolian or Trans-Manchurian routes in addition, you will be rewarded further. From the city scape of Moscow to the pine meadows and lakes of Siberia, you will be unable to draw yourself away from the fascinating landscape as it changes during the duration of your trip.
- The Train — Needless to say, for a journey of this magnitude, the train is equipped with everything you need to travel in comfort. With comfortable cabins, enough food and a leisurely cruising speed, the train is in complete contrast to some of the barren and seemingly uninhabited landscapes that you will pass. It might be a good idea to pack some books, playing cards etc. for when nightfall comes.
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- Your Fellow Travellers — Your Trans-Siberian railway trip is much more than a holiday; it’s an experience and a great part of this experience is meeting fellow passengers. Cracking open the Vodka with Russians, sharing noodles with Chinese travellers and marvelling at the traditional dress of the Mongolian travellers are all part and parcel of a trip of the Trans-Siberian Railway and will provide lasting memories.
- The Food — Although food onboard the Trans-Siberian Railway could rarely be classed as excellent, you will get to experience the food that goes hand in hand with the region you are through and if you’re still hungry, there will always be some food hawkers at the stations that you stop at that will be eager to receive your custom!
So, there you have it, a few good reasons why you should book your 2020 holiday on the Trans-Siberian Railway. The sights, sounds, food and people you encounter are sure to make it the holiday of a lifetime!