Trains leave moscow almost every day. Book your tickets in advance – don’t wait until you arrive in moscow. you can book online or use a travel agent. there are two options: Travel non-stop in seven days. you sleep and eat on the train. you can talk to other passengers, learn some words in russian and enjoy the views. the train travels through amazing mountains, beautiful forests and strange deserts.
Stop on the way and stay in hotels. Go sightseeing in the big cities. in novosibirsk – the main city in siberia – there are museums, art galleries, theatres and a famous opera house in the city centre. or visit the Kungur ice Cave near Perm. From the towns of irkutsk or ulan-ude, you can take a bus or train to lake Baikal, a unesCo World heritage site. lake Baikal is 636 kilometres long and there are only four or fi ve towns near it. the lake is a great place for sports activities – diving, hiking and horse riding are all popular.