Touring with Vodkatrain

For over 50 years Vodkatrain has been specialising in small group tours and independent journeys on the Trans-Siberian Railway & Mongolia – Overlanding is in our blood.

Vodkatrain exists for the explorers, the ramblers and the off-the-beaten-trackers. Those who seek something different and grab life by the adventure. Choose an overland odyssey with Vodkatrain for an authentic taste of life on and off the rails.

It’s not every day you get to unfurl the secrets of Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway or live like a Nomad in Mongolia. For Vodkatrain, that’s our reality every single day.

Why Vodkatrain?

Intriguing destinations  -  Take the road less travelled and discover incredible places off the tourist trail.

Authentic experiences  -  Eat, drink, sleep and travel as the locals do for a genuine taste of life in each region.

Helpful honchos  -  Helpful honchos every step of the way with you for the whole journey, your Honcho is a local legend who will help you hit the highlights and discover the hidden gems.

Freedom to roam  -  With no regimented schedule, travel as a group with the flexibility to explore independently.

Adventurers unite  -  Forge friendships on small group experiences designed for 18-35s.

Small means (Extra) small  - Our group experiences cater to 12 people max. Big enough to form a posse, small enough to give you space.

Your support network  -  Our Travel Advisors are walking encyclopedias – helping you plan, book, and find your way if you get lost while you wander.

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12 Nights

The Budgeting Bolshevik

Want to hit the highlights without breaking the bank? Travel like a local and bypass the tourist traps for a real taste of the Trans Siberian Railway. A convergence point for countless cultures, you’ll mingle with modern Mongolians and marvel at the magnificence of Moscow in an adventure that spans three countries and seven time zones.

Members are eligible for cashback on this trip of up to £33pp
Starts:Beijing
Ends:Moscow
Group Size:1- 15
Operator:Vodkatrain

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18 Nights

The Ruski Huski

An epic winter adventure that’s not for the fainthearted! Leave the North Pole to Santa and get yourself to Siberia for a winter adventure you’ll never forget. Enjoy adrenaline fuelled activities amid glistening landscapes. Warm up in a Russian sauna and try your hand at cooking dumplings in a cosy ger camp. And best of all, see the iconic sights sans tourists, like the Great Wall dusted in freshly fallen snow.

Members are eligible for cashback on this trip of up to £51pp
Starts:Beijing
Ends:St Petersburg
Group Size:1- 15
Operator:Vodkatrain

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20 Nights

The Russian Express

The adventure of a lifetime awaits. Explore further, dive deeper and experience more on this epic adventure. You’ll have time to cruise the canals of St. Pete’s, wander the streets of Moscow, ride across the steppe in Mongolia and climb the Great Wall in China with plenty of time to relax and rest on the rails.   

Members are eligible for cashback on this trip of up to £55pp
Starts:Beijing
Ends:St Petersburg
Group Size:1- 12
Operator:Vodkatrain

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18 Nights

The Ruski Huski

An epic winter adventure that’s not for the fainthearted! Leave the North Pole to Santa and get yourself to Siberia for a winter adventure you’ll never forget. Enjoy adrenaline fuelled activities amid glistening landscapes. Warm up in a Russian sauna and try your hand at cooking dumplings in a cosy ger camp. And best of all, see the iconic sights sans tourists, like the Great Wall dusted in freshly fallen snow.

Members are eligible for cashback on this trip of up to £47pp
Starts:St Petersburg
Ends:Beijing
Group Size:1- 15
Operator:Vodkatrain

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20 Nights

The Vodkatrain

Go beyond babushkas and vodka on the ultimate Trans Mongolian journey. Encounter more people, places and tasty flavours on this epic three-week adventure. Marvel at the palaces of St. Pete’s, plunge into the sapphire depths of dazzling Lake Baikal, sleep under a blazing blanket of stars in a Mongolian ger camp, then glide into China to eat oodles of noodles and gawk at ancient sights like the Great Wall.

Members are eligible for cashback on this trip of up to £54pp
Starts:St Petersburg
Ends:Beijing
Group Size:1- 15
Operator:Vodkatrain

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