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Setting off on your Russia holidays this year? Not a phrase that's commonly banded about however, certainly well worth considering as from the iconic architecture and political intrigue of Moscow and St Petersburg, to some of the world's most exciting birdwatching and tiger tracking tours in Kamchatka, Wrangel Island and Durminskoye Reserve, there's much more to a Russia holiday than just Putin on horseback. Discover the cities, countryside and people that will remain a mystery to many fair weather travellers.

Kuril Islands cruises, bird watching cruise, Russia
Kamchatka, the Commander and Kuril Islands, from US $7300 - US $11000 (13 days) ex flights
Kamchatka, Chukotka and Wrangel Island wildlife cruises, Russia
This is one of the last great journeys in the world, from US $11200 - US $13800 (15 days) ex flights
Kamchatka holidays, small group tour
Explore the region of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, from £1549 (13 days) ex flights
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
Russia to China on the Trans-Siberian Railway, from £2595 - £2935 (20 days) ex flights

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Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg
Ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip, from £2599 - £2699 (21 days) ex flights
Siberian Tiger & Amur Leopard Tours in Russia
Track Siberian Tigers and Amur Leopards in Russia's Far East, from £2995 (14 days) ex flights
Central Asia overland holiday
Incredible scenery, shamanic traditions and eagle hunters, from £2599 (23 days) ex flights
Kamchatka and Chukotka wildlife cruises, Russia
Explore Kamchatka and the coastline of Siberia, from US $7200 - US $10300 (13 days) ex flights
Russia Arctic & Siberia tour
Cultural discovery tour of Russia's Far East, from £4549 (13 days) ex flights
Moscow to St Petersburg winter holiday
Enjoy Russian winter and its beautiful cities, tailor-made, from €1200 - €1650 (6 days) ex flights
Trans Siberian Railway holiday, Russian Summer
Remarkable Moscow to Vladivostok train journey, Tailor-Made, from €3200 - €4100 (18 days) ex flights
Short breaks to Russia's Golden Ring
Russian history and lifestyle in stunning Vladimir-Suzdal, from €460 - €1100 per tour (2 days)
Russia holiday, Spring to Autumn
Explore Russia's present and former Capital, tailor-made, from €1400 - €1800 (7 days) ex flights
Russia holiday, St Petersburg and Karelia
Multi-activity cultural trip to Northern Russia, tailor-made, from €1120 - €1950 (8 days) ex flights
Moscow to St Petersburg holiday in Russia
Fascinating history and architecture, from £1249 - £1419 (8 days) inc UK flights
Trans Mongolian adventure holiday
An epic journey from Russia to China, from £1599 - £1699 (16 days) ex flights
Kuril Islands holiday, Russia
Volcano climbing, hiking and cruise in Kunashir, tailor-made, from €3500 - €4600 (12 days) ex flights
Russia holiday, Moscow to St Petersburg
Brief but exciting insight into Russia's unique culture, from £615 (7 days) ex flights
Russian Arctic cruises, Across the top of the world
Cross the Arctic Circle into the pristine Wrangel and Herald islands, from £7370 - £9080 (0 days) ex flights
Trans Siberian railway tour
Watch this epic land glide by through the window of a comfortable train, from £2349 - £2599 (17 days) ex flights
Trans-Siberian Railway, small group tour
Crossing six time zones from Moscow to Beijing, from £3599 - £3949 (19 days) inc UK flights
Beringia Arctic Games and Wrangel Island cruise
Authentic Arctic Beringia Festival culture plus Polar Bears, from US $8900 - US $11000 (15 days) ex flights
The Caucasus tour, Black Sea to the Caspian Sea
Rich cultures and dramatic landscapes of Russia's deep south, from £3349 (15 days) ex flights
Sea of Okhotsk wildlife cruise, Russia
Travel to a region known for its abundance of wildlife, from US $6700 - US $10300 (12 days) ex flights
Maslenitsa winter festival in Russia
Slavic holiday of Maslenitsa – exciting winter festival, from €1180 (7 days) ex flights
Trans Siberian rail journey, winter in Russia
From Moscow to Baikal, tailor-made, from €1800 - €2350 (12 days) ex flights
Kamchatka wildlife and bird watching cruise, Russia
Cruise one of the most biologically rich parts of the planet, from US $8000 - US $11900 (14 days) ex flights
Northern sea route cruise, Russia
The North East Passage is the world's most famous sea route, from US $19800 - US $28200 (4 weeks) ex flights
Russia holiday, a taste of Russia
Russia a land of mystery and intrigue, from £960 - £1085 (8 days) ex flights
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8 reviews for Russia holidays3.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Russia holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
The Lake Baikal Homestay and the Mongolian Ger Camp... both have incredible memories for me that will stay with me for life! (more)Heidi Hosgood
I loved the train journey, chatting to the locals, making food, using the hot water urns at the end of the carriage and having the wheels changed on the Mongolia/China border was a fantastic experience. (more)Sally Foote
The most memorable was staying in a ger at Terelj National Park [Mongolia] and walking in the park... The most exciting was seeing the cosmonaut memorial in Moscow and balancing a Kazakh hunting eagle on my arm outside Terelj. (more)Christine Johnstone
From £2595 - £2935 excluding flights
Trans Siberian Railway holiday, Russian Summer
Memorable parts? Tips? Have faith in this operator. They are top professionals who really know their country. Local benefits? Yes, we certainly helped the local economy at every opportunity. Overall rating? 9 out of 10. (more)Jim Bowater
From €3200 - €4100 excluding flights
Russia holiday, a taste of Russia
The most memorable parts were the sights, local families and banya. (more)Esther Horner
The highlights were the new friends that I've made, interesting sites and history that I've discovered. (more)Dannielle Bouche
From £960 - £1085 excluding flights
Kamchatka wildlife and bird watching cruise, Russia
Memorable parts? Seeing the ribbon seals, the northern right whale and the spoonbill sandpiper. Tips? Be prepared for lots of walking on the tundra. Also understand that the ship does not have stabilizers so even a mild swell rocks the ship. Bring a good layering system as temperatures and ice conditions can vary greatly. Local benefits? Supported conservation and the spoonbill sandpiper project. I suppose that we provided some income for the people in the towns in which... (more)Marian Herz
From US $8000 - US $11900 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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