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Discover Russia and its Neighbours with the Go Russia Travel Experts

Go Russia is an award winning UK based tour operator specialising in holidays to Russia, the countries of the former USSR, Mongolia and China. No matter where in the region you’d like to go, we have a tour for you, from Moscow and St. Petersburg city breaks, to leisurely Russian river cruises. If you’re yearning to explore, we can lead you along the Golden Ring or take you on a cross-continental Trans-Siberian rail journey. For adrenaline junkies we also organise adventure holidays in Russia, such as climbing Mount Elbrus, trekking in Kamchatka, horse-riding in the Altai Mountains and more.
 
We’re also a special event specialist, so whether you want to attend the MAKS International Aerospace Show or the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we can make it happen. We are also proud to be one of the few providers in the world offering truly unique space and aviation related programmes - flights on supersonic MIG-29 fighters, private tours of the Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City), tours to the Baikonur cosmodrome to witness International Space Station mission launches, and zero-gravity flights.  With us, the world - and beyond - really is your oyster.
Forget what you’ve heard about Russia being a cold country. That only goes for our winter weather. Russia has deep-seated traditions of hospitality, kindness and generosity which ensure that our visitors are guaranteed a friendly welcome.  We’re keen to show you our culture and that of our Mongolian and Chinese neighbours. Go Russia will take care of all the arrangements, from visas to travel, accommodation to the very best sightseeing programmes - all you have to do is enjoy it.
 
There are several ways you can find out more. Follow our blog, read more about what people think about Go Russia on Trip Advisor or give us a call to talk about where we can take you. Read more why you should travel with us or start finding your perfect itinerary.

Exciting adventures could be just around the corner. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey and hope you travel with us!

  • Go Russia offers the best service I have encountered after a dozen trips to Russia. I wish I'd found their services earlier - I'd have saved myself a lot of trouble...
    Jonathon Reynolds: Rough Guides
  • Moscow is unlike any other European tour I have been on and Go Russia are well connected which helped make the trip run smoothly, they are also very good at revealing the hidden gems...
    L. Levenson: Destinations
  • Go Russia not only offers efficient service, and genuine expertise, but also has the courage to offer trips to remote and fascinating parts of Russia that other tour operators don't reach...
    Polly Evans: Sunday Times
  • One of the real advantages of Go Russia was having a tour guide from Moscow who was able to recommend things to do when you had free time as well as good bars, restaurants and clubs...
    Becky Ward: New! Magazine
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Russian city-breaks, tours to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Golden Ring. Group and tailor-made holidays

Based on our extensive experience dealing with tours to Russia we have designed multiple city-break holidays to suit various budgets and interests with focus on main cultural highlights, Russian art and culture, medieval and modern history, cold war period, life beyond capitals and much more. Only small and medium-sized groups.
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Russian River Cruises 2017

One of the most relaxing and enjoyable ways to discover the immense cultural riches and changing landscapes of any country is aboard a ship. Join us to explore Russia from the comfort and security of a modern river cruiser and enjoy the diversity of both modern and ancient cities along the way. Sail between Moscow and St. Petersburg or along the picturesque Volga – the largest in Russia. Our Russian river cruises are operated on vessels ranging from 3* to luxury 5* ships.
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Tours along Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian railway

Go Russia offers you our expertise and professionalism to create unforgettable memories for your journey of a lifetime. Whatever Trans-Siberian tour you chose, sitting back in your train you’ll be captivated again and again by the landscape, which metamorphoses from laid out fields, through the vast birch forests of Siberia and treeless Mongolian steppe, to the grassland and mountains in China.
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Adventure and Discovery Tours in Russia

We’re all fascinated by everything unusual and unexplored. What can be more thrilling than to feel like a pioneer in a world, which has fewer and fewer hidden treasures every year? Russia is a land with an immense wealth of natural treasures, including some of the few completely untouched areas on earth, and a great destination for lovers of adventure. It is now time to explore the wilderness of Russia and find out what this planet still has to offer.
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Beyond Russia. Explore China, Mongolia and the Silk Road

Our dedicated “Asian Expert Team” invites you for a discovery journey to Central Asia. All these countries represent cradles of history, authentic culture, unbelievable sense of hospitality, stunning landscapes, unique combination of nature ranging from Gobi desert and sand dunes to beautiful mountains, rivers and lakes. Regardless of the regions where you would go on a tour you will experience energetic and knowledgeable guides, welcoming local people, and mouth-watering Asian food.
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School trips to Russia and former USSR

When we are young, travelling to new countries and remote destinations is one of the most fascinating things in life. We believe it is now time to explore the wonders and heritage of Russia and countries of the former USSR through the wide eyes and open minds of a young generation free of the “cold war experience”.
It is time to Go Russia!
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Visa free tours to Russia - discover St. Petersburg and Moscow

You can now explore Russia visa – free arriving by a ferry from Helsinki and staying in the country for three days. With our visa-free tours to Russia you can either enjoy just St. Petersburg or combine it with a short visit to Moscow.
It’s true – no visa at all!
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Are you brave enough to experience a Siberian winter? November 29, 2016 Are you brave enough to experience a Siberian winter?
Visiting the coldest reaches of Siberia in the depths of winter takes some preparation and I don't just mean packing a thick coat. Temperatures in this part of Russia can fall so low that if you usually wear me...
How will you spend November 7th? November 04, 2016 How will you spend November 7th?
In Russia, November 7th is a date with an interesting story behind it. From 1917, it marked the Great October Socialist Revolution, though in post-Soviet times, it was renamed The Day of Accord and Concilia...
How much do you know about Faberg?’s exquisite eggs? October 28, 2016 How much do you know about Faberg?’s exquisite eggs?
Most visitors to Russia will have heard of Faberg?, creator of the most ornate and precious Easter eggs on the planet. But how much do you know about these eggs? Here’s what you need to know. The son of a je...
A beginner’s guide to Russian nesting dolls October 11, 2016 A beginner’s guide to Russian nesting dolls
If there’s one souvenir that’s synonymous with Russia, it’s surely the nesting dolls known as matryoshkas.  It’s hard to resist bringing a set home from your holiday, but few who do know much about their origin...
How would you like to visit the home of Leo Tolstoy? September 23, 2016 How would you like to visit the home of Leo Tolstoy?
Leo Tolstoy, author of the classics Anna Karenina and War and Peace, is undisputedly one of Russia’s greatest writers. He was born on 9th September 1828 at the family estate, Yasnaya Polyana, located about 120 ...
It’s mushroom picking time in Russia! September 21, 2016 It’s mushroom picking time in Russia!
As summer draws to a conclusion, it’s time to think about the harvest.  In British parks (and even by the roadside), you’ll spot people with old plastic ice cream tubs furtively looking for juicy, sweet blackbe...
Moscow celebrates its 869th anniversary! August 30, 2016 Moscow celebrates its 869th anniversary!
On the first weekend in September, Moscow has traditionally celebrated its city day. This year, the festivities have been moved to the weekend of 10th and 11th September in a bid to separate the celebrations fr...
Have you considered a trip to Kazan? August 25, 2016 Have you considered a trip to Kazan?
Ask many overseas visitors to Russia to list the country’s great cities and you’ll be hard pushed to find Kazan on a list. That’s not because Kazan isn’t great. It’s because, despite receiving 2.1 million touri...
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100 years of the Trans – Siberian Railway October 20, 2016 100 years of the Trans – Siberian Railway
Perhaps the world's most iconic train journey, the Trans-Siberian Railway connects Moscow with the far-eastern edge of Russia, with branch lines heading off to Mongolia and China. And this month marks 100 years since the final section was opened, in October 2016, after years in the making.
Vladimir the Great statue to be installed near the Kremlin October 12, 2016 Vladimir the Great statue to be installed near the Kremlin
Moscow authorities have voted to erect a statue of Vladimir the Great on Borovitskaya Square near the Kremlin, after months of dispute regarding the location of the monument. The 12-meter monument to Prince Vladimir is to be unveiled in autumn 2016, its designer Salavat Scherbakov.
Free WiFi on all Public Transport in Moscow September 28, 2016 Free WiFi on all Public Transport in Moscow
From now on, Moscow is set to provide passengers with WiFi access on its entire public transport network. According to reports in the Russian capital, the transport company, which is in the midst of installing WiFi across its famous subway system, have added connectivity on buses and trams above ground.
New tourist route at the Kremlin from November 2016 September 14, 2016 New tourist route at the Kremlin from November 2016
A new tourist route will be available to visitors to Moscow from 30 November. New archaeological discoveries have been made on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin.It will feature the remains of several historical buildings.
Giant Aquarium in Vladivostok to Open September 2016 August 29, 2016 Giant Aquarium in Vladivostok to Open September 2016
The construction of one of the world's largest ocean aquariums is set for completion this September.

The Primorsky Aquarium, that is being built in the north-eastern part of Russky Island in Vladivostok, without a doubt will be a unique facility. Beautiful exhibits, different interesting tours, educational programs for children and adults, marine mammal shows, the opportunity to interact with dolphins, comfortable leisure areas, beautiful territory with a diverse landscape including parks and waterfalls, shops and cafes.
Legendary Aurora cruiser is now open to visitors August 01, 2016 Legendary Aurora cruiser is now open to visitors
The historic Aurora cruiser  in St Petersburg , a symbol of the 1917 October Revolution, is again open to visitors on 3rd of August after a two-year repair period. The newly restored ship now has exhibitions on both the Bolshevik revolution and the history of the Russian Navy.The cruiser currently has the status of being the number one ship in the Russian Navy.
“War and Peace” route in St. Petersburg July 14, 2016 “War and Peace” route in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau (CTIB) introduced the route to filming places of the BBC series “War and Peace” in St. Petersburg.
 
Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood in Top 10 June 21, 2016 Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood in Top 10
Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg entered into the world list of top tourist attractions Travelers Choice in the category "Top 25 Landmarks" by TripAdvisor. The rankings are based on feedback from the site visitors.

Russian city-breaks, tours to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Golden Ring and the Russian North - Kizhi & Solovestky Islands.

Start your Russian discovery with our carefully designed city-break packages. We have a variety of tours to suite various interests ranging from general knowledge and culture to specific areas as World War II and Soviet history. 

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Tours along the Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian railway. Discover Russia, Mongolia & China. Naadam packages.

The actual length of the Trans-Siberian Railroad is over 9,288 kilometres, covering nearly all Eurasia. It's the longest railway on the planet running through two continents: Europe and Asia; passes through 3 countries Russia, Mongolia and China.

"Find your perfect Trans-Siberian tour".

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All Inclusive Russian river cruise holidays: sail between Moscow & St. Petersburg or along the Volga.

Based on our extensive experience in the region we have selected the most exciting routes served by the reputable Russian river cruise companies and all our river cruises are on modern comfortable vessels featuring traditional atmosphere.
 
Just click on the month for your suitable departure or "Find your Russian cruise".

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Adventure and Discovery Tours in Russia - travel to Karelia, Kamchatka, Elbrus, Altai.

Go beyond big cities for a chance to discover great cultural and natural heritage of Russia. If you are ready to leave the beaten path for a new type of travel experience, your trip with us will leave you with unforgettable memories.
 
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Visa Free Tours to Russia - discover St. Petersburg and Moscow.

According to the Russian legislation foreign tourists travelling on ferries may arrive in St. Petersburg without Russian visa for the period of 72 hours. Go Russia have designed various itineraries compliant with the regulations above and we invite you to visit St. Petersburg and Moscow arriving in Russia by St. Peter Line ferry from Helsinki.
 
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