The distance from Moscow to Vladivostok is 9288 km! Welcome in the capital of the Primorsky Territory Vladivostok one of the most picturesque and interesting cities in the Russian Far East. Vladivostok was founded in 1860 with mission to defend the south-eastern border of Russia. During the Soviet time the city of Vladivostok, was the home base of the Pacific Russian military fleet and was a forbidden city to foreigners, free access was given to tourists and visitors only in 1992. The construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad that began in 1891 served as a jump-start for the rapid growth of the city. We invites you to explore this city with dramatic past and great future, as end or start point of your individual trans-siberian trip. Enjoy the bay view from a boat or the top of one of the hills on which the city lies, walk the streets with ocean breeze, check out the historic sightseeing and capture the refreshing spirit of the natural surroundings.

Vladivostok city tour with 2 museums

Vladivostok pedestrian street city tour Duration: 3 hours
Included: transport & guide services, entrance fee to 2 museums
City tour of Vladivostok covering all the main attractions of the city: Vladivostok Railway Station – terminus of the Trans-Siberian railroad, S-56 submarine on the harbor embankment, where the city was first-founded 142 years ago. You will also visit the highly regarded Arseniev Museum to view exhibits of the region’s rich treasure of flora and fauna as well as the culture and history of the Vladivostok area. In addition to the stops the tour will pass many historic, cultural and architectural landmarks that make up the flavor of Vladivostok.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-9 PAX 10-12 PAX
150€ 80€ 65€ 45€ 30€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee

Vladivostok city tour without museums

Vladivostok kremlin city tour Duration: 2-3 hours
Included: transport & guide services
City tour of Vladivostok covering all the main attractions of the city: Vladivostok Railway Station – terminus of the Trans-Siberian railroad, S-56 submarine on the harbor embankment, where the city was first-founded 142 years ago. In addition to the stops the tour will pass many historic, cultural and architectural landmarks that make up the flavor of Vladivostok.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-8 PAX 9-10 PAX
110€ 60€ 50€ 35€ 30€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee

Vladivostok harbour cruise

Vladivostok harbour golden Horn tour Duration: 1,5 hours
Included: transport & guide services (car from/to hotel, boat hire)
An opportunity for a close-up view of the operations of the world renowned harbor of the Golden Horn, Russia’s largest Pacific Coast seaport. Actually three harbors in one, your tour will include the fishing harbor, the naval base and the commercial harbor. Your tour will pass close to the numerous ships in the outer roadstead waiting to unload cargo and then out into AmurskyBay for panoramic views of hilly Vladivostok.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-8 PAX 9-10 PAX
275€ 145€ 100€ 70€ 55€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee

Dacha-tour around Vladivostok

Vladivostok datcha tour Duration: 3 hours
Included: transport & guide services, lunch
The visit to a “dacha” will offer an interesting insight into this aspect of Russian life. Originally developed in the Soviet period as a means to increase local food production, “dachas” are weekend cottages or summer cabins on small plots of land, which supply garden – grown vegetables and escape from the frenzy of life in a big city. Our dacha tour will pass through Vladivostok’s suburbs to a typical dacha community. A typical dacha lunch in the company of the hosts is also included.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-8 PAX 9-10 PAX
135€ 90€ 80€ 65€ 60€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee

Russky Island Tour, excursion of Voroshilovskaya Battery

Duration: 1 day (from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm)
Included: transport & guide services, boat hire, entrance fee to museums, lunch
This tour will take you to Russky Island, which used to be a top-secret military base that served as a shield for the naval port in Vladivostok for years. Only in 1995, after losing most of its defence significance it became open for civilian visitors. Now the island has a growing popularity as a summer beach resort. You will visit the Voroshilovskaya Battery situated on the territory of an actual military base. You cannot help but admire this outstanding structure erected over 80 years ago, its complex mechanisms, rational organization and efficient functioning. After this excursion you will have a picnic lunch enjoying the scenic sea views.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2 PAX 3-5 PAX
230€ 130€ 110€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee and lunch.

Ussuriisk Nature Reserve tour

Duration: 10 hours
Included: transportation, guide services & lunch
This full day tour is a great chance to see unique animals and plant species 90 km north of Vladivostok, walk along the ecological trail, have lunch and see nature museum and solar research center or visit research center of Far East Academy of Sience. The Ussuriiskiy State Reserve, establish in 1935, has 1100 species of plants, including 20 rare species: the Japanese yew, aralia, eleutherococcus, Schizandra Chinensis (limonnik), the Amur phellodendron (velvet tree) among them. 63 species of terrestrial mammals, including the wild boar, the Manchurian deer, Nemorhaedus goral, and the Sika deer and “the Pearl of the Reserve” – the Amur Tiger – are found there.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-8 PAX
589€ 320€ 200€ 160€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee and lunch.

Military highlights of Vladivostok

Military highlights in Vladivostok Duration: 4 hours
Included: transport & guide services, entrance fees to 3 museums
An introduction to the military history of Vladivostok, this tour will take you
back to the years when the Fortress of Vladivostok was guarding the city with all its guns. You will visit two of the old batteries (built at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries) and the WWII submarine S-56, which now serve as museums. The modern Pacific Navy warships stationed in the heart of Vladivostok will add to the military portrait of the present-day city.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-8 PAX
205€ 115€ 100€ 75€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee.

Safari Park with Siberian Amur Tiger watching

Siberian Amur Tiger Tour Duration: 6 hrs
Included: transport & guide services, entrance fees and lunch
Safari Park is situated 60 km fare from Vladivostok city. This Animal Park was found as a Park for injured or ill wild animals to keep them safe. Animals are leaving in close to wild nature conditions and visitors will see them like they are living in wild life. The forest area of the Park is 40 000 square meters. Visitors can find here over 30 kinds of birds, predators and plant-eating animals. You can see Siberian Stag, Dappled deer, Roe deer, Wild boar, Black bear, brown bear, wolf, fox and other wild animals. Visitors may not only see wild animals but also make photos with them, feed them and even touch some kind.

Package price per person

1 PAX 2 PAX 3-5 PAX
350€ 200€ 175€

Services included: transportation, guide’s assistance, entrance fee.

City package Vladivostok 3days/2nights

Package price per person 2 Nights
Hotel Primorye 3 star 310€
Hotel Versailles 4 star 370€

Vladivostok U-Boot c-56 Museum Minimum 2 Person
Included are following services:

  • Transfer from Airport/train station to hotel
  • Accommodation in the choosen Hotel (dble with B/B)
  • Guided city tour by foot (ca. 4h)

Places of interest in Vladivostok city

Vladivostok Train Station

Trans-siberian Vladivostok Train Station The Vladivostok Train Station is built in Russian architectural style of the 17th century, modeled after the Yaroslavsky Railway Station in Moscow (the beginning of the Trans-Siberian Railroad – the world’s longest railway). You will see the last milestone of the Trans-Siberian Railroad with the inscription on it: “Here is the terminus of the Great Trans-Siberian Railroad. Distance to Moscow is 9288 km.” This is where the railroad ends, and those willing to continue their travel can take a boat from the marine terminal just across the tracks from its railroad counterpart.

Vladivostok Central Square

The main square of the city, site of public holiday celebrations. See Primorye Administration and the Krai Duma buildings as well as the monument to the Fighters for the Soviet Power in the Russian Far East, which has been the main monument of Vladivostok over the years of Soviet regime (you could see it on all Vladivostok postcards printed then). Apart from a monument to Soviet war heroes, the square is the site of public holidays celebration.

Triumphal Arch

Vladivostok triumphal arch The Arch was built in 1891 in honor of the cesarevich Nikolai, future last czar of the Russian Empire. In about 1930 the arch was demolished like many other monuments having any connection to the czarist regime. And only in 2003, the year of Nicholas’s 135th anniversary, the arch was restored to take its place among the most beautiful city attractions.
 
 
 
 
 

Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya (“Naval Embankment”)

The memorial complex at Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya commemorates the naval glory of Vladivostok. You will see a concrete bowsprit
symbolizing Manchur, the first Russian boat to visit Golden HornBay (the ship allegedly anchored in this very place). There is also the Krasny Vympel, a tiny naval schooner which held high proudly the Russian flag in the early 1920s; the WWII Submarine C-56, which is open for visitors and the Eternal Flame. Hundreds of names of Vladivostok KIA seamen are inscribed on black marble slabs near the memorial fire.

Embankment at Sportivnaya Harbor

Strolling down the new pedestrian street totally remodeled in 2003 (called by locals “Arbat” after the famous street in Moscow) you will get to the waterfront at the foot of Tiger Hill. It attracts visitors and Vladivostok residents with the view of the Amursky Bay, a Dolphinarium and an Oceanarium featuring a varied collection of denizens of the deep in its great aquariums. The adjoining building, which also faces the waterfront, contains a set of gymnasiums, swimming pools and basketball and volleyball courts. The townspeople come here in the evenings and at weekends to walk along the sea, meet with friends or get some rest in one of the cafes. The round building of Ocean Cinema sits in the middle of the Tiger Hill, while the hill itself is nearly smothered in hotels overlooking the Amursky Bay.

Vladivostok Fortress Museum

Vladivostok Fortress Museum The museum of unique Vladivostok’s underground marine fortress, constructed at the end of the 19th- the beginning of 20th centuries. Vladivostok Fortress had been built for 40 years and was one of the best and largest fortresses in the world. The museum is located in Bezymyannaya Battery – one of fortress’s batteries, built in 1872. Operating hours: from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
 
 

Primorye Picture Gallery

Opened in 1966. Over 5,000 exhibits. Paintings by Russian artists from the 18th-20th centuries: K. Bryullov, I. Shishkin, I. Repin, I. Aivazovsky, I. Levitan, M. Shagal. Ancient Russian icons. Artists of Primorye. Applied Art. Book store. Operating hours: from 10:00am to 1:00pm, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, closed on Mondays

Museum of military history of Pacific Fleet

It was opened in 1950. Nowadays it is located in one of the historical buildings of Vladivostok city – in the buildings for officers, that was built in the end of the 19th century. The expositions exhibited here contain the information about the history of Pacific Fleet, since the development of Far East until today. Here are exhibited different kinds of guns and military machines. Open hours: since 10 to 18 every day, except Monday, Tuesday and the last Friday of the month.

Memorial Ship “Red Pennant”

It was made in 1911 in Finland. Until 1922 it had been used by Kamchatka Fleet, but since 1922 it became a guard ship of Vladivostok city and got the name “Red Pennant”. It protected the territorial waters of Far East, participated in the battles during the World War II. Nowadays it exhibits the expositions of its own military history. Open hours: since 10 to 18.

Vladivostok Museum of Archeology and Ethnography

It was opened in 1979. The main subjects of the museum activities – collecting, researching and exhibiting of archeological findings of different eras that were found on the territory of Far East. Here are also gathered ethnographic collections of native people of Far east and traditional household items. Nowadays exhibitions of the museum attract exceptional interest of scientists from Asia-Pacific region, Europe and America. Open hours: every day since 10 to 18 except Saturday and Sunday

Vladivostok Aquarium (Oceanarium)

Opened in July 1991. Live exposition of 86 species and over 1,800 kinds of marine life in aquariums, representing a variety of inhabitants of Peter the Great Gulf and other water reservoirs of Primorye. Operating hours: from 10:00am to 5:00pm, closed in Mondays.

Memorial Submarine S-56 Museum

Vladivostok Submarin c-56 museum Operating hours: from 10:00am to 6:00pm, closed in Mondays. Famous Pacific Fleet submarine that sank 10 fascist ships during World War II.
 
 
 
 

Arsenyev Primorsky Krai Museum

Nature, ethnography, archaeology, and history museum. Opened in 1890. Over 200,000 exhibits. Stuffed animals, herbariums, minerals. The history of the Primorye Region from ancient to modern times. Operating hours: from 9:00am to 5:00pm (Tuesday-Thursday), from 9:00am to 4:00pm (Friday), closed in Mondays.

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