Russia

BUCKET LIST TRIP OF A LIFETIME

22 DAYS: AUGUST 2017 & 2018

ST. PETERSBURG + MOSCOW + TRANS-SIBERIAN TRAIN TO MONGOLIA

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn put it best when he talked about Russia’s ‘ancient, deeply rooted autonomous culture…full of riddles and surprises to Western thinking’. You, too, will be beguiled by the beauty of its arts, historic cities and idyllic countryside to artistic riches and epic train rides. Russian culture has a long and rich cultural history, steeped in literature, ballet, painting and classical music.

  • 1st class tickets on the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Visit the Hermitage, Yusopov Palace and the Fabergé Egg Museum
  • 1 night in a traditional Mongolian Yurt
  • Traditional cuisine and vodka tasting

Shammi Sandhu will take you on an unforgettable journey on the Trans-Siberian with lasting impressions for a trip of a life time.


TESTIMONIALS

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    “Shammi’s boundless energy, enthusiasm, charm and passion created a tour that was impeccably planned, varied and wonderfully intriguing.”

    - Coral and Stuart Brander
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    “Shammi’s in charge. Wonderful trip, fascinating with unexpected gems! Thought challenging.”

    - Sue and Brian Farley
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    “Thanks for the experience, the memories, the fun and friendship. Thank you for all the happy surprises in your India.”

    - Ele and Grant Ludemann
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    “Dear Shammi, our love and sincere thanks for your untiring attention to the detailed planning of our trip to India. You made our tour of your homeland Inspiring, Incredible and Incomparable! for all of us, your family of Kiwi travellers.”

    - Gloria and Ian Hurst
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    “There are no words that can describe the journey you gave us as our entry into India. Thank you, we learnt so much and there is still so much to know. Hope for many more adventures together.”

    - Mandy and Terry Pratley
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    Namaste, we will remember you Shammi and our time in India forever.

    - Jo and Nick Patterson
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    “Shammi’s Boutique Tours reflects immense variation, thus giving us that most valuable and privileged experience of being able to meet local people in their homes. This differentiated Shammi’s tour, from our other holiday travels. We have been altered by our experiences Shammi. Thanks so much.”

    - Jack and Kareen Searle, Bannockburn, Central Otago, New Zealand
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    “I have been with Shammi on two of her specially designed Indian tours. Shammi’s itinerary exactly matched my expectations. Her local knowledge was extraordinary and coupled with humour and humility imbued a personal touch. I recommend Shammi’s Boutique Tours for a diverse and intriguing experience”.

    - Pam Thompson, Sydney, Australia
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    “We did an amazing trip in India with Shammi. The organisation, places we went, interaction with the locals, meals and top class accommodation throughout made this one of the best trips we have ever done. We have recommended this to our friends as a “must do” and we are planning on returning with Shammi.”

    - Priscilla and Leo Van Dijk
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    “We have long had a fascination with all things Indian. Travelling through Rajasthan was marvellous. Sumptuous Palaces, Temples and Hotels, glorious landscapes, delicious and varied Indian cuisine, and a totally fascinating variety of cultures and occupations. With Shammi as a friend and guide with all the local knowledge is an experience not to be missed” 

    - Sir Michael and Lady Christine Hill, New Zealand