Welcome to Budget Travel Russia!

Travel Russia on a Budget

We serve as a comprehensive guide, on how to travel and see this fascinatingly beautiful country, and how to enjoy travelling Russia independantly.

Tourism in Russia is not just about Moscow and Saint Petersburg. There are so many untouched natural wonders here, spanning from the Curonian Spit in Kaliningrad from the west, to the Golden Mountains of the Altai in Siberia, up till the Great Eastern Port of Vladivostok. From the largest city of the Arctic circle Murmansk in the north, to the Black Sea coast in the South. From the biggest lake in the world - Lake Baikal, to the highest mountain in Europe - Mount Elbrus. And those places are just the tip of the iceberg, on what Russia has to offer.

Here we will show you how to travel russia on a budget, and how to avoid spending loads extra and plan your trip all by yourself, and having twice as much fun!

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Featured Destination - Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, The Pearl of Siberia

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake on earth and is also the most ancient lake on the planet .The age of Lake Baikal is estimated at 25 million years. I was told that the total volume of water Lake Baikal contains is even more than the total of all5 great lakes in America combined. It contains roughly around 20% of the world's fresh water.

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Top Tourists Destination Guide

The Top Tourists Spots in Russia..


Capital of Russia and the largest metropolitan area in Europe. and ranks among the largest urban areas in the world.





assumption vladimirThe Golden Ring

They are a ring of cities northeast of Moscow.
These ancient towns, preserves the memory of the most important and significant events in Russian history of the 12th–18th centuries.




Saint PetersburgSaint Petersburg

Also known as the "Venice of the north".
Russia's second largest city, with a population of 4.7 million. The city was formerly known as Petrograd and later Leningrad.





Winter or summer, travelling trans-siberia is a wonderful lifetime experience. Interact with local russians on the train, pass through city by city of the urals and siberia, and of course a lot of vodka.



LakeBaikalLake Baikal

Lake Baikal is the deepest, and among the clearest of all lakes in the world. At more than 25 million years old, Baikal is also the world's oldest lake.
Was declared a UNESCO site in 1996, being home to the Buryat Shamans and the one of a kind Omul fish.


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