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Russia by Train: Sochi and Surroundings
December 12, 2020 00:14


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On the way of the tourist train "Sochi" No. 927/928 running on the Tuapse - Sochi - Gagra route, passengers can enjoy the views of the unique natural landscapes and mountain peaks. The train makes stops in popular resort towns.

Tourists can comfortably move between the sights of the Krasnodar Territory and Abkhazia, watching the sea coast and evergreens from the window.

Train interior


A distinctive feature of the train is that the interiors of the carriages are decorated in the style of the 70-80s of the last century. The train includes reserved seat and compartment cars, as well as SV and seating cars. The rolling stock is equipped with air conditioners, dry closets, sockets, USB ports for charging gadgets.

Travel times and stops

A trip along the Tuapse - Gagra route takes 5 hours 45 minutes. In the opposite direction, the travel time is 5 hours 35 minutes. On the way, there are stops in popular resort places. In particular, in Lazarevskoye, Loo, Dagomys, Sochi, Adler, Vesely, Tsandrypsha. The train carries tourists all year round.

Restaurant car

The light and cozy atmosphere of the dining carriages will bring visitors back to the Soviet era. While traveling, you can try special dishes of Russian and Abkhaz cuisine, which are prepared by restaurant chefs according to original recipes. Passengers have a unique opportunity to purchase edible "retro souvenirs" here  -  a set of products in a wicker string bag, stylized as products of the Soviet era.

Train tickets


You can buy tickets for the tourist train Sochi No. 927/928 on the Tuapse - Sochi - Gagra route on the official website  and at railway ticket offices.

Services on the train


Passengers can use the multimedia portal while travelling. It contains interesting information about the resort towns of the Black Sea coast, as well as the latest news from the tourism sector. You can buy souvenirs with Soviet symbols, as well as book an excursion tour to get acquainted with the main attractions of the Republic of Abkhazia.  You can pay for souvenirs and excursions ordered on the train either in cash or by bank cards.

 

 




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Russian railways Sochi Adler Krasnodar Territory  

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