The Trans-Siberian Railway has been acknowledged as one of the most scenic and interesting and train journeys in the world. Running a distance of 9,466 km and crossing eight time zones, this is the longest continuous train journey in the world. This journey is your best chance to see everything that Russia has to offer, right from the cosmopolitan cities like Moscow to the quiet and secluded villages on the foots of sky kissing mountains. The best of the journey is when it crosses the world famous Lake Baikal. When passing by the seemingly endless lake and witnessing the rich wildlife more often than not keeps the traveler's eyes glued to the windows.