• Journey from Moscow to Beijing on a luxurious train.
  • Tour the Kremlin led by expert private guide.
  • Experience the natural splendor of Siberia and visit beautiful cities.
  • Enjoy a Mongolian horseback riding show in the Gobi Desert.
  • Stroll along the famous Great Wall in Beijing with private guide.
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Take an epic journey through some of the remotest landscapes on Earth and be awed by fairy tale forests, ancient villages and sweeping steppes.

Climb aboard the Tsar’s Golden Train for a timeless Trans-Siberian journey. This legendary rail passage has been enchanting travelers since 1891 and continues to do so by combining the elegance of fine old-world rail travel with modern amenities and superb cuisine. Travel through Russia’s fairytale forests, the unspoiled wilds of Siberia, the stunning Gobi Desert and the ancient relics of Imperial China on this epic voyage.

Explore Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk , Lake Baikal, Ulan Ude and more accompanied by expert guides on a fusion of private and shared tours. Experience a plethora of historical sites and cultural activities. Take a scenic boat ride across Lake Baikal and numerous captivating city tours. Enjoy picnics, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a Mongolian horseback riding show, gastronomic delights, traditional village visits, onboard entertainment, daily lectures about culture, countries and people. One of the last great travel adventures in our world, this adventure is a unique experience no traveler could ever forget. ... Show More »

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Departure dates 2014: May 9, Jun 6, July 2, July 25, Sep 12 (guaranteed English speaking guide). More departures from Beijing to Moscow. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Moscow
    Moscow
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Welcome Package
    • Invitation Letter For Russian Visa
    • Private - Moscow by Night - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Moscow
    Moscow
    • Private - City Tour with Kremlin & Cathedrals (6hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station (with Assistant) - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Kazan
    Kazan
    • Shared - East: City Tour
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Yekaterinburg
    Yekaterinburg
    • Shared - East: City tour
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Novosibirsk
    Novosibirsk
    • Shared - East: Traditional welcome & city tour
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Krasnoyarsk to Siberia
    Krasnoyarsk to Siberia
    • Shared - East: Walking Tour
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Irkutsk
    Irkutsk
    • Shared - East: City Tour & Open Air Museum
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Lake Baikal
    Lake Baikal
    • Shared - East: Tour & Picnic
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Ulan Ude
    Ulan Ude
    • Shared - East: Ulan Ude, Eastern Siberia & Mongolia
    • East: Mongolia Border Crossing
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Ulaan Bataar
    Ulaan Bataar
    • Shared - East: Ulaan Baatar City Tour & Gandan Monastery
  • Day 11 Ulaan Bataar to Gobi Desert
    Ulaan Bataar to Gobi Desert
    • Shared - East: Country Side & Mongolian Alps
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12 Gobi Desert
    Gobi Desert
    • Shared - East: Through the Gobi Desert
    • Transfer - East: Chinese border crossing
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13 Beijing
    Beijing
    • Transfer - Private - Trans-Siberian East: Arrival to Beijing
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Tiananmen, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 14 Beijing
    Beijing
    • Tour - Private - Great Wall Mutianyu with Lunch - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 15 Beijing
    Beijing
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
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Day 1: Moscow

Enjoy an airport transfer with a private vehicle and driver.

A welcome package with small wooden doll Matreshka, nice book on Russia, vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

We will provide you with a letter of Invitation for your Russian Visa. Once payment has been received, the letter along with other important documents will be sent to you.

The Russian capital will present itself in wonderful illumination on the "Moscow by Night" city lights tour. Afterwards you can stroll across the famous Red Square with your guide and experience Stalin’s “palaces for the people”: Moscow’s Metro stations in all their splendour and beauty.

Accommodation: Peter 1 (4*)

Peter 1 Hotel (4*) is located in the historical and cultural centre of the city, within walking distance from the Red Square and the Christ of the Saviour Cathedral. The Big Theatre, State Duma, Manezhnaya Square as well as the State Tretjakov Gallery are some of the major attractions near the property. The hotel is housed in a six-storey building and was constructed in the late XIX century. In 2005-2006 the hotel was totally renovated, and today is considered to be a modern hotel of the highest quality, while effortlessly combining its historial vestiges. The property has 133 spacious and originally decorated rooms.

Moscow
Moscow
Peter 1 Hotel
Peter 1 Hotel

Day 2: Moscow

Tour the Kremlin, the city´s former military fortification, a palace, an armoury, the sovereign treasury (Diamond Funds not included in price), and the workplace of the Russian President on a private guided tour with an English speaking guide and private driver. Among the sights included in the tour are the Mausoleum of Lenin, the clock at the Savior (Spasskaya) Tower – showing the most correct Moscow time, the beautiful Cathedral of the Intercession (the Church of St Basil the Blessed), Kazansky Cathedral, and many other outstanding pieces of Russian architecture. Entrance fees to the Kremlin Walls and Cathedrals are included.

A transfer between the train station and the city or your hotel with a private vehicle, driver, and assistant is provided.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

A journey on the legendary Transsiberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures in the world. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with the Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia and China in the safest, most comfortable and fascinating manner. The historic route between Beijing, Lake Baikal and Moscow is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes!

Kremlin
Kremlin
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 3: Kazan

After breakfast you arrive in Kazan, the old Tartar capital on the banks of the Volga. You will see plenty of history here on a guided tour of the Kremlin where you will learn about the wild and often bloody relations of the Tartars, Cossacks, and Russians. Your private train resumes its journey in the evening.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Kazan
Kazan
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 4: Yekaterinburg

In the afternoon halt in Yekaterinburg, capital of the Ural region. The town was founded by Peter the Great in 1723 and restored in 2009. It is also related to the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas the II, because himself and most of his relatives were murdered here. During the tour you will visit the newly erected Cathedral-on-the-blood, built in memorial of that tragic historical event. Back on the train you can enjoy your view of the fascinating landscapes of Western Siberia.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 5: Novosibirsk

Today you will reach Novosibirsk, the heart of Siberia, where you will be welcomed in traditional Russian manner with bread and salt. Your city tour includes a visit to the Transsiberian monument and the mighty Ob River. After dinner, the train continues its ride to the East.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 6: Krasnoyarsk - Siberia

Your Private Train, by now your second home, proceeds onward over the Yenisei River through Siberia. In Krasnoyarsk - Morning arrival in Krasnoyarsk — according to writer Anton Chekhov, the most beautiful city in Siberia. The short city tour focuses on an overview of Krasnoyarsk's captivating history. The mix of old and new streets vividly illustrates how the city has grown and changed down the years. Enjoy a view of Peace Square, the city's oldest square, and the stunning vistas across the Yenisei river. Naturally, there is also a stop at the beautiful Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel, the symbol of Krasnoyarsk. Back on board, your train continues on to Irkutsk

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Siberia
Siberia
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 7: Irkutsk

Today the train reaches Irkutsk, the capital of Eastern Siberia. During a city tour you will see beautiful Siberian wooden cottages, the new statue of Alexander III, and the lively market hall. After lunch, you will have an excursion to the open air museum "Life and Work in the Time of the Tsars", which presents the regions history in a clear and vivid manner. Spend the night in a centrally located hotel in Irkutsk.

Accommodation: Hotel Irkutsk (3*)

Standing impressively on the Angara-river bank, the Hotel Irkutsk (3*) is one of the biggest and most famous hotel complexes of the city. The hotel offers easy access to major attractions, including the historical heart of the city and Siberian wooden houses. Excellent traffic links connect to both terminals to the local airport and railway station. This is the only hotel with panoramic views of the river. Choose from a selection of 197 cozy hotel rooms. Enjoy European cuisine specialties in the elegant Irkutsk Restaurant, relax in Midori Cocktail Bar with a choice of different cocktails, or have a cup of tea or coffee in the lobby-bar.

Irkutsk
Irkutsk
Hotel Irkutsk
Hotel Irkutsk

Day 8: Lake Baikal

Today you will visit a Siberian village by bus. A boat will take you across the deep waters to Port Baikal where your train awaits you. On ancient tracks, it takes you directly along the shore of Lake Baikal for several hours. Dinner is served in typical local style as a picnic on the shores of the lake (weather permitting).

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 9: Ulan Ude

Today you will be taken along a different part of the shore of the mystical Lake Baikal, and then onwards through the magnificent valley of Selenga passing by wild and lonely mountain steppes of Eastern Siberia. On the way to the Mongolian border the train will stop in Ulan Ude, where you will have a city tour. Afterwards the train departs for Mongolia.

Tsar’s Gold Train will travel onward to the Mongolian border.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Ulan Ude
Ulan Ude
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 10: Ulaan Bataar

In the morning you'll arrive in Ulaan Baatar. In the course of the city tour you will see the impressive Buddhist Gandan Monastry and the Lama Museum. In the evening, your tour guide will show you the best beer garden in the city. You will spend the night in a centrally located hotel in the city.

Accommodation: Ulaan Baatar Hotel (4*)

You will spend the night in a good, centrally located medium-class hotel in Ulan Bator. The Ulaanbaatar Hotel is favorably located in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. Perfect for sightseers as, in close proximity to the hotel, there is Sukhbaatar Square with Government buildings, National University of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ulan Bator
Ulan Bator
Ulaanbaatar Hotel
Ulaanbaatar Hotel

Day 11: Ulaan Bataar - Gobi Desert

Today you'll attend a tour to Mongolian Switzerland, a must for everyone who loves nature. After breakfast, a bus trip reveals the beautiful countryside, where your lunch venue will be situated within the typical tent settlements of nomadic herdsmen, among herds of horses and shaggy yaks (wild Tibetan cattle). A Mongolian horseback riding show will be performed. In the evening your private train will travel onward to the Chinese border.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Gobi desert
Gobi desert
Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Day 12: Gobi Desert

In the early morning your train halts in the middle of the Gobi Desert, some time ago one of the favorite settlements of dinosaurs. Around noon, you'll reach the Chinese border, where your Chinese special train is ready for departure. Due to the different Chinese track gauge the Russian special train cannot be used anymore from here on. The Chinese train has no Nostalgic Comfort and Bolshoi cars, only two bed or 4 bed cabins. Single occupancy is not guaranteed. You will reach China’s capital Beijing in about 16 hours.

Tsar’s Gold Train will travel onward to the Chinese border.

Accommodation: Tsar`s Gold Train (4*)
Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert

Day 13: Beijing

Enjoy the outskirts of Beijing, observing the impressive scenes of Chinese rural life from your compartment window.

Meet your driver for a train station transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Discover the wonders of Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of heaven with a deluxe lunch on a half day private guided tour. Tiananmen Square was built in 1417 during the Ming Dynasty and was the front door of the Forbidden City. The present square stretches over a vast 440,000 square meters and features Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, and Mao Zedong Memorial Hall. The Forbidden City is the world's largest palace complex with 9,999 buildings across 74 hectares, surrounded by a six meter deep moat and a ten meter wall, and is divided into two parts. The Outer Court was where the Emperor exercised his supreme power over the nation. The Inner Court was where he lived with his royal family. Fourteen emperors of the Ming dynasty and ten Emperors of the Qing dynasty reigned here until 1924.

Accommodation: Park Plaza Wangfujing (4*)

Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing showcases the city as a unique reflection of the many changing facets of contemporary Chinese culture, where ancient cultural sites vie for space alongside high-rise buildings and an intricate freeway system. This Beijing lodging is just minutes away from several popular attractions, such as Tiananmen Square, the National Museum of China, and the Forbidden City. The world-renowned services at the Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel Beijing ensure that guests enjoy a warm and personalized stay. Guest rooms provide visitors with optimum comfort and feature contemporary amenities, including cable TV, high-speed Internet access and work desks. Enjoy the hotels other amenities, including a gymnasium and massage center. The Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel features three on-site restaurants that offer a range of cuisines. Enjoy Asian dining at Ooodle, international dishes at Bloo Dining, and a menu of light fare at First Lounge Bar.

Beijing
Beijing
Park Plaza Wangfujing
Park Plaza Wangfujing

Day 14: Beijing

Enjoy a full day private guided tour with lunch at the Great Wall at Mutianyu located 45 miles northeast of Beijing. This section winds along lofty, cragged mountains for 1.4 miles. Construction was started in the Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577) and was restored in the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Built mainly from granite with 8 meter walls and 5 meter wide at the top, it is notable for its 22 watchtowers. Lunch is included.

Accommodation: Park Plaza Wangfujing (4*)
Great Wall at Mutianyu
Great Wall at Mutianyu

Day 15: Beijing

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation:
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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
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Peter 1 (4*): Moscow

Peter 1 Hotel (4*) is located in the historical and cultural centre of the city, within walking distance from the Red Square and the Christ of the Saviour Cathedral. The Big Theatre, State Duma, Manezhnaya Square as well as the State Tretjakov Gallery are some of the major attractions near the property. The hotel is housed in a six-storey building and was constructed in the late XIX century. In 2005-2006 the hotel was totally renovated, and today is considered to be a modern hotel of the highest quality, while effortlessly combining its historial vestiges. The property has 133 spacious and originally decorated rooms.

Peter 1 Hotel
Peter 1 Hotel

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Moscow

A journey on the legendary Transsiberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures in the world. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with the Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia and China in the safest, most comfortable and fascinating manner. The historic route between Beijing, Lake Baikal and Moscow is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes!

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Kazan

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Yekaterinburg

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Novosibirsk

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Siberia

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Hotel Irkutsk (3*): Irkutsk

Standing impressively on the Angara-river bank, the Hotel Irkutsk (3*) is one of the biggest and most famous hotel complexes of the city. The hotel offers easy access to major attractions, including the historical heart of the city and Siberian wooden houses. Excellent traffic links connect to both terminals to the local airport and railway station. This is the only hotel with panoramic views of the river. Choose from a selection of 197 cozy hotel rooms. Enjoy European cuisine specialties in the elegant Irkutsk Restaurant, relax in Midori Cocktail Bar with a choice of different cocktails, or have a cup of tea or coffee in the lobby-bar.

Hotel Irkutsk
Hotel Irkutsk

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Lake Baikal

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Ulan Ude

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Ulaan Baatar Hotel (4*): Ulaan Bataar

You will spend the night in a good, centrally located medium-class hotel in Ulan Bator. The Ulaanbaatar Hotel is favorably located in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. Perfect for sightseers as, in close proximity to the hotel, there is Sukhbaatar Square with Government buildings, National University of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ulaanbaatar Hotel
Ulaanbaatar Hotel

Tsar`s Gold Train (4*): Gobi Desert

The Trans-Siberian railway is one of world’s safest modes of travel. It is safe, clean, and maintained to the highest standards. A journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with their Private Train and experience Russia, Mongolia, and China in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating manner. The historic route between Moscow, Lake Baikal, and Beijing is the heart of all travel variants: The exciting days of your journey are delivering three of the world’s largest countries directly to your compartment. Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes. The train has a maximum length of 21 cars with a restaurant and a luggage car. All meals are included in the journey, as well as special activities and features indicated in the itinerary.

Tsar's Gold Train
Tsar's Gold Train

Park Plaza Wangfujing (4*): Beijing

Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing showcases the city as a unique reflection of the many changing facets of contemporary Chinese culture, where ancient cultural sites vie for space alongside high-rise buildings and an intricate freeway system. This Beijing lodging is just minutes away from several popular attractions, such as Tiananmen Square, the National Museum of China, and the Forbidden City. The world-renowned services at the Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel Beijing ensure that guests enjoy a warm and personalized stay. Guest rooms provide visitors with optimum comfort and feature contemporary amenities, including cable TV, high-speed Internet access and work desks. Enjoy the hotels other amenities, including a gymnasium and massage center. The Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel features three on-site restaurants that offer a range of cuisines. Enjoy Asian dining at Ooodle, international dishes at Bloo Dining, and a menu of light fare at First Lounge Bar.

Park Plaza Wangfujing
Park Plaza Wangfujing
Lobby
Lobby
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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  • Vanessa Oquendo — April 21, 2014 — Europe

    Melissa Field was extremely helpful! She was courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and friendly! She kept me updated on the status of everything and provided timely correspondence. She took ownership for any problems I had and remedied them. I had the most amazing time of my life in Iceland and Paris! I would not have experienced everything without the help of Kensington Tours.

  • Marilynn Weaver — April 21, 2014 — Europe

    All of our guides were beyond fabulous! Our time in Dublin was much too short, would have loved to stay there at least one more full day. Would recommend extending this package to 15 days for any future visits. The train to Edinburgh was super! Beautiful scenery and great steak pies!

  • Ann Saxon — November 06, 2013 — Europe

    Our trip was fantastic!!! I cannot say enough good things. Lianne worked with our exact dates and time frame beautifully.Our drivers were prompt and friendly. The private guides were so knowledgeable. We left with an appreciation of the history, the culture, and the beauty of Andulasia. We were very pleased and will certainly recommend your company to friends and family.

  • Coby Scherr — November 05, 2013 — Europe

    Everyone involved in our Portugal trip made it terrific. Exactly as advertised. Every event on time and most pleasant. Guides were well-informed, courteous and friendly. Really made for a great journey every time. Each hotel was clean, upgraded and staffed with knowledgeable and friendly folks. Breakfasts were complete -- almost too much to eat. It will always be a wonderful memory thanks to Kensington Tours.

  • Couples Dellinger & Hubbell — November 06, 2013 — Europe

    We've been raving to everyone about the food, the friendliness of the people and the amazing history and sites in Turkey. Yes, we want to go back.

  • John Edstrom — October 22, 2013 — Europe

    Overall, our tour in Spain was very enjoyable, and well planned and executed. Our private tour of the Alhambra was excellent. Virginia, tour guide for royal palace ruins outside of Cordoba, was also excellent. In Seville, we went to the Flamenco Show/dinner, and the Flamenco was outstanding!

  • Kevin Wilshere — October 19, 2013 — Europe

    Great trip to Spain! Thanks again for all your help, Lianne. The destinations, hotels, guides and everything were all top notch.

  • Chery Westlund — November 07, 2013 — Europe

    My husband and I took a 3 week vacation to southern Europe and North Africa and had a great time. All the guides were very knowledgeable and bent over backwards to accommodate us. The arrangements made by Kensington went off without a hitch. This is our second trip with Kensington (we went to Peru in 2009) and we will certainly book with them again.

  • Randy Gramlich — October 07, 2013 — Europe

    Thank you for your follow up, we both loved our time in Croatia. It’s really a beautiful place, especially the coast. Your choice of hotels was great. It was an incredible view from the Bellevue hotel in Dubrovnik and the Vestibule in Split was in the best possible location. We were able to relax in our room listening to the wonderful singers in the courtyard and its central location made it so easy to walk anywhere we wanted to see with ease.

  • Jay Steffan — September 24, 2013 — Europe

    We just returned from a 10 day trip to Paris and Normandy. We spent three nights in Paris and then enjoyed a seven night cruise on the Seine to Normandy with AMA Waterways. The time in Paris was well spent and has piqued our interest to return for a more thorough visit. Guide Wafaa Lankey was superb in our visit to Versailles. The Seine cruise was relaxing and beautiful. So many wonderful little towns and we wished we had more time in each one to explore and enjoy.

    We traveled to Croatia and Slovenia using Kensington earlier this year which was a fantastic trip.

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