Absorb the grandeur of Lake Baikal as your train is pulled by an authentic Soviet steam locomotive.
Stop on the shores of Lake Baikal where you’ll enjoy a BBQ of smoked Omul fish, a local delicacy.
In Irkutsk, enjoy a private opera recital reminiscent of those once enjoyed by aristocrats in the 19th century.
Be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Stay: Vladivostok, Hotel HyundaiDaily :
Embark on a sightseeing tour of this port city. Later, transfer to Vladivostok Railway Station and enjoy a Champagne Reception before boarding the Golden Eagle.
Stay: 12 Nights, the Golden EagleDaily :
Cross the River Amur and arrive in Khabarovsk. See the memorial to Yerofey Pavlovich Khabarov and the WWII memorial to fallen soldiers, then visit the Regional Museum.Daily :
Follow the Shilka and Amur rivers, which are situated close to the Chinese border.Daily :
Perhaps enjoy a Russian language lesson.Daily :
Cross the border into Mongolia and visit its capital, Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy a sightseeing tour, then choose to stay in the city or venture to the grasslands of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.Daily :
In Ulan Ude, embark on an exploration of the Old Believers Village. Later, enjoy a concert featuring local dancers and musicians.Daily :
Today, your train is pulled by an authentic Soviet steam locomotive. Disembark and travel by boat to Listvyanka, where you may visit the Baikal Limnological Museum or take a hillside hike. Weather permitting, stop on the shores of Lake Baikal for a barbecue of smoked Omul fish.Daily :
In Irkutsk, perhaps enjoy a guided tour or take part in a fun cooking class.Daily :
Sit back and relax on board your train.Daily :
Disembark in Novosibirsk for a tour that takes you to Lenin Square, which houses the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.Daily :
Alight in Yekaterinburg and perhaps take a city tour, then visit the Church Upon the Blood. Alternatively, explore the Museum of Military History.Daily :
Arrive in the historic city of Kazan for a guided tour.Daily :
After travelling over 10,500 kilometres you will arrive in Russia’s capital city, Moscow. Disembark and take a city tour including Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral before this evening’s Farewell Dinner.
Stay: Moscow, The Ritz-CarltonDaily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Step aboard Russia’s most luxurious train as you relax in the lounge, enjoy Russian language lessons and lectures.
Dine in the stylish Restaurant Car, where expert chefs serve carefully-prepared international and Russian cuisine.
In the cosy Bar Lounge Car, a pianist plays and drinks are served as the ever-changing scenery slips past your window.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.