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Luxury

Arctic Explorer

12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULTSA12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Cross the Arctic Circle

Travel across the Arctic Circle and take an evening bus tour in search of the Aurora Borealis Northern Lights.

Kizhi Island

Embark on a hovercraft transfer to Kizhi Island to explore its open-air museum of wooden architecture.

Snowmobile-drawn Sleigh Ride

In Kirkenes, take a sleigh ride across frozen fjords, then learn how to catch the magnificent Arctic King Crab.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Luxury dining - a total of 32 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your train with lunch and dinner
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EULTSA12 2020
St Petersburg to Moscow

Reverse Trip

Be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a champagne reception and welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, St Petersburg, Grand Hotel Europe or similar

Daily :
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided discovery of Catherine Palace in Pushkin and the Hermitage Museum.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore St Petersburg’s St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospect. Then transfer to the rail station and board The Golden Eagle. Tonight, savour a gala caviar dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, The Golden Eagle

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Listen to a talk or relax and unwind.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Nikel and cross into Norway’s Kirkenes. Explore the Snow Hotel and savour dinner. Afterwards, take an evening bus ride in search of the Northern Lights. A guest astronomer will be on hand during your star-gazing experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Kirkenes, Thon Hotel or similar

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take a snowmobile-drawn sleigh across frozen fjords, then learn how to catch the Arctic King Crab, before your crab meal awaits. Later, return to the Snow Hotel to see the resident reindeer and visit a husky dog farm.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Re-join the Golden Eagle in Russia’s Nikel.

Stay: Three Nights, The Golden Eagle

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

See the Nuclear Icebreaker Museum Ship.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stretching along the shore of Lake Onega, enjoy a tour of Petrozavodsk.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Moscow and take a tour of the iconic Red Square and see St Basil’s Cathedral. Later, visit the Kremlin and see the treasures of the Tsars in the Armoury Chamber.

Stay: Two Nights, Four Seasons Moscow or similar

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to World Heritage-listed Vladimir and visit Uspensky Cathedral. Continue to Suzdal and hear an enchanting choral performance by the resident monks of St Euthymius Monastery. Finish the day with a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Come together for a farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

The Golden Eagle

Step aboard Russia’s most luxurious train as you relax in the lounge, enjoy Russian language lessons and lectures.

Elegant Dining

Each meal is served in the Restaurant Car, offering a relaxed ambience while you’re treated to fantastic cuisine.

Ambient Lounge

Inviting and refined, the Lounge Car is the place to unwind and savour the gentle rhythm of life on board.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home