Travel across the Arctic Circle and take an evening bus tour in search of the Aurora Borealis Northern Lights.
Embark on a hovercraft transfer to Kizhi Island to explore its open-air museum of wooden architecture.
In Kirkenes, take a sleigh ride across frozen fjords, then learn how to catch the magnificent Arctic King Crab.
Be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a champagne reception and welcome dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, St Petersburg, Grand Hotel Europe or similarDaily :
Enjoy a guided discovery of Catherine Palace in Pushkin and the Hermitage Museum.Daily :
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 EagleDaily :
Listen to a talk or relax and unwind.Daily :
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 similarDaily :
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 :
Re-join the Golden Eagle in Russia’s Nikel.
Stay: Three Nights, The Golden EagleDaily :
See the Nuclear Icebreaker Museum Ship.Daily :
Stretching along the shore of Lake Onega, enjoy a tour of Petrozavodsk.Daily :
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 similarDaily :
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 :
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.
Each meal is served in the Restaurant Car, offering a relaxed ambience while you’re treated to fantastic cuisine.
Inviting and refined, the Lounge Car is the place to unwind and savour the gentle rhythm of life on board.
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.