In Irkutsk, enjoy a private opera recital reminiscent of those once enjoyed by aristocrats in the 19th century
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
Be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Stay: Moscow, The Ritz-CarltonDaily :
Embark on a city tour and see Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Later, transfer to Kazansky Station and enjoy a Champagne Reception before boarding the Golden Eagle.
Stay: 12 Nights, The Golden EagleDaily :
Arrive in the historic city of Kazan for a guided tour.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 :
Disembark in Novosibirsk for a tour that takes you to Lenin Square, which houses the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.Daily :
Sit back and relax on board your train.Daily :
In Irkutsk, perhaps enjoy a guided tour or take part in a fun cooking class. Later, enjoy a private opera performance.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 Ulan Ude, embark on an exploration of the Old Believers Village. Later, enjoy a concert featuring local dancers and musicians.Daily :
Cross the border into Mongolia and visit its capital, Ulaanbaatar. You may like to spend the day at leisure here, or venture to the grasslands of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.Daily :
Perhaps enjoy a Russian language lesson.Daily :
Follow the Shilka and Amur rivers, which are situated close to the Chinese border.Daily :
Pass Khabarovsk and cross the River Amur. Tonight, enjoy a final dinner on board.Daily :
After travelling over 10,500 kilometres, you’ll arrive in the port city of Vladivostok. Disembark and take a sightseeing tour before this evening’s Farewell Dinner.
Stay: Vladivostok, Hotel HyundaiDaily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Dine in the stylish Restaurant Car, where expert chefs serve carefully-prepared international and Russian cuisine
Step aboard Russia’s most luxurious train as you relax in the lounge, enjoy Russian language lessons and lectures
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.