Trans-Siberian: Beijing - Moscow

The Trans-Siberian Railroad Aboard the Tsar's Gold Private Train

15-Day Railroad Journey from Beijing Through Mongolia to Lake Baikal and on to Moscow

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On each Trans-Siberian journey, guests are accompanied by an experienced multilingual tour director and a doctor on board. A sophisticated on-board program complements a comprehensive excursion and sightseeing package to make your journey truly memorable.

Highlights of the journey

  • Panoramic train route directly alongside Lake Baikal
  • Beijing’s Forbidden City
  • Tiananmen Square
  • Mongolian horseback riding demonstration
  • Typical Siberian villages

Included in the journey

  • Journey with guaranteed lodging in the booked category aboard the exclusively chartered train from Elian to Moscow. From Beijing to Erlian (ca. 16 hours) accommodation in a 2- or 4-bed compartment in a Chinese sleeping car. The Chinese train does not include wagons in the Nostalgic Comfort or Bolshoi categories.
  • Travel for several hours along the Trans-Siberian Railroad’s panoramic route directly on the shores of Lake Baikal, with stops for photos
  • Tour director with extensive knowledge of the region throughout the journey
  • Competent tour guides for each group of no more than 26 guests.
  • Local travel guides
  • All transfers and bus tours according to itinerary
  • All excursions and sightseeing according to itinerary, including all entry fees
  • All meals according to your itinerary
  • Porter service at all railway stations
  • A doctor on board the train (from the Chinese border to Moscow)
  • Shower facilities on board the train
  • 2 overnights in a hotel in Beijing and 1 night in Moscow in first-class hotels
  • 1 overnight in Ulan Bator in a centrally located, mid-range hotel
  • 1 overnight in Irkutsk in a first-class hotel
  • Informational booklet on the region and train for each booked compartment
  • Specials for Bolshoi guests: two meals to choose from for Lunch and Dinner on board the train, 1 bottle of water per person every day in the compartment, 1 alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink included with meals on board the train

Not included

  • Visa fees
  • Gratuities
  • International flights


  • Passport required (passport must be valid more than 6 months after departure date from China/Russia)
  • Visa required, depending on your nationality
  • No vaccination mandatory