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Eastward - (West to East) - Moscow TO Beijing

From the cobblestones of the Forbidden City to the walls of the Kremlin

Departures - Set date fully escorted:

Eastward - West to East
Moscow to Beijing
No: 2018   Provisional 2019
  M5 05 May to 20 May   04 May to 19 May
All tours have English guiding. M6 02 Jun to 17 Jun
01 Jun to 16 Jun
  MZ 28 Jun to 13 Jul
27 Jun to 12 Jul
  M7 21 Jul to 05 Aug
20 Jul to 04 Aug
  M8 16 Aug to 31 Aug
15 Aug to 30 Aug
  M9 08 Sep to 23 Sep
07 Sep to 22 Sep

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In addition to English:
M5 has French & Spanish
M6 Has French
MZ has French Spanish
M7 has French Spanish
M8 has French, Spanish, Italian and Portuegese
M9 has French


In addition to English:
M5 has French & Spanish
M6 Has French
MZ has French Spanish
M7 has French Portugese + Italian.
M8 has French, Spanish, Italian and Portuegese
M9 has French

04 Aug 2015
Private Train
Ulan Bataar

H Brent
Having a great time - we have loved the train, all going well. Great people, excellent staff and so much food. Loving it.
Thanks so much

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From: Kevin Lundie 2013
To: Helen Fuge
Subject: Re: Private Trans Siberian

Dear Helen
Just an update on our Trans-Mongolian-Siberian train journey. We had an add on Baltic/Iceland /Ireland cruise and have just returned home. We would like to express our sincere thanks to you and your company for the opportunity to share in such a wonderful experience. Truly a journey of a lifetime. We have done a fair amount of travel but that train trip was something very special.
Thanks once again
Kind regards
Kevin & Kay

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From: Wendy
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2016 6:11 PM
To: Helen Fuge
Cc: jim
Subject: TSR

Hi Helen

Hope you are well.  We arrived back in Sydney on 18 August.  Our holiday was excellent.

We wanted to tell you that the train trip was fantastic.  We thoroughly enjoyed the variety of entertainments and experiences provided as part of the journey.  Truly, it was the "trip of a lifetime"! Everything went according to plan including the St Petersburg add on, and the Sapsan train from Moscow to St. P. was very good, too. 

So thank you, Helen, for organising it  so well, including all the extra flights you booked for us.

Kind regards
Wendy & JIm


Itinerary - scroll down

A journey on the legendary Trans Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures in our world. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with this Private Train
and experience Russia, Mongolia and China in a safe, very comfortable style.

Some recent feed back

Hi Brent We are at the end of our journey in Edinburgh we trained it all the way from Beijing to here except we flew from Helsinki to London.
10000 kms It was the greatest experience and a wonderful time,
the two Mrs Sheridan turned out to be (Miss sisters .) and we teamed up and all looked after each other.
The St Petersburg extension was well worth while as we saw Swan Lake at the Hermitage theatre and our guide Lucy was spectacular !!!
Thanks for all your help and I would recommend this trip to every one I know.
Best Regards Keith. ,

Day 1

Welcome to Moscow.

After arrival in Moscow, you are met and transfered to your hotel. To have this included transfer you must arrive between 1300pm and 1600pm. Transfers out side this time range will incur a surcharge. The Russian capital offers wonderful illuminations at night on your "Moscow by Night" city lights tour. Afterwards you can stroll across the famous Red Square with your tour guides and experience Moscow’s Metro stations in all their splendour and beauty. (D)

Day 2

Sightseeing Moscow

Your grand city tour starts in the morning with the Kremlin, including one of the magnificent cathedrals still left from the time of the Tsars. Towards evening, your private train departs on the its first leg of tis most famous train route. (BLD)

Day 3


Morning arrival to Kazan, ancient capital of the Tartars, where you visit the city’s Kremlin. Crammed with history you will learn more of the Tatar, Cossak and Russian histories. Your Private Train resumes its journey in the evening. (BLD)
Day 4


In the afternoon a stop is made at Ekaterinburg for a short tour of the city centre which was restored in 2009. During the city tour you will see the newly erected Cathedral-on-the-blood, built in memorial to the historical events surrounding the last Tzar and his family. Reboard your train and your journey continues across the vast steppes of Western Siberia continues. (BLD)

Day 5


You reach Novosibirsk the heart of Siberia, where you will be welcomed in the traditional Russian manner with bread and salt. Your city tour includes a visit of the Transsiberian monument and the mighty Ob River. After dinner, the train continues its journey eastwards.  (BLD)
Day 6

Across Siberia

Your Private Train, by now your second home, proceeds over the Yenisei River through Siberia . The on-board restaurant cooks once again demonstrate their skills with the speciality meal, "Tsar’s Feast". Enjoy Russian hospitality during the vodka and caviar tasting while passing impressive landscapes.

Krasnoyarsk a city with an impressive riverside position. Here you will stop and take a guided walking tour. Then back on board the train for more Siberian scenery.

Day 7


Today the train arrives at Irkutsk, capital of Eastern Siberia. During a city tour you will see beautiful Siberian wooden houses in the older central suburbs, the new statue of Alexander III and the fabulous Decembrist Musuem. After viewing the exhibits there will be an exclusive musical performance inside the one of the museum rooms. There may also be time for a visit to the lively market hall. After lunch, you undertake an excursion to the open-air ethographical museum and its stunning colelction of traditional Siberian beuildings and folk craft. Spend the night in a centrally located hotel in Irkutsk. (BLD)

Day 8

Lake Baikal

The entire day is dedicated to Lake Baikal. Before noon you will arrive (by bus and local ferry) at the old station of Port Baikal, located directly on the shore, where your private train awaits. During two long photo stops on the historical tracks running parallel to the shore you will have the chance to capture the beauty of the lake on film and explore the wonderful scenery as the train travels the lengendary 'Circumbaikal Railway' section. Take a moment to have a dip in the lake or visit a picturesque Baikal village. You will also enjoy a short boat ride on the lake. If the weather is warm, your dinner will be served as a picnic on the shores of the spectacular lake before re-boarding the train. Next stop: Irkutsk. (BLD)

Day 9

From Lake Baikal to Ulan Ude on to Mongolia

This day takes you along a different part of Lake Baikals shoreline, then onwards through the valley of Selenga passing the wild and lonely mountain of Eastern Siberia. On the journey to the Mongolian border the train will stop in Ulan Ude, where you take the city tour and a wonderful and exclusive, Russian Folk music concert. Afterwards the train departs for Mongolia. (BLD)

Day 10

Ulan Bator and Gandan Monastry

In the morning you arrive at Ulan Bator. During your city tour you will see the impressive Buddhist Gandan Monastery and Lama museum and the Lama Museum. In the evening, your tour guides show you some local life. You spend the night in a centrally located hotel in Ulan Bator. (BLD) On request we can organise for you to stay overnight in a Ger, outside Ulan Bataar on the steep near local hills.

Day 11

Ulan Bator and Mongolian Hills

After breakfast, your guided tour reveals the beautiful countryside. You have lunch within the typical tent (Ger Camp) settlements of nomadic herdsmen. A Mongolian horseback riding show will be performed especially for you. In the evening your Private Train will travel onward to the Chinese border. (BLD)

Day 12

Through the Gobi desert

In the early morning your train halts in the middle of the Gobi Desert. A long time ago this area was one of the favourite settlements for dinosaurs! Towards midday, you reach the Chinese border, where due to the different Chinese track gauge your Chinese train is ready for departure. The Chinese train has no Nostalgic Comfort and Bolshoi cars, only two bed or 4 bed cabins. Also, single occupancy cannot be guaranteed. You will reach China’s capital Beijing in about 16 hours. (BLD)

Day 13

Welcome to Beijing

After observing scenes of Chinese rural life from your compartment window, you arrive in Beijing in the morning, where you will spend three nights in a first class hotel. (BL)

Day 14

Beijing––Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City

A four-hour city tour will show you the Temple of Heaven, its park and then on to Tiananmen Square. A guided tour through the interior of the Forbidden City follows in the afternoon. (BL)

Day 15

The Great Wall and Peking Duck

Today you enjoy a day trip to the Great Wall. Your programme also includes a tour of a pearl cultivation farm, the Ming Tombs and the avenue of the spirits. In the evening you enjoy a meal featuring the world-famous Chinese dish, Peking Duck. (BLD)

Day 16

End of tour

Today a wonderful trip filled with unique and unforgettable experiences comes to its end and you start your journey home, or to other destinations. Transfer to the airport Transfers from hotel to the airport for flights departing between 1000am and 1400pm is included. Transfers outside this time range will incur a surcharge. (B)

St Petersburg Add On

We can organise extra days for you to explore St Petersburg.

Beijing Extension, or alternative

Been to Beijing before? Or, want more time in Beijing? We can ammend, or extend the time in Beijing.
Beijing has many more attractions than the "Big Items - Great Wall: Forbidden City: Temple of Heaven and so on. If you have seen these before and want more of an 'alternative Beijing'.
Or, this may be yuor frist time and naturally you will see the Big Items, but then you wantt more time.

We can craft a private programme for you.

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