GRAND EXPRESS Train

Trans-Siberian Journey Moscow-Beijing or Beijing-Moscow

Experience the legendary Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian railways aboard a private charter train and forget the trouble of having to pack and unpack your bags every day - your cabin will be your “house on wheels” during the entire rail cruise. Our train offers a selection of 4 categories of accommodation from Economy to Gold, as well as a restaurant, bar and conference area. Every day, stops for land excursions are included in the most interesting places along the route. In selected cities such as Yekaterinburg in the Urals, Irkutsk near Lake Baikal and Ulan-Bator, the capital of Mongolia, nights are included in 4/5 star international hotels. That gives you more time to discover places and take advantage of a relaxing trip. The trip can be booked starting from the East - departing from Moscow, or to the west - departing from Beijing. Nights in ***** hotels in Moscow or Beijing are also included. Our rail cruises offer you the experience of travelling to the most remote areas of the world - such as Siberia, Lake Baikal and Mongolia - while enjoying the comfort that is only possible on board a private charter train.

 

Travel enhancements:

→   Moscow, the most vibrant and dynamic developing European metropolitan city

→   Kremlin, center of power in Russia

→   Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Ural Mountains

→   Siberia, immense land of exceptional dimensions

→   Boat cruise on the mighty river of Yenisey or River Ob, in Siberia

→   Private classical concert in a historic palace

→   Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in the world

→   Mongolian steppes, yurts and horses

→   Folkloric cultural show of Mongolian actors

→   Mini Naadam - Mongolian horse show, fight and archery special show

→   Beijing, capital of China and center of the Middle Kingdom

→   Great Wall of China, part of the World Heritage

Advantages of private train

→   Selection of 4 different categories of accommodation in bed wagons from the Economy to Gold and Silver

→   Double and single accommodation guarantee throughout the trip

→   All bed wagons are newly built or rebuilt after 2008, equipped with bathrooms

→   Modern Silver and Gold bed wagons with private washbasin, bathroom and shower en suite

→   Beautifully decorated restaurant cars

→   A cozy lounge with live piano music

→   Area for conferences and on-board fun

→   Guaranteed shower for travelers of all categories

→   Daily stops for excursions

→   European administration

→   Travel style, safe and comfortable



PROGRAMS and PRICES

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Places visited

Moscow (Russia) - Yekaterinburg (Russia) - Novosibirsk (Russia) -  Krasnoiarsk (Russia) - Lake Baikal (Russia) - Ulan Ude (Russia) - Ulan-Bator (Mongolia) - Beijing (China)

Sightseeing Excursions

Sightseeing tours with English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German or Chinese speaking guides (other languages on request)

Hotels 4-star/5-star

→   Irkutsk for all passengers: 4 * hotel

→   Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Ulaanbaatar for passengers in Silver and Gold cabins: 5 * hotels

→   Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Ulaanbaatar for passengers in Standard cabins: 4 * hotels

 

Hotels brands we use (examples): Hilton, Marriott, Novotel, Radisson Blu, Doubletree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn.

Meals

Daily change of local specialties of Russia, Mongolia and China

→   in specially selected local restaurants or

→   in the restaurants onboard the private train


Means of transport

Between Ulaanbaatar and Beijing (or vice versa)  →   Flight

Between Moscow and Ulaanbaatar (or vice versa)  →   Trans-Siberian Grand Express

There are 4 categories of accommodation in the Trans-Siberian Grand Express:

→   Standard Economy 3 or 4 people per cabin

→   Standard Plus 1 or 2 people per cabin

→   Silver 1 or 2 people per cabin, shower and private bathroom en suite

→   Gold 1 or 2 people per cabin, shower and private bathroom en suite

 

To optimize the schedule of our private train on the Trans-Siberian railway, which is overloaded with trains, our train will be hooked in some sections to a regular train, in others it will be carried by its own locomotive.


Cabins

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Read more about Gold Deluxe cabins

Read more about Standard Plus cabins

Read more about Silver Deluxe cabins

Read more about Economy Plus cabins



Restaurant Cars

There are restaurant cars on the train that serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner as part of the full board service to all passengers of the Grand Trans-Siberian Express. Local cuisine is part of the menu: Russian cuisine in Russia and Mongolia, Chinese cuisine in China. During sightseeing tours in the cities, local meals are served in the specially selected restaurants.


Lounge

The lounge is the most popular place of the train and open to all passengers until late. Come, sit down, enjoy the scenery passing by the window and relax while having a drink and listening to the piano entertainment after dinner.


Lecture Area

In the lecture area, part of the lounge or a restaurant car, your tour escorts hold lectures about the history, geography, economy, and daily life of the regions visited. On some evenings we show films about Russia, Mongolia, and China. Also, your tour escorts offer a language course introducing the Russian language to you.


Important Information 

Visa

To visit Russia and Mongolia most foreign nationals are required to have an Entry Visa while several countries have bilateral agreements in place to allow visa-free travel for their citizens. For those nationals who need a visa, we provide visa support for the application (a standard «tourist voucher» issued by the authorized host travel agency) however the application through the visa center or consulate in your country must be done by yourself. We will be pleased to provide you with all the  information on the entry visas. You may find more information on the Russian entry visa requirements here or write us to info@incoming-russia.eu.  

 

 

General information 

For information on the tourist services offered and in general on Russia, as well as on the general conditions related to the booking procedure, payments and cancellations, please review our web page with the utmost attention: click here to read.