Grand Trans- Siberian Express

One of the world’s greatest travel experiences

6300 km transcontinental rail journey between Europe and Asia by private train

Journey of a Lifetime

Grand Trans- Siberian Express 2018

One of the world’s greatest travel experiences

6300 km transcontinental rail journey between Europe and Asia by private train

Experience the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway and the Trans-Mongolian Railway on board a private charter train. Forget about any hassle of packing and unpacking every day. Your cabin is your “home on wheels” during the entire rail cruise journey. Our train offers a choice of 4 accommodation categories from Economy to Deluxe as well as a restaurant, a bar and a conference area for lectures. Stops for land excursions at the most interesting places along the route are included every day. In selected cities like Ekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk near Lake Baikal and Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, hotel nights in international managed 4-stars/ 5-stars hotels are included, allowing you more time to explore these places and enjoy a relaxed journey. The journey may be booked either eastbound, starting in Moscow, or westbound, starting in Ulaanbaatar. Hotel nights in Moscow and in Ulaanbaatar are included as well. Our rail cruises offer you the possibility to experience remote areas of the world like Siberia, Lake Baikal and Mongolia and at the same time enjoy the comfort which is possible only on board of a private charter train.

Highlights:

  • Moscow, most vibrant and fast developing metropolitan city of Europe
  • Kremlin, the centre of power in Russia
  • Yekaterinburg, capital of Ural Mountains
  • Siberia, a huge land of extreme dimensions
  • Boat cruise on Siberia’s mighty River Yenissei or
  • Private classical concert in a wooden palace in Irkutsk
  • Lake Baikal, deepest lake, and biggest freshwater reserve of the world
  • Amazing Mongolian steppes, yurts, and horses
  • Cultural show of Mongolian artists
  • Special Naadam show of Mongolian horse racing, wrestling, archery

Season: May – Sep

  • A choice of 4 different categories of sleeping accommodation from Economy to Deluxe
  • Possibility of guaranteed double and single accommodation throughout the tour
  • All sleeping cars are newly build or reconstructed after 2008, equipped with modern vacuum toilets
  • Modern Deluxe Silver and Deluxe Gold sleeping cars with private lavatory, toilet, and shower en suite
  • Beautifully decorated restaurant cars
  • A cosy lounge with live piano music in the evening
  • Conference area for lectures and on-board entertainment
  • Daily shower guaranteed for travellers of all categories
  • Daily stopovers for sightseeing
  • European management
  • Travel in style, safety, and comfort

Russia

  • Moscow
  • Yekaterinburg
  • Novosibirsk
  • Krasnoyarsk
  • Irkutsk
  • Lake Baikal
  • Ulan-Ude

Mongolia

  • Ulaanbaatar

Sightseeing tours with English speaking guides (other languages on request)

Category Standard Plus and Standard Economy: Moscow, Beijing 5*, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Ulaanbaatar 4*
Categories Silver & Gold: Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Ulaanbaatar, Beijing 5*, Irkutsk 4*

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

Your Tour Guides

  • Local Tour Escorts Moscow-Ulaanbaatar or v.v.
  • Local Tour Guides in each city

Meals
Daily change of local specialities of Russia and Mongolia

  • in specially selected local restaurants
  • or in the restaurants on board the private train

 

Westbound Ulaanbaatar-Moscow 12D/11N
Route: Ulaanbaatar – Moscow by private train
Guaranteed languages on excursions: English (other languages on request)
Departure Date from Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
Year 2018:  09-20 Sep
Year 2019: Coming soon in May, Aug

Day 1 Arrive Ulaan Baatar Airport and transfer to Ulaan Baatar – Hotel (D)
Day 2 Ulaan Baatar Sightseeing : Terelj National Park, Naadam Show – Hotel (BLD)
Day 3 Ulaan Baatar (Depart 1600) : City Sightseeing Tour & Ghandan Monastery – Train (BLD)
Day 4 Ulan-Ude (1600~2200) : City Sightseeing Tour & Old Beliveres Village – Train (BLD)
Day 5 Lake Baikal (Arrive 1400) : Excursion to Listvyanka village & along Baikal – Hotel (BLD)
Day 6 Irkutsk (Depart 1800) : City Sightseeing Tour & Private Concert – Train (BLD)
Day 7 Krasnoyarsk (0900-1800) : City Sightseeing Tour & Yenissej River Cruise – Train (BLD)
Day 8 Novosibirsk (0900-1600) : City Sightseeing Tour & Open Air Railway Museum – Train (BLD)
Day 9 Yekaterinburg (Arrive 1200) : City Sightseeing Tour & Excursion to Ganina Yama – Hotel (BLD)
Day 10 Yekaterinburg (Depart 0900) : Full day on the train – Train (BLD)
Day 11 Moscow (Arrive 1100) : City Sightseeing Tour & Kremlin Grounds – Hotel (BLD)
Day 12 Depart airport for flight home (B)

 

Eastbound Moscow-Ulaanbaatar 13D/12N
Route: Moscow – Ulaanbaatar by private train, Ulaanbaatar – Beijing by flight
Guaranteed languages on excursions: English (other languages on request)
Departure dates from Moscow 
Year 2018: 01-13 Sep
Year 2019: Coming soon in July

Day 1 Arrive Moscow Airport and transfer to Moscow – Hotel (D)
Day 2 Moscow (Depart 1600) : City Sightseeing Tour & Kremlin Grounds – Train (BLD)
Day 3 Yekaterinburg (Arrive 2000) : Full day on the train, evening at leisure – Hotel (BLD)
Day 4 Yekaterinburg (Depart 1800) : City Sightseeing Tour – Train (BLD)
Day 5 Novosibirsk (Arrive 1700) : Full day on the train, evening at leisure – Hotel (BLD)
Day 6 Novosibirsk (Depart 1800) : City Sightseeing Tour & Ob River Cruise – Train (BLD)
Day 7 Krasnoyarsk (0900-1400) : City Sightseeing Tour – Train (BLD)
Day 8 Irkutsk (Arrive 0900) : City Sightseeing Tour & Private Concert – Hotel (BLD)
Day 9 Lake Baikal (Depart 1530) : Excursion to Listvyanka village & along Baikal – Train (BLD)
Day 10 Ulan-Ude (0900~1500) : City Sightseeing Tour – Train (BLD)
Day 11 Ulaan Baatar (Arrive 1000) : City Sightseeing Tour & Culture Show – Hotel (BLD)
Day 12 Ulaan Baatar Sightseeing : Terelj National Park, Naadam Show – Hotel (BLD)
Day 13 Depart airport for flight home (B)

 

 

12/13 Days Grand Trans-Siberian Express

Tour Code: GTSE-12/13

LAND Price Per Person in SGD
CategoryStandard EconomyStandard PlusDeluxe SilverDeluxe Gold
Westbound 12D4 persons per cabin3 persons per cabin2 persons per cabin2 persons per cabin2 persons per cabin
27/5-7/668908380102101664020280
29/7-9/872908770106101704020680
19-30/872908770106101704020680
9-20/971508640104801691020540
Single Sup: AddNANA383090409810
Eastbound 13D
19-31/570508570105601730020940
21/7-02/874508970109601770021340
11-23/874508970109601770021340
1-13/973208840108201757021200
Single Sup: AddNANA4010922011040

A deposit of $5000 per person is required upon confirmation and balance to be paid 3 months prior departure.

Price Includes:

  • Train: 6 night’s accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express in the category booked
  • Hotels: 5 night’s accommodation (for 12D Westbound) (2 x Ulaanbaatar ****, 1 x Irkutsk ****, 1 x Yekaterinburg ****, 1 x Moscow *****) 6 night’s accommodation (for 13D Eastbound) (1 x Moscow *****, 1 x Yekaterinburg ****, 1 x Novosibirsk ****, 1 x Irkutsk ****, 2 x Ulaanbaatar ****)
  • Meals: Full board (for 12D Westbound: 11 x breakfast, 10 x lunch, 11 x dinner; for 13D Eastbound: 12 x breakfast, 11 x lunch, 12 x dinner)
  • Local cuisine specialities: e.g. Mongolian Hot Pot, Russian Vodka & Pierogi Tastings, Tea Ceremony
  • Sightseeing: All sightseeing tours in Ulaanbaatar, Ulan-Ude, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Moscow
  • Cultural events: Private concerts and cultural events according tour itinerary
  • Transfers: Arrival & Departure transfers airport-hotel or v.v. on day 1 and day 12 or day 13 (for 13D Eastbound)
  • Shower facilities: Daily shower is guaranteed in all categories.
    Guests travelling in Deluxe Silver and Deluxe Gold have bathrooms with shower and toilet on board the private train. Guests travelling in categories Standard Economy and Standard Plus have day rooms in Ulan-Ude, Krasnoyarsk, and Novosibirsk
  • Lectures on board: Introduction to Russian culture, history, language, todays’ life.
  • Local Tour escorts: English tour guides throughout the tour (other languages on request)
  • Briefing prior departure
  • 15% discount for gears at X-Boundaries

Price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Air tickets+ taxes
  • Personal belongings and expenses
  • All personal items, clothing and trekking equipment, (sleeping bag, headlamps, camera’s, personal toiletries, etc.)
  • Visa Russia, Mongolia
  • Tipping to the guides (Euro 150/ USD 180 tipping budget recommended)