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Journeys on the Golden Eagle
Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Vladivostok-Moscow
The Silk Road: Beijing to Moscow by Private Train
Trans-Mongolian Express: The Naadam Festival
Trans-Siberian Winter Wonderland
A Caspian Odyssey Along the Ancient Silk Road
Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Moscow-Vladivostok
Quest for the Northern Lights: St. Petersburg-Moscow aboard the Golden Eagle

Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Vladivostok-Moscow:
15-day Escorted Tour

Region: Europe
Train Type: Luxury

The Trans-Siberian Express is THE big train ride—an epic 15-day journey spanning two continents and seven time zones. Travel across the world's most famous railway on board the private Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express.

You'll spend most days touring cities along the route as well as enjoy three, relaxing all-day train rides. You'll spend your nights on the train in private train compartments (except on the first and last nights of the tour, when you'll be in top hotels). Highlights include viewing the early-morning mist rising over Lake Baikal, as you ride outside on the engine, followed by a picnic lunch on a secluded beach.

There’s no better way to see the vastness of Siberia. One of IRT members’ favorite journeys, it's a trip that will change your life.

Two Imperial Suites will continue to be available on all Golden Eagle departures. These new compartments are the most spacious – 120 square feet – offered on the train and feature a fixed king-sized bed, a dedicated dressing table and lounge area, and more. For details about this and other upgrades, click here.



Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Vladivostok-Moscow

The Silk Road: Beijing to Moscow by Private Train:
21-day Escorted Tour

Region: Asia
Train Type: Luxury

This two-train tour is probably one of the most exotic and best-loved by Society of IRT members, taking in places few Western travelers have ventured. It's no wonder IRT co-owners Eleanor & Owen Hardy chose this amazing tour to celebrate the company's 30th Anniversary in 2013!

The people who take this trip are part of the adventure. The Silk Road private rail tour uses two first-class trains—the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express and the Shangri-La Express—to follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo along one of the world’s oldest and most historic trade routes, through Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China. The great caravan road linking the kings of Europe with the luxuries of Asia—most significantly, its luscious silks and spices—is preserved to a remarkable degree.

Note: Tour also is available eastbound (Moscow-Beijing). 
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here to download eastbound itinerary.

New:
The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express will include two Imperial Suites on all departures. These new compartments are the most spacious – 120 square feet – and feature a fixed king-sized bed, a dressing table and lounge area, and more. For details about this and other upgrades, click here.



The Silk Road: Beijing to Moscow by Private Train

Trans-Mongolian Express: The Naadam Festival:
13-day Escorted Tour

Region: Asia
Train Type: Luxury

Naadam is the big event in Mongolia—a lively national festival, held every year from July 11-13. Naadam means “three manly games.” Known as the world’s second-oldest Olympics, it celebrates what defined civilization in the steppes eight centuries ago—archery, wrestling and horse riding. The competitors in the riding events are all children aged between 5 and 12, many of whom have been in the saddle since the age of one. It is claimed that such equestrian skills won Genghis Khan an empire that stretched from the Sea of Japan all the way to Europe. Once a religious ceremony, the festival now formally commemorates the 1921 revolution when Mongolia declared itself a free country. This tour is a unique opportunity to be among the few non-Mongolians to experience this spectacular, colorful but little-known festival and soak up the exciting atmosphere of this national holiday. Our tour combines the Naadam Festival with an amazing overland journey from Moscow on board the Golden Eagle private luxury train.



Trans-Mongolian Express: The Naadam Festival

Trans-Siberian Winter Wonderland:
15-day Escorted Tour

Region: Europe
Train Type: First-Class

The Trans-Siberian Express "Winter Wonderland" is a voyage through a shimmering sea of winter white. This epic journey spans two continents and seven time zones. Spend two weeks traveling on the world's most famous railway on board the private, cozy Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. This unique winter journey includes a  trip to frozen Lake Baikal, deepest fresh-water lake in the world, and the opportunity to experience a snowmobile or dog-sled ride across the rock-solid lake. For those who were dazzled by the sunlit snow in "Doctor Zhivago," this will be the answer to your "Winter Dreams."



Trans-Siberian Winter Wonderland

A Caspian Odyssey Along the Ancient Silk Road:
16-day Escorted Tour

Region: Asia
Train Type: Luxury

Begin this captivating journey in Yerevan and travel through the South Caucasus to Georgia and Azerbaijan before crossing the Caspian Sea to Turkmenistan. From here, join the Silk Road route through Uzbekistan and ending in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Travel in comfort and luxury aboard the fully en-suite Golden Eagle luxury train.



A Caspian Odyssey Along the Ancient Silk Road

Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Moscow-Vladivostok:
15-day Escorted Tour

Region: Europe
Train Type: Luxury

The Trans-Siberian Express is THE big train ride—an epic 15-day journey spanning two continents and seven time zones. Travel across the world's most famous railway on board the private Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express.

You'll spend most days touring cities along the route as well as enjoy three, relaxing all-day train rides. You'll spend your nights on the train in private train compartments (except on the first and last nights of the tour, when you'll be in top hotels). Highlights include viewing the early-morning mist rising over Lake Baikal, as you ride outside on the engine, followed by a picnic lunch on a secluded beach.

There’s no better way to see the vastness of Siberia. One of IRT members’ favorite journeys, it's a trip that will change your life. 

Two Imperial Suites will continue to be available on all Golden Eagle departures. These new compartments are the most spacious – 120 square feet – offered on the train and feature a fixed king-sized bed, a dedicated dressing table and lounge area, and more. For details about this and other upgrades, click here.



Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Moscow-Vladivostok

Quest for the Northern Lights: St. Petersburg-Moscow aboard the Golden Eagle:
11 Day Escorted Tour

Region: Europe
Train Type: Luxury

Travel aboard Russia's premier train, the incomparable Golden Eagle, as you take in the beautiful cities of Saint Petersburg and Moscow, graced by festive decorations and nature's own wintry adornments, and explore deeply into the Arctic Circle in pursuit of the magnificent Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).



Quest for the Northern Lights: St. Petersburg-Moscow aboard the Golden Eagle
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