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Journeys on the Shangri-La Express
The Silk Road: Beijing to Moscow by Private Train

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). 
here to download eastbound itinerary.

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
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