The Trans-Siberian railway reaches right across Asia, connecting Moscow with the Far East and cutting through the fascinating lands in between. Crossing a third of the globe, the Trans-Siberian railway heads through the natural wonders of the Gobi Desert, the Ural Mountains and the grassy steppe of Mongolia.
Encounter fascinating cultures as you travel, experiencing centuries-old customs and traditions as you journey across Asia. Visit Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest and deepest body of fresh water, camp out in a traditional Mongolian ger, eat local food and watch local festivals like the Naadam festival during the summer months.
Why not extend your railway adventure with a tour in either Russia or China? Take the scenic route with On the Go Tours: the Trans-Siberian is an experience you’ll never forget.
From one red city to another. Hop on at Moscow, rail it express to Beijing or choose from a range of adventures that offer stops at a range of ports of call including Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk and mighty Lake Baikal in Siberia, Ulan Ude - a curious outpost in Eastern Buryatia that embraces all things Buddhist, and Ulaan Baatar - an amazing moniker for what is the capital of Mongolia. Or go traditional on the original Trans-Siberian journey from Moscow to Vladivostok on our 19 day adventure.
Cross a third of the globe on board the legendary Trans-Siberian. From one capital city to another, we offer a heady range of adventures from Beijing to Moscow, ranging from 9 to 18 days, stopping off at some fascinating destinations en route. Discover Ulaan Baatar, the capital of Mongolia, and the beautiful Terelj National Park where you can camp out in a ger! Ulan Ude, a remote Buddhist outpost in Eastern Buryatia, Irkutsk - the Paris of Siberia and the deepest lake in the world - Baikal and Yekaterinburg, the last resting place of the Romanovs.
Enhance your Trans-Siberian journey by booking some of our exciting optional excursions. Spend two nights by beautiful Lake Baikal - the pearl of Siberia, experience nomadic life camping out in a Mongolian ger, test your dog sledding or cross-country skiing skills, climb the Great Wall, explore Red Square and more!
The Trans Siberian is so much more than just a train ride! Half the fun of the journey is the time off the train, experiencing local cultures and lifestyles, all adding up to an epic adventure. We've got some great city breaks to extend your stay and enable you to make the most of your holiday. Climb the Great Wall and explore the Forbidden city in China, enjoy authentic vodka and marvel at the huge art collection at the Winter Palace at St Petes or explore Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square!
For something a little different, why not take the train part of the way and fly the rest or travel in luxury aboard the Golden Eagle Express? Our unique adventures section also features several exciting tours, that can be built into a tailor-made Trans-Siberian journey. From exploring the Gobi Desert or riding a Przewalski horse in Mongolia, to visiting the Pacific Ring of Fire. These are just some of the options available for your holiday of a life time.