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Luksusjunalla halki Siperian

Siperia, Mongolia ja Kiina

Moskova – Jekaterinburg – Novosibirsk – Krasnojarsk – Irkutsk – Baikal – Ulan-Ude – Ulaanbaatar – Peking tai päin vastoin

Kansainvälisessä luksusjunassa on 8 tilausvaunua ja 80-90 matkustajapaikkaa. Matkustajien käytössä on erilliset ravintola- ja baarivaunut. Matkapaketin hintaan sisältyy junamatkan lisäksi myös hotelliyöpymisiä, runsas retkiohjelma (englanniksi), täysihoitoruokailut sekä monipuolinen ja tasokas luento- ja viihdeohjelma.

Moskova - Peking lähtöpäivät 2020: 16/5, 6/6, 27/6, 18/7, 8/8, 29/8

Peking - Moskova lähtöpäivät 2020: 22/5, 12/6, 3/7, 24/7, 14/8, 4/9

Matkan kesto: 15 pv

Hinta alk. 4720 €  + viisumit + matkaliput Moskovaan ja Pekingiin 

Lue täältä lisää!

 

Tour program - Eastbound Moscow-Beijing

Moscow – Yekaterinburg – Novosibirsk – Krasnoyarsk – Irkutsk – Baikal – Ulan Ude – Ulaanbaatar – Beijing


Day 1 Arrival Moscow

Arrival in Moscow. You will be met at Moscow airport and transferred to your hotel. 

Accommodation in Moscow.

Day 2 Moscow

A full day sightseeing tour shows you the magnificent Red Square, the Kremlin grounds and other highlights of Moscow. You will forget old stories about Moscow being grey and dark. It has become a vibrant city, full of life, comparable to Paris or Rome. In the afternoon transfer to the railway station where your private train Grand Trans-Siberian Express is ready for you to board for the first leg of the almost 8000 km long journey to Beijing. Welcome dinner and accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 3 Full day on the train

Today you enjoy a typical day on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Your private train passes through endless scenery of forests, lakes and small settlements, followed by the Ural Mountains. A day to relax, watch the landscape and listen to lectures about Russia and its people. In the evening you arrive in Yekaterinburg, the “Capital of the Ural Mountains”. 

Accommodation in Yekaterinburg.

Day 4 Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg – “Capital of the Ural Mountains”. The city was founded in 1723 by Czar Peter I as the center of metallurgical industry. By the 20th century it had become one of the largest and the most important financial, industrial and cultural centers of Russia. Yekaterinburg is located at the geographical border defined by scientists between Europe and Asia.

In the morning a sightseeing tour shows you the city center and you visit a place of remarkable importance for Russian history: the “Cathedral on The Blood” which was built at the place where Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918.

In the afternoon an excursion into the Ural forests takes you to Ganina Yama, which today is considered by Russians as a “holy place”. It is an assemble of small wooden chapels which were erected in the 1990’s to honor the last Czar’s family of the Romanov dynasty who were buried in Ganina Yama.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 5 Novosibirsk

Again an almost full day of relaxation and lectures on the train, today you are passing through the plains of Western Siberia and reach Novosibirsk in the late afternoon. With 1,5 million inhabitants Russia’s third largest city and the biggest of Siberia, it is widely regarded as the centre of Siberia. It was founded in 1893 as the future site of the Trans-Siberian railway bridge crossing the Siberian River Ob.

Accommodation in Novosibirsk. 

Day 6 Novosibirsk

In the morning a city sightseeing tour shows you some remarkable orthodox churches which have survived the Soviet period, and you see the famous Opera House which is the largest of Russia, situated in the centre of the city at Lenin Square. In the afternoon, an excursion takes you out of the city into the Taiga. About 30 km out of the city you have the opportunity of visiting the largest open air railway museum of Russia, a collection of more than 60 showpieces of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as several historical passenger cars – a perfect insight into the development of the trains on the Trans-Siberian Railway. A boat tour on the River Ob shows you one of the mightiest rivers which are crossed by the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 7 Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk, like Yekaterinburg and Ulan-Ude used to be a “closed city” during Soviet times – closed to foreigners and also to most Soviet citizens at that time. It is located along the Yenissei River which is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 8 Irkutsk

Irkutsk is famous for its trade with Mongolia and China and used to be called “Paris of Siberia” because of its colourful life style during the time of the Tsars. You visit the old town with its large quarters still consisting of wooden houses only, before invited to the cultural highlight of the tour, a private classical concert in a Mansion of historical background.

Accommodation in Irkutsk.

Day 9 Lake Baikal

Today one of the top highlights of the tour with the Grand Trans-Siberian Express will amaze you for the rest of the day. Lake Baikal holds the biggest fresh water reserves in the world. It stretches up to 26 miles from east to west and more than 370 miles from north to south. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake of the world, reaching 1.620 meters at its deepest part. The mountain ranges around Lake Baikal and the deep blue water of the lake, you will never forget.

In the morning a one hour bus drive takes you from the hotel to Lake Baikal. A walk through the village of Listvyanka shows you to St Nicholas church, a typical orthodox wooden build church beautifully renovated in the 1990’s. On a great Siberian lunch you can taste fresh fish from Lake Baikal. In the afternoon a boat takes you on a short cruise on Lake Baikal to the small village of Port Baikal where the private train is waiting for you.

Today the private train is running at low speed along the scenic Circum Baikal Railway line between Port Baikal and Sludyanka, which for many years has been used only by a few of local trains and tourist trains. A photo stop will be arranged at a small village where you can get off the train, put your feet into the clear and cold water of Lake Baikal and - with some luck - also visit the typical wooden houses of local people. A Baikal barbecue is also a part of the program.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express. 

Day 10 Ulan-Ude

Ulan-Ude is the capital of the so-called “Buryat Autonomous Republic” of the Russian Federation. Buryats are an ethnic group close to Mongolians with an amazing mix of cultures and religions. Ulan-Ude is a meeting place between East and West. Like Irkutsk, the city still has large areas with typical Siberian wooden houses. Your sightseeing excursion goes to one of the villages of Orthodox “Old Believers” still practising their live like people did it centuries ago.

When leaving Ulan-Ude, the Grand Trans-Siberian Express switches from the Trans-Siberian mainline to the Trans Mongolian mainline on its way to Ulaanbaatar. In the evening the train reaches the Russian border station Naushki and the Mongolian border station Sukhbaatar. Russian and Mongolian immigration formalities will take place in the train. You may stay in your compartment and don’t have to leave the train.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 11 Ulaanbaatar

In the morning the Grand Trans-Siberian Express arrives in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. During a sightseeing tour you will visit the famous Ghandan Monastery, the central Sukhabaatar Square, the Bogd Khan Museum which used to be formerly the winter and sometimes also the summer palace of the Khans’, as well as the Zaisan monument at a viewpoint high above the city. From there you will have an excellent view of the city which is surrounded by large areas of nomadic yurt settlements. An amazing cultural music and dance show will introduce Mongolian folk music and culture to you. In the evening you experience a traditional Mongolian Hot Pot dinner.

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 12 Ulaanbaatar

Today an unforgettable excursion will take you to the Terelj National Park which is famous for its nature. A stone formation called the “turtle” and the beautiful mountainous scenery will fascinate you. In the park area you will have the chance to meet a herder family inside their yurt. A Naadam show specially arranged for the participants of the Grand Trans-Siberian Express demonstrates 3 disciplines of the Mongolian National Naadam festival: Wrestling, Archery and Horseracing.

Accommodation in a **** hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 13 Ulaanbaatar

In the morning you leave Ulaanbaatar for a 30 hour journey on chartered standard cars attached to a regular train from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing. In the afternoon the train reaches the plains of Gobi Desert which is not a sand desert but a stone desert in this part of Mongolia. Temperatures can reach 35-40° C here in summer time. In the evening the train arrives at the Mongolian-Chinese border, where the bogies of the train are changed from Russian 1520 mm to Chinese 1435 mm bogies.

Accommodation on board the train.

Day 14 Beijing

Before lunch time the regular train arrives in Beijing.

In the afternoon you visit the Imperial Palace (“Forbidden City”) and the huge Tian An Men Square. In one of the famous Beijing Roast Duck restaurants you will taste what many believe is the most typical Chinese meal.

Accommodation in Beijing.

Day 15 Beijing & Departure

Airport transfers are provided by our service team to connect with your flight departing Beijing. 

 

Tour program - Westbound Beijing-Moscow

Beijing –Ulaanbaatar – Ulan Ude – Baikal – Irkutsk – Krasnoyarsk – Novosibirsk – Yekaterinburg – Moscow
 

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Arrival in Beijing. You will be met at Beijing airport and transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation in Beijing.

Day 2 Beijing

In the morning you visit the Great Wall of China, which is often called the “8th world wonder”. The Great Wall stretches 6.000 km from East to West. In the afternoon you explore the Summer Palace in the western part of the city. The day ends in one of the famous Beijing Roast Duck restaurants where you will taste what many believe is the most typical Chinese meal.

Accommodation in Beijing.

Day 3 Beijing & flight to Ulaanbaatar

In the morning you visit the Imperial Palace (“Forbidden City”) and the huge Tian An Men Square. In the afternoon you walk through the Temple of Heaven, before you board the aircraft for a 2 hours evening flight to Ulaanbaatar.

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 4 Ulaanbaatar

An unforgettable full day excursion will take you to the Terelj National Park which is famous for its nature. A stone formation called the “turtle” and the beautiful mountainous scenery will fascinate you. In the park area you will have the chance to meet a herder family inside their yurt. A Naadam show specially arranged for the participants of the Grand Trans-Siberian Express demonstrates 3 disciplines of the Mongolian National Naadam festival: Wrestling, Archery and Horseracing. In the evening you experience a traditional Mongolian Hot Pot dinner.

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 5 Ulaanbaatar

During a sightseeing tour you will visit the famous Ghandan Monastery, the Bogd Khan Palace which used to be formerly the winter and sometimes also the summer palace of the Khan’s, as well as the Zaisan monument at a viewpoint high above the city. From there you will have an excellent view of the city which is surrounded by large areas of nomadic yurt settlements.

In the afternoon you board your private train which will be your home for the trans-continental journey to Moscow.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 6 Ulan Ude

In the night you reach the Mongolian border station Suchbaatar and the Russian border station Naushki. The Mongolian and Russian immigration formalities will take place in the train. You may stay in your cabin and don’t have to leave the train.

In the afternoon the Grand Trans-Siberian Express arrives at Ulan Ude, the capital of the so-called “Buryat Autonomous Republic” of the Russian Federation. Buryats are an ethnic group close to Mongolians with an amazing mix of cultures. Ulan Ude is a meeting place between East and West. The city still has large areas with typical Siberian wooden houses.

Your sightseeing excursion goes to one of the villages of Orthodox “Old Believers” still practising their live like people did it centuries ago. You will be hosted for a typical Russian homemade lunch.

In Ulan Ude the Grand Trans-Siberian Express switches from the Trans Mongolian mainline to the traditional Trans-Siberian mainline on its way to Moscow.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 7 Lake Baikal

Today one of the top highlights of the tour with the Grand Trans-Siberian Express will amaze you for the rest of the day. Lake Baikal holds the biggest fresh water reserves in the world. It stretches up to 26 miles from east to west and more than 370 miles from north to south. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake of the world, reaching 1.620 meters at its deepest part. The mountain ranges around Lake Baikal and the deep blue water of the lake, you will never forget.

In the morning the private train is running at low speed along the scenic Circum Baikal Railway line between Port Baikal and Sludyanka, which for many years is used only by a few of local trains and tourist trains. A photo stop will be arranged at a small village where you can get off the train, put your feet into the clear and cold water of Lake Baikal and also – with some luck - visit the typical wooden houses of local people. A Baikal barbecue is also a part of the program.

In the afternoon a boat takes you on a short cruise from Port Baikal to the small village of Listvyanka. A walk through the village shows you to St Nicholas church, a typical orthodox wooden build church beautiful renovated in the 1990’s. On a great Siberian lunch in a restaurant on the shore of the lake you can taste fresh fish from Lake Baikal. In the evening a one hour bus drive takes you from the Lake Baikal to your hotel in Irkutsk city.

Accommodation in Irkutsk.

Day 8 Irkutsk

Irkutsk is famous for its trade with Mongolia and China and used to be called “Paris of Siberia” because of its colourful life style during the time of the Tsars. You visit the old town with its large quarters still consisting of wooden houses only, before invited to the cultural highlight of the tour, a private classical concert in a Mansion of historical background. In the evening you re-join the private train.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 9 Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk, like Yekaterinburg and Ulan-Ude used to be a “closed city” during Soviet times – closed to foreigners and also to most Soviet citizens at that time. It is located along the Yenissei River which is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 10 Novosibirsk

A city sightseeing tour shows you some remarkable orthodox churches which have survived the Soviet period and see the famous Opera House which is the largest of Russia, situated in the centre of the city at Lenin Square. Worth to see is also the local food market which is famous all over Siberia for its wide range of products. In the afternoon, an excursion takes you out of the city into the Taiga. About 30 km out of the city you have the opportunity of visiting the largest open air railway museum of Russia, a collection of more than 60 showpieces of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as several historical passenger cars – a perfect insight into the development of the trains on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 11 Yekaterinburg

Today the train arrives in Yekaterinburg, capital of the Ural Mountains. The city was founded in 1723 by Czar Peter I as the center of metallurgical industry. By the 20th century it had become one of the largest and the most important financial, industrial and cultural centers of Russia. Yekaterinburg is located at the geographical border defined by scientists between Europe and Asia.

On your sightseeing tour you visit a place of remarkable importance for Russian history: the “Cathedral on The Blood” which was built at the place where Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918. An excursion into the Ural forests takes you to Ganina Yama, which today is considered by Russians as a “holy place”. It is an assemble of small wooden chapels which were erected in the 1990’s to honor the last Czar’s family of the Romanov dynasty who were then buried in Ganina Yama.

Accommodation in Yekaterinburg.

Day 12 Full day on the train

Today you leave Yekaterinburg in the morning and enjoy a typical day on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Your private train passes through the Ural Mountains and an endless scenery of forests, lakes and small settlements. A day to relax, watch the landscape and listen to lectures about the country and its people.

Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

Day 13 Moscow

Today the almost 8000 km long journey from Beijing to Moscow terminates. In the afternoon you visit the Red Square and the Kremlin grounds. The sightseeing tour shows you the all the many highlights of Moscow: the Bolshoi Theatre, the GUM department store, the Red Square, Moscow River, the Sparrow Hills, Novodevitchy Monastry (outside visit). You will forget old stories about Moscow being grey and dark. It has become a vibrant city, comparable to Paris or Rome and full of life.

Accommodation in in Moscow.

Day 14 Moscow

Airport transfers are provided by our service team to connect with your flight departing Moscow.

Prices 2020

Prices 2020 Moscow - Beijing                          All Rates are in EURO, per person

15 days (14 nights)

Standard Economy

Standard Economy

Standard Plus

Silver

Gold

Passengers per cabin

4

3

2

2

2

Price per person EUR

4.720

5.670

7.340

11.020

13.220

Single Supplement Train & Hotel

n/a

n/a

3.070

6.220

7.320

High Season Supplement I

240

240

240

240

240

High Season Supplement II

160

160

160

160

160

 

Services included in the tour price:

  • 6 nights accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express Moscow - Ulaanbaatar in the category booked
  • 1 night accommodation on board chartered standard sleeping cars on the regular train Ulaanbaatar - Beijing
  • 1 night accommodation at 5 star hotel, Moscow
  • 1 night accommodation at 4 star hotel, Yekaterinburg
  • 1 night accommodation at 4 star hotel, Novosibirsk
  • 1 night accommodation at 4 star hotel, Irkutsk
  • 2 nights accommodation at 4 sta  hotel, Ulaanbaatar
  • 1 night accommodation at 5 star  hotel, Beijing
  • Full board throughout the tour, starting with dinner on day 1 and terminating with breakfast on day 15
  • Shower facilities in hotel day rooms in Krasnoyarsk and Ulan-Ude for guests travelling in categories Standard Economy and Standard Plus
  • Transfer shuttle service airport – hotel v.v. in Moscow on day 1 and in Beijing on day 15
  • Sightseeing tours in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Ulan-Ude, Ulaanbaatar, Beijing
  • Lectures on board, Introductory Russian language course, Russian Vodka Tasting
  • Private classic concert in Irkutsk
  • Cultural events as mentioned in the programme
  • English speaking tour guides and English speaking tour director throughout the tour


Services Not Included

  •  Flights to Moscow and from Beijing
  •  Visa Russia, Mongolia, China
  •  Gratuities (EUR 200 / USD 250 tipping budget recommended)


Prices 2020 Beijing-Moscow                            All Rates are in EURO, per person

Beijing–Moscow 14 days (13 nights)

Standard Economy

Standard Economy

Standard Plus

Silver

Gold

Passengers per cabin

4

3

2

2

2

Price per person EUR

4.570

5.470

6.590

10.670

12.870

Single Supplement Train & Hotel

n/a

n/a

2.560

5.710

6.810

Supplement High Season I

240

240

240

240

240

Supplement High Season II

160

160

160

160

160

 

Services included in the tour price:

  • 6 nights’ accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express Ulaanbaatar - Moscow in the category booked
  • Flight Beijing - Ulaanbaatar by Mongolian Airlines MIAT in Economy Class, 20 kg checked-in luggage
  • 2 night accommodation at 5 star hotel, Beijing
  • 2 nights accommodation at 4 star hotel, Ulaanbaatar
  • 1 night accommodation at 4 star hotel, Irkutsk
  • 1 night accommodation at 4 star hotel, Yekaterinburg
  • 1 night accommodation at 5 star hotel, Moscow
  • Full board throughout the tour, starting with dinner on day 1 and terminating with breakfast on day 14
  • Shower facilities in hotel day rooms in Ulan-Ude, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk for guests travelling in categories Standard Economy and Standard Plus
  • Transfer shuttle service airport – hotel v.v. in Beijing on day 1 and in Moscow on day 14
  • Sightseeing tours in Beijing, Ulaanbaatar, Ulan-Ude, Lake Baikal, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Moscow
  • Lectures on board, Introductory Russian language course, Russian Vodka Tasting
  • Private classic concert in Irkutsk
  • Cultural events as mentioned in the programme
  • English speaking tour guides and English speaking tour director throughout the tour


Services Not Included

  • Flights to Beijing and from Moscow
  • Visa Russia, Mongolia, China
  • Gratuities (EUR 200 / USD 250 tipping budget recommended)

 


Optional Booking: Available for maximum 1 month

Minimum number of tour participants: 80 persons on board the private train


Payment Conditions

  • Deposit Category Standard Economy & Standard Plus EUR 750 per person with booking
  • Category Deluxe Silver & Deluxe Gold EUR 1.500 per person with booking
  • Balance 60 days before departure


Cancellation Conditions

  • Up to 91 days before the tour   Deposit
  • 90-61 days before the tour       25 %
  • 60-31 days before the tour       50 %
  • 30-15 days before the tour       75 %
  • 14-01 days before the tour       100 %

Grand Trans-Siberian Express Train

Grand Trans-Siberian Express Train

Between Moscow and Ulaanbaatar or vice versa you travel on board the private train Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

There are 4 categories of accommodation on the Grand Trans-Siberian Express:
- Standard Economy 4 persons per cabin
- Standard Plus 1 or 2 persons per cabin
- Deluxe Silver 1 or 2 persons per cabin, private shower, and toilet en suite
- Deluxe Gold 1 or 2 persons per cabin, private shower, and toilet en suite

In order to realize optimal timings on the heavily used Trans-Siberian railway line, our private train on some sections will be attached to regular scheduled trains, on some other sections will be hauled by its own locomotive.

Between Ulaanbaatar and Beijing or vice versa there are 2 travel options:

Option 1: for those looking for more comfort and sightseeing opportunities.
The flight between Ulaanbaatar and Beijing or vice versa by modern Boeing 737 aircraft takes only 2 hours and allows to see more sightseeing highlights in both cities, e.g. the National Historical Museum in Ulaanbaatar and the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Option 2: for train enthusiasts who wish to travel by train throughout
The train journey on board chartered sleeping cars of a regular train takes about 30 hours (1 night). Only Standard Economy and Standard Plus accommodation is available on this section. The train crosses Gobi Desert during day time and is air conditioned.


Deluxe Gold Cabins - For those looking for the greatest comfort 1 or 2 persons per cabin

Deluxe Gold sleeping cars offer the most spacious and comfortable type of accommodation on our private train. Deluxe Gold cabins have a private toilet, wash basin and a spacious shower cabin en suite. Each cabin offers 1 lower and 1 upper bed, a table at the window, a chair opposite the beds, a small wardrobe and storage space. Euro-Sockets for 220 V are in each cabin, capable for razors, loading mobile phones, cameras, and notebooks. The cars are air conditioned (individual control). The air condition operates only during the time the train is moving.
Deluxe Gold sleeping cars have only 5 cabins each and may be booked for double or single use.
Deluxe Gold cabin dimensions:
- Cabin 2,00 x 3,50 m = 7,0 sqm
- Lower bed 120 x 185 cm
- Upper bed 80 x 185 cm

 

Deluxe Silver Cabins - For those looking for great comfort 1 or 2 persons per cabin

Deluxe Silver sleeping cars offer slightly smaller cabins than on Deluxe Gold cars. Deluxe Silver cabins have a private toilet, wash basin and “wet-room” style shower en suite. Each cabin offers 1 lower and 1 upper bed, a table at the window, a chair opposite the beds, a small wardrobe and storage space. Euro-Sockets for 220 V are in each cabin, capable for razors, loading mobile phones, cameras and notebooks. The cars are air conditioned (individual control). The air condition operates only during the time the train is moving.
Deluxe Silver sleeping cars have only 6 cabins each and may be booked for double or single use.
Deluxe Silver cabin dimensions:
- Cabin 2,00 x 2,70 m = 5,4 sqm
- Lower bed 110 x 185 cm
- Upper bed 80 x 185 cm

 

Standard Plus Cabins - The most popular category 1 or 2 persons per cabin

Standard Plus as well as Deluxe Silver are the most popular type of accommodation on our private train. Standard Plus cabins are equipped with 2 lower beds and 2 upper beds. While only the two lower beds are used for sleeping, the two upper beds can be used as additional storage for luggage – or they simply can be folded away. 2 Toilets and wash basins for common use are situated either at each end of Standard Plus sleeping car or they are both at one end. The sleeping cars are air conditioned (central control). The air condition operates only during the time the train is moving. Sockets for 220 V are available in each cabin, capable for razors, loading mobile phones, cameras and notebooks. Standard Plus cars offer 9 cabins each and may be booked for double or single use.
Daily shower facilities are guaranteed.

If you travel eastbound Moscow – Beijing: Shower facilities are available in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Ulaanbaatar and Beijing in your hotel rooms where you stay overnight. In addition to that hotel day rooms for showers are at your disposal during stops in Krasnoyarsk and Ulan Ude (one day room per cabin).
If you travel westbound Beijing – Moscow: Shower facilities are available in Beijing, Ulaanbaatar, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg and Moscow in your hotel rooms where you stay overnight. In addition to that hotel day rooms for showers are at your disposal during stops in Ulan Ude, Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk (one day room per cabin).

Therefore on both tours you have guaranteed access to showers in your hotel room every day during the entire journey.

Standard Plus cabin dimensions:
- Cabin 2,00 x 2,00 m = 4,0 sqm
- Beds 65 x 185 cm


Standard Economy Cabins - The budget way of travelling 3 or 4 persons per cabin

This category is popular with those looking for the most economical way of travelling and is usually booked by families with children or friends travelling together. Standard Economy sleeping cars are equipped with 2 lower beds and 2 upper beds. 2 Toilets and wash basins for common use are situated either at each end of Standard Plus sleeping car or they are both at one end. The cars are air conditioned (central control). The air condition operates only during the time the train is moving. Sockets for 220 V are available in the car, capable for razors and loading mobile phones, cameras and notebooks. The Standard Economy cars offer 9 cabins each and may be booked only by 3 or 4 passengers travelling together. In the hotels the 4 passengers are staying in 2 double rooms, 3 passengers are staying in 1 double and 1 single room.

Daily shower facilities are guaranteed.

If you travel eastbound Moscow – Beijing: Shower facilities are available in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Ulaanbaatar and Beijing in your hotel rooms where you stay overnight. In addition to that hotel day rooms for showers are at your disposal during stops in Krasnoyarsk and Ulan Ude (one day room per cabin).
If you travel westbound Beijing – Moscow: Shower facilities are available in Beijing, Ulaanbaatar, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg and Moscow in your hotel rooms where you stay overnight. In addition to that hotel day rooms for showers are at your disposal during stops in Ulan Ude, Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk (one day room per cabin).

Therefore on both tours you have guaranteed access to showers in your hotel room every day during the entire journey.

Standard Economy cabin dimensions:
- Cabin 2,00 x 2,00 m = 4,0 sqm
- Lower beds 65 x 185 cm
- Upper beds 65 x 185 cm