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Side of a train passing close to the shores of a snow covered frozen lake.

Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Winter Wonderland by Steam

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Duration

22 Days

Prices Start from

£14,495pp (ex. flights)

Suitable for

Adventure Traveller

A one-off Trans-Siberian rail journey in February 2021, on board the luxury Golden Eagle, powered exclusively by steam. Cross Russia, from Vladivostok in the far east, through Mongolia to the metropolis of Moscow over 22 days during Russian wintertime.

Key Highlights of this Itinerary

Golden Eagle Railway, Lake Baikal, Russia 1

Powered by Steam

Cross eight-time zones and 6,500 miles hauled by steam locomotives.

Frozen lake Baikal with dog slegde and snowmobile silhouetted. 2

Frozen Landscapes

Stay on the shores of ice-covered Lake Baikal and explore by hovercraft, dog sledge and snow mobile.

Old Lady & Wooden House, Siberia, Russia 3

Remote Communities

Visit isolated Siberian communities and learn how they exist in these harsh but beautiful lands.

Winter view of white chruch with pine trees in foreground. 4

Historical Russia

Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, mosques and cathedrals amidst magical snowy surrounds.

Why we like it

This holiday offers a chance to experience this epic journey on another level. As well as being pulled by 20 different, historic steam locomotives, the itinerary visits remote communities rarely experienced by visitors and sees the country during the winter months, when snow carpets the landscape and lakes are frozen. Accompanied by the founder of Golden Eagle Luxury trains, learn about the history of this iconic route and how the railway has changed over the years.

Explore our suggested itinerary

  • Day 1 - 2

    Vladivostok

  • Day 3

    Khabarovsk

  • Day 4

    On Board Train

  • Day 5

    Sretensk

  • Day 6

    On Board Train

  • Day 7

    Ulaanbaatar

  • Day 8

    Ulan Ude

  • Day 9 - 10

    Lake Baikal

  • Day 11

    Irkutsk

  • Day 12

    On Board Train

  • Day 13

    Abakan

  • Day 14

    Novokuznetsk & Barnaul

  • Day 15

    Omsk

  • Day 16

    Yekaterinburg

  • Day 17

    Kazan

  • Day 18

    Ulyanovsk