Golden Eagle Train offers well-appointed en-suite cabins, fine dining and elegant surroundings. Each cabin offers a high level of comfort with en-suite facilities. Personal cabin assistants are available for your every need, around the clock.
There are three cabin categories - silver cabins, gold cabins and imperial suites. With a king size bed, Imperial Suites are the most spacious. When booking the Imperial Suite, benefit from a private guide and driver for sightseeing along the way and complimentary bar drinks during the journey, amongst other additions. Power showers and underfloor heating as standard. Gold Cabins may have standard double beds or bunk style beds, with some drinks in the bar taken as complimentary. There is a power shower and underfloor heating throughout. The Silver Cabins sleep offer smaller double beds or bunk style bed.
The train has beautifully appointed restaurant cars as well as a bar lounge car where guest lectures, Russian language lessons and piano music can be enjoyed.
- Two restaurant cars
- Bar car
During your train journey, sightseeing is included at every stop. In addition to the standard tours included, the Golden Eagle also has a 'Freedom of Choice' program which offers guests a range of additional excursions to choose from. The bar lounge is the central heart of the train. A game of cards pre-dinner, Russian language lessons and lectures on local history and culture from expert speakers all happen in this social space. Post dinner, there is a resident pianist to add to the ambience.
Why we like it
This is undoubtedly one of the greatest railway journeys in the world and one of the best ways to absorb the rich culture and sprawling landscapes on offer in Central Asia's rarely visited interior.