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Trans Mongolian railway holiday

Watch the landscapes slowly but dramatically change from your cabin window as you embark on one of the world’s most iconic train journeys, the Trans Mongolian railway, sweeping you from the architectural treasures of Moscow to the incredible ancient metropolis of Beijing, via the peace and serenity of the Gobi Desert and the Mongolian steppe. You’ll begin with a few days in Russia, exploring just a little of the heritage in St. Petersburg and Moscow, with visits to the Hermitage Museum and the Kremlin, before boarding your first train. Carry on via Yekaterinburg, where the last tsar of Russia and his family were infamously slain, where on day seven you first step aboard the Trans ...Read more >
From £3,145 excluding flights

Uzbekistan independent 12 day tour

Take a deeper look into Uzbekistan as we transport you from the lively capital of Tashkent to hidden villages in a remote valley, before focusing on those magical places which have besotted travellers for centuries – Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.Read more >
From £1,580 excluding flights

Holiday in Iran, flavours of Persia

The hospitality of the Iranians knows no bounds and nowhere is that more apparent than in the sharing of culinary traditions. The fragrant spices of this region will tantalise as we learn of the preparation and care that creates the feasts that we will share together on this journey. Savoury and sweet combine into exotic delights.Read more >
From £2,825 excluding flights

Highlights of Iran tour

Few destinations evoke mystery and intrigue as much as ancient Persia, modern day Iran. This journey will be sure to change any preconceptions of this magical country and those with open eyes will be received with open arms into this hospitable country. Glittering mosques, bustling bazaars and mouthwatering delights await, delve in and discover this delightful country.  Read more >
From £2,435 excluding flights

Trans Mongolian Eastbound, St Petersburg to Beijing

Travel eastwards from the land of the Tsars to the wonders of China, via the kingdom of Genghis Khan, on this undeniably epic small group tour which takes you along the Trans Siberian and Trans Mongolian railways. You’ll be accompanied throughout by a professional tour leader as you depart from St. Petersburg to explore Moscow, Siberia, Ulaanbaatar, Irkutsk and Beijing, with an itinerary that promises a wealth of cultural discovery. Visit unmissable sites around St. Petersburg including the fabulous Catherine Palace, the Hermitage, and the Peter & Paul Fortress. Wander the Armoury Museum of the Kremin, home to a stunning collection of Faberge eggs as well as vast quantities of historical ...Read more >
From £7,940 excluding flights

Silk Road adventure tour

Designed especially for travellers who seek high adventure among the peaks and mountain passes of the Tien Shan Mountains, this journey traverses some of the least travelled routes of the Silk Road. Your adventurous spirit will be rewarded with breathtaking scenery in unspoilt wilderness.  Read more >
From £4,400 excluding flights

Georgia and Armenia 12 day tour

Prepare to be amazed, arriving in Georgia and Armenia is like stepping through the looking glass into a completely unexpected travel destination; beautiful, welcoming and with a wild and intriguing history – add great food and wine, incredible UNESCO heritage sites and stunning scenery and you have the perfect mix for an incredible journey of discovery.Read more >
From £2,875 excluding flights

Caucasus holiday, Armenia and Georgia

Prepare to be amazed, arriving in Georgia and Armenia is like stepping through the looking glass into a completely unexpected travel destination; beautiful, welcoming and with a wild and intriguing history – add great food and wine, incredible UNESCO heritage sites and stunning scenery and you have the perfect mix for an incredible journey of discovery.Read more >
From £2,270 excluding flights

Grand Trans Siberian rail tour

Ride the grand Trans Siberian Railway from Vladivostok to the old Tartar capital of Kazan, en route to Moscow. Graceful imperial St. Petersburg is the perfect climax to this historic journey.Read more >
From £6,540 excluding flights

St Petersburg to Vladivostok on the Trans Siberian

Starting in elegant St. Petersburg and traversing the mighty Trans Siberian Railway you will visit all that Russia has to offer as well as the wilderness of Mongolia. Spanning histories and time zones this is truly a majestic journey.Read more >
From £6,050 excluding flights

Trans Siberian rail tour, St Petersburg to Tokyo

This extraordinary rail journey spans a third of the globe. Experience traditional Japan and remote Mongolia, and ride the grand Trans Siberian Railway from Vladivostok to the old Tartar capital of Kazan, en route to Moscow. Graceful imperial St. Petersburg is the perfect climax to this historic journey.Read more >
From £6,515 excluding flights

Trans Mongolian tour, St. Petersburg to Hong Kong

Travelling on the Trans Siberian and Trans Mongolian railways, the journey itself is the destination. Over this month-long small group trip from St. Petersburg to Hong Kong you’ll share the journey with a never-ending variety of fellow passengers, from holidaymakers to commuters, local families to traders. It’s an endless kaleidoscope of new encounters, experiences and stories to share. And, with a professional tour leader alongside to ensure that all of the trip arrangements run smoothly, you can simply sit back and drink in the spectacular scenery as it drifts past through the carriage window. You’ll pause in great cities that have shaped the course of human history: St. Petersburg, home ...Read more >
From £9,590 excluding flights

Westbound Trans Mongolian holiday

Begin by walking the Great Wall of China. Then ride the rails through northern China, far across the vast expanses of the Gobi Desert and the Siberian steppe. Still farther on, we find a historic city where Islamic and Orthodox architecture stands side by side. And in the distance, we discover Russia’s two grandest cities.Read more >
From £4,615 excluding flights

Trans Mongolian westbound tour

There are very few journeys in the world that carry the promise of so much adventure and romance as the Trans Mongolian and Trans Siberian railways. This month-long small group tour retraces the original westbound route from Hong Kong to St. Petersburg over some 12,000km via Mongolia, and quite frankly, you’re going to love it. Travel through Guangzhou, with its bustling Qing Ping market one of China’s top foodie destinations. Discover the amazing Terracotta Army outside Xian, buried for centuries, and must-see landmarks of Beijing from Tiananmen Square to the serene Temple of Heaven, and of course a section of the Great Wall of China. Here you’ll board the Trans Mongolian, whisking you ...Read more >
From £9,945 excluding flights

Trans Mongolian west bound to St Petersburg

Westwards, from China to Russia through the heartlands of Genghis Khan in Mongolia, the spectacular scenery unfolds over three weeks from your carriage window. Step aboard the legendary Trans Mongolian in the Chinese capital, Beijing, for an adventure that many dream about and few find it easy to forget. Travelling as part of a small group, you’ll be accompanied by a professional tour leader to take care of all the practicalities while you get on with enjoying your journey, immersed in the fabled landscapes and historic attractions of this legendary route. Take a stroll on the Great Wall of China, discover the myriad treasures of the Kremlin, watch a fascinating performance of Mongolian ...Read more >
From £8,175 excluding flights

Naadam Festival holidays in Mongolia

Celebrate the Naadam Festival with the locals as remote Mongolia relives its finest traditions dating from the days of Genghis Khan and his ferocious nomadic warriors. Witness skilful displays of archery and wrestling, and colourful horseracing events during the nation’s most important festival.Read more >
From £1,685 excluding flights

Classic Trans Siberian railway tour

Experience the complete Trans Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok. Travel across two continents, seven time zones and 9,288 kilometres of track. Discover remote Siberia and see Buryat culture first-hand beside the shores of Lake Baikal – the world’s largest freshwater lake.Read more >
From £3,140 excluding flights

Xian to Istanbul overland tour

For those that have always dreamed of retracing the path of traders and explorers such as Marco Polo along the ancient Silk Road, this six-week overland tour from Xian to Istanbul will prove irresistible. Along with a small group of like-minded adventurers and a professional tour leader, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry and culture of classic Silk Road stops including Xian, Durhuang, Turpan, Kashgar, Osh and Samarkand as you embark on the trip of a lifetime from China to the Caucasus. For greater detail, read the itinerary below, but you will take in key sights including the legendary Terracotta Warriors of Xian, the riotously colourful Sunday market of Kashgar, the iconic shrine ...Read more >
From £9,515 excluding flights

Silk Road railway holiday

From Shiraz to Beijing, the Silk Road unfolds before you on this overland adventure, travelling mainly by train as part of a small group. Led by a professional tour leader, you’ll explore ancient civilizations and fascinating cultures, an astonishing diversity of landscapes and world-renowned architecture, with a whistle stop trip through history. Plus, going by train, you will have plenty of opportunities to encounter local people and understand modern life in Central Asia, no doubt providing just as many memories as the landmarks you'll see. Begin in Shiraz, a treasure-trove of Persian culture, where you will meet the rest of your group before continuing on to Yazd via the legendary ...Read more >
From £7,410 excluding flights

Imperial Trans Siberian tour, Russia to Japan

Starting in elegant St. Petersburg and traversing the mighty Trans Siberian Railway you will visit all that Russia has to offer as well as the wilderness of Mongolia and both the tradition and modernity of Japan. Spanning histories and time zones this is truly a majestic journey.Read more >
From £8,395 excluding flights
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