Travelling on the Golden Eagle is like going back in time. A luxury train journeying through exotic lands with all your needs catered for. It is the perfect way to see several destinations together, unpack once and be guided through some of the most far flung destinations in the world, many of which are Exeter International areas of expertise.
From Venice to Budapest to Yerevan to Almaty and Moscow to Vladivostok, all full itineraries are listed below.
Golden Eagle departures run though the year, with special winter departures in the Winter Wonderland program.
It is always worth checking last minute availability, but in general six months prior and more is the ideal time to book to get your cabin of choice.
The most luxurious way to travel on these exotic routes. Cabins include individual climate control with the most deluxe cabins include ensuite bathrooms, a flat screen TV and wardrobe space.
The on-board chefs create daily menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with variety and just the right balance.
Perhaps the greatest pleasure when the train is not in station is watching the scenery go past your window, while reading a travel book on the destination you are travelling through! There are also lectures, language classes and socialising with like-minded people in the bar car which is the center of train life, featuring an on-board pianist.
Touring while in destination is conducted by expert guides in small groups, of not more than 20, sometimes less. Whether it be camel riding in the Gobi Desert or barbecuing on the banks of Lake Baikal, this is the most luxurious way to see some of the world’s most legendary places.
In Gold class, all touring, all meals, alcoholic beverages, tea, coffee and water are included. All gratuities are also included, allowing you to relax during your journey. Wi-fi is available but unreliable and only available in the bar car while the train is in station.
The Golden Eagle is perfect for the single traveler. You can be as social as you like and enjoy the company of like-minded people. All departures and itineraries have single supplement options.
Service on board the Golden Eagle is extremely attentive. Each carriage has two attendants that are there to cater for your every need, from morning coffee to tea in the afternoon. For your piece of mind, an on-board doctor is also available.
The most iconic and famed route is the classic Trans-Siberian route from Moscow to Vladivostok, or Vladivostok to Moscow. The longest railway journey in the world, crossing 8 time zones from Europe to Asia.
Casual attire for touring and during the day, and if you like to change for dinner, this is fine, but not obligatory.
We can provide pre and post touring in each destination. Please contact us about how you can make even more of your journey.
Spending time on-board the Golden Eagle with loved ones is the perfect way to share the learning experience of discovering many exotic destinations in total comfort and style. Subject to the size of your group, we can arrange for private touring, just for you.