Luxury Train Tours

Every year billions of people travel by rail all across the world. Whether travelling to work, travel or leisure, rail offers a unique experience – a moment of reflection while transporting you from A to B, but also a chance to explore and discover something new. 

Travelling Russia by train is a richly rewarding experience and is not only one of the best ways to understand the country’s vastness, but also the diverse culture of its regions and how they interchange. It remains one of the largest rail networks in the world, best known for the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway which travels between  Moscow and Vladivostok in the Russian Far East. As a rail experience, it cannot be beaten.

Here, we have put together all you need to know about the best of the best Russian rail journeys, offering a perfectly blended experience of luxury living with unparalleled immersive cultural experience!

Our best-selling luxury train tours

Browse our wide range of luxury rail experiences. Travel through a variety of spectacular cities and awe-inspiring destinations from across Russia and beyond. With these luxury trains you can rest easy knowing that your comfort and class are without compromise.

Luxury trains

Embark on a spectacular tour of Russia with Golden Eagle, Tsar’s Gold or Imperial Russia. We have partnered with some of the most well-known Trans-Siberian companies to provide you with an enviable collection that cannot be beaten.

Golden Eagle

With over 30 years’ experience operating some of the world’s most spectacular rail journeys, Golden Eagle are a popular choice for those wanting a luxury Trans-Siberian alternative. They operate through many locations including Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Mongolia, China, Central Asia, and India.

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Tsar's Gold

A long established brand that is part of the Lernidee Trains and Cruises group, Tsar’s Gold (Zarengold) trains focus on luxury Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian tours. Tsar’s Gold are committed to traveller experience with 5* quality cabins and many chances to experience local culture along the way.

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Imperial Russia

Operated by Russian Railways, the Imperial Russia private train and tour offers an authentic Russian experience with knowledgeable local guides every step of the way. Travelling can be a daunting experience, but as this train is private it is perfect for those who would like to travel alone with a splash of luxury.

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Rail tours from Real Russia

Try something new with our range of unique rail tours from across Russian and beyond. If you are looking for a little less luxury but a whole lot more experience then these rail experiences have you covered.



Prepare for your trip to Russia by obtaining the visas you need in advance. Travellers are required to have a Russian visa when travelling to Russia, and this handy guide will tell you all you need including how to apply and what to expect as part of the application process.

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Visiting any country for the first time can be daunting and you are sure to have plenty of questions along the way. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions that cover all you need to know both before you go and while you are in Russia.

Browse our Trans-Siberian FAQ page for more information