NORTH EAST ASIA RAIL TOURS

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NORTH EAST ASIA

A fascinating part of the world containing three distinct cultures the contrasts of the mega cities of China against the remoteness of Mongolia and Siberia - yet all accessible by luxury rail journeys. For the purposes of our rail tours North East Asia covers China, Mongolia and Russia.

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

The following highlights of this region can be visited on our luxury rail tours and offer world class experiences. Just click on any of the tours listed to open up or download a PDF file with the tour's full details including dates and pricing.
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North East Asia Highlights BAM

πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί BAIKAL AMUR LINE

The Baikal Amur Mainline or BAM for short runs around 400km north of the Trans-Siberian through a wilder landscape and remote towns.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE TRANS-SIB EXPRESS & BAM
North East Asia Highlights Beijing

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ BEIJING

China's capital is a city of contrasts between the modern present and Imperial past. Beijing is the start of routes to Tibet and Moscow.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE SILK ROAD WESTBOUND● TG MOSCOW BEIJING WINTER● TSARS GOLD MOSCOW BEIJING● TSARS GOLD BEIJING MOSCOW
North East Asia Highlights Dunhuang

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ DUNHUANG

This Silk Road desert oasis offers up large dunes just outside of the city and the beautiful Crescent lake sitting in the desert.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY● GE SILK ROAD WESTBOUND
North East Asia Highlights Jiayuguan

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ JIAYUGUAN

A Chinese garrison town on the Silk Road known for its vast Fort known as the "Mouth of China" beyond which were only barbarians.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY
North East Asia Highlights Kashgar

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ KASHGAR

Kashgar feels more Central Asian than Chinese and has been an important trade hub for millennia. From here the karakorum highway starts.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY
North East Asia Highlights Khabarovsk

πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί KHABAROVSK

Located just inside Russia but close to the Chinese border this is a prosperous city on the banks of the vast Amur River.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● TG MOSCOW VLADIVOSTOK● GE WINTER STEAM WESTBOUND● GE VLADIVOSTOK MOSCOW● GE VLAD MOSCOW WINTER● TG VLADIVOSTOK MOSCOW
North East Asia Highlights Krasnoyarsk

πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί KRASNOYARSK

Situated in the centre of Siberia Krasnoyarsk offers some accessible and beautiful scenery with the Stolby National Park close by.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● TG MOSCOW ULAANBAATAR● TG MOSCOW BEIJING WINTER● TG MOSCOW ULAANBAATAR● TG ULAANBAATAR MOSCOW● TG MOSCOW BEIJING● TG BEIJING MOSCOW
North East Asia Highlights Tibet

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ LHASA

Sitting in China's South West the Tibetan Plateau offers the rail traveller a unique culture and architecture to experience.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY
North East Asia Highlights St Petersburg

πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί ST PETERSBURG

St Petersburg is the jewel in Russia's architectural crown and an easy add-on to a Trans-Siberian tour being just 4 hours from Moscow.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE ARCTIC EXPLORER NEW YEAR● GE ARCTIC EXPLORER FEBRUARY
North East Asia Highlights Tibet Train

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ TIBET RAILWAY

The high altitude Tibet Railway is a true feat of engineering as it ends it way across the vast Tibetan Plateau through remote scenery.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY
North East Asia Highlights Turpan

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ TURPAN

Located below sea level on the Silk Road Turpan has a variety of historical sites in and around the city and is one of the hottest places in China.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY
North East Asia Highlights Vladivostok

πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί VLADIVOSTOK

The Pacific port city of Vladivostok is the end - or start! - of the Trans-Siberian and offers an is refreshingly cosmopolitan.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE WINTER STEAM WESTBOUND● GE TRANS-SIB EXPRESS & BAM● GE VLADIVOSTOK MOSCOW● GE MOSCOW VLADIVOSTOK● GE VLAD MOSCOW WINTER● GE MOSCOW VLAD WINTER● TG MOSCOW VLADIVOSTOK● TG VLADIVOSTOK MOSCOW
North East Asia Highlights Xining

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ XINING

Xining is a remote town and gateway to the Tibet Railway. The chief attraction is the Ta'er Si Monastery just outside of the city.

VISITED ON THESE TOURS

● GE CHINA TIBET RAIL DISCOVERY

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