Train Journeys

Train journeys with Penguin Travel

With our hands on our hearts, we dare to call ourselves some of the best specialists in train journeys and definitely in train journeys with the Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian Railways. Over the years, thousands of guests have traveled safely and securely with us on this adventurous journey through the world's largest country.

Board one of the world's most famous trains and make the dream of travelling with the longest train in the world come true. On the journey you cross Russia from west to east, travel through 2 continents and pass 8 time zones. We use regular passenger trains and you decide whether it should be in 1st or 2nd class. Make a stop along the way and experience modern cities with exciting sights and monuments, from an equally exciting cultural history. On a train journey in Russia, you will have the opportunity to experience authentic Siberia - east of the Ural Mountains, a true Russian experience.

This epic train journey starts in Europe and takes you deeper into Asia and away from everyday routines. We arrange it all for you, so you can relax and enjoy your train journey through the beautiful and constantly changing landscapes. Do you have questions about the trip, don't hesitate to contact us; our specialists are ready to help you tailor your dream trip.


Transsiberian Railway - Group Departures

Group tour including the must see stops along the Trans-Siberian Railway - Moscow, Irkutsk &...

The True Russia - Trans-Siberian Journey

This train journey take you from the Venice of the North - St. Petersburg via...

Classical Trans-Mongolian Adventure: Moscow - Irkutsk - Ulan Bator - Beijing

Enjoy the Trans-Mongolian adventure from Moscow to Beijing, including stops in Irkutsk and Ulan...

Classical Trans-Mongolian Adventure with a Stop in Yekaterinburg

This is the Classical Trans-Mongolian adventure Moscow - Irkutsk - Ulan Bator - Beijing but with a...

Transsiberian Railway - Which Route?

Everybody has heard about the Trans-Siberian Railway. This is the classic adventure.The famous...

Transsiberian Railway - Stopovers in Russia

The route from Moscow to Vladivostok is the original Trans-Siberian railway, which goes...

Transsiberian Railway - Stopovers in Mongolia

Mongolia is one of the most unspoiled countries in the world. It has varied nature: endless grass...

Transsiberian Railway - Stopovers in China

The actual border crossing between Mongolia and China takes some time because China uses the...

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Gunnar Svensson

Tour: Caucasus Explorer
★★★★★
Interesting trip in a different part of the world. with a possibility to learn a lot. Visit to spectacular churches and monastries, museums, wine producers, nature and beautiful cities. This tour is recommended.


Haley

Tour: Saudi Arabia
★★★★★
Fantastic trip with Penguin Travel! Loved all the sights we got to see in Saudi Arabia. Abdulaziz and Lyuben were very helpful, kind, and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend for solo and group travelers, especially those wanting an "off the beaten path" experience. Can't wait to travel with Penguin again!


Milosh Kitchovitch

Tour: Balkan Kaleidoscope
★★★★★
Amazing tour! A great overview of eight Balkan countries with the perfect balance of organized activities and free time. Our guide Anton was the best - organized, calm and has great sense of humor. I highly recommend it. This was my first tour with Penguin and I will definitely be booking more tours with Penguin.


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