Tsar Gold Train

Your Tsar’s Gold private train makes it easy to travel the world’s most fascinating railway safely and comfortably. Benefit from our more than 30 years of experience on the Trans- Siberian, with over 750 successful tours. Culinary enjoyment is provided for by the train’s much-praised restaurants offering local specialities. After dinner, the restaurant car with its bar service is an ideal place to enjoy a drink marvelling at the vast Russian and Mongolian scenery or socialising with your fellow travellers.

Our expertise: More than 30,000 satisfied guests have travelled with us on over 750 successful tours. The know-how from more than 30 years of operating trains on the Trans-Siberian makes us Europe’s most experienced tour operator on the legendary route.

Life on board: The Tsar’s Gold private train is your comfortable home on an unforgettable journey. Our attentive staff provides professional service, mouth-watering meals and bar service are offered in the restaurant cars. There is even a doctor on call 24/7.

Infotainment: Our sophisticated onboard programme and the comprehensive sightseeing package provide profound insights into the countries and cities on your route. Enjoy entertaining lectures on board including a Vodka tasting session with traditional toasts and customs, a Russian tea ceremony and a short introduction to the Russian language and the Cyrillic alphabet.

Your Compartments: The Tsar’s Gold private train offers the biggest choice of compartments available on the Trans-Siberian. Choose from six different categories according to your personal requirements. All of these compartments are a lot larger than those in an average European sleeping car.

The original Trans-Siberian private train travels between Moscow and the Chinese border (Erlian), with six different compartment types to choose from, ranging from the Standard Category and the popular Classic and Superior Categories to the stylish Nostalgic Comfort Category and the premium Bolshoi and Bolshoi Platinum Categories featuring private lavatories with WCs and showers:

Decks and cabins
Tsar-Gold plan
Classic plan
Super plan
Nostal plan
Bolshoi plan
Bolshoi Platinum

Standard Compartment

Standard compartments offer space for four passengers. On both sides there are upper and lower berths measuring ca. 26.7 x 73.6 in. (68 x 187 cm), with a table in the middle below the window. Each car has nine compartments, with combined washing and toilet facilities at both ends. For a surcharge, an occupation with only 3 guests is available.


Classic Compartment

Compartments in the Classic Category offer considerably more space as they are shared by only two guests, with two lower beds measuring ca. 26.7 x 73.6 in. (68 x 187 cm), one on each side of the compartment. There are nine compartments per car, with combined toilet and washing facilities at both ends. Depending on the train configuration, a shower facility is shared by guests fron one or maximum two sleeping cars


Compartment height: 100.4 inches (255 cm)
Compartment depth: 74.8 inches (190 cm)
Compartment width: 71.6 inches (182 cm)

Bed length: 73.6 inches (187 cm)
Bed width: 26.8 inches (68 cm)
Space between the beds: 16.5 inches (42 cm)

Luggage case under beds: height 14.2 inches (36 cm); width 18.5 inches (47 cm); depth 25.6 inches (65 cm)
Luggage case above door: height 12.2 inches (31 cm); width 58.7 inches (149 cm); depth 21.7 inches (55 cm)


Superior Compartment

This newly refurbished category now features interior design in a nostalgic look. The compartments have two lower beds, one on each side, measuring ca. 26.7 x 72.8 in. (68 cm x 185 cm). The nine compartments per wagon share two combined washing and toilet facilities located at its ends. Depending on the train configuration, a shower facility in each sleeping car is shared by guests.


Nostalgic Compartment

This category offers the opportunity to truly travel in the style of the red tsars, in a nostalgic ambience that would even make past Soviet leaders feel at home — but with the 21st century’s modern amenities. Each of these rolling hotel rooms offers not only two comfortable beds measuring ca. 31.5 x 72.8 in. (80 x 185 cm), placed one above the other, but also an armchair to enjoy the passing landscape in comfort. Two neighbouring compartments share a semi-private washroom with washing basin and simple shower located between them. Combined toilet and washing facilities are located at both ends of the cars.


Bolshoi Compartment

This category offers 60 sq ft (5.57 m2) of space. It has two beds, with the upper measuring 31.5 x 68.5 in. (80 x 174 cm) and the lower measuring 43.3 x 72.4 in. (110 x 184 cm). This compartment also offers comfortable seating, a table and a small wardrobe. The Bolshoi category has its own lavatory equipped with toilet, washing basin, and integrated shower with shower curtain. This category has only six compartments per car.


Bolshoi Platinum Compartment

The Bolshoi Platinum compartment provides almost 77 sq ft (7.15 m2) of space, even more than the Bolshoi compartment. The lower bed measures ca. 47.2 x 72.4 in. (120 x 184 cm), the upper measures ca. 32.3 x 68.5 in. (82 x 174 cm). Each compartment has a spacious wardrobe and its own lavatory outfitted with a separate shower cabin. This category, offering the highest level of comfort available on the Trans-Siberian Railway, contains only five compartments per car for a maximum of just 10 guests.