If you’re in the least travel-minded, the names visited on this rail epic will get your pulse racing: the famed Terracotta Warriors of Xian; the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas at Dunhuang; the ancient city of Merv; the Silk Road’s sublime monuments in Bukhara, Khiva, and Samarkand; the daunting Karakum Desert; and the vast imperial grandeur of Moscow. Tracing one of the Silk Road’s most important branches from Beijing to Moscow by train is a rare and momentous journey done with ease and in great comfort. A 13-day abridged version is also available.


  • ✔Journey 4,000 miles along the Silk Road between Beijing and Moscow
  • ✔Travel on two comfy trains aboard the Golden Eagle and Shangri-La Express
  • ✔Behold Islamic architecture in UNESCO-acclaimed Bukhara, Khiva, and Samarkand
  • ✔Marvel at Xian’s Terracotta Warriors and ride camels in the Gobi Desert

The Silk Road By Train

April 13-May 3, 2020 or October 1-October 21, 2020

21-Day Tour

China | Kazakhstan | Uzbekistan | Turkmenistan | Russia

From $25,795 USDper person double
A 13-Day Taste of the Silk Road excluding China is available from $17,795 USD per person doubleREQUEST A QUOTE


  • ✔Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • ✔All accommodations
  • ✔All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • ✔Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • ✔Most meals
  • ✔Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • ✔Services of an expedition leader, lecturers, and support staff during voyage
  • ✔Personal headsets on all off-train excursions
  • ✔All gratuities
  • ✔Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance