Trans-Siberian Rail Journey

  • Epic 17-day journey on the luxury train Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
  • Explore far eastern Russia, Ulaan Bataar, Lake Baikal, Moscow, and more

National Geographic Experts


A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.

George Munro

George Munro, a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, has lived and studied in the former Soviet Union and travels to Russia regularly to pursue his research. A Fulbright fellow, George is the author of five books, including The Most Intentional City: St Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great. He has written more than 200 articles about the region, has lectured widely, and has received numerous fellowships and distinguished service awards.

Departure Dates
  • Aug 07 - 23, 2016
  • Sep 03 - 19, 2016