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Persian Odyssey: Luxury Golden Eagle Rail Journey

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This unique journey will take you to destinations rarely experienced by the Western visitor. Travel on board the Golden Eagle luxury train across the most important trading routes of civilisation and the striking gems of Persia.

FROM
$33,668PP
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DURATION
17 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Accommodation

About this holiday

Golden Eagle

Travel along the Silk Road into the ancient land of Persia. This unique journey takes in destinations that are rarely experienced by the Western visitor, which makes it all the more special.

Northbound: Tehran - Persepolis - Shiraz - Isfahan - Yazd - Rayen - Mahan - Mashhad - Merv - Ashgabat - Darvaza Gas Crater - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent - Baikonur - Moscow (alternatively, you may leave the journey in Tashkent)

Inclusions

  • Experienced tour managers

  • Arrival and departure transfers

  • Hotel and on-board accommodation

  • Welcome and farewell dinners

  • Route guide, itinerary and information pack

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

  • Drinks with meals

  • On-board service

  • Guided off-train excursions

  • Freedom of Choice touring

  • Personal headsets

  • On-board doctor and medical facilities

  • Cabin attendant service

  • Porterage

  • All gratuities

Accommodation

Silver Class (by day)

Silver Class

  • Sleeps 2 in either lower small double bed or in bunk style

  • Private en-suite bathroom with ‘wet-room’ style shower and toilet

  • DVD/CD player with LCD screens

  • Bathrobes, slippers and toiletries provided as standard

  • Individual controlled air-conditioning

  • Full length wardrobe and personal safe

  • Large picture window


All guests enjoy luxury as standard in their accommodation with:

  • The attentive services of our carriage attendants, on call 24 hours a day

  • Exclusive L’Occitane toiletries within each bathroom

  • Complimentary tea and coffee available in guest cabins at all times

  • Complimentary bottled mineral water in cabins and on all excursions

  • A fresh fruit basket in each carriage

  • The option of a light breakfast in the comfort of their cabin

  • A Golden Eagle embroidered backpack and a souvenir

  • Journey brochure and detailed route map

Upgrades are available, please contact us for further information and availability.


Travel dates

  • 2018 Departures - Oct 28 - Nov 14

  • 2019 Departures - Oct 13 - Oct 30

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Tehran to Iran

  • Day 2 - Travelling

  • Day 3 - Travelling

  • Day 4 - Persepolis to Shiraz(Iran)

  • Day 5 - Isfahan (Iran)

  • Day 6 - Yazd (Iran)

  • Day 7 - Rayen & Mahan (Iran)

  • Day 8 -Mashhad (Iran)

  • Day 9 - Sarakhs (Iran)

  • Day 10 - Ashgabat & Darvaza Gas Crater Turkmenistan

  • Day 11 - Khiva Uzbekistan

  • Day 12 - Bukhara (Uzbekistan)

  • Day 13 - Samarkand (Uzbekistan)

  • Day 14 - Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

  • Day 15 - Baikonur (Russian Territory)

  • Day 16 - On Board Kazakhstan to Russia

  • Day 17 - Moscow (Russia)

  • DAY 18 - Moscow (Russia)

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