The World's Greatest Rail Journey
A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange.
Siberia: now wide open to visitors – for the first time in Russia's history you can now travel almost anywhere you want in Siberia: we tell you how to arrange a trip, where to buy tickets and where to go.
Kilometre-by-kilometre route guide – A major feature of the book is the detailed km-by-km route guide. All points of interest are included along the way. With 40 rail maps in English, Russian and Chinese: see where you are as you travel.
Siberia and the railway – the detailed history of Siberia, the construction and running of the railway today are of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travellers.
City guides with maps – the best sights, places to stay and restaurants for all budgets: Moscow, St Petersburg, Ulan Bator, Harbin, Beijing and 25 towns in Siberia; nutshell information on Minsk, Berlin, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Helsinki, Hong Kong & Tokyo
8th edition includes 76 maps
Plus – Russian, Mongolian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables
All routes retravelled for 8th edition