I've said it before and I'll say it again, Trailblazer guides take some beating.
— Adventure Travel
- 9th edition of the guide to the world's longest railway journey
528 pages, 90 maps
30 colour photos, 10 B&W photos
120mm x 180mm, 5" x 7"
- A great guide
- Wanderlust, November 2016
- a wealth of detailed practical advice about planning a trip
- Railway Gazette International, September 2014
- The best guide to the Trans-Siberian is undoubtedly Bryn Thomas's
- To The Edge of the World by Christian Wolmar, Atlantic Books, 2013
- The best guides are the Trans-Siberian Handbook by Bryn Thomas, with a mile-by-mile companion...
- The Telegraph, November 2012
- Extensively updated
- Railway Gazette International, November 2011
- The definitive guidebook is Bryn Thomas's 'Trans-Siberian Handbook'
- The Independent
- The handbook was really brilliant (everyone we met on the train had a copy!!) We can't imagine doing the trip without it.
- Helen Clive
- The Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazer) is the bible for this journey...
- The Daily Telegraph
- Definitive guide
- Conde Nast Traveler
- An invaluable travelling companion
- Well researched...A wealth of information... Is a fascinating read and contains so much more than the usual handbook
- The Herald
- First edition shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel and Guide Book Awards
- Thomas Cook Travel
- Tells you everything you need to know
- The Trans-Siberian Handbook... is a must
- The Sunday Times
- An invaluable guidebook
- The Financial Times
The definitive guide to the World's Greatest Rail Journey
- 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 49 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
- 9th edition includes 90 maps
- Plus – Russian, Mongolian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables
- All routes retravelled for 9th edition and information updated to 2014.
Changes to the 9th edition:
- 90 Maps
- 16pp extra full colour – making total of 32pp full colour
- Added colour sections on Moscow and Lake Baikal
- Fully updated by a Russian-UK national who travelled the whole route and knows what it's like to do so (not written by a team of writers).
- Full colour, full page, dedicated maps for Moscow Metro and Beijing Subway
- Latest information to 2014 including how easy to book tickets online, up-to-date timetables and fares
- Bilingual maps and addresses in Russian and English, and English and Chinese
Read an Excerpt:
- Individual itineraries or organised tours?
- Route planning
- What to take
- Sample Route Guide: Trans-Siberian Route and map 1
- Other railway lines linked to the Trans-Siberian
- Best of Trans-Siberian
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