Shangri-La Express/Orient Express

Please note that the berths for Shangri-La Express in 2015 have been sold out. Welcome to contact us in 2016.

China Orient Express, also known as Shangri-La Express, is at present the most modern and comfortable luxury hotel train in China. It far exceeds China's other trains in terms of luxury and service.

China Orient Express is a privately owned hotel train traveling the route of the caravans of the ancient Silk Road. Commencing 1985 the former Shangri-La Express provides the first leg – Beijing to Urumqi. Ever since then, the train runs several routes including Beijing - Urumqi, Urumqi - Kanas, Beijing - Harbin and more.

The Benefits

  • Luxury suites on Shangri-La/Orient Express
  • Executive-level service
  • Famous cuisine prepared by top chefs
  • Five-star hotels for the whole journey
  • All inclusive tour arrangements
  • VIP Access to the train station
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Facilities & Services

  • Luxury mahogany compartments
  • The most modern shower cars
  • Restaurant car and bar car
  • 2 attendants in each carriage
  • Free in-room fruit tray
  • Daily Room Service
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Luxury Shangri-La Express Tours

12-Day Silk Road Adventure by Luxury Shangri-La Express A

12-Day Beijing to Urumqi Silk Road Adventure by Shangri-La Express

Destination: BeijingLuoyangXianTianshuiLanzhouJiayuguanDunhuangTurpanUrumqi
Departure Date: Sept.7th - Sept.18th, 2015
Price: from $ 2,699 p/p, based on quad cabin
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Silk Road Adventure by Luxury Shangri-La Express B

12-Day Urumqi to Beijing Silk Road Adventure by Shangri-la Express

Destination: UrumqiTurpanDunhuangJiayuguanLanzhouTianshuiXianLuoyangBeijing
Departure Date: Sept. 14th - Sept. 25th, 2015
Price: from $ 2,699 p/p, based on quad cabin
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Photos of Shangri-La Express

Shangri-La Express Train

Shangri-La Express Train

Cozy Cabin

Shangri-La Luxury Twin Cabin

Dining Car

Shangri-La Dining Car

The Hallway

The Hallway on Shangri-La Express Train

The Bathroom

The Bathroom on Shangri-La Express Train