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Trans-Mongolian Adventure

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16 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Transport
Transport
Train, private bus, taxi, metro, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Simple guesthouses/hotels (8 nts), sleeper trains (6 nts), Mongolian ger (1 nt).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

You will visit

Beijing

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
Incredible doesn't begin to describe this railway journey from Russia to China. Beginning in Moscow, your trip on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway will take you across the steppe to experience secluded Mongolia's colourful culture. Disembark and spend a night in a ger before continuing on to the palaces of Beijing. An experienced CEO will lead the way and take care of the details so you’re free to enjoy one of the world's greatest train rides. Whether on board or off, this will be 16 days to remember for the rest of your life.
Trans-Mongolian Adventure
Starts
Moscow
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16 Days
Ends
Beijing

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. Want to experience St Petersburg? Book the St Petersburg Express, a four-day pre-tour package. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.
  • Enjoy free time to explore Moscow's numerous museums and galleries, the Kremlin, or Lenin's Mausoleum.
  • Board the train and start one of the world's most famous rail routes. Journey 88 hours across the Ural Mountains and through the wilds of the Siberian taiga forests. Arrive in the evening on Day 6.
  • Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike.
  • Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike.
  • Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike.
  • Arrive into Irkutsk in the morning. Enjoy a walking tour of Irkutsk before driving to the village of Listvyanka. Overnight in a guesthouse on the shore of Lake Baikal. Enjoy incredible local meals prepared by your host.
    Meals: DINNER
  • Free day to explore the shores of Lake Baikal. Opt to try a banya (Russian sauna), go on a boat trip on the lake, or take an invigorating swim.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Board the train in the early morning and settle in for a full day of train travel. Cross the border into Mongolia and watch the scenery change from dense forests to grassland.
  • Arrive in Mongolia and spend some time getting to know the capital city.
  • Drive to nearby Terelj National Park to stay in a traditional ger (yurt). Options to hike, or try traditional archery.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Head back to Ulaanbaatar with a free day to explore the capital. Opt to visit the local Chinggis Brewery, watch a cultural show with Mongolian throat singing, or visit the Gandan Monastery for a taste of Tibetan Buddhism.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Board the train for the final 30 hr train ride. At the border, stretch your legs in the train station during the border crossing process before continuing on to Beijing.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Arrive in Beijing and start exploring this buzzing capital of China. Opt to visit the Forbidden City or Tiananmen Square.
  • Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall and walk along the Mutianyu section.
  • Depart at any time.
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