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21-Day Trans-Mongolian Railway Tour From Beijing
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    History, Museum, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    21 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, Russian

Description

Take the world's longest train journey from Beijing to St Petersburg or vice versa & visit more than just the standard stops on this tour! Marvel at natural and cultural sites, such as the Great Wall of China, and unwind as you coast across two of the richly diverse countries in the world. You will make stops in famous cities like Moscow, St Petersburg, Ulan Bator, and Irkutsk.

Highlights
  • See the Great Wall of China
  • Explore the City of Ulan Bator
  • Spend an adventurous day at a Ger Camp
  • Visit the Red Square and Kremlin in Moscow
  • Explore the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
  • Day 1: Beijing expand_more
    • Meet our representative in Beijing and enjoy a welcome dinner.

  • Day 2: Great Wall expand_more
    • Go on a small excursion to the Great Wall of China. It boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles.

  • Day 3: Beijing Tour expand_more
    • Enjoy a free day. You can spend the day at leisure in Beijing.

  • Day 4: Ulan Bator expand_more
    • Board train for Ulan Bator Mongolia (Journey time approximately 36 hours).  

  • Day 5: Ulan Bator Tour expand_more
    • Arrive at Ulan Bator and enjoy a city tour. It is the capital of Mongolia and has several shrines, museums, and Soviet-era buildings.

  • Day 6: Camping in Wilderness expand_more
    • Transfer to local Ger camp in the wilderness. 

  • Day 7: Camping expand_more
    • Enjoy a day full of fun and adventure at the Ger Camp.

  • Day 8: Free Time in Ulan Bator expand_more
    • Transfer back to Ulan Bator for free time.

  • Day 9: To Irkutsk, Russia expand_more
    • Continue with the train journey to Irkutsk, Russia (Journey time approximately 36 hours).

  • Day 10: Lake Baikal expand_more
    • Arrive at Irkutsk, Russia. It is the capital of the province of Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia. 

    • Transfer to Listvyanka a picturesque town on the shores of Lake Baikal. It is considered to be the oldest and deepest lake in the world.

  • Day 11: Listvyanka expand_more
    • Spend some free time in Listvyanka. This urban locality is popular among tourists. You can enjoy your time by Lake Baikal and explore several hiking trails in the area.

  • Day 12, 13, 14: Depart for Moscow expand_more
    • Continue with the train journey - approximately 80 hours. Enjoy the scenery, make friends with the locals, drink some vodka and practice your Russian.

  • Day 15: Red Square, Moscow expand_more
    • Arrive in Moscow, Russia. Go for a night tour to Red Square. It is the oldest square of Moscow with famous landmarks like the Saint Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum and the GUM.

  • Day 16: Kremlin, Moscow expand_more
    • Go for a tour around Kremlin, a fortified complex in the center of Moscow. 

      • Take an optional city tour.

  • Day 17: St. Petersburg expand_more
    • Spend a free day in Moscow

    • Take the night train to St. Petersburg (Journey time 7 hours).

  • Day 18: St. Petersburg Walking Tour expand_more
    • Arrive in St. Petersburg, Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of the city with venues such as the Mariinsky Theatre and the State Russian Museum.

  • Day 19: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg expand_more
    • Visit the famous Hermitage Museum. It houses the largest collection of paintings in the world.

  • Day 20: Free Day expand_more
    • Enjoy a free day in St. Petersburg.

  • Day 21: Tour Ends expand_more

    Our tour ends here. You can choose to either go back to your destination or make bookings for another tour. 

What's Included
  • Accommodation

  • All transport

  • Some breakfast

  • Sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary

  • English-speaking tour guide

What's Excluded
  • International flights

  • Visa costs

  • Spending money and incidentals

  • Optional excursions

  • Travel insurance

Know before you go
  • Please Note: Tour must be booked & paid for a minimum of 3 months in advance due to Russian-Chinese-Mongolian visa requirements.

  • Tour is mostly via public transport (it is the world's longest train journey after all!)  There is no "tour bus" as such, although private minibuses may be used on occasion,

Meeting Point

Beijing, China

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD AUD---- 4639.47
USD 4639.47 / Person

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