Trans-Mongolian Express

Arrive at any time.
Day 1 Beijing

Enjoy a guided tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Opt to see an acrobatics or kung fu show, visit the Temple of Heaven or Lama Temple, or enjoy a bicycle tour around the city.
Day 2 Beijing

Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu and soak in the history and scenery.
Day 3 Beijing

Ride the rails through China and into Mongolia. Watch as the landscape changes and make friends with neighbours.
Day 4 Beijing/Ulaanbaatar

Arrive to Ulaanbaatar and start exploring. Choose to take in a local cultural show or enjoy real Mongolian barbecue.
Day 5 Beijing/Ulaanbaatar

Enjoy an included city tour with a local guide to learn more about the rich history and culture of Mongolia.
Day 6 Ulaanbaatar

Leave the metropolis and travel into Mongolia's Terelj National Park. Spend the night in a ger camp learning about traditional life.
Day 7 Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Head back to Ulaanbaatar for a few hours before boarding the train to Siberia.
Day 8 Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Irkutsk (1B)

Spend a full day on the train heading deeper into Russia and watching the landscape change.
Day 9 Ulaanbaatar/Irkutsk

Travel to Listvyanka on the shores of Lake Baikal. Opt to visit Baikal Limnological Museum, enjoy a 'banya' (Russian sauna) or take a boat ride on the lake. Learn more about local life with a homestay.
Day 10 Irkutsk/Listvyanka (1D)

Head back to Irkutsk for an included city tour of one of the most beautiful cities in Siberia. Take some time to shop like the locals at the Central Market to stay well-fed on the voyage.
Day 11 Listvyanka/Irkutsk (1B)

Continue on from Irkutsk to Yekaterinburg. Drink with locals in the dining car, buy homemade food on the platform from "babushkas" (Russian grandmothers), read, relax, play cards, meet your fellow passengers, watch the taiga forests go by — this is what the experience is all about!
Day 12 Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

Continue on and arrive to the soviet-style city in the Ural Mountain region.
Day 13 Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

Enjoy a guided tour of Yekaterinburg, including the Church of All Saints on Spilled Blood and the Black Tulip monument.
Day 14 Yekaterinburg (1B)

Cross from Asia to Europe on this 24hr train from Yekaterinburg to Moscow.
Day 15 Yekaterinburg/Moscow (1B)

Arrive to Moscow and start exploring. Take an orientation walk of the metro then opt for a Moskva River boat trip or a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, the Tretiakov Gallery or St Basil's Cathedral.
Day 16 Yekaterinburg/Moscow

Enjoy a guided Kremlin and Armoury tour before free time to explore.
Day 17 Moscow

Spend another day in Moscow before an overnight train to St Petersburg.
Day 18 Moscow/Saint Petersburg

Arrive in the morning and enjoy a walking tour of the back streets and hidden alleys of St Petersburg.
Day 19 Saint Petersburg

Visit the Hermitage Museum with free time to continue exploring the "Venice of Russia."
Day 20 Saint Petersburg (1B)

Depart at any time.
Day 21 Saint Petersburg (1B)

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Trans-Mongolian Express

  • Great Wall entrance (Beijing)
  • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
  • China-Mongolia Railway
  • Ulaanbaatar guided city tour including Gandan Monastery and Bogd Khan Palace
  • Overnight in Mongolian ger camp
  • Trans-Mongolian Railway
  • Irkutsk city tour
  • Lake Baikal stay (Listvyanka)
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Yekaterinburg walking tour
  • Trans-Ural Railway
  • Red Square visit and Moscow metro orientation tour
  • Kremlin and Armoury guided tour
  • St Petersburg walking tour
  • Hermitage Museum entrance
  • Local meal suggestions and language and border-crossing support throughout
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 2 dinners.
Prices based on accommodation only basis,
Packages with flights, car hire or transfers are available. All prices and details are subject to change and availability.  Terms and conditions apply.
Prices start from £2,499

Holiday Name : Trans-Mongolian Express 
Reference : GAH
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