Trans-Mongolian Express

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACTM

From: £2799.00

From bustling Beijing to the Hermitage in St Petersburg, travel halfway around the world in three incredible weeks. Board one of the world’s great trains and ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip€ross the grassy steppes of Mongolia and through the taiga forests of Siberia. Share train carriages with locals, overnight in a Mongolian ger and in a cozy Russian guesthouse. Not only does this trip provide the perfect blend of comfortable€commodations and plenty of€tivities, but also free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace.

Day 1 Beijing

Arrive at any time. Want to experience more time in Beijing? Book the Beijing Express, a three-day pre-tour package. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

Day 2 Beijing/Ulaanbaatar

Ride the rails through China and into Mongolia. Watch as the landscape changes and make friends with neighbours.

Day 3 Ulaanbaatar

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

Day 4 Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park (1D)

Enjoy an included city tour with a local guide to learn more about the rich history and culture of Mongolia. Later, leave the metropolis and travel into Mongolia’s Terelj National Park. Enjoy a night in a traditional ger camp.

Day 5 Gorkhi Terelj National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the night in a ger camp learning about traditional life.

Day 6 Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Irkutsk (1B)

Head back to Ulaanbaatar for a few hours before boarding the train to Siberia.

Day 7 Irkutsk/Listvyanka (1D)

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.

Day 8 Listvyanka

Spend a full day exploring the surrounding countryside of Lake Baikal.

Day 9 Listvyanka/Irkutsk (1B)

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 10 Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

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 11 Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

Continue on and arrive to the soviet-style city in the Ural Mountain region.

Day 12 Yekaterinburg (1B)

Enjoy a guided tour of Yekaterinburg, including the Church of All Saints on Spilled Blood and the Black Tulip monument.

Day 13 Yekaterinburg/Moscow (1B)

Cross from Asia to Europe on this 24hr train from Yekaterinburg to Moscow.

Day 14 Yekaterinburg/Moscow

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 15 Moscow

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

Day 16 Moscow

Enjoy one last day with free time to explore the many museums, art galleries, or theatres that Moscow has to offer.

Day 17 Moscow/Saint-Petersburg

Take an early morning transfer to the train station and board a high speed train to St. Petersburg. Get oriented with the city before enjoying some free time to explore.

Day 18 Saint-Petersburg (1B)

Visit the Hermitage Museum with free time to continue exploring the "Venice of Russia."

Day 19 Saint-Petersburg (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/09/2018 20/10/2018 0 £2939.00
01/10/2018 19/10/2018 1 £2799.00
02/10/2018 20/10/2018 0 £2799.00
14/10/2018 01/11/2018 0 £2799.00
15/10/2018 02/11/2018 6 £2799.00
16/10/2018 03/11/2018 0 £2799.00
14/04/2019 02/05/2019 0 £2799.00
15/04/2019 03/05/2019 14 £2799.00
16/04/2019 04/05/2019 0 £2799.00
21/04/2019 09/05/2019 0 £2799.00
22/04/2019 10/05/2019 15 £2799.00
23/04/2019 11/05/2019 0 £2799.00
28/04/2019 16/05/2019 0 £2799.00
29/04/2019 17/05/2019 11 £2799.00
30/04/2019 18/05/2019 0 £2799.00
12/05/2019 30/05/2019 0 £2799.00
13/05/2019 31/05/2019 13 £2799.00
14/05/2019 01/06/2019 0 £2799.00
26/05/2019 13/06/2019 0 £2799.00
27/05/2019 14/06/2019 14 £2799.00
28/05/2019 15/06/2019 0 £2799.00
09/06/2019 27/06/2019 0 £2939.00
10/06/2019 28/06/2019 11 £2939.00
11/06/2019 29/06/2019 0 £2939.00
23/06/2019 11/07/2019 0 £2939.00
24/06/2019 12/07/2019 15 £2939.00
25/06/2019 13/07/2019 0 £2939.00
30/06/2019 18/07/2019 0 £2939.00
01/07/2019 19/07/2019 13 £2939.00
02/07/2019 20/07/2019 0 £2939.00
14/07/2019 01/08/2019 0 £2939.00
15/07/2019 02/08/2019 16 £2939.00
16/07/2019 03/08/2019 0 £2939.00
28/07/2019 15/08/2019 0 £2939.00
29/07/2019 16/08/2019 12 £2939.00
30/07/2019 17/08/2019 0 £2939.00
11/08/2019 29/08/2019 0 £2939.00
12/08/2019 30/08/2019 14 £2939.00
13/08/2019 31/08/2019 0 £2939.00
25/08/2019 12/09/2019 0 £2939.00
26/08/2019 13/09/2019 15 £2939.00
27/08/2019 14/09/2019 0 £2939.00
01/09/2019 19/09/2019 0 £2939.00
02/09/2019 20/09/2019 16 £2939.00
03/09/2019 21/09/2019 0 £2939.00
15/09/2019 03/10/2019 0 £2939.00
16/09/2019 04/10/2019 15 £2939.00
17/09/2019 05/10/2019 0 £2939.00
29/09/2019 17/10/2019 0 £2939.00
30/09/2019 18/10/2019 12 £2939.00
01/10/2019 19/10/2019 0 £2799.00
13/10/2019 31/10/2019 0 £2799.00
14/10/2019 01/11/2019 16 £2799.00
15/10/2019 02/11/2019 0 £2799.00
06/04/2020 24/04/2020 16 £2799.00
13/04/2020 01/05/2020 16 £2799.00
20/04/2020 08/05/2020 16 £2799.00
27/04/2020 15/05/2020 16 £2799.00
04/05/2020 22/05/2020 16 £2799.00
11/05/2020 29/05/2020 16 £2799.00
18/05/2020 05/06/2020 16 £2799.00
25/05/2020 12/06/2020 16 £2799.00
01/06/2020 19/06/2020 16 £2939.00
08/06/2020 26/06/2020 16 £2939.00
15/06/2020 03/07/2020 16 £2939.00
22/06/2020 10/07/2020 16 £2939.00
29/06/2020 17/07/2020 16 £2939.00
06/07/2020 24/07/2020 16 £2939.00
13/07/2020 31/07/2020 16 £2939.00
20/07/2020 07/08/2020 16 £2939.00
27/07/2020 14/08/2020 16 £2939.00
03/08/2020 21/08/2020 16 £2939.00
10/08/2020 28/08/2020 16 £2939.00
17/08/2020 04/09/2020 16 £2939.00
31/08/2020 18/09/2020 16 £2939.00
07/09/2020 25/09/2020 16 £2939.00
14/09/2020 02/10/2020 16 £2939.00
21/09/2020 09/10/2020 16 £2939.00
28/09/2020 16/10/2020 16 £2939.00
05/10/2020 23/10/2020 16 £2799.00
12/10/2020 30/10/2020 16 £2799.00
19/10/2020 06/11/2020 16 £2799.00
26/10/2020 13/11/2020 16 £2799.00

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