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Trans Mongolian Explorer (from Beijing to St Petersburg) - Sundowners Overland
27 days

Trans Mongolian Explorer (from Beijing to St Petersburg)

From Beijing to St Petersburg
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
15
Age range:
12 to 90 year olds
Operated in:
English
Our saving: $140
From
US $7,640
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Walk the ancient cobblestones of China’s Great Wall
  • Ride the Trans Mongolian Railway across Gobi Desert
  • Sleep under a canopy of stars in a traditional ger

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Beijing
  3. Day 3: Beijing
  4. Day 4: Beijing to Ulaanbaatar
  5. Day 5: Welcome to Mongolia!
  6. Day 6: To Kharkhorin
  7. Day 7: Khustai National Park
  8. Day 8: Return to Ulaanbaatar
  9. Day 9: Ulan Ude
  10. Day 10: Ulan Ude and to Irkutsk
  11. Day 11: Arrive Irkutsk and Lake Baikal
  12. Day 12: Lake Baikal
  13. Day 13: Irkutsk and to Yekaterinburg
  14. Day 14: Irkutsk and to Yekaterinburg
  15. Day 15: Arrive Yekaterinburg
  16. Days 16: Yekaterinburg
  17. Day 17: To Kazan
  18. Day 18: To Kazan
  19. Day 19: To Murom
  20. Day 20: Suzdal
  21. Day 21: Suzdal
  22. Day 22: Suzdal and on to Moscow via Vladimir
  23. Day 23: Moscow
  24. Day 24: Moscow and to St. Petersburg
  25. Day 25: St. Petersburg
  26. Day 26: St. Petersburg
  27. Day 27: St. Petersburg – Journey Concludes
  28. Journey Summary
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Camping
      Berth / Cabin
        Guesthouse
          Sleeper Train
            Yurt

              Customer Reviews

              • Overall Rating
                Excellent
                5.0
              • Itinerary
                Excellent
                5.0
              • Guide
                Excellent
                5.0
              • Transport
                Good
                4.0
              • Accommodation
                Excellent
                5.0
              • Food
                Excellent
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              • 4.3
              • C
                October 28, 2018
                Our trip from St Petersberg to Beijing organised by Sundowners was fantastic. We were met at each city and given a half day tour so we could then explore by ourselves and then continue the rail journey. All accommodation was in central places and the... Show more
                Trip date: October 2018

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              Trans Mongolian Explorer (from Beijing to St Petersburg)

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                Apr 18, 2020
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                Apr 14, 2021
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                May 10, 2021
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                Jun 7, 2021
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              Frequently asked questions

                • Do I need a visa for this tour?

                  Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

                • Is travel insurance recommended?

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                • Is there a guide?

                  A guide will accompany you on the tour.

                • Are meals included?

                  Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

                • Is transport included?

                  Transport is included on this tour.

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                • About the countries

                  Currencies

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                  China
                  Tugrik
                  Mongolia
                  руб
                  Ruble
                  Russia

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                  Visa

                  Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

                  Vaccines

                  These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
                  • Typhoid - Recommended for China, Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
                  • Hepatitis A - Recommended for China, Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
                  • Cholera - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
                  • Tuberculosis - Recommended for China, Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
                  • Hepatitis B - Recommended for China, Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
                  • Rabies - Recommended for China and Mongolia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
                  • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China and Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
                  • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for China and Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
                  • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for China, Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
                • Payment information
                  • For any tour departing before 3 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 3 March 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Sundowners Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 80 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
                  • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sundowners Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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