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Christmas Trans Mongolian - Sundowners Overland
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24 days

Christmas Trans Mongolian

From Beijing to St Petersburg
Tour Operator:
Sundowners Overland
Max group size:
15
Age range:
12 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
14464
From
US $9,090
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Highlights

  • Experience a Russian Christmas
  • Traditional troika ride
  • Mongolian ger camp
  • St Issac’s Cathedral

Itinerary

Start in Beijing and end in St Petersburg! With the Christmas & New Year tour Christmas Trans Mongolian, you have a 24 days tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 5 other destinations. Christmas Trans Mongolian includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Days 1-3: Beijing
  2. Days 4: Beijing to Ulaanbaatar
  3. Day 5: Arrive Ulaanbaatar
  4. Days 6-7: Terelj National Park & 13th Century National Park
  5. Day 8: Return to Ulaanbaatar and to Siberia
  6. Days 9-11: Christmas in Lake Baikal
  7. Day 12: Irkutsk
  8. Days 13-16: Irkutsk to Moscow
  9. Days 17-19: Moscow and New Year's Eve
  10. Day 20: Moscow and on to St. Petersburg
  11. Days 21-24: St. Petersburg
  12. Journey Summary
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
13 nights
Guesthouse
2 nights
Sleeper Train
6 nights
Yurt
2 nights

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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trip was very well considered and the variety of the mountain, biking and kayaking was very enjoyable. Hasif as a guide was exceptional and went above and beyond to support our group, he had great knowledge and made each stage fun - I couldn’t have... Show more
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Well organised, variety, local guides, interest in sustainability and environmentalism.
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Had a wonderful trip. Everything was well organised, safe and enjoyable. Our guide was very informative and the small group size allowed us to bond
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    I thought the trip was very well organised and find that Intrepid takes its responsibilities with trip organization seriously, which is reflected in the excellent quality of its trip leaders.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Contact with local people, homestays
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The included activities on the trip were outstanding and for an active trip were at the correct level of challenge. The summit of Mt Kinabalu is an experience that we will not forget. The whole experience was improved by the amazing guide (Hasif Nor)... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Good trip e.g. biking and mountain climbing, missed kayaking
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trips are always well organised with contingency plans if things dont work out.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    As usual, the trip in itself is an amazing experience.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Have had better experiences with other tours from other companies.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Sundowners Overland

Dates & Availability

24 days
Christmas Trans Mongolian
From Beijing to St Petersburg
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    12 Dec, 2021
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    14 Dec, 2022
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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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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      ¥
      Yuan Renminbi
      China
      Tugrik
      Mongolia
      Russian Ruble
      Russia
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, G, I.

      Type C
      Mongolia and Russia
      Type E
      Mongolia and Russia
      Type F
      Mongolia and Russia
      Type A
      China
      Type B
      China
      Type G
      China
      Type I
      China
    • 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before July 9th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 9th, 2021, 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 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.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Sundowners Overland" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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