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The Cossack

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The Cossack - Vodkatrain
The Cossack - Vodkatrain
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1 review
Starts
Beijing
+23 Destinations
Trans Siberian
Ends
Moscow
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Highlights

  • Colourful markets
  • Ruby-robed monks at Gandantegchinlen Monastery
  • Authentic folk performance
  • Adventure activities
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Sleeper Train, Yurt
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Train & Rail
Start in Beijing and end in Moscow! With the train & rail tour The Cossack, you have a 26 day tour package taking you from Beijing to Moscow and through Beijing, China and 10 other destinations. The Cossack is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

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    Written on September 14, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    I love Vodkatrain! I won't be able to describe the train journey to anyone without them experiencing it. The ger camp was unforgettable! - Lauren T

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Days 1-2: Beijing
  2. Day 3: Trans Mongolian Railway
  3. Day 4: Ulaanbaatar
  4. Day 5: Kharkhorin and Erdene Zuu
  5. Day 6: Khustai National Park
  6. Day 7: Ulaanbaatar
  7. Day 8: Ulaanbaatar to Ulan Ude
  8. Day 9: Ulan Ude and to Irkutsk
  9. Days 10-11: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal
  10. Days 12-13 : Trans Siberian Railway
  11. Days 14-15 : Yekaterinburg
  12. Day 16 : Trans Siberian Railway to Kazan
  13. Day 17 : Kazan
  14. Day 18 : Kazan to Murom
  15. Days 19-20 : Suzdal and Vladimir
  16. Days 21 - 23: Moscow
  17. Days 24-26: St. Petersburg

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Debra2nd June 2018
    This is the first time I have used TourRadar and I found them to be very helpful and professional. They responded to my all my queries promptly (considering the time-difference) and it was a pleasant experience booking my trip. This is a great, hassle-free way to organise a holiday. I would happily recommend TourRadar to anyone thinking of traveling!

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The Cossack

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  • Thursday
    May 9, 2019
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Monday
    Jun 3, 2019
    to Moscow
    9 seats left
    $124
    USD $4,016
  • Sunday
    Jun 23, 2019
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Thursday
    Jul 18, 2019
    to Moscow
    8 seats left
    $126
    USD $4,059
  • Sunday
    Jul 21, 2019
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Thursday
    Aug 15, 2019
    to Moscow
    7 seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215
  • Sunday
    Sep 1, 2019
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Thursday
    Sep 26, 2019
    to Moscow
    7 seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215
  • Sunday
    May 10, 2020
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Thursday
    Jun 4, 2020
    to Moscow
    9 seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215
  • Thursday
    Jun 25, 2020
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Monday
    Jul 20, 2020
    to Moscow
    10+ seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215
  • Thursday
    Jul 23, 2020
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Monday
    Aug 17, 2020
    to Moscow
    7 seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215
  • Thursday
    Sep 3, 2020
    from Beijing
    26 Days
    Monday
    Sep 28, 2020
    to Moscow
    6 seats left
    $130
    USD $4,215

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Yuan Renminbi
China
Tugrik
Mongolia
руб
Ruble
Russia

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ChinaChinaChinaMongolia and Russia

Visa

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Vaccinations

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.

Policies

Location
Beijing is the starting point and Moscow is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Vodkatrain booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 September 2018 the full payment of $4,016 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4016 for The Cossack, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Vodkatrain will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Vodkatrain tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 20,357 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 408 km
  • Hohhot (China)
  • 874 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 215 km
  • Bayangobi (Mongolia)
  • 142 km
  • Kharkhorin (Mongolia)
  • 318 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 439 km
  • Ulan Ude (Russia)
  • 231 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Lake Baikal (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
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