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The Ruski Huski

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6 reviews
Starts
Beijing
+7 Destinations
Trans Siberian
Ends
St Petersburg
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Highlights

  • Forbidden City
  • Try cooking traditional Buuz
  • Genghis Khan
  • Lake Baikal
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Camping, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train, Yurt
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Train & Rail, Discovery
Start in Beijing and end in St Petersburg! With the train & rail tour The Ruski Huski, you have a 19 day tour package taking you from Beijing to St Petersburg and through Beijing, China and 6 other destinations. The Ruski Huski is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

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  • J
    Written on June 23, 2016
    3.5 - Good

    Disappointing for the price paid... pushy honchos and changes to our accommodation (as per the prochure) without consulting with us prior to departure...

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  • A
    Written on September 14, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    Highlights were dog sledding at Lake Baikal and the lake itself! Sleeping in the ger camp and the great wall. The trip was amazing, met great people and the whole experience was awesome! - Myron

  • A
    Written on September 14, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Ruski Huski was a great and really special experience. It's the best way to see these countries it was nice to travel with a group, but without a standard tour guide but with Honchos. It's a free way to travel and nice to share experiences with others.... Read more

  • The Ruski Huski reviewer 4
    Written on January 21, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had an amazing time on the Ruski Huski! Was definitely a once in a lifetime experience! Our Mongolian honcho Odka was fantastic- she really made Mongolia a stand out destination. Riding horses, playing in the snow and dog sledding in Lake Baikal was so much... Read more

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  • The Ruski Huski reviewer 5
    Written on August 10, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    Great honcos and a great tour. So much fun!

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  • The Ruski Huski reviewer 6
    Written on August 10, 2012
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a blast ticking the Trans-Siberian off my list... I would say if you were going to do it in Winter, don't underestimate how cold it will be (like I did!) If I did it again I would definitely do it in Summer so I could make the most of Lake Baikal and... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Days 1-2: Beijing
  2. Day 3: Trans Mongolian Railway
  3. Days 4-5: Ulaanbaatar and to Terelj National Park
  4. Day 6: Trans Mongolian Railway
  5. Days 7-9: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal
  6. Days 10-13: Trans Siberian Railway
  7. Days 14-15: Moscow
  8. Day 16: Moscow and to St. Petersburg
  9. Days 17-19: St. Petersburg

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Mongolia
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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 St Petersburg 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 80 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 February 2019 the full payment of $2,755 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 80 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2755 for The Ruski Huski, 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
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 7,216 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 1,169 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 63 km
  • Terelj National Park (Mongolia)
  • 63 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 521 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Lake Baikal (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 4,205 km
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • 633 km
  • St Petersburg (Russia)

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