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Trans Mongolian Explorer

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Trans Mongolian Explorer - Sundowners Overland
Trans Mongolian Explorer - Sundowners Overland
Starts
Ulaanbaatar
+13 Destinations
Trans Mongolian
Ends
St Petersburg
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Highlights

Start in Ulaanbaatar and end in St Petersburg! With the discovery tour Trans Mongolian Explorer, you have a 23 day tour package taking you from Ulaanbaatar to St Petersburg and through Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and 12 other destinations. Trans Mongolian Explorer is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
12 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Sightseeing, Historical
Operator
Sundowners Overland

Itinerary

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

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

  • Sylvia Hobbs's review about another Sundowners Overland tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastically organized tour, everything it said it was. Local Mongolian Guides were fantastic and everything ran smoothly. Hotel accommodation was OK and Ger Camps especially on the first two and last nights were fantastic! There were enough activities,... Read more

  • Isabelle O's review about another Sundowners Overland tour
    4.8 - Excellent

    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

  • Jessica P's review about another Sundowners Overland tour
    4.8 - Excellent

    Well organised, variety, local guides, interest in sustainability and environmentalism.

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    Apr 22, 2020
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    May 14, 2020
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Tugrik
Mongolia
руб
Ruble
Russia

Plugs & Adapters

Mongolia and Russia

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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Mongolia and Russia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Ulaanbaatar is the starting point and St Petersburg is the endpoint.
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 31 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 31 January 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.
Cancellation policy
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Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sundowners Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Payment methods
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 6,825 km.
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 318 km
  • Kharkhorin (Mongolia)
  • 239 km
  • Khustai National Park (Mongolia)
  • 80 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 439 km
  • Ulan Ude (Russia)
  • 231 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Lake Baikal (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 2,813 km
  • Yekaterinburg (Russia)
  • 717 km
  • Kazan (Russia)
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