Trans-Mongolian Experience

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Trans-Mongolian Experience - Intrepid Travel
Trans-Mongolian Experience - Intrepid Travel
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St Petersburg
+5 Destinations
Trans Mongolian


  • Study views of St Petersburg and Moscow
  • Join the Trans-Siberian Railway for our 3-day trip to Irkutsk
  • Explore nature of the Mongolia
  • Finish trip in the capital of the most populous country, Beijing
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Physical Rating
Travel style
Train & Rail, Discovery
Start in St Petersburg and end in Beijing! With the train & rail tour Trans-Mongolian Experience, you have a 20 day tour package taking you from St Petersburg to Beijing and through St Petersburg, Russia and 6 other destinations. Trans-Mongolian Experience is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Trans-Mongolian Experience reviewer 1
    Written on June 22, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Palaces, museums, monasteries, yak meat, milk and curd, and of course ... cucumber. Trains, buses and camels and the Metros of Saint Petersburg and Moscow. Churches and temples, shamanism and Buddhism to orthodox Russian churches ... hotels and home stays... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: St Petersburg
  2. Day 2: St Petersburg
  3. Day 3: St Petersburg / Overnight Train
  4. Day 4: Suzdal
  5. Day 5: Moscow
  6. Day 6: Moscow
  7. Day 7: Trans-Siberian Railway
  8. Day 11: Lake Baikal
  9. Day 12: Lake Baikal
  10. Day 13: Irkutsk
  11. Day 14: Trans Mongolian Train
  12. Day 15: Ulaanbaatar
  13. Day 16: Terelj National Park
  14. Day 17: Ulaanbaatar
  15. Day 18: Ulaanbaatar / Overnight Train
  16. Day 19: Beijing
  17. Day 20: Beijing

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services


  • Discover Mongolia
  • A Taste of China
  • Main Page Video
Discover Mongolia

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    • Is the airfare included on this trip?

      TourRadar specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city.

    • What is the average age on this tour?

      The general age range is 25-49 however Intrepid's appeal is diverse, which is why it is all about your shared attitude, not age.

    • How do I get my Chinese visa?

      Intrepid can help you by sending you some information on the visa process.

      You will be required to organise your own Chinese visa for this trip. We recommend contacting your local embassy to help you with the process of obtaining this visa.

      It is solely your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the necessary documentation to comply with the laws and regulations of the countries to be visited.

    Ask a question logo What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Mair26th September 2018
      Great, informative website that gives a really comprehensive overview of tour itinerary and inclusions. Prompt replies to my queries was appreciated



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    Yuan Renminbi

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    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.


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


    St Petersburg is the starting point and Beijing is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 March 2019 the full payment of $4,224 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4224 for Trans-Mongolian Experience, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 7,227 km.
    • St Petersburg (Russia)
    • 710 km
    • Suzdal (Russia)
    • 191 km
    • Moscow (Russia)
    • 4,354 km
    • Lake Baikal (Russia)
    • 281 km
    • Irkutsk (Russia)
    • 521 km
    • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
    • 1,169 km
    • Beijing (China)

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