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Trans-Mongolian Experience - Intrepid Travel
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20 days

Trans-Mongolian Experience

From St Petersburg to Beijing
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
12
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4084
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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US $4,280
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Highlights

  • 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

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start in St Petersburg and end in Beijing! With the Train & Rail tour Trans-Mongolian Experience, you have a 20 days tour package taking you through St Petersburg, Russia and 7 other destinations. Trans-Mongolian Experience includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: St Petersburg
  2. Day 2: St Petersburg
  3. Day 3: St Petersburg / Moscow
  4. Day 4: Moscow
  5. Day 5: Moscow
  6. Day 6: Pereslavl-Zalessky/Yaroslavl
  7. Day 7-10: 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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
10 nights
Home-stay
2 nights
Camping
1 night
Sleeper Train
6 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • 4.6
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Our tour leader Yulia Rusak was simply brilliant. I have 37 staff in my companies back home & I'd employ her in a heartbeat. She genuinely has a true love of her country Russia & I felt privileged that she shared that with our group. Her positive... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Great tour guide, great experience.
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Well organised, small groups
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trip leader and trip were both excellent , but Intrepid allowed a very large and obese person with sleep apnea on the trip.The4 nights and days my wife and I had to spend in the train compartment , continuous days and nights, were hell.He had a... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Well organized. Plenty of variety.Excellent leader in Ksenia Lvovo. Good value.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trip was excellent. Ksenia kept us all well informed on activities and what was happening which made it easy to relax and just enjoy the trip.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    This was the best trip I have done wityh Intrepid so far, extremely well planned, superb tour guide, great co-travelers
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Ksenia Lvova is a very professional guide who was very happy to maintain our safety, helped with everething we need and very patient with everyone. She is a very talented younglady with the skills of a leader. Ksenia has gave us the oportunity to have a... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Trip was geared towards older participants so felt like we were moving slowly at times.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • Trans-Mongolian Experience reviewer 10
    · May 1st, 2019
    Fantastic tour. We loved Kensia as a tour leader. She is fantastic, and made everething possible and perfect. Kensia would stay with those who could not do some level of activities as others and respected all. She found and booked some beaultiful... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019

Dates & Availability

20 days
Trans-Mongolian Experience
From St Petersburg to Beijing
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

    • How do I get my Mongolian visa?

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

      You will be required to organise your own Mongolian 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.

    • How do I get my Russian visa?

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

      You will be required to organise your own Mongolian 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.

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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 May 11th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 11th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. 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 26 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 Intrepid Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Intrepid Travel" 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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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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