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15 reviews
Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
19 days

Trans-Mongolian Express

From Beijing to St Petersburg
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5486
Private available:
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US $4,099
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Highlights

  • Uncover the sights of Ulaanbaatar
  • Explore Gorkhi Terelj National Park
  • Visit Lake Baikal
  • Wander through Moscow

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • 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 Beijing and end in St Petersburg! With the Train & Rail tour Trans-Mongolian Express, you have a 19 days tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 6 other destinations. Trans-Mongolian Express includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Beijing/Ulaanbaatar
  3. Day 3: Ulaanbaatar
  4. Day 4: Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park (1B, 1D)
  5. Day 5: Gorkhi Terelj National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
  6. Day 6: Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Irkutsk (1B)
  7. Day 7: Irkutsk/Listvyanka (1D)
  8. Day 8: Listvyanka (1B, 1D)
  9. Day 9: Listvyanka/Irkutsk (1B)
  10. Day 10: Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg
  11. Day 11: Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg
  12. Day 12: Yekaterinburg (1B)
  13. Day 13: Yekaterinburg/Moscow (1B)
  14. Day 14: Yekaterinburg/Moscow
  15. Day 15: Moscow
  16. Day 16: Moscow
  17. Day 17: Moscow/Saint-Petersburg
  18. Day 18: Saint-Petersburg (1B)
  19. Day 19: Saint-Petersburg (1B)
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Guesthouse
Sleeper Train
Yurt

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.2
  • 4.6
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  • LE
    · September 12th, 2019
    One of those journey of a lifetime type tours. As a single traveller I didnt want to do the trains by myself, and afterwards I can say I am so glad I joined this G adventures tour. The itinerary was well paced, although for me not enough time in... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy to hear this - thanks for the detailed review Lucy.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • CK
    · August 3rd, 2019
    Excellent tour. Great mix of activities and city sights to see. Like minded travellers are obviously attracted to this tour. Great direction from the guide on how best to spend our free time. Seems expensive but is actually quite good value as the... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Ceara, we do appreciate it.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · October 26th, 2018
    Great personal experience
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · October 20th, 2018
    Good and well organised trip which packed in a lot.
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • B
    · October 15th, 2018
    Tour was good but I have two issues: 1. The walking tours of Ekaterinburg & St Petersburg would be better replaced with alternatives. In Ekaterinburg I would suggest the use of a small bus to take participants to the site of the Asia/Europe border and... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the hnest review here Barry, we do appreciate it. We will see what we can do to make things better for future travellers here, apolagies for the hiccups.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • A
    · September 20th, 2018
    decent hotels and arrangements at a fair price. mix of nationalities in the group
    Trip date: August 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · September 18th, 2018
    It's would depend on the person. Some of my friends are rather 'precious' and wouldn't suit this trip
    Trip date: August 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · September 2nd, 2018
    the guide Masherdene Ganbold
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · August 20th, 2018
    Fantastic guide, great value, a good balance of tours and free time
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · August 19th, 2018
    There are minor suggestions before I would give it a 10
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures

Dates & Availability

19 days
Trans-Mongolian Express
From Beijing to St Petersburg
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there an option to upgrade the train to first-class?

    Unfortunately, there is no option to upgrade to first-class for the train. Only economy or basic level seats are available.

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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.
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