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Trans-Mongolian Express

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Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
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2 reviews
Starts
Beijing
Destinations
+6
Ends
St Petersburg
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Highlights

  • Uncover the sights of Ulaanbaatar
  • Explore Gorkhi Terelj National Park
  • Visit Lake Baikal
  • Wander through Moscow
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train, Yurt
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
Train & Rail, Discovery
Start in Beijing and end in St Petersburg! With the train & rail tour Trans-Mongolian Express, you have a 19 day tour package taking you from Beijing to St Petersburg and through Beijing, China and 7 other destinations. Trans-Mongolian Express includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • JR
    Written on September 24, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    In general I am really happy about the tour. Both the transport and accommodation were very much adequate what was mentioned in the trip notes. The only thing which was below my expectations is the information not fairly given by the CEO about the optional activities, not even those which were mentioned in the trip notes.
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  • EM
    Written on June 27, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    This was the only travel company offering this tour on the Mongolian Express from Beijing to St Petersburg
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Beijing
  2. Day 2 Beijing/Ulaanbaatar
  3. Day 3 Ulaanbaatar
  4. Day 4 Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park (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
  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)

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • 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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What are people saying about TourRadar?

  • Marcia9th August 2018
    I love Tour Radar. They gave me all the support when I needed contacting the agent themselves to solve my problems while I was on the trip. The response was always quick and I also got the best deals, always cheaper than with the operator. Can't fault it really. Just booked my second trip with them this week.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Yuan Renminbi
China
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Mongolia
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Russia

Plugs & Adapters

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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 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.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 November 2018 the full payment of $3,839 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3839 for Trans-Mongolian Express, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 7,067 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 1,169 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 63 km
  • Terelj National Park (Mongolia)
  • 519 km
  • Irkutsk (Russia)
  • 281 km
  • Lake Baikal (Russia)
  • 2,985 km
  • Ekaterinburg (Russia)
  • 1,417 km
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • 633 km
  • St Petersburg (Russia)

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