4.5
15 reviews
Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
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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
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$4,299
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US $3,224
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Highlights

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

Itinerary

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 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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  1. Introduction
  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)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • 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 12, 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 03, 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 26, 2018
    Great personal experience
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · October 20, 2018
    Good and well organised trip which packed in a lot.
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • B
    · October 15, 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 20, 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 18, 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 02, 2018
    the guide Masherdene Ganbold
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · August 20, 2018
    Fantastic guide, great value, a good balance of tours and free time
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures
  • A
    · August 19, 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
No credit card fees
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FAQs

  • 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

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    ¥
    Yuan Renminbi
    China
    Tugrik
    Mongolia
    руб
    Ruble
    Russia

    Plugs & Adapters

    ChinaChinaChinaMongolia 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.

    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.
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