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Trans-Mongolian Express

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Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
Trans-Mongolian Express - G Adventures
Good
3 reviews
Starts
Beijing
+6 Destinations
Trans Mongolian
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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  • B
    Written on October 15, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    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 the... Read 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.
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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... Read more

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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
  1. Day 1 Beijing
  2. Day 2 Beijing
  3. Day 3 Beijing/Ulaanbaatar
  4. Day 4 Ulaanbaatar
  5. Day 5 Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park (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

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • 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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  • Annie14th May 2018
    Exactly what they say ", booking tours made easy "! I asked for their valuable experience back in 2017 and I was fully satisfied. Highly recommended!

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About the countries

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Currencies

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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 19 February 2019 the full payment of $3,279 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 $3279 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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