73 reviews about Vodkatrain
The Budgeting Bolshevik  - Vodkatrain
13 days

The Budgeting Bolshevik

From Beijing to Moscow
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Our saving: $36
US $1,979
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  • Hike in the wilderness
  • Mingle with modern Mongolians
  • St. Basils Cathedral
  • Colourful markets


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Across Mongolia
  3. Day 3: Ulaanbaatar
  4. Day 4: Terelj National Park
  5. Day 5: Trans Mongolian Railway
  6. Days 6-7: To Lake Baikal
  7. Days 8-11: Irkutsk and the Trans Siberian Railway
  8. Days 12-13: Moscow
  9. Journey Summary
  10. Alternate itinerary: 24 February 2020
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Berth / Cabin
Sleeper Train

Reviews About This Operator

  • Rachel
    June 03, 2019
    The trip covers so much and really feels like an epic adventure! Great tour - we’ll organised, great local guides and well paced itinerary. They were also very helpful with visa process. My only comment would be to have a minimum number of people on... Show more
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  • Tara
    January 02, 2019
    This trip was exactly what I was looking for. The pace of the itinerary was great, especially during the winter months. The honchos in each city were great, had tons of information, and always great ideas on what to do in each city. I really enjoyed... Show more
  • MollyDennis
    September 08, 2018
    Very smooth, great locations and a great group


13 days
The Budgeting Bolshevik
From Beijing to Moscow
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  • About the countries


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    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.


    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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    • For any tour departing before 7 April 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 7 April 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Vodkatrain. 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 80 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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