WESTBOUND EXPRESS 2019

Tour Type: group or private Season: March - NovemberDuration: 13 daysGroup tour dates: 08 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019Cities: Beijing Mongolia Lake Baikal Kazan Moscow Grade: EasyTour suitable for any age and level of fitness.Rate from $2,959 USD per person

For those who are in a hurry, our Trans Mongolian Express is a great option to discover China, Mongolia and Russia at once. In just 13 days, you travel from Beijing to Moscow - and don't forget, it works the other way too! All our tours include accommodation when in the cities, train tickets, transfers, guided sightseeing tours. Discovery Russia's friendly and experienced guides will be with you at every location. This is hop on/hop off train tour.

  • Cross Asia and a half of Europe in less than 2 weeks!

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Itinerary

What it's like to travel Trans Mongolian? The way from China to Russia via Mongolia is arguably the most interesting Trans-Siberian route to take. The 7,621 km (4,735 mile) journey takes 6 nights if you do not stop to look around. This train cuts across Mongolia and the Gobi desert, then crosses Siberia arriving to Moscow, where you change to a bullet train. Travelling Trans Mongolian, you will see cities, people, villages, famous sightseeing spots and hidden gems, the best of Asia and Europe. Mighty Moscow, treasures of Kazan, natural wonders of Baikal, secrets of Mongolia and splendid Beijing... Trans Mongolian Tour is more than just a train journey. This is the world's most epic train tour, after all!

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from Beijing to Mongolia by train fare first class economy

from Mongolia to Lake Baikal by train fare first class economy

from Lake Baikal to Kazan by train fare first class economy

from Kazan to Moscow by train fare first class economy

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Inclusions

Accommodation

  • Centrally located hand-picked hotels
  • 1 night Beijing, 1 night Ulaanbaatar, 1 night Listvyanka (Lake Baikal), 1 night Kazan, 1 night Moscow
  • 1 night at Terelj National Park in ger camp (yurt)
  • 6 nights on board

Meals

  • Full breakfast in the hotels
  • Full board in Mongolia
  • 1 lunch in Listvyanka (Buryat cuisine)
  • Group tour: welcome & farewell dinners

Transportation

  • Train 2nd class train compartment as per itinerary

  • from Beijing to Mongolia by train fare economy

  • from Mongolia to Lake Baikal by train fare economy

  • from Lake Baikal to Kazan by train fare economy

  • from Kazan to Moscow by train fare economy

  • Train tickets of the chosen category
  • From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar // From Ulaanbaatar to Irkutsk // From Irkutsk to Kazan // From Kazan to Moscow
  • Meet and greet at every location
  • Return airport/train station transfers
  • Transportation on tours as per program in a comfortable a/c car/minivan/bus
  • Full metro/public transport pass in Moscow

Sightseeing

  • Terelj National Park full day (8 hours) guided tour: Praying Lama Rock, Temple of Aryavalokiteshvara, Aryabal Monastery, Turtle Rock
  • Terelj National Park guided tour // Ulaanbaatar day guided tour: Zaisan Memorial, Buddha Garden
  • Ulaanbaatar day (6 hours) guided tour: Gandan Monastery, National History Museum, Sukhebaatar Square
  • Listvyanka full day (8 hours) guided tour: Baikal Museum of Limnology, Chersky Stone observation point, local souvenir market
  • Kazan full day (8 hours) guided tour: Kazan Kremlin, Kazan Arena, Millennium Bridge, Tatar Sloboda, Mardzhani Mosque, Kaban Lake, Bogoroditsky Monastery, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Bauman Street, Freedom Square
  • Moscow full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Moscow Kremlin, the Armory, the Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow metro tour, Novodevichy convent & Sparrow Hills

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Entrance tickets to all listed attractions
  • Chinese, Mongolian and Russian visa letters of invitation (required by the Embassies to grant you the visa) are provided free of charge

Your comfort counts

  • Dedicated local English-speaking guide in all places as per program
  • Russian local sim card with data
  • Discovery Russia 24/7 English-speaking support line
  • Best places to stay, to eat, to go out and have fun - safe and secure with the Australian tour operator
  • Group tour is fully escorted by bilingual tour director
  • Group size 20 people maximum

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