Westbound express 2019

Tour Type: group or private Season: All year roundDuration: 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

What it's like to travel the Trans Mongolian? The ancient 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 days if you travel not stop. This train cuts across Mongolia and the stinning Gobi desert, then crosses Siberia. The Trans Mongolian Tour is more than just a train journey. This is the world's most epic train journey.

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

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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: farewell dinner

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

  • Meet & 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
  • Superior trains on the route

Sightseeing

  • Terelj National Park full day (8 hours) guided tour: Praying Lama Rock, Temple of Aryavalokiteshvara, Aryabal Monastery, Turtle Rock, Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex and Bronz age/13th Century Museum
  • Ulaanbaatar half day (4 hours) day guided tour: Zaisan Memorial, Buddha Garden, Tumen Ekh-traditional folklore concert
  • Lake Baikal (Listvyanka) full day (8 hours) guided tour: Shaman rock, Baikal Museum of Limnology, Chersky Stone observation point, local souvenir market
  • Taltsy Open Air Siberian Museum guided tour with Matryoshka painting master class and interactive program
  • Kazan full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Kazan Kremlin, Kul Sharif Mosque, Syumbike tower, Chak-chak museum, Old Tatar village // Kazan half day (4 hours) guided city tour
  • 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
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  • Group tour is fully escorted by bilingual tour director
  • Group size 20 people maximum. All our group departures are guaranteed.
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