Trans-Mongolian: ride the rails from Beijing to Moscow

Small Group Holiday



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Travel from China's capital Beijing through the steppes of Mongolia and the taiga of Russia to Moscow.. En-route, stop in at a nomadic camp in Terelj, stay in a village on Lake Baikal and take a break in the pretty provincial Russian town of Kungur. This 16-day adventure on the Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Siberian Railways offers a lot of variety.

Activity / Theme


Culture, Nature & Wildlife, Rail Journey

China, Mongolia, Russia

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Basic / Moderate



Overnight sleeper train, Public bus, Private Bus, Taxi, Train, Metro


Hotel (6 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (6 nights), Guesthouse (2 nights), Ger Camp (1 nights)

Months of Operation

March, April, May, June, July, August, September


DAY 1 Join Beijing
DAY 2 Morning sleeper train to Ulaanbaatar
DAY 3 Arrive Ulaanbaatar mid-afternoon, free time
DAY 4 To Terelj National Park, stay in Ger Camp
DAY 5 To Ulaanbaatar, free time
DAY 6 Tour of Ulaanbaatar, overnight Trans-Mongolian Train
DAY 7 Early arrival Ulan Ude, to Lake Baikal
DAY 8 Free time at Lake Baikal
DAY 9 To Ulan Ude, walking tour, free time
DAY 10 Old believers village, overnight Trans-Siberian Train
DAYS 11-12 On the Trans-Siberian Railway
DAY 13 Arrive Kungur, walking tour & Family visit
DAY 14 To Perm, Overnight Train to Moscow
DAY 15 On the train, late afternoon arrival in Moscow
DAY 16 End in Moscow

trip joins up with our Russia Adventure to end in St Petersburg and make a 23-day trip


9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park - Buuz Cooking class
Ulaanbaatar - Genghis Khan Monument
Ulaanbaatar - City Tour including Zaisan Hill, Winter Palace & Gandan Monastery
Lake Baikal - Banya (Russian sauna)
Ulan Ude - Tarbagatay Old believers village
Kungur - Family visit
Kungur - Guided walking tour

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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