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Beijing to St Petersburg

From £3425 for 23 days
Trip Overview
Big, bigger, biggest! Travel from the world’s greatest wall, along the world’s longest railway line, through the world’s largest nation, to the world’s deepest freshwater lake. Explore far-flung cities, small rural villages and everything in between in this breathtaking part of the world. Journey to China and see the sights of Beijing, stay overnight in a Mongolian ger, then ride the Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia to see impressive St Petersburg and the small town of Kungur. Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of this region on this exciting trip, while gaining insight into a big part of the world that is little explored.
Essential Info
Starts: Beijing
Ends: St Petersburg
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: ICBSQC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: China, Mongolia
What's Included


15 Breakfasts included
4 Lunches included
5 Dinners included


Overnight Sleeper Train,Public Bus,Private Bus,Taxi,Train,Metro,High-speed Train


Hotel (10 nights),Overnight Sleeper Train (7 nights),Guesthouse (3 nights),Ger Camp (2 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Experience this incredible bucketlist rail adventure through 3 countries.

•   Overnight in a Mongolian Ger Camp.

•   Visit 'Old Believers Village' in Ulan Ude, (Orthodox Christians who's way of life has changed very little since the 18th century).

•   Stay in a traditional wooden guesthouse in one of Suzdal's quiet streets and visit the home of one of our local friends to indulge in a meal of hearty regional flavours and assist the family in baking some pastries.

•   In beautiful Moscow visit Lenin, the initiator of the 1917 Russian revolution which ushered in the era of communism, at his austere mausoleum on Red Square.

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Departing: 20th Apr 2021
Returning: 12th May 2021
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Itinerary & Notes
Nimen Hao! Welcome to China. The capital of the most populous country on earth, this sprawling city is home to over 20 million people. We recommend arriving early, if possible, and taking some time to explore the many sights in the centre of the city including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, as well as the maze of hutongs (alleys) that hide some incredible food options. Your adventure proper kicks off with a welcome meeting at 6 pm, after which you may like to seek out Beijing's famous, crispy Peking duck. Delicious.
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