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Trans-Mongolian Experience

From £2825 for 20 days
Trip Overview
Looking for a journey that combines epic train travel with immersive local experiences? Come on board for an adventure through three nations – Russia, Mongolia and China – via the Trans-Siberian Railroad and the Trans-Mongolian Railroad. This 20-day transcontinental odyssey takes you from the opulence of Moscow and St Petersburg to the grace of imperial Beijing. Travel along the most famous railway in the world through the heartland of Siberia and to the vast steppes of Mongolia, discovering classical Russian architecture in Irkutsk and rugged natural beauty in Lake Baikal along the way. With traditional accommodation, authentic local experiences and insider knowledge, this tour showcases overland travel at its best.
Essential Info
Starts: St Petersburg
Ends: Beijing
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IWBSB
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: China, Mongolia, Russia
What's Included

Meals

13 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
3 Dinners included

Transport

Overnight Sleeper Train,Private Bus,Public Bus,Metro,Taxi

Accommodation

Hotel (10 nights),Overnight Sleeper Train (6 nights),Homestay (2 nights),Tourist Ger Camp (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   Climb aboard and discover Russia, Mongolia and China on one of the world’s greatest and most epic journeys.Here's just some of what is in store for you: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/picture-worth-8000-kilometres-trans-mongolian/

•   Share in traditional tastes with a visit to the home of one of our local friends – indulge in a meal of hearty regional flavours and assist the family in baking pastries

•   Live life on the shores of magnificent Lake Baikal in a Siberian village

•   Experience a traditional Russian banya – a refreshing steam, wash, and birch branch ‘massage’

•   Stay in the Mongolian wilderness local-style with an overnight in a tourist ger camp

•   Discover Mongolia's rich cultural heritage, from the country’s original Buddhist temple to the city built by Genghis Khan

•   Cross 8,000 kilometres to end in buzzing Beijing and discover China’s ancient past and contemporary culture

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 6th Apr 2020
Returning: 25th Apr 2020
£2,825pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 20th Apr 2020
Returning: 9th May 2020
£2,825pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th May 2020
Returning: 23rd May 2020
£2,965pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 11th May 2020
Returning: 30th May 2020
£3,000pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 18th May 2020
Returning: 6th Jun 2020
£3,175pp
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 1st Jun 2020
Returning: 20th Jun 2020
£3,055pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Jun 2020
Returning: 4th Jul 2020
£3,175pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th Jun 2020
Returning: 18th Jul 2020
£3,110pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Jul 2020
Returning: 25th Jul 2020
£3,295pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Zdrastvutye! Welcome to Russia. Your adventure begins with an important welcome meeting at 6 pm. Truly one of Europe's finest cities – baroque European architecture combined with the opulent palaces of Russian royalty – St Petersburg was built by the Russian tsar Peter the Great and his legacy will clearly be felt as you explore its mysterious streets and visit its renowned palaces and museums.
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