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Trans-Mongolian Experience

From £2554 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

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Departing: 5th Oct 2020
Returning: 24th Oct 2020
£2,965pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Apr 2021
Returning: 24th Apr 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Apr 2021
Returning: 8th May 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd May 2021
Returning: 22nd May 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 17th May 2021
Returning: 5th Jun 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 14th Jun 2021
Returning: 3rd Jul 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Jun 2021
Returning: 17th Jul 2021
£3,005pp
£2,554pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Jul 2021
Returning: 31st Jul 2021
£3,155pp
£3,005pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Aug 2021
Returning: 4th Sep 2021
£3,155pp
£3,005pp
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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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