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With all tours originating in the ancient city of Beijing you are guaranteed a memorable journey through Asia, Eurasia, Siberia and European Russia passing breathtaking landscapes such as the Ural Mountains and the awe-inspiring Lake Baikal. For a detailed breakdown of this tour, please download our free Trans-Mongolian tour brochure which includes a day to day account of what you will see and do, along with tour prices and information regarding your accommodation.

Trans Mongolian Express Map

Day 1 - Arrival in Beijing

Forbidden CityYour tour starts in Beijing, where your transfer will be waiting for you at the airport, or train station, to take you to your accommodation.

Day 2 - Beijing Excursion Day

BeijingYou will have a full day city tour introducing you to the main sites of Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven as well as the Pearl and Silk markets.

Day 3 - Free Day in Beijing

People on trainYou have the freedom to explore, and experience, the majesty of the Chinese capital at your leisure.

Day 4 - Depart Beijing

Gobi DesertPack, and prepare to check-out, then make the most of what Beijing has to offer on your final day in the city before you are provided with a transfer to the railway station, where our guide will advise, and assist, in purchasing provisions for the train if desired, accompany you to the platform, ensure that everyone is settled into their cabins and answer any last minute questions.

Day 5 - Through the Gobi Desert

Ural MountainsTake in the incredible landscapes of the Gobi Desert as you spend the day on the train. See if you can spot the rare bactrian camel or Gobi bear!

Day 6 - Entering Russia and Passing the Vast Lake Baikal

Trans-Siberian Train TracksYou will spend the day on the train continuing on to the border with Russia. Once across the border, the train heads onwards to the amazing Lake Baikal, travelling alongside the largest freshwater lake in the world for several hours.

Day 7 - Venturing into Siberia

Lake BaikalThrough the seemingly limitless tracks and incredible forests of Siberia (the largest forest in the world), you will be passing through the mighty Altai region, crossing the River Yenisei at Krasnoyarsk.

Day 8 - Heading into Eurasia

Trans-SiberianAfter passing through Novosibirsk, the largest city in Siberia, the train will head for the historic Yekaterinburg and the Ural Mountains, crossing the border between Asia and Europe, around 1,000 miles east of Moscow.

Day 9 - Arrive in Moscow

St BasilsAt the end of this day you will reach your destination, the Russian Capital of Moscow, where your transfer will be waiting to pick you up.



Experience Range

All our tours include:

  • Total Duration: 9 Days
  • Nights on the train: 6 Days
  • Key Destinations: Beijing (2), Moscow
  • Excursions: 1 full day, Beijing City tour
  • Accommodation: City centre luxury 4* hotels near to all the main sights
  • Meals: Breakfast at all Hotels

This tour includes:

  • Total Duration: 9 Days
  • Nights on the train: 6 Days
  • Key Destinations: Moscow (2), Beijing
  • Excursions: 1 Full day, Moscow City tour
  • Accommodation: City centre luxury 4* hotels near to all the main sights
  • Meals: Breakfast at all Hotels,plus a dinnner at Listvyanka / Baikal and other meals , which are dependent on your preferred excursions. These are indicated in each route itinerary.

This tour does not include:

  • In tour spending money (all accommodation, excursions, transfers and other tour elements are fully paid prior to departure)
  • Flights or other travel arrangements to tour joining point
  • Meals, unless specified in the itinerary



Our range of tour extensions are ideal to make your incredible trip go that little bit further. With two, three or four day options, you can explore and spend more time in Moscow, discover Beijing, the ancient powerhouse of modern China or experience stunning St Petersburg, one of Russia’s greatest cities.

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Your tour starts in the ancient city of Beijing, China's new capital. On route to Moscow via the Mongolian capital of Ulan-Bator, enjoy the ever changing scenery as you travel past the Great Wall, northwards through the breathtaking Gobi Desert to the Mongolian capital of Ulan-Bator, then on past the amazing views of Lake Baikal deep in Siberia you head west through the vast steppes and forests of Eurasia, passing the Ural Mountains into European Russia before finally arriving in Moscow. With our luxury 4* hotels and arranged transfers to and from train stations, you are free to explore as you wish.

Tour dates 2017

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  Second Class   First Class
No. of people £ $   £ $
1 £1,830.00 €2,235.00 $2,225.00   £2,250.00 €2,760.00 $2,745.00
2 £1,365.00 €1,680.00 $1,670.00   £1,785.00 €2,205.00 $2,195.00
3 £1,450.00 €1,780.00 $1,770.00   £1,865.00 €2,305.00 $2,290.00
4 £1,320.00 €1,630.00 $1,620.00   £1,740.00 €2,155.00 $2,145.00
5 £1,365.00 €1,680.00 $1,670.00   £1,785.00 €2,210.00 $2,195.00
6+ £1,300.00 €1,600.00 $1,595.00   £1,720.00 €2,130.00 $2,115.00

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