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Trans Siberian Explorer

Trans Siberian Explorer

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 24 day(s)
Group Size: 7 - 16 people
Destination(s): Russia   China   Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: July - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 6090 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 6090 US Dollar (USD)

The Trans Siberian train journey has captured the imagination of travelers for decades. This superb itinerary combines the classic route from Beijing, with stopovers at many of the unique and exciting destinations en-route to Moscow. We begin in Beijing, where there is ample time to witness the iconic attractions of this great city, before continuing to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. Our time on the Mongolian Steppe provides us with a taste of nomadic life as we stay in comfortable ger camps, travel across the vast grasslands and sample the warm hospitality of the local people. The next stage of our journey enters the heart of Siberia to Lake Baikal, the worlds deepest and largest freshwater lake. Finally, we head to the cities of Moscow, to soak up the immense history through visits to Red Square and the Kremlin, and then to beautiful St Petersburg to wander through the immense Hermitage.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Beijing

Days 2-3: In Beijing

Day 4: Train To Ulaanbaatar

Day 5: Arrive Ulaanbaatar

Day 6: To Khustain Nuruu National Park

Day 7: To nomadic family home

Days 8-9: Terelj National Park

Day 10: Return to Ulaanbaatar

Day 11: Board train to Irkutsk

Day 12: Arrive Irkutsk, to Lake Baikal

Days 13-14: Lake Baikal

Day 15: Return to Irkutsk, board train to Moscow

Days 16-17: Train

Day 18: Arrive Moscow

Day 19: In Moscow

Day 20: Overnight train to St Petersburg

Day 21: Arrive St Petersburg

Day 22: In St Petersburg

Day 23: Trip concludes

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
* 15 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
* Twin share 3 star hotel in Beijing, Ulaanbaatar, Irkutsk, St Petersburg and Moscow
* Ger accommodation on a multi share basis in Mongolia
* 2nd class sleeper train travel in 4 berth cabin (option to upgrade to first class)
* Fully escorted from Beijing to St Petersburg and local guides in each region
* Private transport and tours in Beijing, Mongolia, Siberia, Moscow and St Petersburg
* Entrance fees to museums and sites as detailed
* Boat journey on Lake Baikal

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