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Itinerary for Short Beijing-Moscow Trans-Siberian Tour

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To make sure you get tickets for the desired dates please book your trip at least 2.5 months in advance

Cross Eurasia and experience China, Mongolia and Russia in one go via Trans-Siberian Railway! You will stop-over in Ulaanbatar (literally "Red Hero") for 2 days. Cover 7826 km for 8 days/7 nights!
In Beijing reveal secreats of Forbidden City and discover the only human structure seen from the space - the Great Wall of China! In Mongolia visit Terelj national park to meet nomads and overnight in a traditional Mongolian ger. Experience Moscow - Russian capital, the biggest city in Europe. Enjoy spectacular view from the train while passing Baikal's shore in the morning.

  • Ulaanbaatar - capital of Mongolia and journey to Terelj National Park to meet nomads and experience ger camping

Options before the trip

Day / Country

Day 1


  • In the morning departure from Beijing Railway Station to Ulaanbatar

Day 2


  • Arrival in Ulaanbaatar in the afternoon
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Free time
  • Dinner with Mongolian folk show in the city centre
  • Overnight at the hotel


Day 3



  • Breakfast
  • Drive to the Terelj National Park famous for its alpine scenery and granite rock formations
  • En route, stop by the Turtle rock
  • Arrive at ger camp in Terelj Valley.
  • Enjoy a Mongolian BBQ (Khorkhog) with nomads
  • Local explorations and horse riding (optional)
  • Dinner in ger camp
  • Overnight in ger camp


Day 4



  • Breakfast
  • Drive back to Ulaanbatar
  • Ulaanbaatar city tour: Sukhbaatar square, Gandan monastery, statue of Migjid Janraiseg, Zaisan memorial, a museum of choice
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to the railway station to take train to Moscow


Day 5-7


on the train
  • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train

Day 8


  • Arrival to Moscow in the afternoon
  • This is end of the tour
Options after the trip
  • After your Trans-Siberian journey you can book (please contact us):
    • a tour around Moscow
    • a hotel in Moscow

Important! The itinerary is a PRELIMINARY one and it can be customized according to your request: you can add new stop over cities, choose trains, starting dates and stop's duration or connect it with journeys in North Korea, China, Mongolia, or South Korea.

The tour price covers:
The tour price doesn't cover:  
  • Train tickets from Beijing to Moscow in 2nd class (4 bed-sleeper)
  • Twin room shared accommodation at mentioned hotels (or same level hotels)
  • Guide and transportation service in Irkutsk according to the itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Tickets from your residence country to Beijing and from Moscow to next destination
  • Transportation and guide in Moscow
  • Mongolian**, Russian and Chinese visa fees (vary depending on your nationality).Please refer to our visa support service
  • Train meals
  • ev. single room supplement

**Since 25 June 2014 Mongolian visa is not needed for citizens of 42 countries

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