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This 22-day cross-continental journey from Moscow to Beijing with stops in Yekaterinburg, Listvyanka, Irkutsk, and Ulaanbaatar is the trip of a lifetime! Your journey begins in Russia’s majestic capital of Moscow, where you will see historic sites, like the Kremlin and Red Square. Then, you will board the train bound for Beijing for a scenic ride along the 5,753-mile Trans-Mongolian route. Get up close and personal with Yekaterinburg. Enjoy a traditional Baikal dinner in Listvyanka. Revel in the majesty of Lake Baikal. Soak in the culture of Imperial China in Beijing and tour famous attractions, like the magnificent Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City. There is so much to do and see on this amazing journey that you will be talking about it for years to come.

Highlights

  • Explore the grand majesty of Moscow
  • Discover the engrossing history of beautiful Yekaterinburg
  • Enjoy the majesty and mystery of Lake Baikal - the world's largest lake
  • Live like a Mongol roaming the plains and spend a night in a traditional Yurt
  • See the best Ulaanbaatar has to offer
  • Learn of the fascinating history of Beijing, while reveling in the spectacle of the architectural glories of Imperial China

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Moscow
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Yekaterinburg
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Lystvyanka
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Irkutsk
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Ulaanbaatar
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Beijing
  • First class rail accommodation from Moscow to Yekaterinburg
  • Second class rail accommodation from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk
  • Second class rail accommodation from Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar
  • First rail accommodation from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing
  • Full-day small group sightseeing tour of Moscow
  • Small group day tour of Yekaterinburg
  • Full-day tour of Lake Baikal
  • Ride on the Circum-Baikal Railway
  • Small group city tour of Irkutsk
  • 2-day/1-night tour of the Terelj National Park including an overnight stay in a traditional Yurt
  • Small group full-day tour of Ulaanbaatar
  • Small group full-day tour of Beijing including The Great Wall, Ming Tomb and the Summer Palace
  • Small group half-day tour of the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven in Beijing
  • Private station to hotel and return transfers throughout
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN MOSCOW
Your cross-continental journey kicks off in the majestic city of Moscow. Take the included private transfer from the airport to your hotel and check in for a three-night stay. After getting settled, begin exploring all this festive capital city has to offer. Red Square is a great place to start. (Overnight in Moscow)

DAY 2 - MOSCOW
Today, you will enjoy a walking tour of the Kremlin and Sobornaya Square as well as a tour by car of other important Moscow attractions, including Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, New Maiden Convent, Moscow State University, Sparrow Hills, Poklonnaya Hill and New Arbat. (Overnight in Moscow) B

DAY 3 - MOSCOW
There is so much to do and see in the city that seldom sleeps! Today, spend some time strolling the vibrant Alexander Gardens. Or, venture out to any Moscow destinations you didn't get a chance to see already. (Overnight in Moscow) B

DAY 4 - MOSCOW TO YEKATERINBURG
Today, you will board the train to Yekaterinburg. Enjoy the sweeping views of the Ural Mountains along the way. (Overnight onboard the train) B, D

DAY 5 - YEKATERINBURG
Welcome to Yekaterinburg! Upon your arrival, check into your hotel and then start getting acquainted with this beautiful city and its engrossing history. (Overnight in Yekaterinburg) B

DAY 6 - YEKATERINBURG
Today, you will get up close and personal with Yekaterinburg on a small group 8-hour tour of the entire city. Tour highlights include the historic city center, the Church on the Blood, the Europe/Asia border marker, the 1905 Square, the Isset River Dam and the Ganina Yama. (Overnight in Yekaterinburg) B, L

DAY 7 - YEKATERINBURG
Today is yours to visit any Yekaterinburg attractions you didn't get a chance to see already. If you are looking for something to do, the historic city center is always a great place to soak in the Yekaterinburg culture. (Overnight in Yekaterinburg) B

DAY 8 - YEKATERINBURG TO IRKUTSK
Today you will leave historic Yekaterinburg and Europe behind as the train ventures into Asia. (Overnight onboard the train) B

DAY 9 - ONBOARD THE TRAIN
Enjoy the stunning views of the seemingly endless forests of Siberia as the train makes its way through Novosibirsk and the Altai region. (Overnight onboard the train) B

DAY 10 - IRKUTSK/LISTVYANKA
Upon your arrival in Listvyanka, you will be taken to the hotel to check in and freshen up. Then, you will be treated to a tour of Talsty followed by a traditional Baikal dinner. After dinner, there is an optional excursion to the village of Banya for those that wish to spend some time relaxing in a sauna. (Overnight in Listvyanka) B, L, D

DAY 11 - LAKE BAIKAL
Today, you will enjoy a trip on the Circum-Baikal Railway followed by a full day touring stunning Lake Baikal. Considered the world's largest lake, this grandiose destination is truly a natural treasure. After your fun-filled day, you will head to Irkutsk for the evening. (Overnight in Irkutsk) B, L

DAY 12 - IRKUTSK
Enjoy a small group city tour of Irkutsk. Tour highlights include the Circum-Baikal Railroad, the Baikal Museum and the famous Shaman Rock. (Overnight in Irkutsk) B

DAY 13 - IRKUTSK TO ULAANBAATAR
Today, you will depart from Irkutsk on route to Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy spectacular views of the mountains that border Mongolia along the way. (Overnight onboard the train) B

DAY 14 - ULAANBAATAR
Welcome to the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar! Upon your arrival, you will get a chance to stop at your accommodation at Ger Camp in Gorkhi Tereli National Park to freshen up and have lunch after your long train journey. Then, you are off to tour the world-famous national park along with your guide. Your dinner and accommodation will be back at Ger Camp, where you will have the once in a lifetime experience of spending the evening in one of these traditional Mongolian dwellings. (Overnight at Ger Camp) B, L, D

DAY 15 - ULAANBAATAR
Today, you will spend more quality time in Gorkhi Terelj National Park before a visit to the famous Genghis Kahn Monument. (Overnight in Ulaanbaatar) B, L

DAY 16 - ULAANBAATAR
Enjoy a full day touring this capital city today. Tour highlights include the Gandan Buddhist Monastery, the National History Museum and Zaisan Hill (Overnight in Ulaanbaatar) B

DAY 17 - ULAANBAATAR
Today is yours to explore any Ulaanbaatar attractions you haven't had a chance to see. Enjoy this city's distinctive charm as you absorb the effervescent Mongolian culture. (Overnight in Ulaanbaatar) B

DAY 18 - ULAANBAATAR TO BEIJING
Board the train to Beijing and enjoy a relaxing expedition through the open wilderness of the Gobi Desert and stunning views of rural China. (Overnight onboard the train) B

DAY 19 - BEIJING
Welcome to exotic Beijing! Check into your hotel for your three-nights' stay and begin exploring all this ancient Imperial city has to offer. (Overnight in Beijing) B

DAY 20 - BEIJING
Today, you will be treated to a full-day small group tour of this exciting capital city. Tour highlights include the breathtaking Great Wall of China, Summer Palace and Ming Tomb. (Overnight in Beijing) B, L

DAY 21 - BEIJING
Today, you will embark on a half-day small group tour of two amazing Beijing sites: The Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. (Overnight in Beijing) B, L

DAY 22 - DEPART BEJING
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and take the included private transfer to the airport for your flight back home. If you wish to extend your vacation, or add nights in any of these destinations, one of our Rail Specialists will be happy to help you. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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