Trans-Manchurian Railway Express: from Moscow via Siberia to Beijing (TS-18)One of the world’s greatest train rides, this is your opportunity to travel on the Trans-Manchurian railway all the way from Moscow to Beijing, non-stop, with a full-tour in both capitals to make sure you get the most out of your adventure. Sit back in your compartment and relax as the landscape unfolds outside. If you’ve not got time to spend in Mongolia, this is the best way to enjoy this epic journey.
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Guided tours & cultural programme
Meals on Transsib
Domestic transport at your destination
Airport & railway transfers
- Season: Four Seasons
- Days: 11
- Group Size: 2-10
- Tour Grade:
Our advertised package price is based on economy flights from / to London. If you depart from a regional airport in the UK or another country, there might be additional surcharges for international airfares. Upon booking a tour you will be offered various flight options. Please note, the package price depends on the availability of flight tickets and will be reconfirmed by your travel consultant. The airfare is not guaranteed unless ticketed. We advise to book sooner than later as the airfare may go up closer to your departure date, especially during high seasons.
All accommodation at your destination is included in the holiday price. Hotel category - according to the package type selected.
All tours with entrance fees listed in the itinerary are included in the holiday price. There will be an English-speaking guide on all tours. Please note, we can arrange guides speaking other languages upon request. Please let us know your preferences.
Breakfasts in the hotels in Russia, full board in Mongolia and China are included in the holiday price. No meals are included on the train. While on the train you can either use a restaurant carriage or buy food from local vendors or shops. There is always hot boiled water available on the trains which makes possible to prepare instant food.
All domestic transportation at your destination is included as per the itinerary: air conditioned vehicles, 2nd class train, economy flights if applicable. Any 1st class upgrade for train, higher class for air travel are subject to surcharges. For sightseeing we use a comfortable coach, car or minibus; or can also go on foot.
All airport and railway transfers as per itinerary are included in the tour price. We will also provide airport transfers if you arrange your own arrival / departure flights regardless of the time of the flight, you will need to let us know your flight details. We operate all transfers 24 hours a day.
Standard visa processing for UK residents is included in the tour price. Upon your booking we email detailed guidance notes how to complete the visa forms. All application packs are checked by our visa department before submission to the relevant consulates. If you are based overseas we will email all required paperwork for you to apply for the visas in the local consulate. Please read more about required visas in the tour description or our country guides on this websites.
Personal travel insurance is not included in the holiday price. It is advisable to take out your travel insurance at the time of booking your trip as cover will commence for pre-departure cancellation from the policy issue date. You can arrange your personal travel insurance on our website.
Optional excursions and services not listed in the itinerary. Please let us know if you wish to book any additional excursions.
In the afternoon our driver will meet you with a sign board at the lobby of the hotel. Your railway adventure begins aboard the world-famous Trans-Manchurian train from Moscow to Beijing. Note: the train does not pass through Mongolia. Both first (2 berth) and second (4 berth) compartments are available as are clean linens, blankets and pillows. The dining car serves decent meals too. The wheels are changed on the border between Russia and China and you will arrive in Beijing early in the morning seven days later. (B)
Optional train upgrade: there is only one rail sector on this journey: Moscow - Beijing. 2nd class 4 berth compartments are included in the tour price, you can upgrade to 1st class 2 berth compartment if you prefer more comfort and privacy (4 berth compartment buyout where 1st class is unavailable).
* Price including flights will be reconfirmed by your travel consultant as we need to know your departure airport, preferred airline, dates and class of travel. Our prices are based on economy fares from London Heathrow.
** Single supplement goes towards single room accommodation at your hotel, ger camp.
|Address: No.1, Ti Yu Guan Road, Chong Wen District, Beijing 100061
Telephone: +86 10 6719 0666
The Tiantan (The Temple Of Heaven) Hotel is a modern 4 star hotel located in downtown Beijing. The hotel was fully renovated in 2005 and opened in June that year. Tiantan hotel is just minutes walk from the famous Temple of Heaven and the nearby park. The major tourist attractions like Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square are within less than a 15-minute drive, and it is only 40 minutes to Beijing Capital International Airport.
There are 300 guest rooms in the Temple of Heaven hotel, all equipped with telephone, central air-conditioning, safe-box, mini-bar, satellite TV system and bed-side control panel.
The hotel also features Chinese and Western restaurants, coffee shop, lobby bar, karaoke dancing club, billiard and recreational centre with gym, sauna and massage room. Business centre offers fax, photocopying and telex services.
17 days, from £2,495
20 days, from £2,695
16 days, from £4,495
15 days, from £2,295