Trans-Mongolian East-West: Beijing - Mongolia - Baikal - Yekaterinburg - Moscow - St. Petes (TS-17)An exciting Trans-Mongolian railway adventure, through China, the Mongolian steppe, Siberia and Russia, all the way to St. Petersburg - one of the most beautiful cities in the world. See the major sightseeing landmarks along the way, learn and experience three different cultures. This is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Beijing is the capital of the most populous country in the world, the People's Republic of China, and it is also the second largest city after Shanghai. Beijing literally means... Read more
Irkutsk is one of the largest Siberian cities founded in 1661. People from all over the world go there to experience the real Siberia, to enjoy the unique architecture of the woode... Read more
Listvyanka is a small village located 70 km (43 ml) from Irkutsk, The main reason people come to Lisvyanka is to enjoy the magnificent Lake Baikal. Besides plenty of walking opport... Read more
There is hardly a person in the world who has never heard of Moscow. Here in Moscow, more than anywhere else in Russia, one can feel the atmosphere of the Russian Renaissance - the... Read more
St. Petersburg is probably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and after you visit it, you can understand why. The most European of all Russian towns and cities, St Pete... Read more
Gorkhi Terelj National Park is one of the Mongolia’s finest and best-known national parks established in 1994 and located just an hour’s drive away from the capital. It... Read more
Capital of Mongolia was formerly called Urga. It was renamed Ulan Bator after a declaration of republic and the abolition of monarchy in 1924. Ulan Bator literally means Red Hero a... Read more
Yekaterinburg is known for the tragic events of the Socialist Revolution. It became the place of imprisonment and subsequent execution of the last Russian tsar family, the Romanovs... Read more
Guided tours & cultural programme
Meals on Transsib
Domestic transport at your destination
Airport & railway transfers
- Season: Four Seasons
- Days: 20
- 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.
Optional train upgrade: there are 5 rail sectors on this journey: Beijing - Ulan Bator, Ulan Bator - Irkutsk, Irkutsk - Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg - Moscow, Moscow - St. Petersburg . 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.
17 days, from £2,495
16 days, from £4,495
8 days, from £1,325
15 days, from £2,295