Trans-Siberian and Mongolia

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Travel across continents and time zones on one of the world's greatest train journeys. Explore ancient Beijing before heading to the untamed wilderness of Mongolia to meet its nomadic people. Leave Asia behind on a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway into Europe across the wild, open plains of Siberia before ending your journey in glittering St Petersburg. This trip will open your eyes to the history, scenery and unique cultures that make up this fascinating region, so climb aboard for the ultimate trans-Mongolian experience.

Itinerary

Days 1-3 Beijing

The fascinating city of Beijing is the ideal place to start this journey. Uncover the secrets of the Forbidden City, walk through Tiananmen Square and enjoy a day at the amazing Great Wall of China.

Days 4-7 Ulaanbaatar/Ger Camp

Cross the border and journey into the grasslands of Genghis Khan. Stay in a traditional ger, walk through alpine parks, cook Mongolian dumplings and visit a community project that supports disadvantaged children.

Day 8 Trans-Mongolian Railway

Take a train ride north through the vast steppe of Mongolia towards Siberia, the heart of Russia.

Days 9-11 Lake Baikal/Ulan Ude

Enjoy feasting on local food while on an overnight homestay on the shores of sparkling Lake Baikal. Head into charming Ulan Ude, home to the Siberian Buryat people.

Days 12-13 Trans-Siberian Railway

The route of the famed Trans-Siberian Railway covers vast terrain, crossing the taiga and travelling through five time zones on its way from Asia to Europe.

Days 14-15 Kungur

Break up the journey with a stop in tranquil Kungur, home to an onion-domed skyline and an abundance of beautiful natural landscapes. See one of the world's biggest ice caves which is permanently frozen all year round!

Days 16-18 Moscow

Wander the streets of this exciting city and take in the famous Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral and the magnificent Kremlin. Visit the Armoury Museum and Lenin's Mausoleum for a dose of history.

Days 19-21 St Petersburg

The elegant city of St Petersburg is the final breathtaking destination on this epic cross-continental journey.

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