GOLDEN RING TRANS MONGOLIAN

West to East

Weekly, independent departures from St Petersburg

  • START & END St Petersburg ➔ Beijing
  • LENGTH 22 NIGHTS
  • COUNTRIES Russia, Mongolia, China
  • DISTANCE 8,254 KM
  • NOTABLE LANDMARKS The Forbidden City in Beijing; the Mongolian Steppes; Lake Baikal; Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin; the ancient towns of the Golden Ring and the Hermitage in St Petersburg.

Your Itinerary

NIGHTS
ITINERARY
3

Welcome to St Petersburg

3

Arrival and sightseeing in Moscow

3

Sightseeing around the Golden Ring: Vladimir and Suzdal

3

En route from Vladimir across Siberia to Irkutsk

3

Two nights at Lake Baikal, followed by one in Irkutsk

1

From Irkutsk by train to Ulaanbaatar

4

Discovering Mongolia

1

By train across the Gobi Desert to Beijing

Details

From the cobblestones of St Petersburg to Russia’s Golden Ring, then across the Siberian forests and the Mongolian steppes to the cobblestones of the Forbidden City.

The direction of this itinerary is Eastward (West to East) St Petersburg TO Beijing.

The itinerary detailed below uses the standard train and is for more independent travellers. If you prefer different levels of travel comfort, do consider our luxury private train options.

Departures (arrival – start day) from St Petersburg on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Note: You can start other days, we just add, or subtract nights as required.
We can add in other stops, such as Kazan or Yekaterinburg.

There may be some variation due to train arrival or departure times. The content remains the same, but the order in which services are provided may vary.  Additional, or less nights may be required to meet changed train schedules.

Please review our Booking Conditions, Booking Form and other technical information, or contact us directly by email or phone +61 (0)3 9500-0444.

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