Multi-Day Tour

Trans-Mongolian Adventure (16 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Moscow, Russia To Beijing, China

Valid for Departures: 21 Apr 2018 - 19 Oct 2019

Trans-Mongolian Adventure (16 days)

Day 6

Trans-Siberian Railway

Day 7

Trans-Siberian Railway

Day 8

Trans-Siberian Railway

Day 10

Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar

Day 11

Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar

Day 12

Ulaanbaatar

Day 13

Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Day 14

Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Ulaanbaatar

Day 15

Ulaanbaatar/Beijing

Day 16

Ulaanbaatar/Beijing

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Moscow, Russia
None None
Day 1 Moscow: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Want to explore more of Russia? Add the “St Petersburg Express” to your adventure and spend three days getting to know the city with the guidance of a CEO. This nifty package includes arrival transfer, two nights accommodation in St Petersburg, a guided walking tour, entrance to the Hermitage, and wraps up with an overnight train ride to Moscow with free time before the next leg of your journey begins. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Moscow, Russia
None None
Day 2 Moscow: Ride the metro and check out the beautiful stations, visit Red Square, the Kremlin, and St Basil's, or line up to catch a glimpse of an embalmed dictator.
Day 3
Moscow, Russia
None None
Days 3-5 Moscow: Board the train and start one of the world's most famous rail routes. Journey 88 hours across the Ural Mountains and through the wilds of the Siberian taiga forests. Arrive in the evening on Day 6. Additional Notes: Please be advised that some of the train rides can be quite lengthy. We recommend bringing along books and games to play with your fellow travellers, as it will enhance the rail experience. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 4
Moscow, Russia
None None
Days 3-5 Moscow: Board the train and start one of the world's most famous rail routes. Journey 88 hours across the Ural Mountains and through the wilds of the Siberian taiga forests. Arrive in the evening on Day 6. Additional Notes: Please be advised that some of the train rides can be quite lengthy. We recommend bringing along books and games to play with your fellow travellers, as it will enhance the rail experience. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 5
Moscow, Russia
None None
Days 3-5 Moscow: Board the train and start one of the world's most famous rail routes. Journey 88 hours across the Ural Mountains and through the wilds of the Siberian taiga forests. Arrive in the evening on Day 6. Additional Notes: Please be advised that some of the train rides can be quite lengthy. We recommend bringing along books and games to play with your fellow travellers, as it will enhance the rail experience. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 6
Trans-Siberian Railway
None None
Day 4 Trans-Siberian Railway: Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 7
Trans-Siberian Railway
None None
Day 5 Trans-Siberian Railway: Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 8
Trans-Siberian Railway
None None
Day 6 Trans-Siberian Railway: Continue on your journey and soak in the amazing landscapes. Share laughs and drinks with fellow passengers— Russians and foreigners alike. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 9
Irkutsk, Russia
None None
Day 7 Irkutsk/Listvyanka (1D): Arrive into Irkutsk in the morning. Drive to the village of Listvyanka and enjoy a guesthouse on the shore of Lake Baikal. Opt to try a banya (Russian sauna), go on a boat trip on the lake, or take an invigorating swim. Enjoy incredible local meals prepared by your host. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar
None Breakfast
Day 8 Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar: Explore Irkutsk before boarding the train for a 2-night journey that crosses the Russia/Mongolia border and continues to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. Additional Notes: A restaurant car is normally not provided on this train, so take the opportunity to visit Irkutsk's sprawling central market to stock up on food and drinks for the ride. Don't worry, there are always kiosks on the platforms selling a variety of items from chocolate to instant mashed potatoes to vodka. Included Activities: Irkutsk Guided City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 11
Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar
None None
Day 9 Listvyanka/Ulaanbaatar: These train rides are relaxation days built right into the itinerary. Stare out the window, explore the train, jump out at stations to see what's going on, or just read and play cards. The journey is what you make of it. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Russia - Mongolia) Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 12
TBD
None None
Day 10 Ulaanbaatar: Arrive in Mongolia and spend some time getting to know the capital city.
Day 13
Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park: Drive to nearby Terelj National Park to stay in a traditional ger (yurt). Options to hike, or try traditional archery. Included Activities: Traditional Ger Stay
Day 14
Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Ulaanbaatar
None Breakfast
Day 12 Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Ulaanbaatar: This sleepy capital is an evolving city, showing many signs of its Soviet past contrasted with an increasing Chinese influence and a re-emergence of traditional Mongolia. Don't forget to sample some Mongolian barbecue straight from the source and try locally brewed beer from the Chinggis Brewery. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 15
Ulaanbaatar/Beijing
None Breakfast
Day 13 Ulaanbaatar/Beijing: Board the train for the final 30 hr train ride. At the border, the train changes wheels to match the different gauge. Opt to stay on the train and watch. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Mongolia - China) Transport: Train
Day 16
Ulaanbaatar/Beijing
None None
Day 14 Ulaanbaatar/Beijing: Choose which sights to visit in this massive city— the Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, or the Lama Temple Monastery. Opt to get lost in Beijing's hutongs— traditional alleys hiding a labyrinth of courtyard dwellings— or shop for bargains in one of the many markets. Transport: Arrive in the afternoon and head to the hotel. Train
Day 17
Beijing, China
None None
Day 15 Beijing: Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall and walk along the Mutianyu section. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
Day 18
Beijing, China
None None
Day 16 Beijing: Depart at any time.

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Incredible doesn't begin to describe this railway journey from Russia to China. Beginning in Moscow, your trip on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway will take you across the steppe to experience secluded Mongolia's colourful culture. Disembark and spend a night in a ger before continuing on to the palaces of Beijing. An experienced CEO will lead the way and take care of the details so you’re free to enjoy one of the world's greatest train rides. Whether on board or off, this will be 16 days...

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