Three CapitalsTrans-Siberian Railway
If your time is tight; Beijing to Moscow
Trip prices starts from $2215 per person – 11 days
Operational season: Year round.
Visas required: China, Mongolia, Russia.
|DEPARTURE DATES 2019 – 11 Days
|June||03, 10, 17, 24|
|July||01, 08, 15, 22, 29|
|August||05, 12, 19, 26|
|September||02, 09, 16, 23, 30|
|October||07, 14, 21, 28|
|November||04, 11, 18, 25|
|December||02, 09, 16, 23, 30|
Day 1 - Arrive Beijing
The 10-story hotel boasts 308 modern furnished guest rooms and suites. Each room features modern facility including central air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, IDD telephone, inroom safe and hair-dryer. (Chinese hotels cope badly with the idea of foreign travellers who haven’t arrived so for passengers commencing in Beijing or travelling onwards in China your train tickets will be delivered once you have checked in.)
Day 2 - Depart Beijing
force and there can be queues to use them) and find your train and platform. And then you’re heading off, along the most famous railway in the world!
Day 3 - Arrive Ulaanbaatar
The balance of today is free to explore more of the city. You can choose to visit the heady atmosphere surrounding the Gandan Monastery or visit the Choijin Monastery Museum, or the Bazaar… log on and pick up your email in one of the numerous internet cafes on Peace Avenue, have a latte and French pastries in the new generation of new-age coffee stores, go souvenir shopping in the peculiar grandeur of the Central Department Store, or pick up some snack food for the train in the Store’s food department… in the evening a wide range of traditional and new style Mongolian eateries are vying with European style places, Irish pubs and German beer halls to enjoy, usually with live music later on.
Day 4 - Elstei Ger Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Supper
Day 5 - Depart Mongolia
Day 6 - 8 - On board the Trans-Mongolian Express
Along the way you’ll you make a circumnavigation of Lake Baikal, and see astonishing scenery, Siberian pine-forests slowly give way to the deciduous forests of the Ural Mountains The major landmarks are the great rivers you cross, including the River Ob at Novosibirsk (one of the most famous bridges on the route), and the gigantic Enisei River (at Krasnoyarsk).
Day 9 - Arrive Moscow
At check-in, (after 2pm) the hotel reception will advise you they will need your passport for visa registration. This process takes 1–2 hours. Your complimentary InfoPack is full of ideas for getting the most out of your free time.
Day 10 - Around Moscow
If you haven’t prebooked any of our range of city excursions the rest of the day is your own to explore further. Some of our top suggestions (please check opening times/days before setting off) would include visiting the Moscow Kremlin, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, or a boat trip along the Mosvka River… perhaps locate some tickets for ballet, opera, circus or a concert this evening? As well as famous classical music traditions Moscow features on the touring schedules of world names in jazz, rock, pop and world music.
Day 11 - Depart Moscow
Included in the trip:
TRAIN: 2-Class 4-berth rail for complete journey.
BEIJING: 1 night, room-only. 3* Hotel.
ULAANBAATAR: All transfers, one night Mongolian Ger Camp accommodation (full board). One night Ulaanbaatar, breakfast included. Walking tour of Ulaanbaatar.
MOSCOW: Transfer on arrival. Two nights 3* Hotel, breakfast included. 3 hours personalised guided walking tour of the city.
We have a range of airline tickets which fit in well with our trips. Run your flight requirements past us before confirming your flight arrangements.
Trip price Guide (per person):
|1 person||2 people||3-9 people|
|Standard extra night Moscow||$190||$90||$90|
|Standard extra night Beijing||$180||$90||$90|
|Superior extra night Moscow||$tba||$tba||$tba|
|Superior extra night Beijing||$tba||$tba||$tba|
|Upgrade to 2 berth rail||$650||$650||$650|
Due to the nature of these destinations all prices are subject to change. Contact us to confirm exact price.
Deposits hold bookings but fares can still vary with exchange rates and only final payment guarantees price.