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WT-TS04:21 Days St. Petersburg - Moscow - Yekaterinburg - Irkutsk - Ulaanbaatar - Beijing
Starting from US$4819 per person
  • Day
    1
    Arrival in St. Petersburg

    Your memorable Russia & Mongolia tour will start with St. Petersburg. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be picked up by our professional driver and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangements.

    Meals: No meals, advice freely available
    Accommodation: Cronwell Inn (3 stars)

  • Day
    2
    St. Petersburg

    After breakfast, we will set out for a 3-hour walking tour to the most popular sites in St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Admiralty and the Peter and Paul Fortress. After that, the guide will leave the rest of the day free for your own exploration of the city.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Cronwell Inn (3 stars)

  • Day
    3
    St. Petersburg

    Today, you will have a full day to further enjoy the charm of St. Petersburg on your own. For your reference, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Peterhof Palace are nice choices for you to enjoy more of the religious and imperial architectures of ancient Russia.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Cronwell Inn (3 stars)

  • Day
    4
    St. Petersburg - Moscow

    After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the train station for your onward high-speed Sapsan train to Moscow. After 4 hours' journey, you will arrive at Moscow Railway Station and meet our local guide at the exit. Then a comfortable drive will transfer you directly to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangements.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Budapest Hotel (3 stars)

  • Day
    5
    Moscow

    This morning, our guide will accompany you to have a 3-hour sightseeing tour to characteristic attractions in Moscow, including Bolshoi Theatre, Tverskaya Street, GUM Department Store, Red Square and the St. Basil's Cathedral. The whole afternoon is your free time to explore this historical and cultural city on your own.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Budapest Hotel (3 stars)

  • Day
    6
    Moscow - Yekaterinburg

    In the late afternoon, you will take an overnight train from Moscow to Yekaterinburg. Before that, you still have a whole morning to stroll around Moscow and also buy some souvenirs. In the afternoon, our driver will transfer you to Kazanskaya Railway Station and help you board the train.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    7
    Arrival in Yekaterinburg

    Today, the train will traverse tranquil villages, towns and farms, as well as boundless forests and prairie. Finally, it goes across the border between Europe and Asia and reaches in Yekaterinburg at night. Our guide and driver will pick you up at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel.

    Meals: No meals
    Accommodation: Chekhov Boutique Hotel (3 stars)

  • Day
    8
    Yekaterinburg

    After breakfast, we will set out for a private ride to Nevyansk Town to explore the Urals region. During the sightseeing tour, you will have a look at a tall Leaning Tower, enjoy folk artifacts at Tavolgi Village, and also immerse in traditional rural life at Kunara and Byngi villages. When today's tour is over, we will reverse the trip back to Yekaterinburg.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Chekhov Boutique Hotel (3 stars)

  • Day
    9
    Depart Yekaterinburg

    Today, a 3-hour walking tour around Yekaterinburg will add more value to this 21 days trans Mongolia tour and you will be guided to visit Central Square, Revolution Square, Church on the Blood, Chapel in Honor of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Nun Barbara, Hill of Ascension, Square of the Red Army and the Ural Museum of Mineralogy one after another. Then a private transfer will take you to the Romanovs Secret Grave and then to the border between Europe and Asia. Later, we will stop at a private Museum of Arms in Verkhnyaya Pyshma. This evening, you will be transferred to Yekaterinburg Railway Station to board a train to Irkutsk.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    10
    On Board the Train

    As the train traverses the vast Siberian region, you could view joyful scenery made up of marshes and forests, and also see some tranquil villages and bustling cities from time to time.

    Meals: No meals
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    11
    On Board the Train

    You will enjoy another leisure day on the train while seeing the delightful Siberian scenery from the window.

    Meals: No meals
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    12
    Arrival in Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

    The train will pull into Irkutsk Railway Station in the morning. You will meet our local guide and driver outside the exit and then take a 2-hour private ride to Bolshoe Goloustnoe nestling beside Lake Baikal. After settling in a Siberian Guesthouse, the guide will accompany you to visit a local church, and then walk along the shore of Lake Baikal for a delightful scene. We will also explore the lush forests and climb uphill to enjoy a better view.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Siberian Guesthouse

  • Day
    13
    Lake Baikal

    With the company of our guide, you will have a whole day to immerse in the cozy lifestyle in the village. As well, a climbing up to the top of a mountain will enable you to have a full view of Lake Baikal.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Siberian Guesthouse

  • Day
    14
    Lake Baikal & Irkutsk

    This morning, you will be chauffeured back to Irkutsk to check in a local hotel. After taking a short break, we will set out for a 2-hour walking tour to the most popular sites in the city, including the Park and War Memorial, churches beside the Angara River and Statue of Alexander III; our guide will also accompany you to hang out along the main streets in downtown area. The rest of the time is free for your own arrangements.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Boutique Marussia Hotel (3 stars)

  • Day
    15
    Irkutsk - Ulaanbaatar

    After breakfast, our guide will help you check out the hotel and then escort you to the railway station for your onward train to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. At noon, the train will pull into Naushki Railway Station on the Russian-Mongolia border, where you will handle immigration formalities on the train. Then the trans Mongolia tour continues and you will feast your eyes with boundless Mongolian prairie.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    16
    Arrival in Ulaanbaatar - Elstei Ger Camp

    You will arrive in Ulaanbaatar early this morning. After meeting our local guide at the railway station, you will be chauffeured to renowned Gandan Monastery directly. Then the trip continues to the symbolic Chinggis Khaan Square and Soviet Monuments of Zaisan Hill.

    After the city exploration, we will extend our trip to the Elstei Ger Camp in suburb area. En route, the vehicle will stop at the Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue for you to take pictures. When we finally arrive at Elstei Camp, the guide will help you check in a distinctive ger.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Ger Camp

  • Day
    17
    Elstei Ger Camp

    The whole day is for you to immerse in local nomadic life and the delightful prairie scenery. Besides hiking around, you can also join in some activities at your own expenses, such as horse-riding, as well as learning archery, dancing and wrestling.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Ger Camp

  • Day
    18
    Ulaanbaatar - Beijing

    Today, this Russia & Mongolia tour will extend to Beijing, China. In the morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby and then transfer you to Ulaanbaatar Railway Station to catch the overnight train. Traveling across vast Gobi desert, the train will pass by Zamyn-Ude on the Mongolia-China border in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: on the train

  • Day
    19
    Arrival in Beijing

    The train will reach at Beijing Railway Station before noon. You will meet our local guide and driver at the exit, and then a comfortable vehicle will chauffeur you to a 4-star hotel to have a short rest. This afternoon, the guide will escort you to start the Beijing tour with the Temple of Heaven, where you can learn the mysterious sacrificial tradition of ancient China.

    Meals: No meals, advice freely available
    Accommodation: Pentahotel Beijing (4 stars)

  • Day
    20
    Beijing

    This St. Petersburg to Beijing tour will be highlighted by today's hiking tour on the Mutianyu Great Wall, which is one of the most-famous sections of Great Wall in China. Our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and transfer you to Mutianyu in one hour. As the Great Wall was built along the mountain ranges, a round-trip cable car will be available for you to reach the ramparts in an easier way.

    After that, we will return to the city proper and also make a stopover at the National Stadium. Then the trip continues to the Summer Palace, which served as the summer retreat for royal family hundreds of years ago.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Pentahotel Beijing (4 stars)

  • Day
    21
    Departure from Beijing

    It is the last day of this 21 days trans Mongolia tour, but we will have one last exploration of Beijing by touring the symbolic Tiananmen Square and the large-scaled imperial complex - Forbidden City. After that, our guide and driver will escort you to the airport and help you board your leaving flight. Bon voyage!

    Meals: Breakfast