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Kublai Khan - 10 Days

Welcome aboard a journey of adventure and self-discovery, as you travel through Russia, Mongolia and China on the inimitable Trans-Siberian railway.
Journey thousands of kilometres on rails through three wildly different countries: Russia, Mongolia and China, for an experience that is intense, colourful, loud, exciting, and larger-than-life. 

From your carriage window, watch ever-changing landscapes go by. The vibrancy of Beijing and Moscow, undulant green steppes where Mongolian horsemen herd wild horses, dramatic dragon-toothed mountains, cinematic lakes, and more reveal themselves to you with every turn of the clacking wheels. Inside the train, find yourself part of a small community, chatting with fellow travellers, playing cards, and sharing instant coffee with locals.
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10 Days

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 This is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences 

Get a glimpse of what awaits you on the 8000km transcontinental rail journey between Asia and Europe.Video credit: Philipp Katzer.

Why take this trip with us


Our experiences and activities are expertly curated with inputs from trusted locals.


Best in class hotels that are conveniently located in city centres.


Our trips are organized with your safety in mind. We collaborate with local tourism authorities extensively.


Our trips always have a knowledgeable, friendly and expert guide to show you around.


Our tranport and transfers are always exclusive, private and in small buses.

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Welcome to Beijing! Arrival transfer from Beijing airport to your hotel.

 Optional Beijing Sightseeing

Beijing. Today is free for you to explore China's captivating capital city or book an optional Beijing sightseeing tour where you’ll visit The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. 

All Aboard

Beijing - Ulaan Baatar. Morning transfer to Beijing rail station to board the train to Ulaan Baatar. Settle into life on board as the train crosses the border into Mongolia and winds its way through original Gobi country and landscapes of uninterrupted steppe. 

Ulaan Baatar - Mongolia

Ulaan Baatar. On the afternoon of day 4 the train pulls into Ulaan Baatar, the laid-back provincial capital of Mongolia set in the rolling foothills of the Bogd mountain range on the banks of the Tuul River. One of the most elevated countries in the world, Mongolia was also once one of the world’s most powerful. Transfer to your hotel and spend the next two days at leisure exploring the city or opt to camp out in a ger in Terelj National Park.

Terelj National Park & ger camp add-on: Upon arrival into Ulaan Baatar on day 4, have lunch and transfer to nearby Terelj National Park, stopping to visit a nomadic family en route. With scenic alpine surrounds this protected area is host to diverse flora and fauna and famous for its unique granite rock formations. Spend two nights camping out in a Mongolian ger on the steppe. 

On day 6 transfer back to Ulaan Baatar to board your onward train. In the evening the train will reach the Mongolia border point at Sukhe-Batorcross and after inevitable customs and immigration formalities and delays, you will cross the border into Russia after midnight (day 7). 

Ulaan Baatar - Mongolia

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Ulaan Baatar - Mongolia

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On Board The Train

Ulaan Baatar - Moscow. Settle into life aboard the Trans-Mongolian Express as it winds its way north-west. After attending to border formalities on the Mongolian/Russian border in the very early hours of day 7 the journey continues into Russian territory and the semi-autonomous ethnic republic of Buryatia. Just beyond Ulan Ude the train joins the original Trans-Siberian line. Skirting the shores of Lake Baikal, your journey continues across east and western Siberia to Moscow.

On Board The Train

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On Board The Train

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Moscow. Arrive into Moscow mid afternoon where your adventure ends. 


 4 breakfasts

 2 nights 3 star hotel in Beijing

 Transfer to Beijing train station (not platform) on day 3

 2 night hotel stay in Ulaan Baatar

 Beijing airport arrival transfer on day 1

 5 nights on board train (2nd class, 4 berth sleeper cabin)

 Train journey: Beijing - Moscow

 Return rail station transfers in Ulaan Baatar

Not Included

 Flights and visas

 Laundry, drinks and items of a personal nature

 No meals aboard the train

 This journey is semi-independent and is unescorted. It is not a group departure and you will not have a tour guide.

 Additional 5% GST

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Frequently asked questions

Byond Travel is Asia's largest discovery and booking platform for expert-led group tours in over 50 countries. We boast 10,000+ tours by verified experts that offer unique and memorable experiences. We curate expert advice and recommendations from a community of 100k+ travellers, and bring together local operators who offer these services, making the booking of experiences comparable, fast and easy.

We enable travellers to go on group trips all around the world. We also help create customized journeys for private groups.

A comprehensive list of inclusions and exclusions is mentioned on each trip page, but across all our trips, we have these in common: unique experiences, handpicked local experts, comfortable accommodation, and a trip leader who’s there to assist you around the clock.

No. We don't include flights and visa costs in our prices unless specified. We, however, will put you in touch with our partners who can help you.

Our travellers are friendly and open-minded. They come from countries all around the world. At the end of your trip with our multicultural groups, you will return with new friends, memorable experiences and incredible stories.

We have trips for all kinds of travellers. Some are suitable for 18-35 year olds, some may better suit travellers above 50, and others where everyone is welcome.

Yes, you can customize your trips. We help organize solo journeys that are highly personalized.

Our travellers come from all over the world. From India, Bombay, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Calcutta are represented the most.

We believe the early-bird catches the best travel worm :) The early-bird discounts are valid for the first few spots on the group and are not time sensitive. Your travel designer will let you know about the number of spots available.

We have a secure payment gateway that supports payment through credit and debit cards, net-banking and Internet wallets. The payment gateway also supports payment through EMIs. If you are not comfortable with paying online, please let your travel designer know and they'll help you out with alternatives.
We also have a 'Travel now, pay later' programme through which you can book a trip without any immediate payment. You only pay after your trip is over. And you can pay in three monthly installments with 0% interest. Click here for more information.

If you’ve changed your mind about a trip you’ve already registered for, all you need to do is call/email the representative who you’ve been in touch with. Cancellation fees are applicable and are based on the period of notice. All products have their own cancellation and refund policies, although we will always try our best to ensure we get you the maximum refund possible.

Your safety is our number one priority and we design our travel journeys keeping this in mind. We collaborate with tourism boards and there will always be access to emergency contacts and medical support throughout the trip.

Requirement of visas whilst travelling depends on your nationality. You are responsible entirely, for obtaining all the documents that you’re required to produce during your vacation. We will provide you with the visa documents related to your booking.

Visas take varying periods of time – sometimes several weeks – to obtain. Do ensure that you plan an experience with us knowing that you’ll have your documentation under control. Failure to obtain visas could cause delays and cancellation that could cost you unnecessary additional expenses and inconvenience, so do plan ahead.

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This Trip Is Operated By On The Go

On The Go Tours are an award-winning provider of unforgettable travel tours and tailor-made holidays. From Egypt to Ecuador, Myanmar to Madagascar, we love helping you see the world your way, unlocking the finest sights and experiences the world has to offer. From humble roots taking intrepid travelers budget-style to Egypt, we now enjoy the privilege of taking tens of thousands of customers to over 60 exciting countries around the world on all sorts of budgets. Whether you’re after culture, adventure, or just want to kick back and relax, our outstanding local guides get you to the heart of your destination and deliver truly authentic experiences.  One thing remains, however, and that is our commitment to authentic and accessible cultural experiences in the very heart of our destinations.

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