Sorry! We currently do not have trips for this destination.
Trans-Mongolian Express
Save for later

Mongolia,Russia,China

Trans-Mongolian Express

From bustling Beijing to the Hermitage in St Petersburg, travel halfway around the world in three incredible weeks. Board one of the world’s great trains and ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip across the grassy steppes of Mongolia and through the taiga forests of Siberia. Share train carriages with locals and spend nights in a Mongolian ger and a cozy Russian guesthouse. Not only does this trip provide the perfect blend of comfortable accommodations and plenty of activities, but also free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace.
Sign up with us

Become a Byond Insider and access up to $405 of free credit

  • Duration
    19 Days
  • Starting From
    $4,099
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    G Adventures
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.
Video

none

none

Why take this trip with us

Best Price Guarantee

Unbeatable pricing sourced by comparing 1000s of websites. We’ll match any better pricing you find elsewhere.

Save time and money

Save up to 30+ hours in planning and up to 30% on trip costs by letting our experts plan your trip for you

Best selection of tours and groups

20,000+ tours from highest-rated and 100% verified operators and international travel groups from 40+ nationalities.

Full service support

Flights, itineraries, visas, forex, insurance - all from a single source!

Itinerary

Beijing

Arrive at any time. Want to experience more time in Beijing? Book the Beijing Express, a three-day pre-tour package. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

  Hotel:  None

Beijing/Ulaanbaatar

Ride the rails through China and into Mongolia. Watch as the landscape changes and make friends with neighbours.

  Hotel:  None

Ulaanbaatar

Arrive to Ulaanbaatar and start exploring. Choose to take in a local cultural show or enjoy real Mongolian barbecue.

  Hotel:  None

Ulaanbaatar/Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Enjoy an included city tour with a local guide to learn more about the rich history and culture of Mongolia. Later, leave the metropolis and travel into Mongolia's Terelj National Park. Enjoy a night in a traditional ger camp. 

   Meals:   Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Spend the night in a ger camp learning about traditional life.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Irkutsk

Head back to Ulaanbaatar for a few hours before boarding the train to Siberia.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Irkutsk/Listvyanka

Travel to Listvyanka on the shores of Lake Baikal. Opt to visit Baikal Limnological Museum, enjoy a 'banya' (Russian sauna) or take a boat ride on the lake.

   Meals:   Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Listvyanka

Spend a full day exploring the surrounding countryside of Lake Baikal.

  Hotel:  None

Listvyanka/Irkutsk

Head back to Irkutsk for an included city tour of one of the most beautiful cities in Siberia. Take some time to shop like the locals at the Central Market to stay well-fed on the voyage.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

Continue on from Irkutsk to Yekaterinburg. Drink with locals in the dining car, buy homemade food on the platform from "babushkas" (Russian grandmothers), read, relax, play cards, meet your fellow passengers, watch the taiga forests go by — this is what the experience is all about!

  Hotel:  None

Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg

Continue on and arrive to the soviet-style city in the Ural Mountain region.

  Hotel:  None

Yekaterinburg

Enjoy a guided tour of Yekaterinburg, including the Church of All Saints on Spilled Blood and the Black Tulip monument. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Yekaterinburg/Moscow

Cross from Asia to Europe on this 24hr train from Yekaterinburg to Moscow.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Yekaterinburg/Moscow

Arrive to Moscow and start exploring. Take an orientation walk of the metro then opt for a Moskva River boat trip or a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, the Tretiakov Gallery or St Basil's Cathedral.

  Hotel:  None

Moscow

Enjoy a guided Kremlin and Armoury tour before free time to explore.

  Hotel:  None

Moscow

Enjoy one last day with free time to explore the many museums, art galleries, or theatres that Moscow has to offer.

  Hotel:  None

Moscow/Saint-Petersburg

Take an early morning transfer to the train station and board a high speed train to St. Petersburg. Get oriented with the city before enjoying some free time to explore.

  Hotel:  None

Saint-Petersburg

Visit the Hermitage Museum with free time to continue exploring the "Venice of Russia."

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Saint-Petersburg

Depart at any time. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Traditional Ger Stay, Gorkhi Terelj National Park

  China-Mongolia Railway

  Ulaanbaatar guided city tour including Gandan Monastery and Bogd Khan Palace

  Trans-Mongolian Railway

  Irkutsk city tour

  Lake Baikal stay (Listvyanka)

  Trans-Siberian Railway

  Yekaterinburg walking tour

  Trans-Ural Railway

  Red Square visit and Moscow metro orientation tour

  Kremlin and Armoury guided tour

  St Petersburg walking tour

  Hermitage Museum entrance

  Local meal suggestions and language and border-crossing support throughout

  All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

 

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

 International Flights and VISA fees

Want to speak to a travel expert?

Call us now +91-80470-91112

Phone WhatsApp Email

Let our team of experts help you pick the best option for you!

Over 20,000+ tours and experiences. Find yours now!

Your preferences, your dates and your budgets.

Start date

30 May 2022

End date

17 Jun 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,632

$4,099

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

13 Jun 2022

End date

01 Jul 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$5,073

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

20 Jun 2022

End date

08 Jul 2022

15+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$5,073

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

04 Jul 2022

End date

22 Jul 2022

14+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,944

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

18 Jul 2022

End date

05 Aug 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,858

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

25 Jul 2022

End date

12 Aug 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,858

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

15 Aug 2022

End date

02 Sep 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$5,030

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

29 Aug 2022

End date

16 Sep 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,729

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

12 Sep 2022

End date

30 Sep 2022

15+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$5,073

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

26 Sep 2022

End date

14 Oct 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,987

$4,299

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

03 Oct 2022

End date

21 Oct 2022

15+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,796

$4,099

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

Start date

10 Oct 2022

End date

28 Oct 2022

16+ Spots left

19 Days / 18 Nights

$4,632

$4,099

Byond Postpaid starting at $216/month! Enquire with us now!

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.

Our postal address is:

Byond eTravel & Entertainment Private Limited 164, 9th Cross, Indiranagar 1st Stage, Bangalore - 560 038

If you have any queries regarding our trips, please email support@byond.travel or call us on +91 96061 73059

If you are from the press or want to talk to us about partnerships, please email vikram@byond.travel or rishi@byond.travel.

This Trip Is Operated By G Adventures

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the planet's most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions. Our award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife.

Similar trips

See all our departures to China. Choose from a wide variety of travel styles, hundreds of departure dates and budget choices.

Be part of something special

Become a Byond Insider

Be the very first to hear about new trips and special discounts (get up to 15% off on regular prices!). Get exclusive tools and expert advice to keep you inspired and help you travel better.It's completely free!

Join our Whatsapp group Get a Byond account
  
  

Our website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience, showing content and offers that are most relevant to you. To learn more about this or to change your settings, see our cookies policy