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Trans Siberian journey - Beijing to Moscow

16 days from £4,565pp

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Tour highlights

  • Stand atop the magnificent Great Wall of China.

  • Spend the night in traditional nomadic accommodation in Mongolia.

  • Hunt for wild horses out on the Mongolian steppe.

  • Visit the world's deepest fresh water lake.

  • Visit the Kremlin in mighty Moscow.

Price includes

  • Scheduled international flights
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation

Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Beijing.

  • On arrival in the Chinese capital this morning you are met by your private driver and guide who will take you to your hotel accommodation in the heart of the city. The rest of your day is at leisure to explore under your own steam.

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  • Enjoy a full day activity out to the Great Wall at Jinshanling today with your private driver and guide. You spend the day exploring here with your private guide before returning to the city by car in the late afternoon. Your evening is at leisure.

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  • Take a full day to explore the city under your own steam today. We will give you some suggestions for your time and would highly recommend exploring the Temple of Heaven early in the morning to catch some of Beijing's locals practicing their traditional morning exercises.

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  • An early morning transfer today sees you boarding your first train to Mongolia. Your guide will be on hand to help you settle into your compartment before you set off.

  • Arriving into Mongolia this afternoon you are met by your private driver and guide and head out of the city into the countryside to the Khustai Nuruu National Park, home to the rare Takhii horse species. After some time to settle into your first ger tent you travel out into the park with your driver and guide for a chance to spot these beautiful creatures. Overnight in your ger with the evening at leisure.

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  • Your morning is at leisure in the park with your guide before you head back to Ulaan Baatar via the haunting monastery ruins at Manzushir Khiid. You spend some time here with your guide before continuing on to Ulaan Baatar. This evening enjoy a traditional cultural performance.

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  • Take a morning tour of the city today including a visit to the city's famous Gandan Monastery, home to a spectacular 26 m (85 ft) high statue of Buddha. This afternoon you transfer on to the station with your guide who will help you to board your onward train to Irkutsk.

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  • Arriving into Russia's most famous Siberian city today you are met by your driver and guide who will take you down to Listvyanka, a small town on the shores of Lake Baikal. The rest of your day is at leisure to allow you some time to relax after the train journey.

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  • Today is at leisure in Listvyanka to allow you some time to explore under your own steam.

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  • Transfer back to Irkutsk today by car in time to meet your afternoon train on to Moscow.

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  • A day spent aboard the train, leaving the forested landscapes of deepest Siberia behind and entering the grassy plains that lead towards the Urals.

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  • Today is the crossing into Europe — the train forges a passage through the Ural Mountains, before emerging into the agricultural lands and gentle countryside of the West.

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  • Arriving into Moscow this afternoon you are met by your private driver and guide who will take you to your hotel accommodation at the heart of the city. The rest of your evening is at leisure.

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  • This morning you take a walking tour of the beautiful Kremlin complex, including a visit to the Armoury, home to a small but exquisite collection of Fabergé eggs. The rest of your day is at leisure in the city to allow you some time to explore under your own steam. We will give you some suggestions for your time.

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  • Your morning is at leisure before you meet with your private driver and guide and transfer on to the airport. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

When to go

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July is one of the best times to visit
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Beijing
 
Ulaan Baatar
 
Khustain Nuruu National Park
 
Irkutsk
 
Listvyanka Village
 
Moscow
 
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