Explore Beijing's highlights, including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Tiananmen Square.
Witness Mongolian nomadic life and enjoy a traditional Mongolian music performance.
Cross the vast expanses of Siberia.
Soak up the scenery of Lake Baikal.
Visit the Kremlin and learn about Moscow's history on a guided evening tour of the city.
- Ulaan Baatar
- Ulan Ude
- St Petersburg
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Includes international flights from Ireland.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Beijing.
Day 2 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing today where you'll be greeted on arrival and taken to your hotel. After some time to rest and recover from your flight take a tour of some of Beijing's most stunning sights - the Temple of Heaven and the Tiananmen Square.
Day 3 Beijing
Day 4 On-board train (Beijing)
Visit the Forbidden City today for a great insight into the lives of the Chinese emperors. In the evening your rail journey will begin - depart from Beijing and head towards the Gobi Desert.
Day 5 On-board train (Beijing)
After crossing the Chinese-Mongolian border continue towards the great green steppes of Mongolia by your private train.
Day 6 Ulaan Baatar
Day 7 Ulaan Baatar
Day 8 On-board train (Ulan Ude)
Day 9 On-board train (Irkutsk)
Day 10 Irkutsk
Day 11 On-board train (Irkutsk)
Day 12 On-board train (Novosibirsk)
Novosibirsk , On-board train
Day 13 On-board train (Ekaterinburg)
Day 14 On-board train (Kazan)
Day 15 Moscow
Day 16 St Petersburg
Explore more of Moscow's iconic sights today and bid your journey farewell before leaving for the station for your train to St Petersburg. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel.
Day 17 St Petersburg
Day 18 International return flight
St Petersburg , International return flight
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