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Beijing to St Petersburg

 

Summary:

Big, bigger, biggest! Travel from the world’s greatest wall, along the world’s longest railway line, through the world’s largest nation, to the world’s deepest freshwater lake. Explore far-flung cities, small rural villages and everything in between in th...

Duration
23 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
28-Sep-2021
Starting at
USD 4,695.00
Price per day
USD 204.00

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Operator
Intrepid Travel
Tour
Beijing to St Petersburg
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
1 - 16


Summary

Big, bigger, biggest! Travel from the world’s greatest wall, along the world’s longest railway line, through the world’s largest nation, to the world’s deepest freshwater lake. Explore far-flung cities, small rural villages and everything in between in this breathtaking part of the world. Journey to China and see the sights of Beijing, stay overnight in a Mongolian ger, then ride the Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia to see impressive St Petersburg and the small town of Kungur. Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of this region on this exciting trip, while gaining insight into a big part of the world that is little explored.

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Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Beijing
Day 2.
Overnight Train
Day 3.
Ulaanbaatar
Day 4.
Terelj National Park - Ger Camp
Day 5.
Ulaanbaatar
Day 6.
Trans-Mongolian Train
Day 7-8.
Lake Baikal
Day 9.
Ulan Ude
Day 10.
Trans-Siberian Railway
Day 11-12.
Trans-Siberian Railway
Day 13.
Kungur
Day 14.
Perm - Overnight Train
Day 15.
Moscow
Day 16.
Moscow
Day 17.
Suzdal
Day 18.
Moscow
Day 19.
Moscow – Overnight Train
Day 20.
Novgorod
Day 21.
St Petersburg
Day 22.
St Petersburg
Day 23.
St Petersburg

Visited Countries (4): China, Mongolia, Russia, Russia (Asia)

Visited cities (6): Beijing, Lake Baikal, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Ulaanbaatar, Vladimir

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Experience this incredible bucket-list rail adventure through China, Mongolia, and Russia – one of the world’s greatest and most epic journeys
  • Stay in the Mongolian wilderness local-style with an overnight in a tourist ger camp
  • Immerse yourself in Mongolia's rich cultural heritage, from the country’s original Buddhist temple to the city built by Genghis Khan
  • Discover a way of life that has changed very little since the 18th century with a visit to an ‘Old Believers Village’ near Ulan Ude
  • Live life on the shores of magnificent Lake Baikal in a Siberian village
  • Visit the austere mausoleum of Lenin, the initiator of the 1917 Russian revolution, contrasting with the eye-bulging treasure collection in the Kremlin and Armoury Museum
  • Share in traditional tastes with a visits to the homes of our local friends in Suzdal & St Petersburg for a hearty home cooked meal, piles of pancakes and endless cups of tea
  • Encounter the legacy of Russian tsar Peter the Great while exploring the enigmatic streets that showcase the many palaces and museums of St Petersburg

Travel Package

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Tour Beijing Saint Petersburg

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Beijing to Moscow (16 Days)

Travel across continents and time zones on one of the world's greatest train journeys. Start in busy Beijing before heading to the untamed wilderness of Mongolia to meet its historically nomadic people. Leave Asia behind as we cross into Siberia for some ...

Next Departure: 28-Sep-2021
Starting at: USD 3,480.00

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