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Trans-Siberian Golden Program + Beijing
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16 days
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Moscow
2nights
Russiaru
Marriott Courtyard Moscow
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Marriott Courtyard Moscow
Marriott Courtyard Moscow
4-star hotel
  |  Voznesenskiy Pereulok, 7, Moscow, Russia, 125009
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
2nights
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
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Russian Visa Processing Service
Russian Visa Processing Service
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Rail
Moscow
1 d 2 h
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
1night
Russiaru
Four Elements Ekaterinburg
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Four Elements Ekaterinburg
Four Elements Ekaterinburg
4-star hotel
  |  RU, Lenin Avenue, 9А, Yekaterinburg, 620014
1 Standard Double Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Double Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Rail
Yekaterinburg
2 d 5 h
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
1day
Russiaru
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
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Car
Irkutsk
1 h
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
1night
Russiaru
Anastasia Hotel
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Anastasia Hotel
Anastasia Hotel
3-star hotel
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Lunch in Listvyanka
Lunch in Listvyanka
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Listvyanka
1 h
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
1night
Russiaru
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
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Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
4-star hotel
  |  Chkalov Street 15, Irkutsk, Russia, 64025
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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Half Day Private Guided Tour
Half Day Private Guided Tour
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Rail
Irkutsk
23 h
Ulan Bator
Ulan Bator
1day
Mongoliamn
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Morning
Tour to the Gandan Monastery
Tour to the Gandan Monastery
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Ulan Bator
1 h 30 min
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
1night
Mongoliamn
Buuveit Ger Camp
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Buuveit Ger Camp
Buuveit Ger Camp
3-star hotel
1 Double Ger Full Board Included
1night
1 Double Ger Full Board Included
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Morning
Gorkhi-Terelji National Park & Chinggis Khaan Statue Sightseeing
Gorkhi-Terelji National Park & Chinggis Khaan Statue Sightseeing
Guided Horseback Riding
Guided Horseback Riding
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
6 h
Ulan Bator
Ulan Bator
2nights
Mongoliamn
Best Western Tuushin Hotel
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Best Western Tuushin Hotel
Best Western Tuushin Hotel
5-star hotel
  |  Prime Minister Amar street 15, MN- 14200, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
1 Deluxe Double City View Breakfast Included
2nights
1 Deluxe Double City View Breakfast Included
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Half Day Private Walking City Tour
Half Day Private Walking City Tour
Folk Show with Transfers
Folk Show with Transfers
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Air
Ulan Bator
2 h
Beijing
Beijing
3nights
Chinacn
Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel
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Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel
Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  No.97, Jinbao Street, Dongcheng, 100005 Beijing, China, China
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
3nights
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
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Chinese Visa Processing Service
Chinese Visa Processing Service
Exploring Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City
Exploring Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City
Visit to the Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs
Visit to the Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs
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Arrival Standard Transfer Minivan
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Departure Standard Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village Ulan Bator and Beijing;
  • Overnight at a traditional Mongolian ger camp;
  • 1st class tickets for Moscow - Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg - Irkutsk and Irkutsk - Ulan Bator trains;
  • Private train car provided exclusively for our small group tour from Moscow to Ulan Bator;
  • Economy class flight tickets Ulan Bator - Beijing;
  • Local experienced tour leader accompanying the group from Moscow to Ulan Bator;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US and Canadian citizens (Mongolian visa is not required). Full Russian and Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens. Full Chinese visa processing service for US, Australian, and New Zealand citizens. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Minimum group size: 8 travelers; Maximum group size 17 travelers;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Kremlin territory & Armoury Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway, Ganina Yama, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium, Taltsy Musem, Aryabal Temple and National Museum of Mongolia, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall of China, Ming Tombs;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • 3-hour Lake Baikal cruise;
  • Folk show in Ulan Bator;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note: 

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you. 

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

3. Departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 8 travelers. If a particular departure will not gather the minimum number of participants, the closest alternative departure dates or program will be offered. Confirmation of departure will be issued 4 months prior to the tour start date

4. Due to specific travel arrangements and train departure times depending on the schedules of Russian and Mongolian Railways, the itinerary may be subject to change.

5. Single travelers rate covers transfers and hotel accommodations for single occupancy. Please let us know if you would prefer to have single supplement for train cabin as well.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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Price per person
16 days
Trip Type
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Trans-Siberian Golden Program + Beijing
Small group tour
us$ USD
Moscow
2nights
Russiaru
Step 1: Choosing hotels
Step 1: Choosing hotels
We have handpicked some of the best hotels in each destination and in every star category. Here you can choose a hotel and rooms that are best for you.
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Marriott Courtyard Moscow
Marriott Courtyard Moscow
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
2nights
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
Included experiences
Russian Visa Processing Service
Russian Visa Processing Service
Full visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries.
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Enjoy to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls such as the Cathedral Square and the Assumption and Annunciation cathedrals. Then you visit the famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs. After a short break for coffee you take a walk through the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and explore the famous GUM department store.
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
In the afternoon you meet your guide and enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you have amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov. After the tour of the Tretyakov gallery, you have a quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway, which is known to be one of the most beautiful and efficient metro systems in the world. Then you see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and learn the story of its destruction and reconstruction. Today you also have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the grand building of Moscow State University, the highest of seven Stalinist skyscrapers of Moscow.
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Moscow, Kazanskiy station
Rail1 d 2 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Yekaterinburg, Central station
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
1night
Russiaru
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Four Elements Ekaterinburg
Four Elements Ekaterinburg
1 Standard Double Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
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City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
After breakfast, you meet your guide and driver and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour around the most remarkable city landmarks. During the tour, you take a walk through the historical city center, visit Ural Craftsman Lane where you can buy some traditional hand-made souvenirs, see the magnificent architectural ensemble of the Rastorguev - Haritonov’s House. Take a trip to the famous Europe-Asia monument where you can happily experience being at two places at once putting one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. The second part of your tour is dedicated to the last days of the Russian Imperial Family. You visit the Church on Blood built on the site of the notorious Ipatiev House, where the Bolsheviks executed the last Russian Emperor, Nicolas II, and his family in 1918. The last stop for today is the first burial place of the tsar’s family - the Monastery Complex “Ganina Yama” that now consists of seven chapels - one for each member of the royal family. After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Yekaterinburg, Central station
Rail2 d 5 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Irkutsk, Central station
Irkutsk
1day
Russiaru
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
No experiences included
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Irkutsk, Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Car1 h / Private Transfer Minivan
Listvyanka, Listvyanka Hotel
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
1night
Russiaru
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Anastasia Hotel
Anastasia Hotel
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
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Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
During the tour you visit the Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium that houses an interesting display of the unique flora and fauna of the lake. Then you take a chair-lift to the nearby viewpoint to take some magnificent panoramic pictures of Baikal, view the Chersky Rock and visit the 19th century wooden St. Nicolas church and spend some time at a local fish market where you see a great variety of fish and different ways of cooking it. Please note: chair-lift is not available on Monday
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Today you take a day trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village. This reconstructed Siberian village consists of a number of buildings that were threatened with flooding when the Irkutsk Dam was constructed on the Angara River. All the buildings at the Taltsy museum were rescued from the rising waters and brought here to serve as models of Irkutsk regional architecture. After the tour you return to your hotel.
Lunch in Listvyanka
Lunch in Listvyanka
Big windows overlooking Baikal and unique interior in maritime style make you feel like sailing on a big ship while you enjoy authentic Russian & Siberian meals.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Listvyanka, Listvyanka Hotel
Car1 h / Private Transfer Minivan
Irkutsk, Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Irkutsk
1night
Russiaru
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Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
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Half Day Private Guided Tour
Half Day Private Guided Tour
Today you embark on a guided tour around the most remarkable Irkutsk attractions. You first walk along Angara River embankment - the most popular meeting place among the locals - to an eternal flame and the monument to explorer Yakov Pohabov, the founder of the city. You proceed to the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, the beautiful Polish Roman Church, located in the historical part of Irkutsk. You are then driven to one of the main monasteries in Siberia - Sigh Monastery also known as the Znamensky Monastery. You also explore the Kazan Church, which with its Byzantine style decorations looks like a fairy tower, and Block 130, the historical zone with many colorful wooden houses and buildings constructed in the 17th century. After the tour you are transferred to your hotel.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Irkutsk, Central Station
Rail23 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Ulan Bator, Central Station
Ulan Bator
1day
Mongoliamn
Experiences
Schedule
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Tour to the Gandan Monastery
Tour to the Gandan Monastery
Sightseeing tour incl. Gandan monastery, Sukhbaatar square, National History and the Zaisan hill.
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Ulan Bator, Ulan Bator hotel
Car1 h 30 min / Private Transfer Minivan
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
1night
Mongoliamn
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Buuveit Ger Camp
Buuveit Ger Camp
1 Double Ger Full Board Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Gorkhi-Terelji National Park & Chinggis Khaan Statue Sightseeing
Gorkhi-Terelji National Park & Chinggis Khaan Statue Sightseeing
Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park, Chinggis Khaan Statue sightseeing and a visit to a nomadic family.
Guided Horseback Riding
Guided Horseback Riding
1-hour pony riding in a ger camp
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Car6 h / Private Transfer & Exploring Genghis Khan Statue
Ulan Bator, Ulan Bator hotel
Ulan Bator
2nights
Mongoliamn
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Best Western Tuushin Hotel
Best Western Tuushin Hotel
1 Deluxe Double City View Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
2nights
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Half Day Private Walking City Tour
Half Day Private Walking City Tour
After breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on a walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator. During the tour you visit the National Museum of Mongolia, one of the leading museums in whole country and the one which is responsible for preserving Mongolian cultural heritage. You also stroll along the main streets of the city, see the Parlament house and walk through the central Sukhbaatar Square formerly known as Genghis Khan Square. After the tour you return to the hotel to take some rest or continue exploring the city center on your own.
Folk Show with Transfers
Folk Show with Transfers
In the evening you attend an amazing Mongolian folk show at the National Academic Drama Theatre (transfers are included). After the show the rest of the evening is free.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Ulan Bator, ULN Ulaanbaatar
Air2 h / Economy
Beijing, PEK Beijing Capital
Beijing
3nights
Chinacn
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Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel
Park Plaza Wangfujing Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
3nights
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Chinese Visa Processing Service
Chinese Visa Processing Service
For US, Australian and New Zealand citizens.
Exploring Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City
Exploring Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City
After breakfast, you meet your guide and go on a fantastic sightseeing tour around the most renowned Beijing landmarks. You start with a visit to the legendary Tiananmen Square, where the mausoleum of Mao Zedong, the National Museum of China, the House of People's Meetings and the monument to the National Heroes are located. Then you enjoy a guided walking tour through the former residence of the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City, where you see its numerous awe-inspiring halls and mysterious temples, including the famous Temple of Heaven, where the Chinese Emperors prayed for good harvests. Following lunch, you visit the fantastic ensemble of lakes, gardens and imperial buildings - the Summer Palace, and take a walk at the famous Silk Market, where you can buy some traditional Chinese souvenirs, various silk products, and jewelry. After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. Lunch included
Visit to the Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs
Visit to the Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs
Following breakfast you enjoy a wonderful guided tour of the real icon of the country - the Great Wall of China, to see one of its best-preserved and unique sections that has less tourists - the Mutianyu Great Wall. After spending some unforgettable time strolling at this majestic human-made miracle of world's architecture, you enjoy lunch in a local restaurant followed by a visit to the Jade Factory where you will learn more about the process of carving into the jade and creating amazing pieces of art. Your tour finishes with a visit to the famous Ming Tombs - the burial site of 13 Ming Dynasty emperors. You are then transferred back to Beijing and have the rest of the day at leisure. Lunch included
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Arrival Standard Transfer Minivan
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Departure Standard Transfer Sedan
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