Often viewed as the ultimate rail journey, this 16-day itinerary along the Trans-Siberian Railway aboard the Tsar’s Gold will take you from the majesty of the Red Square in Moscow, through the remote Russian steppes to the heart of Siberia and then onwards to Mongolia, finally arriving into Beijing in the north-east of China.
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Fly to Moscow and transfer to a 4-star hotel for 1 night. Evening city tour followed by dinner. (D)
Morning visit to the imposing Kremlin to view the renowned Cathedral Square. In the afternoon, board the Tsar’s Gold for the 5-night journey to Irkutsk. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. Visit the Unesco-listed kremlin. (B, L, D)
Cross the Europe-Asia divide and arrive in Yekaterinburg, capital of the Urals. Visits include the Romanov execution site. (B, L, D)
Stop in Novosibirsk and see the Trans-Siberian Monument. (B, L, D)
Day at leisure on board the train.
Arrive into Irkutsk and visit the traditional wooden houses and the Ethnographic Museum. Stay 1 night at a 4-star hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the picturesque village of Listvyanka and take a boat ride to Port Baikal. In the afternoon, board the Tsar’s Gold for the 2-night journey to Ulan Bator. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Ulan Ude, capital of the Buryat Republic, where there will be a tour. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. Visit the Gandan Buddhist monastery and the Choijin Lama temple. Stay overnight at a 4-star hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Terelj National Park. In the afternoon, board the Tsar’s Gold for the 2-night journey to Beijing. (B, L, D)
At leisure. See the Gobi desert while crossing the border from Mongolia to China. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival into the capital of China. Afternoon at leisure. Stay for 3 nights at a 4-star hotel. (B, L)
Full-day tour of Beijing including Tiananmen Square, the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City. (B, L)
Visit the Great Wall of China and the renowned Ming Tombs. (B, L, D)
Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour will have transfers and excursions that may be shared with one or more other parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients. Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Lernidee Trains & Cruises and its cancellation conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
This journey can also be taken in reverse, from Beijing to Moscow (westbound).
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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