Beijing to St Petersburg Overview

Explore China, Mongolia and Russia on a journey from Beijing to St Petersburg via Ulaanbaatar, Lake Baikal and Moscow. Travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway to remote Mongolian and Russian communities and townships on this amazing journey.

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      CAD $5,400
      AUD $5,295
      EUR €3,645
      GBP £3,060
      NZD $5,895
      ZAR R53,000
      CHF FR4,410
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Beijing to St Petersburg.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel from Beijing to St Petersburg via Mongolia on the Trans-Siberian Railway

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.

  • Delve into the delights of buzzing Beijing
  • Explore an Old Believers village in Ulan-Ude
  • Get acquainted with Genghis Khan in Ulaanbaatar
  • Journey to the Red Square in Moscow
  • Marvel at the beauty of St Petersburg
  • Relax on the banks of Lake Baikal
  • Ride the epic Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Visit the sobering museum of Perm-36

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    St Petersburg, Russia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Ger (1 nt), Guesthouse (2 nts), Hotel (11 nts), Overnight sleeper train (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Metro, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Ger Camp - Cooking class, Ger Camp - Terelj National Park, Informal Mongolian Language Lesson, Kungur - Family visit, Kungur - Guided walking tour, Moscow - Kremlin & Armoury guided tour, Moscow - Lenin's Mausoleum, Novgorod - Public Banya, Novgorod - Walking Tour & Kremlin, Perm - Perm-36 Memorial Complex tour, Saint-Petersburg Walking Tour, St Petersburg - Boat tour, St Petersburg - Tea party with local family, Suzdal - Guided walking tour, Suzdal - Traditional cooking class, Ulaanbaatar - Family visit, Ulaanbaatar - Zaisan Hill, Ulan Ude - Old Believers Village

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    896kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Please provide Intrepid or your booking agent with a scanned copy of the personal details page from your passport at time of booking in order for us to obtain your train tickets 2. Due to international train schedules there are no departures of this trip that will be in Mongolia during Naadam Festival in 2015.

  • Total price from

    USD $5,235
    CAD $5,400
    AUD $5,295
    EUR €3,645
    GBP £3,060
    NZD $5,895
    ZAR R53,000
    CHF FR4,410
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $237
    CAD $245
    AUD $240
    EUR €165
    GBP £139
    NZD $267
    ZAR R2,409
    CHF FR200
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Days 1-2 Beijing/Train

Welcome to the irrepressible capital of China. If you'd like to explore Beijing's myriad incredible sights, we'd recommend arriving a few days earlier to witness places like the Forbidden City and Great Wall of China.

Days 3-6 Ulaanbaatar/Ger Camp

This surprising city combines tradition with modern day in a Soviet-style framework. Ulaanbaatar may look grey, but the city's inherent spirit and its colourful people make this a city to remember. With its rolling meadows, forested hills and imposing rock formations, a ger camp in Terelj National Park is the perfect place to take in Mongolia's natural beauty.

Days 7-10 Ulan Ude/Lake Baikal

Completely surrounded by mountains and tree-covered shores, beautiful Lake Baikal is the world's oldest and deepest lake, holding over 20% of the world's fresh water.

Days 11-12 Trans-Siberian Railway

The world's most famous train line, the Trans-Siberian is also the longest - winding its way through forests, small Siberian villages and big industrial cities to the far-flung reaches of Russia.

Days 13-14 Kungur

Kungur is a charming Siberian town with a history of leather making, trade and is home to the remarkable Kungur Ice Cave.

Days 15-16 Moscow

Whether it's awe-inspiring history, iconic architecture, edgy creative centres or stylish bars and cafes, Moscow delivers on so many levels with a surprise around every corner.

Days 17-18 Suzdal

Crumbling churches and charming wooden cottages line the narrow streets of Suzdal, one of the fascinating towns which make up Russia’s historic Golden Ring.

Day 19 Novgorod

Often referred to as the cradle of modern Russian civilisation, Novgorod is packed with well-preserved architectural gems and historic monuments recalling its medieval glories.

Days 20-22 St Petersburg

Simply bursting with intriguing sights and culture, get ready to be wowed by St Petersburg - it's opulent, sophisticated, historic and drop-dead gorgeous.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,235
      CAD $5,400
      AUD $5,295
      EUR €3,645
      GBP £3,060
      NZD $5,895
      ZAR R53,000
      CHF FR4,410
      *
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