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    Moscow-Beijing Trans-Mongolian Classic Tour

    Moscow-Beijing Trans-Siberian Classic Tour

    Moscow Irkutsk Ulaanbaatar Beijing


    • Irkutsk - "Siberian Paris", one of the oldest Russian cities in Siberia, the de facto capital of Eastern Siberia, pleasantly historic Irkutsk is by far the most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway between Moscow and all points east. With Lake Baikal a mere 70km away, the city is the best base from which to strike out for the western shoreline
    • Lake Baikal - It is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water, the world's deepest lake, one of the world's clearest and is the world's oldest lake.
    • Ulaanbaatar - capital of Mongolia which is known as the 'Land of Blue Skies', it has over 260 sunny days each year. Pay visit to the hometown of Genghis Khan - Delüün Boldog, near the mountain Burkhan Khaldun. Visit Terelj National Park to meet nomads and experience ger camping

    The tour itinerary is a PRELIMINARY one. Korea Konsult reserves the right to change some parts of the itinerary below if needed.


    Day 1 (Tue): Russia / Moscow
    • In the afternoon or evening catch up train at Moscow Yaroslavsky Railway Station, departure to Irkutsk
    • You can ask Korea Konsult to help you arrange your tour in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg - cultural capital of Russia, or across Golden Ring of Russia

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 2-4 (Wed-Fri): Russia / Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk
    • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train (cross Europe - Asia border on the way)

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 5 (Sat): Russia / Irkutsk / Lake Baikal

    Lake Baikal

    • Arrival in Irkutsk in the morning
    • Transfer to the city's historical center. Breakfast at local restaurant
    • Transfer to Baikal Lake. En route: visit open-air ethnographical museum of wooden architecture "Taltsy" (comprehensive exhibition of Siberian-style folk houses of the former centuries)
    • Visit Listvyanka village and try famous Baikal fish Omul at a restaurant situated at Baikal's shore
    • Experience the lake's landscape and culture: get acquaintaned with Shaman-rock legend, visit ancient wooden orthodox church of St.Nicholas (who is believed to be the patron of fishermen and sailors), ride a funicular to Chersky peak observatory to enjoy picturesque view of the lake
    • Stop by local fish & souvenir markets to choose a gift for your family and friends
    • In the evening check-in at Nikolay private hotel-house in Listvyanka. Free time

    OVERNIGHT: Nikolay private hotel-house in Listvyanka
    Day 6 (Sun): Russia / Irkutsk / Lake Baikal

    • Breakfast. Have your free morning time at Baikal lake
    • Transfer to Irkutsk
    • City tour: Irkutsk foundation place, the Eternal flame memorial, most important churches (including Znamensky cathedral ), Kirov square and several memorials dedicated to events in Siberian history, Irkutsk Linguistics University, and City administration. Put your feet at the crossing of Lenin and Karl-Marx streets (two main streets) in the center of the city, stroll along Gagarin boulevard, popular with locals as a dating spot. Overview the monument to tsar Alexander III overlooking one of the mightiest Siberian rivers Angara, and visit unique lore museum surrounded by centries-old buildings that keep the charm of Irkutsk
    • Lunch at the local restaurant and then enjoy your free time in Irkutsk
    • In the evening we will transfer to the Railway Station and depart to Ulaanbaatar

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 7 (Mon): Russia

    • Enjoy landscape scenery from the train: forest is replaced by steppe and stereotypical Russian landscape is morphing to Mongolian one
    • Spend a few hours in the Russian border city Naushki. Cross Mongolian border in the evening

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 8 (Tue): Mongolia/Terelj National Park

    • In the morning arrival in Ulaanbaatar
    • Drive to the Terelj National Park famous for its alpine scenery and granite rock formations. En route, stop by the Turtle rock
    • Arrive at ger camp in Terelj Valley. Enjoy a Mongolian BBQ (Khorkhog) lunch
    • Local explorations and horseriding (at request for extra charge)
    • Overnight in ger camp. Lunch and dinner included

    OVERNIGHT: in ger camp
    Day 9 (Wed): Mongolia/Ulaanbaatar

    • Breakfast and transfer back to Ulaanbaatar
    • Ulaanbaatar city tour: Sukhbaatar square, Gandan monastery, statue of Migjid Janraiseg, Zaisan memorial, history museum
    • Lunch
    • Free time
    • Overnight at hotel Edelweiss

    OVERNIGHT: hotel Edelweiss
    Day 10 (Thu): On the train

    • Breakfast and then transfer to the railway station to catch a train to Beijing

    OVERNIGHT: on the train
    Day 11 (Fri): China/Beijing

    • Arrival in Beijing at noon time
    • This is the end of the tour
    • You can ask Korea Konsult to arrange your tour in Beijing, or other parts of China, North Korea, Mongolia, South Korea or Japan


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