Trans-Mongolian Railway

Starting from the enchanting city of Beijing, this epic rail journey is an unrivalled once in a lifetime experience. 

Experience the millenia of history and culture of China in Beijing, the nomadic way of life in Mongolia, Lake Baikal; the oldest and deepest lake in the world, remote Siberia and the famous Russian cities of Moscow and St Petersburg. 

Simply place an enquiry to get your journey started!

This amazing journey should not be rushed and this 19 day holiday is the perfect way to experience the slow pace of rail travel and the unique way of life along the route. 

  • Take in the ancient traditions side by side with modern day China in Beijing
  • Experience life on board the Trans-Mongolian Express
  • Explore the little visited city of Ulaan Bataar
  • Enjoy the scenery of Lake Baikal
  • Travel overland to Europe from Asia 
  • Discover Moscow and St Petersburg

Ready to get started? Simply send a quick enquiry.

Genghis Khan

From £3,259 per person

What's included?

  • International flights from the UK
  • All transport between destinations and included activities
  • All accommodation incl. 5 nights - train & 2 nights - mongolian ger 
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Group leader, local guides and most entrance fees
  • Maximum group size of 16 people

Like what you see? Email us today and we'll call you straight back!

Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

  • Why not spend a few days here before your journey begins? 

Day 2 On the train to Ulaanbaatar 

  • Admire the impressive scenery of the Great Wall as you pass
  • Witness the changing of the bogies (wheels) at Erlian 

Day 3 - 5 Ulaan Bataar and Gorkhi Terelj National Park

  • Experience a real Mongolian Barbeque
  • Stay in a traditional ger camp
  • Explore the Gandan Monastery 
  • Board the train for Irkutsk

Day 7 - 9 Irkutsk & Listvyanka

  • Discover Lake Baikal, the worlds oldest and deepest lake on foot or by boat
  • Enjoy a sauna Russian-style (known as a 'banya')

Day 10 - 11 On board

  • Experience train-life - buy homemade food from babushkas, watch the world go by and meet your fellow passengers. 

Day 12 - 13 Yekaterinburg

  • Visit the Church of All Saints on Spilled Blood and the Black Tulip monument
  • Board the train and cross into Europe

Day 14 - 16 Moscow

  • Admire Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral 
  • Visit Lenin Mausoleum
  • Explore the Kremlin

Day 17 - 18 St Petersburg

  • Discover the 'Venice of Russia'
  • Admire the art collection at the Hermitage Museum

Day 19 Return to the UK

Enthralled by this epic adventure? Call us today to find out more!

Enquiry Call Back
Place a quick enquiry with us
We've been there!
Traditional Naxi Dress in China
Trans Mongolian
Enjoying the view
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Why Choose Us?
 We've been to over 50 countries
 Fully personalised service
 Speak to the same specialist before during and after your holiday
 Impartial, expert advice
 Access to over 200 suppliers
 ABTA & ATOL Protected

Enquire about holidays on the Trans Mongolian Express

When do you want to go?

100% Privacy Guaranteed

Just fill in the form below and we get the prices from tour operators without giving them your personal details. We can also provide impartial, tailored advice if you wish.

When do you want to go?

We respond in minutes and hours rather than days and weeks.

Benefits of using Tiger Eye Travel

Get options without giving your details to lots of companies

Impartial, truly expert advice

Thank you. Your enquiry has successfully been submitted.

One of our travel experts will be in contact with you shortly.

If you have any comments to add to your enquiry, please specify them below. For example:

  • The best time for you to be contacted.
  • The activities you'd like to do during your holiday.
Thank you, your comment has been added.

Part of the Hays Travel Independence Group

100% Privacy Guaranteed