Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights.
Trip Type: Easy.
Tour Code: SMT-TMCM-6D
Specialty Categories: Trans Mongolian Express China-Mongolia.
Meeting Point: Beijing, China.
Departure Point: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Group size: 2-9 persons or more participants.
Airfare Included: No.
Tour Customizable: Yes.
Best time to visit Mongolia: from Middle May to September. October the temperatures are cool in Mongolia.
|Departures-2016||Meeting: in Beijing|
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Tour Highlights: Incredible journey in just six days. This is a unique and cheap way to discover China and Mongolia. A train tour you will never forget. Especially in Mongolia it is very difficult to arrange transfers, hotels and transport by yourself. "Samar Magic Tours" is pleased to offer Trans Mongolian Railway Journeys from China to Mongolia. This is the most legendary train ride in the world. There is time to explore major cities such as Beijing, and Ulaanbaatar. Discovery Mongolia-the Land of Genghis Khan forming the Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous land empire in world history. It's an incredible, unforgettable journey to the two unique lands.
Day 1: Beijing
On arrival in Beijing, you'll transfer to your hotel ahead of two days to discover Beijing. By hotels policy check-in time is after 14:00. Overnight at Novotel Xinqiao hotel 4* or similar.
Day 2: Beijing
There is plenty to see and to do here in your own, including the famous locations as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven and numerous parts of the Great Wall of China. Overnight at Novotel Xinqiao hotel 4* or similar.
SATURDAY, Day 3: Trans-Mongolian Railway to Ulaanbaatar
Board the train to depart Mongolia on SATURDAY. Continuing south the train towards to the Chinese- Mongolian border Earlian-Zamin Uud, where after formalities the train crosses into Mongolian territory then continues to the famous Gobi desert. Night on train.
SUNDAY, Day 4: Ulaanbaatar-Terelj National Park
Having arrived in Ulaanbaatar Mongolian capital, you'll transfer directly to Terelj National Park (about 70kms/44miles) to spend a night in a traditional Mongolian Gers Camp.
Day 5: Terelj National Park-Great Statue of Genghis Khan-Ulaanbaatar
After the lunch, you'll head back to Ulaanbaatar with time at leisure to explore the city. In route, we visit the Great Statue of Chinggis or Genghis Khan. The Genghis or Chinggis Khaan Main Square, Gandan monastery and the National History Museum-where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present, are amongst the sights you might want to explore. Overnight at indicated hotel 3*.
Day 6: Departure Mongolia or Post tour
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport or to the Railway station. Departure Mongolia to your next destination or Post tour (on early request!).
|Group size||Trans Mongolian China-Mongolia|
|2-9 adults or more people||$ 1,432 or 1,293 €|
|Individual Supplement (only based at hotels)||$ 249 or 225 €|
2016/17 Land tour costs per person in $ US or in Euros (€), based on double or twin standard room from (6 days, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)
Prices shown are per person travelling based on at least 2 adults. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling sharing a twin room/2nd class 4 berth train cabin.
Please note that:
- From June to September all routes are particularly busy and an upgrade may be difficult to obtain.
- No meals aboard the train.
- Supplements by train ticket in 1st class compartment.
- From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar:$ US 95 or 85 € per person.
Train ticket from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar (2nd class, in 4 berth compartment).
2 nights of accommodation at Novotel Xinqiao hotel 4* or similar, based on twin share in Beijing with breakfast.
1 night of accommodation at hotel 3*, based on twin share in Ulaanbaatar with daily breakfast.
1 night of accommodation in Tourist Gers Camp outside of Ulaanbaatar, based on twin share in private with full board.
English speaking local guide throughout.
All transfers for arrival, departure and sightseeing programmes on private basis including the all petrol.
Meals included as stated in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner), including one bottle of mineral water.
All applicable main entrance fees to the specified protected areas, national park, museums, and monuments in Mongolia.
Letter-visa support to apply for Mongolian visa (if it will be necessary).
What's Not Included?
Occasional flight delays or cancellation.
No meals aboard the train.
Any rescue costs or costs of early departure.
Changing of date of departure.
The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, the necessary passport pictures, and the International airfares.
Items of personal nature such as gratuities to porters at hotels, telephone / telex / fax charges, laundry, beverages, meals, optional activities, and services not specified in the itinerary.