Big Rail Tripper - 18 days

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Beijing, China
  • Ends Moscow, Russia
  • +4
  • Beijing home to Tiananmen Sq. and the Forbidden City
  • TransSiberian, Mongolian & Manchurian route
  • Ulaan Baatar set on the banks of the Tuul River
  • Ulan Ude capital of the Russian Republic of Buryatia
The tour Big Rail Tripper - 18 Days starts in Beijing and ends in Moscow. This is a train trip that takes 18 days. You will travel through China, Mongolia and Russia and visit Irkutsk, Moscow, Yekaterinburg and 3 other destinations. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

The Big Rail Tripper, an epic journey from Beijing to Moscow, offering exciting stopovers at all of our en route destinations including Ulaan Baatar, Buddhist Ulan Ude, Irkutsk, breathtaking Lake Baikal and Yekaterinburg, in the shadow of the Ural Mountains.
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Based on 18 reviews
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5 - Excellent
  • Sarah
  • From USA
  • On Jun 25 2019
“The King Ramses tour was the by far the best tour that I have been on. It was amazing!! The guide was very knowledgeable. The tour takes you to so many pyramids and tombs!! I was extremely impressed!”
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5 - Excellent
  • Louis
  • From England
  • On Jun 05 2019
“Amazing Africa. Good Game Drives. Kick-ass Kruger. Outstanding On The Go Tours. Really cannot be more than happy. Go for it.”
James' review for another On The Go Tours tour
5 - Excellent
  • James
  • From Canada
  • On Jul 26 2019
“Amazing to explore Sri Lanka. Our tour guide was well prepared and did an excellent job. If you're looking to see Sri Lanka and generally just have a great time, do this tour.”
  • Day: 1-2 Beijing
  • Day: 3 Mongolia
  • Day: 4-5 Ulaan Baatar
  • Day: 6 Train to Ulan Ude
  • Day: 7-8 Ulan Ude
  • Day: 9-11 Irkutsk
  • Day: 12-13 Journey to Siberia
  • Day: 14-16 Yekaterinburg
  • Day: 17 Journey to Moscow
  • Day: 18 Moscow
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  • 2 nights 3 star hotel in Beijing
  • 2 nights 3 star hotel in Ulaan Baatar
  • 1 night 3 star hotel in Ulan Ude
  • 3 nights 3 star hotel in Irkutsk
  • 3 nights3 star hotel in Yekaterinburg
  • 6 nights on board train (2nd class, 4 berth sleeper cabin)
  • 11 breakfasts
  • Return rail station transfers in Ulaan Baatar, Ulan Ude, Irkutsk and Yekaterinburg
  • Beijing airport arrival transfer on day 1
  • Transfer to Beijing train station (not platform) on day 3
  • Train journey: Beijing - Moscow
  • Flights and visas
  • No meals aboard the train
  • Laundry, drinks and items of a personal nature
  • This journey is semi-independent and is unescorted. It is not a group departure and you will not have a tour guide.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Big Rail Tripper - 18 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Big Rail Tripper - 18 days tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Big Rail Tripper - 18 days tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.