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Trans Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian is a general term referring to three train lines that run from Moscow. Trans-Mongolian line runs from Moscow to Beijing, via Mongolia. Trans-Manchurian line from Moscow to Beijing via Harbin in Chinese Manchuria - avoiding Mongolian border crossings altogether. Lastly the Trans-Siberian is the classic and longest route within Russia, whichs runs from Moscow to Vladivostok on the east sea board. We offer a range of trips on all these different routes.


We constantly try to make this site as complete and correct as possible. It contains valuable information, most of it not available in guide books, and is the blood and sweat of many years. It was up to date to the best of our knowledge when it went to press, but we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by any person using it.

All information is constantly and at times drastically changing, so much so that it is almost sure that something is different by the time you reach your destination. We travel ourselves to Russia and Mongolia regularly, but would like to request your help in reporting any changes, or suggestions, to make the next version even better.

Our last fact finding trip and tour 2010 overhaul was by Andre (Monkey Chief) to Mongolia and Russia in September 2009, Vanessa (Beijing Office) to Mongolia in September 2009 and Zhaonan (Beijing Office) in September 2009, previously Kelvin (Hong Kong office) in December 2006.

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