Ulan Baatar – Irkutsk Local Train 263N Dep: 20.25pm
2nd Leg : Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia) to Irkutsk (Russia)
Train No. 263N Second Class (4 berth/cabin)
Depart Ulaan Baatar 27/Sep 20.25 (UB time) Arrive Irkutsk 29/Sep 07.15 (Irkutsk time)
Total 35 hours.
Sun; 28 Sept Ulaan Baatar to Irkutsk
Continue reading “Ulaan Baatar to Irkutsk”
Trans-Siberia Rail Mongolia
We took a break from the train journey and got down in Ulaan Baatar and spend 3-day/2-night. Checking out some landmarks not too far from the city. Visiting National Park and spend a night in the a Mongolian tent.
Continue reading “Trans-Siberia Rail stopover at Mongolia”
Part 1- Beijing to Ulaan Baatar
A journey thru 3 countries, over 8515km and countless days and nights on the trains. Our first section starts from Beijing. This is the shortest train ride of our trans-Siberia Rail journey and as we move along the days merge into nights and when we finally arrived at Moscow we couldn’t get down fast enough from the train. Needless to say we were real glad to have our feet back on solid ground.
1st Leg: Beijing (China) to Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia).
Train No. K3 Hard Sleeper Class (4 berth/cabin)
Depart Beijing 24/Sep 11.22 (Beijing time) Arrive Ulaan Baatar 25/Sep 14.20 (UB time)
Total 27 hours.
Arriving into Beijing late at 1 am from Kuala Lumpur on Airasia, our van pick up and transfer straight to our guesthouse near the old Beijing area.
Continue reading “Trans-Siberia Rail From China to Mongolia”