Trans-Siberian Railway - The Trans-Manchurian Route (Chapter)
This is the The Trans-Manchurian Route chapter from Lonely Planet’s Trans-Siberian Railway guidebook.
For connoisseurs of obscure rail routes, the Trans-Manchurian Railway ranks high on the wish list. It’s not on the main line to Vladivostok, nor does it take the ‘tourist route’ via Mongolia; rather, the weekly Vostok (19/20) chugs through China’s rust belt, where foreign faces are few and far between.
- hanging out with Russian traders in the prosperous border town of Mănzhōulǐ
- experiencing the unique fusion of historic Russia and modern China on the cobblestone streets of Hā’ěrbīn’s Dàolǐqū district
- viewing some majestic felines at the Siberian Tiger Park, just outside Hā’ěrbīn
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Mǎnzhōulǐ, Hā’ěrbīn, Chángchūn, Shānhǎiguān.
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