Trans-Siberian Railway - The Trans-Manchurian Route (PDF 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 M?nzh?ul?
  • maps
  • experiencing the unique fusion of historic Russia and modern China on the cobblestone streets of H?’?rb?n’s Dàol?q? district
  • transport
  • viewing some majestic felines at the Siberian Tiger Park, just outside H?’?rb?n
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: M?nzh?ul?, H?’?rb?n, Chángch?n, Sh?nh?igu?n.

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