Trans-Siberian Railway - The Trans-Mongolian Route (PDF Chapter)


This is the The Trans-Mongolian Route chapter from Lonely Planet’s Trans-Siberian Railway guidebook.

The Trans-Mongolian route is the most diverse leg of the cross-continental journey, cutting across three distinct cultures, landscapes and languages. It includes some of the most awe-inspiring sights of the long journey.

  • enjoying a meal of boiled mutton and fermented mare’s milk in a ger (yurt) on the vast Mongolian steppes
  • maps
  • attending a mystical ceremony at the country’s largest monastery, Ulaanbaatar’s Gandan Khiid
  • transport
  • absorbing some of the earth’s energy at Shambhala, near Khamaryn Khiid
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kyakhta, Darkhan, Ulaanbaatar & Around, Sainshand, Zamyn-Üüd, Dàtóng & Around.

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