Note that this is not a stand-alone tour offered by ElderTreks. Extensions are optional additions that we offer to extend some of our already great adventures.
• Tiananmen Square
• Forbidden City
• Summer Palace
• Great Wall
• Ming Tombs
• Gobi Desert, Asian Steppe
• 5-day itinerary: 4 days in Beijing/1 day on the Trans Mongolian Train
• Start in Beijing and finish in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
• Includes 3 breakfasts & 2 lunches in Beijing
• Activity Level: 2
For those traveling to Mongolia via Beijing, ElderTreks offers a four day tour of Beijing followed by an overnight trip on the Trans Mongolian Train.
The Beijing pre-extension highlights the city and its famous environs. Beijing translates to “northern capital” and the sights live up to its reputation as a regal city. Take in the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace and the Great Wall in this city-overview. Then board the Trans Mongolian Train in Beijing, travel north passing through the Great Wall, cross the Gobi Desert and continue on to your final destination of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
FROM: $1695 USD
Comfortable, centrally located hotel with private bath in Beijing. Travel in 2-berth sleepers with shared toilet facilities on the Trans-Mongolian train.
Individual walks up to 2 hours.
Great Wall, Ming Tombs
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace