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Transiberian on September 2012
Posted April 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 am by from Medellin, Colombia (Permalink)
Hi everyone!!!
I'm going to make this dreamed trip next september. I will start in St Petersburg, then Moscow and others russian cities until reach Ulaan Bataar in Mongolia and finally Beijing. If you have any tip or advice, or just want to join me there... please let me know!!!

Cheers!!!
Carlos Lozano
Medellín, Colombia

Posted June 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm by from Posadas, Argentina (Permalink)
Hola Carlos! hablas español no?
Nosotros vamos en Julio. primero visitaremos St petersburgo, luego un par de dias en Moscu y de alli lo mismo que vos.
Estamos reuniendo toda la información posible!
Saludos!!
Silvia
English Version:
Hi Carlos
We´ll be there in July- We´ll start in St petesburgo too, then Moscow and others russian cities ,Mongolia and finally Beijing..like you : )
Be in contact!!
Bye
Silvia

Posted June 3rd, 2012 - 1:59 am by from Medellin, Colombia (Permalink)
Hola Silvia...
Clarooo quje hablo español...
Parece que vamos a hacer un viaje similar ...lástima que no coincidamos con el tiempo.
Incluso van a a viajar antes que nosotros...así que bienvenidos los tips de viaje una vez ustedes lo hagan.
Yo compré casi todo a través de una agencia de viajes en Londres que se llama RealRussia; me sirvió mucho para planear el viaje y para hacer los trámites legales. De hecho, voy a tramitar la visa de mongolia a traves de ellos y en unas tres semanas les estaré enviando mi pasaporte.
Estaremos en contacto.
Les mando un abrazo y mil gracias por escribirme.

Carlos Lozano

Posted April 16th, 2013 - 12:31 pm from Stockholm, Sweden
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Posted April 16th, 2013 - 11:34 pm by from Medellin, Colombia (Permalink)
Hola Ale!!
Yo planeé todo lo del viaje en tren a través de una agencia que tiene una muy buena página web: www.realrussia.com
es excelente porque tiene un planeador del transiberiano que te permite escoger trenes, horarios y paradas durante el trayecto.
Me tomé algo así como 18 días entre Moscú y Pekín parando como en 7 ciudades entre 1 y 2 días y tomando en Ulan Ude una desviación a Mongolia que fue super buena.

Cualquier cosa que necesites adicional estamos en contacto.
Un abrazo desde Colombia y la mejor de las suertes en este maravilloso viaje.

Carlos Lozano

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 11:12 am from Stockholm, Sweden
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Posted April 18th, 2013 - 10:22 am by from Grand Gaube, Mauritius (Permalink)
Hello Carlos,
which is the cheapesst way to do teh Trip in transiberian train? On which website did you book your ticket?
Could you say how much you are going to pay for your train tickets? What about your return journey? i.e what are your doing after Beijing?


Cheers,
Nit

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 3:19 pm by from Marseille, France (Permalink)
The absolute cheapest way is still to get your tickets directly at the train station or to book online on the russian railway website: rdz.ru . but it´s only in russian so you need to get help from a native speaker for timetables. that´s what I basicly did. It can be stressful but so much more adventure! or read this website it's very helpful: http://www.seat61.com/Trans-Siberian.htm
total fare for one way Moscow-Vladivostoc: more or less 650$
I did it last month... I wish I was still there!

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 3:22 pm by from Marseille, France (Permalink)
sorry it's www.rzd.ru

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 3:44 pm from Stockholm, Sweden
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Posted April 18th, 2013 - 4:05 pm by from Marseille, France (Permalink)
no visa? lucky you! I had only 30 days so I spent them in St petersburg (defenetly worth going!) Moscow (worth it too) Suzdal (loves it! small quiet town with beautiful monastaries) Irkutzk (not so much for me but good place to roam from espacialy to lake baikal and Olkhon island, if you have time, go there and stay there!) then to Vladivostoc because I ran out of time directly to the ferry. Ferry to Corea leaves on wenesdays only and about 250$. I wanted to go to Japan directly but that week it did not go (repair time) so I stayed in Corea...20 days ;).
-1 night from st peters to moscow
-3 days 3 nights from Moscow to Irkutzk
- same from Irkutzk to Vlad
I bought my tickets along the way.
-cities are not so small and credit card perfectly fine

ridiing the transiberian is easy and safe compared to what I heard before going and I recomand platzcart for a more real life experience.

when do you go?

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 9:01 am from Stockholm, Sweden
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