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
• Beijing Opera
• 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 7 meals
• 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.
Comfortable, centrally located hotel with private bath in Beijing. Travel in 4-berth sleepers with shared toilet facilities on the Trans-Mongolian train.
Individual walks up to 2 hours.
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace
Great Wall, Ming Tombs and Beijing Opera