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The Ruski Huski

  • 19Day(s)
  • Trip Code: VTRHSB

Go for a 'full on' adventure on this traditional winter Trans Siberian/Mongolian Experience. This is a boots 'n' all trip for the hardiest of travellers, jump on the back of your sled and get mushing! Think snow, big furry Russian hats, temperatures well below zero, oh and probably some vodka too! The Ruski Huski is a special winter itinerary that offers you the chance to go dog sledding if you are brave enough! We've also included some winter activities to keep you warm; try your hand at Mongolian cooking and experience a Russian sauna. Mush!

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Day 1& -& Arrive St. Petersburg

Let the journey begin!

Day 2& -& Explore the unimaginable treasure trove of sights St. Petersburg has to offer before boarding our overnight train to Moscow.

Day 3& -& Hello Moscow! Visit Moscow's iconic Red Square and see St. Basil's Cathedral lit up like a fairytale in the snow.

Day 4& -& Visit Moscow's infamous GUM Department Store it is architecturally stunning! Early afternoon we board our train to Siberia.

Days 5-7& -& Trans Siberian Railway

meet your room mates, swap some stories and have a picnic in your warm and cosy compartment.

Day 8& -& Early morning arrival into Irkutsk and a short onward journey to Lake Baikal

Fancy going for a hovercraft ride over the ice?

Day 9& -& Lake Baikal

Do you want to say hello to the huskies? Your Honcho can& help you arrange some dog sledding.

Day 10& -& Return to Irkutsk and early evening train to Ulaanbataar.

Day 11& -& Trans Mongolian Railway. Watch out for camels on the journey.&

Day 12&

Early morning arrival into Ulaanbataar - Explore Mongolia's fascinating capital.

Day 13& -& To& Terelj National Park& and ger camp

Hang out with some nomads and go tobogganing in the snow!

Day 14 -& A magical morning awaits, why not enjoy a horse ride through the snow covered landscape?

Day 15

Enjoy a final morning in the wilderness before returning to Ulaanbaatar.

Day 16& -& Morning departure to Beijing on the Trans Mongolian Railway.

Day 17& -& Arrive in Beijing in the early afternoon and start exploring.

Day 18& -& Beijing

Get lost in hutongs, take in the smells and sounds of traditional Beijing.

Day 19& -& Beijing

Your journey concludes.

Your honcho can organise these snowy winter activities and more…

Skijoring - Sounds crazy, maybe it is, or maybe it will be the highlight of your trip. It's simple, just snap on a couple of skis, harness yourself to a few speedy dogs and yell out Davai! (Russian for “go”). Then hold on for your life as you carve across snowy Siberian fields at speeds very few have ever experienced. Sure beats a day at the office!

Ice skating, snowboarding, skiing & snowmobiling!

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  • TRIP NAME: THE RUSKI HUSKI
  • DURATION: 19 DAYS
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  • TRIP CODE: VTRHSB
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  • China, Mongolia, Russia

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  • Trip Style: Small Group Adventures , 18-35s
  • Comfort Level: Standard

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