LP - TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY 6
The Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway travel guide features expanded coverage of Mongolia and China, to help make the most of the Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian routes. It also includes coverage of a new route that has opened up between St Petersburg and Lake Baikal.
Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway travel guide
The Trans-Siberian Railway is one of the world's most famous journeys - and it's every bit as epic as they say. Chug from the onion domes of Red Square to Vladivostok (Yul Brynner's home town), taking in Dostoevsky's stomping ground, collecting horse sweat at the Naadam races or marvelling at the big empty of the Barguzin Valley.
This guide covers: Moscow, St Petersburg, Moscow to Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg to Krasnoyarsk, Lake Baikal: Krasnoyarsk to Ulan-Ude, Ulan-Ude to Vladivostok, Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM), Trans-Mongolian Line, Trans-Manchurian Line, Beijing, Understand and Survival chapters.
- 8 authors, 7 time zones, 15,000+ km of railway track, Countless breathtaking vista
- New trip-planning chapters
- 65 maps of cities, regions and transport
- Russian, Mandarin and Mongolian language guides
- Best accommodation - slick or thrifty
- Insider advice on the best dining carriages
Lonely Planet Travel guide Anthony Haywood, Leonid Ragozin, Michael Kohn, Tom Masters, Marc Di Duca, Mara Vorhees, Marc Bennetts, Greg Bloom. Apr 2012
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