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Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Before hitting the rails, tour through history in Moscow's Kremlin, make a train compartment home away from home, and stretch your legs at journey's end by biking Beijing's twisting alleys; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of this famous rail journey and begin your adventure now!
Inside Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway Travel Guide:
- Colour maps and images throughout
- Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
- Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
- Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
- Honest reviews for all budget - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, theatre, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine
- Over 40 local maps
- Useful features - including Arranging Your Visas, Buying Tickets, and Life on Rails
- Coverage of Moscow, St Petersburg, Moscow to Yekaterinburg, Lake Baikal: Krasnoyarsk to Ulan-Ude, Ulan-Ude to Vladivostok, Baikal-Amur Mainline, Trans-Mongolian Route, Trans-Manchurian Route, Beijing, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway, our most comprehensive guide to the famous rail journey, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
- Looking for a guide focused on a particular country or city along the route? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide, Mongolia guide, China guide, St Petersburg guide, Moscow guide, or Beijing guide for a comprehensive look at all that each of these destinations has to offer, Lonely Planet's Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions, or Lonely Planet's Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Haywood, Marc Bennetts, Greg Bloom, Marc Di Duca, Michael Kohn, Tom Masters, Leonid Ragozin, and Mara Vorhees.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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