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Trans-Mongolian Adventure

16 Tage, Moscow nach Beijing



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

16
Tage

Startpunkt

Moscow
Russland

Endpunkt

Beijing
China

Tour Style

Rail

Komfort-Level

Basic

Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Mongolei Russland China

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Die Tour

Reise mit dem Zug durch die Steppe, schlemme Fisch am Baikalsee, bewundere den Roten Platz und chinesische Tempel, verbringe eine Nacht in einer mongolischen Jurte, schlendere durch die Hutongs von Beijing.



  • G Adventures Abenteuerreisen


    Trans-Mongolian Adventure in wenigen Worten

    Diese Überlandreise von Russland nach China ist mehr als episch: In Moskau geht es los, bevor du mit der Transsibirischen Eisenbahn die Steppe durchquerst. Erlebe die farbenfrohe, abgelegene mongolische Kultur und übernachte in einem traditionellen Jurtezelt, bevor du weiterreist zu den Palästen Beijings. Dein sachkundiger CEO wird dich begleiten und sich um die Details kümmern, sodass du eine der großartigsten Zugfahrten der Welt voll genießen kannst. Egal ob im Zug oder außerhalb, diese 16 Tage wirst du dein Leben lang in Erinnerung behalten.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Fahrten mit der Transsibirischen und Transmongolischen Eisenbahn
    • Führung in Irkutsk
    • Übernachtung bei einer Gastfamilie (Listwjanka)
    • Übernachtung in einer traditionellen Jurte (Terelj Nationalpark)
    • Ausflug und Eintritt zur Großen Mauer (Beijing)
    • Empfehlungen für lokale Mahlzeiten sowie Unterstützung mit der Sprache und Grenzübertritten während des gesamten Trips
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Trans-Mongolian Adventure

    Tag 1 Moskau

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

    Tag 2 Moskau

    Zeit zur freien Verfügung, um die zahlreichen Museen und Galerien, den Kreml und Lenins Mausoleum zu besuchen. Steige spät abends in den Zug für deine erste Nacht auf Schienen.

    Tage 3-6 Transsibirische Eisenbahn/Irkutsk

    Reise auf einer der bekanntesten Bahnstrecken der Welt. Du reist 72 Stunden durch das Uralgebirge und durch die Wildnis der sibirischen Taiga-Wälder. Lache und trinke mit deinen russischen und ausländischen Mitreisenden. Ankunft Abends am Tag 6.

    Tag 7 Listwjanka/Baikalsee (1A)

    Du übernachtest bei einer Gastfamilie im Dorf von Listwjanka am Ufer des Baikalsees. Optional kannst du eine Banja (Russische Sauna) ausprobieren, einen Bootstrip auf dem Baikalsee machen oder ein erfrischendes Bad im See nehmen. Genieße unglaubliche lokale Gerichte, die von deinem Gastgeber zubereitet wurden.

    Tage 8-9 Irkutsk/Transmongolische Eisenbahn (1F)

    Stadtführung durch Irkutsk. Dann geht es zwei Tage mit dem Nachtzug nach Ulaanbaatar. Grenzübertritt in die Mongolei. Siehe zu, wie sich die Landschaft langsam verändert und probiere unterwegs einheimisches Essen.

    Tage 10-12 Ulanbaataar/Jurten-Camp (2F,1M,1A)

    Erkunde die Hauptstadt der Mongolei und übernachte in einem traditionellen Jurten-Camp. Deine freie Zeit in dieser vielseitigen Hauptstadt kannst du nutzen, um die lokale Chinggis Brauerei zu besuchen, eine Kulturshow mit mongolischem Kehlgesang anzusehen oder im Gandan-Kloster einen Einblick in den Tibetischen Buddhismus zu bekommen. In den Steppen rund um die Stadt hast du Gelegenheit zum Wandern, Reiten oder traditionellen Bogenschießen.

    Tag 13 Transmongolische Eisenbahn (1F)

    Entspanne auf einer 36-stündigen Zugfahrt nach Beijing. Am Grenzübergang werden die Räder des Zuges auf die andere Spurweite gewechselt. Du kannst an Bord bleiben und dabei zusehen.

    Tage 14-15 Beijing

    Erkunde die aufregende Hauptstadt Chinas; Besuch und Wanderung auf dem Mutianyu-Abschnitt der Großen Mauer sind mit inbegriffen. Optional kannst du die Verbotene Stadt und den Platz des Himmlischen Friedens besichtigen.

    Tag 16 Beijing

    Abreise zu jeder Zeit möglich.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Fahrten mit der Transsibirischen und Transmongolischen Eisenbahn
    • Führung in Irkutsk
    • Übernachtung bei einer Gastfamilie (Listwjanka)
    • Übernachtung in einer traditionellen Jurte (Terelj Nationalpark)
    • Ausflug und Eintritt zur Großen Mauer (Beijing)
    • Empfehlungen für lokale Mahlzeiten sowie Unterstützung mit der Sprache und Grenzübertritten während des gesamten Trips
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Reise mit dem Zug durch die Steppe, schlemme Fisch am Baikalsee, bewundere den Roten Platz und chinesische Tempel, verbringe eine Nacht in einer mongolischen Jurte, schlendere durch die Hutongs von Beijing.

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    1. LETTER OF INVITATION You will require a Letter of Invitation for Russia in order to get your Russian visa. You must complete the visa information form which will be automatically sent to you or your travel agent via email upon time of booking. 2. BOOK THEATRE TICKETS IN ADVANCE To avoid disappointment we recommend that you book any theatre performances that you wish to attend in Moscow in advance. Please consider carefully which performances you are going to want attend and make sure that the dates correspond to your trip. Here are some useful internet sites to check for what will be on (ballet, opera, exhibitions, etc) in Moscow when you are there. In particular we recommend you see what's playing at the Bolshoi, as it may be difficult to get tickets when you are there. The most useful sites to check in English are www.bolshoi.ru and www.ticketsofrussia.com. 3. MONEY Due to the restrictions on changing money in Russia, Mongolia and China, only notes/bills printed after 1996 and in good condition will be accepted for exchange. Usually 50 and 100 USD/EUR notes get better exchange rate. 4. TRAIN TRAVEL Due to Russian railroad schedule and ticket availability, departure from Moscow to Irkutsk on Day 4 will vary: either by afternoon train or by night train. 5. IMMIGRATION CARD On arrival in Russia you will receive a double immigration card, you must fill out both parts and one is taken away upon entry, the other must remain with your passport at all times and you must have it when you are leaving Russia to hand to the relevant authorities.

    Chief Experience Officers?

    All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting - we think it's the best of both worlds.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 16, im Schnitt 12.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    4x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 2x Abendessen.

    Verpflegung

    Eating is a big part of traveling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. The above information applies to G Adventures group trips. For Independent trips please check the itinerary for details of meals included. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 380-450 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Zug, privater Bus, Taxi, U-Bahn.

    Transport

    All long distance trains are 2nd Class Kupe Soft sleepers: 4 berth compartments that have lockable doors. Bed linen is provided on all trains. There is enough space for medium size luggage under bottom bunks and in overhead shelf up top. Each carriage has two toilets and one hot water boiler. Each carriage is accompanied by two train attendants. All trains, apart from the train Irkutsk – UB, have dining cars.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

    Unterkunft

    Einfache Pensionen/Hotels (6 Nächte), Gastfamilie (1 Nacht), Nachtzug (7 Nächte), Mongolische Jurte (1 Nacht).

    Über Unterkünfte

    A variety of styles of hotels/guest houses are used on this trip. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home as service and efficiency can vary. In some areas we stay in simple local guest houses in stunning locations - rooms are small and simple and there may only be shared toilet facilities and showers.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Operator (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  If your call is specifically concerning Airport Transfer complications please call our local G Adventures Transfer provider directly at: Svetlana: +7 921 936 98 58 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Asia Manager: Julie Fitzgerald G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand During Office hours (Weekdays, 9am-5pm Local Time) From outside Thailand: +66 2 381 5574 From within Thailand: 02 381 5574 After hours emergency number From outside Thailand: +66 87 049 6074 From within Thailand: 087 049 6074 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Was packe ich ein?

    You will be on the move a good deal, so pack as lightly as possible (try to stay under 10kg / 22lb). It is in your own interest as you are expected to carry your own luggage. Please, note that we use public transport on this trip - the walking distance is never too far, but there will be up and down stairs in train stations, getting on and off metros, cobblestoned streets, etc and having a backpack makes travelling easier. We don't recommend bringing suitcases. It is important that your bag can be locked. You will also need an overnight pack for the Terelj ger stay (Ger camp in Mongolia). This should be big enough to carry a spare set of clothes and basic necessities (approx. 30 litre/8 gallons capacity). Ideally, this bag will be packed for the long train journeys as well so you won't need to get in and out of your big luggage during those trips.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    -Documents -Passport -Insurance info -Flight info -Cash, credit and debit cards -Cash in USD -Vouchers and pre-departure information -Required visas or vaccination certificates Weather-appropriate clothing Light clothing Raincoat or umbrella Warm clothing Jacket Fleece top/sweater Warm layers Hat Gloves Comfortable clothes for the train Comfortable walking shoes Sleeping bag liner/sleep sheet Locks for your bag Sunblock/Sun hat Sunglasses Lightweight travel towel for the train First aid kit Alarm clock Travel cutlery and plastic mug for the train journeys -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Flashlight/Torch -Outlet adapter -Insect Repellent -Moneybelt -Antibacterial wipes/gel -Reusable water bottle -Phrase books

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Laundry facilities are offered by some of our hotels for a charge. There will be times when you may want to or have to do your own laundry so we suggest you bring non-polluting/biodegradable soap.

    Visa

    It is your responsibility to arrange visas before you travel. Your travel agent can assist. RUSSIA Almost all nationalities require a visa to visit Russia. Exceptions: Holders of Israeli and Thai passport and citizens of most former Soviet Republics. The Russian government often changes visa rules so we recommend you double check all info with the Russian embassy in your home country. Single entry tourist visas provide a maximum 29-day (30 nights) stay in Russia. Please, remember that it is impossible to extend tourist visa within the country. If you are planning to travel in Russia before the trip starts and total time in the country is more than 29 days, you will have to arrange business visa (there are no double entry Russian visas). In this case, please, contact the nearest Russian embassy or consulate for details. To obtain a Russian visa everyone is required to get a Letter Of Invitation (LOI) from one of the companies in Russia who has a tourist license. G Adventures passengers can obtain this letter through our visa support agent in Russia by completing our online visa application. The LOI support link will be sent to you or your travel agent at the time you make a booking and will be sent to the email address given to our sales department. The LOI will be sent to the same address once complete. We recommend you contact the nearest Russian embassy or consulate before filling out the form, as document requirements might vary from country to country. Please be aware that many Russian embassies throughout the world issue visas only to citizens or official residents of the country where the embassy is located. To submit the online form, you must read the instructions carefully and fill out all the details. The group spends Days 1- 9 of the trip in the territory of Russia. We recommend to add at least one extra day at the start and one extra day at the end. You you are arriving early, put your arrival day in the application and amend the number of days in country accordingly. First Name: should include your First and Middle (and Third, if applicable) names - as per your passport. Russian embassies have a right to a deny visa if the information in passport is different from information you provided for the LOI. Arrival date: We recommend to enter the arrival date 1-2 days before your actual arrival to Russia. Departure date: The group departs Russia on Day 9 of the trip. We also recommend to put departure date 1-2 days later than your actual departure. Your Russian visa LOI will be emailed to you or your travel agent directly within 5 working days upon submission of your online application. If you haven't received an email with your Russian LOI within 5 working days after the submission - check your SPAM folder. Emails sent from .ru server are sometimes automatically directed into SPAM. Once you have received your LOI you can apply for your Russian visa by going to the closest Russian embassy or by using a visa service recommended by your travel agent. We advise to wait to apply for your visa until 6 weeks prior to your trip departing to ensure everything is finalized with your trip before moving forward with a visa. Take the LOI to the embassy along with your passport, three passport photos, the filled-in visa application form, a copy of your trip voucher and proof of onward travel from Russia and they will issue the visa. Please contact the embassy you are applying at and check what documents they require. It can take up to 15 working days for the embassy to issue your visa. Fees vary with each nationality but the cost for a 30-day single entry tourist visa can range from $45-$170USD depending on nationality and processing time. Most countries have a Russian embassy or consulate. For more information, please consult the following websites for a few of the most commonly requested embassies: www.russialink.org.uk/embassy/ www.russianembassy.org/ www.sydneyrussianconsulate.com Helpful Hints for completing your application: *Please wait until you receive your LOI before completing your application as information must match in order for you to receive your visa from the embassy. *Please ensure the entry and exit dates on the LOI match the dates that you will be in Russia as these will be the dates that your visa is issued for. *Please note that Letter Of Invitation may state hotels or cities that are different from your tour. These hotels may not be the exact hotels that you will be staying at during your trip. It is critical however, that when you complete your Russian visa application that you copy the hotels that are on your visa support letter rather than those that are on your G Adventures voucher or dossier. *Answers to questions on the visa application: 1. The type/purpose of visa: Tourism 2. Company or organization in Russia to be visited: Karelia Plus 3. Name of Russian Travel Agency: Karelia Plus 4. Reference number of Russian tour agency: This is in the top right corner of your LOI 5. Route of Journey: Copy the dates and cities that appear below your name on the left side of your LOI (Moscow) 6. Confirmation voucher/Invitation number: This usually starts with SPC MONGOLIA Most nationalities require a visa to Mongolia. Exceptions: Holders of US, Filipino, Thai, UK, Israeli and German passports. For more exceptions or to verify the exceptions listed here, please, contact the nearest Mongolian embassy. Some nationalities might require Letter of Invitation. In this case G Adventures will be able to provide one through our local supplier. When filling out the visa application form please list "Monkhutuch Trade & Travel, Bayanzurkh Duureg, 13-r Horoolol 12-179, Ulaanbaatar, tel: 976 1199199291" as the hosting company or individual in Mongolia. Groups enter Mongolia on Day 9 of the trip and depart on Day 13, travelling by rail. CHINA All nationalities require a visa. When filling out the visa application form list the trip's finishing Point Hotel in Beijing as the "company or person to visit in China". We enter China on the Day 13 of the trip, travelling by rail. Exit date will vary depending on how long you are planning to spend in China after trip is finished. We recommend to put departure date 1-2 days later your actual departure from China.

    Are you that kind of guy/girl? Zusätzliche Trip-Infos

    You will require a Letter of Invitation for Russia in order to get your Russian visa. You must complete the visa information form which will be automatically sent to you or your travel agent via email upon time of booking.

    Weitere Ausgaben

    Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.

    Geld wechseln

    China : USD1 = approx 6.7 Yuan. Mongolia: USD1 = approx. 1400 Tugriks. Russia: USD1 = approx 30 Roubles. You will find that USD and EUR are the easiest to exchange in all three countries (AUD and CAD can be exchanged also, mostly in big cities). IMPORTANT: Due to bank restrictions, you will not be able to exchange banknotes printed earlier than 1996; and also notes with stamps or marks on them. The easiest and quickest way is to change USD or EUR cash but please, remember about the security risk of carrying large sums of money. In any case some money should be taken as cash in case of emergencies. There are lots of ATMs in every big city on the way: in all of them you can withdraw local currency. Major credit cards are accepted in the shops and restaurants almost everywhere in Mongolia and Russia. Some banks in Beijing, Irkutsk and Moscow (but not Ulaanbataar) will allow cash advances against a credit card but these are subject to steep service charges and interest rates and should only be used in an emergency.

    Departure Tax

    All departure taxes should be included in your international flight ticket.

    Trinkgeld

    Tipping is never a compulsory, but always a sign of appreciation. If you are happy with the guide or driver service, you can tip them (about 2-5 USD p/p, depending on how much guide/driver spent with the group). Before tipping in restaurants, check your bill and menu - many dining facilities in Russia include 10% service charge in the bill. There is no restaurant tipping culture in Mongolia and China. if you felt your G Adventures CEO did an outstanding job, tipping is appreciated. The amount is entirely a personal preference, however as a guideline, $20-25 USD per person per week can be used.

    Weitere mögliche Aktivitäten vor Ort

    We suggest you bring along USD 250 for additional sightseeing. Moscow: Kremlin - USD26 River Cruise- USD11 Pushkin Fine Arts Museum- USD8 Tretyakov Gallery- USD8 St Basils Cathedral- USD5 Bolshoi Theatre- various USD50 - USD250 Irkutsk/Listvyanka: Regional Museum- USD4 Russian Banya - USD5 Boat Trip - USD60 p/boat p/hr Ulaanbaatar: Horse riding at ger camp - USD5 p/hr Gandan Monastery- USD3 Bogd Khaan Palace- USD3 Statue of Chingis Khan- USD8 Beijing: Temple of Heaven- USD5 Summer Palace- USD5 Forbidden City- USD8 Entrance to the Great Wall - USD7 All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators. Prices include entrance fees only, and exclude transportation to the sights.

    Gesundheit

    Please note inoculations may be required for the countries visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements. Please be aware that we are in remote areas and away from medical facilities for some time during this trip, and for legal reasons our leaders are prohibited from administering any type of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc.

    Allgemeine Sicherheitstipps

    Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/

    Sicherheit auf dieser Tour

    We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.

    Medizinsche Infos

    Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.

    No Drugs & respect locals

    Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

    Reiseversicherung

    Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

    Planeterra-The G Adventures Foundation

    Through our commitment to responsible tourism we have developed the Planeterra Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities around the world through support of international charities, local organizations and community projects in the places that we visit on our tours. G Adventures matches all individual donations and pays all administration costs, which means that 100% of each donation is doubled and goes directly to support our projects. For more information about Planeterra and the projects we support, or to make a donation, please visit www.planeterra.org Planeterra Dollar-A-Day Program Our Dollar-A-Day Program provides travellers with the opportunity to help us give back to the people and places visited on our tours by donating one dollar per day for the duration of their tour. 100% of these proceeds will go directly to support our Planeterra projects. To participate in this program please indicate at the time of booking that you would like to participate in G Adventures’ Dollar-A-Day program, either by clicking the check box online, or by advising your G Adventures specialist or travel agent. (Note: Donation will be charged in the currency of your booking)

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    When packing, be aware of local dress standards. Russia will definitely display the full spectrum from high fashion to extremely conservative. As a visitor, it's always best to dress conservatively, especially travelling into the more remote regions, as some areas are more religious/modest than others. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and practical. As a general guideline shoulders and knees should be covered when visiting religious sites - shorts, singlets and tank tops are not suitable. For the train journeys, comfortable "lounging" clothes is recommended with slip-on sandals and light layers to pile on and take off as temperature on the train fluctuates.

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  • Warum G Adventures?



    Warum Abenteuerreisen?

    Erlebnis- und Abenteuerreisen sind mehr als nur ein Urlaub. Sie sind eine Chance, deine Welt besser kennenzulernen, indem du den Menschen, Orten und Dingen, die sie so besonders machen, wirklich nahekommst ohne auf die Flexibilität einer selbst organisierten Reise zu verzichten. Dies ist dein Planet. Komm und lerne ihn kennen!

    Warum Kleingruppen?

    In einer kleinen Gruppe kann man die Welt besser entdecken als alleine oder bei einer großen Busreise. Kleingruppen bieten Sicherheit, Zugänglichkeit, Kameradschaft und eine stärkere Verbundenheit mit deinem Reiseziel als bei jeder anderen Art des Reisens.

    Warum G Adventures?

    G Adventures ist seit über 20 Jahren Experte für Abententeuersreisen in kleinen Gruppen. Das haben sie geschafft, indem sie den Reisenden zuhören und ihnen genau das bieten, was sie suchen: großartige Reisen an großartigen Orten mit großartigen Menschen zu leistbaren Preisen.



    G Adventures Gründer Bruce Poon Tip

    G Adventures meets Vamadu

    G Adventures wurde bereits 1990 von Bruce Poon Tip gegründet. Als Backpacker mit Herz & Seele, waren sein einziges Startkapital zwei Kreditkarten und das brennende Verlangen, eine authentische, nachhaltige Reiseerfahrung anzubieten, wie die Welt sie noch nicht gesehen hatte. Indem er abenteuerlustigen Individualreisenden eine Alternative zu den üblichen Touristenhotels, Kreuzfahrten und Busreisen anbot, veränderte er nicht nur die Art, wie Menschen ihren Urlaub betrachten, sondern auch das Angesicht des Reisens für immer. Das einzige, was sich in den letzten 25 Jahren nicht verändert hat, ist der tief verwurzelte Glaube an deren Grundwerte, die das Leben und G Adventure bis heute bestimmen.


    Wir Vamadu-Gründer möchten genau diese Art von nachhaltigem, unabhängigem Tourismus für Individualreisende & Backpacker fördern und freuen uns, dass G Adventures somit selbst Teil der Vamadu Story wird!