This is the most popular guide to the world’s longest rail journey across Russia to Mongolia, China and Japan. Includes everything the traveller needs: planning your trip; what to take; getting to Russia from Europe, North America and Australasia; Km-by-km route guides covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian, Trans-Mongolian and Siberian BAM railways with 40 strip maps in English, Russian and Chinese; City guides and maps the best sights, places to stay and restaurants for all budgets: Moscow, St Petersburg, Ulaan Baatar, Beijing and 25 towns in Siberia. With 76 maps plus timetables, fares, Russian & Chinese phrases.
About the Author
Originally written by Bryn Thomas, Trailblazer's founder, this 8th edition was updated by Anna Kaminski, a Russian-UK national who also works for Rough Guides.
'Definitive guide' - Conde Nast Traveler (USA)
'Tells you everything you need to know' Cosmopolitan (UK)
'An invaluable guidebook' - The Financial Times (UK)
The Trans-Siberian Handbook ...is a must' - The Sunday Times (UK)
'An invaluable travelling companion' - Traveller (UK)
First edition shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel and Guide Book Awards (UK)
The best specialist guidebook is the Trans-Siberian Handbook’ the Independent (UK)