Synopses & Reviews
The only guidebook you'll need on this epic train journey. Ride the rails through Russia in a week, or take a month to explore Siberian outback towns, learn throat singing in the wild Tuva Republic or meet Mongolian nomads. This inspirational guide will help you to make the most of every moment during this trip of a lifetime.
Talk Like A Local - Russian, Mandarin and Mongolian language guides including helpful phrases and extended food glossaries.
Never Get Lost - with 65 maps of major cities and regions, train routes and coverage of the BAM for the truly adventurous.
Travel Smart - new trip-planning and itineraries chapters to help you devise your route.
Keep Good Company - our expert authors have been everywhere and done it all to help make your journey more rewarding and hassle-free.
Be In The Know - in-depth history, culture, environment and cuisine chapters will keep you informed (and entertained) en route.
'Lonely Planet for honesty, history, irreverence and budget.' --Esquire
Including maps covering routes as well as major cities, this guide provides all the details for enjoying an epic journey on this class rail route. It also has special sections to while away the long hours of travelling with features on the history and wildlife of the railway, and local literature.