Trans-Mongolian Express: Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

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The train ride from Irkutsk in Siberia, Russia to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia offered the most beautiful scenery. So I will already warn you that this is an image-heavy post filled with photos of the breathtaking landscape of Russia and Mongolia. We were lucky to be traveling when the colors were beginning to change, so we could see the gorgeous foliage.

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Trans-Siberian Express: Moscow to Irkutsk

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Yaroslavski Train Station in Moscow

At 23:55 Tuesday night, our train was set to depart – next stop Irkutsk in Siberia!

The train ride from Moscow to Irkutsk was the longest leg of our train trip, leaving Tuesday evening and arriving Saturday morning. We were sure to pack plenty of snacks, download a lot of books for our Kindles, and bring the tripod for our camera to take plenty of photos of the Russian countryside.

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