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Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat

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Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat - Intrepid Travel
Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Beijing
+28 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Ashgabat
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Highlights

Start in Beijing and end in Ashgabat! With the discovery tour Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat, you have a 41 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 26 other destinations in Asia. Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train, Yurt
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Historical
  • Geneviève's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    Loved the tour! We had a great mix of outgoing people and had a fantastic experience in China. My first guide, William, was absolutely outstanding and he definitely made the trip for us. No food was included, but I guess it’s to give travellers more options... Read more

  • Georgia Campbell's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We were so fortunate to have Qin as our guide on this tour. She took us to so many places, that we would likely not have found on our own. I was particularly impressed by the fact she was able to order us the local delicacies of every place we visited - I... Read more

  • cheryl fraser's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Jerry was a great guide, very personable, clearly loves his country and showing off it's fantastic history. I, personally, could have used a bit more fun in the tour, perhaps some bumper cars, gokarting, etc. or even just going down the crazy slide that I... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Xi'an
  3. Day 3: Xi'an
  4. Day 4: Xi'an - Overnight Train
  5. Day 5: Zhangye
  6. Day 6: Zhangye - Danxia Geological Park
  7. Day 7: Jiayuguan
  8. Day 8: Jiayuguan - Dunhuang
  9. Day 9: Dunhuang
  10. Day 10: Turpan
  11. Day 11: Turpan
  12. Day 12: Overnight Train
  13. Day 13: Kashgar
  14. Day 14: Kashgar
  15. Day 15: China/Kyrgyzstan border - Torugart Pass - Naryn
  16. Day 16: Bishkek
  17. Day 17: Bishkek
  18. Day 18: Don Aryk - Issyk Kul - Kochkor
  19. Day 19: Son-Köl
  20. Day 20: Kyzyl-Oi
  21. Day 21: Suusamyr Valley - Chychkan - Kok-Bel
  22. Day 22: Osh
  23. Day 23: Osh
  24. Day 24: Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan border - Andijan - Tashkent
  25. Day 25: Tashkent
  26. Day 26: Samarkand
  27. Day 27: Samarkand
  28. Day 28: Samarkand - Shahrisabz - Bukhara
  29. Day 29: Bukhara
  30. Day 30: Gijduvan/Bukhara
  31. Day 31: Tashkent
  32. Day 32: Tashkent
  33. Day 33: Khiva
  34. Day 34: Khiva
  35. Day 35: Konye-Urgench - Darvaza
  36. Day 36: Yerbent - Ashgabat
  37. Day 37: Ashgabat
  38. Day 38: Mary
  39. Day 39: Merv - Mary
  40. Day 40: Ashgabat
  41. Day 41: Ashgabat

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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Location
Beijing is the starting point and Ashgabat is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 June 2019 the full payment of $8,492 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $8492 for Ultimate Silk Road: Beijing to Ashgabat, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 8,338 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 907 km
  • Xi'an (China)
  • 909 km
  • Zhangye (China)
  • 191 km
  • Jiayuguan (China)
  • 330 km
  • Dunhuang (China)
  • 413 km
  • Turpan (China)
  • 1,181 km
  • Kashgar (China)
  • 212 km
  • Naryn (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 199 km
  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 55 km
  • Don Aryk (Kyrgyzstan)
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