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Central Asian Explorer (Xi'an to Istanbul) - Dragoman Overland
89 days

Central Asian Explorer (Xi'an to Istanbul)

From Xian to Istanbul
Tour Operator:
Dragoman Overland
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
133859
From
US $11,000
+ $2,950 Kitty
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Itinerary

Start in Xian and end in Istanbul! With the adventure tour Central Asian Explorer (Xi'an to Istanbul), you have a 89 day tour package taking you through Xian, China and 54 other destinations. Central Asian Explorer (Xi'an to Istanbul) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Day 1: Xi'an
  2. Day 2: Xi'an
  3. Days 3 to 4: Pingliang
  4. Days 5 to 7: Xiahe
  5. Day 8: Liujiaxia-Bingling Si
  6. Day 9: Zhangye
  7. Day 10: Zhangye-Jiayuguan
  8. Days 11 to 12: Dunhuang
  9. Days 13 to 14: Turpan
  10. Days 15 to 16: Heavenly Lake-Urumqi
  11. Days 17 to 18: Bayanbulak-Aksu
  12. Days 19 to 21: Kashgar
  13. Day 22: Kashgar
  14. Days 23 to 24: Tash Rabat
  15. Day 25: Kochkor
  16. Day 26: Bishkek
  17. Day 27: Bishkek
  18. Days 28 to 29: Ala Archa-Chong Kemin Valley
  19. Day 30: Karakol-Cholpon Ata
  20. Days 31 to 32: Jeti Oguz Valley
  21. Day 33: Kochkor
  22. Days 34 to 35: Song Köl Lake
  23. Days 36 to 38: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  24. Day 39: Arslanbob
  25. Day 40: Fergana Valley-Fergana City
  26. Day 41: Tashkent
  27. Day 42: Tashkent
  28. Day 43: Samarkand
  29. Days 44 to 45: Samarkand
  30. Day 46: Nurata
  31. Day 47: Bukhara
  32. Days 48 to 49: Bukhara
  33. Days 50 to 51: Khiva
  34. Day 52: Kunye Urgench
  35. Day 53: Darvaza
  36. Day 54: Ashgabat
  37. Day 55: Ashgabat
  38. Day 56: Ashgabat
  39. Day 57: Ashgabat
  40. Day 58: Turkmenbashi
  41. Day 59: Caspian Sea
  42. Days 60 to 61: Baku
  43. Day 62: Baku
  44. Day 63: Baku
  45. Day 64: Baku
  46. Day 65: Lahij Village-Gobustan
  47. Day 66: Sheki
  48. Day 67: Lagodekhi
  49. Day 68: Telavi
  50. Day 69: Telavi
  51. Day 70: Stepantsminda
  52. Day 71: Mtskheta
  53. Day 72: Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park-Vardzia
  54. Day 73: Armenian Highlands
  55. Days 74 to 75: Yerevan
  56. Day 76: Lake Sevan
  57. Day 77: Tbilisi
  58. Day 78: Tbilisi
  59. Day 79: Tbilisi
  60. Day 80: Kutaisi
  61. Day 81: Batumi
  62. Day 82: Sumela
  63. Day 83: Zara
  64. Days 84 to 85: Göreme
  65. Day 86: Egirdir
  66. Days 87 to 88: Olympos
  67. Day 89: Pamukkale
  68. Days 90 to 91: Selcuk
  69. Day 92: Gallipoli Peninsula
  70. Day 93: Istanbul
  71. Day 94: Istanbul
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Camping

Reviews About This Operator

  • KennethBrownell
    September 25, 2019
    We had an fantastic trip with Dragoman on the Silk Road in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Jan and Tanya were excellent tour guides and drivers. The group was diverse and enjoyable to be with. Travelling in the truck was unique. I highly recommend the tour.
  • coraldonaldson
    October 12, 2018
    great way to see places that have minimal local transport, with transportation to sights with no hassel
  • Robert
    July 23, 2018
    It was really, really good. Amazing sites/sights and a very proffesional team from Dragoman

Dates & Availability

89 days
Central Asian Explorer (Xi'an to Istanbul)
From Xian to Istanbul
No credit card fees
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  • Upcoming departures
  • April 2020
  • June 2020
  • July 2020
  • August 2020
  • April 2021
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  • August 2021
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    ¥
    Yuan Renminbi
    China
    TJS
    Somoni
    Tajikistan
    лв
    Som
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    ман
    Manat
    Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan
    Lari
    Georgia
    ֏
    Dram
    Armenia
    Lira
    Turkey

    Plugs & Adapters

    China and TurkmenistanChinaChina, Tajikistan and UzbekistanTajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey

    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.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for China and Tajikistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia. 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 and Tajikistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 19 April 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 April 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Dragoman Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Dragoman Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for Dragoman Overland tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Cancellation Policy

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