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Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts - Dragoman Overland
54 days

Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts

From Ashgabat to Ulaanbaatar
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Dragoman Overland
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US $6,810 / person
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Start in Ashgabat and end in Ulaanbaatar! With the overland truck tour Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts, you have a 54 day tour package taking you through Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and 30 other destinations in Asia. Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals and more.
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  1. Day 1: Ashgabat
  2. Day 2: Darvaza
  3. Day 3: Kunye Urgench
  4. Days 4 to 5: Khiva
  5. Day 6: Bukhara
  6. Days 7 to 8: Bukhara
  7. Day 9: Nurata
  8. Day 10: Samarkand
  9. Days 11 to 12: Samarkand
  10. Day 13: Tashkent
  11. Day 14: Tashkent
  12. Day 15: Tashkent
  13. Day 16: Fergana Valley-Fergana City
  14. Day 17: Arslanbob
  15. Days 18 to 20: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  16. Days 21 to 22: Song Köl Lake
  17. Day 23: Kochkor
  18. Days 24 to 25: Jeti Oguz Valley
  19. Day 26: Karakol
  20. Days 27 to 28: Chong Kemin Valley-Cholpon Ata
  21. Day 29: Bishkek
  22. Day 30: Bishkek
  23. Day 31: Tash Rabat
  24. Day 32: Kashgar
  25. Days 33 to 34: Kashgar
  26. Days 35 to 36: Aksu-Bayanbulak
  27. Day 37: Turpan
  28. Day 38
  29. Day 39: Hovdiin Bulgan
  30. Days 40 to 42: Altai Tavn Bogd National Park
  31. Day 43: Ulgii
  32. Day 44: Tsambagarav National Park
  33. Day 45: Tsenkher Caves
  34. Days 46 to 47
  35. Days 48 to 49: Khongor Sand Dunes-Gobi Desert
  36. Day 50: Bayanzag
  37. Day 51: Yolyn Am
  38. Day 52: Baga Gazryn Chuluu
  39. Day 53: Ulaanbaatar
  40. Day 54: Ulaanbaatar
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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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

54 days
Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts
From Ashgabat to Ulaanbaatar
No credit card fees
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  • April 2020
  • April 2021
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Good to Know

  • About the countries


    Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan
    Yuan Renminbi

    Plugs & Adapters

    Turkmenistan and ChinaTurkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and MongoliaUzbekistan and ChinaChina


    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.


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