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Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul)

Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul) - Sundowners Overland
Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul) - Sundowners Overland
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Starts
Beijing
Destinations
+21
Ends
Istanbul
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Highlights

Start in Beijing and end in Istanbul! With the discovery tour Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul), you have a 41 day tour package taking you from Beijing to Istanbul and through Beijing, China and 22 other destinations. Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul) is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
15

1 Review

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    Written on August 3, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    It was the experience of a lifetime- following the route of the Silk Road and experiencing the variety of landscapes and contemplating the difficulties of early travellers. - Wayne and Gail V

Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1. Arrive Beijing
  • Day 2. Beijing and on to Xian
  • Day 3. Arrive, Xian
  • Days 4-5. Xian to Dunhuang
  • Day 6. To Liuyuan and onto Turpan
  • Day 7. Turpan
  • Days 8-9. Turpan to Kashgar
  • Day 10. Kashgar
  • Day 11. Over the Irkeshtam Pass to Sary Tash
  • Day 12. Sary Tash to Osh
  • Day 13. Osh to the Fergana Valley
  • Day 14. Fergana and to Tashkent
  • Day 15. Tashkent and to Samarkand
  • Day 16. Samarkand
  • Days 17-19. Samarkand to Bukhara
  • Day 20. To Mary (via Merv)
  • Day 21. To Ashgabat
  • Day 22. Ashgabat to Mashhad
  • Day 23. Mashhad and to Isfahan
  • Days 24-25. Isfahan
  • Day 26. Isfahan and to Tehran
  • Day 27.Tehran and to Tabriz
  • Day 28. Arrive Tabriz
  • Day 29. Tabriz and to Goris
  • Days 30-32. Goris and to Yerevan
  • Day 33. Yerevan to Dilijan
  • Day 34. Dilijan and to Tbilisi
  • Day 35. Tbilisi
  • Day 36. Tbilisi to Gudauri
  • Day 37. Borjomi via Gori
  • Day 38. Vardzia and to Kars
  • Day 39-40. To Istanbul via Ankara
  • Day 41. Depart Istanbul – Journey Concludes

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  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • September 1, 2016

    Do you have any age restrictions?

    These journeys are suitable for almost everybody and age is rarely a factor. A willingness to be involved, a positive and flexible approach to travel and an understanding of the particular demands of your chosen journey will ensure your enjoyment on one of the most satisfying and rewarding travel experiences of your life.

    A minimum age of 18 applies to our Fully Escorted Tours.

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      TourRadar was very prompt and helpful in providing the information that we requested. We were very pleased with their service and decided straight away to make the booking.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

    ¥
    Yuan Renminbi
    China
    лв
    Som
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    ман
    Manat
    Turkmenistan
    Rial
    Iran
    ֏
    Dram
    Armenia
    Lari
    Georgia
    Lira
    Turkey

    Plugs & Adapters

    China and TurkmenistanChinaChina and UzbekistanKyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia 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.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for China and Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Georgia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia and Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia and Georgia. 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, Kyrgyzstan and Iran. 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.

    Policies

    Location
    Beijing is the starting point and Istanbul is the endpoint.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Sundowners Overland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 January 2018 the full payment of $9,906 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $9906 for Grand Asian Caravan (from Beijing to Istanbul), but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sundowners Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Sundowners Overland tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 9,630 km.
    • Beijing (China)
    • 912 km
    • Xian (China)
    • 1,826 km
    • Turpan (China)
    • 1,181 km
    • Kashgar (China)
    • 294 km
    • Osh (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 88 km
    • Fergana (Uzbekistan)
    • 238 km
    • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
    • 264 km
    • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
    • 215 km
    • Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
    • 329 km
    • Mary (Turkmenistan)
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