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Highlights of the Silk Road Westbound - 56 Days

From Xian to Ashgabat
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Age range:
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Operated in:
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Tour id:
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Itinerary

Start in Xian and end in Ashgabat! With the overland truck tour Highlights of the Silk Road Westbound - 56 Days, you have a 56 day tour package taking you through Xian, China and 35 other destinations in Asia. Highlights of the Silk Road Westbound - 56 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Xi'an
    Start point Hotel, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi, China 18:00
  2. Day 2: The Terracotta Warriors
  3. Day 3-4: Pingliang & Mt Kongtong
  4. Day 5-7: Xiahe
  5. Day 8: Bingling Si Caves & Liujiaxia
  6. Day 9: Overland to Zhangye
  7. Day 10: Zhangye Rainbow Mountains
  8. Day 11-12: Jiayuguan Fort & Dunhuang
  9. Day 13-14: Turpan & the Jiaohe ruins
  10. Day 15-16: Urumqi & Heavenly Lake
  11. Day 17-18: Crossing the Taklamakan Desert
  12. Day 19-21: Kashgar
  13. Day 22: Shipton's Arch
  14. Day 23-24: Tash Rabat
  15. Day 25: Kochkor OR Naryn
  16. Day 26-27: Hospitable Bishkek
  17. Day 28-29: Chong Kemin Valley
  18. Day 30: Cholpon Ata & Karakol
  19. Day 31-32: Jeti Oguz
  20. Day 33: Kochkor
  21. Day 34-35: Song Kol Lake
  22. Day 36-38: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  23. Day 39: Arslanbob
  24. Day 40: Fergana
  25. Day 41-42: Kokand & Tashkent
  26. Day 43-45: Samarkand
  27. Day 46: The Kyzylkhum Desert
  28. Day 47-49: Beautiful Bukhara
  29. Day 50-51: Khiva
  30. Day 52: Kunye Urgench
  31. Day 53: Darvaza Gas Crater
  32. Day 54-55: Amazing Ashgabat
  33. Day 56: Ashgabat
    End point Ashgabat, Ashgabat, Ahal, Turkmenistan
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Camping
Guesthouse
Yurt

Reviews About This Operator

  • Kenneth
    · March 13, 2020
    Very well organised with knowledgeable guide
  • Barbara
    · March 04, 2020
    It was good most of the time, but no one else from the trip went to Phuket
  • Chetan
    · November 22, 2019
    We loved the way the guides showed us around, and gave us ample of time to see the places. Also when we wanted to... Show more

Dates & Availability

56 days
Highlights of the Silk Road Westbound - 56 Days
From Xian to Ashgabat
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    ¥
    Yuan Renminbi
    China
    лв
    Som
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    ман
    Manat
    Turkmenistan

    Plugs & Adapters

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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.

    Vaccines

    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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    • For any tour departing before 8 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 8 June 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. 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 65 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.
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