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Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar

Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar - World Expeditions
Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar - World Expeditions
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Beijing
+16 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Tashkent
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Highlights

Start in Beijing and end in Tashkent! With the discovery tour Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar, you have a 27 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 14 other destinations in Asia. Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
14
Transportation
Train & Rail, Plane
Travel style
Discovery
Operator
World Expeditions

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Beijing
  2. Day 2: Visit to The Forbidden City
  3. Day 3: The Great Wall & The Summer Palace
  4. Day 4: In Beijing, evening train to Xi'an
  5. Day 5: Xi'an City tour
  6. Day 6: Terracotta Warriors & Goose Pagoda
  7. Day 7: Train to Lanzhou, transfer to Linxia
  8. Day 8: Boat trip to Bing Ling Temple, afternoon drive to Xiahe
  9. Day 9: Labrang Monastery, return to Lanzhou and overnight train to Jiayuguan.
  10. Day 10: In Jiayuguan
  11. Day 11: To Dunhuang
  12. Day 12: Mogao Caves & train to Turpan
  13. Day 13: In Turpan (or Tulufun)
  14. Day 14: Drive to Urumqi
  15. Day 15: Heaven's Lake, and evening flight to Kashgar
  16. Day 16: Markets of Kashgar
  17. Day 17: Drive to Naryn via Torugart Pass
  18. Day 18: Drive to Lake Issyk-Kul
  19. Day 19: Drive to Bishkek
  20. Day 20: Visit Ala Archa National Park, evening flight to Tashkent
  21. Day 21: Morning flight to Urgench and transfer to Khiva
  22. Day 22: In Khiva
  23. Day 23: Travel to Bukhara
  24. Day 24: In Bukhara
  25. Day 25: To Samarkand
  26. Day 26: In Samarkand
  27. Day 27: To Tashkent, sightseeing and trip concludes

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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  • WE
    Written on February 24, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was fantastic. Guides could have had a pre-talk before the walk as if was very hot trying to walk & talk in the heat.

    Review collected by World Expeditions
  • WE
    Written on October 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    I would unhesitatingly utilize the services of WE in the future and certainly recommend the organization to friends.

    Review collected by World Expeditions

Questions & Answers

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

  • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

    Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

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Availability

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  • Saturday
    Aug 31, 2019
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Sep 26, 2019
    to Tashkent
    0 seats left
    $194
    USD $6,256
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Sep 14, 2019
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Oct 10, 2019
    to Tashkent
    0 seats left
    $194
    USD $6,256
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  • Saturday
    Sep 28, 2019
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Oct 24, 2019
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $194
    USD $6,256
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  • Saturday
    Mar 28, 2020
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Apr 23, 2020
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $677
    $6,590
    -10%
    USD $5,913
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Apr 25, 2020
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    May 21, 2020
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $677
    $6,590
    -10%
    USD $5,913
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  • Saturday
    Aug 22, 2020
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Sep 17, 2020
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $677
    $6,590
    -10%
    USD $5,913
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Sep 5, 2020
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Oct 1, 2020
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $677
    $6,590
    -10%
    USD $5,913
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Oct 10, 2020
    from Beijing
    27 Days
    Thursday
    Nov 5, 2020
    to Tashkent
    10+ seats left
    $677
    $6,590
    -10%
    USD $5,913
    Based on Twin Share

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About the countries

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Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

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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 and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. 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.

Policies

Location
Beijing is the starting point and Tashkent is the endpoint.
Trusted
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 28 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 October 2019, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. 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 70 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.
Cancellation policy
TourRadar is an authorised Agent of World Expeditions. Please familiarise yourself with the World Expeditions payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for World Expeditions tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 7,157 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 61 km
  • Great Wall (China)
  • 61 km
  • Beijing (China)
  • 912 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 506 km
  • Lanzhou (China)
  • 152 km
  • Xiahe (China)
  • 152 km
  • Lanzhou (China)
  • 621 km
  • Jiayuguan (China)
  • 330 km
  • Dunhuang (China)
  • 413 km
  • Turpan (China)
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