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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
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Transportation
Train & Rail, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Discovery

2 Reviews

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  • Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar reviewer 1
    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.

  • Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar reviewer 2
    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.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Beijing
  2. Day 2: Sightseeing in Beijing, Great Wall
  3. Day 3: Visit to The Forbidden City
  4. Day 4: In Beijing, evening train to Xi'an
  5. Day 5: In Xi'an
  6. Day 6: In Xi'an
  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 Issky-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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The Silk Road with World Expeditions and Maria Visconti

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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  • Jane7th September 2018
    Amazing, prompt service--even when we are all in different time zones! Could not ask for more! Communication couldn't be better.

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About the countries

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Visa

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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.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 31 December 2018 the full payment of $6,013 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $6013 for Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar, but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for World Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

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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