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Mountains & Deserts of Central Asia (Tashkent to Xi'an) - Dragoman Overland
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42 days

Mountains & Deserts of Central Asia (Tashkent to Xi'an)

From Tashkent to Xi'an
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Dragoman Overland
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US $6,380
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Start in Tashkent and end in Xi'an! With the Adventure tour Mountains & Deserts of Central Asia (Tashkent to Xi'an), you have a 42 days tour package taking you through Tashkent, Uzbekistan and 17 other destinations in Asia. Mountains & Deserts of Central Asia (Tashkent to Xi'an) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tashkent
  2. Day 2: Fergana Valley
  3. Day 3: Arslanbob
  4. Day 4: Arslanbob
  5. Day 5: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  6. Day 6: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  7. Day 7: Son-Kol Lake
  8. Day 8: Son-Kol Lake
  9. Day 9: Kochkor
  10. Day 10: Jeti-Oguz Valley
  11. Day 11: Jeti-Oguz Valley
  12. Day 12: Karakol
  13. Day 13: Chong Kemin Valley
  14. Day 14: Chong Kemin Valley
  15. Day 15: Bishkek
  16. Day 16: Bishkek
  17. Day 17: Kochkor
  18. Day 18: Tash Rabat
  19. Day 19: Kashgar
  20. Day 20: Kashgar
  21. Day 21: Kashgar
  22. Day 22: Kashgar
  23. Day 23: Kashgar
  24. Day 24: Aksu
  25. Day 25: Korle
  26. Day 26: Urumqi
  27. Day 27: Urumqi
  28. Day 28: Turpan
  29. Day 29: Turpan
  30. Day 30: Dunhuang
  31. Day 31: Dunhuang
  32. Day 32: Jiayuguan
  33. Day 33: Zhangye
  34. Day 34: Liujiaxia
  35. Day 35: Xiahe
  36. Day 36: Xiahe
  37. Day 37: Xiahe
  38. Day 38: Lanzhou
  39. Day 39: Pingliang
  40. Day 40: Pingliang
  41. Day 41: Xi'an
  42. Day 42: Xi'an
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Customer Reviews

  • EL
    · September 5th, 2017
    An amazing time. The scenery and the people were wonderful.
    Dragoman Overland commented on this review
    Thank you for travelling with Dragoman and recommending this overland tour of Central Asia
    Trip date: July 2017

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42 days
Mountains & Deserts of Central Asia (Tashkent to Xi'an)
From Tashkent to Xi'an
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Silk Route between Tashkent and Xi'an (from Tashkent to Xi'an) is a group fund for this tour. The group fund pays for camping, hotels, food while camping, activities the group does as a whole (based on the itinerary mentioned above and in the brochure).

    The Kitty allows the group to be flexible as the hotels and campsites are not pre booked and booked by the crew while travelling which makes the whole itinerary more adabtable than the traditional tours. Sometimes you can stay an extra night at one location due to a special activity happening at the location, based on the groups wishes. All of these costs are paid at cost price and Dragoman makes no money out of it. Therefore, if money is left over in the Kitty after the tour, it will be paid back to the group members.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Yuan Renminbi
    Uzbekistan Sum
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, A, B. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, A, B, G.

    Type C
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    Type E
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    Type F
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    Type I
    Uzbekistan and China
    Type A
    Type B
    Type G
  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before August 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 12th, 2021, 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 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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