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Kyrgyzstan & the Chinese Silk Route - Dragoman Overland
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43 days

Kyrgyzstan & the Chinese Silk Route

From Bishkek to Beijing
Tour Operator:
Dragoman Overland
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
30827
From
US $6,800
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Itinerary

Start in Bishkek and end in Beijing! With the Overland Truck tour Kyrgyzstan & the Chinese Silk Route, you have a 43 days tour package taking you through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 18 other destinations in Asia. Kyrgyzstan & the Chinese Silk Route includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Beijing
  3. Day 3: Chengde
  4. Day 4: Chengde
  5. Day 5: Jinshanling
  6. Day 6: Datong
  7. Day 7: Datong
  8. Day 8: Wutai Shan
  9. Day 9: Wutai Shan
  10. Day 10: Pingyao
  11. Day 11: Pingyao
  12. Day 12: Pingyao
  13. Day 13: Lijiashan
  14. Day 14: Yan'an
  15. Day 15: Xi'an
  16. Day 16: Xi'an
  17. Day 17: Xi'an
  18. Day 18: Xi'an
  19. Day 19: Pingliang
  20. Day 20: Pingliang
  21. Day 21: Xiahe
  22. Day 22: Xiahe
  23. Day 23: Xiahe
  24. Day 24: Liujiaxia
  25. Day 25: Zhangye
  26. Day 26: Jiayuguan
  27. Day 27: Dunhuang
  28. Day 28: Dunhuang
  29. Day 29: Turpan
  30. Day 30: Turpan
  31. Day 31: Urumqi
  32. Day 32: Urumqi
  33. Day 33: Korle
  34. Day 34: Aksu
  35. Day 35: Kashgar
  36. Day 36: Kashgar
  37. Day 37: Kashgar
  38. Day 38: Kashgar
  39. Day 39: Tash Rabat
  40. Day 40: Tash Rabat
  41. Day 41: Kochkor
  42. Day 42: Bishkek
  43. Day 43: Bishkek
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Home-stay
Camping
Guesthouse
Yurt

Reviews About This Operator

  • GrantFeringa
    · December 15th, 2019
    James was a great driver, felt very safe with him. An all round good guy too. Grant F
  • PaulSpears
    · July 16th, 2019
    Was a perfect mix of weird (Turkmenistan), culture (Uzbekistan) and nature (Kyrgyzstan) all in a month. Just as you... Show more
  • SallyHill
    · June 17th, 2019
    Fantastic, amazing journey thru Mongolia for 21 days. It snowed a lot which was beautiful, we had lots of sunny... Show more

Dates & Availability

43 days
Kyrgyzstan & the Chinese Silk Route
From Bishkek to Beijing
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  • Monday
    12 Jul, 2021
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    Monday
    23 Aug, 2021
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    2 Aug, 2021
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    13 Sep, 2021
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    11 Jul, 2022
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    Monday
    22 Aug, 2022
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    1 Aug, 2022
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    Monday
    12 Sep, 2022
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Silk Route between Bishkek and Beijing (from Bishkek to Beijing) 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
    China
    с
    Som
    Kyrgyzstan
  • Plugs & Adapters

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

    Type C
    Kyrgyzstan
    Type E
    Kyrgyzstan
    Type F
    Kyrgyzstan
    Type A
    China
    Type B
    China
    Type G
    China
    Type I
    China
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for China and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for China and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for China and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for China and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for China and Kyrgyzstan. 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 June 19th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 19th, 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.
  • Cancellation Policy
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Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Overlanding The Silk Road
  • Dragoman - 2017
  • Dragoman in Central Asia and China
  • Overlanding with Dragoman
  • Dragoman Overlanding 2018
  • Overlanding Kyrgyzstan
  • Dragoman Wild Camping
  • Snippet Kyrgyzstan - Russian Truck
  • Overlanding Xi'An
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