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The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an)

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The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an) - Dragoman
The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an) - Dragoman
Starts
Kunming
Destinations
+14
Ends
Xian
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Highlights

Start in Kunming and end in Xian! With the adventure tour The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an), you have a 21 day tour package taking you through Kunming, China and 15 other destinations in China. The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Transportation
Overland Truck, Ferry
Travel style
Adventure, Overland truck, Discovery, In-depth Cultural

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    4.0 - Good

    great way to see places that have minimal local transport, with transportation to sights with no hassel

  • VictoriaStephenson's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great trip, full of adventures, laughter, culture and history. Could not recommend it highly enough but be prepared for wild camping and basic facilities - which I think is the best bit!

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kunming
  2. Days 2 to 3: Dali
  3. Days 4 to 6: Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorge
  4. Day 7: Panzhihua
  5. Days 8 to 9: Emei Shan
  6. Days 10 to 11: Chengdu-Leshan
  7. Day 12: Dazu
  8. Day 13: Chongqing
  9. Days 14 to 16: Wanzhou-Yichang
  10. Day 17: Xiang Fan
  11. Days 18 to 19: Wudang Shan
  12. Day 20: Xi'an
  13. Day 21: Xi'an

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
Main Page Video

Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for South East Asia between Xi'an and Kunming (from Kunming 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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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Yuan Renminbi
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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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for China. 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. 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
Kunming is the starting point and Xian is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 January 2019 the full payment of $2,340 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2340 for The Silk Road & South China (Kunming To Xi'an), but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,904 km.
  • Kunming (China)
  • 271 km
  • Dali (China)
  • 127 km
  • Lijiang (China)
  • 44 km
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge (China)
  • 171 km
  • Panzhihua (China)
  • 378 km
  • Emeishan (China)
  • 28 km
  • Leshan (China)
  • 117 km
  • Chengdu (China)
  • 186 km
  • Dazu (China)
  • 82 km
  • Chongqing (China)
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