Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland

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Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland - Intrepid Travel
Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland - Intrepid Travel


Start in Bishkek and end in Ashgabat! With the in-depth cultural tour Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland, you have a 30 day tour package taking you from Bishkek to Ashgabat and through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 12 other destinations in Asia. Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Yurt
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Jeep & 4WD
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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Bishkek
  • Day 2-3: Ala Archa, Chong Kemin Valley
  • Day 4: Karakol, Cholpon Ata
  • Day 5-6: Jeti Oguz Valley
  • Day 7: Kochkor
  • Day 8: Song Köl Lake
  • Day 10: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  • Day 13: Arslanbob
  • Day 14: Fergana Valley
  • Day 15: Tashkent
  • Day 16: Tashkent
  • Day 17: Samarkand
  • Day 18: Samarkand
  • Day 20: Nurata
  • Day 21: Bukhara
  • Day 22: Bukhara
  • Day 24: Khiva
  • Day 26: Konye-Urgench
  • Day 27: Darvaza
  • Day 28: Ashgabat
  • Day 29: Ashgabat
  • Day 30: Ashgabat

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • April 23, 2015

    What is the local payment?

    For Bishkek to Ashgabat, intrepid requires a Kitty, which is a cash contribution from all travellers into a central fund which is overseen by fellow travellers and the crew. The fund allows the crew to pay for local accomodations, camp meals and activities for the entire group.

    The local payment is not paid before the departure, but upon arrival at the tour.

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    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

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    Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and TurkmenistanUzbekistanTurkmenistan


    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.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.


    Bishkek is the starting point and Ashgabat is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 December 2017 the full payment of $3,070 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3070 for Bishkek to Ashgabat Overland, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    Covering a total distance of approx 2,668 km.
    • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 118 km
    • Chong-Kemin National Park (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 198 km
    • Karakol (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 220 km
    • Kochkor (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 64 km
    • Song Kul Lake (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 325 km
    • Fergana (Uzbekistan)
    • 238 km
    • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
    • 264 km
    • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
    • 215 km
    • Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
    • 388 km
    • Khiva (Uzbekistan)
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