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Silk Route and South East Asia between Istanbul and Yangon via Myanmar - Dragoman
Silk Route and South East Asia between Istanbul and Yangon via Myanmar - Dragoman
Starts
Istanbul
Destinations
+56
Ends
Yangon
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Highlights

  • Explore the Hpo Win Daung cave temples
  • See the Buddha staues and painted murals
  • Visit the Shwedagon Paya temple
  • Take a tour to Kandawgyi Lake
  • Discover floating markets of Inle Lake
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck, Boat, Ferry
Start in Istanbul and end in Yangon! With the overland truck tour Silk Route and South East Asia between Istanbul and Yangon via Myanmar, you have a 121 day tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 53 other destinations. Silk Route and South East Asia between Istanbul and Yangon via Myanmar includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Göreme
  3. Days 3 to 4: Göreme
  4. Day 5: Zara
  5. Day 6: Sumela
  6. Day 7: Batumi
  7. Day 8: Kutaisi
  8. Day 9: Gori-Mtskheta
  9. Day 10: Stepantsminda
  10. Day 11: Tbilisi
  11. Day 12: Tbilisi
  12. Day 13: Telavi
  13. Day 14: Telavi
  14. Day 15: Lagodekhi
  15. Day 16: Sheki
  16. Day 17: Gobustan
  17. Days 18 to 20: Baku
  18. Day 21: Caspian Sea
  19. Day 22: Turkmenbashi
  20. Day 23: Geok Tepe
  21. Day 24: Ashgabat
  22. Day 25: Ashgabat
  23. Day 26: Darvaza
  24. Day 27: Kunye Urgench
  25. Days 28 to 29: Khiva
  26. Day 30: Bukhara
  27. Days 31 to 32: Bukhara
  28. Day 33: Nurata
  29. Day 34: Samarkand
  30. Days 35 to 36: Samarkand
  31. Day 37: Tashkent
  32. Day 38: Tashkent
  33. Day 39: Tashkent
  34. Day 40: Fergana Valley
  35. Day 41: Arslanbob
  36. Days 42 to 44: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  37. Days 45 to 46: Song Köl Lake
  38. Day 47: Kochkor
  39. Days 48 to 49: Jeti Oguz Valley
  40. Day 50: Karakol
  41. Days 51 to 52: Chong Kemin Valley-Cholpon Ata
  42. Day 53: Bishkek
  43. Day 54: Bishkek
  44. Day 55: Kochkor
  45. Day 56: Tash Rabat
  46. Day 57: Kashgar
  47. Day 58: Lake Karakol
  48. Day 59: Kashgar
  49. Days 60 to 61: Kashgar
  50. Days 62 to 63: Aksu-Bayanbulak
  51. Days 64 to 65: Heavenly Lake
  52. Days 66 to 67: Turpan
  53. Days 68 to 69: Dunhuang
  54. Day 70: Jiayuguan
  55. Day 71: Zhangye
  56. Day 72: Liujiaxia
  57. Days 73 to 75: Xiahe-Bingling Si
  58. Day 76: Lanzhou
  59. Days 77 to 78: Pingliang
  60. Day 79: Xi'an
  61. Day 80: Xi'an
  62. Day 81: Xi'an
  63. Day 82: Wudang Shan
  64. Day 83: Xiang Fan-Wudang Shan
  65. Day 84: Yichang
  66. Day 85: Yichang-Three Gorges
  67. Days 86 to 88: Three Gorges-Chongqing
  68. Day 89: Dazu-Chongqing
  69. Days 90 to 91: Chengdu
  70. Days 92 to 93: Leshan-Emei Shan
  71. Day 94: Panzhihua
  72. Days 95 to 97: Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorge
  73. Days 98 to 99: Dali
  74. Day 100: Kunming
  75. Days 101 to 102: Dali
  76. Day 103: Kunming
  77. Days 104 to 105: Hsipaw
  78. Day 106: Pyin U Lwin
  79. Days 107 to 109: Mandalay
  80. Day 110: Monywa
  81. Day 111: Bagan-Pakkoku
  82. Days 112 to 113: Bagan
  83. Day 114: Kalaw
  84. Days 115 to 117: Inle Lake
  85. Day 118: Naypyidaw
  86. Day 119: Yangon
  87. Day 120: Yangon
  88. Day 121: Yangon

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Videos

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  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Overlanding The Silk Road
  • Dragoman - 2017
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Questions & Answers

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

  • April 23, 2015

    What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Istanbul - Yangon via Burma 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

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Currencies

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Lari
Georgia
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Manat
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
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Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan
TJS
Somoni
Tajikistan
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China
K
Kyat
Myanmar (Burma)

Plugs & Adapters

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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 Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 3 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). 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, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 10 days before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Tajikistan, China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Tajikistan and China. Ideally 6 months before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for China and Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Istanbul is the starting point and Yangon 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 27 July 2018 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for Silk Route and South East Asia between Istanbul and Yangon via Myanmar, 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 15,483 km.
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 565 km
  • Goreme (Turkey)
  • 668 km
  • Batumi (Georgia)
  • 111 km
  • Kutaisi (Georgia)
  • 120 km
  • Gori (Georgia)
  • 87 km
  • Mt Kazbek (Georgia)
  • 112 km
  • Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • 61 km
  • Telavi (Georgia)
  • 162 km
  • Sheki (Azerbaijan)
  • 215 km
  • Gobustan State Reserve (Azerbaijan)
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