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Tian Shan, the Karakoram & Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent) - Dragoman
Tian Shan, the Karakoram & Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent) - Dragoman
Starts
Ulaanbaatar
+37 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Tashkent
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Highlights

Start in Ulaanbaatar and end in Tashkent! With the adventure tour Tian Shan, the Karakoram & Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent), you have a 82 day tour package taking you through Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and 33 other destinations in Asia. Tian Shan, the Karakoram & Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Train & Rail, Overland Truck
Travel style
Adventure, Overland truck
  • GrantFeringa's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip. Could not fault it. Wonderful memories, would like to do another Dragoman when I have the annual leave (getting enough paid holidays is a problem when working full time).

  • Barrie Moore's review about another Dragoman tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Travelling with Dragoman through Nepal and India was a very interesting and worthwhile experience.

  • Jihong Jin's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    It is my good fortune and privilege to travel with a group of fine individuals, to know everyone, and to make friends with everyone. This is a very special trip to me, it is the journey not just the destination, I learned and accomplishd a lot. Tanja,... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ulaanbaatar
  2. Day 2: Ulaanbaatar
  3. Day 3: Ögii Lake
  4. Day 4: Kharkhorin
  5. Days 5 to 6: Orkhon Valley
  6. Days 7 to 8: Tsenkher
  7. Day 9: Tsetserleg-Tamir River
  8. Day 10: Chuulut Canyon
  9. Day 11: Khorgo
  10. Days 12 to 13: Zuun Lake-Mörön
  11. Days 14 to 15: Khövsgöl Lake
  12. Days 16 to 18: Selenge River-Bulgan
  13. Day 19: Amarbayasgalant Monastery
  14. Day 20: Ulaanbaatar
  15. Day 21: Ulaanbaatar
  16. Day 22: Sainshand
  17. Day 23: Erlian
  18. Day 24: Beijing
  19. Day 25: Beijing
  20. Day 26: Beijing
  21. Days 27 to 28: Chengde
  22. Day 29: Jinshanling
  23. Days 30 to 31: Datong
  24. Days 32 to 33: Wutai Shan
  25. Days 34 to 35: Pingyao
  26. Day 36: Lijiashan
  27. Days 37 to 38: Yan'an
  28. Day 39: Xi'an
  29. Day 40: Xi'an
  30. Day 41: Xi'an
  31. Day 42: Xi'an
  32. Days 43 to 44: Pingliang
  33. Day 45: Lanzhou
  34. Days 46 to 47: Xiahe
  35. Day 48: Liujiaxia-Bingling Si
  36. Day 49: Zhangye
  37. Day 50: Jiayuguan
  38. Days 51 to 52: Dunhuang
  39. Days 53 to 54: Turpan
  40. Days 55 to 56: Heavenly Lake
  41. Days 57 to 58: Bayanbulak-Aksu
  42. Days 59 to 61: Kashgar
  43. Day 62: Kashgar
  44. Days 63 to 64: Tash Rabat
  45. Day 65: Kochkor
  46. Day 66: Bishkek
  47. Day 67: Bishkek
  48. Days 68 to 69: Ala Archa-Chong Kemin Valley
  49. Day 70: Karakol-Cholpon Ata
  50. Days 71 to 72: Jeti Oguz Valley
  51. Day 73: Kochkor
  52. Days 74 to 75: Song Köl Lake
  53. Days 76 to 78: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  54. Day 79: Arslanbob
  55. Day 80: Fergana Valley
  56. Day 81: Tashkent
  57. Day 82: Tashkent

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Overlanding The Silk Road
  • Dragoman - 2017
  • Dragoman in Central Asia and China
  • Overlanding with Dragoman
  • Overlanding Mongolia With Dragoman
  • Dragoman Overlanding 2018
  • Overlanding Kyrgyzstan
  • Dragoman Wild Camping
  • Snippet Kyrgyzstan - Russian Truck
  • Overlanding Xi'An
  • Dragoman Snippet - Uzbekistan
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 Silk Route between Tashkent and Ulaanbaatar (from Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent) 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

Tugrik
Mongolia
¥
Yuan Renminbi
China
лв
Som
Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
TJS
Somoni
Tajikistan

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 Mongolia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Mongolia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Mongolia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Mongolia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Mongolia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Mongolia, China and Tajikistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for China and Tajikistan. Ideally 2 weeks 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.

Policies

Location
Ulaanbaatar is the starting point and Tashkent 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 $500 to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 March 2019 the full payment of $8,935 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 $8935 for Tian Shan, the Karakoram & Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent), but the deposit of $500 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 11,204 km.
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 310 km
  • Ogii Lake (Mongolia)
  • 64 km
  • Kharkhorin (Mongolia)
  • 98 km
  • Tsenkher (Mongolia)
  • 174 km
  • Khorgo Volcano (Mongolia)
  • 163 km
  • Murun (Mongolia)
  • 167 km
  • Lake Khovsgol (Mongolia)
  • 167 km
  • Murun (Mongolia)
  • 262 km
  • Bulgan (Mongolia)
  • 270 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
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