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Bishkek, Kyrgystan to Beijing, China

41 days from GBP £2,250 plus local payment US$1,300 (What’s this?)

Off the tourist trail to Kyrgyzstan and follow the ancient Silk Road to Beijing on this groundbreaking & challenging trip along ancient trading routes.  Discover stunning scenery  and some of the oldest cities in the world steeped in history and legend from Lake IssyKul to Xi'an and its Terracotta Warriors

Kyrgyzstan - Ala-Archa Nature Reserve, Lakes Issyk-Kul, Semenovskre Gorge, Yurt Stay by Lake Song Kol, Tash Rabat Caravanserai
China - Chinese guide, Letter of Introduction & fees, Jiaohe Ruins, Maogao Caves, Boat Buddha Caves at Bingling Si, Labrang Tibetan Monastery, Huanglong National Park, Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Centre, Terracotta Army, Beijing


Crew - Driver & Tour Leader from start to Xi’an, Tour Leader Xi’an onwards
Camping fees & equipment: tents, tables, chairs & cooking gear
All road tolls and ferry crossings
Accommodation - 50% camping in tents, 50% basic hotels & hostels
Meals prepared by group or provided - approx 50%


Meals out or taken while in hotels or hostels - allow $20 day
Optional Excursions
Flights, transfers, travel insurance, drinks, tips, visas, meals out

Side trips / Optional extras

Krygystan - overnight yurt stay at Song Kol US$ 10
Krygystan - Horse riding at Song Kol per day US$ 15
China - Museum entrances from $2 US$ 10
China - Oasis Mingsha Shan Sand Dunes & Crescent Lake; entry $20 camel ride $18, microlite $50, sandboarding $30 US$ 118
China - Jiayuguan - Last Fort - Great Wall of China US$ 20
China - Huanglong Park; Cable Car US$ 20
China - Gaochang, Bizeklik Caves & Astana Graves US$ 30
China - Turpan; Irrigation Channel $10, Grape Valley $10 US$ 20

Departure Dates

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Map of Bishkek, Kyrgystan to Beijing, China


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