Overland advnture using a range of transport from overland truck to longtail boat – venture off the tourist trail to Kyrgyzstan and follow the ancient Silk Road to Xi’an, home of the famous Terracotta Warriors before journeying south through South East Asia and explore the riches of the Greater Mekong. ending in the cosmopolitan, ultra-modern metropolis of Singapore. From bush camps on the outstretches of the Tibetan plateau to lodges in the rainforest of Sumatra.


Kyrgyzstan –Ala-Archa Nature Reserve, Lakes Issyk-Kul, Semenovskre Gorge, Yurt Stay at Lake Song Kol,Tash Rabat Caravanserai
China –  Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Centre, Terracotta Army 
Laos – Longtail boat trip in Phu Hin Bun National Park, Vientiane – Great Sacred Stupa of Pha That Luang, Imperial City Hue, War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City
Cambodia – Phnom Penh – Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Killing Fields, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Boat trip from Siem Reap to Battambang with Tonle Sap Lake
Thailand – Bangkok – Wat Phra Kaew & Grand Palace
Indonesia – Sumatra Jungle trek, Orangutan feeding station & inner tube river trip
Malaysia – Speed boat trip to Perhentian Islands
Singapore – Sling at Raffles


  • All accom approx 20% camping, 80% hostels; except Beach Week Thailand
  • Camping fees & equipment: tents, tables, chairs & cooking gear
  • Crew – Driver & Tour Leader from start to Xi’an, Tour Leader Xi’an onwards
  • All road tolls and ferry crossings


  • Optional Excursions
  • Flights, transfers, travel insurance, drinks, tips, visas, meals out
  • Hotel & food during the ‘Beach Week’ in Thailand
  • Meals out or taken while in hotels or hostels – allow $20 day

Side trips / Optional extras

Trip/extra Cost
China – Museum entrances from $2 USD $10
Vietnam – HCMC/Saigon, Reunification/ Independence Palace $2, Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao Dai Temple day trip $10 USD $2
China – Oasis Mingsha Shan Sand Dunes & Crescent Lake; entry $20 camel ride $18, microlite $50, sandboarding $30 USD $118
China – Jiayuguan – Last Fort – Great Wall of China USD $20
China – Turpan; Irrigation Channel $10, Grape Valley $10 USD $20
China – Gaochang, Bizeklik Caves & Astana Graves USD $30
Krygystan – Horse riding at Song Kol per day USD $15
Krygystan – overnight yurt stay at Song Kol USD $10
China – Huanglong Park; Cable Car USD $20
Hue – Royal Tombs & Perfume River Cruise $15, DMZ tour $10 USD $15
Vietnam – Mekong Delta Day Excursion USD $60
Cambodia – Guide for Angkor Wat USD $40
Thailand – Bangkok; Floating Markets tour $60, Temple and Palace entry $10, Khlong (Canal) Tour Bangkok full/half Day $40/80 USD $80
Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Barjaya Times Square Theme Park 800 meter long Supersonic Odyssey roller coaster $10, Petronas Towers $20 USD $10
Indonesia – Bat Cave Tour Bukit Lawang & Tube Hire USD $3
Indonesia – Photo Fee at Orangutan Feeding Station USD $5
Singapore – Singapore Flyer giant Ferris wheel $25, Cinema visit $5, Market meals $5 USD $24
Malaysia – Penang – Medan Return Flights USD $200
Thailand – accommodation ‘Beach Week’ from $200 to $300 USD $300

Departure Dates

View all the dates for this tour on the departure dates page.


Map of Bishkek to Singapore