Samarkand, the Turkmen & Gobi Deserts

Ashgabat - Ulaanbaatar

54 days through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, China
FROM: $6830 USD + 1,530 USD Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Russian Bus
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas
Accom:
Comfortable Hotel 12 nights
Camping without facilities 3 nights
Basic Hotel 12 nights
Yurt Camp 7 nights
Homestay 5 nights
Wild Camp 14 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 45, Lunches x 25, Dinners x 29
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Lifestyle:
Code:
EHWM
Deposit:
$435 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice
This 54 day overland tour journeys from Ashgabat to Ulaanbaatar through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, China
Explore the unique Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on a guided tour
Wild camp near the 'Door to Hell' Darvaza Crater
Overland in to the Karakum desert
Explore the ruined city of Kunye Urgench
Guided tour of the ancient and beautiful city of Khiva
3 nights in Bukhara with guided tour of the many unique sites
Overnight in the Kyzylkum Desert staying in yurts
Guided tour of the historic city of Samarkand and surrounding area
Day 1 - Ashgabat (18th April 2021)

Border Information: if joining in Ashgabat, you will most likely enter Turkmenistan at Ashgabat International Airport (IATA code: ASB).

There will be a pre-departure meeting at 10:00am - please look out for a note from your leader at the reception of the joining hotel upon arrival with more details about this important meeting.

After the meeting we will have an included tour of the city of Ashgabat using local minibuses.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Ashgabat before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Ashgabat. If arriving at Ashgabat airport you will also need to have a confirmed arrival transfer and representative from our local supplier to meet you at the airport. Please contact your sales agent for prices and to book.

*Important note - any tobacco products are practically illegal in Turkmenistan, so please do not bring them or use them in Turkmenistan. Also please do not bring any medicines containing tramadol, codeine, temazepam, morphine or opiates to Central Asia. These are illegal in all circumstances in most of Central Asia and you will risk arrest. If in doubt about a particular medicine, please do not bring it. See the notes at the bottom for more details.*


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel


Day 2 - Darvaza (19th April 2021)
Day 3 - Kunye Urgench (20th April 2021)
Day 4 - Khiva (21st April 2021)
Day 5 - Khiva (22nd April 2021)
Day 6 - Bukhara (23rd April 2021)
Day 7 - Bukhara (24th April 2021)
Day 8 - Bukhara (25th April 2021)
Day 9 - Kyzylkhum Desert (26th April 2021)
Day 10 - Samarkand (27th April 2021)
Day 11 - Samarkand (28th April 2021)
Day 12 - Samarkand (29th April 2021)
Day 13 - Tashkent (30th April 2021)
Day 14 - Tashkent (1st May 2021)
Day 15 - Tashkent (2nd May 2021)
Day 16 - Fergana Valley (3rd May 2021)
Day 17 - Arslanbob (4th May 2021)
Day 18 - Arslanbob (5th May 2021)
Day 19 - Kyrgyz Fergana Valley (6th May 2021)
Day 20 - Kyrgyz Fergana Valley (7th May 2021)
Day 21 - Son-Kol Lake (8th May 2021)
Day 22 - Son-Kol Lake (9th May 2021)
Day 23 - Kochkor (10th May 2021)
Day 24 - Jeti-Oguz Valley (11th May 2021)
Day 25 - Jeti-Oguz Valley (12th May 2021)
Day 26 - Karakol (13th May 2021)
Day 27 - Chong Kemin Valley (14th May 2021)
Day 28 - Chong Kemin Valley (15th May 2021)
Day 29 - Bishkek (16th May 2021)
Day 30 - Bishkek (17th May 2021)
Day 31 - Tash Rabat (18th May 2021)
Day 32 - Kashgar (19th May 2021)
Day 33 - Kashgar (20th May 2021)
Day 34 - Kashgar (21st May 2021)
Day 35 - Aksu (22nd May 2021)
Day 36 - Korle (23rd May 2021)
Day 37 - Turpan (24th May 2021)
Day 38 - Takeshikenzhen (25th May 2021)
Day 39 - Hovdiin Bulgan (26th May 2021)
Day 40 - Altai Tavn Bogd NP (27th May 2021)
Day 41 - Altai Tavn Bogd NP (28th May 2021)
Day 42 - Altai Tavn Bogd NP (29th May 2021)
Day 43 - Olgii (30th May 2021)
Day 44 - Tsambagarav NP (31st May 2021)
Day 45 - Tsenkher Caves (1st June 2021)
Day 46 - Altai (2nd June 2021)
Day 47 - Taats Lake (3rd June 2021)
Day 48 - Gobi Desert (4th June 2021)
Day 49 - Gobi Desert (5th June 2021)
Day 50 - Bayanzag (6th June 2021)
Day 51 - Yolyn Am (7th June 2021)
Day 52 - Baga Gazryn Chuluu (8th June 2021)
Day 53 - Ulaanbaatar (9th June 2021)
Day 54 - Ulaanbaatar (10th June 2021)

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Total Price (USD)
18 Apr 21 Ashgabat
10 Jun 21 Ulaanbaatar

$6,830 USD + 1,530 USD Kitty

Status: Open

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