Bishkek To Beijing (34 Days) Kyrgyzstan & China

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 149

From: £2380.00

Join this Ultimate Expedition and venture 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. Days 1 to 12 Kyrgyzstan

Ala-Archa Nature Reserve - an option to go trekking to the edge of glaciers, in spectacular scenery

Lake Issyk-Kul - a massive mountain lake with magnificent scenery & loads of€tivities to choose from

Karakol / Jeti Orguz Region - hiking into the surrounding Terskay Ala-Too Mountains

Lake Song Kol - Traditional yurt stay, horseback riding and trekking the surrounding areas

Tash Rabat - visit this ancient caravanserai

Torugat Pass - travel through the Tien Shan Mountains & cross the border into China

Day 13 China

Kashgar - a major trading point on the old Silk Road.

Day 14 Full day guided tour in Kashgar, using local transport.

Time to relax or explore further.

Days 15 to 19 Overnight train to Jiayuguan

Jiayuguan - our first taste of the Great Wall of China

Train to Dunhuang, a city on the edge of the Gobi desert.

Visit Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas).

Visit to Ming Sha Hill and the Crescent Moon Pool.

Board the night train to Lanzhou.

Days 20 to 24 Overnight train to Lhasa – one of the highest cities in the world.

Explore the city with our Tibetan guide.  Must see sights include Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square, the stunning Potala Palace and time allowing, the Sera Monastery.

Private bus to Shigatse, crossing the Gampala Pass (4790 mtrs).

Visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery.

Days 25 to 27 Rongbuk – the highest Monastery in the world.

Visit to Everest Base Camp.

Tingri – on the Friendship Highway

Gyantse - Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa. 

Days 28 to 31 Yamdrok Tso Lake

High altitude train to Chengdu (2 days)

Chengdu (2 nights) – visit the Giant Panda Sanctuary

Xi’an – visit the famous Terracotta Warriors

Days 32 to 34 Overnight train to Beijing

Beijing - day trip to visit the Great Wall of China; stay a few extra days to take in all the sights including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City & the Temple of Heaven. 34 Days - Central Asia & South East Asia - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
18/06/2020 21/07/2020 Places Availabl £2380.00

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