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Silk Road and Tibet Self Drive Holiday by Own Vehicle

Silk Road and Tibet Self Drive Holiday by Own Vehicle

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 25 - 30 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): China   Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Motorcycle Tours   Self Drive  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2475 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4950 US Dollar (USD)

Have you thought of driving into China with your own vehicle? It could be the most fantastic and amazing travel experience for overland tours in China, but it is a bit expensive for a single car to make such a trip. China Exploration pushed the join-in self driving tours for the overland tourist in order to cut down the budget as well as add more fun to the trip. In this project, we will apply all of the government documents and apply Chinese driving license and plate for you. You just arrive at China boarder on time! And you can also fly to the boarder city and rent a Chinese car to join us! Come on!

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, July 26th: Enter China. Cross China boarder of Turgart from Kyergystan with your own vehicle, and meet with your guide. Boarder works and then transfer to Kashgar.

Day 2, July 27th: Kashgar. Get your Chinese driving license and Chinese plate today. And then start your self driving tours in the historical sites of city.

Day 3, July 28th: Kashgar/Kalakuli Lake. Today we will start our China overland tours really. Firstly you will drive your car to Kalakuli lake, and enjoy the beautiful lake as well as Mt Mustag in distance.

Day 4, July 29th: Kalakuli Lake/Kashgar. Drive back Kashgar in the morning, and continue to do some city tours by self driving.

Day 5, July 30th: Kashgar/Aksu. Today we will begin our long expedition of Silk road by driving with your lovely vehicle. It is a long driving day overland, and you can enjoy the villages and desert en route.

Day 6, July 31th: Aksu/Kuche. Continue the overland driving today, and visit the Mosque of Kuche. Continue to enjoy the village and desert en route.

Day 6, August 1th: Kuche/Turpan. Continue to drive your car in china long the silk road, and arrive in Turpan, and enjoy the desert en route.

Day 7, August 2th: Turpan City Tour. Leisure day, drive your car to visit the ruin of Jiaohe, Gaochang, the tomb, etc.

Day 8, August 3th: Turpan. Spare in case any delaying at road, or we will continue to start our china overland tours.

Day 9, August 4th: Turpan/Hami. All the day drive to Hami, enjoy the Gebi desert en route.

Day 10: August 5th: Hami/Dunhuang. It is a long day of self driving again along the silk road, enjoy the Gebi desert. Arrive in Dunhuang in the late afternoon.

Day 11, August 6th: Dunhuang City Tour. Leisure day for city tours, such as the Mingshashan mountain, the Fresco of Mogaoku.

Day 12, August 7th: Dunhuang/Germud. Driving day, and you will drive your car through the Gebi desert and enjoy the sparse west China. It is a long day’s overland tours with your car.

Day 13, August 8th: Germud/Toto River. Start our overland tours in Tibetan plateau today. You will drive up the Tibetan highway gradually and enjoy the Tangkulashan mountain peaks en route.

Day 14, August 9th: Toto River/Namto Lake. Cross the mountain pass of Tangkulashan, and then enter the wide Tibetan grassland. If the famous Naqu horse racing fesetival is just at this period, we can spend more day here to participate this big festival.

Day 15, August 10th: Namto Lake/Lhasa. Enjoy the huge and beautiful lake, and then drive to Lhasa in the afternoon. Arrive in Lhasa overland in 3 hours’ driving.

Day 16-17, August 11th-12th: Lhasa. Leisure day, visit Potala Palace, Monastery by driving your car.

Day 18, August 13th: Lhasa - Gyantze - Shygatse. Start our Tibetan overland expedition again today. We will drive to Shygatse via Gyantse, and enjoy the Yam dok lake, Percum in Gyantze.

Day 19, August 14th: Shygatse/Tingri. It is a long driving day, but you can enjoy the big mountain en route.

Day 20, August 15th: Tingri - Everest - Tingri. Today we reach the highlights of our China self driving tour: We will drive our car to the base of Mt. Everest, and admire the highest peak in the world. In the late afternoon drive back Tingri.

Day 21, August 16th: Tingri/Zhangmu Boarder. Drive to Zhangmu boarder.

Day 22, August 17th: Spare in case. If we can arrive at boarder in time today, so we can cross the boarder to Nepal.

Day 23, August 18th: Spare in case.

Day 24, August 19th: Spare in case.

Day 25, August 20th: Boarder work and cross the boarder to Nepal. Self driving china Overland Tour is complete.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Note: It is based on one car with only one driver. And US $ 350.00 per person will be charged for extra passengers, and US $ 75 per person will be charged for the extra driving license.

Price Includes:
- All of the government paper works, such as tourism, tranffice, police, Custom, etc.
- One English speaking guide. He will seat in one of the car, so there must leave one seat for him. And he pay for his meals and accommodation himself.
- Vehicle Insurance of the accident.
- The travel permits for the traveler.
- The temporal driving license and driving plate of the car in China. Each car we provided only one free temporal driving licenses, and US $ 75 per person will be charged for the extra driving license.
- Provide Visa invitation letter.

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