Silk Route Self-Drive Car Tour 2020

Kyrgyzstan is one of the best-kept secrets of Central Asia. It is a magical land of snow-capped mountains that disappear into the clouds, alpine lakes with turquoise water, stunning gorges, glacial rivers and vast swathes of velvety grasslands dotted with wild horses and cattle grazing peacefully.

Located to the north of India, Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country but has the world’s second largest alpine lake, the Issyk-Kul.

This weeklong guided self-drive road trip of the silk route in Kyrgyzstan will start and end in the country’s bustling capital, Bishkek. A MotoRover tour manager will be in the 'lead' car for navigation and the group will be followed by the 'sweep' car with a mechanic and first-aid kit on board to ensure that you get the support required to explore this foreign land.

All the paved roads on our route were part of the ancient silk route that was used for transporting silk and spices from China to the European continent. However, the real beauty of Kyrgyzstan reveals itself only when you venture off-road. Our route has a mix of paved and dirt road driving that takes you through breath-taking landscapes and mountain passes.

That’s not all, carefully selected sights like the Tash Rabat caravanserai and cultural experiences like the traditional Kyrgyz horse games, eagle hunting show and the folklore show will give you an enriching insight into the nomadic lifestyle of the Kyrgyz.

All you have to do is Arrive and drive!

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Tour Dates

Batch I – 12th to 19th May 2020
Batch II – 22nd to 29th May 2020

*Bookings close on on 31st March 2020*

Route Map

Itinerary

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Day Travel plan Activity Hotel Distance
1 Bishkek Arrival Hotel Plaza 0 km
2 Bishkek to Cholpon Ata Driving Day Hotel Kapriz 300 Kms
3 Cholpon Ata to Karakol Driving Day Hotel Green Yard 160 kms
4 Karakol to Kochkor Driving Day Home Stay 275 kms
5 Kochkor to Naryn Driving Day Hotel Khan Tengri 200 kms
6 Naryn - Tash Rabat - Naryn Driving Day Hotel Khan Tengri 220 kms
7 Naryn to Bishkek Driving Day Hotel Plaza 320 kms
8 Bishkek Departure Hotel Plaza 0 km

Highlights

Parameter Description
Food and water Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners (Veg/Non-Veg) on all days
Accommodation On twin-sharing basis. Single room upgrade available
Total driving distance Approximately 1,500 kms
Driving time 4-5 hours every day with multiple breaks
Terrain Mix of paved and off-road
Air connectivity Bishkek has connecting flights from New Delhi via Almaty and Dubai.
Weather forecast Spring season in the month of May, so expect pleasant weather during this time. Average day temperature to be between 18-23 degree Celsius and nights to be around 8 - 11 degrees Celsius.
Additional costs - Airfare
- Visa
- Personal Travel Insurance
 

Rental SUV

Rental SUV
Toyota 4Runner (Petrol Automatic Transmission)

Tour Price

INR 1,30,000/- per person onwards.
*Inclusive of GST

Early bird and group discounts available.
EMI options available via payment portal.

Booking, Cancellation and Child Policy

Tour Package Includes

7 Nights Stay
7 dinners and breakfasts, 6 lunches
Rental SUV
Fuel for SUV
Limited liability third party insurance for the SUV
MotoRover support team
Lead & sweep SUV
Local guide & Mechanic
Airport Transfers in Bishkek
Local SIM card
Assistance for Kyrgyz Visa

Tour Package Excludes

Air-tickets
Visa expenses (INR 3,000)
Refundable damage deposit: USD 500 per car (Cash only)
International Driving Permit (easily available at your local RTO)
Expenses incurred for medical aid
Personal travel insurance
Personal expenses
Expenses incurred due to unpredictable situations

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