SILK WAY Adventure Tour – 07/08-22/08.2020
We invite you on an epic journey into the heart of Central Asia. We will go through the Silk Way in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Our goal is Pamir and famous Pamir Highway which was built in the 1930s by soviet soldiers . Marco Polo also used this route when traveling by the Silk Way .
Kyrgyzstan is a small mountainous country located in the heart of Central Asia, bordering Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China, surrounded by mountain of the Tien Shan and Pamir Alay. The total area of the country is 198.500 km square of which 93% are high mountains. The average height of 2750 m above sea level. Kyrgyzstan delights landscape. Mountain views are among the finest in the world. Kyrgyzstan is also breathtaking lakes, charming towns and villages full of history and oriental culture and wonderful, hospitable people. During our trip we will drive through the pass Tue Ashuu lying at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level . This road is considered one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. We get to the second largest lake in the country – Son Kul Lake. It is the highest situated lake in Kyrgyzstan – 3013 meters above sea level. In the heart of the mountains of Tian Shan will visit the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. It is built in 14 century castle located on the Silk Road. In the basement, we see the ancient prison cells for marauding bandits on the Silk Road. Along the way we will drive the stunning Moldo Ashu pass. Another attraction is the Tosor Pass – at an altitude of 3 950 meters above sea level and the main tourist point of the country. Issyk Kul is the world’s second largest lake with an alpine character called “the pearl of Central Asia”. With our expedition we get to gorge Jeti Oguz famous for its red rock formations.
Tajikistan, Is a small country located in Central Asia .. Over 90% of the area of Tajikistan is situated in the mountains, often at altitudes exceeding 4000 meters above sea level. Coincides here five powerful mountain ranges: Himalaya, Karakoram, Pamir, Tien-Shan and Hindukusz. This makes the local scenery are second to none. Powerful, often remaining year-round snow peaks and ridges cross the river valleys. Uninhabited, stretching for tens of kilometers remote areas, where from time to time you can see only heighten the feeling of enclosure pastoral cut off from the world. Entry into mobile network coverage to be rare here. A must for every tourist selecting means to travel to Tajikistan passing a so-called ‘Pamir Highway’ which will be our main objective in Tajikistan. This is one of the highest road in the world. Pamir Highway is a gravel road led among reaching more than 7,000 meters above sea level peaks. “Highway” in the most runs at the height of 4000mnpm. On the Pamir Highway will get the greatest height during our trip – Ak-Baital Pass (4655m above sea level). The views are breathtaking. Nevertheless, the Wachan Corridor is picturesque, surrounded only by slightly lower rock giants. The crystal-clear Tajik lakes are also extremely picturesque, in which peaks of the surrounding mountains are viewed. Residents are very hospitable and consider it a point of honor to receive guests in their homes, which we will have the opportunity to check during our trip. Invitation to the Tajik home is always associated with treats, which consists of local dishes such as pilaf, roasted mutton, Lagman and koumiss. It is good to have with each other small gifts for the home team. Our expedition is recommended for people resistant to the rigors of a long journey in areas with rather low standard of living.
EXPEDITION DEDICATED TO PEOPLE WITHOUT CAR OR TIME. WE RECOMMEND FLIGHT OPTIONS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS AND RENTAL OF A FULLY PREPARED CAR OR PLACE IN OUR CARS.
Acomodation TypeCamps Tents
Tour StyleFly & Drive, Rent a car
Tour Difficulty Level
Group SizeMin. 3 - Max. 6 cars
The length of the planned route is about 5,000 km. The main part of the route runs on very bad asphalt and unpaved roads.
- international driving license
- additional medical expenses insurance
- valid passport
- tajik tourist visa – cost about $ 50
- EU citizens do not need visas for Kyrgyzstan
Please contact us if You some need more information about visa regulations.
The cost of fuel at an average price per liter is about 0.5 eur
MIN. NUMBER OF CARS – 3
MAX. NUMBER OF CARS – 6
The condition of registering the application and participation in the expedition is the payment of a non-returnable symbolic deposit * 100 EUR * in the amount of PLN 1,400 up to 7 days from the date of application.
* the deposit is returned if the expedition is canceled by the organizer
- guarantees of fun
- rest from everyday hustle and bustle
- 4×4 unforgettable adventure
- route preparation
- the presence 24/7 of an experienced representative of East Adventure 4×4
- package of photos from the trip for each participant
- souvenir gadgets.
- bad humor
- renting a car
- fuel costs
- food costs
- entrance costs to parks, museums, etc.
- accommodation costs at campsites or in pensions and hotels
- car rental costs
- flight costs
RECOMMENDED CAMPING EQUIPMENT
- sleeping bags (recommended thermal comfort min. 0 C)
- drinking water min. 10L / person (recommended supply of bottled water – to be bought during the trip)
- we recommend taking light as well as warm and rain clothing
- we recommend taking a well-stocked first aid kit and a supply of necessary medicines.
Camping accommodation in tents “in the wild”. Accommodation in yurts will also be possible. The participants prepare their own meals. We plan several meals in local restaurants so that everyone has the opportunity to learn about the local cuisine. It is a good idea to take US / Euro dollars with you and exchange them for local currency. Alternatively, you can use ATMs. Small shops and gas stations do not always accept payments in euros, much less by card.
NOT APPLICABLE TO PARTICIPANTS OF THIS TOUR
- kanister z paliwem 20L
- opony terenowe typu AT
- wyposażenie off-road: taśmy, szekle.
- CB radio, co ułatwia kontakt pomiędzy uczestnikami w czasie podróży.
- ubezpieczenie samochodu (w krajach z poza EU dodatkowo Green Card)
LISTA CZĘŚCI ZAMIENNYCH
- pasek klinowy
- oleje do silnika, skrzyni biegów, mostów, reduktora
- zestaw podstawowych narzędzi
- 2 gaśnice
- zestaw żarówek
- kamizelkę odblaskową
- zapasowe kluczyki
- klocki hamulcowe p/t
……I SPECJALNA LISTA DODATKOWA DLA POSIADACZY LAND ROVERÓW 🙂
- krzyżaki 2 szt.
- uszczelniacze piast 2 szt.
- łożyska kół 2 szt.
- uszczelniacze flansz mostów 2szt.
- zapasową pompę sprzęgła i hamulcową ewnt. siłownik sprzęgła.