Silk Road Motorcycle tour routes China
Motorcycle routes riding along the Silk Road to The Great Wall of China
Silk Road China tour routes
Total Expedition: 69 days / 11000 miles
Start: July 2019 >UK
finish: Oct 2019 > THAILAND
“to see China – You Must ride to the heart”
RIDE CHINA TO UK
2019 ride options start from either UK/Germany/ Europe to Thailand
SE ASIA – THAILAND – LAOS – SOUTHERN CHINA – TO UK
(scroll to bottom of page to view the route in reverse, maps from south Asia to northern Europe)
MotoExplorers RideChina Country guides & fixers + local
support along the Silk road from Russia, Kazakhstan to China
We provide day to day route notes and accommodation guides – you can meet up with other riders anywhere along the route.
Routes cross the stunning Tatra mountains & then include a nice stage through northern Ukraine, via Kiev – travelling through the safe region of northern Ukraine which has some lovely vast Countryside, old fashioned bumpy roads and some great quality hotels.
MotoExplorers – route crosses the nice safe northern regions of Ukraine.
From Russia you continue east to Saratov before crossing into Kazakhstan, across to a nice large town at Uralsk where we stay in comfort and cool down in the cities finest 4* hotel. It’s then a few days of hot riding, across the vast flat plains down to Aral, the town that used to be on the sea but is now in a desert.
Continue south towards the cool mountains of Kyrgyzstan and enjoy this stunning mountainous Country – a ‘bikers paradise’, as well as a nice respite from the heat.
Includes travel permit for the restricted Torugart border region & guide support to the China border,
travel with moto guide, support vehicle & includes all lodgings b&b
The mountains suddenly rise up out of the plains as we approach beautiful Kyrgyzstan, the bikers jewel of the trip. A stunningly beautiful, natural – friendly country, A real delight to travel through. Lovely mountain roads, cool air & warm homestead hospitality set amongst proud mountains and incredible lakes. We track south following the path of the old silk road up to Tash Rabat where an ancient road house still sits amongst the mountains. From there, an exciting short journey alongside the mountains, up to the Tourgart pass and to the China border.
China – Laos & Thailand
Xingjian, Gansu, Autonomous Tibet regions, Sichuan, Yunnan Provinces
includes Moto permits for all Provinces.
Accommodation, guides, supporting Moto guides,
Chinese driving licence, customs clearances, overland travel permits
From China – we hand over to our English speaking Chinese partner guides & local moto support.
The China to Bangkok stages have our local guides to travel & assist you, without watering down your
adventure. Includes all guide costs, travel permits, customs, traffic regs,
customs clearances, all local hotels B&B
MotoExplorers Ride route overland through China
Ride to The Great Wall of China
Full final Routes & schedules may be subject to changes.
Laos – Thailand to Bangkok – optional
Local supporting guides, fixer & support vehicle from Laos.
includes, hotels accommodation to a high standard throughout Laos & Thailand.
guide, motorbike travel permits, through Laos & Thailand
support truck / fixer.
Laos and Thailand now require riders to be issued overland travel permits and to travel with local supporting guides & vehicle.
The guides are there to assist you where needed and organise the necessary travel permissions for us.
All nationalities welcome, please get in touch for more info & enquire to join the expedition
Flexible join stages from anywhere on-route
UK CHINA THAILAND 2019Start 28th July 2019
|RIDE STAGES||No. of days & Accommodation||PRICES - Total: £12995||Pillion & double room option|
|Options to ride with other bikes from EU, or set own pace riding solo.||Total 69 Days, inc 1 rest day per week||Total cost: £12999||Total cost: £5500|
|1. Start Trier, Germany||23 days Ride to Kazakhstan includes ride notes & all hotel locations, GPS etc||£1000 / person PAYG hotels||£1000 PAYG in EU-KZ|
|2. Guides, fixers & vehicle supported stages, Bishkek to Bangkok||inc 46 days Ride China to Thailand inc hotels||£11999||£4500|
|Full expedition 69 days|
Join from Trier.
|UK-Europe-to-Thailand, Trier Germany to Bangkok Thailand||option to exit at Malaysia & continue riding.|
WHAT'S INCLUDED - UK CHINA RIDE 2019
INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
Pre-trip guidance and advice / Letters of Invitation (loi's) Visas
Services of a support bike or vehicle with guide and fixer from join point, inc China Laos and Thailand pre-trip vaccinations - speak to your own GP
Assistance forwarding bike parts/tyres any hotels prior to your official joining point
Route notes & GPS lat/long coordinates from UK to Thailand Travel accident and medical Insurance
Customs paperwork and all formalities completed for entry into China, Laos + Thailand Insurances (bikes insured on borders after EU)
English speaking guides, fixers & support trucks, from China onwards oil / service parts / tyres
Return bike freight Thailand to UK (or EU / worldwide extra) personal spending money/food
Hotel accommodation twin room, bed and breakfast. (from your joining point to Bangkok) fuel / toll fees /speeding fines
World riders can also Freight motorcycles to any other locations,
Contact us for quotes
If you are interested in the ride and would like to find out more,
then please contact me and I will be happy to tell you more about the expedition
and these fabulous areas of the world.
Tel: Steve Hotson + 44 (0)7788 101144
Skype available for international riders
See: China Expeditions for more details