Ride China by motorcycle

Ride your own motorcycle China, Tibet
and Everest base camp

2019 ASIA to UK expedition
Riders from Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand, China: can ride solo and join the ride from China-Laos Mohan border.
UK, USA, European, World riders – can fly bikes to any of the start stages:
Kunming, Lhasa, Kashgar, Bishkek

Start: May 2019 (date TBC)
Finish: July, Europe & UK
Price: £9500
+ onward or return bike freight (£1500)

“Very few Westerners get to ride their own motorcycles overland through China”

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Great Wall of China

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“Organised as needs be – flexible as can be”

CHINA EXPLORER RIDE CHINA UK - with bike rental + freight options

Start May 2019, China
Finish July 2019, UK
JOIN RIDE FROM:No. of days & AccommodationPricePillion & double room option
stages 1 & 2 options.
Join from Tibet, south or west China borders.
Twin rooms. (single upgrades also available)
1. Start Mohan or Kunming ChinaComplete expedition - 69 days Ride & hotels£9500£5200
2. or Join at: Kashgar China or Bishkek, Kyrgyzstaninc 31 days Ride China to UK & hotels£5770£2800

Motoexplorer co-ordinates flexible ride groups, to help you ride to the Great Wall of China on your own motorcycle, at your own pace.

We have supporting guides along the route, so there’s no need to ride in convoy. 


Pre-trip guidance and advice / Letters of Invitation (loi's)Visas
services of a support vehicle with guide and fixer from join point, inc China Laos and Thailandpre-trip vaccinations - speak to your own GP
assistance forwarding bike parts/tyresany hotels prior to your official joining point
Ferry crossing Europe-UKonward / Rtn bike freight & air fare from end of ride.
route notes inc GPS lat/long coordinates from UK to ThailandTravel accident and medical Insurance
customs paperwork and all formalities completed for entry into China Insurances (bikes insured on borders after EU)
English speaking guides, fixers & support truck, from your selected joining point. oil / service parts / tyres
guide and fixer in Kyrgyzstanpersonal spending money/food
hotel accommodation twin room, bed and breakfast. (from your joining point to Bangkok)fuel / toll fees /speeding fines

* Also New owner – business opportunity to work with us for the 2019/2020 expeditions 

  • Silk Road Routes with good western facilities, fuel, hotels, road riding (not off-road)
  • We provide day by day ride notes, GPS, routes, hotels, co-ordinated ride with small ride groups to travel with other bikes through Europe if you wish.
  • Join our in-Country guides and fixers from China, Bishkek and the Torugart Pass China.
  • All ride notes provided for 69 days
  • Guide-ride-supported for the China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Europe stages.

 “Adventure & shared experiences all the way”,  from the moment you book onto the expedition, we will guide you through every step of the preparations, supporting you to make the journey in a relaxed flexible way, that suits your own travel style.

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MotoExplorers Ride China UK 2019

email us  to receive the 2019 expedition information notes 

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Flexible friendly service – It’s your journey – we’re here to support your ride

The hardest part of these expeditions is clicking the ‘yes’ button to give yourself some time off-the-grid for yourself!
Once you’ve decided to take some time out, ‘off grid’ you will soon start to relax into the journey. 

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We co-ordinate Motorcycle freight worldwide


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Travelling the world by motorcycle, gives you ‘history’ it’s ‘your identity‘  your adventure,

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 I hope you enjoy some of the imagery from previous expeditions and if it inspires you to want to jump on the bike and go see the Great Wall of China for yourself, ‘fantastic – I look forward to helping show you how to get there’.  Steve Hotson –  photographer & MotoExplorer

Telephone anytime, to find out more about riding through these amazing parts of the world.
I am always pleased to hear from you: Steve Hotson: +44 (0)7788 101144

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NEW – 2019 – Fantastic motorcycling lifestyle business, or opportunity to build a bigger team and expedition base.  Current owner / operator has Specialised in UK-China, Asia expeditions for 10 years.  And after traveling over 1 million road miles it’s getting time to rest his tyres!

Initial enquiries by email to : info@motoexplorers.uk