Ride China by motorcycle

Ride your own motorcycle to China

2019 UK China Thailand expedition

International riders – we can assist arranging bike freight to the UK or Europe to ride EU to China 2019

Start: 28 July 2019
Finish: Oct
69 days / all hotels / 1 rest day per week
Price: UK £12800 / Eur €15000
includes return bike freight Thailand to UK/EU

Route is suitable for road bikes & pillions

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


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“Organised as needs be – flexible as can be”


Start 28th July 2019
Finish Thailand
JOIN RIDE FROM:No. of days & AccommodationPricePillion & double room option
stages 1 & 2 options.
Join from Trier, or Bishkek.
Twin room share. OR - Ride option with single rooms is; £15800
1. Start UK-Trier, GermanyComplete expedition - 69 days Ride & hotels£12800£6500
2. or Join at: Bishkek / Torugart, Kyrgyzstaninc 46 days Ride China to Thailand inc hotels£10500£4500

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 bike or 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
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
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

  • 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 UK to China  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

Riders from Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Canada, USA, Norway, Europe etc : can freight motorcycles to start the ride from UK or Europe and ride back to SE Asia.


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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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* Also  – freelance guide opportunity to work with us for the 2019/2020 expeditions 
Current owner / operator has Specialised in UK-China, Asia expeditions for 10 years.
After traveling over 1 million road miles it’s getting time to rest his tyres soon!

Initial enquiries by email to : info@motoexplorers.uk