THE SILK ROAD EXPEDITION

From 02 to 30 of July 2018

 

DIFFICULTY : 2/3

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE : 6 months before departure

 

The Silk Road and its incredible history, myths and legends that have drawn in so much adventurers and lead so much of them to unbelievable quests, this road is waiting for you now.

 

The road of Marco Polo and Tamerlan..

 

Anyone travelling this road cannot remain insensitive to the number of feet that have previously walked on this path.

At the heart of these endless desertic plains and between the cities marking solitary immensities and majestic mountains,

the Silk road has played an essentiel role for millenia.

 

The innumerable adventurers and merchants from all over the known world had given birth to the longest and

the most important trading road of our history. The Silk Road played a part in the foundation of our modern culture

thanks to the interactions it permitted between the populations, and throughout the centuries it participated to the

development of different civilizations.

 

Camil Adventure proposes you to come and hit the road trough the endless steppe and the majestic moutains of central Asia.

 

 

JOURNEY :

 

The route of this thematic off road tour on the mythic Silk Road will make you discover a part of our history throughout the natrural and cultural wealth of Central Asia.

 

During this off road tour we will discover 4 countries, each of 4 is unique and has its proper identity, oddity, natural wealth and cultural particularity that will surprise you.

 

  • KAZAKHSTAN :  A majestic country where we will explore the Mangistaou region, a vaste desert with unique and exceptionnal sights. Definately a place to discover, but treading carefully if you want to venture into the heart of this desert well known for not always being convenient

 

  • UZBEKISTAN : A legendary country where at times you can still smell the parfume of transported spices by caravans during the millenia. Legendary monuments and cities like Khiva, Boukhara and Samarkande will mark our path at the heart of this extraordinary country

 

  • TADJIKISTAN : Certainly a place to discover, with its dizzy mountains, barren plateaus and tracks with peaks over 4500m. Pamir mountains are at the junction of Himalayas and it's to take your breathe away, the landscpaes of the high altitude are unique and will leave an undelible mark on you

 

  • KIRGIZISTAN :  The Tian Shan meaning the Montain of Heaven with landscapes considered ones of the most beautiful in the world. Meeting the descendants of this antique population devoted  to their traditions and honoring  their ancestral way of life, is an exciting and memorable experience

 

Camil Adventure with his good field knowledge found you the improbable tracks with spectacular landscapes that you won't see anywhere else. Within a small group of participants you will appreciate meeting locals, an unforgettable experience.  This off road tour in a journey combining discoveries, off road challenges, natural, cultural and tourist appeals, as well as a veritable moment of relaxation and pleasure.

 

Throughout this off road expedition of the Silk Road you will have: dunes and sand, simple tracks, technical tracks, small water crossings, mountains, peaks and grandiose settings. This off road tour is a veritable off road adventure, accessible to everyone with a roadworthy vehicle.

OFF ROAD TOUR :

 

The off road tour on the Silk Road takes place with 6 vehicles enrolled (2 persons each)

  • The group is limited to 8 vehicles "participants"
  • This off road tour is made within a group, there's an option to evolve by your own in certain zones, provided that liasion can be maintained
  • The off road tour consists mostly of bivouacs but other type of accomodation is proposed (not included, to be paid on site)
  • The duration of the journey does not include de connexion stages to/from the begginning of the off road tour
  • Tailored support by your guide to prepare this off road tour
  • Organisation provides the navigation material to perform this off road tour

 

ORGANISATION and ASSISTANCE :

 

All along the journey you will be accompanied and under assistance :

 

  • By your guide Camil and his off road vehicle
  • A rescuer capabable to help you and assure the transfer to a healthcare unit if medical circumstances required
  • The assistance 4wd vehicle is equipped in a way to be able to get any vehicle out of a difficult situation and to communicate with exteriour under all circumstances in case of isolation.

 

VEHICLE AND PARTICIPANT :

 

A good 4wd vehicle in good state can participate to this off road tour. A minimal preparation is necessary, for example :

  • AT tires
  • An extra fuel tank (or container), for certain exploration zones a high autonomy is required
  • A water separator and light fuel filter system
  • A maintenance of the essential parts of the vehicle

Every participant will receive a booklet with different  check-lists to determine the mandatory and recommended material.

DATES:

 

 

from 02 of July from Atyrau to 30 of July at Bischkek 2018

 

ATTENTION : Add 5 days for connexion stage there and 8 days back

from/to France

(to add to the duration of the off road tour)

to 28 days of the off road tour in Central Asia

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6 months before departure

 

PRICING

 

2600 euros per person

Price on the basis of a 4wd vehicle with 2 participants

The total cost of 5200 euros per crew

 

430 euros for visas per person

if you prefer that Camil Adventure takes care of the administrative procedure

that makes 860 euros per crew

 

450 euros for accomodation expenses

to be paid on site

 

The total of : 6510 euros for 28 days of the tour

 

SILK ROAD COMBINED WITH MONGOLIA TOUR

contact us for the price

 

VEHICLE CONVEYING OPTION and flight in/out : contact us

 

Supplement for under 18 : 400 euros

Other cases : contact us

 

 

JOURNEY COST :

 

The global cost of such a journey should be anticipated.

Here you have a part of fixed expenses, these are indicative prices that may vary, but are a bare minimum.

 

1. Fuel

Connexion stages = +/- 980 euros (or 58 x your consumption in euros per 100 km = an estimation in euros).
Off road tour = +/- 500 euros (or 28 x your consumption in euros per 100 km = an estimation in euros).

 

2. Vehicle check-up during the tour

Expect one full check-up of your vehicle = +/- 200 euros.

 

3. Insurance and repatriation expenses

In order to get visas and passes, you will be obliged to fulfil specific requirements of the countries we will cross.

We will guide you in this procedure and propose you suitable and advantageous solutions.

 

4. Medical preparation

We recommend you a medical preparation, including the vaccinations, that are not obligatory at all,

you are free to decide for your own and discuss it with your physician.

 

5. Food and access costs

Expect a minimum budget of 600 euros.

 

 

A global budget for 2 persons +/- :

8990 euros

for this tour including organisation costs

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS:

 

A must-have list of documents needed to realize this off road tour :

 

- 1 valid passeport (valid 6 months after your return date)

- Valid international driving license

- All the visas needed according your nationality for the countries crossed

(Camil Adventure proposes you to take care of the administrative procedure)

- Car insurance covering the countries crossed and the off roaf driving practice (we have partners)

- Medical insurance and repatriation services

 

Other formalities will be submitted within a booklet of the participant...

 

 

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