Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks)

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 79 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-95 yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38604
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
  • +16
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery and alpine lakes throughout Kyrgyzstan
  • Overnight stay in a Traditional yurt at Lake Song Kol
  • Visit the ancient caravanserai, Tash Rabat
  • Wander through the oldest bazaar in Central Asia in the city of Osh
  • Take in the incredible landscapes with forever changing colours as the sun moves through Tajikistan
  • Explore the ancient medressas, mausoleums and mosques of Bukhara and Samarkand
  • See ships marooned in the desert at the Aral Sea
  • Camping 'under the stars' in the barren Kara-Kum Desert
  • Feel the intense heat coming from the Darwaza Gas Crater
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Starting in Chuy Province and ending in Istanbul, the tour "Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks)" is a guided overland journeys trip that takes 79 days. You will visit Dilijan, Bukhara, Almaty and 15 other destinations in 9 different countries. "Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks)" is a group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Discover some of the oldest cities in the world steeped in history and legend, from Troy in Turkey, Baku - the largest City on the Caspian Sea, to the legendary 'Stans'. Experience the incredibly diverse landscapes from the baron desert in Turkmenistan to the high mountain passes in Tajikistan.
  • Day 1-9 : Bishkek To Semenovskre Gorge
  • Day 10-13 : Semenovskre Gorge To Tash Rabat
  • Day 14-15 : Tash Rabat To Bishkek
  • Day 16-17 : Bishkek
  • Day 18-22 : Bishkek To Fann Mountains
  • Day 23-24 : Fann Mountains To Dushanbe
  • Day 25-28 : Dushanbe To Bukhara
  • Day 29-32 : Bukhara To Aral Sea
  • Day 33-35 : Aral Sea To Ashgabat
  • Day 36 : Ashgabat
  • Day 37-39 : Ashgabat To Turkmenbashi
  • Day 40-42 : Turkmenbashi To Baku
  • Day 43-47 : Baku To Sheki
  • Day 48-49 : Sheki To Tatev
  • Day 50-53 : Tatev To Dilijan
  • Day 54-58 : Dilijan To Tbilisi
  • Day 59-60 : Tbilisi
  • Day 61-66 : Tbilisi To Batumi
  • Day 67-78 : Batumi To Istanbul
  • Day 79 : Istanbul
  • Accommodation - approx. 60% camping & 40% simple hostels/hotels/homestay
  • Meals - approx 50%
  • All Transport on Oasis Expedition Truck
  • Services of Oasis Crew
  • Camping and Cooking equipment
  • Visas
  • Local Payment (see tour notes & options)
  • Optional Excursions as listed in the Pre-Departure Information
  • Flights
  • Airport Taxes & Transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals - approx. 50%
  • Drinks
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 June 2024, a deposit of 249 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Bishkek To Istanbul (11 Weeks) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Single Supplement

Prices shown here are exclusive of single supplement charge. For solo travellers and/or group travellers opting for single rooms, single supplement charges will be mandatory.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
  • 'Mini-bubbles' will be created on board the truck in Overland Tours for extra hygiene and infection control. Travelers may be required to take regular PCR tests before crossing borders between countries.
  • It is highly recommended that all travelers are fully vaccinated before the tour.
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