Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts of Asia

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  • duration 35 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ends Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the amazing sights of Istanbul
  • Guided tour of Ancient Troy
  • Visit the Gallipoli Peninsular and the battlefields
  • Ancient ruins of Ephesus
Starting in Istanbul and ending in Ashgabat, the trip Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts Of Asia is a guided adventure trip that takes 35 days. You will visit Stepantsminda, Turkmenbashi, Olympos and 22 other destinations in 6 different countries. Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts Of Asia is a group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This 16 day overland tour journeys from Ashgabat to Tbilisi through Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkmenistan
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Edward B
  • On Dec 01 2018
“I can afford a more expensive tour but I love the way Dragoman tours operate.
They take care of the travelling and accommodations and leave one to do what they like at a destination.
You are not herded along in a line like sheep, and if you wander off it's your responsibility to get back.”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Kelly A
  • On Jul 08 2018
“Goreme accommodation was great. The long drive there was hard BUT worth it for the extra time in Goreme. Loved the Zil Kalesi and the camp location that night on the river. Georgia winery day (I enjoyed it too much). Tblisi and Baku and the ferry across the Caspian. I liked the uncertainty of it.”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Joshua C
  • On Dec 22 2017
“Appreciated being able to plug in our phones for music!”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Lenin S
  • On Dec 22 2017
“Enjoyed the whole lot as there were so many highlights spread over the whole trip”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1: Istanbul
  • Day 2: Gallipoli
  • Day 3: Selcuk
  • Day 4: Selcuk
  • Day 5: Pamukkale
  • Day 6: Olympos
  • Day 7: Olympos
  • Day 8: Egirdir
  • Day 9: Goreme
  • Day 10: Goreme
  • Day 11: Zara
  • Day 12: Sumela
  • Day 13: Batumi
  • Day 14: Kutaisi
  • Day 15: Tbilisi
  • Day 16: Tbilisi
  • Day 17: Lake Sevan
  • Day 18: Yerevan
  • Day 19: Yerevan
  • Day 20: Armenian Highlands
  • Day 21: Borjomi-Kharagauli NP
  • Day 22: Mtskheta
  • Day 23: Stepantsminda
  • Day 24: Telavi
  • Day 25: Telavi
  • Day 26: Lagodekhi
  • Day 27: Sheki
  • Day 28: Lahij Village
  • Day 29: Baku
  • Day 30: Baku
  • Day 31: Caspian Sea
  • Day 32: Turkmenbashi
  • Day 33: Ashgabat
  • Day 34: Ashgabat
  • Day 35: Ashgabat
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Transport
  • Overland Expedition Vehicle, Private Bus, Overnight Boat
Guide
  • Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas
Accommodation
  • Comfortable Hotel 9 nights
  • Multishare Hostel 5 nights
  • Camping without facilities 4 nights
  • Basic Hotel 5 nights
  • Guesthouse 5 nights
  • Wild Camp 3 nights
  • Homestay 2 nights
  • Overnight Boat 1 night
Meals
  • 36 Breakfasts
  • 10 Lunches
  • 28 Dinners
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Istanbul and from Ashgabat are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts of Asia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts of Asia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 13 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 June 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts of Asia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Mountains, Kingdoms & Deserts of Asia 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Local Payment The local payment is a group fund, paid separately from the trip price on the first day of the tour. It covers everything that the group does together on the ground. This is primarily hotel accommodation and campsite fees, meals whilst camping (but not while eating in restaurants), and included activities and puts money directly back to the local community. The local payment, or kitty system, is unique to overlanding tours and provides maximum flexibility and best value on the road - you can see exactly what is being paid for, you get everything at cost price, it keeps costs competitive by leveraging group expenses and saves on administrative costs. The fund is run by the tour guide, and any excess left over at the end is returned equally to the group. Local prices are estimated in USD when we print the brochure then reviewed monthly as local costs and exchange rates vary throughout the year. It's therefore important once you book your trip to check the website regularly and just before departure for any changes to the amount.

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