Silk Route


Operated by TDA Global Cycling, join this self-powered caravan through ancient Asian empires along the world’s most famous trading route.
You can do the entire epic or any one or more of the 8 stages.
 
Full Tour Silk Route Beijing To Istanbul May 14 To Oct 4 2022
Section 1 The Great Wall Beijing To Ulan Bator May 14 To May 26 2022
Section 2 Mongol Empire Ulan Bator To Gorno-Altaysk May 28 To Jun 19 2022
Section 3 Khans & Kazakhs Gorno-Altaysk To Almaty Jun 21 To Jul 6 2022
Section 4 Mountains & Meadows Almaty To Osh Jul 9 To Jul 19 2022
Section 5 The Pamir Highway Osh To Dushanbe Jul 21 To Aug 6 2022
Section 6 Karakum Crossing Dushanbe To Ashgabat Aug 8 To Aug 24 2022
Section 7 Magic Carpet Ride Ashgabat To Kars Aug 27 To Sep 17 2022
Section 8 Hills Of Anatolia Kars To Istanbul Sep 19 To Oct 4 2022

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Hills of Anatolia

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18 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
1650 Km
avg 118 Km
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Geopolitically Istanbul has been a crossroads between Europe and Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and a center of empires since Roman times. Formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, for many centuries it was also a terminus and a starting ...

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Magic Carpet Ride

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24 Day(s)
Moderate
1570 Km
avg 98 Km
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Until his recent death the oil-rich country of Turkmenistan was best known for the bizarre personality cult of its President for Life Saparmurat Miyazov (called “Turkmenbashi,” or “leader of the Turkmen”). Ashgabat is a cit ...

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Karakum Crossing

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19 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
1520 Km
avg 117 Km
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Leaving Dushanbe we pedal west and cross into Uzbekistan on our first day. From the border its three riding days to legendary Samarqand, where our eyes will feast on the minarets and domes of Uzbekistan's most glorious city, as written about b ...

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The Pamir Highway

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19 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1330 Km
avg 89 Km
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The ride begins in Osh, Kyrgyzstan's oldest city and home to one of Central Asia's largest and busiest markets. The route heads south to the crossroads town of Sary Tash before heading west into Tajikistan, a remote country described by Lo ...

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Mountains and Meadows

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13 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1220 Km
avg 122 Km
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The cyclists will pedal east through the arid landscape before climbing up into the foothills of the Tian Shan Mountains. Camping for the night near the Charyn Canyon, some riders may be tempted to test their rafting skills on the fast flowing riv ...

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Khans and Kazakhs

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18 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
1805 Km
avg 129 Km
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From the capital of the Russian Altai Republic, the Silk Route cyclists will pedal north towards the friendly city of Biysk before veering off southwest towards the Kazakhstan border.

The route there will take the riders through a v ...

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Mongol Empire

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25 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
2240 Km
avg 118 Km
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Leaving Ulan Bator and its urban comforts, the riders will now head west and will quickly find themselves off the pavement and into the northern wilds of the country.

This is the Mongolia many people imagine; vast rolling steppes, c ...

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The Great Wall

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15 Day(s)
Moderate
1110 Km
avg 111 Km
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The Silk Route journey begins in Beijing, China's political and cultural capital, not to mention the 3rd largest city in the world. With a rich history stretching back over 3,000 years, you will enjoy exploring its fascinating museums and hist ...

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Silk Route

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146 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
12440 Km
avg 112 Km
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Our 13,000 kilometre self-powered caravan begins in Beijing, China, the political and cultural centre of China and follows the northern Silk Route across mysterious lands, fiery deserts, and forbidding mountains. Almost 20 weeks later we arrive in ...

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