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From SE Asia,  ride through China to Mongolia 2017 on your own motorcycles.


If you wish to take ride from SE Asia to Central Asia. This will be your ideal tour to join!  Group meeting point is Boten, the border town close to China's Mohan border.  You will be met by your guide at Mohan, your guide will handle Chinese custom clearance and other paper works for you. Your journey cross China starts here! We ride northwest to the capital city of Xishuangbanna and travel through the southern minority areas to Dali and world heritage town of Lijiang and onward to eastern Tibet region. After a gorgeous day we ride through the third deepest gorge in the world to Shangri_la. Your first rest day will allow you a good rest and pay a visit to the largest Tibetan Monastery in Yunnan province. We will travel north to even remoter Tibetan area, the Kham-eastern Tibet. We spend a few days riding on high plateau and reach Lanzhou city, you will then meet the Yellow River since your first encounter with the Yangtse River one week ago. Be captivated by the sprawling Gobi Desert, we will travel north to the border of Mongolia, get ready to ride to Ulaanbaatar and experience it's laid-back modern vibes. Travel across the countryside of Mongolia, a land of rich natural beauty, fascinating nomadic cultures. Tour finishes after getting out of China.

Day to Day Itinerary

All members are required to arrive to Luang Namtha, Laos on May 25, 2017

Day to Day Itinerary 
(Trip Photos and testimonials)

Day 1 Boten/Mengla/Jing Hong 220km 4hr May 26
Ride from Luang Namtha to Boten, exit Laos and ride to Chinese border. Your guide will clear the customs and do the paper works for you. Afterwards you ride to Mengla getting plates and licenses. Your adventure in China starts now! Push to Jing Hong, the capital city of Xishuangbanna

Day 2 Jing Hong/Shuangjiang 325km 6hr May 27
Out of the city, ride to Menghai, tea plantations and continue to Shuangjiang Lahu Minority town.

Day 3 Shuangjiang/Dali 400km 6hr May 28
Ride to Weishan, stop for half an hour to visit Weishan old town. Last 60KM to Dali old city.

Day 4 Dali/Lijiang 170km 4hr May 29
Ride along the lake, visit Xizhou Village for traditional Bai Houses. Afternoon arrive in Lijiang. We have the whole afternoon in this charming world heritage town.

Day 5 Lijiang/Tiger Gorge/Shangri_la 275km 6hr May 30
Leave for Tiger Leaping Gorge, the highlight of motorcycle riding. Lunch in the gorge and ride to Shangri_la

Day 6 Shangri_la/Xiangcheng 220km 4hr May 31
Ride to Derong, entering Sichua Province, eastern Tibet, Kham region. Follow Dinchu river to Xiangcheng.

Day 7 Xiangcheng/Yajing 350km 8hr June 01
Today we climb Haizi Mounatin to Litang, hightestt town of China. We then ride to Yajing town.

Day 8 Yajing/Danba 288km 6hr June 02
Travel through the Yalong river and to Danba County. The heart of Kham region, we spend a night in a Tibetan homestay.

Day 9 Danba/Hongyuan 310km 6hr June 03
Enroute visit the Danba towers, Ride to Hongyuan, Tibet plateau and grassland

Day 10 Hongyuan/Labrang 370km 8 hr June 04
Passing nomads and cattle¨s on grassland, we will stop at Langmusi and visit this beautiful monastery and Ride to Labrang Monastery, and visit the fourth largest Tibetan Buddhism School.

Day 11 Labrang Rest Day June 05
Labrang Monasteryis the largest monastery in the traditional Tibetan region of Amdo. Established in 1709, Labrang housed over 4000 monks at its peak, but now only has around 1500 monks with another couple of hundred lay students. Located in the Gansu Part of Amdo, Labrang is considered the cultural heart of Amdo Tibetan culture along with nearby town of Rebkong. We will spend a day to explore this fascinating place

Day 12 Labrang/Tiansui  430km  7hr  June 06
Ride north to Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu Prefecture. We then turn east towards Tianshui, an city on the silk road of China.

Day13  Tianshui/Xi'an  450km 6 hr  June 07
Long day ride to Xi'an, we will visit the world famous Maijishan Grottoes dated back to 1600 years ago before we ride into Xi'an. The starting point of the silk road.

Day14  Xi'an Rest Day  June 08
We will visit in ancient city-Xi'an. Xi'an has been the capital of China in over 10 dynasties, and you can see history everywhere in Xi'an. We suggest the visit to the world famous Terra Cottas Warriors, the hundred years old city wall, drum tower, bell tower, and the Chinese History museum (one of the best 3 in China) etc.

Day 15  Xi'an/Pingyao  510km 6hr   June 09
Long day but paved straight highway to the ancient city of central China.

Day16  Pingyao/Datong  385KM  June 10
RWe visit the Pingyao ancient city, one of the classic examples of northern style ancient city in China. Every year, people will hold the photographing festival here and it is regarded an idea place for photographers. Explore the old city of Pingyao, dated back to 12th century, featuring old life style and architecture of central China. We ride north to Datong city.

Day 17  Datong /Erenhot 460KM June 11
We ride north to Mongolia Border and get papers done for exiting CHina.

Day 18  China/Mogolia  June 12
Clear the customs and exit china at Erenhot Exit China, ride to Sainsand in Mongolia


--Chinese driving licenses

--Temporary Plates

--Customs clearances (in and out)

--Custom Deposit Bund

--Third party liability insurance for motorcycles

--Tour information about safe riding in China

--English speaking driving guide who drives a support van or a riding guide on his own motorcycle

--Maintenances advise for your bike and spare parts sourcing in China


All overnights in hotels, guesthouses in double occupancy

--All breakfasts

Lunches and dinners

--All entry fees to parks and monasteries, etc...

--Fuel(15USD/day average)

--All services not mentioned and all items of a personal nature

--Tipping or gratuities to guides

--Mandatory international travel insurance

--Extra cost if  tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

        Laos to Mongolia through China
DATES: May 26, 2017
TRIP PRICE: 6-8 bikes: 31000USD/person/bike
4-5 bikes: 3500USD/person/bike
3 bikes: 4300USD/person/bike
2 bikes: 5800USD/person/bike
GROUP SIZE: Minimum 2 riders
START/FINISH: Mohan/Erenhot
DURATION: 18 days, 15 riding days, 2 rest days
TRIP GRADE: Moderately Difficult, experienced riders with good riding skills and endurance
ROUTE: Total distance 6562 km, daily rides 250-500 km. Mostly on asphalt roads with some gravels.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotels and guesthouses
HIGHLIGHTS: Laos, Xishuangbana tpical forest, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri_la, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Kham Tibetan Region, Yangtse and Yellow River. Chinese Architecture and gardens, Rarely visited mountain tribes and terraced fields, the Red River. tropical southern China Mongolia, gobi desert, Erenhot
BOOKING DEADLINE: Feb 01, 2017, early bird before Dec. 31, 2016 earns 200USD