Going over in one direction from Bulgaria through Georgia, Russia and on to Mongolia. Return trip is west across Mongolia, into Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan (or Iran) then on to Turkey and Bulgaria.
Rensina van den Heuvel is a passionate overlander – leading tours and exploring herself, particularly in Morocco, Mongolia and Queensland, Australia. MORE Join her on this amazing 6 month trip – From 1 May – 1 November.
Remember you can join for just part of the trip
Accommodation will be both camping and staying in towns….depends on what you want to do. This is a communal trip where we all pay our own way, as in food and accommodation.
You will be responsible to pay for your own visas. Fuel/maintenance costs for running the vehicles you’ll travel in, will cost each person, $25 AUD per day.
Other costs for this trip will be your airfares to join the trip. Potential places to join the trip are in Sofia (Bulgaria) or Istanbul (Turkey) or Almaty (Kazakhstan) or Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) or Ulaan Bataar (Mongolia).
We having been planning this Overland trip for quite awhile and next year IS the year.
Age range of travellers already going is 32 to 70. Men and Women.
Travelling from Bulgaria in two (maybe 3) vehicles we will drive to Mongolia. A distance of about 9500 kilometres. Journey will run through Turkey, Georgia Russia across to Lake Baikal and into Mongolia.
We will run a separate Mongolian tour for the month of July.
At the end of July, we will begin our return journey, back to Bulgaria via the Silk Road and the STAN countries.
Beginning in Ulaan Bataar we will head north to Lake Khovsgul, then west across to Western Mongolia, over the border to Russia, then to Kazakhstan and onwards across the old Silk Road tracks across the “Stan” countries.
These countries are steeped in ancient cultures, traditional costumes and incredibly spectacular landscapes. This is a trip of a lifetime! Please email me with any questions at all.
Remember there are limited spaces on this once in a lifetime trip