The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
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We are on two motorbikes and thinking of doing this route. We already have our Pakistan visas and have been in contact with Newland Travel who have given us some reasonable prices. But the more people we have, the cheaper it gets. Is anyone interested in joining us?
i am definitely interested in a visa for china, just one question is it a group visa and everybody must enter at the same date from the same point or is it a kind of discount for multi-visas and so everybody get his/her visa and can use it whenever s/he wants?
Newland Travel do not provide the China visa. They will supply a letter of introduction so that you can get your own visa, and this cost US$100 per person.
It is not the cost of the visa that is shared, you have to organise that yourself separately. It is the cost of the guide which is needed to travel through China if using your own transport.
The costs we have been given are US$2,200 for two bikes travelling in China for 4 days only. If a third bike joins the cost of the guide is shared between 3 rather than two and the cost per person reduces by a few hundred (all a bit vague). This price also includes accommodation.
We are planning to be at the top of the KKH on 18 May and will meet the guide at the border on this day. We will then travel through China for 4 days and then into Kyrgyzstan and onwards to Europe. We will not be returning.
We are 3 french people doing a long road trip this summer from India to Paris, via Pakistan, China and Khirgizistan, but 2 months later than your trip... We plan to arrive at the Pakistani-Chinese border between the 21st of August and the 30th of August. We will then need a guide from Pundjerab pass up to the Khirgiz-Chinese border, as asked by the chinese authorities. We have received the following quote from a travel agent (nature_lunwang):
If the 3 motorcycles and stay in China 5 days the cost is: 1300 USD
The cost in detail is as following:
1 Permit for enter China: 50 USD
2 license plates: 30 USD *3 motorcycles = 90 USD
3 Insurance for the guest: 10 USD p/p *3= 30 USD
4 Insurance for the third person: 40 USD *3 / motorcycles = 120 USD
5 Fee for the Customs: Khoqirap Pass: 200 USD for three motorcycles
Turgart pass: 200 USD for three cycles
6 Driving License: 20 USD *3= 60 USD
7 Service for the guide: 80 USD a day * 5 days= 400 USD
8 Trance for the guide: 150 USD. ( Kashgar –Khonqirap Pass and Kashgar- Irkeshitan pass).
This quote is very interesting because its a lot cheaper than the other ones we have received, and it details the costs. Could you help us a bit with the details? For instance the customs fee seems huge, and I don't know what "Trance for the guide" means...
Furthermore, is there anyone willing to join us on this tour, to try and reduce the fixed costs? Would you (Kate and Will) be ok to delay your trip by 2 months?
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