Indian travel startup Embarq is setting off on a jaunt along the fabled silk route in Central Asia from the 1st to the 7th of October. The seven day journey commences from and ends in Kyrgyzstan’s capital city of Bishkek. A representative of Embarq will lead the expedition, and a sweep car occupied by a mechanic, and a professional photographer, and equipped with a first-aid kit and with room for additional luggage space will accompany the riders. The route includes tarmac and off-road sections and a variety of tourist destinations and cultural experiences.
If you want to be a part of this tour, it will cost you Rs 1.5 lakh and an additional $300 (US) or approximately Rs 20,000 as a refundable deposit for the bike. Included in the package is the rental fee for a Yamaha XT 600 with insurance cover, fuel expenses, all meals, accommodation, airport transfers in Kyrgyzstan, a local SIM card, and visa support among other things. However, air fare, visa costs and personal expenses will have to be borne by the participants themselves. Last date for registration is the 23rd of August 2016. visit the Embarq website – www.embarq.in for more details.