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Compass Expeditions 103 day Asian Overland Expedition

Published on December 7, 2017 under Born To Ride
Compass Expeditions 103 day Asian Overland Expedition

103-day Asian Overland Expedition by Compass Expeditions

Compass Expeditions is excited to announce its newest addition to its major expedition program, the Asian Overland Expedition. “Due to public demand we have created this new exciting 103-day expedition that begins in Darwin and ends in Beijing”, says co-­‐founder Mick McDonald. “We have many clients who have done all of our major expeditions, some doing the same expedition twice, and it was with these people in mind we have decided to launch this new amazing expedition that traverses two hemispheres and promises to become one of our most epic journeys”, continues Mick.

This extraordinary journey visits one of the world’s newest countries of Timor Leste before island hopping some of the 17,000 islands that make up Indonesia, islands such as Nusa Tenggara, Lombok, Bali, Java & Sumatra. We cross onto the South East Asian mainland at Malaysia, renown for its superb food, and ride north into stunning Thailand; an impossibly beautiful landscape of white beaches bordered by limestone “Karsts”, megacities & mist-­‐covered mountains. We enter remote landlocked Laos and ride amongst its forests and visit the legendary Buddhist complex of Luang Prabang. From Laos, we enter the magnificent China and spend 47 amazing days in China. The ride includes the sensational passes of the Sichuan – Tibet
& Qinghai – Tibet highways to & from Lhasa experiencing one of the most spectacular viewpoints on earth, Everest Base Camp. Ancient cities, Terracotta armies, hanging monasteries, impossibly green rice terraces and endless mountains are only a part of what makes our time in China breathtaking. The ride eventually enters triumphantly into Beijing after traveling over 20,000ks across two hemispheres at the completion of what has been one of the world’s greatest long distance rides.

If rarely visited islands, rare wildlife encounters, smoldering volcanoes, dense forests, towering mountain peaks, ancient antiquities, superb food & some of the best riding on earth is your thing then the Asian Overland is your expedition.

For more information contact info@compassexpeditions.com or visit the Asian Overland Expedition webpage or call 1300 887 327 (within Australia) or +61 3 9747 2379 (outside Australia) or visit http://www.compassexpeditions.com.