Rally Tours NZ has announced its Silk Road Expedition for 2011 from London to Beijing. The expedition is self-drive and takes in some challenging and remote roads. The London to Instanbul legs take in the Nurnburgring, Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart and BMW museum in Munich.

Other countries visited are Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajkistan, which takes in the infamous Pamit Highway, and Kyrgyzstan, passing through Sary Tash en route to China, taking in Kashgar, Xion and Beijing.

The tour starts in May and visits 14 countries. See the website also for information on Rally Tours NZ’s trips to World Rally events – and also its own Paris Dakar tour.

The Silk Road tour starts in May and will cover 16,000km. Visit www.rallytours.co.nz for full details and costs.

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