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Tour Inclusions and Price

Price - USA Portion

This price is for the USA portion of the tour only from New York, NY to San Francisco, CA.

  • New York, NY to San Francisco, CA Land Package Price for Drivers and Navigators

    $3,200 per person/double occupancy

    $ TBA single supplement

    Includes: all hotels, special events, breakfasts, some lunches and some dinners.

Price - International Portion

This price is for the international portion of the tour only from Beijing to Paris.

  • Beijing to Paris Land Package Price for Drivers and Navigators

    $26,695 per person/double occupancy

    $4,350 single supplement

  • Beijing to Paris Land Package Price for Additional Participants (3rd person or more that ride with the team)

    $17,995 per person/double occupancy

    $4,350 single supplement

There is special pricing for participants that can ride along in the support vehicle. Please call and ask about it as space is limited.


The following things are included with the price of the Beijing to Paris journey

  • Accommodation in hotels as listed or similar, with breakfast daily, local service charge and tax, Beijing (4 nights); Datong (1); Pingyao (1); Xian (2); Pingliang (1); Lanzhou (2); Wuwei (1); Juayuguan (1); Dunhuang (2); Hami (1); Urumqi (2); Kuytun (1); Yining (1); Almaty (2); Balqash (1); Karaganda (1); Astana (2); Petropavlovsk (1); Kurgan (1); Ekaterinburg (2); Perm (1); Izhevsk (1); Kazan (2); Nizhny Novgorod (1); Moscow (2); Veliki Luki (1); Daugavpils (1); Vilnius (1); Warsaw (1); Berlin (2); Prague (1); Zurich (1); Troyes (1); Paris (1)
  • Two support minivan/minibuses with drivers from Beijing to Paris throughout the itinerary (although it will not be the same two support vehicles)
  • Transportation by motorcoach for touring half and full days
  • Services of at least 2 MIR Tour Managers throughout the itinerary which will handle logistics coordination, hotel check in and check out, meal requests, border crossing assistance, customer service and support throughout the program, and more
  • Services of local English speaking guides throughout for touring scheduled on the touring days, and as needed
  • Permits and logistics handling in China, permits from the traffic authority, Chinese drivers license, temporary number plates for the vehicles, PSB permits, NTA permit, Route permit, and compulsory Third Party Insurance
  • For China, the temporary import and export handling charges that are required
  • Permits and logistics in Kazakhstan and Russia, including border crossings, Police registration, obligatory insurance per vehicle
  • Parking fees in Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Germany
  • Police registration and ecological taxes in Kazakhstan
  • Meals as listed as included in the itinerary - breakfasts daily, most dinners, and a few lunches
  • Special Welcome Reception and dinner in Beijing; and special Farewell Dinner in Paris
  • Bottled/purified water with the included meals, and on the coach on the full day touring days
  • Entrance fees to sites listed as included in the itinerary
  • Special cultural features throughout per itinerary
  • Destination information preparation materials
  • Assistance in providing airfare for any flights, including return flights for those who request it and would like MIR Corporation's help

The following things are not included with the price of the Beijing to Paris journey

  • International airfare between the U.S. and the start and ending cities; air taxes or fuel surcharges; pre- or post-tour services; gratuities to tour manager/s, local guides, drivers; visa or passport fees; medical and trip interruption insurance; evacuation costs; food or beverages not included in group meals; items of a personal nature such as laundry, extra drinks, alcohol, telephone expense, excess baggage fees, photo/video expenses inside museums (where allowed); other items not expressly listed as included
  • Any services in the USA for the section from New York to Los Angeles. More information on this portion of the tour is forthcoming
  • Shipping costs to ship the vehicles from Long Beach, CA to Tainjin, China and from Paris or Europe back to the U.S. in containers
  • Fuel for participant vehicles or any tolls required; these are to be paid by cash themselves along the way. Toll roads are currently located in China only
  • A separate motorcoach for touring the Hanging Monastery and the Yungang Caves, because participants will arrive to these places by their individual vehicles
  • Any type of bond or deposit that is required in China for the temporary importation of the participant vehicles. This is typically required, funds are held, then returned from 60 to 90 days after the vehicles leave China
  • The cost of a police escort is not included and would be extra if it is required by the government in China or Russia. We do not anticipate that this will be needed or required at this time

For additional questions, please see our FAQ or contact us.

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