Easy booking process - When you pay the deposit VRTW organises all the logistics for your expedition.

All accommodation, hotels & lodgings.

Border and customs formalities and paperwork, all pre-trip guidance & advice, LOI’s, etc.

Border insurance for Russia, Kazakhstan, China.

Visa application advice and procedures (Visa’s are personal to you).

Local agents in various countries, and local guides and fixers, where required.

Expedition Route Notes and GPS waypoints, GPS advice, maps and ride directions. GPS maps for all countries supplied on an SD-card for use in Garmin GPS systems.

VRTW Support Vehicle and team, and emergency assistance for all countries.

Spare equipment, tools, oils, fluids, puncture repair kits.

Spare tyres, chains, belts, lubes, emergency fuel & water, emergency comms & tracker.

Oil service facilities along the expedition route.

Motorcycle service parts ordering, and freight forwarding to maintenance location.

Travel Adapters for charging cameras, laptops, etc, as required (UK/USA/EURO/China).

International Travel sim card.

Photos of the expedition.

Motorbike Shipping costs - Return motorcycle Air or Sea freight back to Europe, from the final expedition destination.

Motorbike Shipping - includes European de-berthing fees, agents and customs clearance fees, 48 hrs storage charges. VRTW can organise secure, insured courier delivery of your motorcycle from the port back to your home, UK, Europe & Worldwide.

Advice on return motorcycle freight, and specialist freight broker services, so motorcycles can be freighted to any location, Worldwide.


Chinese Driving License and Registration Plates. Including the surcharge applied by China for riders over the age of 60.

Chinese Permits.

Chinese Moto Insurance for riders.

Third-Party Liability Insurance for motorcycle.

Transfers Torugart-Kashgar as we complete the Chinese border procedures.

Customs clearance (in and out).

Customs import deposit.

Chinese and English speaking guides.

Chinese Support vehicle.

Assistance in booking or locating restaurants.

Guide lodgings and meals.

Motorcycle spare parts sourcing in China (not including purchase costs).

Motorcycle maintenance advice and locating a suitable repair garage (not including costs).

Guide’s assistance in Motorcycle maintenance.

Shuttle service from Shanghai Port back to your Hotel.


Personal documentation (e.g. visas, passport), vaccinations, personal taxes.

Personal travel, accident and medical insurance, European motorcycle insurance cover, European and international breakdown cover.

Personal spending money, meals (except where stated), tips, snacks, drinks, alcohol, optional excursions, or other extras. Entrance Fees to sights and parks (except where stated).

Return passenger airline flights to get to the start and/or from the finish point, for each Expedition.

Pre & post Expedition costs - Any travel, subsistence, hotel costs before the start point, or after end point, or sea freight point in Europe / The UK, or to and from any European / UK briefing meetings.

Fuel, bike services, bike repair, repatriation, spares, bike documentation, toll road fees, traffic, speeding or parking fines, ferry services.

Any costs incurred to third parties, e.g local mechanics or agents directly arranged by Participant(s).

Motorbike Freight of your motorcycle which is not from the stated end point of the expedition, should you not complete the Expedition. VRTW will assist with organising freight of your motorcycle from an alternative destination (at your own expense).

Any other item not specifically noted on your booking documentation as included in the price.

Please read our Terms and Conditions to get a full insight into the expeditions and requirements.