india - burma - thailand etc.

Discussion in 'Asia Pacific' started by jumbee, May 20, 2012.

  1. jumbee

    jumbee Adventurer

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    possible Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
    buying an Enfield in India and riding, how possible is that kind of a trip?

    thanks.
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  2. jumbee

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    got sort of an answer here:
    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=536903&highlight=MYANMAR

    well, seems currently sort of impossible.
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  3. Pecha72

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    Yep, that was my posting. I think you do yourself a favour, if you just simply forget about crossing all of Burma by land. I do hope it will all change one day, but it has not, for half a century, so don't hold your breath.

    India to SE Asia overland via China might be an option, but you have to want it real bad, and be prepared to pay BIG time!
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  4. Pecha72

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    Just recently saw some reports, that Tibet is currently closed for foreigners, so not sure, if the Nepal-China-Laos option is a realistic one right now. But you´d need to get in contact with a Chinese tour operator anyway, and they´ll certainly know about it.

    Do also note, that the route goes through the Himalayas, and the Tibetan high plateau, so especially if you´re planning to go on 2 wheels, then winter is something to think about (it´ll most certainly be very severe in 5000 meters above sea level!)
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