Good to be home again

BACK IN NZ

Been home in NZ a whole week now. The jet lag had hardly enough time to wear off and was back on the road again driving a truck and living out of a suitcase. just how I like it !! The long driving stints gave me time to reflect on the two wonderful trips in Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia just completed and the great people who joined me to experience these amazing countries. Thanks to our loyal clients and helpful suppliers and helpers for making both expeditions safe and memorable. Plans for future Overland trips and Rally Tours are now planned and dates set for the 2016 / 2017 and beyond with new opportunities and requests presenting themselves daily.

DAKAR RALLY RAID 2016

We head off to the DAKAR Rally on the 1st January 2016. The Dakar event starts in Buenos Aires and heads into Bolivia returning to finish in Rosario (near BA) 17 days later.

The big news is that Sebastian Leob has been recruited to drive for Peugeot along with 3 other rock stars.

We are offering a special tour price for anyone who holds a NZ Motorsport licence or belongs to an affiliated MSNZ car club. The DAKAR is a must see “bucket List” item for all motor sport supporters … CHECK OUT THE DAKAR TOUR PAGE …

SOUTH AMERICAN SELF DRIVE

Our 2016 South American self drive tour kicks off from Buenos Aires on the 20th January and follows a trail in and out of Argentina and Chile for 37days finishing in Santiago.

Highlights include reaching the southern tip of south America, Ushuiaia and a 3 day boat cruise from Puerto Natales to Port Montt the spectacular Chilean fiords. We supply the vehicles or bring your own vehicle …

SHANGHAI TO LONDON 2016

Rally Tours are the specialists in providing the ultimate self drive adventures. In May 2016 a convoy of Classic and modern cars will depart from Shanghai bound for London. At the same time a group of 4×4 vehicles will leave Vladivostok.The two groups will come together in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for just one night then again in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

At that point The entire convoy will travel via Moscow, St Petersburg, Tallinn, Warsaw to finish at the famous Beaulieu Motor Museum in Southern England. Be quick to join us for this “one off” 65 day trip in 2016 …

WRC CHINA 2015

The WRC is returning to China in October 2016.
Rally Tours will be there and want you to join us !!
Rally Tours has had extensive experience in China with its  successful overland tours and will has the expertise to take you to experience what will be a totally unique event. expressions of interest are being received now !! …

WHAT’S NEW IN 2017

2017 sees our Rally Tours overland expeditions venturing back into Central Asia and the “Stan countries” A new innovation sees us operating the Silk Road tour in reverse starting in Vladivostok and finishing in London. Don’t have the time or the money to do the whole trip then consider the following modular options now available …

Join us for a 21 day Mongolian experience or a 24 day “Pamir Highway” / Central Asia adventure. We can offer either self – drive or seat in Land-Cruiser options. Talk to us now about 2017 trips as i expect that they will be popular …

ROAD OF BONES

By request, the “Road of Bones” to Magadan (north Eastern Russia), a trip to Murmansk (North western Russia)

And totally new program in Myanmar (Burma) are currently being looked at as potentially future expeditions …

RALLY AUSTRALIA

A big thanks to John Kilpatrick who did a great job looking after our very happy Rally Australia group.

Also again thanks to Rally Sport Magazine who hosted our group and gave them the very best spectating opportunities at Rally Australia.

Sorry to those of you that thought that you could do it on your own …

That’s all for now, more details to follow soon …

Regards

Greg Paul