Thailand/Laos/China/Mongolia Feb-March 2019

A Long Way f/ Humpty Doo

New Overlander
Aug 31, 2018
February-March 2019

We are looking for other travellers to share guide costs to cross Thailand (Cambodia / Laos and eventually Vietnam) early February then into China (early March) to Mongolia. We are flexible around dates.

We are a Dutch couple living in Australia. Travelling with our Toyota Landcruiser 100 series from Darwin to Europe and further to Sth America.

We are in Flores Indonesia on our way to Thailand in the next three-four months, in no rush and flexible.

For both China and Thailand we have quotes as also a per day price for Vietnam.

We hope to get more teams together to enjoy travelling and reduce costs. Let us know if you are interested or what your plans are.

See below the quotes we have received so far. If you have any questions please let me know.


China Quote 1.
24 Days/23 Nights
Entry and exit border: Entry from Mohan, Exit from Erenhot

Price: CNY/ each 1car+1driver
1 vehicle+ 1 driver 36.000
based on 2 cars- each 1 car+1 driver 23.600•
based on 3 cars- each 1 car+1 driver 20.200•
based on 4 cars- each 1 car+1 driver 17.900
Each Extra Guest: 3.800

1. All necessary paperwork for self-driving trip in China.
2. Entry and exit process: CIQ(China inspection and quarantine), Customs clearance for your vehicles.
3. Temporary Chinese driver licenses for drivers and number plate for your vehicles.
4. fluent English-speaking tour guide accompany the whole tour from border to border;
5. Tour guide’s transportation fee for heading to the border and getting back; Accommodations and meals for the tour guide on the trip.
6. service: information consulting , tour organization, documents translation, forms making, paperwork application and other preparations. Traffic liability compulsory insurance for your vehicles and travel insurance for guests etc.
7. Customs deposit of your vehicles – we can cover the deposit if the amount of the deposit is less than 100,000yuan.

1. all accommodation and meals for guests.
2. all the fuel and road toll for guests vehicles.
3. any cost caused by the vehicles, like shiping, shiping company sea port handle charge, repairing, parking, cleaning, spareparts etc.
4. any cost caused by emergency or accident, like transport for broken vehicles, extra guide service fee, accident compensation etc.
5. Entrance fee, if any.
6. guests personal expense, like tips for the guide.


China Quote 2.
Start from: Mohan port (China side of Laos -China border)
Finish at: Erenhot port (China side of China-Mongolia border)
Duration: 29 days
Group size: 5 teams

CNY 15,800 per team (2 overlanders + 1 vehicle = 1 team)

Service includes
✓ All paperwork and permits needed
✓ Vehicle deposit at Mohan customs
✓ Customs process fees at Mohan
✓ Temporary license, number plate, insurance for vehicle
✓ Temporary driving permit for driver
✓ English-speaking guide for China stage - border to border ***one spare seat in your vehicle needed***
✓ Accommodations and meals for guide ✓
Customs process fees at Erenhot

* Accommodations and meals for clients
* Fuel, road toll and parking fee
* Entrance tickets for scenic spots
* Personal expenses
* Tips for guide


Thailand Quote 1.
  • - 7 day trip: The prices are USD 1,610/person, USD 1,015/person and USD 840/person for the groups of 2, 4 and 6 respectively.
  • Day 01: Malaysian/Thai border – Phatthalung – Krabi
    Day 02: Krabi – Khao Yai – Khao Sok National Park
    Day 03: Khao Sok National Park
    Day 04: Khao Sok – Prachuap Khiri Khan
    Day 05: Prachuap Khiri Khan – Bangkok
    Day 06: Bangkok
    Day 07: Bangkok – Aranyprathet/Poipet border – Enter Cambodia
  • - 12-day trip: The prices are USD 2,290/person, USD 1,560/person and USD 1,320/person for the groups of 2, 4 and 6 respectively.
Day 06: Bangkok
Day 07: Bangkok – Tak
Day 08: Tak – Mae Hong Son
Day 09: Mae Hong Son – Chiang Mai
Day 10: Chiang Mai
Day 11: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai
Day 12: Chiang Rai – Enter Laos

The price includes permit, guide, accommodation, zone fees, sightseeing, breakfast.
It excludes other meals, Visa, personal expenses, travel insurances, flights, tipping.


Thailand Quote 2.

Vehicle permit type car : 10,000 baht
( our service work + Permit fee + Compulsory insurance + vehicle insurance liability 1,000,000 baht)

Car lead 4,500 baht / per day
( car + captain salary + fuel+ hotel )

Exludes: accomodation, sightseeing & entrance fees, personal expenses, tipping.

Additional 1 day pick u up at entry border and an additional 1 day after your exit border for the driver to drive back home


Vietnam Quote 1.

US $120 per person/per day

The price includes permit, guide, accommodation, zone fees, sightseeing, breakfast.
It excludes other meals, Visa, personal expenses, travel insurances, flights, tipping.