Renting a motorcycle in Central Asia: excellent idea if you like to travel nimble and in style. Some experience driving a motorbike is definitely recommended: certain roads in Central Asia present a serious challenge to newbie drivers.
Similar to car rental in Central Asia, prices are not as cheap as elsewhere due to hostile geography and climate. Don’t forget: you need to bring back the motorbike to your starting point.
In Osh you can rent 4 bikes for self-drive with all necessary permits to drive across Central Asia.
Tajikistan & Pamir Highway
It is now possible for the first time to rent motorbikes in Dushanbe for the Pamir Highway.
If you do not have the time or stomach to drive the whole Dushanbe-Dushanbe or Osh-Osh loop with a motorbike, you can get a car with driver for the Pamir Highway.
Kazakhstan is less known as a biker’s destination, but trust us when we say, it is a road trip paradise. Vistas are amazing, roads are born wild. Marat, a former lawyer and actor turned full-time motorcycle renegade, does motorbike rental from Almaty.
Together with the Suzuki dirt beasts also available in Bishkek and Dushanbe, you can also rent a more sedate BMW GS800F in Almaty.