The Magnificent Silk RoadKazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan - Turkmenistan - Tajikistan
Along the Ancient Silk Road!
Follow in the footsteps of merchants on the Great Silk Road as they traveled from China to Europe across mountain passes and vast steppes. Experience the highlights of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan as you travel explore ancient trades that are still practiced today. Just as they did centuries ago, master-craftsmen still produce feather-light silk, bazaars still smell of spices, and chefs still cook the tastiest foods. The short version is available.
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All transfers: 1-2 pax on sedan type car, 3-8 pax on minivan/van; accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included; sightseeing tour program in each country with local guides (in Uzbekistan, different guides in each city); entrance fees to sights as per itinerary; economy class tickets for flights, Bishkek-Osh, Tashkent-Urgench, Dashoguz-Ashgabat, Ashgabat-Mary; train tickets: Kokand–Tashkent, and Samarkand –Tashkent; visa support for Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan tourist visas; Dinner on day 4.
What’s Not Included:
Tour leader to accompany the travelers for the whole period of the tour; full board (lunches and dinners); hotel charges for additional services; tourist fee, charged in the hotel in Turkmenistan at departure 2 USD per night per person; consular fees for tourist visas and Turkmenistan migration tax ($14); visa support for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan tourist visas; international flight tickets before and after the tour; personal travel insurance; tips are not included but would be appreciated.
We recommend arriving in Dushanbe on Monday in order to match regional flights in the itinerary.