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Uzbekistan tour, Golden Road to Samarkand

Central Asia is a region filled with the romance of the Silk Road, yet despite documentaries and books about its conquerors (Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan & Tamerlane) and explorers (Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta and Sven Hedin to name just three), to many people, this vast swathe of the world remains an enticing and mysterious blank on the map. This is part of its appeal. Lacking the mass tourism found in many parts of Asia, a journey here offers true adventure. Join us on an unforgettable journey to the very heart of Central Asia and the Silk Road - Uzbekistan. Together, we will explore its most captivating cities and in doing so we will travel in the footsteps of some of the world’s most ...Read more >
From £1,290 including domestic flights only

Silk Road tour in Uzbekistan

Join us on an unforgettable journey to the very heart of Central Asia and the Silk Road - Uzbekistan. Together, we will explore its most captivating cities and in doing so we will travel in the footsteps of some of the world’s most magnificent travellers, traders, conquerors and explorers. From the ancient oasis cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and Shakhrisabz - the birthplace of 14th-century Turco-Mongol conqueror Tamerlane - we will walk in the shadows of soaring minarets, mosaic-tiled arches and turquoise domes. We will travel across deserts, little changed since the days of Genghis Khan, and as we go along we’ll discuss the fascinating histories of the mighty khanate states and ...Read more >
From £1,290 including domestic flights only

The Stans of Central Asia small group tour

The history of Central Asia is the history of the people on the move. Traders journeyed along the Silk Road as they transported their goods. At some time or other, almost every community living along Central Asia’s Silk Road has moved in pursuit of land, food and opportunities, or been driven into new territories by natural disasters, war or political upheaval. The movements of these people transcend the boundaries of modern nation-states. Join us on a journey to the fascinating countries of Central Asia, a historic intersection of cultures on the Great Silk Road, where we learn the stories of these people. Start the journey in Almaty – a metropolis of wide boulevards and leafy parks, ...Read more >
From £3,290 including domestic flights only
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