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The Five Stans of the Silk Road

The Five Stans of the Silk Road (G Adventures)

Summary:

See all the 'stans (well, most of them) on this comprehensive 26-day tour through Central Asia. Learn about nomadic life in Song Köl, explore natural landscapes like Kaindy Lake's sunken forest, and witness the hustle and bustle of capital cities and thei...

Duration
26 Days
Countries
5
Next Departure
06-May-2023
Starting at
USD 4,599.00
Price per day
USD 177.00

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Operator
G Adventures
 
Tour
The Five Stans of the Silk Road
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
1 - 12

Summary

See all the 'stans (well, most of them) on this comprehensive 26-day tour through Central Asia. Learn about nomadic life in Song Köl, explore natural landscapes like Kaindy Lake's sunken forest, and witness the hustle and bustle of capital cities and their bazaars, cathedrals, and historical sites. Along the way, you'll sleep like the locals do in homestays and yurts to get even closer to this underexplored destination.

The Five Stans of the Silk Road (G Adventures)

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Bishkek
Day 2.
Bishkek/Chong-Kemin
Day 3.
Chong-Kemin/Song Kul
Day 4.
Song Kul/Tamga
Day 5.
Tamga/Jety-Oguz
Day 6.
Jety-Oguz/Karakol
Day 7.
Karakol/Saty Village
Day 8.
Saty Village/Almaty
Day 9.
Almaty/Dushanbe
Day 10.
Dushanbe/Kuli Iskandarkul
Day 11.
Kuli Iskandarkul
Day 12.
Kuli Iskandarkul/Khujand
Day 13.
Khujand/Tashkent
Day 14.
Tashkent
Day 15.
Tashkent/Samarkand
Day 16.
Samarkand
Day 17.
Samarkand/Aydar Kŭl Camp
Day 18.
Aydar Kŭl Camp/Bukhara
Day 19.
Bukhara
Day 20.
Bukhara/Khiva
Day 21.
Khiva
Day 22.
Khiva/Dashoguz
Day 23.
Dashoguz/Darvaza
Day 24.
Darvaza/Ashgabat
Day 25.
Ashgabat
Day 26.
Ashgabat

Visited Countries (5): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Visited cities (9): Almaty, Ashgabat, Bishkek, Bucchara, Dushanbe, Karakol, Khiva, Samarkand, Tashkent

Highlights

  • Embark on the ultimate road trip across 5 countries in central Asia, Browse the stalls of markets and local shops, Stay overnight in traditional yurts and camps, Camp under the stars near the Darvaza crater and witness the gates of Hell, Traverse mountains–forests and desert.
  • See all the 'stans (well, most of them) on this comprehensive 26-day tour through Central Asia. Learn about nomadic life in Song Köl, explore natural landscapes like Kaindy Lake's sunken forest, and witness the hustle and bustle of capital cities and their bazaars, cathedrals, and historical sites. Along the way, you'll sleep like the locals do in homestays and yurts to get even closer to this underexplored destination.

Included in Price

  • 25 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Your G for Good Moment: Yurt Building Demonstration, Barskoon
    Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting - Meet Your CEO and Group, Bishkek
    Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Song Köl
    Your Local Living Moment: Tamga Village Stay, Tamga
    Your Local Living Moment: Community Homestay, Kuli Iskandarkul
    Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Aydar Kŭl Camp. Half-day city tour (Bishkek). Burana Tower visit (Bishkek). Przhevalsky Museum visit (Karakol). Yurt building presentation (Kizil Tuu). Saty village stay. City tour (Almaty). Charyn Canyon Visit. City tour (Dushanbe). Waterfall hike (Kŭli Iskandarkŭl). City tour (Khujand). Mug Yepe Visit (Istaravshan). Market visit (Khujand). City tour (Samarkand). Walking tour (Bukhara). Chashma Complex and Holy Spring Visit (Nurata). Fortress of Alexander the Great visit (Nurata). City tour (Bukhara). Khiva Ancient City tour. City tour (Tashkent). Felt-making workshop visit. Hikes and picnic lunch. Daravaz gas crater ("Door to Hell") visit. Erbent visit. City tour (Ashgabat). Internal flight. Transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Travel Package

 
Coming from
 
Going to
Tour...
Bishkek
Arrow
Ashgabat
 

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