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The Five Stans of the Silk Road

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
21-May-2024
Starting at
USD 4,799.00
Price per day
USD 185.00
Tour Type

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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
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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.

Map: The Five Stans of the Silk Road (G Adventures)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Bishkek
Day 2
Bishkek/Chong-Kemin
Day 3
Chong-Kemin/Song Kul
Day 4
Song Kul/Tamga
Day 5
Tamga/Karakol
Day 6
Karakol
Day 7
Karakol/Saty Village
Day 8
Saty Village/Almaty
Day 9
Almaty/Dushanbe
Day 10
Dushanbe/Kuli Iskandarkul/ Gazza Village
Day 11
Gazza Village
Day 12
Gazza Village To 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

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

Travel Cities (10): Almaty, Ashgabat, Bishkek, Bucchara, Darvaza Gas Crater, 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 Moment - 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

 

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Bishkek

Arrow Going To

Ashgabat

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