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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
03-May-2022
Starting at
USD 4,199.00
Price per day
USD 162.00

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


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.

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

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Explore the Soviet-esque capital of Bishkek, Witness how Kyrgyz felt is made, Marvel at Charyn Canyon, Browse the stalls of Khujand's markets, Stay overnight in traditional yurts, Camp under the stars near the Darvaza crater, Take in the mountainous landscapes and the beauty of pristine lakes.
  • 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: 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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Tour Bishkek Ashgabat

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