Discover historical cities

Discover historical cities

Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva: little-known today, but once towering hubs of the medieval era. These remarkably preserved cities symbolise the core idea of the Silk Road: a place where east met west to create something new, and heart-stoppingly beautiful.

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Camp in the Karakym desert

Camp in the Karakym desert

Stay in family guesthouses or on working horse farms, you’ll wild camp in the Karakym desert, or in a traditional yurt camp on lake Song Kul.

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Get active in the Fann Mountains

Get active in the Fann Mountains

Tajikistan’s Fann Mountains and Yaghnob Valley, barely on the tourist radar, offer incredible hiking and biking and genuine cultural immersion.

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Go remote in Kazakhstan

Go remote in Kazakhstan

Escape the cities and get out into the hinterland to encounter a patchwork of cultures, nomadic communities and some of the warmest and most hospitable people around.

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Authentic experiences

We curate exceptional trips in underrated places, organised by the very best tour operators who live and breathe their destinations and are passionate about authentic, responsible tourism.

Give back to mother nature

We'll plant 50 trees for every trip booked via the Horizon Guides site in partnership with the International Tree Foundation, who carry out sustainable community forestry projects in Africa.