14 days

Essential Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan

Explore the historical heritage of Persian Central Asia
Tashkent (1 days) Samarkand (2) Khiva (2) Konye-Urgench (2) The Karakum Desert (1) Ashgabat (2) Merv (2) Bukhara (1) Tashkent (1)
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10 days

Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan Unwrapped

Explore the lakes and landscapes of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
Almaty (1 days) Altyn Emel National Park (1) Charyn Canyon (1) The Karkara Valley (1) Karakol (2) Lake Issyk Kul (1) Song Kul Lake (1) The Suusamyr Valley (1) Bishkek (1)
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10 days

The Kazakhstan Loop

Almaty, Shymkent, Astana and Karaganda
Almaty (4 days) Shymkent (3) Astana (2) Karaganda (1) Almaty (1)
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12 days

The Uzbekistan Loop

Explore the highlights of Uzbekistan
Tashkent (1 days) Samarkand (2) Bukhara (3) Khiva (3) Tashkent (1)
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21 days

Tajikistan & Uzbekistan Adventure

The Pamir Highway and the Uzbekistan loop
Osh (1 days) The Pamir Highway (4) Khorog (1) Dushanbe (2) Khujand (3) Tashkent (1) Samarkand (2) Bukhara (3) Khiva (3) Tashkent (1)
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21 days

The Silk Road Trail

Explore Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan
Almaty (3 days) Karakol (2) Song Kul Lake (2) Arslanbob (2) Fergana Valley (2) Tashkent (2) Samarkand (2) Bukhara (2) Merv (2) Ashgabat (2)
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  • Kazakhstan


    A land for wanderers
  • Nur-Sultan (Astana)

    Nur-Sultan (Astana)

  • Astana


    Gleaming constructions of glass and steel by the world’s top architects, rising out of nowhere from an inhospitable desert...
  • Charyn Canyon

    Charyn Canyon

  • Altyn Emel National Park

  • Turkestan


  • Shymkent


    Located on the southern tip of Kazakhstan, just north of Kyrgyzstan’s Tashkent, Shymkent is the third most populated city in Kazakhstan and a cultural and industrial hub...
  • Aktau


  • Ustyurt Plateau

    Ustyurt Plateau

  • Almaty


    The most populated city in Kazakhstan and former capital, Almaty is surrounded by mountains, with streets lined by trees and parks scattered across the city...
  • Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve

    Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve

  • Karaganda


    For a different view of Kazakhstan, take a day trip to Karaganda...
  • Huns Village

    Huns Village

  • Kyrgyzstan


  • Bishkek


  • Lake Issyk Kul

    Lake Issyk Kul

  • Cholpon Ata

    Cholpon Ata

  • Song Kul Lake

    Song Kul Lake

    Located in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, Song Kul is a high-altitude, alpine lake perfect for hiking and horseback riding, although the area is covered in snow for the majority of the year...
  • Karakol


    Karakol, on the eastern side of Lake Issyk-Kul, is a traveler’s favourite...
  • Kochkor


  • Osh


  • Arslanbob


    Arslanbob is the perfect spot for those looking to escape the cities in favour of walking and hiking...
  • The Pamir Highway

    The Pamir Highway

    Connecting Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan by road through the Pamir Mountains, the M41, commonly referred to as The Pamir Highway, is the second highest highway in the world...
  • The Karkara Valley

    The Karkara Valley

  • The Suusamyr Valley

    The Suusamyr Valley

  • Kyzart

  • Kilemche Jailoo

    Kilemche Jailoo

  • Jety Oguz

    Jety Oguz

  • Telety


  • Ala Kul Lake

    Ala Kul Lake

  • Altyn Arashan Valley

    Altyn Arashan Valley

  • Chon-Kemin Valley

  • Tamga


  • Tian Shan Mountains

  • Tajikistan


  • Yagnob Valley

  • Dushanbe


  • Fann Mountains

    Fann Mountains

  • Panjakent


  • Seven Lakes

    Seven Lakes

  • Khujand


  • Khorog


  • Iskanderkul


    A glacial lake in the mountains of Tajikstan, located in the Gissar Range popular for swimming, boat rides and star-gazing...
  • Nofin


  • Kalai Khumb

    Kalai Khumb

  • Khorog


  • Yamg

  • Bulunkul

  • Keng Shiber

  • Jarty Gumbez

  • Murghab

  • Karakul


  • Sawnob


  • Jizev


  • Ishkashim


  • Langar


  • Bashgumbez


  • Turkmenistan


  • Ashgabat


    Ashgabat is a wonder, in that it is a huge, richly decorated, marble clad capital city that’s streets are largely empty of people...
  • Darvaza


  • The Karakum Desert

    The Karakum Desert

    The Karakum Desert covers a huge portion of Turkmenistan, bar the lizards, camels and other hardy wildlife, it is sparsely populated, with little rain falling across the area...
  • Konye-Urgench


    Konye-Urgench is just across the border from Khiva in Turkmenistan...
  • Merv


  • Mary

  • Dashoguz


  • Avaza


  • Uzbekistan


    Mosques, mausoleums and madrasahs
    Central Asia’s showstopper, Uzbekistan is synonymous with the famed Silk Road which weaved its way through much of this historic country...
  • Khiva


    The walled city of Khiva is made up of mud-brick buildings and has over 50 historic monuments meaning you will need a few days to explore the city...
  • Bukhara


    Bukhara is over 2,000 years old, built on the site of a former Buddhist monastery, it has hundreds of minarets, mosques and madrassas with key sites being the Kalyan minaret, that's tower is a prominent landmark of the city, the Ismail Samani mausoleum and Bolo Haouz Mosque, one of many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city...
  • Samarkand


    A rebuilt 14th-century city, Samarkand in Uzbekistan is a striking place to visit with mosques covered in ceramic tiles and sand coloured buildings...
  • Tashkent


  • Termez


  • Derbent


  • Fergana Valley

    Fergana Valley

  • Urgench

  • Urgut


  • Nukus


Central Asia

Magical landscapes and Silk Road cities

Sandwiched between the Middle East and China, Central Asia has earned its status as a crossroads for much of human history and civilisation.The "Five …

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