Kyrgystan
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  • Bishkek

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  • Issyk-Kul

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  • Song Kul

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  • Karakol

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Exploring The Silk Road

Highlights and key routes

Does anywhere conjure the spirit and romance of adventure quite like the Silk Road? The original transcontinental trade route; the stomping grounds of Marco Polo and Genghis Khan; a ribbon weaving across desert and mountain to connect medieval Europe with the mysterious and mighty civilisations to the east.

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Things to do in Kyrgyzstan

Our recommended experiences and activities

Camp in the Karakym desert
Kyrgyzstan

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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