Silk Road cultural vacation

Discover two of Central Asia's most strikingly contrasting neighbours, swooping from wild nomad-trekked Kyrgzystan to the fabled Silk Road towns of Uzbekistan.
Biskhek Son Kul Yurts and ancient caravanserais Bukhara Samarkand Khiva Osh Kokand Fergana Valley Margilon Rishton Kyzyl Kum Desert Tien Shan mountains Tashkent
Price
£2950To£2995 excluding flights
Duration
15 Days
Countries
Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Type
Small group
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Price includes all activities/equipment, tour leaders, local guides and drivers, meals, transport (excluding international flights), accommodation and entrance fees as outlined in the itinerary. Optional Single Supplement: £215
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Price information

£2950To£2995 excluding flights
Price includes all activities/equipment, tour leaders, local guides and drivers, meals, transport (excluding international flights), accommodation and entrance fees as outlined in the itinerary. Optional Single Supplement: £215
Make enquiry

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Silk Road
Silks and spices gave the world brilliance and flavour, but the men who travelled the Silk Road shared the priceless gifts of art, architecture and, a...
Uzbekistan
Traversed by traders selling silks and spices for centuries, the Silk Road, and the historical cities along its spidering tributaries, shared the pric...

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Trips are on full board basis, and include transport as outlined in itinerary, twin-share accommodation, mineral water and entrance fees.
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Reviewed on 21 Aug 2016 by

We were able to get a small sense of what the Silk Road merchants must have experienced, and also an insight into some pretty remote parts of Central Asia. Read full review

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2015 by

One of the best trips I have been on !! Read full review

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2013 by

A series of memorable experiences that will continue to be thought about in the weeks and months to come. Read full review

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Planet and people

In Central Asia we have developed unique relationships with many of the semi-nomadic peoples of the region and through our form of interactive, socially conscience tourism have helped them adapt to the modern, changing world by providing important income opportunities. With Sogan Bai, an eagle hunter from the shores of Lake Issyk Kul, or Noorgul, a shepherdess from the pristine Son Kul, or Nazira and her family at Tash Rabat, we have been responsible for introducing them to the homestay market, helping them to provide good, clean and interesting accommodation which in term allows them to educate their children, improve their standard of living and look after their ill.

The wonderful thing about this kind of interactive tourism is that everyone gains – the nomads financially and us with the wonderful welcome and experience they give us. On our horse treks, we work exclusively with the fine horse-man Anar Bek, who along with his family and members of the local community, ensure that the horses we trek with are well treated, well fed and well looked after. Wherever possible we stay in locally owned accommodation, eat in locally owned establishments and purchase supplies from the local nomads.

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