Silk Road adventure through Uzbekistan
from £1,598 per person, various departure dates on offer, please ask for
Join us on the ancient Silk Road as we travel through
this remote Central Asian landscape. Highlights include the walled city of
Khiva, where we discover a maze of twisted alleyways, medieval mosques and
tombs. Following the old caravan route south, we see the fine Islamic
architecture of Bokhara and Samarkand. Along the way we will experience the
nomadic lifestyle and stay in a traditional felt yurt.
Tashkent - Mingle with the locals in the lively
Khiva - Visit to the most romantic city on the Silk Road
Bokhara - Admire Islamic architecture and browse bustling bazaars
Yurt stay - Sample nomadic life with an overnight in a traditional felt
Samarkand - Discover the cultural gem of the Silk Road
Join tour in Tashkent, city sightseeing
Our tour starts in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, which has been on
this site for over 2000 years. Although much of it was destroyed in the
earthquake of 1966, it has been rebuilt as a modern model city, with
spacious avenues and ever-present fountains to cool the air.
After settling into our hotel, we head out with a local guide to explore
Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, which has been on this site for over
2000 years. Although much of it was destroyed in the earthquake of 1966 it
has been rebuilt as a modern model city, with spacious avenues and
ever-present fountains to cool the air. Our sightseeing tour includes
various points of interest around the city, like the Independence Square,
Navoi Theatre, Old City, Abu Khasim Madrassah and the Earthquake Monument.
We also take a ride for 2-3 stops on the Tashkent Metro, which boasts some
flamboyantly decorated stations.
Included Meals: None