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Golden Road to Samarkand + Kyrgyzstan extension UZC

Tour Duration 19 Days
  • Bibi-Khonum, Samarkand
  • View over Khiva
  •                                 'Kyrgyzstan & Beyond' / Claire Eaton
  • Khiva
  •                                 'Kyrgyzstan & Beyond' / Claire Eaton
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Pace: Busy
  • Tour Comfort: Simple
 

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Central Asia Adventure Tour

Travel with us on this epic adventure through the wild landscape of Central Asia. On this trip we follow the ancient Silk Roads of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. We will experience the fabled nomadic lifestyle, staying in traditional felt yurts (tents) as we travel through the winding paths of the Tien Shan mountain range.

Tour Highlights

  • The Silk Road - Experience the contrasts of the plains Uzbekistan and dramatic mountain ranges of Kyrgyzstan
  • Bokhara - Admire Muslim architecture of imposing blue mosaic domed mosques and browse bustling bazaars
  • Samarkand - Discover Registan Square, Shah-i-Zinda, Tamerlane's Tomb and Ulug Beg Observatory, the gems of the Silk Road
  • Yurts - Sample nomadic life with stays in traditional yurts, large circular felt tents
  • Mountain scenery - Stand on the shores of the sublime alpine lakes of Issyk-Kul and Song-Kul surrounded by snow-capped peaks

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Tashkent; city tour

  • 2
    Fly to Urgench and drive to Khiva

  • 3
    In Khiva, visit the Old Citadel; free afternoon

  • 4
    Full day drive to Bokhara

  • 5
    Discover the sights of Bokhara

  • 6
    Free day to explore Bokhara further

  • 7
    Drive to Yangikasgan desert camp; optional camel ride

  • 8
    Drive to Samarkand; afternoon city tour

  • 9
    Explore Samarkand further; evening train to Tashkent

  • 10
    Drive to Taraz in Kazakhstan

  • 11
    Drive to Bishkek in Kyrgystan

  • 12
    Drive to Karakol via Lake Issyk-Kul

  • 13
    Explore Karakol; walk in Djety Oguz gorge

  • 14
    Drive to Kochkor via Barskaun Gorge

  • 15
    Drive to Tashrabat yurt camp

  • 16
    Drive to yurt camp at Song-Kul Lake

  • 17
    Walk in mountains around Song-Kul; drive to Kochkor

  • 18
    Drive to Bishkek

  • 19
    Free morning; option to visit Ala Archa. Tour ends

Tour notes

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We have the following different versions of the Golden Road to Samarkand + Kyrgyzstan extension tour available at present.

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Customer rating

4.5 Read reviews
Included meals 18 1 5
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
4WD, Bus, Flight, Minibus
Accommodation
6 nights Standard Hotel
3 nights Simple Hotel
3 nights Basic Yurt
6 nights Simple Guesthouse
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Local Guide(s), Explore Tour Leader(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18