based on 11 nights & selected experiences
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
Shared train transfers - Tashkent/Samarkand/Bukhara
Private transfers as stated
Price is based on two people sharing one room.
Insight into Turkmenistan, the world's most bizarre nation, and the eccentric Türkmenbasy cult
Fall in love with Ashgabat—Guiness World Record of city with the most white marble
Discover the legendary cities of Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva in Uzbekistan
Unravel the regal Silk Road history of Merv, much less visited but was once the world's biggest city
For the adventurous soul, a camping extension at the surreal Darvaza gas crater can be arranged
Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan has a continental desert climate. Spring (March-April) and Autumn (October-November) are the most ideal time to visit these countries. It is best to avoid summer months between June and August when daily temperatures may hit as high as 40-50°C. Winters are generally mild and dry, but may get chilly in the open desert and Northern areas of the country.
Bask in the romance of legendary medieval khanates of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva before continuing to the eccentric Turkmenistan, home to Ashgabat's "City of Love" built around President Niyazov's cult and Merv which was once the world's biggest city.
Start your journey in Tashkent, the largest capital of Central Asia. Stroll across Khast Imam Square, Independence Square, Amir Temur Square, Alisher Navoi Theatre Square, and the Museum of Applied Arts.
Retrace the path of legendary Silk Road into the imposing Registan Square, an undeniable jewel of Central Asian architecture. You will also explore other key sights including Siab Bazaar, Necropolis Shakhi-Zinda, Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Afrosiab Archaeological Site and Ulugbek Observatory.
Discover the twin symbols of Bukhara, Lyabi-Khauz Complex and the Poi-Kalyan Complex. Enjoy a traditional Bukhara costume exhibition. Then, unravel the Citadel Ark, the Samanids Mausoleum, the Bolo-Khauz Mosque and the local bazaars.
A truly magnificent sight to behold, Khiva looks like a scene straight from the pages of 1001 Nights, filled with sandy coloured historic monuments, towering minarets and blue-tiled domes. Rising out of the desert is a wealth of impressive architecture as you curve your ways to Tash-Khauli Palace and Kunya-Ark Fortress.
Cross the border to Tashauz, Turkmenistan.
Follow the footprints of time to Ancient Merv, once the world’s greatest city. Channel your inner Indiana Jones as you stroll along Maiden’s Fortress (Kyz Kala), Vigyt Kala, Gaur Kala and Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum.
Make your way to Turkmenistan's capital of Ashgabat. Discover the bustling Tolkuchka Bazaar, the Parthian remains of Nissa, and above all, tour Ashgabat with its bizarre monuments such as the Turkmenbashi spiritual mosque, National Museum of History, Park of Independence, Ruhnama Statue, Earthquake Monument, Palace Square and Arch of Neutrality.
Uncover the most valuable artefacts in the Afrosiab Archaeological Site & Museum, as well as the astronomical history of medieval Uzbekistan in Ulugbek Observatory. Also visit St. Daniel's Tomb and a paper centre in Samarkand.
Step back in time and explore Ancient Merv, once the world’s greatest city. Channel your inner Indiana Jones as you stroll along Maiden’s Fortress (Kyz Kala), Vigyt Kala, Gaur Kala and Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum.
Today, you will make day trip to the ancient fortresses of Toprak and Ayaz Kala.
Discover the twin symbols of the city, Lyabi-Khauz Complex and the Poi-Kalyan Complex. You will also visit Chashma Ayub Shrine, Magoki Attari, Kosh Madrassah and Chor Minor before finishing with a traditional Bukhara costume exhibition.
A further look into Bukhara to unravel the Citadel Ark, the Samanids Mausoleum, the Bolo-Khauz Mosque and the local bazaars.
The historic Chorsu Bazaar, located at the main square of Tashkent, has been an important landmark for merchants and traders for over hundred years.
Discover the bustling Tolkuchka Bazaar, the Parthian remains of Nissa, and tour the bizarre monuments of Ashgabat including the Turkmenbashi spiritual mosque, National Museum of History, Earthquake Monument, Palace Square and Arch of Neutrality.
Enjoy an insightful visit to the Fayzulla Khodjaev's House Museum.
Step into the 8th century as you explore the madrassas, minarets and monuments of Khiva. Wander through the stone-paved alleys and visit the Tash-Khauli Palace and Kunya-Ark Fortress.
Today, you will visit the Imam Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex.
Explore the highlights of Samarkand including Siab Bazaar, Necropolis Shakhi-Zinda and Gur-Emir Mausoleum. Step into Registan Square, one of the most iconic landmarks of the Silk Road.
Get a glimpse of the royal life at Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa Palace.
Uncover the highlights of Uzbekistan’s capital, including the Khast Imam Square, Independence Square, Amir Temur Square, Alisher Navoi Theatre Square, and the Museum of Applied Arts.
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