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Unravel the splendid natural endowments of three Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, on a 14 days Silk Road cultural walk. Unearth the best of the Silk Road as you savour light pace walks in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to unveil its intriguing cities, culture and nature. Stay in a yurt camp and travel by train adding to this thrilling adventure to fully immerse in their culture.
The adventure starts at Bishkek, with a tour of the city's main sites such as the Ala To Suare. Visit the Ala-Archa National Park and hike to a waterfall or relax along the river. Onward to Chon-Kemin Gorge, stopping at a UNESCO-renowned minaret before arriving at Chon-Kemin National Park. Proceed to Issyk Kul Lake for eagle hunting, hiking, and lodging at a yurt camp. Walk on the Djety Oguz Gorge, head to Karakol City to see old Russian-style houses, and relish a local meal. Cross the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border and travel along picture-perfect valleys towards Charyn Canyon, before heading to Almaty for amazing discoveries. Head out of Almaty to Turgen Gorge and explore its scenic beauty, coupled with a picnic on a shady spot, before driving to Issyk alpine lake. Return to Almaty, the former Kazakhstan capital, for sightseeing and drive to a train station, bidding farewell to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Travel via a sleeper train from Almaty to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, spending the night on the ride. Arrive in Tashkent and visit the old city and independence square if time permits. Catch a train to Samarkand, and tour the city. Proceed to Urgut to explore the Ulugbek Observatory and other historic places. A morning train to Bukhara starts a two-day exploration, which includes a tour of the Lyabi Khauz and Poi-Kalyan complexes, the Kalyan Mosque, and the Bukhara Miri-Arab. End your incredible adventure with a visit to the Samanid Mausoleum and the Ark in Bukhara.
This adventure includes 13 nights accommodation on a twin share basis including 10 nights in hotels, 1 night each in a sleeper train, guest house, and a yurt camp. For a truly immersive and traditional experience the yurt camp is based on 4 people sharing each yurt with shared toilets, sinks and showers outside. For more information on accommodation please refer to our ‘More Information’ section below. Meals, transport and activities are included as specified.
Experience life in the stunning yet unsung climes of Central Asia while creating memories, experiencing diverse cultures and savouring exotic meals on a less traveled route.
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This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points.