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Central Asia Explorer

Explore the wonders of the Silk Road

Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Blue mosaic tiles on the side of a building

Group Size: Avg 4-12

Trip code: DTCA

Duration: 15 days

3 countries
Off the beaten track tour
Lots of activities included

Travel in the footsteps of ancient silk traders with this expertly designed group tour of Central Asia. Featuring three fascinating and lesser known countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, this is a real off-the-beaten track once in a lifetime tour with limited dates available! Camp under the stars in a spectacular canyon, explore ancient Silk Road cities, hike through unspoilt valleys, swim in crystal-clear lakes surrounded by snowy peaks, stay in a traditional yurt, watch regional sports like horseback wrestling and learn all about the nomadic way of life from local tribes. It’s a trip like no other!

Trip highlights

  • Go white water rafting and camp under the stars in Charyn Canyon, Kazakhstan
  • Explore the turquoise waters and snow-capped peaks of the Kolsai Lakes, Kazakhstan
  • Hike through the stunning Valley of Flowers, Kyrgyzstan
  • Enjoy a delicious Kyrgyz dinner with a Dungan family
  • Stay in a traditional yurt on the shores of Lake Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan
  • Explore Silk Road cities of Samarkand and Bukhara, Uzbekistan