Silk Road Central Asia Highlights

Silk Road Central Asia Highlights 2018-07-31T18:14:16+00:00

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Explore Central Asia along the Great Silk Road

Journey through three of Central Asia’s most spectacular countries as you follow the ancient route taken between the eastern and western worlds along the Great Silk Road. The cultural, religious and scientific exchanges that took place in this region have left an abundance of fascinating sites for you to discover.

In Turkmenistan stand the ancient residence of the Parthian Kings at Nisa and the oasis-city of Merv. In Uzbekistan the are numerous monuments such as the highest minaret in Central Asia, and Samarkand, one of the most important sites on the Silk Road. Kyrgyzstan offers glorious scenery at the Ala Archa gorge and a variety of interesting excursions within range of the capital, Bishkek.

The Great Silk Road Central Asia Highlights experience is offered as a private tour and can be changed and adapted as you like. This trip is suitable for single travellers, couples, groups and families.

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Perfect for adventure seekers, culture vulturesor those seeking once-in-a-lifetime experiences, this 16-day Silk Road itinerary includes:

  • Visit the residence of the Parthian Kings
  • Sightseeing in the ancient Silk Road oasis-city, Old Merv
  • Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kunye Urgench
  • Visit the 17th Century Kunya-Art Fortress
  • Explore beautiful Ala Archa National Park
  • See the ruins of the ancient city of Balasagyn on the Great Silk Road
  • This tour takes in the cultural highlights of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

Your local guide will meet you upon arrival in Turkmenistan and will look after you until you leave Kyrgyzstan.

Inspired to travel to The Great Silk Road and Central Asia? Our range of bespoke itineraries can be combined or tailored to your specifications. For more ideas check our Central Asia page or contact us directly with your requirements. 

Accommodation on this tour of the Great Silk Road includes 4* hotels in Ashgabat, 4* or 3* hotels in Khiva, 3* hotels in Bukhara and Samarkand,  4* hotels in Tashkent and Bishkek, and a guesthouse in Karakol.

Contact us for more information about the accommodation or to see where upgrades may be available.

Fly to/from Ashgabat (ASB), Turkmenistan from the UK with:

Turkish Airlines via Istanbul (IST), Turkey

Fly to/from Bishkek (FRU), Kyrgyzstan from the UK with:

Turkish Airlines via Istanbul (IST), Turkey

Aeroflot via Moscow (SVO), Russia

Adding flights through Go Deep Travel also gives you the added security of ATOL protection on your entire holiday.

For your peace of mind all Go Deep Travel holidays are covered by the TTA’s 100% Financial Guarantee, whether or not they include flights.