Central Asia Tour Overview
Noted regional expert Raisa Gareeva, will be with you in Uzbekistan.
Wonderful local guides will accompany you throughout, along with Christine Robison who has managed 14 other tours to Central Asia since 1999.
Witness how Central Asia locals have been looking both to their roots and towards the future in the years that have passed since the fall of the Soviet
          Union in 1991.
Marvel at the dazzling colored tile work and the geometric ornamentation of
          the Islamic architecture of the historic madrasahs (universities), minarets,       
          mosques, and mausoleums throughout the region.
Visit fabled bazaars along the ancient Silk Road
Walk the ancient narrow streets of the living "city museum" of Khiva.
Visit beautiful and serene Lake Issyl-Kul in Kyrgyzstan.
Visit Samarkand and see its marvelous Registan. You will understand why Tamerlane declared "Let them know our strength by seeing our architecture".
Cross the routes of Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and Tamerlane.
Enjoy fashion shows of traditional costumes and elegant contemporary
Visit the workshops of talented local artists including silk weavers, potters,
          and rug weavers.
Experience delicious, traditional dishes at a meal in a colorful nomadic felt “yurt”.
Visit a unique children's Art and Crafts Center and enjoy their work and a performance.
Visit fabled bazaars along the ancient Silk Road.
Be treated to "Surprise" invitations to local cultural and/or social events.
Enjoy delicious local cuisine specialties and visit and dine in many private homes.
Enjoy musical and dance entertainment in incredible historical settings.

Tour Dates

Sept. 29-October 23, 2017


25 days




Limited to 15 people


  1. All meals

  2. Snacks in bus

  3. Bottles water at meals, on the bus and in your room

  4. Wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverages with lunch and dinner

  5. All tips for guides, drivers, porters and meals

  6. All entrance fees

  7. All hotels deluxe, most interesting and attractive or best available (depending upon what is available in each location we visit)

  8. Complimentary guide book and map

  9. Luggage tags and straps

  10. Traveler’s insurance

  11. Multilingual Tour Manager

  12. Experienced local guides

  13. Flights within Central Asia

  14. All arrival and departure transfers

  15. Baggage handling

  16. All music and dance shows

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A Journey Throughout the Golden Road

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

September 29-October 23, 2017

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