Discover the cities of the ancient Silk Road in just a week, visiting the walled city of Khiva, the incredible historic quarter of Bukhara and the splendid monuments of Samarkand. For those short on time but wanting an insight into this region, this tour offers a chance to understand its fascinating history.
This epic adventure through the five 'stans' gives you a comprehensive overview of this fabled land. Discover the remarkable cities of Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand, rub shoulders with nomadic herders of the shores of Lake Song Kul, traverse the wild landscapes of Kazakhstan and learn about the ancient civilisations that made up the Silk Road.
The countries of the Silk Road are some of the most evocative on the planet, filled with the romance of traders from the east, lost cities and forgotten empires. Visit Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara, explore the mountains of Tajikistan, stay at the flaming gas crater of Darwaza and explore the bizarre monuments of Ashgabat.