Central Asian Discoverer

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Run by: Dragoman

Reference number: EUX

From: £6125.00

Overlanding started along the Silk Route back in the 60s, the famed Hippy Trail. Our route takes us along the northern Silk Route, across the heart of Central Asia. From the legendary city of Istanbul crossing the wild mountains and lush valleys of the Caucasus, through Georgia and Azerbaijan; both countries renowned for their food, home stays and hospitality.

The Caspian Sea is the divide between true Central Asia, the deserts and nomads of Turkmenistan and the infamous city of Ashgabat. In the north of the Karakum deserts, lies the country’s most bizarre attraction, the Darvaza Crater. Crossing the Oxus River is the heart of the route, Uzbekistan’s fabulous cities of Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand. Towering above the deserts are the Tian Shan Mountains and the lands of Kyrgyzstan; home to shepherds and horseman; this is our opportunity to really get to grips with the local life.

Crossing the Torugart Pass, the lands of Western China open up at Kashgar; ahead lies the vast bowl of the Taklimakan Desert and then it’s onto the edge of the Tibet Plateau and the Tibetan town of Xi’ahe. But no trip to China can be complete without a visit to the seminal city of Xi’an, home of the terracotta army.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
27/06/2019 14/09/2019 1 £6125.00
24/07/2019 11/10/2019 0 £6125.00
04/09/2019 22/11/2019 0 £6125.00

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