Bishkek To Ashgabat (20 Days) Silk Road Highlights

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 233

From: £1125.00

Follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and Marco Polo on this groundbreaking & challenging expedition along ancient trading routes. Visit the legendary ’Stan’s’ taking in the bizarre city of Ashgabat and the splendour of the Old Registan in Uzbekistan. Experience a shorter section of the Silk Road. Days 1 to 4 Kazakhstan

Aksu-Dzhabagly Nature Reserve – green valleys, wildlife and snow capped peaks!

Time to explore this southern corner of Kazakhstan.

Days 5 to 15 Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital

Samarkand - as old as Babylon, view the beauty of the Registan, medressas & mosques.

Kyzylkum Desert - beauty & harshness in one.

Bukhara - an important stop on the Silk Rd of old & home to over 350 mosques & 100 Islamic colleges.

Khiva - explore the ancient medressas, mausoleums and museums.

Aral Sea - see ships marooned in the desert

Days 16 to 18 Turkmenistan

Kunye Ugench - see the 60mtr high minaret!

Darvaza Gas Craters - a result of Soviet-era gas exploration.

Kara-Kum Desert - arduous days are rewarded by camping out in this barren terrain.

Ashgabat - the fascinating and slightly bizarre ’White City’, fashioned out of marble.

Day 19 Ashgabat – Free time and City Tour

Day 20 Ashgabat – Trip ends and transfer to airport. 20 Days - Central Asia & South East Asia - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
18/06/2019 07/07/2019 Places Availabl £1125.00
18/08/2019 06/09/2019 Places Availabl £1125.00
09/09/2019 28/09/2019 Places Availabl £1125.00
13/08/2020 01/09/2020 Places Availabl £1125.00
06/09/2020 25/09/2020 Places Availabl £1125.00

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