Bishkek To Tbilisi (42 Days) Kyrgyzstan To Caucasus

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 342

From: £2195.00

Travel along the Silk Road from the foothills of High Asia, through the historic cities of Uzbekistan and cross the deserts of Turkmenistan and Iran to the Lower Caucasus countries of Armenia and Georgia. Tick off the iconic highlights of Central Asia and experience the varied landscapes, rich history, diverse cultures and warm hospitality of one of the world’s most intriguing and unique regions. 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

Days 20 to 34 Iran

Mashhad - home to the stunning Imam Reza Mosque

Dasht e Kavir Desert - in search of the Asiatic Cheetah

Shiraz & Yazd

Persepolis - ancient ruins partly destroyed by Alexander the Great

Tehran

Esfahan - explore this historic and beautiful city

Tabriz - explore the 35km labyrinthine bazaar and the Blue (Kabud) Mosque

Days 35 to 38 Armenia

Yerevan – World-famous brandy distillery

Savanavank – monastery on the shores of Lake Sevan

Days 39 to 42 Georgia

Telavi - ancient wine-growing region 42 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
18/08/2019 28/09/2019 Places Availabl £2195.00
09/09/2019 20/10/2019 Places Availabl £2195.00
04/09/2020 15/10/2020 Places Availabl £2195.00

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