Tbilisi To Bishkek (8 Weeks) Caucasus To Kyrgyzstan

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 354

From: £2545.00

A sweeping and varied expedition that has it all – majestic vistas with snowcapped mountains and crystal clear lakes, buzzing modern cities, ancient sites embedded in the history of Central Asia and a mixture of cultures, flavours and sights that will constantly surprise you. Follow the ancient traders of the Silk Road and through the heart of Asia on this once-in-a-lifetime overland adventure! Days 1 to 2 Georgia

Telavi – ancient wine-growing region

Days 3 to 7 Armenia

Savanavank – monastery on the shores of Lake Sevan

Yerevan – Capital of Armenia, cafes, museums and world-famous brandy

Days 8 to 23 Iran

Tabriz - explore the bazaar and the Blue Mosque

Tehran - Iran’s non-stop capital

Esfahan - discover this historic and beautiful city

Persepolis - ancient ruins partly destroyed by Alexander the Great

Shiraz & Yazd

Dasht e Kavir Desert - desert crossing with an overnight Oasis stop

Mashhad - home to the stunning Imam Reza Mosque

Turkmenistan

Ashgabat - Capital of Turkmenistan

Day 24 Ashgabat – Free time and City Tour

Days 25 to 26 Turkmenistan

Kara-Kum Desert – drive€ross the barren desert

Darvaza Gas Craters – the ‘Door to Hell’, a result of Soviet-era gas exploration.

Kunye Ugench - see the 60mtr high minaret

Days 27 to 36 Uzbekistan

Aral Sea - see ships marooned in the desert

Khiva - explore the ancient medressas, mausoleums and museums.

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

Kyzylkum Desert - beauty & harshness in one.

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

Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital

Days 37 to 41 Kazakhstan

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

Time to explore this southern corner of Kazakhstan.

Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek - the Kyrgyzstan capital.  Soviet built city with tree lined boulevards and parks.  A chance to let our hair down, relax and maybe remind our taste buds about western food!

Day 42 Bishkek

Free day

Days 43 to 57 Ala-Archa Nature Reserve - an option to go trekking to the edge of glaciers, in spectacular scenery.

Lake Issyk-Kul - a massive mountain lake with magnificent scenery & loads of€tivities to choose from.

Altyn Arashan

Karakol/Jeti Orguz Region - hiking into the surrounding Terskay Ala-Too Mountains.

Lake Song Kol - Traditional yurt stay, horseback riding and trekking the surrounding areas.

Tash Rabat - visit this ancient caravanserai.

Bishkek - Capital City.

Day 58 Your trip ends after breakfast. 58 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
21/04/2019 17/06/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00

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