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The Silk Road of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan - Explore!
23 days

The Silk Road of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

From Bishkek to Tashkent
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124695
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US $4,340
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Highlights

  • Experience the contrasts of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
  • Sample nomadic life with nights in a traditional felt tents
  • Stand on the shores of sublime alpine lakes
  • Explore Chichkan Gorge and woodland of Arslanbob
  • Mingle with the friendly locals at lively bazaars

Itinerary

Start in Bishkek and end in Tashkent! With the discovery tour The Silk Road of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, you have a 23 day tour package taking you through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 17 other destinations in Asia. The Silk Road of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: In Bishkek; afternoon city sightseeing
  2. Day 2: Drive to Karakol via Burana Tower and Issyk Kul Lake
  3. Day 3: Explore Karakol; walk in Djety Oguz Gorge
  4. Day 4: Drive to Kochkor; visit waterfalls en route
  5. Day 5: Spend the night in a traditional yurt at Song Kul Lake
  6. Day 6: Morning at Song Kul; return to Kochkor
  7. Day 7: Scenic drive through the mountains to Suusamyr Valley
  8. Day 8: Walking in Chichkan Gorge; afternoon drive to Toktogul Reservoir
  9. Day 9: Mountain drive to Djalal-Abad.
  10. Day 10: Discover Arslanbob, walk through walnut woodland, visit waterfall
  11. Day 11: Drive to Osh; cross border into Uzbekistan and drive to Fergana City
  12. Day 12: Drive via ceramic workshop in Rishtan to Tashkent
  13. Day 13: Free morning. Afternoon city sightseeing; ride the flamboyant Metro
  14. Day 14: Fly to Urgench in western Uzbekistan and drive to the ancient city of Khiva
  15. Day 15: In Khiva, visit the Old Citadel; free afternoon
  16. Day 16: Scenic drive through vast plains to Bokhara
  17. Day 17: In Bokhara, discover blue-tiled domes and minarets; learn about the city's history
  18. Day 18: Free day to explore Bokhara's sights further
  19. Day 19: Drive to Yangikasgan desert camp for overnight in a yurt; optional camel ride
  20. Day 20: Drive to Samarkand; afternoon exploration of the city's monuments including Registan Square
  21. Day 21: In Samarkand, discover magnificent mosques and mausoleums; free afternoon to explore further
  22. Day 22: In Samarkand, free morning; afternoon high-speed train to Tashkent
  23. Day 23: Tour ends in Tashkent
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Guesthouse
Yurt

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • 4.5
  • A
    December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: August 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    December 23, 2019
    This was a combination trip with its own code,I think as such there should not have been a large number of people joining the tour in Tashkent. Their arrival upset the dynamics of the group which didn't fully recover. The second half of the tour was not... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
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  • A
    May 17, 2019
    THANK YOU FOR 24 MAGICAL DAYS. I AM EXHAUSTED AND VERY HAPPY. NOW BUSY SORTING & PRINTING HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS, RE-LIVING THE EXPERIENCE AT THE SAME TIME.
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Availability

23 days
The Silk Road of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
From Bishkek to Tashkent
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    Visa

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    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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