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Wonders of the Silk Road

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Wonders of the Silk Road - Explore!
Wonders of the Silk Road - Explore!
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Starts
Ashgabat
+7 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Tashkent
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Highlights

Start in Ashgabat and end in Tashkent! With the discovery tour Wonders of the Silk Road, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and 7 other destinations in Asia. Wonders of the Silk Road includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
14 to 85 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Sightseeing

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Trip starts in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
    Start point Grand Turkmen Hotel, Hotel reception, Gorogly Street No. 7, Azadi St, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan 12:00
  2. Day 2: Free morning and afternoon city tour
  3. Day 3: In Ashgabat, visit Sunday market and Nissa Fortress; free afternoon
  4. Day 4: Drive to Mary stopping at Kaka Oasis
  5. Day 5: From Mary, explore the ancient site of Merv; afternoon visit to Mary Historical Museum
  6. Day 6: Drive across the border to Bokhara (Uzbekistan); afternoon orientation walk
  7. Day 7: In Bokhara, discover the Ark Citadel, Emir's Palace and Char Minar Mosque
  8. Day 8: Free day in Bokhara for further exploration
  9. Day 9: Drive through the Kyzylkum desert to Khiva
  10. Day 10: In Khiva, orientation tour of the Old City; drive to Urgench to take sleeper train to Samarkand
  11. Day 11: In Samarkand, discover Registan Square, Gur Emir Mausoleum and Bibi-Khanym Mosque
  12. Day 12: In Samarakand, visit Ulug-Beg Observatory and the Shah-i-Zinda; free afternoon
  13. Day 13: Drive to Tashkent, explore the city and ride the Tashkent Metro
  14. Day 14: Tour ends in Tashkent
    End point Hotel Uzbekistan, Hotel reception, 45 Mirzamakhmud Musakhanov Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 09:00

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

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    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Another memorable Explore trip! The opportunity to visit two countries was why I booked this particular trip and I am so pleased I did, since I had not anticipated the complete contrast between the two.

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  • Emma3rd March 2019
    The selection of tours is great. The website was easy to work around. The customer care team was able to answer questions about the tour I selected and made the whole process very pleasant. I will definitely be coming back to book my next tour.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Manat
Turkmenistan
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Uzbekistan

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Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Ashgabat is the starting point and Tashkent is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 August 2019 the full payment of $2,215 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2215 for Wonders of the Silk Road, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,958 km.
  • Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
  • 311 km
  • Mary (Turkmenistan)
  • 31 km
  • Merv (Turkmenistan)
  • 31 km
  • Mary (Turkmenistan)
  • 329 km
  • Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
  • 388 km
  • Khiva (Uzbekistan)
  • 30 km
  • Urgench (Uzbekistan)
  • 573 km
  • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
  • 264 km
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

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