Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days

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Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days - On The Go Tours
Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days - On The Go Tours
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Start in Bishkek and end in Ashgabat! With the adventure tour Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days, you have a 30 day tour package taking you from Bishkek to Ashgabat and through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 18 other destinations in Asia. Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 70 year olds
Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Overland Truck
Travel style
Adventure, Discovery
On The Go Tours


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bishkek
  2. Day 2: Chong Kemin Valley
  3. Day 4: Cholpon Ata & Karakol
  4. Day 5: Jeti Oguz
  5. Day 7: Eagle hunter demonstration & Kochkor
  6. Day 8: Song Kol Lake & yurt camping
  7. Day 10: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  8. Day 13: Arslanbob
  9. Day 14: Fergana
  10. Day 15: Kokand & Tashkent
  11. Day 16: Free time in Tashkent
  12. Day 17: Samarkand
  13. Day 18: Exploring Samarkand
  14. Day 20: Nurata & the Kyzylkhum Desert
  15. Day 21: Bukhara
  16. Day 22: Beautiful Bukhara
  17. Day 24: Khiva
  18. Day 26: Kunye Urgench
  19. Day 27: The flaming Darvaza Gas Crater
  20. Day 28: Amazing Ashgabat
  21. Day 30: Ashgabat

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

  • Mavis Kelly's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Excellent value. Suited our needs perfectly. Information and facilities lacking in some hotels.

  • KevinCassidy's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was our first tour. We are both fit aged 71 and 64. We can’t say enough about this tour. Fantastic, incredible, awesome. The itinerary was tight but doable. The information given to us by “On The Go” was clear and precise. The hotels were better than... Read more

  • Sandra Ion's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We really enjoyed our tour, we had a small group from different countries. Fang made the trip fun. She was very helpful, letting us know about the places we were seeing. The group became very close, it was a great trip.

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    Central Silk Road Westbound - 30 Days


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    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

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    Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and TurkmenistanUzbekistanTurkmenistan


    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


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


    Bishkek is the starting point and Ashgabat is the endpoint.
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    For any tour departing before 22 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 22 January 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 3,061 km.
    • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 118 km
    • Chong-Kemin National Park (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 89 km
    • Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 109 km
    • Karakol (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 0 km
    • Karakol (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 49 km
    • Jeti-Oguz Valley (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 222 km
    • Kochkor (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 64 km
    • Song Kol Lake (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 321 km
    • Fergana Valley (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 129 km
    • Arslanbob (Kyrgyzstan)
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