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The Caucasus, the Stans & Samarkand (Tbilisi to Tashkent)

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Days
29
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Cost/day $109
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Starts
Tbilisi
+13 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Tashkent
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Highlights

  • Enjoy Georgian restaurant in Tbilisi
  • Take a tour of the Telavi monasteries
  • Overnight in an Caravanserai at Sheiki
  • See Palace of the Sheki Khans
  • Take the ferry across the Caspian Sea
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping
Transportation
Overland Truck, Ferry
Travel style
Adventure, Overland truck, Discovery, In-depth Cultural
Start in Tbilisi and end in Tashkent! With the adventure tour The Caucasus, the Stans & Samarkand (Tbilisi to Tashkent), you have a 29 day tour package taking you through Tbilisi, Georgia and 14 other destinations in Asia. The Caucasus, the Stans & Samarkand (Tbilisi to Tashkent) includes an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
  • A TourRadar Traveller's review about another Dragoman tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was such a wonderful experience. I think rating the accommodation does not give a complete picture. Some of the most memorable experiences involved pretty ordinary accommodation. The mix was perfect

  • coraldonaldson's review about another Dragoman tour
    4.0 - Good

    great way to see places that have minimal local transport, with transportation to sights with no hassel

  • VictoriaStephenson's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great trip, full of adventures, laughter, culture and history. Could not recommend it highly enough but be prepared for wild camping and basic facilities - which I think is the best bit!

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tbilisi
  2. Day 2: Tbilisi
  3. Day 3: Telavi
  4. Day 4: Telavi
  5. Day 5: Lagodekhi
  6. Day 6: Sheki
  7. Day 7: Gobustan
  8. Days 8 to 10: Baku
  9. Day 11: Caspian Sea
  10. Day 12: Turkmenbashi
  11. Day 13: Geok Tepe
  12. Day 14: Ashgabat
  13. Day 15: Ashgabat
  14. Day 16: Darvaza
  15. Day 17: Kunye Urgench
  16. Days 18 to 19: Khiva
  17. Day 20: Bukhara
  18. Days 21 to 22: Bukhara
  19. Day 23: Nurata
  20. Day 24: Samarkand
  21. Days 25 to 26: Samarkand
  22. Day 27: Tashkent
  23. Day 28: Tashkent
  24. Day 29: Tashkent

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Overlanding The Silk Road
  • Dragoman - 2017
Main Page Video

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Silk Route between Tbilisi and Tashkent (from Tbilisi to Tashkent) is a group fund for this tour. The group fund pays for camping, hotels, food while camping, activities the group does as a whole (based on the itinerary mentioned above and in the brochure).

    The Kitty allows the group to be flexible as the hotels and campsites are not pre booked and booked by the crew while travelling which makes the whole itinerary more adabtable than the traditional tours. Sometimes you can stay an extra night at one location due to a special activity happening at the location, based on the groups wishes. All of these costs are paid at cost price and Dragoman makes no money out of it. Therefore, if money is left over in the Kitty after the tour, it will be paid back to the group members.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Lari
Georgia
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Manat
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
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Som
Uzbekistan

Plugs & Adapters

Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and UzbekistanTurkmenistanUzbekistan

Visa

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.

Vaccinations

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

Policies

Location
Tbilisi is the starting point and Tashkent is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 January 2019 the full payment of $3,155 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 $3155 for The Caucasus, the Stans & Samarkand (Tbilisi to Tashkent), but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,862 km.
  • Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • 61 km
  • Telavi (Georgia)
  • 68 km
  • Lagodekhi (Georgia)
  • 101 km
  • Sheki (Azerbaijan)
  • 215 km
  • Gobustan State Reserve (Azerbaijan)
  • 56 km
  • Baku (Azerbaijan)
  • 266 km
  • Turkmenbashi (Turkmenistan)
  • 518 km
  • Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
  • 247 km
  • Darvaza (Turkmenistan)
  • 247 km
  • Kunye Urgench (Turkmenistan)
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