The Silk Road

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Silk Road


Start in Tashkent and end in Bishkek! With the discovery tour The Silk Road, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Tashkent to Bishkek and through Tashkent, Uzbekistan and 7 other destinations in Asia. The Silk Road is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Local Living, Historical
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Tashkent
  2. Day 2: Full day Tashkent
  3. Day 3: AXF: Morning train to Samarkand, visit Registan Square and other sites of the city
  4. Day 4: Continue our exploration of Samarkand; transfer to Bukhara.
  5. Day 5: Explore Bukhara's many historical sites.
  6. Day 6: Another day exploring Bukhara before catching the late afternoon train to Tashkent.
  7. Day 7: Morning in Tashkent, overnight train to Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  8. Day 8: Full day exploring Almaty.
  9. Day 9: Day trip to Issyk and Turgen Gorge.
  10. Day 10: Almaty to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan; afternoon visit Bishkek.
  11. Day 11: Issyk Kul and Djety Oguyz Gorge where we overnight in a yurt camp.
  12. Day 12: Explore the gorge on foot; drive to Karakol.
  13. Day 13: Cholpon Ata on the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake, burial mounds and petroglyphs. mounds and petroglyphs.
  14. Day 14: Travel through the Boon Gorge, and visit the Burana tower before returning to Bishkek.
  15. Day 15: End Bishkek

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

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  • Vicki Rayner's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    Wonderful despite the weather

  • Henriette Lyhne's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    One of the best trekking trips we've done and there have been a few!  For the most part we had excellent weather while we were walking which certainly helps the enjoyment. There was also a great variety of scenery with the walking ranging from fairly easy... Read more

  • Martin Lucas's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful holiday - the walking was tough but worth all the effort to enjoy the absolutely spectacular scenery which never failed to amaze. If only the photographs could show the true beauty of the the snow-capped mountains.  <br /><br /><strong>What was... Read more

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  • Will flights be included?

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Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

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Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and KyrgyzstanUzbekistan


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 Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 6 months before travel.


Tashkent is the starting point and Bishkek is the endpoint.
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For any tour departing before 5 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 5 November 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. 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 75 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 2,619 km.
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
  • 264 km
  • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
  • 215 km
  • Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
  • 1,109 km
  • Almaty (Kazakhstan)
  • 101 km
  • Issyk Kul Lake (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 101 km
  • Almaty (Kazakhstan)
  • 195 km
  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 316 km
  • Karakol (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 109 km
  • Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 207 km
  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

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