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Best of Central Asia - Intrepid Travel
30 days

Best of Central Asia

From Astana to Tashkent
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
12
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
90881
From
US $6,755
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Itinerary

Start in Astana and end in Tashkent! With the discovery tour Best of Central Asia, you have a 30 day tour package taking you through Astana, Kazakhstan and 17 other destinations in Asia. Best of Central Asia includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nur-Sultan (Astana)
  2. Day 2: Nur-Sultan (Astana)
  3. Day 3: Baikonur
  4. Day 4: Baikonur
  5. Day 5: Turkistan
  6. Day 6: Turkistan – Shymkent/Overnight train
  7. Day 7: Altyn-Emel National Park
  8. Day 8: Altyn-Emel National Park – Almaty
  9. Day 9: Almaty
  10. Day 10: Almaty – KAZ/KGZ Border Crossing – Karakol
  11. Day 11: Karakol
  12. Day 12: Bishkek
  13. Day 13: Bishkek
  14. Day 14: Bishkek
  15. Day 15: Chychkan/Toktogul/Kok Bel
  16. Day 16: Osh
  17. Day 17: Sary Tash
  18. Day 18: Kyrgyzstan/Tajkistan Border Crossing – Murgab
  19. Day 19: Langar
  20. Day 20: Ptup
  21. Day 21: Khorog
  22. Day 22: Khorog
  23. Day 23: Kala-i Khum
  24. Day 24: Dushanbe
  25. Day 25: Dushanbe
  26. Day 26: Penjikent
  27. Day 27: Tajikistan/Uzbekistan Border Crossing – Samarkand
  28. Day 28: Samarkand
  29. Day 29: Tashkent
  30. Day 30: Tashkent
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Home-stay
Guesthouse
20x nights
Sleeper Train
1x night

Reviews About This Operator

  • Glenn
    October 06, 2019
    Great trip! Saw great sights, stayed in very nice hotels (in general), and had great guides. My only negative comment is that there were a couple of days where they try to fit too much into the itinerary, so that we didn't eat dinner until very... Show more
  • Michael
    September 24, 2019
    Some aspects of the trip were exceptional, others were, frankly, problematic. The overarching theme is that Intrepid, frankly, seems to have very little understanding of what is actually happening on the ground with its local operators. Starting with... Show more
  • ElisabethMills
    January 29, 2020
    I have done many cycling trips around the world, this was the first one with Intrepid, and am very impressed with the overal organisation of the whole trip. The guide and back up was excellent. Every time we stopped for a very welcome rest, out came the... Show more

Availability

30 days
Best of Central Asia
From Astana to Tashkent
No credit card fees
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    лв
    Tenge
    Kazakhstan
    лв
    Som
    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
    TJS
    Somoni
    Tajikistan
    ؋
    Afghani
    Afghanistan

    Plugs & Adapters

    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and UzbekistanTajikistan and Uzbekistan

    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.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan 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 Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Afghanistan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 29 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 29 March 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. 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 60 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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