Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek

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Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek - Dragoman
Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek - Dragoman
+30 Destinations
Silk Road
Age Range
18 to 99 year olds


  • See the monuments dating from the Ilkhanate Period
  • Explore the Nasir ol Molk Mosque
  • Discover the Ishak Pasha Palace on the Iranian Border
  • Visit the mausolem of the Ilkhanate emperor Öljeitü
  • Wander the ancient valley of Ihlara
Start in Bishkek and end in Istanbul! With the in-depth cultural tour Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek, you have a 55 day tour package taking you through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 31 other destinations. Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as more.

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Istanbul
  3. Day 3: Göreme
  4. Days 4 to 5: Göreme
  5. Days 6 to 7: Sivas-Erzurum
  6. Day 8: Doğubayazıt
  7. Day 9: Tabriz
  8. Day 10: Zanjan
  9. Day 11: Tehran
  10. Day 12: Tehran
  11. Days 13 to 15: Esfahan
  12. Day 16: Shiraz
  13. Day 17: Shiraz
  14. Day 18: Persepolis-Zein-o-din
  15. Days 19 to 20: Yazd
  16. Day 21: Khoor
  17. Day 22: Damghan
  18. Day 23: Shirvan
  19. Day 24: Ashgabat
  20. Day 25: Ashgabat
  21. Day 26: Darvaza
  22. Day 27: Kunye Urgench
  23. Days 28 to 29: Khiva
  24. Day 30: Bukhara
  25. Days 31 to 32: Bukhara
  26. Day 33: Nurata
  27. Day 34: Samarkand
  28. Days 35 to 36: Samarkand
  29. Day 37: Tashkent
  30. Day 38: Tashkent
  31. Day 39: Tashkent
  32. Day 40: Fergana Valley
  33. Day 41: Arslanbob
  34. Days 42 to 44: Kyrgyz Fergana Valley
  35. Days 45 to 46: Song Köl Lake
  36. Day 47: Kochkor
  37. Days 48 to 49: Jeti Oguz Valley
  38. Day 50: Karakol
  39. Days 51 to 52: Chong Kemin Valley-Cholpon Ata
  40. Day 53: Bishkek
  41. Day 54: Bishkek

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

About the countries

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Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

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Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran and TurkeyUzbekistanTurkmenistan


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, Turkmenistan, Iran and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran. 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 and Iran. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.


Bishkek is the starting point and Istanbul is the endpoint.
Hold my space
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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 22 July 2018 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for Silk Route between Istanbul and Bishkek, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 8,076 km.
  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 125 km
  • Chon Kemin (Kyrgyzstan)
  • 191 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)
  • 143 km
  • Fergana (Uzbekistan)
  • 238 km
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
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