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Journey on the Silk Road, from Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan

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Travel the famous Silk Road to discover its thousand-year history: follow in the footsteps of caravans from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan, from Uzbekistan to Tajikistan. We're off! Keep reading

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1

Almaty

The "city of apples" and snow-capped peaks

2 Nights

Zenkov Cathedral
Kok Tobe
Palace of the Republic
Almaty

Almaty is the most populated city in Kazakhstan, at the foot of the Trans-lli Alatau Mountains.
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Recommended activities

  • Half day cooking class in Almaty at a local chef's home
2

Issyk-Kul Lake

The second largest lake in the world

2 Nights

Issyk-Kul Lake
Issyk-Kul Lake
Tamchy Beach

Ysykköl Lake is a saltwater basin known for its thermal springs - for this reason, the name literally means "hot water lake".
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Bishkek

The surprising capital of Kyrgyzstan

1 Night

Ala-Too square
The monument for Manas
Panorama of Bishkek
The Opera house

Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan and the country's largest financial driver.
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Fergana

An oasis in the heart of Central Asia

2 Nights

The Khan Palace
The ceramics of Fergana
Fergana

The picturesque Fergana Valley is the most fertile oasis of Central Asia and is crossed by the Karadarya and Naryn Rivers which make its lands green.
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Khujand

Between ancient mausoleums and local crafts

1 Night

Sheikh Muslihiddin Mausoleum
Chujand fountain
The fortress of Chujand
Jami Masjidi Jami

Chujand is a Tajikistan city located along the Syr Darya River.
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Tashkent

One of the greenest cities in Asia

1 Night

Tashkent gardens
Tashkent bridge at night
The mosque of Tellya Sheikh
Tashkent bazar

Welcome to one of the greenest cities in Asia, among the aromas of tea and juniper that inebriate the remains of millenary civilisations with timeless charm.
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Samarkand

The triumph of Islamic architecture

2 Nights

A window over Samarcanda
Samarcanda's architecture
Tamerlano mausoleum in the evening
The famous Tamerlano's tomb

"Samarkand is not so far away”, sang Roberto Vecchioni.
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Bukhara

Magnificent check-point on the Silk Road

3 Nights

Bukhara monumental complex
Bukhara at sunset
Bukhara at night
Bukhara mosque

Perhaps one of the obligatory stops if you want to travel the Silk Road, Bukhara stands out for its magnificent palaces that emanate royalty and history in every detail.
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Khiva

The museum city of Uzbekistan

2 Nights

The glorious Ichan Kala
Khiva at sunset
View of Ichan Kala
Ichan Kala at sunset

If you had happened upon Khiva in the 19th century, you probably would have escaped, running as fast as your legs would carry you: caravans of slaves and ruthless barbarian tribes are not a warm welcome.
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Nukus

Among ancient ruins and art collections

1 Night

Sunset over Nukus
The Necropolis of Mizdakhan
The Necropolis of Mizdakhan at sunset

Nukus is the capital of the autonomous Usbec Republic of Karakalpakstan.
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Tashkent

1 Night

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