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Ultimate Central Asia

Cost

from £4,930 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

28 days

Central Asia is one of the most undiscovered regions in the world for most travellers, but that's also one of its biggest appeals. In this 28 day tour, traverse the 'Four Stans' - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan - experience the stark beauty, intriguing histories and unique cultures of each, and make memories you'll never forget. There are long transfers on the tour as you cross vast landscapes between cities and towns, but the accompanying scenery is nothing short of incredible. You will find huge lakes, jagged mountain peaks and welcoming villagers along the way.

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Nur-Sultan

Day 1 - Nur-Sultan

  • Transfer from Astana International airport to your hotel in Astana
  • Welcome to Nur Sultan
  • Bayterek Tower
  • Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
  • Independence square and Kazakh Eli monument
  • The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Khazret Sultan Mosque
  • National House
Almaty

Day 2 - Almaty

  • Transfer from Astana to Astana International airport
  • Flight from Astana to Almaty (not included)
  • Transfer from Almaty International Airport to Almaty city
  • Welcome to Almaty
  • Explore Panfilov Park
  • Visit Zenkov Cathedral
  • Museum of National Musical Instruments
  • Explore the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty
  • Visit the Monument of Independence & Republic Square
  • Medeu Gorge
  • Climb Kok Tobe Hill
Huns Ethno Village, Almaty

Day 3 - Huns Ethno Village, Almaty

  • Transfer from Almaty to Huns ethno village
  • Excursion in Huns Ethno Village
  • Transfer from Huns ethno village to Almaty
Bishkek

Day 4 - Bishkek

  • Transfer from Almaty to Bishkek
  • Welcome to Bishkek
  • Ala Too Square
  • Open-air Art Gallery in Dubovy (Oak) Park
  • National Philharmonic
Bishkek, Cholpon Ata

Day 5 - Bishkek, Cholpon Ata

  • Transfer from Bishkek to Cholpon Ata
  • Excursion to Burana tower
  • Boorsok baking
Cholpon Ata, Jyrgalan Valley

Day 6 - Cholpon Ata, Jyrgalan Valley

  • Cholpon Ata city tour
  • Visit the open-air Museum of Petroglyphs
  • Transfer from Cholpon Ata to Jyrgalan
Jyrgalan Valley, Karakol

Day 7 - Jyrgalan Valley, Karakol

  • Jyrgalan valley and Turnaluu Kol Lake
  • Drinks master class
  • Transfer from Jyrgalan Valley to Karakol
  • Welcome to Karakol
  • Przhevalsky Museum and Memorial
  • Visit Dungan Mosque
  • Russian Holy Trinity Church
Jeti Oguz Valley, Bokonbaevo, Bishkek

Day 8 - Jeti Oguz Valley, Bokonbaevo, Bishkek

  • Transfer from Karakol to Bishkek
  • Visit Jeti Oguz gorge
  • Visit Fairytale Canyon
Toktogul

Day 9 - Toktogul

  • Transfer from Bishkek to Toktogul
  • Free afternoon in Toktogul
Osh

Day 10 - Osh

  • Transfer from Toktogul to Osh
  • Free afternoon in Osh
Osh

Day 11 - Osh

  • Sightseeing tour in Osh
  • Sulaiman Too
  • Soak up the atmosphere at Jayma Bazaar
Sary Tash

Day 12 - Sary Tash

  • Transfer from Osh to Sary Tash
  • Free time in Sary Tash
Murghab

Day 13 - Murghab

  • Transfer from Sary Tash to Kyzyl Art border
  • Transfer from Kyzyl Art to Murghab (via Karakul Lake)
Langar

Day 14 - Langar

  • Transfer from Murgab to Langar
Langar, Ishkashim

Day 15 - Langar, Ishkashim

  • Transfer from Langar to Ishkoshim (with stops enroute)
  • Yamchun fortress
  • Hot springs Bibi Fatima
Khorog

Day 16 - Khorog

  • Transfer from Ishkashim to Khorog
  • Free time in Khorog
Kalaikhum

Day 17 - Kalaikhum

  • Transfer from Khorog to Kalaikhum
Dushanbe

Day 18 - Dushanbe

  • Transfer from Kalaikhum to Dushanbe
Dushanbe

Day 19 - Dushanbe

  • City tour of Dushanbe
  • Gurminj Museum of Traditional Musical Instruments
  • Museum of Antiquities
Tashkent

Day 20 - Tashkent

  • Transfer from Dushanbe to Oibek Border
  • Transfer from Oibek Border to Tashkent
Tashkent

Day 21 - Tashkent

  • Welcome to Tashkent
  • Independence Square
  • Khast Imam Square
  • Barak Khan Madrasah
  • Tillya Sheykh Mosque
  • Kafal Shashi Mausoleum
  • The Madrasah of Kukeldash
  • Chorsu Bazaar
  • Museum of Applied Arts
Khiva

Day 22 - Khiva

  • Transfer from Tashkent International airport to Tashkent
  • Flight from Tashkent to Urgench (not included)
  • Transfer from Urgench to Khiva
  • Welcome to Khiva
  • The Kunya-Ark Citadel
  • Juma (Friday) Mosque
  • The Mausoleum of Seyid Allauddin
Bukhara

Day 23 - Bukhara

  • Transfer from Khiva to Bukhara
Bukhara

Day 24 - Bukhara

  • Welcome to Bukhara
  • Сomplex Lyabi Hauz
  • Nodir Divan-Begi Madrasah
  • Kukeldash Madrasah
  • Poi Kalyan Complex
  • The trading domes of Bukhara
Bukhara, Samarkand

Day 25 - Bukhara, Samarkand

  • Mausoleum of Ismail Samani
  • Fortress Ark (Citadel)
  • Transfer from Bukhara to Samarkand
Samarkand

Day 26 - Samarkand

  • Welcome to Samarkand
  • Registan Square
  • Ulugbek’s Madrasah
  • The Sher-Dor Madrasah
  • Tilla-Kori Madrasah
  • Mosque Bibi-Khanum
  • Afrosiab Archaeological Museum
  • Necropolis Shakhi-Zinda
Samarkand, Tashkent

Day 27 - Samarkand, Tashkent

  • Gur-Emir Mausoleum
  • Mausoleum of the Old Testament Prophet Daniel
  • Observatory of Ulugbek
  • Meros Paper Mill
  • High-speed train “Afrosiab” Samarkand to Tashkent

Day 28

  • Transfer from Tashkent International airport to Tashkent