Ancient Trade Routes of Central Asia- An A&K Hosted Journey (2018)

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2018 Departures: May, Sep & Oct
Hosted Small Group Journeys

  • Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  • 15 days, from AU$11,995
  • 11,995pts
  • 18 Guests

Journey Highlights

View the Gourmet Traveller article on Jennifer Byrne's journey along the silk road through Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan.

The mountains and deserts of Central Asia are the backdrop for this extraordinary adventure to the heart of the ancient Silk Road. This is one of the world’s most remote and untouched areas and during the Middle Ages was the epicentre of a powerful empire. On this journey you’ll explore Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, two countries steeped in antiquity with a lasting legacy from the warriors and emperors who made their mark. Visit some of the oldest cities in the world such as the legendary Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Each one boasts a glorious architectural legacy that is simply dazzling.

Journey Highlights

  • An intimate group size of no more than 18 guests
  • One-on-one interaction with your A&K Host
  •  A glimpse into ancient civilisations of the Silk Road
  •  Dramatic landscapes of the vast Central Asian steppe
  •  Important architectural attractions
  •  Exotic markets, bazaars and caravanserais
  •  Cultural interaction, performances and handicraft demonstrations
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