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The Legendary Silk Road by Rail – Almaty to Tashkent

From £3,995 per person

Dates available throughout: 2018-2019

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The Legendary Silk Road by Rail - Almaty to Tashkent


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At a Glance

Included:

  • 8 nights on your private train according to the category booked
  • 7 nights in hotels
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All excursions and sightseeing, including admission fees
  • Transportation to and from all airports and train stations according to itinerary
  • Multilingual  tour director
  • Experienced local guides
  • Doctor on board
  • Traditional welcome in the train stations of Bukhara and Samarkand
  • Wine and vodka tasting
  • Non-UK transfers

Highlights:

  • Discover Central Asia aboard a private train featuring 4 compartment classes
  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites—Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shahrisabz
  • Explore 4 Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
  • Marvel at ancient architecture like the Kalta Minor Minaret and the Ulugh Beg Observatory
  • Meet local families and watch the traditional baking of bread and many other crafts

Central Asia is filled with sprawling metropolises, desert cities and mountain passes. It has a history that goes back even further than the time of Alexander the Great. Sixteen days on this stretch of the Silk Road will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Visit a traditional yurt in Kazakhstan. Enjoy a boat ride on a lake In Kyrgyzstan. Take a guided tour through the streets of one of Central Asia’s oldest cities, in Tajikistan. Learn about the ancient art of paper making in Uzbekistan.

The Silk Road is filled with one-of-a-kind sights that have origins spanning thousands of years and thousands of miles. An ancient crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe—modern-day Central Asia is a unique snapshot of how the ancient world used to be, made even more unique with a journey by private train.

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