Jewels of Central Asia
22 Days / 20 Nights
For over two millennia, this area has formed a bridge between Europe and Asia, mingling people and trading goods via the thoroughfare that came to be known as the Silk Road. Central Asia's storybook content combined with stunning scenery will captivate you, and the generous instinctive hospitality of the people here will warm your heart. The atmosphere of the ancient trading posts and the evidence of nomadic empires will haunt you throughout the journey.
2020 Tour Dates
April 10 - May 1
October 9 - 30
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Jewels of Central Asia Travel Itinerary
Depart the USA on overnight flight.
Fly to Europe and take connecting plane to Ashgabat.
Day 3 ~ Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
As you arrive early morning at Ashgabat airport; you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After some sleep and breakfast we will start our tour to explore this ever changing city. In the morning we will visit the Carpet Museum of Turkmenistan to see the biggest carpet in the world which is included in the Guinness book of World Records and to learn about the history of famous Turkmen carpet weaving.
Then will have a cable car ride to have a great view over Ashgabat followed by city sightseeing tour which includes the Arch of Neutrality (erected in 1998 to celebrate Turkmenistan's endorsement of a policy of political neutrality), the Independence Square, surrounded with extravagant palaces and ministry buildings. Overnight in Ashgabat.
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Accommodation for 20 nights at selected 3 or 4 star hotels or as described in the itinerary
Daily private sightseeing by comfortable minibuses or vans including professional driver
Multilingual tour guide
Local guides as appropriate
Entrance fees to sites indicated in bold on the itinerary
Two domestic flights (Ashgabat-Mary-Ashgabat)
Arrival and departure transfers
Complete information package with itineraries, travel and visa information, and luggage tags
Visa support letters for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan