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Textiles & Crafts of Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan

19 Days / 17 Nights

The famous Silk Road traversing these countries in the past, made them legendary for the trade and production of cotton, silk, embroidery, jewelry, and ceramics for centuries. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the first-hand traditional techniques used, from the farming of silk cocoons to the weaving and dyeing of heirloom carpets, and the intricate painting of pottery and tiles. Along the way you'll be treated to stunning landscapes, fascinating ancient sites and regional cuisine

2023 Tour Dates

April  5 - 23

October  4 - 22

NOTE: For price information and services included, please click on the link of the day-by-day itinerary at the bottom of the page. Please contact us if you may have questions, need more information or for reservation.

Textiles & Crafts of Turkmenistan &

Uzbekistan Travel Itinerary

Day 1 ~ Depart USA

Depart the USA on overnight flight.


Day 2: In-flight   

In flight; arrival in Europe and transfer to your connecting flight to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.


Day 3 ~ Ashgabat

On your arrival 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 exciting and ever changing city. Today we will start our day with 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. Next we will visit the Fine Arts museum to see a good selection of Turkmen jewelry, traditional costumes as well as some Russian and western European paintings. Our last stop of the day will be at Tekke market, a more humble one compared with Russian market. Overnight in Ashgabat.

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Trip Includes:

Accommodation for 18 nights at selected 3 & 4 stars or special boutique, and in some cities best available hotels.


All breakfast


All dinners


Daily private sightseeing  by comfortable minibuses or vans

Including professional driver

Multilingual tour guide


Visit to local artisan’s workshop as appropriate


Entrance fees to sites indicated in bold on the itinerary


One domestic flight (Ashkhabad – Dashoguz)


Arrival and departure transfers

Baggage handling


Visa support letter for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan


Information package with itineraries, travel and visa information, and luggage tags.

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