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Trip offered by Luca Travel expert in Kazakhstan

Description

Best of Central Asia Tour combines cultural highlights and natural beauty of five countries in one epic journey. Travel through the modern and historic capitals of five Central Asian states. Explore the cultural treasures and traditions of the nomadic people who have crossed the region throughout centuries, and of the people who have settled in its cities. Discover the modern marvel and architectural glory of Astana as well as “city of love” – Ashgabat. Travel the sprawling Soviet-styled cities of Almaty, Bishkek, and Dushanbe. Visit the architectural legacies of a flourishing Islamic culture and the medieval Timurid Empire.  Traveling through Central Asia you will experience centuries of change and development of the “Five Stan countries”.

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Best of Central Asia Tour combines cultural highlights and natural beauty of five countries in one epic journey. Travel through the modern and historic capitals of five Central Asian states. Explore the cultural treasures and traditions of the nomadic people who have crossed the region throughout centuries, and of the people who have settled in its cities. Discover the modern marvel and architectural glory of Astana as well as “city of love” – Ashgabat. Travel the sprawling Soviet-styled cities of Almaty, Bishkek, and Dushanbe. Visit the architectural legacies of a flourishing Islamic culture and the medieval Timurid Empire.  Traveling through Central Asia you will experience centuries of change and development of the “Five Stan countries”.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Combine cultural highlights and natural beauty of Central Asia in one tour
  • Visit diverse capitals of all Central Asian countries
  • Enjoy the view at turquoise lakes of Tajikistan and alpine lakes of Kyrgyzstan
  • Sleep in yurts and get to know nomadic culture in Kyrgyzstan
  • Marvel at Registan Square and other wonders of the ancient Samarkand
  • Witness history brought to life at the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Khiva and Bukhara
  • Shop in oriental bazaars
  • Camp beside the burning gas crater the “Gate of Hell” at Darvaza

Detailed itinerary

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • All transfers, pick – ups and drop-offs
    • Accommodation based on two people sharing a double/twin room; breakfasts included
    • Full board (all lunches & dinners)
    • English speaking local guide accompanying the group in each country
    • All entry fees as per itinerary
    • Economy class tickets for flights Astana – Bishkek, Almaty – Dushanbe
    • Business class ticket for train from Tashkent – Samarkand
    • Visa support letters for tourist visa

    Price does not include

    • International air fares to and from Central Asia
    • Hotel charges for additional services
    • Consular fees for tourist visas
    • Travel insurance policy
    • Personal expenses (e.g. souvenirs etc)
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Tips for guides and drivers
    • Single supplement €750