Central Asia

Golden Road to Samarkand

Marvel at cultural treasures on the famous Silk Road

The May 2018 tour is our 9th escorted tour to Uzbekistan

16 captivating days

Tour at a Glance

Estimated Price: $10,900 per person, share twin
$1,500 single supplement
Tour Dates: 12 - 27 May 2018

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Priority Booking Deadline: Close off date 15 November, 2017
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Early Booking Discount: $200 per person, if you pay your full deposit by 15 December, 2017
Tour Leader: Mandy Page
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes
Stopover on the way to Uzbekistan
Accommodation in 3-star and 4-star hotels in Uzbekistan
13 breakfasts, 12 lunches & 12 dinners
Bottled water with meals and on the coach
Visa for Uzbekistan
Touring by private coach
Train from Tashkent to Samarkand
Group tipping
Services of English speaking national guide and local guides


  • Experience a taste of the former Soviet Union as we explore Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent with its collection of unique Soviet architecture and sculptures.
  • Go to the outdoor Chorsu bazaar in Tashkent with its breadsellers, fur hat vendors, tea shops and so much more!
  • Visit the world famous Registan Square in Samarkand with its trio of superb Islamic architecture.
  • Stand in awe beside the tomb of Timur (Tamerlane) – Conqueror of the World.
  • Be entertained by one of Uzbekistan’s most innovative fashion designers.
  • Uncover the history of Central Asia’s most ancient living city – magic Bukhara – during a guided walking tour.
  • Explore Bukhara’s bazaars and shop for carpets, embroidery, knives and maybe even a Red Army hat!
  • Journey to one of the best preserved cities along the Ancient Silk Route – Khiva, and relish plenty of time to explore its lanes and dozens of historic buildings.

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