Follow the central Silk Road through Turkmenistan’s harshly beautiful deserts, Uzbekistan’s soaring minarets and Kyrgyzstan’s sublime lakes. Travel to a land once home to brutal, yet sophisticated, khans and sultans, as well as the furthest reaches of the USSR. Offering the bold traveller a startling vision of Central Asian culture - from the relaxed charm of Bishkek to the futuristic Ashgabat - your central Silk Road journey is an enlightening experience full of memories to last a lifetime.

Highlights

Eat mutton dressed up as itself in a Bishkek restaurant

Visit the wilds of Chong Kemin National Park

Practice your echoes in the canyons of Jeti-Oghuz

Watch local shepherds playing goat polo

Experience the romance of the central Silk Road in Samarkand

Uncover Soviet memorabilia in Chorsu Bazaar

Be amazed by the ferocity of the Darvaza Gas Crater

Walk the lively streets of Ashgabat