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The Silk Road
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The Silk Road

The Silk Road
14 Days from CAD 5,983
CAD 5,130

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The Silk Road in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

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The Five Stans of the Silk Road

Darvaza Crater, Turkmenistan
23 Days from CAD 9,688
CAD 9,235

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Five countries, three weeks, one epic trip through Central Asia's Silk Road

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Ladakh: Trails of Little Tibet

The Silk Road
13 Days from CAD 3,798
CAD 3,610

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A cultural trek through remote villages and fertile valleys of the spectacular Indian Himalaya

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Ladakh: Nubra Valley Trek

The Silk Road
15 Days from CAD 4,180

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Off the beaten track trekking in the 'Valley of Flowers', north of Leh

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Kyrgyzstan Walking Explorer

Walking in Kyrgyzstan
10 Days from CAD 3,228
CAD 2,965

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Explore Kyrgyzstan on foot

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Kyrgyzstan: Tian Shan Gorge Trek

Trekking in Kyrgyzstan
15 Days from CAD 6,648
CAD 6,005

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Trek in the 'celestial mountains' with views of Lake Issyk-Kul

Walking & Trekking

The 5 Stans of Central Asia

Uzbekistan: At the very heart of the Silk Road, Uzbekistan is an intriguing country steeped in history and home to ancient architecture and vibrant cities where you’ll find citadels dotted across the desert, fortress ruins and colourful bazaars. If you want to scratch beneath the surface of Uzbekistan and really understand its culture and history, our Silk Road holidays give you an in-depth tour of the most significant sites. Wander through the streets of Bukhara lined with ornate minarets and domes and see the magnificent architecture that makes the Samarkand’s Registan Square one of the most popular attractions.

Kazakhstan: For centuries, diverse cultures have filled the bazaars of Kazakhstan as trade caravans journeyed along this stretch of the Silk Road, with merchants selling silks, jewels, spices and even exotic birds. On a Silk Road trip along this historic route, you’ll be privy to the history that makes this such an important and interesting country. Travel among the beautiful lakes and peaks where you’ll see colourful mountain flowers attracting swarms of bees and visit the impressive Charyn Canyon as it takes centre stage in the national park. Formed by erosion from the River Charyn, this unusual red landscape is a sight to behold on Silk Road holidays and is known as the Valley of Castles due to its unique rock formations.

Kyrgyzstan: A lesser-frequented gem on the Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan is blessed with natural beauty, from dramatic gorges and wildflower pastures to bubbling hot springs. On our Silk Road trip to Kyrgyzstan, you’ll explore idyllic lakes, witness the breath-taking panoramas from Telety Pass and hike along the world-famous Jety-Oguz Canyon. Also known as the Valley of Seven Bulls, this distinctive valley is filled with local legends. A highlight of our Kyrgyzstan tour is an overnight stay in a Kyrgyz yurt where you’ll experience the traditional way of life beneath the stars.

Tajikistan:  The mountainous landscapes of Tajikistan feature some of the most treacherous sections of the Silk Road route which served as a vital link between the ancient civilisations. Our Silk Road holidays that incorporate this precious country, guide you to cultural and historical places where you’ll uncover hidden treasures and age-old secrets. See the medieval minaret in the village of Jarkurgan, travel between the majestic Fann Mountains to Iskanderkul Lake and witness the thunderous waterfall known as Tajikistan Niagara. This is without doubt one of the most spectacular nature spots on the Silk Road trip and you’ll be in awe of its unfaltering beauty.

Turkmenistan: Spanning more than 15 centuries, life along the Silk Road has left an indelible impression on Turkmenistan with its ancient monuments and landmarks which give you a greater understanding of this epic trade route. On Turkmenistan Silk Road tours, you’ll delve into the ancient civilisations and explore some of the country’s most notable sites. One of the most unbelievable sights you’ll ever see in Turkmenistan is the Darvaza gas crater, also referred to as the Door to Hell. This huge flaming crater is found in the Karakum Desert and has been burning for more than 50 years. It really is an eerie and mesmerising spectacle and definitely worth a visit.

A full on trip on the Silk Road , visiting three countries (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan).Former Soviet countries enjoying their independence, but not quite shaking off the influence of this former ruler. The clash of Soviet and Persian culture is fascinating. Travelled through enormous unspoilt landscapes, sometimes mountainous and sometimes vast plains , once a dried up sea 200 million years ago. The iconic Persian buildings of Samarkand and Bukhara were breathtakingly beautiful . There was also great group dynamics . Loved it.

Jonathan Stephenson The Silk Road

This was a fast paced tour covering many miles. Wonderful scenery, snow capped mountains and desert plains. Lovely walks to mountain waterfalls some still frozen. Glad to see Exodus are including Khiva in the tour now as this was a highlight with its impressive city walls. We enjoyed every part of the trip including the sleeper trains (perhaps not the 3am start.) The Eagle hunter was a highlight. We were in Bukhara for the silk and spice festival and enjoyed the colourful bustle and music. Lots of souvenirs to buy there. Everywhere wonderful decoration and architecture. The cities themselves were surprisingly modern and showed evidence of their Soviet past.

Vivien Newrick The Silk Road

This was the longest duration trip I’ve ever taken, covering the most ground by road and with some (by my standards) fairly extreme variations of temperature, altitude and landscape. But it was mostly very unusual, often spectacular and totally worth the bumpy ride – take layers, medications and a better camera than I did. The people were also a particular highlight. Jabbar in Turkmenistan was an impossible act to follow, but the local leaders were all very good. The group was a great mix and we bonded over one or two minor glitches and some medicinal vodka. We met the friendliest local people in markets, at the border crossings, on the road. They were very often willing to share my three words of Russian, and to practice their English. It was also very nice to be asked to join them for their photos – probably some of these invitations were from other tourists, but was still great to feel like the exotic extra for a change.

Helen Cassaday The Five Stans of the Silk Road