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Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan is a fascinating mix of the old and the new. Until 1991 it was part of the Soviet Union and Tashkent retains much of its Soviet era architecture. This is in stark contrast to the cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, all of which were important stops on the fabled Silk Road. Here both […]

Uzbekistan Highlights

This set departure tour offers an insight in to what makes Uzbekistan such a rewarding destination. Many of its well preserved medieval cities were once at the heart of the Silk Road and much of their grandeur can still be seen today. Highlights include the magnificent Registan and Bibi Khanum Mosque in Tamerlane’s former capital […]

Uzbekistan – Classic

Uzbekistan lies at the heart of the Silk Road and echoes of its former importance can be seen at the magnificent cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, the latter two effectively now open air museums. At Tashkent visit the vast covered Chorsu Bazaar and the imposing Friendship Square. Discover rural life in Uzbekistan at Ferghana. […]