Central Asia

Enigmatic. Uncharted. Historic.

SEE THE SMALL TOWNS

Discover the small town of Shakhrisabz, hometown of the great Tamerlane, founder of the huge Mughal Empire.

GO BACK IN TIME

Visit the ancient city of Merv, one of Central Asia’s principal cities for over 2,500 years.

VISIT BAZAARS

Walk among the bazaars and minarets of Bukhara, the region’s most complete medieval city.

SEE THE SHADES OF BLUE

Admire the vibrant shades of blue tile as you stroll through Samarkand’s iconic Registan Square.

EXPLORE KHIVA

Wander the 4,000-year-old historic center of Khiva.

ENJOY LOCAL CUISINE

Savor an authentic Uzbek dinner of plov (rice pilaf) with a local family in their home.

GO SHOPPING

Wander through Ashgabat’s Tolkuchka Sunday Bazaar where everything from livestock to traditional clothing is for sale.

DIVE INTO POTTERY

Witness the production of traditional Uzbek pottery in the village of Gijduvan, renowned for its fine ceramics.

LEARN TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES

Watch women use traditional tools and techniques to make shyrdak (iconic Kyrgyz felt carpets).

HIKE THE ALPINES

Hike amongst the stunning alpine scenery of Kyrgyzstan’s Ala Archa National Park.

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