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Kazakhstan is the largest of the Central Asian republics with a population of just over 16 million. The cultural traditions that are distinctively Kazakh in orientation are grounded in the Kazakhs' nomadic past. The culture of Kazakhstan also reflects strong Russian and Islamic influences. Due to settlement patterns, Russian culture is predominant in the cities, as seen in Almaty, a city known for its beauty, with tree-lined streets, spacious parks, and a dramatic mountain backdrop.

Route of the Caravans: The Silk Road

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Oct 3, 2022

Duration:18 days

A Cultural tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan

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Explore the heart of Central Asia – the fabled “Land of the Caravans” – on this exciting 18-day journey. As the world’s oldest and longest trade route, the Silk Road linked Eastern and Western cultures for more than a thousand years..

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Legendary Silk Road by Private Train: From Ashgabat to Almaty
Duration:14 days

A Cultural tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan

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Your route from Ashgabat to Almaty takes you through spectacular scenery and historic surroundings. Shortly after your arrival, we spirit you off to the infamous Karakum Desert..

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