The most curious of the Central Asian republics, Turkmenistan is the second largest Central Asian country, with most of it occupied by the lunar-like desert called the Karakum. The country is sparsely populated and its people, the Turkmen, are only a generation or two removed from being nomads. Turkmenistan is as much a culture as a country since the Turkmen had never formed a real nation and allowed their cities to become predominantly populated by other peoples. They place most esteem on a rural life revolving around their famous, traditionally patterned carpets, their ceremonies, hospitality and fleet Akhal-Teke horses..

Uzbek, Turkmen & Iran by Private Train
Duration:16 days

A Cultural tour of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan & Iran

This journey makes you familiar with the manifold cultures along the legendary Silk Road and numerous localities that made history, among them five UNESCO World Heritage sites. Uzbekistan,.. Read More >>>
Legendary Silk Road by Private Train: From Ashgabat to Almaty
Duration:14 days

A Cultural tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan

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.. Read More >>>
The Silk Road: Tashkent-Isfahan-Baku
Duration:30 days

A Cultural tour of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia & Azerbaijan

Acclaimed as the "greatest route in the history of mankind", the ancient Silk Road (300 BC - AD 100) formed the first bridge between East and West. It was an important vehicle for trade between the ancient empires of China, India, Persia & Europe.. Read More >>>
The Sunday Bazaar: Kashgar to Ashgabat
Duration:18 days

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

The growth of bazaars was a natural phenomenon as the silk road and caravans routes started growing.. Read More >>>
Route of the Caravans: The Silk Road
Duration:18 days
Itinerary Revised

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

Central Asia - “Land of the Caravans”. The Silk Road Caravan routes influenced the local cultures, as the routes of communication and trade opened previously isolated societies.. Read More >>>
From Ashgabat to Tashkent
Duration:13 days

A Cultural tour of Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan

Central Asia's best treasures in culture and heritage are most evident in the two states of Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.. Read More >>>