Caucasus & Silk Route Wanderer

48 nights from £6305

Start:Bishkek
Finish:Tbilisi
Duration:48 Nights
Group size:1 - 22
Suitable for: 18 plus
Accommodation:Comfortable Hotel 17 nights. Wild Camp 10 nights. Basic Hotel 6 nights. Homestay 4 nights. Yurt Camp 3 nights. Camping without facilities 3 nights. Overnight Boat 1 night. Guesthouse 4 nights
Physical rating:Medium
Meals:Breakfasts x 68, Lunches x 26, Dinners x 40
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Dragoman with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

This 49 day overland tour journeys from Bishkek to Tbilisi through Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia
Highlights
  • Stay in the fascinating city of Tbilisi
  • Visit Vardzia, a cave monastery on the UNESCO World Heritage list
  • Explore Armenia's ancient city of Gyumri, with its great churches and Soviet Era grandeur
  • Visit Lake Sevan a high altitude lake known for its beaches
  • Hike to the amazing Gergeti Trinity Church at Stepantsminda
  • Visit Georgian Vineyards in Telavi for wine tasting
  • Explore the 1797 built Palace of the Sheki Khans
  • Explore the old town of Baku
  • Overland through Uzbekistan's Fergana Valley in local transport
  • Stay in traditional felt yurts at the incredible Song Köl Lake
  • See the silk-weavers of the Fergana Valley
  • Experience the daily life of the Kyrgyz mountain shepherds
  • Trek into the wilds of the Jeti-Oghuz Gorge
  • See a demonstration from a traditional eagle hunter near Kochkor
  • Learn how Kyrgyz carpets and hats are typically made
  • Walk around the incredible scenery of the Chong Kemin valley
  • Relax in the picturesque city of Bishkek
  • Explore the unique Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on a guided tour
  • Wild camp near the 'Door to Hell' Darvaza Crater
  • Overland in to the Karakum desert
  • Explore the ruined city of Kunye Urgench
  • Guided tour of the ancient and beautiful city of Khiva
  • 3 nights in Bukhara with guided tour of the many unique sites
  • Overnight in the Kyzylkum Desert staying in yurts
  • Guided tour of the historic city of Samarkand and surrounding area
Transport
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Russian Bus, Overnight Boat
Tour Staff
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas

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Start:Bishkek
Finish:Tbilisi
Duration:48 Nights
Group size:1 - 22
Suitable for: 18 plus
Accommodation:Comfortable Hotel 17 nights. Wild Camp 10 nights. Basic Hotel 6 nights. Homestay 4 nights. Yurt Camp 3 nights. Camping without facilities 3 nights. Overnight Boat 1 night. Guesthouse 4 nights
Physical rating:Medium
Meals:Breakfasts x 68, Lunches x 26, Dinners x 40
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Dragoman with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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