Along Central Asia's Silk Road

Date: Mon, May 12, 2025 - Wed, May 28, 2025

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: From $8,094 per person including air

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Asia & the Far East

Arrangements: Odysseys Unlimited

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Traveling the ancient Silk Road, encounter a mélange of culture and religion, art, and architecture.  On this exciting 17-day small group journey, relish the unfamiliar – embracing the humanity shared with Central Asia’s welcoming people.  Discover Kyrgyzstan’s delightful capital, Bishkek, experiencing traditional Kyrgyz culture at a yurt-making demonstration and admire the Bronze Age Tamgaly Petroglyphs.  Spend a day touring Kazakhstan’s Russian-accented Almaty city and attend an exciting falconry demonstration.  Highlights of Uzbekistan’s fascinating capital, Tashkent, include its treasured 7th-century Quran and the Chorsu Bazaar.  Touring of Khiva uncovers this Uzbek city’s storied past and a traditional folklore performance.  In ancient Bukhara, watch skilled silk weavers work and savor a traditional meal in a Sufi miniaturist’s home.  Visit a century-old ceramics workshop.  Legendary Samarkand then reveals its treasures, including regal Registan Square and Tamerlane’s mausoleum.  Sample a historic winery’s offerings.  Returning to Tashkent, visit a renowned ceramicist’s studio. 

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at or 919-684-2988

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