Duke University has adopted new policies for events. Read more about the DAA events that will be impacted.
Duke University has adopted new policies for events. Read more about the DAA events that will be impacted.
May 11, 2021 to May 27, 2021

Along Central Asia's Silk Road

Price: $5,395 plus air
Duke Leaders: Dr. Charles Becker

Traveling the ancient Silk Road connecting East and West, encounter a mélange of culture and religion, art and architecture. On this exciting 17-day small group journey, relish the exotic – embracing the humanity shared with the welcoming people of Central Asia. Discover the showpiece Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, and explore the UNESCO archaeological sites of Nisa and Kunya-Urgench. A tour of Khiva’s “inner city,” another UNESCO site, uncovers this Uzbek city’s storied past. In ancient Buhkara, watch silk weavers at work and enjoy a traditional meal in a Sufi miniaturist’s home.