Central Asia

Trace the ancient Silk Road in today's Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and come to understand the diversity of cultures as you visit important sites and meet with experts and local people.

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 Shah-i-Zinda Mausoleum, Samarkand  Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand  The Chor-Minor Madrassah in Bukhara  Domes of the Bibi-Khanym Mosque in Samarkand  Panorama of the ancient city of Khiva, Uzbekistan  Ruins of Nisa, Turkmenistan  Antique jars and carpets in a Samarkand shop  Kerchiefs and women’s wear, Turkmenistan  National Uzbek dish pilau with quails and eggs  Dry fruits in a bazaar in Tashkent  The Guri Amir Mausoleum in Samarkand  Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara, Uzbekistan


Tashkent Palace

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The Tashkent Palace Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the city. Built in 1958, it was completely renovated in 2003. Located in the heart of the city, it is a short walk to Independence Square and Tashkent's Metro. The hotel features several restaurants, including a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool, and a gym. Internet access is freely available in public spaces in the hotel.

Number of nights: 2

Registan Plaza

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The Registan Plaza in Samarkand stands within walking distance of the famous Registan Square. Spacious and comfortable guest rooms provide satellite TV, local and IDD telephone, and well-equipped bathrooms. The hotel has two restaurants, a fitness center, and Internet for a fee.

Number of nights: 2

Hotel Emir

Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Hotel Emir is a privately run guest house in a renovated merchant's home in the heart of old Bukhara. Each room is lovingly decorated in traditional Uzbek style. Comfortable beds amid the hand-carved wooden beams and detailed alabaster designs on the walls offer the atmosphere of Old Bukhara while, at the same time, each room has a modern private bath with a shower. There is an Internet café around the corner, but Internet access is not available in the hotel itself.

Number of nights: 3

Hotel Asia Khiva

Khiva, Uzbekistan

Hotel Azia Khiva is located just outside the walls of the old city. It is a basic hotel – clean and comfortable, but not luxurious. Internet is available in the main lobby, but not in the rooms.

Number of nights: 2

Sofitel Oguzent Ashgabat

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The tour ends with a bang at the Sofitel Oguzkent in Ashgabat. A beautiful, new hotel, the Sofitel offers luxurious accommodations and a prime location in the heart of the city near the presidential palace and Neutrality Park. Rooms are large and comfortable with all the amenities of a five-star hotel, including free Internet.

Number of nights: 4