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The Silk Road

The Silk Road

The Silk Road Overview

This ultimate itinerary follows the dramatic path of the famous Silk Road. Traverse Imperial China from capital Beijing to the nation’s barren western limits then through the secretive central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Your trip will finish with a half day sightseeing in the Sultanhamet area of Istanbul, Turkey.

Travel from Beijing to Istanbul on this fantastic 34 day tour of the famous Silk Road. Highlights of the tour include visiting the beautiful Temple of Heaven and the largest public square in the world, Tiananmen Square, in Beijing. In Kyrgyzstan view the permanently snow-capped Kyrgyz Alatau mountain range which towers over Bishkek providing a stunning backdrop. Visit Uzbekistan’s bustling capital, Tashkent, and discover the 16th Century Kukeldash Madrassah which is being restored as a museum and the Kaffali-Shash Mausoleum. While in Istanbul visit Topkapi Palace, the Haghia Sofia, the Cisterns and the Grand Bazaar.
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