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Silk Road to Samarkand

Silk Road to Samarkand

Silk Road to Samarkand Overview

A kaleidoscope of cultures, landscapes and architecture in one superb Silk Road tour.

Highlights of the Silk Road

  • See the fascinating World Heritage Site of Ichan Kala in Khiva
  • Explore the ruins of ancient fortresses in the Kyzylkum Desert
  • Visit the exotic covered bazaar and colossal Kalyan Minaret at Bukhara
  • Discover the domed mosques and ornately decorate madrasahs of Samarkand
  • Stay in comfortable, well located 3 and 4 star hotels throughout
  • Take a pre-tour extension to the Fergana Valley



    Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand are the three fabled cities of the ancient Silk Road. Famed for their incredible blue-tiled domed mosques, exquisitely carved minarets, and medieval city-scapes this in-depth cultural tour explores their must-see sights plus numerous other mausoleum, monuments and palaces. You discover the best of the Silk Road cities, plus the vast desert andscape in between, through a carefully chosen mix of expertly guided tours and free time for personal exploration. Accommodation has been carefully selected throughout with hotels hand-picked for comfort, character and location.
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    Reviews of this holiday

    Silk Road to Samarkand by LIH, 23 Jun 2022
    Traveller rating:

    The trip had an excellent initery taking in the major sites and cities but still giving us free time to explore further... read more

    Silk Road to Samarkand by AnnieG, 29 May 2018
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    Excellent experience from making the booking to returning to Heathrow. Good hotels, excellent guide, well thought out itinerary ... read more

    Silk Road to Samarkand by Lizi W, 11 Sep 2017
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    Taking a small group holiday which was well planned and excellently organised must be the best way to experience this part ... read more

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    Silk Road to Samarkand by LIH, 23 Jun 2022
    Traveller rating:

    The trip had an excellent initery taking in the major sites and cities but still giving us free time to explore further... read more

    Silk Road to Samarkand by AnnieG, 29 May 2018
    Traveller rating:

    Excellent experience from making the booking to returning to Heathrow. Good hotels, excellent guide, well thought out itinerary ... read more