Uncover Wonders of Central Asia in 19 days

19 days/18 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Breakfast
Age: 0+
Price:
5,192USD

The Highlights of the Tour

Reveal the secrets of Kazakhstan - the ninth largest country in the world Travel to beautiful Issyk Kul Lake one of the world’s few remaining ancient lakes and the second-largest alpine lake on the planet Try exotic national dishes like Kazakh beshparmak, Asian pilaf, kumis and many others. Admire the hypnotic sulfur flames of Darvaza burning gas crater Plunge into historical atmosphere of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva - the important sites of the Great Silk Road
Beshparmak - Darwaza - Uzbek bread - Bukhara - Samarkand

ITINERARY

Introduction

Central Asia offers some of the most exotic and unique wonders one can ever see on the planet. Our Uncover Wonders of Central Asia Tour is a great chance to explore all that mind-blowing natural and cultural gems of 5 Stans, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan in just 19 days. The exploration will include beautiful Big Almaty Gorge, legendary Issyk Kul Lake, stunning Seven Lakes and mysterious Darvaza gas crater and much more. Just contact our tour managers and we will start working on your life-enriching Asian adventures!

Day 1 - Arrival - Almaty City Tour

Day 2 - Almaty - Medeo - Big Almaty Lake - Almaty

Big Almaty Lake - Medeo - manti masterclass
This day you will visit the picturesque area near Almaty known for its natural gems. The first stop will be in Medeo (25 km) and Shymbulak Mountain resorts where you will have a chance to take a ski lift and reach a height of 3200 meters to enjoy the fresh mountain air and nice views. The tour will proceed to the Big Almaty Lake reservoir (45 km), which is providing the whole city with fresh water. It is not just a useful reservoir but also a very picturesque area of mountain ranges covered with Tian-Shan fir-tree, aspen and juniper, and the milky blue lake. On your way back to Almaty (30 km) there will be a stop at the Falcon Farm where people in traditional hunter costumes conduct shows with trained birds - falcons, eagles, owls, vultures, and others.
Overnight: Hotel in Almaty
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Almaty - Bishkek

Day 4 - Bishkek - Issyk Kul

Day 5 - Issyk Kul - Cholpon Ata - Grigorevka Gorge - Bishkek

Day 6 - Bishkek - Tashkent

Day 7 - Tashkent City Tour

Day 8 - Tashkent - Samarkand

Day 9 - Samarkand - Panjakent

Day 10 - Panjakent - Seven Lakes - Samarkand

Day 11 - Samarkand - Bukhara

Day 12 - Bukhara City Tour

Day 13 - Bukhara - Farab - Turkmenabat - Mary

Day 14 - Mary - Ashgabat

Day 15 - Ashgabat City Tour

Day 16 - Ashgabat - Darvaza Crater

Day 17 - Darvaza - Koneurgench - Khiva

Day 18 - Khiva - Tashkent

Day 19 - Departure

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • All airport and land border transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels (twin/dbl shared)
  • Meals: breakfast at the hotels, lunches and dinners as per program
  • Services for private A/C car with driver as per program
  • Escort English – speaking guide for all days
  • Train tickets: Tashkent-Samarkand
  • Domestic air tickets: Khiva-Tashkent, Mary-Ashgabat
  • Entrance fees to the sites listed
  • Show program in Bukhara and show with hawks in Kazakhstan
  • Mineral water 0.5 L per day/per person
  • Visa support LOI (only to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan)

The tour price doesn't include

  • International flight tickets
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visa consular fees
  • Video and photo charges
  • Porterage
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Services not included in the itinerary
  • Single supplement541 USD

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Any Day

Any date

from Almaty/Tashkent
19
days
Individual

May 6, 2020

to Tashkent/Almaty

5,192 USD

2+

Spaces left
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Saturday

Aug 22, 2020

from Almaty
19
days
Wednesday

Sep 9, 2020

to Tashkent

4,720 USD

13

Spaces left
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Saturday

Sep 12, 2020

from Almaty
19
days
Wednesday

Sep 30, 2020

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

10

Spaces left
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Sunday

Mar 14, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Apr 1, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

Apr 11, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Apr 29, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

May 2, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

May 20, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

Jun 13, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Jul 1, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

Aug 8, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Aug 26, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

Sep 12, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Sep 30, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
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Sunday

Oct 3, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Oct 21, 2021

to Tashkent

4,485 USD

13

Spaces left
Book now
Any Day

Any date

from Almaty/Tashkent
19
days
Individual

May 6, 2020

to Tashkent/Almaty
Space left

2+

5,192 USD

Saturday

Aug 22, 2020

from Almaty
19
days
Wednesday

Sep 9, 2020

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,720 USD

Saturday

Sep 12, 2020

from Almaty
19
days
Wednesday

Sep 30, 2020

to Tashkent
Space left

10

4,485 USD

Sunday

Mar 14, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Apr 1, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

Apr 11, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Apr 29, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

May 2, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

May 20, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

Jun 13, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Jul 1, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

Aug 8, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Aug 26, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

Sep 12, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Sep 30, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

Sunday

Oct 3, 2021

from Almaty
19
days
Thursday

Oct 21, 2021

to Tashkent
Space left

13

4,485 USD

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WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

OWN AGENCY IN ARMENIA AND GEORGIA

With agencies operating in Georgia, we are able to provide clients with the best price and quality services.

CENTRAL LOCATED HOTELS

We choose only the best hotels located in the city center close to the main sights.

GUIDES WITH 5+ YEAR EXPERIENCE

We work only with professional guides and guides who have experience in tourism for more than 5 years.

THE BEST PRICE IN THE MARKET FOR HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE

With Arara you book at first hand from a qualified local Armenian agency. Avoid surcharges applied by intermediaries and save money!

LICENSED AIR CONDITIONED TRANSPORT

We provide our tourists with comfortable air-conditioned transport.

3000+ SATISFIED CLIENTS PER YEAR

Every year we get a great number of positive feedback from our clients.

TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Qibla Tozabog (Khiva)

Umariyon (Panjakent)

Grand Art (Tashkent)

Arba (Samarkand)

Rangrez (Bukhara)

Kazakhstan (Almaty)

Discovery (Bishkek)

Karven (Issyk Kul)

Fatima Boutique (Bukhara)

PACKING CHECKLIST

Documents:

Passport, flight ticket (printed or electronic), insurance, visa (if required)

Essential:

Credit/debit cards, cash (cards can be used in the city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, a camera with extra memory cards and batteries, outlet adapter

Other:

First-aid kit (plaster, antibacterial gel, cold medicine), umbrella

Clothing for spring/autumn:

Light clothing and clothing with long sleeves for a cool evening, rainproof shoes and raincoat in case of rain

Clothing for summer:

Light clothing preferably made of natural fabric, a hat for sun protection, sunglasses

Clothing for winter:

Warm clothing, coats, waterproof warmed shoes, scarf, gloves

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