Silk Route journey: Western China, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan
22 days from £8,065pp
Experience Kashgar's world-famous Sunday market.
Take in the stunning Karakoram mountains.
Sleep under starry skies in a traditional yurt.
Be humbled by the massive Registan in Samarkand.
- Tash Rabat
- Song Kol
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Beijing.
Day 2 Beijing
Day 3 Dunhuang
Day 4 Dunhuang
Day 5 Turpan
Day 6 Turpan
Day 7 Kashgar
Day 8 Kashgar
Today's excursion is a long but stunningly beautiful one, as you drive into the mountains on the legendary Karakoram Highway to lake Karakul. The lake's altitude is 3,800m, and you'll notice a sharp drop in temperature from Kashgar, so dress accordingly.
Day 9 Kashgar
Day 10 Tash Rabat
You cross the border at the Torugart Pass today into Kyrgyzstan. Here you'll be met by your Kyrgyz guide for the drive on to your yurt camp at Tash Rabat. Make sure you have a warm jacket or fleece handy for the border crossing, which, at altitude, is cold at any time of year.
Day 11 Song Kol
Day 12 Bishkek
Day 13 Samarkand
Day 14 Samarkand
Day 15 Samarkand
Day 16 Bukhara
Day 17 Bukhara
Day 18 Bukhara
Day 19 Khiva
Day 20 Khiva
Day 21 Tashkent
Day 22 International return flight
Tashkent , International return flight
Today you fly home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.
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