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The Silk Road: Marco Polo & Golden Cities of Central Asia - 2018

Ashgabat • Khiva • Bukhara • Samarkand • Tashkent

  • TOUR OF BUKHARA, CENTRAL ASIA'S HOLIEST CITY
  • DISCOVER KHIVA'S HISTORIC CENTER, A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • DISCOVER NISA, THE IMPRESSIVE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • VISIT A MOSQUE, OBSERVATORY, AND MUSEUM IN SAMARKAND

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NEW FOR 2018: Now including gratuities for local guides & drivers!
FREE Single Supplement available on every departure — limited availability.
Small Groups: Never more than 16-24 travelers – guaranteed!
 

HIGHLIGHTS

In a Vantage Adventures small group, we have greater access to people and places, which means you’ll enjoy more intimate glimpses and a more rewarding Silk Road trip. Here are some Vantage Adventures Silk Road travel highlights hand-picked by our Silk road tour adventure specialists, each one based on their intimate knowledge of past Silk Road adventures.

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Nisa

Discover Nisa, the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Bukhara

Tour of Bukhara, Central Asia's holiest city

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Samarkand

Visit a mosque, observatory, and museum in Samarkand

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Khiva

Discover Khiva's historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Silk Road

Visit Silk Road cities and 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Ceramics

Get a glimpse of traditional ceramic-making during a visit to a master’s studio

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Home-hosted Meal

Enjoy a home-hosted lunch with a folk performance at Lady Zarafshan’s House

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Saodat G'ulomova

Well-known singer Saodat G’ulomova performs local songs

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Toshev Rakhmon's home

Learn about embroidery at the home of Mr. Toshev Rakhmon, a master embroider

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Cooking demo

Learn how to make traditional Pilav during a cooking demonstration

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Journey The Silk Road: Marco Polo & Golden Cities of Central Asia On the Silk Road in Central Asia
Price without Air* $4,599 $5,339 Save $792 per couple, plus deluxe accommodations!
Trip Length 14 days 20 days Enjoy the most comprehensive itinerary at a convenient length!
Per Diem $328 per day $340 Save $152 per couple per day
Accommodations Enjoy a selection of deluxe and moderate-deluxe centrally located accommodations with satellite TVs, mini bars, and A/C All first-class hotels, with 1-, 2-, and 3-night stays Enjoy on-site restaurants with local delicacies, gym facilities, pools, and more, all within walking distance of main attractions!
Singles Reduced-cost Single Supplement on select dates Additional single costs starting from $815 Most & best single-friendly prices! Plus, FREE Single Supplements on Extensions - a value of up to $199!
Exclusive Features Home-hosted dinner; a carpet-making workshop; visit a family-owned ceramics studio; visit the home of an embroiderer; visit the summer palace of the emir Mokhi Khosa Share tea with a ceramics master; enjoy an archaeological lecture and site visit; witness a folk performance in Bishkek Per day, the MOST Cultural Experiences!
Extend Your Value Enjoy Almaty, Kazakhstan from $250 a day! None listed Extensions allow you to extend the value of your Discovery!
Meals 31 meals 50 meals THE MOST MEALS
Preferred Traveler Rewards 5% Vantage Travel Reward to use towards your next Vantage journey $100 per person BEST REWARDS PROGRAM ON THE MARKET
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