Along Central Asia’s Silk Road

Sep 29–Oct 15, 2025

Traveling the ancient Silk Road, encounter a mélange of culture and religion, art and architecture. On this exciting 17-day small group journey, relish the unfamiliar – embracing the humanity shared with Central Asia’s welcoming people. Discover Kyrgyzstan’s delightful capital, Bishkek, experiencing traditional Kyrgyz culture at a yurt-making demonstration and admire the Bronze Age Tamgaly Petroglyphs. Spend a day touring Kazakhstan’s Russian-accented Almaty and attend an exciting falconry demonstration. Highlights of Uzbekistan’s fascinating capital, Tashkent, include its treasured 7th-century Quran and Chorsu Bazaar. Touring of Khiva uncovers this Uzbek city’s storied past and a traditional folklore performance. In ancient Bukhara, watch skilled silk weavers work and savor a traditional meal in a Sufi miniaturist’s home. Visit a century-old ceramics workshop. Legendary Samarkand then reveals its treasures, including regal Registan Square and Tamerlane’s mausoleum. Sample a historic winery’s offerings. Returning to Tashkent, visit a renowned ceramicist’s studio.

17 days from $7,994 total price from Washington, D.C. ($7,195 air & land inclusive plus $799 airline taxes and departure fees)
Single Supplement: $1,495
Land Only: $6,695

For more information, or to register for this trip, please see the trip brochure or contact Odysseys Unlimited at 888-370-6765.