Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran

Although being very different nowadays Iran and Central Asian countries have much in common in their history and culture. Following the Ancient Silk Road we offer exciting journey to Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran to touch the traces of ancient civilizations, admire wonderful Islamic medieval architecture, feel the atmosphere of oriental life.

Main hightlights of the trip

visit Samarkand, the Timur's capital and walk along narrow streets of old Bukhara
explore the ancient Merv
visit Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad — enjoy wonderful gardens and monuments of Shiraz
see ancient Persepolis — learn about ancient Qanat water system, desert refrigeration system, and wind ventilation system
visit Pasagardae, the ancient capital the Cyrus the Great
see Shaking Minarets, wonderful bridges and many more in Isfahan
share meals with local families from time to time during the trip
wander through local bazaars full of oriental spirit and motion

Itinerary map