Zulya Rajabova has the heart and soul of an artist. Her passion is to create fabulous, awe-inspiring memories for each of her clients on their journeys. Zulya founded Silk Road Treasure Tours to invite travelers to discover her special part of the world, Central Asia. A native of Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Zulya has been fascinated with the...

Zulya Rajabova has the heart and soul of an artist. Her passion is to create fabulous, awe-inspiring memories for each of her clients on their journeys. Zulya founded Silk Road Treasure Tours to invite travelers to discover her special part of the world, Central Asia. A native of Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Zulya has been fascinated with the intriguing history, fabulous culture and outstanding natural wonders of the entire Silk Road region – and beyond.

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Hello Dear Friends and Travelers - Happy 2020 and Happy Travels!

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This has been a fabulous year for us with so many of our Central Asia and Caucasus specialty regions being named top travel destinations for 2020! Conde Nast, Lonely Planet, The Financial Times, Wendy Perrin... My part of the world is growing rapidly as a must-see place!

Our guides and local experts helped me create our own Silk Road Tours Travel Bucket list for 2020. This should help you your search for your next adventure with us. We're specialists in customizing small group, niche travel or independent itineraries for your travel style and budget. Tell us what you're interested in and we'll help you get there. We have everything from trains, archaeology, history, architecture, food, shopping, or a little bit of everything! All of our trips are customized for your travel style and budget. Want a fantastic family trip? A memorable anniversary? The best birthday ever? Let the experts weave their magic for you.

I hope you join us at the New York Times Travel Show this weekend! We're at Booth 259 in the Asia Pavilion. I have a few complimentary tickets and there will be lively Dance performances on the Orange stage both Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Can't be there? You can still take advantage of our Travel Show Discounts and Monthly Deals. Just check the website, they're updated regularly. For repeat clients who have traveled with us at least twice there’s an additional $500 USD for their next trips with us. 

Spring is the ultimate time for travel to Central Asia and the Caucasus, with everlasting blue skies and sunshine, the wild flowers are blooming and the temperatures are perfect. We’ve got seats for you at the Silk and Spices Festival in May in Uzbekistan, a place for you at the table to celebrate Navruz New Year in March in Central Asia and an opportunity to witness an over-the-top exciting World Nomad Games in Turkey this September.

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Thoughts as we celebrated 25th travel season in 2019

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We thank you, our loyal travelers, travel agents and partners for your business! This year was such a great milestone for me and my Central Asia team because we celebrated our 25 years anniversary.

During the last 25 years we have been helping our travelers visit and enjoy the Central Asia countries.

We have worked with travelers from all over the world but the top seven came from the USA, England, Australia, Belgium, Mexico, Argentina, and Israel. Our guests loved us for our unique cultural discovery experiences, luxury hotels, adventure excursions, culinary experiences, and shopping opportunities.  Our most traveled tour itineraries are: The Treasures of Central Asia Stans, Uzbekistan Cultural and Jewish Heritage Tours, Hidden Riches of Caucasus, and the Uzbekistan Family Tour.

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Our Recently Returned Travelers

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Recently I had the pleasure of meeting some of my special guests during my Central Asia and Caucasus trip.   We had lunch together,  participated in cooking classes, explored archaeological treasures in Uzbekistan, hiked to mountain tops in Kyrgyzstan, and shopped at local bazaars.  We also met with our Young Ambassadors who want to be our future guides.

Organizing travel and events in Central Asia can be challenging without the right contacts and languages. Our personal connections with hotel and museum staff, creative directors, chefs, and local residents mean our clients have access to active archaeological sites, behind-the-scenes, private and after-hours tours, and access to private events with top museum curators and historians at heritage venues. Groups of 10 or more have the option to travel with a personal chef if there are dietary restrictions. We organize visits with contacts from fashion designers to government representatives, with women's collectives and large corporations or niche businesses.

I am very humbled and I appreciate the trust that travelers and travel agent colleagues have placed in me and my company. My team and I will continue working hard providing extraordinary travel experiences to our guests in Central Asia and the Caucasus!

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