Travel and Cultural information on Central Asia, the Caucasus and The Silk Road.

Navruz - The New Year Festival across Uzbekistan and Our Silk Road Destinations


The celebration of Navruz is one of the oldest and most colorful in Central Asia, Azerbaijan, Persia and other Silk Road destinations and it's celebrated by more than 300 million people worldwide. New Year's here is on March 21st, the spring equinox, when daylight and darkness are of equal length. Navruz or Norouz comes from the Farsi language and ...

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Top of Tajikistan - way off the beaten track


Beautiful and remote, Tajikistan is now rolling out its traditional Kayrokum carpets for visitors. Come and discover this unspoiled ancient destination along the Silk Road. Over 90% mountainous, this is the land of the elusive snow leopard, and mountain yak, golden eagles and pastures of springtime flowers… of nomads, traditional village culture an...

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So many of our clients can't wait to start their travels …to enjoy that wonder of a new destination, breathtaking scenery and intriguing cultural experiences. Everyone wants to know when they can visit Central Asia and the Caucasus - to wander ancient Silk Road cities, hike the spectacular mountains, experience a starry desert night, or a local cel...

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