Silk Road Tour to Iran

Silk Road Tour to Iran, Uzbekistan and China

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Marvel at the wonders of ancient Persia and modern Iran and the natural beauty that surrounds them in this most ancient cradle of civilization. Iran has long been a cultural and intellectual center along the Silk Road. It is the birthplace of Hafez and Rumi, leaders of the great Persian literary tradition, the site of famed scientific, medical and mathematical discoveries, and the resting place of great kings. What would you expect from one of the oldest civilizations in the world? Discover the wonders of Iran!

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Silk Road Tour to Iran

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Discover the wonders of ancient Persia, modern Iran and the natural beauty that surrounds them in this most ancient cradle of civilization. Iran has long been a cultural and intellectual center along the Silk Road. Its the birthplace of the leaders of the great Persian literary traditions - Hafez and Rumi, the site of ancient scientific, medical and mathematical discoveries, and the resting place of great kings. Fabulous architecture, incredible landscapes and a tradition of warm hospitality awaits you in one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Discover the wonders of Iran!

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Hidden Treasures of Nomadic Mongolia

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Endless steppe, sky and vast desert horizons bordered by remote, pristine mountain ranges have lured outdoor adventurers to Mongolia for centuries. The land of Chinggis and Kublai Khan, the Mongolian Empire once extended as far east as Korea, south to Vietnam, and west to Hungary. Formerly inaccessible to the outside world, travelers are discovering the gifts that this amazing country of rosy-cheeked smiles has to offer: unparalleled star gazing, horseback and camel riding, fossil hunting, and overnights in traditional gers. Ulaan Baatar offers museums, monasteries and monuments. Once outside the city,  there are green mountains and blue lakes, and safaris across the Gobi Desert. Discover the beauty of Mongolia for yourself!

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Wonders Of The Silk Road

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Nobody does the Silk Road like we do! Our Wonders of the SIlk Road lets you follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo and Genghis Khan along the ancient routes of the great caravans. Discover the history, legends and cultural insights exploring ancient ruins, classic Medieval architecture, and legendary cities. There's fabulous shopping in the bustling bazaars and the inviting welcome of a traditional chaikhana (tea house). Listen to enchanting Silk Road music, visit with a local family and enjoy a region famed for its hospitality. Travel through breathtaking scenes of desert and steppe, and bike or hike through the foothills of the spectacular Tianshan Mountains. This Silk Road Express tour includes four countries of the Silk Road: China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkey. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Silk Road exploring this bridge between East and West; between history and today. 

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Authentic Silk Road Journey of a Lifetime

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The ancient Silk Road routes connected East and West; from China to Turkey, through Central Asia to India, and Persia and the Middle East. A trade route for hundreds of years, it's been the cultural bridge linking cultures, religions, languages and traditions. Caravans took years to ply the routes that now take only days for us on our caravan to explore destinations in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and China Silk Road. This tour is the perfect combination of culture, adventure, history and natural wonders; visit UNESCO World Heritage sites and magnificent mountain ranges and deserts. Clamber over the ruins of Parthian fortresses, sleep in the desert next to a giant gas crater, enjoy the friendly hospitality of nomadic yurt camps and fabulous boutique hotels. Marvel at the shimmering beauty of medieval blue tiled domes and ride horses next to a stunning glacial Lake in Kyrgyzstan. Shop the bazaars, still as bustling as ever from Samarkand to Ashgabat and discover a world of tastes and experiences. Feel the pulse of civilization touring the treasures of the Silk Road.

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Wonders of the China Silk Road

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Adventure to the Silk Road cities of China! Routes plied by adventurers, merchants, conquerors and dreamers for centuries. Visit the Great Wall, legendary Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Fabulous Xian reveals the secrets of the Emperor's tomb. Explore the Mogao Caves and Mingsha Singing Dunes in Dunhuang. Enjoy a sunset view of the best desert scenery along the Silk Road. Fly to Urumqi to explore the Xinjiang museum, home to archaeological treasures from the Silk Road and the region's minority cultures. Enjoy picturesque Hong Shan Park and the Red Hill Pagoda and shop the Grand Bazaar for Uyghur silk and Chinese cotton. Immerse yourself in the sensory delight of exotic herbs, spices, fruits and nuts on display in the bazaars, in the bounty of Turpan's Grape Valley, and in the delights of Kashgar's 2000 year old Sunday Bazaar.

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