Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan 19 days / 18 nights

  • Season

    January - December

  • Duration

    19 Days

Tour takes you to the most historical and amazing destinations in Central Asia. Discover cultural and natural highlights of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 1

1 Day


Arrival in Almaty, transfer to hotel for overnight.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 2

2 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Medeu Skating Rink and Ski Resort - Republic Square - Presidential Palace - Independence Monument - Central Library - Abai State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater - Soviet Glory Memorial - Panfilov Park - Ascension Cathedral - Zenkov Cathedral (Ascension Cathedra) - Independent Square, - Almaty Central Mosque, - Central State Museum, - Kazakh Museum of Folk Musical Instruments , and the - colourful St Nicholas's Cathedral - Kok-Tobe mountain with the highest TV, Old Square Park, Green Market (also known as Zelyony Bazaar).

Overnight in Almaty

4 Stans of Central Asia day 3

3 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Charyn National Park & Charyn Canyon - Icy cold Charyn River - Picnic lunch. Late afternoon drive back to Almaty. Overnight in Almaty.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 4

4 Day


Morning drive to Tamgaly (170 km, 2-3 h) - a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. After exploration drive to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Check into the hotel.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 5

5 Day


Morning excursion to Ala-Archa National Park.

Afternoon sightseeing places and visits : - Victory Square, Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theatre - Ala-Too Square (Manas Hero Monument & White House) - State History Museum, Ala-Too Square- The Parliamemnt Builing - Kyrgyz State Philharmonic Hall - Oak Park (Dubovyi Park) - Lenin Statue - Kyrgyz National University - Youth Alley - Kyrgyz National Philharmonic.

Overnight in Bishkek.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 6

6 Day


After breakfast drive to three UNESCO sites: - Navekat settlement (Krasnorechenskoe ruins) - Suyab settlement (Ak-Beshim ruins) - Burana Tower (Balasagyn ruins).

Lunch at local family house in Burana village. Afternoon drive to Issyk-Kul Lake and visit a city of the north shore – Cholpon-Ata. Visit rock petroglyphs. Overnight in hotel in Cholpon-Ata.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 7

7 Day


Morning drive to Aksu Canyon (formerly named Grigoryevka). Hiking exploration. Later drive to Cholpon-Ata. Take cruise to explore the alpine lakes of this man's wonderland, enjoy the beauty of Lake Issykul, and enjoy the baptism of nature. Late afternoon drive to Bishkek. Overnight in Bishkek.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 8

8 Day


Morning visit to shopping centers: TSUM Souvenirs 5thFloor, GUM, New Central Mosque, Osh bazaar. Lunch at local restaurant. Late afternoon transfer to airport for flight to Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Overnight in Tashkent.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 9

9 Day


Morning flight to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva, sightseeing and visit of Ichan-Kala Fortress:

Sightseeing places and visits: Ata-Darvaza, Kunya- Ark & Kunya Citadel, Muhammad Rahim-khan Madrasah and Square, Madrassah of Muhammed Aminkhan, Shergazi Khan Madrasah, Kalta Minor Tower, Palace of the Allakulihan Khan of Khiva, Caravanseray Alla-Kuli-khan Ak- Mosque (White Mosque), Juma mosque and minaret - 212 wooden columns, Madrassah of Qutlug Murad Inaq, Madrasah and Minaret of Islam Hodja, Palvan Darvaza, Islam Khoja Minaret: Try climbing Islom Khodja Minaret, the highest minaret in Uzbekistan. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Old Khiva in Kunya-Ark, Bogbonli Mosque, street of Khiva craftsmen, Nurillabay palace 20th century. Overnight in Khiva.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 10

10 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Kunya-Urgench historical site (UNESCO), Mausoleum of Abu Qasim al-Zamakhshari, Izmukshir Mausoleums of Turabek-Khanum, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il-Arslan, Najmuddin-Kubra, Sultan Ali, Kutlug-Timur Minaret, Kyrk Molla Hill - a place of pilgrimage in Turkmenistan. Bazaars. Overnight in Daşhoguz.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 11

11 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Darvaza Gas Crater, Gates To Hell, Stop at Erbent village to witness life of locals surrounded by desert. Arrive in Ashgabat. Overnight in Ashgabat.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 12

12 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Tolkuchka Sunday market, Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - Aarchaeological site, Spiritual Mosque (Gypjak Mosque), National Museum of History, Monument of Neutrality, Presidential Square, Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, Independence Park, Akhalteke horse stables, Lenin Monument. Overnight in Ashgabat.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 13

13 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Ruhy mosque, Geok-depe fortress and mosque, Kov-Ata Underground Lake. Overnight in Ashgabat.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 14

14 Day


Transfer to one of the biggest cities – Mary.

Sightseeing places and visits: an ancient city Merv, Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum, Large and Small Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Gyaur Gala, Keshk Fortress, Ashabs’ Mausoleum, Hoja Yusup Hamedany Mausoleum, Muhammed-ibn-Zeid Mausoleum and others. Overnight in Mary.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 15

15 Day


Transfer to Buhara.

Sightseeing places and visits: Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble, Magoki- Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, Trade Domes, Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque, Poi-Kalyan Ensemble, Kalon Minaret & Kalon Mosque, Chasma Ayub Mausoleum, AbdulAziz Khan, Miri-Arab Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Ulugbek, Abdulaziz Khan madrasahs, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque/complex, Ismail Samani and Chashma-Ayub mausoleums, Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa, Mausoleum of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi. Overnight in Bukhara.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 16

16 Day



Transfer to Shakhrisabz.

Sightseeing places and visits: Ak-Saray Palace, Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Saodat Memorial Complex, Mausoleum of Jakhongir and Omar-Shaykh, Mausoleum of Dor-ut Tilovat, Kok-Gumbaz mosque.

Transfer to Samarkand. Overnight in Samarkand.


4 Stans of Central Asia day 17

17 Day


Sightseeing places and visits: Registan Square, Ulugbek Madrassa, Sher Dor Madrassa, Tilla Kari Madrassa, Tamerlaine's tomb, Ulukbek's Observatory, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Gur Emir Mausoleum, Shah-i-Zinda, Rukhabad Mausoleum, Siyob Bazaar to haggle for dried fruit and souvenirs. Overnight in Samarkand.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 18

18 Day


Sightseeing in the ancient Buddhist center and one of the oldest cities in Central Asia – Termez: Zurmala Tower - Buddha's stupa, Architectural Complex of Al Hakim At-Termizi, Buddhist archaeological site of Kara-Tepe Buddhist Monastery, Fayaz-Tepe Buddhist Monastery, Kampir-Tepe – Greco-Bactrian Kingdom fortress.

Return to Termez for a city tour in Old Termez visit: Kyrk-Kyz Fortress (out-of-town Palace Country Estate), Palace of Termez rulers (a summer residence of Samani rulers), Architectural Ensemble Sultan Saodat, Kokildora Khanaka.

Visit Archaeology Museum to explore exhibits discovered on the territory of Termez.

Return to Tashkent by evening flight (upon availability) or evening train. Overnight in Tashkent.

4 Stans of Central Asia day 19

19 Day


Transfer to the airport. Flight back home.

Tour includes

  • Accommodation in a twin standard room in a 3* hotel
  • Full board meal as per program (except Day 1 and Day 19)
  • All transfers and ground transportation during the program
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to places as per program
  • Water 1L per person daily
  • Visa (can be arranged for additional payment)
  • Insurance policy
  • International and domestic flights
  • Any extra activities and services not included in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guides and drivers

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