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16-Day Rail Journey through the ‘Stans
of the Silk Road

from £4,690 per person
Available September/October (other Silk Road routes available Mar-Oct)

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16-Day Rail Journey through the 'Stans
of the Silk Road

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At a Glance

What’s included?

  • 8 nights on a private train
  • 7 nights in good quality hotels
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All excursions and sightseeing, including admission fees
  • Transportation to and from all airports and train stations according to itinerary
  • Multilingual tour director (English speaking)
  • Experienced local guides
  • Doctor on board
  • Traditional welcome in the train stations of Bukhara and Samarkand
  • Wine and vodka tasting


  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites—Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shahrisabz
  • Explore 4 Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
  • Marvel at ancient architecture like the Kalta Minor Minaret and the Ulugh Beg Observatory
  • Delight in the natural beauty of the Karakum and Kyzylkum deserts, the Tian Shan Mountains and Lake Issyk-Kul
  • Witness archaeological excavations at the ancient Afrasiab site in Samarkand
  • Observe the making of traditional silk, carpets, paper and more with local artisans

Central Asia is filled with sprawling metropolises, desert cities and mountain passes. It has a history that goes back even further than the time of Alexander the Great. Sixteen days on this stretch of the Silk Road will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Visit a traditional yurt in Kazakhstan. Enjoy a boat ride on a lake in Kyrgyzstan. Take a guided tour through the streets of one of Central Asia’s oldest cities, in Tajikistan. Learn about the ancient art of paper making in Uzbekistan.

The Silk Road is filled with one-of-a-kind sights that have origins spanning thousands of years and thousands of miles. An ancient crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe—modern-day Central Asia is a unique snapshot of how the ancient world used to be, made even more special with a journey by private train.