Samarkand is undoubtedly the star of Uzbekistan’s silk road cities. From the spectacular Registan to the sobering Shah-I-Zinda, these are the most magnificent sights in the city.
Bukhara is a key stop on the silk road with leafy plazas, intricate mosaics and peaceful mosques standing side by side. These are our picks of the best things to do in Bukhara.
From the mountains of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the deserts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, this is our complete Central Asia itinerary to help you plan your own.
The sparkling metropolis of Astana is unlike anywhere else in Central Asia; a city of innovative architecture and futuristic design. Planning your stay? These are the best things to do in Astana.
Whether you’re returning from the Pamir Highway or preparing for the majestic Fann Mountains, you’ll be passing through Tajikistan’s capital. These are the best thing to do in Dushanbe during your stay.
For intrepid travellers seeking a spectacularly under-the-radar corner of the world, Central Asia provides the perfect opportunity. This beginner’s guide covers the practical side of Central Asia travel, including how to get around, where to stay and when to go!
As long as the Penjikent border crossing remains closed, getting between Dushanbe and Samarkand will continue to be a rather long-winded affair. These are the three best options for making the trip.
When it comes to covering a temperature range of -30ºC to +35ºC, packing for Central Asia isn’t always an easy task. But, thankfully, our essential packing guide for Central Asia has you covered, whether you’re here for adventure or to get lost in the cities!
Often dubbed the easiest 7,000m mountain in the world, climbing Lenin Peak is anything but easy. If you’re considering joining an expedition to the summit, these are a few things to consider while planning your trip.
Visas are an integral part of planning your trip along the Silk Road, but thankfully they’re no longer the headache they once were. This guide provides a quick overview of all the visas you’ll need for Central Asia and how to get them!