A New Opportunity to Take a Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans

A New Opportunity to Take a Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans

 Our September 12, 2016 departure has sold out so we have added a brand new 2016 departure of our popular Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans small group tour: September 19-October 9, 2016.

Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans is a modern-day caravan to the countries of the Silk Road – Kazakhstan, KyrgyzstanTajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


Travelers on this itinerary:
  • Listen to a Kazakh folk performance while dining in a traditional yurt-style restaurant.
  • Attend an exciting exhibition of traditional horse games in Kyrgyzstan.
  • Visit Kyrgyzstan’s second largest city, Osh, and meet with local students.
  • Learn about the life and work of local silk and ceramic artisans during visits to their workshops in the rural Fergana Valley and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  • Dine at the homes of local Uzbek families and sample traditional Central Asian dishes.
  • Learn about the environmental impact of the shrinking Aral Sea from a local expert.
  • Venture outside Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to visit a horse-breeding farm devoted to the renowned Akhal-Teke horse, arguably the oldest cultured breed of horse in the world.

Want to join us on this epic journey?There are 4 departures left that have availability in 2016:

  • August 22-September 11 – limited space left
  • September 12-October 2 – SOLD OUT!
  • September 19-October 9 – new departure!
  • October 17-November 6 – limited space left
Ornate mosaics decorate the Registan in Samarkand, Uzbekistan Photo credit: Ana Filonov

Ornate mosaics decorate the Registan in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Photo credit: Ana Filonov

Make your 2016 Travel Plans Now

Although our 2016 space is filling up, MIR’s team of travel specialists is at the ready to put your 2016 travel plans in motion. With nearly 30 years of unmatched travel planning experience hand-crafting tours to legendary destinations, we’re the ones to call. Starting your 2016 journey is just a phone call away.

MIR’s affiliate office in Uzbekistan and on-the-ground network can take you to places that you didn’t even know you wanted to go. Our full service, dedication, commitment to quality, and destination expertise have twice earned us a place on National Geographic Adventure’s list of “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth.”

In addition to our Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans small group tour, there are a variety of ways to travel the Silk Road:

Contact MIR today at [email protected] or 1-111-111-1111.

Top photo: Old Town Khiva, Uzbekistan. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

PUBLISHED: April 6, 2016

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