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Follow The Silk Road

Named after the highly-prized Chinese silk that was once widely traded and transported by merchants from East to West.

The Definition Of East Meets West

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that extended across almost the entirety of China, Central Asia, and the Levant.

Encompassing some 4000 miles of vast deserts, soaring mountains, grassy plains, and awe-inspiring ancient cities, this fascinating route is truly like no other on earth, brimming with a storied history, diverse cultures, and breathtaking natural beauty!

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Discover The Silk Road: Road To Samarkand

The quintessential Silk Road experience: discover the ancient jewels and dramatic landscapes of Central Asia, from the breathtaking rugged valleys and mountains of Kyrgyzstan to the awe-inspiring architecture and kaleidoscopic Bazaars of Uzbekistan, this 22-day package captures the unique spirit of the world’s most fascinating, historic trade route.

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Located in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the far west of China, the city of Kashgar was once one of the Silk Road’s most important trading posts.
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There are a host of world-famous landmarks along the silk road, including, The Great Wall of China; The Terracotta Army; Yungang Grottoes; the Flaming Mountains and Registan.

Due to the often extreme temperatures during the Summer and Winter months, late Spring and early Autumn are the best times of the year.

Highly Unlikely. The silk road stretches about 4,000 miles. A round-trip journey taken in ancient times along the Silk Road from China to Rome took two years.


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The nation is known for its extraordinary mausoleums, mosques, and other incredible locales connected to the Silk Road.

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