The Silk Road, or known as the Silk Route, is one of the world’s most famous trading routes; this ancient route links China with Europe. Mixed culture and history along this route make it one of the world’s greatest journeys. The Silk Road represents an early phenomenon of political and cultural integration due to inter-regional trade. Under its strong integrating dynamics on the one hand and the impacts of change it transmitted on the other were drawn to the riches and opportunities of the civilizations connected by the routes, taking on the trades of marauders or mercenaries.. A Silk Road tour is a life time trip that every world traveler should take. Follow the footsteps of traders, tyrants and artists along this ancient trading road.
The Silk Road tour is a fantastic journey which connects modern-paced adventure with ancient culture. Silk Road is a passage of great importance between the east and the west exchange in ancient time. It has profound impact on both sides’ culture, economy, and religion. Many villages and towns mushroomed as a result of the vibrant business activities and exchange on these ancient routes. Though some failed to stand the test of time and went to ruin, others survived and prospered. Traveling along this ancient business route will make you understand the profundity of Asian culture as if traveling back to ancient time.
Tours by steps of the ancient Great silk Road include many evidences of the past: caravanserais and ruins of fortresses, minarets and beautiful mausoleums. Combined with museum's excursions you will be able to feel a real sense of Asian spirit. Traveling through this overland route allows tourists to enjoy renowned cultural and historical sites along the Silk Road.
Central Asia is a pure land of contrasts: forbidden mountains with glaciers at top, vast lowlands of fruitful valleys pierced by broad rivers, abandoned steppes with thousands of evidences of the past. Being so different in the modern history all Central Asian states have a common history, kindred customs and traditions.
Kyrgyzstan, known as a country of celestial mountains, will impress you by an abundance of natural and historical attractions. Mystic Pamir and Tien-Shan mountain ranges conceal valleys decorated by yurts and colorful felt carpets and lakes including a jewel of Genghis Khan – Issyk-Kul Lake, relict forests and hot sulfur springs. Kyrgyzstan has prepared many other astonishing sights such as traditional equestrian competitions, song and legends.
Uzbekistan is a diamond in the crown of ancient empires. The country will conquer your heart by the beauty of historical monuments of the past, fantastic cuisine and smell of oriental markets.
Hot Turkmenistan is a brilliant piece of Central Asia. The great dynasties of Asia and Persia left an alluring legacy of magnificent palaces, mosques and ruins of caravanserais. A golden statue of the first president of Turkmenistan, rotating to follow the sun will explain you what is a cult of personality in the 21st century.
One of the oldest countries in the world, colorful, warm and mysterious Tajikistan is a rapidly growing travel destination. The reasons are obvious – ancient sites of the Great Silk Road, amazing mountaineering opportunities, varied and delicious cuisine.
Kazakhstan is an interweaving of ancient epochs and the present. In Kazakhstan alpine landscapes adjoin ancient towns and astonishing collections of Petroglyphs.
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