Silk Road Escorted Tours 2019/2020
For centuries, the East and West were connected by the legendary Silk Road, a vast network of trade routes winding across thousands of miles through soaring mountains, lush grasslands and windswept deserts. We travel to many of the fascinating cities along the Silk Road, so choose a destination and unleash your inner explorer.
Featured Silk Road Escorted Tours
Discover Uzbekistan’s unmissable sights
Uzbekistan’s walled cities and windswept fortresses were key stopping points on the fabled Silk Road route. Our tour here combines the country’s Silk Road heritage with its desert landscapes and culture-packed capital city, for a real once-in-a-lifetime trip. If you’ve been keeping up with ‘Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure’ on ITV, you might have seen some of our favourite spots featured on yesterday’s episode…
Itchan Kala, Khiva
Medieval Itchan Kala is Khiva’s walled ‘inner town’. It’s brimming with treasures, including ornate palaces, mosques and mausoleums.
This 2,500-year-old fortress stands on a remote hilltop. We’ll enjoy lunch in a traditional yurt camp nearby, surrounded by epic desert scenery.
Uzbekistan’s capital has one of the world’s most beautiful metro systems – stations are adorned with art, mosaics and chandeliers.
Samarkand is packed full of grand buildings. Our guided tour takes in the elaborate tomb of the emperor Tamerlane, plus vast Registan square.
Discover romantic Venice, then spend time exploring the towns lining the shores of one of Italy’s loveliest lakes.
Step off the beaten path and uncover the highlights and hidden treasures of these fascinating countries.
Discover the sights and sounds of China, from the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors, to the scenic Yangtze Gorges.
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