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The Silk Road: Marco Polo & Golden Cities of Central Asia - 2023

Ashgabat • Khiva • Bukhara • Samarkand • Tashkent
  • Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Asia
    YOUR CURIOSITY WILL TAKE YOU OFF THE BEATEN PATH AS YOU MAP THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE SILK ROAD THROUGH 19 INCLUDED SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND VISITS TO FOUR UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
  • Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
    DURING A COMPREHENSIVE CITY TOUR OF THE TURKMEN CAPITAL, THE HISTORY OF THE CITY AND COUNTRY WILL UNFOLD IN THE FORM OF LANDMARKS
  • Architecture, city of Khiva, Uzbekistan, Asia
    DISCOVER CENTURIES-OLD HANDICRAFT AND FOLK TRADITIONS AT KHIVA, A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Asia
    EXPLORE THE MOSQUES, MADRASSAS, AND MAUSOLEUMS OF SAMARKAND
  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
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  • $299
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  • 15
    DAYS
  • 36
    TOURS
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Apr 16
Ashgabat to Tashkent
CODE: SRT23
$5,599
$4,599
$7,398
$6,398
$2,099 $1,049
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Apr 16
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Post Extension: Almaty, Kazakhstan

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$1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $399 PER DAY

Add another of the “’Stans” to your Central Asia travels with this extension into Kazakhstan. Almaty is renowned not only for its postcard-pretty setting in the foothills of the snowcapped Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, but for its status as Kazakhstan’s most cosmopolitan city. Your three-night extension includes visits to Zenkov Cathedral, the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, and Panfilov Park. You’ll also learn about the culture and history of Kazakhstan during a visit to a folk music instrument museum as well as the Central State Museum.

In addition to seeing the city from the ground, you’ll experience it from above when you take a cable car up for a panoramic view of this striking city and landscape. You’ll also visit the scenic shores of Great Almaty Lake and stop by a local falcon farm. 

This is a superb opportunity to broaden your perspective on this region and get to know the culture and beauty of yet another Central Asian city.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the InterContinental Almaty (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • 7 included features and Cultural discoveries, including City tour of Almaty, which includes a cable car ride up the mountain for a view of Tian Shan mountain, a visit to Great Almaty Lake, and a stop at a falcon farm
  • All transfers between your base tour and your extension, as well as baggage handling (where permitted) and internal transfers
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for local guides and drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Airfare from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to Almaty, Kazakhastan
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-800-322-6677
AIR PROMO
Double
$5,599 $4,599
Single
$7,398 $6,398
$2,099 $1,049
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May 14
Ashgabat to Tashkent
CODE: SRT23
$6,199
$5,199
$7,998
$5,199
$2,099 $1,049
ELP
FREE Single Supplement
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May 14
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Post Extension: Almaty, Kazakhstan

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$1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $399 PER DAY

Add another of the “’Stans” to your Central Asia travels with this extension into Kazakhstan. Almaty is renowned not only for its postcard-pretty setting in the foothills of the snowcapped Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, but for its status as Kazakhstan’s most cosmopolitan city. Your three-night extension includes visits to Zenkov Cathedral, the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, and Panfilov Park. You’ll also learn about the culture and history of Kazakhstan during a visit to a folk music instrument museum as well as the Central State Museum.

In addition to seeing the city from the ground, you’ll experience it from above when you take a cable car up for a panoramic view of this striking city and landscape. You’ll also visit the scenic shores of Great Almaty Lake and stop by a local falcon farm. 

This is a superb opportunity to broaden your perspective on this region and get to know the culture and beauty of yet another Central Asian city.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the InterContinental Almaty (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • 7 included features and Cultural discoveries, including City tour of Almaty, which includes a cable car ride up the mountain for a view of Tian Shan mountain, a visit to Great Almaty Lake, and a stop at a falcon farm
  • All transfers between your base tour and your extension, as well as baggage handling (where permitted) and internal transfers
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for local guides and drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Airfare from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to Almaty, Kazakhastan
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-800-322-6677
AIR PROMO
Double
$6,199 $5,199
Single
$7,998 $5,199
$2,099 $1,049
ELP
  • FREE Single Supplement
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Sep 10
Ashgabat to Tashkent
CODE: SRT23
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Sep 10
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Oct 8
Ashgabat to Tashkent
CODE: SRT23
$5,499
$4,499
$7,298
$6,298
$2,099 $1,049
ELP
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TOUR DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Oct 8
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Post Extension: Almaty, Kazakhstan

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$1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $399 PER DAY

Add another of the “’Stans” to your Central Asia travels with this extension into Kazakhstan. Almaty is renowned not only for its postcard-pretty setting in the foothills of the snowcapped Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, but for its status as Kazakhstan’s most cosmopolitan city. Your three-night extension includes visits to Zenkov Cathedral, the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, and Panfilov Park. You’ll also learn about the culture and history of Kazakhstan during a visit to a folk music instrument museum as well as the Central State Museum.

In addition to seeing the city from the ground, you’ll experience it from above when you take a cable car up for a panoramic view of this striking city and landscape. You’ll also visit the scenic shores of Great Almaty Lake and stop by a local falcon farm. 

This is a superb opportunity to broaden your perspective on this region and get to know the culture and beauty of yet another Central Asian city.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the InterContinental Almaty (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • 7 included features and Cultural discoveries, including City tour of Almaty, which includes a cable car ride up the mountain for a view of Tian Shan mountain, a visit to Great Almaty Lake, and a stop at a falcon farm
  • All transfers between your base tour and your extension, as well as baggage handling (where permitted) and internal transfers
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for local guides and drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Airfare from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to Almaty, Kazakhastan
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-800-322-6677
AIR PROMO
Double
$5,499 $4,499
Single
$7,298 $6,298
$2,099 $1,049
ELP
Additional Booking Information >

Deposit: $500 per person

Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, see the Tour Participant Agreement online at www.vantagetravel.com/tandc.

Land Transfers: Now available! Round-trip international airport transfers are now available for $120 to and from your ship or hotel on the base program. One-way transfers for pre- and post-trip extensions are also available. Call for details.

Transfers cannot be added inside of 60 days prior to departure.

Single Supplement: Available on each departure date — a value of $1,799! (Subject to availability.)

Business Class Upgrade is available, but space is very limited. Includes priority check-in, roomy seats, more legroom, fine food, complimentary drinks, and more! Please call for details.

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Note: Prices shown are valid at press time and are for new bookings only. Prices and inventory are subject to change; please refer to our website for the most up-to-date inventory and prices.

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Roommate matches are available on select departures and subject to capacity controls; roommate matches only apply to the base trip, excluding extensions. Passengers who request a roommate match will pay no more than half the Single Supplement at the time the request is made and if a match can be successfully made, both passengers will be refunded the original supplement amount they were charged prior to the match being confirmed. Roommate matches are limited to passengers of the same gender. In the event that a match is not possible, every effort will be made to provide passengers the option to pay the amount equivalent to a full Single Supplement should there be sufficient inventory remaining.

*Airfares are round-trip and per person, and include government taxes and fees, destination airport transfers, and air fuel surcharges. Ask our Travel Consultants about airfare from other cities. Please note that Vantage cannot guarantee the most direct routing to/from your gateway city.

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Journey The Silk Road: Marco Polo & Golden Cities of Central Asia
Along Central Asia's Silk Road
Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors!
 Departure Comparison 10/8/2023
Apr 11, 22; Oct 3, 10
Per Diem   $299 $376 
 Included Tours and Special Features  36 included features and Cultural Discoveries featuring audio headsets throughout the trip - a value of $1,800 per person!
Highlights:
Bishkek yurt-making demonstration
Tamgaly Petroglyphs UNESCO site
Russian-accented Almaty
Falconry demonstration
Tashkent touring, including world’s oldest Quran
Historic Silk Road gem of Khiva
Visits with local artisans
Uzbek folklore performance
UNESCO site of Bukhara
Lunches with local families
Legendary Samarkand
Visits to Central Asian bazaars
Regal Registan Square

More included tours and cultural experiences offered!
Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Nisa, Khiva, Bukhara, and Samarkand
 Services of local Odysseys Unlimited Tour Directors
Services of an experienced Adventure Leader to accompany you throughout your trip
 Gratuities for local guides, dining room servers, airport and hotel porters, and all drivers
Accommodations in hotels   On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.    We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port. 
Cruise-Only Price* $4,499 $6,394*  Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors!
# of Days 15 17
Meals 36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, and 10 dinners
36 meals: 15 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
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