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How to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Central Asia Travel: A Beginner's Guide

How to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas. In the 9th and 10th centuries, it was the region’s religious and cultural heart, hosting the famed philosopher-scientist Avicenna as well as the Persian poets Firdausi and Rudaki.  http://caravanistan.com/places/magic-of-bukhara/

Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas. In the 9th and 10th centuries, it was the region’s religious and cultural heart, hosting the famed philosopher-scientist Avicenna as well as the Persian poets Firdausi and Rudaki. http://caravanistan.com/places/magic-of-bukhara/

Tajikistan is a culturally rich, landlocked country in Central Asia.  Plan your trip to Tajikistan with these useful travel guide!

Travel to Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a culturally rich, landlocked country in Central Asia. Plan your trip to Tajikistan with these useful travel guide!

Carpet market, old city walls, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia

Carpet market, old city walls, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia

TURKMENISTAN - Ancient Merv - The oldest and best preserved of the oasis cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. Dates to 600 BCE - 1400 CE.

TURKMENISTAN - Ancient Merv - The oldest and best preserved of the oasis cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. Dates to 600 BCE - 1400 CE.

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips http://solotravelerblog.com/travel-central-asia-15-tips/

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips http://solotravelerblog.com/travel-central-asia-15-tips/

Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang  The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan, is a desert in Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. As one of the largest sand deserts in the world, the Taklimakan Desert covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers.It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north. It is crossed at its northern and at its southern edge by two branches of the Silk…

Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan, is a desert in Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. As one of the largest sand deserts in the world, the Taklimakan Desert covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers.It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north. It is crossed at its northern and at its southern edge by two branches of the Silk…

Uzbekistan! Study Abroad | #GlobalGators! Visit the #UFIC website for more information: ufic.ufl.edu/sas/

Uzbekistan! Study Abroad | #GlobalGators! Visit the #UFIC website for more information: ufic.ufl.edu/sas/

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan: The lake was created as the result of an enormous limestone landslide, triggered by the 1911 Kebin earthquake @darleytravel

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan: The lake was created as the result of an enormous limestone landslide, triggered by the 1911 Kebin earthquake @darleytravel

Bukhara. Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan is still on my list! For how much time I've spent in Central Asia, I can't believe I haven't popped over. Bukhara, you look beautiful, ancient and enticing.

Bukhara. Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is still on my list! For how much time I've spent in Central Asia, I can't believe I haven't popped over. Bukhara, you look beautiful, ancient and enticing.

Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, built in the 1500s, is part of the architectural complex at the foot of the great Kalyan minaret.  by FO Travel

Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, built in the 1500s, is part of the architectural complex at the foot of the great Kalyan minaret. by FO Travel

20 amazing things to do in Kyrgyzstan. You cannot miss these outstanding tourist attractions when you visit the almost forgotten country in Inner Asia. Looking for other points of interest in Kyrgyzstan - this travel guide will tell you. Click fo more.

20 amazing things to do in Kyrgyzstan

20 amazing things to do in Kyrgyzstan. You cannot miss these outstanding tourist attractions when you visit the almost forgotten country in Inner Asia. Looking for other points of interest in Kyrgyzstan - this travel guide will tell you. Click fo more.

Naryn Mosque, Naryn Mosque, Kyrgyzstan. i just want to point out that there is only one vowel in that name.

Naryn Mosque, Naryn Mosque, Kyrgyzstan. i just want to point out that there is only one vowel in that name.