Experience Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s oldest cities, an eclectic and culturally diverse mix of tree-lined boulevards, Soviet blocks, mud-walled houses, and ornate mosques. Learn age-old, local ceramic techniques.
Visit the ancient city of Samarkand, an oasis on the fringes of Kysyl Kum Desert best known for being a Silk Road town and a crossroad of cultures boasting a bloody history and architectural wonders.
Witness the fast-shrinking Aral Sea or head to the Nuratau Mountains, filled with waterfalls and forests, and meet Tajik peoples and Kazakh shepherds.
Trek old sheepherder trails in the Gissar foothills, stopping for campfire tea surrounded by spectacular scenery, or visit local families and experience their warm and unique hospitality.