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Uzbekistan - Kyrgyzstan - Turkmenistan 2005
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Ever wanted to travel on the Silk Road? That's what we decided to do in August 2005 during 1 month.

Wonderful places which you only heard of in oriental tales. Very nice and friendly people. Stick with local guides and try to avoid the large tourist groups that come in large buses and only visit the highlights in the speed of light.

Food? Excellent except in Turkmenistan where it was honestly the worst we ever tasted.


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Route:
Day 1: Tashkent
Day 3: Tashkent – Ferghana
Day 5: Ferghana – Osh (Kyrgyzstan) – Ferghana
Day 6: Ferghana – Tashkent
Day 7: Tashkent – Samarkand
Day 10: Samarkand – Shakhrisabs – Termez
Day 12: Termez – Bukhara
Day 16: Bukhara – Nurata
Day 17: Aydarkul Lake
Day 18: Nurata – Bukhara
Day 19: Bukhara-Mary (Turkmenistan)
Day 21: Mary-Ashgabat
Day 23: Ashgabat-Dashoguz- Kunya Urghench - Khiva
Day 25: Khiva – Ayaz and Turprak Kala Fortresses – Khiva
Day 26: Khiva – Nukus - Muinak – Khiva
Day 27: Khiva – Urghench – Tashkent

Uzbekistan driver:
Victor (Russian speaking a few words of german like "Benzin Problem" "Gut" "Nicht gut" ;-)) but extremely good driver who got us wherever we wanted.

Travel Agency:
Dolores Travel Services, Uzbekistan (www.sambuh.com). Very competent service.
We asked for a driver and English speaking local guides. We can only recommend to take local guides in order to see the best places without having to fight with an outdated map and printed guide. Dolores Tours got us very competent ones and also the Uzbekistan driver Victor was great. He got us through all the check-points with an incredible speed.
Be reminded that you also need invitation letters to get the Visas.








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