Grand Asian Caravan

    enquire now 42 Days From NZD $16,955 pp twinshare
    Independent traveller
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    Amazing and diverse sightseeing experiences in some the world’s remotest corners bring rich rewards on this unique, challenging journey. Travel along the Silk Road, to the beautiful Caucasus and retrace ancient routes of trade and conquest.

    Contact us for full details of this extensive 42 day itinerary.  








    • Meals:  37 breakfasts
    • Transfers: All arrival transfers
    • Accommodation:34 hotel / guesthouses (twin share), 1 homestay  (shared), 1 tent, 5 train (shared 4-berth)
    • Sightseeing:Organise your sightseeing locally or with us in advance.
    • Expertise:Our Travel Advisors can help you create the perfect independent journey. If you choose to travel at a Classic service level, City Ambassadors are included at certain cities to enhance your experience with local knowledge.


    Day 1    Xian – journey begins

    Day 2     Xian

    Day 3     Depart to Dunhuang

    Day 4     Arrive Dunhuang

    Day 5     Transfer to Liuyuan and then depart to Turpan

    Day 6     Arrive Turpan

    Day 7     To Kuqa

    Day 8     Kuqa

    Day 9     To Kashgar

    Day 10   Kashgar

    Day 11   To Sary Tash via Irkeshtam Pass (Kyrgyzstan border crossing)

    Day 12   To Osh

    Day 13   To Fergana (Uzbekistan border crossing)

    Day 14   Fergana Valley and to Tashkent

    Day 15   Tashkent and to Samarkand

    Day 16   Samarkand

    Day 17   To Bukhara via Shakrisabz

    Day 18   Bukhara

    Day 19   To Mary via Merv (Turkmenistan border crossing)

    Day 20   Mary and to Ashgabat

    Day 21   Ashgabat and to Darvaza Crater

    Day 22   Return to Ashgabat

    Day 23   To Mashhad (Iran border crossing)

    Day 24   Mashhad and depart to Isfahan

    Day 25   Arrive Isfahan

    Day 26   Isfahan

    Day 27   To Tehran

    Day 28   Tehran and depart to Tabriz

    Day 29   Arrive Tabriz

    Day 30   To Goris (Armenia border crossing)

    Day 31   To Yerevan

    Day 32   Yerevan and surrounds

    Day 33   Yerevan and surrounds

    Day 34   To Dilijan

    Day 35   To Tbilisi (Georgia border crossing)

    Day 36   Tbilisi

    Day 37   To Gudauri

    Day 38   To Borjomi via Gori

    Day 39   To Vardzia and on to Kars (Turkey border crossing)

    Day 40   Depart to Ankara

    Day 41   Arrive Ankara and to Istanbul

    Day 42   Istanbul – journey concludes


    Images courtesy of Sundowners