Travelers Society is taking you to the hidden gems of the silk road: Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan! Check out the incredible landscape of Central Asia with its green snow capped mountains, and stunning nature. Learn about Kyrgyz history and culture, while strolling through Bishkek’s Soviet built streets, horseback riding through beautiful scenery and dine in style in a traditional shepherd’s yurt with a local nomadic family. Head over to Uzbekistan and check out its magnificent architecture – turquoise and blue domed mosques, traditional local bazaars, wonderful people (some of the nicest you will ever meet), and rich history, UNESCO sites, and more!!
Included – Onsite transportation with a/c, insured; bullet train from Bukhara to Tashkent
Not included– Flights
Depending on your departure point and schedule.
Shanghai – Bishkek (2 parts – can be booked together):
1. Shanghai Pudong (T2) – Urumqi URC – China Southern CZ6976
July 5 – 19:10 – 00:45
2.Urumqi URC – Bishkek FRU – China Southern CZ6005
July 6 – 08:10 – 08:15 – Est. Price: 3042 RMB
Tashkent – Shanghai (2 parts – can be booked together):
1. Tashkent TAS – Urumqi URC – China Southern CZ6030
July 16 – 01:50 – 07:15
2.Urumqi URC – Shanghai SHA – China Southern CZ8527
July 16 – 10:35 – 15:05 – Est. Price: 2531 RMB
For flights from other cities, please contact us.
Internal Flight (must follow schedule):
Bishkek – Tashkent:
1. Bishkek – Tashkent – HY – 778 FRU-TASH
July 11 – 06:45 – 07:05 – Est. Price: 150 USD (to be confirmed upon purchase)
* Our operator will help you book this flight with no extra service fee.
Please book your flights. It’s really easy with www.ctrip.com! They even have an app. (If you need help booking your flights, a booking fee of 150 RMB per ticket will apply, paid directly to the booking agent. Our agent will contact you within 24 hours of registration.)
You must arrive at the arrival time of the suggested flight or slightly earlier and meet us at the airport, and leave on the suggested flight or slightly after the departure time. If your travel arrangements do not allow for this, you will have to arrange for your own transportation.
Included – 8 nights – Clean double/triple occupancy rooms (with towels) included in price. These will be booked on a first come first serve basis. If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 1000 RMB per person total, first come first serve. (We can help you find someone to share if needed. However, if there is an uneven number of travelers, the single occupancy fee may apply. Pairings are distributed on a first come first serve basis.)
Included – Meals as listed
Not Included – Some lunches and dinners as listed
Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 10,999 RMB or 12,999 RMB if deposit paid after May 31
Book by March 22 and get a 500 RMB discount off the Early Bird price.
Deposit: 3,000 RMB (included in price)
*Full payment due June 5 . (Registration will be open after this date.) (Please allow for enough time for visa application if necessary.)
Accommodation (double occupancy), onsite transportation, domestic bullet train ticket, entrance and ecological fees, meals as listed, English speaking tour guide, mineral water, domestic train ticket Bukhara – Tashkent, visa support for Uzbekistan.
Does not include:
International/domestic airfare, tips for guide/driver, visa fees/support, (special document fees for Kyrgzstan (60 USD) if needed), porter fees, meals, drinks, personal expenses, insurance
*Tips: recommended ~ 10 USD per person/day
Travel insurance or an insurance policy that is valid in Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan is required for this trip. Please check with your provider to make sure that these countries are included in your area of coverage. If your insurance does not cover you, please purchase a travel insurance policy for the duration of the trip.
PASSPORT, camera/GoPro, walking shoes, small day pack, 5-20 USD/day for food when meals are not included, warm jacket for cool Kyrgyz evenings, insect repellent, sunglasses, jeans
*You must have your passport for this trip.
Some nationalities need visas to these countries, more information given in the FAQ
* Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after entry to each country for visa purposes
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to 50 days before departure and no refund after that. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events, etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions. Limited seats available so contact us by Wechat for more info and bookings!!!
Limited seats available.
1) ICBC Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery
Do I need visas for Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan?
Many nationalities need visas for Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
Check here for the requirements for your nationality:
phone: 86 10 64681292
phone: 010 653-263-05, 010 653-225-51
12-15 year olds can also join if they are trained in riding horses. Please contact us if you have any questions about whether or not your child will be able to complete the trek.
I am renewing my visa/passport, can I still go?
Sure. Just make sure to allow for enough time to apply for the visas.
This is it… Your opportunity to take a trip of a lifetime!!!