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Bailey Chinnery Photography

SILK ROAD - Uzbekistan

18.09.24 - 29.09.24 - Fully Booked

The land that is now Uzbekistan was once at the heart of the ancient Silk Road trade route connecting China with the Middle East and Rome.

With a population in excess of 25 million, Uzbekistan is the third most populous country of the former Soviet Union after Russia and the Ukraine.


The region has been influenced by many empires, including the Persian, Mongol and Soviet and we are looking forward  to delving into cultural history.  

The country is adorned with beautifully adorned madrasahs (educational institutions) and mosques, reflecting the rich architectural legacy of the Silk Road era.




Uzbekistan is famous for its intricate embroidery and vibrant textiles, such as Suzani, (a traditional embroidered textile), and ikat fabrics, which are hand-dyed and patterned textiles. It also has a strong tradition of ceramic craftsmanship, with beautifully decorated tiles and pottery found in various regions.

We invite you to take a look at our presentation which has full details of our itinerary. Please use the pause button if you wish to stop on a given page.

  • Non-FYV MEMBER SINGLE ROOM (standard) £ 8,395.00
  • Non-FYV MEMBER SINGLE ROOM (upgrade/suite) £9,355.00
  • PARTNER (non photographing) £ 7,250.00
  • The price includes ALL meals (when taken with Valda)
  • Wine or beer with those meals
  • Single accommodation in four star (or better) hotels.
  • Transport around the area in a large air conditioned coach.
  • The company and guiding services of the brilliant Yuri.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Tuition from Valda.
  • Pre-tour notes and logistical assistance from the equally brilliant Elaine.
  • Post-tour Zoom review.
  • £10 carbon offsetting fee.

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TOUR COMMENCES ON 18th SEPTEMBER 2024 in Tashkent 

TOUR ENDS ON 29th SEPTEMBER 2024 in Samarkand.

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