In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Ends Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discover the desert city of Bukhara
  • Take in the fabled Silk Road city of Samarkand
  • Hike around the picturesque lake of the Fann mountains, Lake IskanderKul
  • Marvel at splendid markets, minarets and medressa
The trip In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great starts from and ends in Tashkent. This is an adventure tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and visit Tashkent, Khujand, Iskanderkul and 5 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A spectacular journey of discovery in the footsteps of Alexander the Great. Follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and discover the fabled Silk Road oasis towns of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. After exploring the famous museums of Tashkent we travel to Samarkand with one of the most impressive sights in the region, Registan Square. Discover some of the oldest towns in the world with ancient mosques and palaces, citadels, minarets, colourful bazaars, highly-adorned mausoleums, and age-old traditions. This unforgettable adventure travels through the ancient cultural landscapes and spectacular landscapes of Tajikistan, one of Central Asia's most picturesque countries. Visit the stunning alpine lake of Iskander-Kul on the northern slopes of the Gissar Range in the Fann Mountains, where according to tradition the lake takes its name from Alexander the Great. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience exploring the hidden heart of Central Asia - its natural wonders are perfectly combined with cultural highlights to discover in depth the beauty of this historical region along the ancient Silk Route.
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  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 22 2018
“It was a great trip and i would recommend Central Asia as a destination to anyone. It is a fascinating part of the world with layers of history going back over thousands of years. The local people were very friendly.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Tashkent
  • Day 2 : To Samarkand
  • Day 3 : In Samarkand
  • Day 4 : To Bukhara
  • Day 5 : In Bukhara
  • Day 6 : To Shahrisabz via Nautaka (Karshi)
  • Day 7 : To Termez via the Baysun Region
  • Day 8 : In Termez
  • Day 9 : To Dushanbe, Tajikistan
  • Day 10 : In Dushanbe
  • Day 11 : To Lake Iskanderkul
  • Day 12 : To Khujand (Alexandria Eshata) via Istravshan
  • Day 13 : Khujand to Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Day 14 : In Tashkent
  • Day 15 : Tashkent, trip concludes
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Accommodation
  • Comfortable hotels on twin share basis
Meals
  • 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners
Transport
  • Airport transfers on day 1 and day 15
  • Private transport throughout
Guide
  • Local sightseeing guide
Others
  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments
  • Medical kit
  • 2 nights homestay on a multishare basis
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfares and departure taxes
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Visas
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, bottled mineral water, soft drinks, alcohol etc
  • Optional activities and sightseeing during free time
  • Still/video camera fees at monuments
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

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