An expedition through the best of Central Asia and the Caucasus Mountains. Six countries in six weeks visiting little visited places.

Included
Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek 
Kazakhstan – Aksu-Dzhabagly Nature Reserve 
Uzbekistan – Historic cities; Khiva, Bukhara & Samarkand 
Turkmenistan – Ashgabat, Darvaza Gas Craters
Iran – Esfahan, Tehran, Persepolis, Shiraz, Yazd, Dasht e Kavir Desert, Mashhad
Armenia – See Mt Ararat
Georgia –  Tbilisi

Included

  • Transport on expedition truck with crew
  • Accommodation – 50% camping in tents, 50% basic hotels & hostels
  • Camping fees & equipment: tents, tables, chairs & cooking gear

Excluded

  • Flights, visas, transfers, personal insurance, drinks, meals out, tips
  • Optional excursions/side trips
  • Meals out or taken while in hotels or hostels – allow $20 day

Side trips / Optional extras

Trip/extra Cost
Georgia – Tbilisi – Museums free to $5, wine tasting $15, Folk Music lunch $15 USD $5
Iran – Tehran – Many other museums in Tehran…. Most cost between $1-6 entry USD $6
Iran – Esfahan, Shiraz, Hashed, Tabriz, Yadz – mosques, palaces, ruins – free to $10 USD $10
Iran – Mashaad – Day trip (average) transport, guided walk, lunch and hammam USD $35
Turkmenistan – Ashgabat – Nat Museum $10, carpet museum $9, Arch of Neutrality $2 USD $21
Kazakhstan – Day Hiking, Ranger & Entry in Aksu Nat. Reserve USD $30
Kazakhstan – Entry to Aksu National Park USD $10
Uzbekistan – Kiva City sights pass USD $13
Uzbekistan – Bukhara – Ark USD $5
Uzbekistan – Samarkand – entry $10, Ave of Mausoleums $5, Registan $7, Bibi Khanym Mosque $5, Afrasiab ruins & museum $4 USD $10

Departure Dates

View all the dates for this tour on the departure dates page.

Map

Map of Bishkek to Tbilisi