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 World Expeditions Central Asia, Japan & Borneo
 

World Expeditions Central Asia, Japan & Borneo

 

Take an adventure holiday in CENTRAL ASIA with World Expeditions, one of the world’s leading travel companies.

Central Asia - Explore the Silk Route, Travel the Trans-Siberian Railway

Central Asia consists of seven countries, all of which are landlocked. Five are of these are Soviet Union republics, including Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikstan, whilst Afghanistan and Mongolia have kept their independence although both have been under Communist rule for a short period in history. 

Majestic cities with beautiful palaces, mosques, minarets and medressas were erected over thousands of years. Many of them were ruined, but several withstood the conquerors and passing of time, and today stand as monuments, reflecting their former glory. The artistic delights found in Central Asia are comparable with the architectural masterpieces of Egypt, India, China and ancient Greece and Rome.   World Expeditions offers adventure holidays in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Krygyzstan.

Package  Nights  Highlights 
     
Backroads of Japan  14 Nights  Staying in traditional ryokans - Hiking through forest trails - Wandering the bustling streets of Tokyo - Viewing Mt Fuji and the 5 lakes - Famous Geisha district of Gion in Kyoto - Exploring Kyoto and Osaka 
     
Borneo Adventure  16 Nights  Summit Mt Kinabalu and witness sunrise - Discover orangutans and wildlife in their natural habitat -  Ascend Gunung Api for the limestone pinnacles - Travel by longboat and explore cave formations - Learn about the local indigenous communities and stay in longhouses 
     
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great  14 Nights  Desert city of Bukhara - Fabled Silk Road city of Samarkand - Lake Iskander Kul - Magnificent markets, minarets and medressa - The Historic Centre of Shakhrisabz - The ancient city of Khujand 
     
Mongolian Panorama  17 Nights  Explore the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar - Visit local nomadic families - Trek the Turgen Mountains - Trek in the Altai Mountains - Camping in the Mongolian steppe
     
Pamirs Fann Mountains Trek  13 Nights  Desert city of Bukhara - Views of the Pamir Fann Mountains - Fabled Silk Road City of Samarkand - Yurt Camp in the Kyzyl Kum Desert 
     
Silk Road to Samarkand via Kashgar  26 Nights  Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace visits in Beijing - Visit the Great Wall - Traditional Beijing Duck dinner in Beijing - Visits to Xian and the famous Terracotta Warriors - Labrang Monastery - Mogau Caves & Dunhuang - Heavens Lake, Tian Shan Mountains - Sunday Markets in Kashgar - Torugat Pass & Bishkek - Fabled Silk Road Cities of Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva - Magnificent markets, minarets and medressa