Our travel agency has a long term experience in organizing exclusive tours for different categories of tourists in such countries in Central Asia as Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. We will make sure that our tours along the Silk Road are full of interesting excursions, thrilling activities in the nature, visits to ancient sites and ruins, welcoming people and unique and delicious cuisine. All the five countries share similar mentality but yet diverge from each other greatly. We would like to tell more about them. Besides you will have a chance to use our comfortable car rent services with and without drivers in all countries.
Uzbekistan is a great example of diversity of Eastern culture with a big number of historical monuments which date back from ancient times to the flourish of Islamic era on the territory of Uzbekistan. During your tours you will see so many beautiful cities such as Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva which are full of glorious madrasahs, mausoleums, and other architectural complexes. If you are up to see something extraordinary then visit the Aral See with abandoned ships and the city of Nukus with Savitskiy museum of forbidden art. You will have a chance to enjoy the views of Chimgan mountains and picturesque lake of Charvak. Also you can cook Uzbek national pilaf made of meat and rice, and reveal the secrets of ancient methods of making Samarkand paper and silk visiting old factories. You can rent a car with driver to travel in Turkmenistan.
Kazakhstan is huge and a beautiful country of great contrast. It is one of the most prosperous countries in Central Asia with modern and big cities. The people of Kazakhstan were steppe nomads in former days whose traditions are transformed into present days and performed in everyday life. During your tour to Hunn village and national museums you can learn a lot about their customs and nomadic culture in general. If you love nature, then Kazakhstan has a lot to offer too, such as the national parks of Altyn Emel with famous singing dunes, Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, amazing Borovoye national park and many others. For those who are love history, there is a chance to visit ancient cities of Turkestan and Shymkent and learn about Sufism and Islam. Across the vast territory of Kazakhstan it is convenient to use the car for rent without drivers.
If you want to see something out of beaten track, Kyrgyzstan is a perfect destination for that. It can be fairly called a real paradise who is fans of wilderness and mountains. Tien Shan Mountains which stretch across the whole country have lots of gorges, valleys and mountain lakes. The nature is surprisingly pristine with crystal clear waters in the rivers and lakes. There is a chance to feel a real freedom from city life of big cities. When spending your time in your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to indulge into nomadic culture, spend overnight in yurts and explore their lifestyle. You will enjoy lots of outdoor activities such as trekking, horse riding, hiking, rafting or skiing during your tour in wonderful Kyrgyzstan. It is also a wonderful country to drive rented cars without drivers to feel the spirit of freedom.
If you are going to visit Tajikistan in your next travel planning, you can expect to explore the amazing Pamir Mountains. On the way you will stop by the charming villages which are located on the border with Afghanistan. You will see the legendary Wakhan corridor that separates Tajikistan from Pakistan, and enjoy the views of remarkable mountain passes of 4, 000 meters. During your tours you will visit turquoise lakes of amazing beauty such as Bulunkul, Yashil Kul, Iskanderkul, and Hafkul. You can explore the history of ancient cities such as Dushanbe, Khujand, Istaravshan and Penjakent. In Tajikistan we can offer car rent services without drivers at the most reasonable prices.
Turkmenistan can be described like an oasis between the desert filled with mysteries of the antiquity and nature attractions. If you are visiting all five stans or just then start your tour with arriving in Ashgabat first, the capital of the country, which is attractive by it with the largest quantity of marble buildings. You will be told interesting tales of antiquity visiting the ruins of Nisa, Mary, Merv and Kunya Urgench during historical tours in Turkmenistan. The Darwaza gas crater, made mistakenly by human is the main highlight while the Yangikala canyons, Kow Ata underground lake, uniqueness of Nokhur village, beautiful shore of the Caspian Sea and others will add a wonderful charm to your trip. There are several check-points with Uzbekistan which can make your trip easier when combining two countries. You can rent a car with driver to travel in Turkmenistan.
Summer tours in Kyrgyzstan
If you are planning to visit Kyrgyzstan, the most recommended time to do it are summer and warmer months of autumn. That is because as all the roads and passes are open. There a chance to easily drive to the furthest corner of Kyrgyzstan during your tours. The panoramic views on the way driving up the Son Kul Lake will be astonishing while the lake itself is located at the altitude of more than 3, 000 meters and beautiful as well where you can meet nomads and sleep in their yurts. You can drive in the most extreme roads in wonderful Kichi Naryn gorge and overcome passes almost 4,000 meters such as Ara Bel pass where you can enjoy unforgettable scenery. You will enjoy the sandy beach and swim at the world's second largest lake known as Issyk Kul and explore ancient sites around it. During the summer tours one can make it up to the southern part of Kyrgyzstan which is connected with a fantastic mountain road through Kazarman. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan in summer and the beginning of autumn will be the best solution and will give you tons of positive impressions and spirit of adventure. In summer it is the best to travel with a car for rent without driver to explore sites and amazing places on your own.
Winter tours in Kyrgyzstan
Not all visitors know that Kyrgyzstan in winter is not less beautiful destination even though some passes and roads are blocked by snow. At some point it gives some charm to the nature. You still can make a wonderful drive along the white slopes to Naryn and visit architectural complex of Tash Rabat which can be found in the bosom of mountains along the Silk Road. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan in winter you can drive a car for rent around the Issyk Kul lake, make U-turns to its gorges like Barskaun, Jeti Oguz, Grigorievskoye and lots of others. You can equally visit its historical sites as Rukh Ordo cultural complex, ethnography museum and petroglyphs located in a resort town of Cholpon Ata. In amazing Chon Kemin national park you can ride the horses or sleighs during your winter tours in Kyrgyzstan. The country can also be proud of developin of winter sports as there are many ski resorts including the largest one located near Karakol town. It was previously used to be a training arena for all Soviet sport teams. Fascinating valleys, frozen waterfalls, gorges with pine trees all covered with dazzling snow will be great scenery will contribute a great impression to your winter town in Kyrgyzstan. Rent a car and enjoy winter tours in Kyrgyzstan.
Car rent in Kyrgyzstan
Our company is also proud to organize car rent services for the most reliable prices. Our fleet can perform the new models of reliable jeeps which are excellent choice for driving in a mountainous country like Kyrgyzstan. With our cars for rent it is possible to continue your travelling to Tajikistan and visit the famous Pamir Highway and Wakhan corridor or travel also to a fascinating Kazakhstan. Car rent is one of the best methods of discovering places independently and fully immerse into a local life, communicating with people and learning about new attractions. You are able to set up your own pace and be spur-of-the-moment, stopping where you like and enjoy. If you are not sure which itinerary is better, our professiona staff can help you to suggest you a wonderful tour program and suggest the places for staying overnight choosing the best variants of accommodation at the most reliable prices. On top of the car you rent, we will provide with all the necessary equipment which will suit ideally for camping with all the tableware and even the tents and mats. Our personnel of car rent will back you up with technical and telephone support 24/7. All our cars for rent have insurance and are of excellent quality of them. In order to rent a car, we need to know your travel dates to prepare the necessary arrangements and reservations in advance. As soon as you get the car for rent upon arrival and start off your adventures immediately.
Guide courses in Kyrgyzstan
Our agency delivers guide courses to all the young people who would like to work in tourism sector of Kyrgyzstan. Our classes and seminars are conducted by professors from Universities with interesting lectures and entertaining practical work. The best graduates are selected to cooperate with us and other leading travel agencies in Kyrgyzstan. Our company makes sure that we have guides for our tours with the best knowledge of the country's history, archeology, culture and other subjects. We take care of the training of the experienced guides regularly conducting different seminars on history, archeology, geography, and other interesting subjects. If you are looking for the most qualified and enthusiastic guides in Kyrgyzstan, then contact us directly. Apart from guide school, we offer excellent services of car rent without drivers.
If you adore doing outdoor activities, our travel agency in Kyrgyzstan is able to offer a big variety of them including hiking, trekking, horse riding, rafting, and camel riding. The countries of Central Asia such as Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan provide a big variety of landscapes and climatic zones where where it is possible to organize them. Due to the fact that Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are the most mountainous countries, there can be organized a great number of tours with trekking and hiking depending on the interest and budget of tourists. It will be like a dream to be able to explore the nature and amazing Tien Shan and Pamir Mountains and use our cars for rent. Our tours include riding horses in the gorges of Chon Kemin and picturesque lake of Son Kul which has indescribable beauty at the altitude of 3,000 meters. In the fast flowing rivers of Chui and Chon Kemin, there is a chance to have a real adrenaline and enjoy the fresh water during your rafting tours in Kyrgyzstan. Camel riding tours can be done by the Lake of Aidarkul Lake along the semi desert area while at the end of it you will enjoy wonderful evening by the fire listening to the music of local folklore show. Further you will sleep in yurts and indulge into the atmosphere of antiquity with harmony with nature. Our company will be glad to offer you different types of activities to make your tours enjoyable and full of spirit of adventure. Also you can rent a car to visit any of those craft workshops.
In the countries along the Silk Road there is a possibility to see folklore shows almost everywhere as the people adore music. Local folklore bands perform small concert show during the dinner. This small performance will allow you to get acquainted with local music and national instruments. It will be a wonderful completion of your tour during the farewell dinners. In Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan you will find amusing that hunters hunt with birds of prey chasing after the hares, mountain goats, foxes and many others. In Almaty, in Sunkar hawk nursery, you can see the show of imitation of hunting with a hawk, while in Kyrgyzstan you can see the real hunting of a golden eagle over the rabbit. Besides Kyrgyzstan is a country of festivals dedicated to horse games. They have been playing important roles in the life of nomads. You can learn about the horse sports during their demonstration of the main of them in Kyrgyzstan driving to Chon Kemin gorge on a car for rent. In Tajikistan it is also possible to see the horse games. Silk and Spice Festival in Uzbekistan is one of the most colorful and wonderful festivals that will help you to explore a culture of Uzbek people and all the nations living along the Silk Road. This cultural event takes place in May or June in Bukhara and is accompanied with amazing folk concerts, striking fashion shows, master classes, national sport events and handicraft exhibits. If you are up to learning the culture of Central Asia, then you should participate in different cultural events, festivals and exhibitions during your tours as well as if you travel on your own on rented cars.
Crafts of Central Asia
Silk Road played an important role in enabling cultural and historical prosperity of the regions that it covered. It goes without saying, that it was the reason of appearing of new civilizations which impacted the exchange of cultures and religions. Our company has been successfully organizing tours along the Silk Road where you will be able to learn about different kinds of crafts which are kept from generation to generation. In Uzbekistan there is a big variety of pottery workshops, which has an exceptional style and coloration. During our tours in Uzbekistan we offer master-class of ceramics in cities like Samarkand, Bukhara, Gijduvan and Fergana valley. If you wish to see more crafts in Uzbekistan, then you must visit the Konigil village near Samarkand. It is a unique place where the local family demonstrates the ancient method of producing parchment paper. It is widely used for writing manuscripts and restoration of ancient materials. During your tours you can learn lots of interesting facts about this famous kind of craft in Uzbekistan. If you like silk products, then we offer you to visit a silk factory in Samarkand where you can find a great number of colorful carpets with different patterns and striking colors. In a country of nomads, Kyrgyzstan you can learn about the craft which is popular even nowadays. One can say that it was the basic part of the material world of nomads; felt was used for yurts, most of their clothes and items of household were also made of felt. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan you can rent a car and drive to its northern part you can visit a handicraft center in Kochkor village, where a local family runs the Women Cooperation in order to support locals craftswomen. During our Silk Road tours you can do participate in different master classes and learn a lot about local crafts.
Highlights of Central Asia
Central Asia is represented by five amazing countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and No doubts, that each country has their own characteristic, but have some common things. This is surely the expression of hospitality, passion for celebrations and riot of colors and cultural events. Kyrgyzstan is one of the most mountainous countries of Central Asia which will surely win your heart from the first days of your tours. It is a perfect place for relaxing and gaining new energy. The most famous but yet not overcrowded places like Issyk Kul, Son Kul lake, Tash Rabat complex, Arslanbob walnut forest and others will not leave indifferent if you travel with a car for rent. Kazakhstan is a country of contradictions where you can see the fast developing cities like the capital city of Nur- Sultan or historical town of Almaty and at the same learn the customs of ancient steppe nomads during your cultural tours in Kazakhstan. We can recommend you to make a tour to the southern part of Kazakhstan in order to see beautiful sites and nature attractions with a car for rent. They are Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, Charyn canyons, Tamgaly Tas petroglyphs and many other highlights. Tajikistan is popular for astonishing Pamir Mountains and great Wakhan corridor that separates Tajikistan from Pakistan. During your tours you can get familiarized with Wakhi people and learn about their lifestyle and customs. Moreover, there is a chance to learn more about the history of ancient civilizations that lived. There have ben found the artifacts on the territory of cities of Penjakent, Istaravshan and Khujand which you can visit during your tours. We can talk endlessly about Uzbekistan how it is great to visit it, but it will be never enough. It will be an ideal travel destination of yours. Walk in small streets of glorious cities one by one, try Uzbek pilaf, enjoy the great art work of the countless constructions building of Islamic era. Turkmenistan as a travel destination, is quite reserved but still hospitable country, where you can indulge into a totally new world. Its ancient cities and remains of elder dynasties, modern cities and resorts, amazing natural attractions will make your tour not alike to any of yours that you had before. With the help of our specialists and car rent, your tour along Central Asia will be full of sites, places, events and cuisine that will fascinate you and make your heart beat faster.
The best time to travel in Central Asia
To travel most comfortably in Central Asia, check out the climatic conditions of each country. You can also rent a car to visit the best sites of Central Asia. This way you will ensure the most enjoyable trip in any country you choose to visit. Each state has specific climatic peculiarities which can influence on your comfortable or uncomfortable traveling in it. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have common climate with hot summers and mild winters due to the desert- dominating territory. The best time to travel in these countries is spring and autumn months, as it will not be too hot and not too cold. Combined tours of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are quite popular among those who are interested in ancient history and architecture. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are the most mountainous countries among the rest and have a sharp continental climate. The winters last longer while the snow in the tops of mountains never melts forming everlasting glaciers and snow-capped tops. Most tours in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are at the level no lower than 2, 000 meters at the least, you will have a weather cooler for 10 degrees by Celsius than in cities or towns. Above all, some mountain roads and passes can closed due to the snow. That's the reason why it is better to travel in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in summer and the first half oŕ September. Kazakhstan is a the largest country above all and it terrain consists of steppes and semi-deserts, except the southern part of it where there took place a chain of Tien Shan Mountains. Car rent in Kyrgyzstan is easy to organize. So when thinking of the best season for travelling you should take into account which region you want to visit. Different parts of Kazakhstan have different climatic conditions. Generally speaking, summer and autumn months are the best to travel in Kazakhstan.
Kyrgyzstan takes place in the middle of Central Asia and has an area of 198, 500 square kilometers. The majority of its terrain is mountains which are known Tien Shan which from Chinese mean "Sky Mountains". The total length stretching on the territory of Kyrgyzstan is more than 1, 500 km. It is a country of the highest peaks such as Pobeda Peak (7439 m), Lenin Peak (7 134 m) and Khan Tenri Peak (7, 010 m). Besides the country can boast with 23 peaks which are over 6, 000 meters and 80 peaks over 5, 000 meters. As it is obvious, Kyrgyzstan is an ideal destination for alpinism and mountaineering. Our company will be happy to arrange you tours combined with trekking, hiking and horse riding activities. Our customers always admire the beauty of the country and authenticity of nomadic culture using our cars for rent. The most part of the population makes Kyrgyz people, making 80 percent. Further stand the Uzbek and Russian population minorities. There are also small nationalities such as Dungan, Uigur, Korean, German, Ukrainian and many others. Kyrgyz and Russian is spoken almost everywhere as people are bilingual. The national currency is known as som (KGS) which can be easily changed at the banks or exchange offices in Bishkek and other big towns during your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Car rent services in Kyrgyzstan are provided at the highest level and the most competitive prices.
Kazakhstan is a transcontinental country with a vast territory mainly situated in Central Asia. Its total are covers 2,724,900 square kilometers. Its neighbors are the following states: China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. It also has an access to Caspian Sea. The terrain is so diverse and consists of flatlands, semi-deserts, steppes, rock canyons, snow-capped mountains and deserts. The history of Kazakhstan is rich but difficult to track due to the lack of information about its tribes who had lived nomadic life for centuries. What is known is that from ancient times the land was inhabited by Scythian and Persian tribes, replaced by Turkic nomads whose derivations created new ethnic groups including Kazakh people as well. Today the most visited cities are Nur-Sultan, the capital city with amusing modern architecture, Almaty, which is a Soviet style green city with lots of historical monuments, Turkestan, Otrar and Shymkent with architectural heritage of the Silk Road. To travel in Kazakhstan you can use car rent with or without drivers. Among the nature attractions in Kazakhstan the locals are proud with amazing Charyn canyons, a lot alike to the Grand Canyons, charming lakes of Kolsai, Kaindy, Borovoye, Big Almaty and Issyk, petroglyphs with ancient Buddhist inscriptions of Tamgaly Tas, Altyn Emel singing dunes and lots of others. Kazakhstan's touristic sites attract many travelers from all over the world annually.
Turkmenistan has the lowest population among other countries in Central Asia, it makes 6 million people. It shares borders with Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Iran and the Caspian Sea. Turkmenistan was at the intersection of many civilizations for ages. It was inhabited also by the Achaemenid Empire, later with Turkiń tribes coming from Mongolia. They were known as Oghuz who eventually formed the ethnic basis of Turkmen people. Turkmenistan's the most visited sites are Merv which was the largest and busiest city along the Silk Road. When travellng in the country you will learn amazing history while visiting the ancient sites like the city of Mary, outskirts of Ashagbat, Nisa archeological sites, Kunya Urgench and many others. Darwaza gas crater is sure to be the highlight of your tour where you should spend overnight in tents to see the glittering dramatic hole in the earth under millions of stars. The beach resorts of Awaza by the Caspian Sea will make your tour unforgettable and will add some charm of beach holidays. Turkmenistan is a travel destination full of mystery and intrigues that is gaining popularity each day, so don't miss the opportunity and visit it at the soonest. If you have plans to visit Turkmenistan, use our car rent services.
The Republic of Tajikistan is the official name of Tajikistan. It is situated in Central Asia with a territory of 143, 100 square kilometers. The population exceeds a bit more than 9 million people. The countries on which it borders are Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and China and is a landlocked country. The territory of Tajikistan was previously home for ancient civilizations such as Achaemenid, Sasanian, Hephthalite, Samanid and Mongol Empires. Later on Tajikistan was surrendered to Timurid Dynasty, Russian Empire and subsequently Soviet Russia and eventually became independent after the collapse of USSR. Nowadays Tajikistan is a melting pot of Persian and Turkic cultures derived from rich historical events, with lots of monuments and wonderful nature. Your tours will be accompanied by the beautiful chain and mountain ridges of Pamir Highway and Wakhan Corridor where you can also use the car rent services. You will visit lakes of exceptional beauty such as Karakul, Bulunkul, Yashil Kul, Hafkul, Iskanderkul and lots of others. You're your chance and travel in Tajikistan with our tours where you can learn a lot of things and interesting facts about history and culture of Tajik people.
Uzbekistan is considered to be neutral state that takes place on the border with Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. It also has an access to the Aral Sea. The name of the country can be enterpreted as the "land of liberty loving people". The capital of the country is Tashkent, the most popular destination to start tours with. Other major cities as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are also popular and busy during touristic seasons which are spring and autumn. Uzbekistan has the largest population among the neighbors, making more than 34 million people. The national language is Uzbek, a derivation from Turkic family. The national currency is Uzbekistan sum. Uzbekistan is proud of their long and rich history filled with different events. There were really many empires located here starting from Transoxiana and Turan, Bactria, Sogdia, Fergana, Margiana and lots of others. Nowadays Uzbekistan is a top destination for travellers among other countries of Central Asia. During your tour along Uzbekistan you will visit its architectural masterpieces, as well as enjoy culture through shows, master classes and colorful festivals. You can also rent a car with driver and tavel across the country. Uzbekistan will make a great combination with Kyrgyzstan if you want to do a combined tour along the Silk Road; as the first will have lots of architecture and culture while the latter will be full of nature and beautiful nature.
If you plan to visit and explore Kyrgyzstan or any other countries of Central Asia, then contact us immediately. It is our job to make our holidays unforgettable, let us offer you our services and organize a great tour and rent a car from us.