|Ancient Silk Road|
Ancient Silk Road is an historical route which connected East with West through commercial trade. The Great Silk Road was started as a trade route more than 2,000 years ago but later it became a cultural bridge which linked up the ancient Central Asia, Chinese, Indian, Persian, Arabic culture with the ancient Greek and Roman culture.
The total length of the Silk Road is over 7000km; there are numerous countries, scenic spots and historical sites along the ancient Silk Road. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan - the countries of Central Asia are the jewels in the necklace of Silk Road - luring conquerors, traders and travelers for thousands of years.
Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Khiva, Merv, Kashgar, Penjikent, Khodgand, Karakol, Mary and Turkistan cities became the centers of Silk Road. During many centuries there were built the palaces, trade domes, bazaars in these cities.
The Silk Road, particularly the Central Asian part, contained an amalgamation of religions (Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and others), civilizations/languages (Persian, Greek, Arab, Turbo-Mongol, Chinese, Russian, indigenous) ideas, economic systems (nomads, sedentary, environments (deserts, steppe, mountains, oases), rulers (Alexander the Great, Chinches Khan, Tamerlane) and carried on for centuries.
During the Silk Road Tour you can walk in the tracks of Marco Polo and explore the ancient routes of the camel's trail. You can also discover the mysterious, historical Silk Road stories, see the ruins, the classical architecture, visit the birthplace of Great 14th century conqueror -Tamerlane, the famous Sunday Bazaars, sip tea at Lyabi khauz Tea house in ancient Bukhara, listen to the ancient Silk Road music and appreciate many graceful scenes of the deserts and spectacular mountains Tian Shan and Pamir Mountains.