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Uzbekistan Family Tour

Published in Uzbekistan

Explore the cultural treasures of Uzbekistan! Uzbekistan is the land of mosques, medressehs, monuments and minarets! In this Uzbekistan family tour you will visit everything from UNESCO World Heritage sites, magnificent forts and palaces and spectacular mountain ranges, lakes, steppe and deserts in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. You and your travel group explore traditional bazaars, markets and villages, tag along to real neighborhoods, schools and the homes of local residents to experience the warmth of Uzbek hospitality. You will also clamber over the ruins of an ancient mud fortress in the Kizil Kum desert, ride a camel and enjoy an overnight stay in a nomadic yurt under the stars. Stop in to watch master artisans in ceramics (tiles), weaving and wood carving and find those must-have souvenirs in the myriad of workshops in the old medressehs. See the process of cooking plov (pilaf) or non (its a little different everywhere!) and learn the ritual of pouring tea here. Enjoy traditional music, joyful children dance performances, and learn to play the doira (hand drum). Learn the folk stories, superstitions and legends of Central Asia, pay homage at the statue of storyteller Hodja Nasreddin in Bukhara. Participate in community work and the celebrations and festivals. Dress up in costumes from the time of Avicenna, act with Uzbek actors or take part in a sporting event. Enjoy private peaceful sunset view in a Kizilkum desert and in legendary Khiva.

Uzbekistan family tour begins and ends in Tashkent, with 1 night in the Kizil Kum desert, a night in a Yurt Camp and one night in  Khiva, a UNESCO World Heritage site,   2 nights in Bukhara, and 3 nights in Samarkand.  Price for the private family tour is  $3, 449 per person double occupancy.  Included are  accommodations  in 4-star and boutique hotels, all domestic transportation including air, ground, and high-speed rail; transfers,  English-speaking guides throughout,  activities and entrance  fees, wine tasting and a visa invitation.  Also included are cooking classes, master classes with craftsmen,  daily breakfast, 2 lunches with local families, and dinners with ambiance.

Our guests Wendy Perrin and family enjoyed their family experience in Uzbekistan and learn https://www.wendyperrin.com/photos-from-wendys-family-trip-just-back-from-the-silk-road/

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1001 Arabian Nights Morocco

Published in Morocco

Pack your bags and hold on to your magic carpet for a 1001 Arabian Nights Adventure to Morocco’s Imperial Cities & The Deep South of the country. Prepare yourself for 12 days of incredible culture, breathtaking vistas and fabulous cuisine. Visit Imperial Rabat, UNESCO Fes, the Roman ruins of Volubilis along with ancient ksars and kasbahs. Silk Road Treasure Tours guarantees an exotic interlude to modern life with a trip to Morocco. Imagine a journey where you can wander through Andalusian gardens, majestic palaces, covered markets, and palmeries on your own private, curated tour. Enjoy stays at charming boutique riads and hotels, Camel trek through the Sahara Desert and overnight in a luxury desert camp. Morocco is the perfect destination for couples, families, and friends looking to enhance their global experiences. There's no better place to start than this northeast corner of Africa. Create a memorable travel experience with Silk Road Treasure Tours!  A friendly destination with warm, hospitable people, Morocco should be on everyone’s bucket list. Just an hour from Spain and 7 ½ hours from New York City, Morocco guarantees has everything  for intrepid and luxury travelers alike. A former colony of France, Portugal and Spain, Morocco remains a hidden jewel with exotic cuisine and majestic landscapes of mountains, rivers, valleys, desert and farmland. Moroccan cuisine is the culinary star of North Africa a diverse and delicious blend of Imperial and trade influences. Being at the crossroads of many civilizations, the architecture of Morocco is also a mélange of Arab, Berber, Moorish, French, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean African, Iberian, and Jewish influences. Travel to Morocco with Silk Road Treasure tours and enjoy all that Morocco has to offer on your own private, concierge tour.

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