The borders of Central Asia are subject to multiple definitions. The most limited definition was the official one of the Soviet Union, which defined Middle Asia as consisting solely of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. This definition was also often used outside the USSR during this period. Soon after independence, the leaders of the four former Soviet Central Asian Republics met in Tashkent and declared that the definition of Central Asia should include Kazakhstan as well as the original four included by the Soviets. Since then, this has become the most common definition of Central Asia, the land of Five Stans: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. The UNESCO general history of Central Asia defines the region based on climate and uses far larger borders. According to it, Central Asia includes Mongolia, Tibet, northeast Iran (Golestan, North Khorasan and Razavi provinces), central-east Russia south of the Taiga, large parts of China, Afghanistan, Pakistan.
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SILK ROAD TOURS BY PRIVATE TRAIN
ALMATY - TURKESTAN - TASHKENT - SHAKHRISABZ - SAMARKAND - KHIVA - BUKHARA - MERV - ASHKHABAD
A unique 14-day tour from Kazakhstan, through Uzbekistan, ending in Turkmenistan.
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Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 22, 2019
Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019
The Silk Road is filled with one-of-a-kind sights that have origins spanning thousands of years and thousands of miles. An ancient crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe - modern-day Central Asia is a unique snapshot of how the ancient world used to be, made even more unique with a journey by private train.
Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019
TASHKENT - SHAKHRISABZ - SAMARKAND - BUKHARA - KHIVA - TASHKENT
Sep 18, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019
Retracing one of the most important trading routes of ancient civilization, the Silk Road follows in the footsteps of such legendary figures as Alexander the Great and Marco Polo.
Apr 12, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019
ALMATY - TASHKENT - SAMARKAND - BUKHARA - MERV - ASHGABAT - DARVAZA - KHIVA - VOLGOGRAD - MOSCOW
Retracing one of the most important trading routes of ancient civilisation, the Silk Road follows in the footsteps of such legendary figures as Alexander the Great and Marco Polo.
Apr 24, 2019 - May 06, 2019
Beijing - Xian - Dunhuang - Turpan - Almaty - Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Merv - Ashgabat - Darvaza - Khiva - Volgograd - Moscow
The Silk Road being one of the most important trading routes of the ancient civilization can be retracted following the footsteps of the legendary travelers - Alexander the Great and Marco Polo.
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