Included Activities

  • Guided tour, Cappadocia
  • Sumela Monastery, Macka
  • Guided tour of Stalin Museum, Gori
  • Telavi’s “Big Day Out” – a tour of the town’s monasteries, bee-keepers and textile-weavers, followed by lunch and wine tasting at a local family-run winery
  • Khan’s summer palace, Sheki
  • Mud volcanoes & petroglyphs, Gobustan
  • Audio-guided walking tour, Baku
  • Maiden’s Tower, Baku
  • Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku
  • Cross the Caspian Sea on a local transporter ferry
  • Kow Ata Underground Lake
  • Guided city tour, Ashgabat
  • Darvaza Gas Crater
  • Guided tour of the ancient city of Khiva
  • Guided tour of Bukhara and the surrounding area, including the Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Kalon Mosque, Zindon Prison and the Ark Fortress.
  • Yurt stay, Nurata
  • Guided tour of the incredible historic city of Samarkand and the surrounding area, including the Registan, Ulug Beg Observatory, Bibi-Khanym Mosque and Shah-I-Zinda.
  • Yurt stay, Lake Song Kul
  • Felt-making display, Kochkor
  • Homestay, Kochkor
  • Eagle hunting demonstration, Kochkor
  • Petroglyphs, Cholpon-Ata
  • Caravanserai, Tash Rabat
  • Visit to animal market and Sunday Bazaar, Kashgar
  • Yurt stay, Lake Karakol
  • Yurt stay at Heavenly Lake
  • Jiaohe ruins, Turpan
  • Karez irrigation system, Turpan
  • Mogao Buddha Caves, Dunhuang
  • Jiayuguan Fort
  • Zhangye Danxia Rainbow Mountains
  • Bingling Si Buddha caves, Liujiaxia
  • Day trip to the holy mountain of Kongtong, Pingliang
  • Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an
  • Revolution Museum & Yanglialing HQ site, Yan’an
  • Overnight stay in local guesthouse built into a cave, Lijiashan
  • Black Dragon temple, Lijiashan
  • Old town, Pingyao
  • Temples, Wutai Shan
  • Hanging Monastery, Datong
  • Yungang Buddha Caves, Datong
  • Explore the Great Wall of China at Jinshangling, one of the most spectacular stone sections of the wall
  • Puning Temple, Chengde
  • Imperial Summer Resort, Chengde
  • Guided tour of Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City, Beijing
  • Guided tour including Gandan Monastery, National Museum & Black Market, Ulaanbaatar
  • Khar Bukh Balgas ruins
  • Ger stays with local nomadic groups
  • Kultigen monument, Kharkhorin
  • Erdene Zuu monastery, Kharkhorin
  • Hiking in the Orkhon Valley
  • Tsenkher Hot Springs
  • Hike to the top of Khorgo Volcano
  • Danzadarjaa Monastery, museum & local market, Moron
  • Hike in the forests and meadows, Khovsgol Lake
  • Amarbayasgalant Monastery

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