Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan – Top 10 Places to visit

Uzbekistan – Top 10 Places to Visit Uzbekistan is one of the fascinating countries in Central Asia and famous for its Silk Road cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva. Twice the size of the UK, it has a rich cultural heritage and a long history steeped in tradition. You won’t be surprised to learn that […]

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Kazakhstan

Astana Top Places to See

Nur-Sultan – Top places to see Elevation: 340 meters Population: Around 1 million Climate: Continental Best time to visit: May-September Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan. The city became the country’s capital in 1997, replacing Almaty. Since then, the appearance of the city has changed completely and a number of world-famous architects have begun […]

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Travel Information & Tips

Coronavirus – Central Asia

Coronavirus – Central Asia If you are planning a trip to Central Asia or have already booked a tour, you’ll likely have some questions about the impact coronavirus (COVID-19) may have on your plans. At Kalpak Travel, our priority is the safety and well-being of our travelers and staff; therefore, we will try to help […]

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Uzbekistan

Bukhara – Top Places to See

Bukhara at a glance Population: ca. 300 000 Altitude: 220 meters above sea level (738ft) Founded: more than 2000 years ago After Samarkand, Bukhara is perhaps Uzbekistan’s most famous city.  Like Samarkand, it was once a stop on the ancient Silk Road and today is bursting with historic buildings and monuments.  The name Bukhara, written […]

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