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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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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Issyk – Kul

Issyk – Kul lake Issyk Kul is known locally as the “Pearl of Kyrgyzstan.” It is a large lake surrounded by mountains and one of the most prominent touristic highlights of the country. Issyk Kul lake was formed roughly 25 million years ago and has an endorheic basin. Issyk Kul is located at an altitude […]

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