Top 10 Places to See in Central Asia

Central Asia
Posted on: 21 March 2017

top ten places to see in Central Asia:

Central Asia has amazing places to see and a variety of sightseeing activities. Our fascination for this region lies in its diversity and our top ten ranking encompasses different experiences in five Central Asian “Stans”Central Asia Landscape

#1 The cities of Uzbekistan’s ancient Silk Road – Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva

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#2 Song Kul – an Alpine lake surrounded by lush summer pasture in Kyrgyzstan

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#3 The Pamir Highway traversing Tajikistan

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#4 Darvaza – the gas crater also known as the “Gate of Hell”, Turkmenistan

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#5 Issyk Kul – the second largest mountain lake in the world, located in KyrgyzstanCentral Asia, Issyk-Kul

#6 Astana – the modern capital of Kazakhstan

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#7 The turquoise lakes and world-class trekking in Tajikistan’s Fann Mountains

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#8 Altyn Emel National Park in Kazakhstan

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#9  Ashgabat in Turkmenistan – home to several Guinness Records for architectural achievementsTurkmenistan

#10 The Tian Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan

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Here are some of our favorite Central Asia photos:

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To see the top 10 places in three weeks take a look at our Best of Central Asia Tour.