Travel to the heart of Central Asia and find yourself immersed in the beauty and culture of the “Stans”, where you can experience the exotic splendour of Uzbekistan, the plateaus of Kazakhstan, and the jagged mountainous landscape of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. In Uzbekistan, experience their piercingly blue skies, shimmering mosaic domes and desert backdrop that will make you feel as though you are an extra on the set of 1001 nights. Known for their exquisite textile traditions, and stunning architecture, Uzbekistan has been immortalized as being one of the most important countries on the ancient Silk Road between Beijing and Istanbul. Kazakhstan, or the “Land of the Free Spirited”, embodies a rich blend of cultural influences and has produced some of the world’s finest musicians and athletes, including world famous violinist, Marat Bissengaliyev. Uncover the secrets of this ancient land and explore its dramatic landscape. Experience the beautiful, rugged side of Central Asia in Tajikistan. Popular with climbers, trekkers and adventure travelers, Tajikistan has breathtaking lakes and natural wonders, like Wakhan Valley, amazing photo-ops and warm hospitality. Explore Kyrgyzstan’s gorgeous landscape during their summer season, when you can take to their beautiful beaches or stay in a Yurt to experience the local shepherd culture. Whether you travel through the whole of the “Stans” or simply choose one destination, you are sure to leave with awe-inspiring photos, new friendships and magnificent memories to last a lifetime.