Centuries of welcoming Silk Road travelers from the Mediterranean and China have made the Uzbeks some of the friendliest people in Central Asia. Its small wonder that Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Marco Polo were all enchanted by this mythic land! Dotted with its vibrant and legendary cities of Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara and their elaborate mosques, mausoleums, bazaars and palaces, Uzbekistan was made for both intrepid travelers and cultural enthusiasts alike. Our Great Silk Road Adventure includes six action-packed days in Uzbekistan with an additional six in Turkmenistan—the ultimate way to gain a deep understanding of the Silk Road today as well as its complex past. Along the way, you’ll experience folk performances, enjoy exotic regional cuisine and comfortable hotels. This eye-opening experience offers Westerners a rare glimpse of this ancient world and a greater insight into its diverse cultures and lifestyles. As Central Asia continues to modernize, now is the chance to see it in its unadulterated splendor. Come join MTS on the trip of a lifetime!