17 days in Asia Itinerary

17 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fly:  13 h
1
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
3
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
4
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
5
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

3
nights
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Nur-Sultan is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower, take some stellar pictures from Quay Astana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nur-Astana Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nur-Sultan trip itinerary app.

Edinburgh, UK to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Nur-Sultan. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in June, with highs in Nur-Sultan at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Bishkek.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

3
nights
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek ©
Wandering the grid-like, tree-lined streets of Bishkek, you'll discover the friendly atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, and Soviet-era architecture of the country's political center.
Bishkek is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Ala-Archa Gorge, make a trip to Revolution Militants Square, walk around Panfilov Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bishkek online road trip planner.

You can fly from Nur-Sultan to Bishkek in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in June, you will find days in Bishkek are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks Nature Shopping
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Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Osh Bazaar ©
Osh Bazaar
Ala-Too Square ©
Ala-Too Square

3
nights
Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe ©
Little more than a small town at the turn of the 20th century, Dushanbe grew rapidly during the Soviet era and now serves as the national capital and home to nearly 800,000 people.
On the 11th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Stele with the Emblem of Tajikistan, thenmake a trip to Ismaili Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Hisor Fortress. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Tajikistan, thenstroll around Rudaki Park, thenmake a trip to Statue of Ismoil Somoni, and finally don't miss a visit to National Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dushanbe itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bishkek to Dushanbe in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bishkek to Dushanbe. Traveling from Bishkek in June, expect nights in Dushanbe to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hisor Fortress
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Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
Rudaki Park ©
Rudaki Park
National Museum of Tajikistan ©
National Museum of Tajikistan

2
nights
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Wedding Palace, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, pause for some photo ops at Monument Arch of Neutrality, thenexplore the ancient world of Parthian Settlement of Nisa, and finally make a trip to Gypjak Mosque.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ashgabat trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Dushanbe to Ashgabat in 13.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Dushanbe in June, Ashgabat is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Museums Historic Sites
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Ashgabat National Museum of History ©
Ashgabat National Museum of History
Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Turkmen Carpet Museum ©
Turkmen Carpet Museum

3
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Tashkent is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minor Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Amir Timur Museum, and make a trip to Amir Temur Square.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tashkent trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ashgabat to Tashkent takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Minor Mosque ©
Minor Mosque
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum

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