The Exotic Silk Road - 21 May to 5 June 2019 US$9450 - SOLD OUT

Visit The Silk Road, Uzbekistan, Kytgyzstan and Kazakhstan with Peter Eastway and photo guide Mehmet Ozbalci.


The Silk Road Photo Tour - 16 Days 

An invitation from Peter Eastway...

Travel photographers understand only too well the excitement of visiting a new country and searching for photographic opportunities.

So I know you will understand my personal excitement when long time friend and European photo guide Mehmet Ozbalci suggested we visit the Silk Road and three new countries!

Uzbekistan. Kytgyzstan. Kazakhstan.

Or the ‘three Stans’ as Mehmet calls them.

The Silk Road itself conjurs up visions of ancient trails and medieval discoveries. Ours will be just a small segment of the western end. After all, we only have 16 days, so rather than spending them all travelling, the idea is to experience as much of the three Stans as we can in some detail.

Within the ebrochure below, you can read a brief synopsis of what Mehmet has planned.

I have not visited these locations before. Mehmet has. However, I have travelled through Turkey, Georgia and Armenia with Mehmet and trust his judgment. And take a look at the photos in this brochure, all taken by Mehmet in between offering his clients wonderful service and amazing experiences.

I need 6 intrepid photographers to accompany us in 2019 (maximum number is 8 or 9 with a partner) to make it happen.

Do you have a sense of adventure? Would you like to add the three Stans to your passport?



The Silk Road Photo Tour - 16 days with AIPP Grand Master Peter Eastway. 

Dates: 21 May to 5 June 2019 

Price: US$9450, deposit of US$500 on booking, balance due 19 January 2019

(Australian dollar deposit price above is indicative only at today's exchange rate.)

Payment of deposit for this tour is directly with Kim Valenti on or (02) 4388 6851. Online bookings not available as price in US$ and conversion to be done on day of payment.



Price includes:

  • Accommodation in double/twin rooms
  • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Water, tea or regular coffee, soft drinks at lunches and dinners
  • All admission fees to the museums and places to visit in the itinerary
  • English speaking photo guide and local guides
  • Comfortable A/C van, driver, fuel, parking etc
  • International flight from Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan
  • Domestic flight from Khiva to Tashkent
  • Fast train from Tashkent to Samarkand
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Private arrangement for photo shooting 
  • 4WD vehicles
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers  

Minimum of 6 participants and maximum of 8 (plus workshop leaders)





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