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Why You Need To Visit The Silk Road

The 'Stans of Central Asia' have an allure like no other place in this world. For most people these countries are rarely thought about and even more rarely traveled to. Which is why we are here to tell you that the Silk Road, specifically the area through Central Asia should be at the top of everyon…

Just Back From…Uzbekistan

Travel Consultant Clem has just got back from a trip to Uzbekistan and has a lot to say about this fascinating Central Asian country.

Best Time to Visit Lhasa

Lhasa, which literally translates to “The Place of the Gods” has sat high on the Tibetan plateau as the cultural, political and spiritual capital of the region for at least a thousand years.

Guide and Seek: Tulga, our Man in Mongolia

Here at Wild Frontiers HQ, we were lucky to receive a visit from our friend and local guide in Mongolia, Tulga, who happened to be in London ahead of the Travel and Destinations Show and stopped by for a chat.

Five Reasons to Visit Kyrgyzstan in 2019

If you speak to anyone who has been to Kyrgyzstan they will probably tell you that it's one of their favourite places in the world. Exactly why this is, can be quite difficult to narrow down but I've managed to whittle it down to the five below...

What Does a Silk Road Itinerary Look Like?

We put together a Silk Road Itinerary to help you visualize what it's like to travel along the silk road and the things you can expect to experience.

Timur and Uzbekistan

After his recent trip to Uzbekistan, Josh takes a look at Timur, their national hero and a 14th century warlord who conquered much of Asia.

What it's Like Staying in a Yurt

Yurts have been a quintiessential part of Central Asian for thousands of years and staying in one, even for a few days, is a quite the experience. Josh describes what it's like staying in a yurt after his Kyrgyzstan Explorer trip.

Bread in Central Asian Cuisine

Bread is an essential part of Central Asian cuisine, it's present at every meal and has been made the same way for centuries.

A Day in Koyasan

Tour leader Max Wood spends a day exploring Koyasan.

Just Back From... Uzbekistan

Josh recently had the opportunity to visit Uzbekistan, taking in the Silk Road cities of Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand as well as its modern capital of Tashkent. In this blog he describes his highlights, tips and favourite moments.

Just Back From... Chinese Silk Road

WF's Sara reports back from her recent time on our Chinese Taklamakan Adventure tour, describing her best bits and her tips to anyone following in her footsteps.

Yoga with Nomads at Son Kul in Kyrgyzstan

Antonia describes her time at Son Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan - an area of breathtaking natural beauty.

World Nomad Games 2018 - Opening Ceremony

WF tour leader, Antonia, describes the excitement and spectacle of the opening ceremony of the World Nomad Games 2018, which took place in Kyrgyzstan earlier this year.

Discovering Shipton's Arch

Sara describes her visit to the largest naturally formed arch in the world near the Chinese city of Kashgar.

Return to Xiahe, Gansu

WF's Sara recounts her first visit to the town of Xiahe 17 years ago, and describes the changes she found when she visited again while travelling with our Chinese Silk Road Taklamakan Adventure tour.

From Samarkand to the Aral Sea

WF client, Jacqueline recounts her experiences along the Silk Road as she travels through Uzbekistan, from the haunting landscapes of the Aral Sea to the glittering architecture of Samarkand.

Just Back From... Silk Road Odyssey

WF's Charlie describes his journey through China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan whilst on our Silk Road Odyssey tour

My Silk Road Odyssey through Kyrgyzstan and China

WF tour leader Carly describes life in a yurt by Kyrgyzstan's Son Kul lake and the incredible array of sights, sounds and smells at Kashgar's famous market.

Travels in Tibet: Xining to Lhasa

Tour Leader, Jude Holliday, describes the experiences of her journey across the Tibetan Plateau from Xining to Lhasa while leading our Across the Tibetan Steppe tour.

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