About the Tour

Central Asia is a region that sparks curiosity, intrigue, and adventure. An expedition across Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will take you across borders, over high mountain passes, and into remote communities, all while growing your photography skills.

You will see this iconic land at its best and if your partner is not a keen photographer, we would invite you to bring her/him along as you will both enjoy the rich photo opportunities as well as discover amazing cultural experiences and natural wonders. With its beautiful light, wild landscapes and rich cultural heritage, Central Asia will feed the imagination of any traveler/photographer.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Kyrgyzstan and travel the Silk Road, an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean.
  • Witness the Tian Shan mountains, home to snow leopards, lynx and sheep, then journey south to the millennia-old city of Osh which boasts a huge, bustling bazaar that was once an iconic stop along the Silk Road.
  • Photograph Tajikistan’s inspiring, high-altitude landscapes. Celebrated as some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
  • Meet local shepards, watch communities come together to play Buzkashi – a wild horse back battle to capture the prized goat carcass – and  witness revered hunters uses Golden Eagles to hunt their prey.

THE TOUR DETAILS

DATES

21st September to 7th October 2021

DURATION

17 days (with optional 7 night Uzbekistan extension)

TOUR PRICE

USD$10,990 twin share, with an optional single room supplement of USD$1,490. Optional Uzbekistan extension USD$5,490 twin share, with single room supplement USD$790

WHAT’S INCLUDED (main tour)

  • An all inclusive 17 day and 16 night tour in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
  • Optional extensions includes all inclusive 7 night tour in Uzbekistan
  • All accomodation and meals throughout the tour
  • All excursions and activities
  • The best english speaking guides
  • All internal flights, transfers and local taxes
Central Asia & the Silk Road Photography Tour to Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan and Uzbekistan with award-winning travel photographer Ignacio Palacios
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PHOTOGRAPHY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy one-on-one tuition, guidance and expert advice from a multi-award-winning professional photographer.
  • You’ll learn the secrets to mastering the art of composition and light in your photography.
  • Explore pre-visualisation techniques and learn about the creative process.
  • Learn game-changing editing tips and tricks with special processing workshops throughout the tour.
  • Learn expert techniques for landscape photography, travel photography, wildlife photography and portrait photography. While also working on aerial, black and white, and astrophotography.
  • Should you dream of entering and winning photography competitions, or you simply wish to push yourself as a photographer, I’ll offer you professional critique sessions throughout the tour.
  • You will also experience the powerful mastermind effect of connecting with likeminded photographers and adventure seekers.
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