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Uzbekistan, Iran, and Turkmenistan Travel Tour Highlights
Recently opened for American tourism, Iran is an exciting and unspoiled destination. This journey offers spirited travelers a unique opportunity to visit this fascinating and hospitable country while also enjoying the major highlights of Asia’s heartland. Begin in Uzbekistan, touring the famed cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Continue to Ashghabat in Turkmenistan for the famed Sunday Carpet Bazaar, which attracts thousands of locals each week. Venture across the black sand Kara-Kum Desert and the Kopet Dag Mountains to Iran’s holiest city, Mashad. In Iran you will visit Shiraz, the lovely city of poets. Also visit the amazing World Heritage site of Persepolis, center of the greatest empires of the ancient Near East. Travel to Esfahan, the elegant center of Persian art and culture. Conclude your travels in the modern Iranian capital of Tehran, whose museums house the wonders of the nation’s rich history.