Central Asia Travel Guide

Our comprehensive travel guide to Central Asia with information on the best places to visit, when to travel, how to get your visas and what to expect on an Overland Adventure.

Ancient cave monastery Vardzia in Georgia

Best Places to Visit

The top attractions to visit in Central Asia from Georgia to Kyrgyzstan

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Best Time to Visit

Plan when to go to Central Asia with our guide on seasons and weather

Visas

Central Asia Visas

Information on getting your visas to travel within Central Asia

Overland truck in Central Asia

About Overlanding

Find out what to expect on an Overland Adventure in Central Asia with this guide

Get to know Central Asia

Recommended Reading

  • Eurasia Overland
    by Daniel Sprague
  • The Great Game
    by Peter Hopkirk
  • The Lost Heart of Asia
    by Colin Thurbron
Did you know...?

Facts about Central Asia

  • During the medieval period, Central Asia was the birthplace of some of the finest scientists, scholars, poets and historians in the world.
  • Marco Polo was the most famous European explorer to travel Central Asia.
  • Georgia in Central Asia is the oldest wine-making country in the world.

Central Asia Travel Guide

We closely monitor the latest travel guidance to Central Asia and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. The safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check for the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country. For more specific country information, please refer to the relevant destination page on our website.