Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Central Asia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample lamb kebabs and nan bread from roadside grills, hike through the Ak-Say Canyon, or marvel at Yasaui Mausoleum's beautiful architecture; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Central Asia and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Central Asia Travel Guide: *Colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, art, literature, film, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine *Over 77 local maps *Coverage of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Almaty, Taraz, Aktobe, Astana, Tashkent, Khorezm, Karakalpakstan, Bishkek, Tamchy, Naryn, Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Khojand, Khorog, Ashgabat, Nokhur, Merv, Kabul, Ghazni, Jalalabad, and more Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, Greg Bloom, Paul Clammer, Michael Kohn, and John Noble.
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