Lonely Planet - Travel Guide - Central Asia
Multi-country guide. Borat may not have been the most savoury of ambassadors, but at least he shone a light on Central Asia. With a history starring Alexander the Great, a landscape featuring snowcapped mountains in Tajikistan, and semi-nomadic Kyrgyz herders to hang out with, why wouldn't you go?
This guide covers: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
- The only real guide to the entire region
- Activity information includes trekking and community-based tourism
- Full info on visas, travel permits and crossing remote borders
- Yurts so good - the best beds to book