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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 spectacular canyons of the Kyrgyz Alatau Range, 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’s 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, the Silk Road, religion, art, literature, film, music, architecture, landscapes, border crossings, outdoor activities, wildlife, environment, and cuisine • Over 65 maps • Coverage of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Almaty, Taraz, Astana, Tashkent, Khorezm, Karakalpakstan, Bishkek, Tamchy, Naryn, Dushanbe, Khojand, Khorog, Ashgabat, Merv, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)
• Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail • Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges • Seamlessly flip between pages • Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews • Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see • Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash • Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links • Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience • Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, Mark Elliott, Tom Masters and John Noble.