“Everything in dance is poetry. Every movement describes a story, a feeling. The dancer takes the audience into a world of fairy tales.” ~Farima Berenji

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Journey through Uzbekistan

July 1, 2017 - July 7, 2017

Explore Uzbekistan’s beautiful ethnic music, dance, natural, and cultural heritage in this 10 day tour along the historic Silk Road. Hosted by Farima Berenji, internationally recognized dance scholar and award-winning world dance choreographer and performer.

This unique travel experience and opportunity focuses on the history, art, music, and dance traditions of Uzbekistan. Guests will study traditional dance and music with talented local artists including Uzbek dance instructor and performer Zilola Janikulova. Guests will also visit historic cultural sites and points of interest. Destinations include Samarkand, Bukhara, and Tashkent, prominent stops of the historic Silk Road trade route from East to West.

Payment Includes

  • Daily refreshments and snacks (tea, coffee, Nescafe, and mineral water are always at your 
disposal enroute)
  • Private transport
  • Entrance fee of venues based on itinerary
  • Workshops and lectures
  • All transfers


Payment Does NOT Include

  • Visa fees (based on your departure country)
  • Airfare
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Personal transportation or taxi fees
  • Personal expenses or extra stay
  • Personal sightseeing
  • Hotel and transport service tips
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Extra food and drink not included in the menu list
  • Alcoholic beverages

Payment and Rules

Payment, due 5 pm PST June 12, 2017:
$400 General prior May 30, 2017 or $450 afterward.
$150 Deposit to hold space.
Note Paypal applies a 2.9% + 0.30 fee to the transaction which we add to your payment. Contact us for other payment options.

A deposit of $150 must be paid to secure registration. The balance is due on the first day of the tour. No refund of deposit is given for any personal cancellation.

Hotel rates are $35-40 per night. Breakfast included with hotel. We will book one hotel so we can stay together.

Tour will be canceled or an additional fee might be included if a minimum of six participants is not reached. A refund is given if for any reason the tour is canceled.

Please come with an open mind and willingness to cope with change if need be.

We will NOT register anyone after June 12, 2017.


Please consult requirements and submission for US citizen tourist visa here. Canadians may also visit Visa Services Canada. Other nationalities please contact your local embassy to see if a visa is required as soon as possible.

More Information

For more details please contact us. Full schedule details will be given prior to the start of the tour. See also the Facebook event page for ongoing updates and media.


July 1, 2017
July 7, 2017
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Samarkand, Uzbekistan + Google Map