FROM THE HEAVENLY TIEN SHAN TO THE HIGH PAMIRS

This item appears on page 48 of the December 2018 issue.

A family of bread merchants in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Michel Behar/MIR Corporation

18 days, 17 nights, Aug. 5-22, 2019. Group limit, 5-12. Highlights: In Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN, State Museum of Fine Arts/11th-century Burana Tower on old Silk Road/visit shepherd family near Son Kul Lake/4x4 over 14,050-foot Kyzyl-Art Pass into TAJIKISTAN/picnic at Karakul Lake/in Khorog, Pamir Botanical Gardens/in Dushanbe, Rudaki Park, National Museum/18th-century Hissar Fort. $7,995 ppdo. Single supp., $795 (11 nights only). Internal air, $80. MIR Corporation (Seattle, WA; 800/424-7289, www.mircorp.com).