Silk Road Treasure Tours, which specializes in travel to Central Asia, created a 17-night In the Footsteps of Marco Polo itinerary designed for small groups.
The tour includes visits to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan, focusing on Unesco World Heritage Sites in the region. Other highlights include the scenery and bazaars along the Silk Road.
Departures are set from May 9, 2012, to Sept. 12, 2013, and start at $5,999 per person, not including international air. To book, visit www.silkroadtreasuretours.com.