INDY GUIDE - enabling life-changing travel experiences along the Silk Road

INDY GUIDE is the largest regional booking platform for local guides, drivers, tours and hosts along the Silk Road: Central Asia, Caucasus, Russia & Mongolia. We provide guidance for travelers and business opportunities for local hosts.

We connect travelers with more than 2000 local hosts in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Pakistan, and (Northern) India (read the full story in

  •  For Travelers: We make  the market of local hosts accessible and more transparent with fixed prices and ratings.
  •  For local Hosts: We promote their services to a worldwide audience.

INDY GUIDE is an independent resource of travel information. We provide a Q&A section with local experts, a Travel Photo collection and an open Blog, where everyone can share their insights and experiences.

"We've met the majority of our local partners in person and we do trust them."

Why choose INDY GUIDE 

  •  Independency: We are not a tour operator. INDY GUIDE is a transparent marketplace where you can find trustworthy local hosts.
  •  Transparent Choice: Choose from a wide range of offers with fixed prices and honest feedbacks.
  •  Local Empowerment: Enjoy a more authentic experience for a more reasonable price than foreign travel agencies.

How to book 

  • 1 Choose a listed offer or post your individual request
  • 2 Discuss the details with your local provider
  • 3 Pay a deposit of 10% online (by credit card/Stripe)
  • 4 Receive an email confirmation with the details