Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region. Azerbaijan has an ancient and historic cultural heritage with modern day sky scrapers and designer shopping areas mixed in. While the city has growing infrastructure that highlights the recent oil wealth, you will also find plenty of history that can be seen at monuments such as the Shirvanshah Palace. Flying direct from London to Baku you'll soon be in a capital city that blends old with new perfectly.
Spend holidays in India gazing up at the UNESCO-listed Red Fort in Delhi. Or take hiking holidays in the Himalayas. Immerse yourself in India's vast cultural mix on your holiday, from colonial glory in Mumbai to Hindu temples in Varanasi. Visit Chennai's vast expanse of Marina Beach, studded with statues. Or travel to Bangalore, India's futuristic city, with fashionable bars and shopping malls all around.
Kazakhstan is Central Asia’s resource-rich success story, transformed from an ailing post-Soviet state to a booming carbon-based economy. As the world’s ninth largest country (roughly the same size as western Europe), Flying in to Almaty you’ll find that Kazakhstan is predominately steppe grassland with mountains to the southeast and east and the Caspian Sea to the west.