Welcome to the website of The Rumi Trail. The Rumi Trail runs from Balkh in Afghanistan to Konya, Turkey. The foundation can be contacted for the latest details as we are in the early stages of setting up the trail and website.
Our journey begings in Nukus at the northern part of Uzbekistan in the Republic of Karakalpakstan. 1470 kilometers of adventure, culture, mystical experience through the cities of Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand to Termes. Cycling in Uzbekistan is a once in a lifetime adventure.
Coming period we will explore more of the Rumi Trail and reveal some of its mythes and mystics.
Heart of the silk route
Rumi trail starts at the very heart of the Silk Road. Crossroads of routes, cultures, religions, civilazations and more.
Pure adventure in unknown and uncharted territories..
I believe in the religion of Love, whatever direction its caravans may take, for Love is my religion and my faith.
– Ibn Arabi
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
I Lost Everything, I Have Found Myself.
– Jalaluddin Rumi
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.
– Jalaluddin Rumi
13 May 2021 – 22 June 2021
Development Cycling Trail Uzbekistan
Dream and you will find yourself in Nukus cycling through the three city’s you see in your dreams the 1001 night fairytale in real life. The route starts in Nukus follows the river Amu Darya though the desert and mountains. The route brings you through the breathtaking city’s Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand ending your route in Termez on the Afgan border.
1 September 2021
Cycling Press Tour Uzbekistan
Promotion tour of the brand new cycling route through Uzbekistan with journalists and writers.