- Overnight in nomadic yurts & enjoying Kazakh nomadic music & food in the desert;
- Beautiful landscapes of Tersak village and cultural immersion with the local population;
- Visiting the major destinations of Uzbekistan with a fully flexible tour program.
D1/ May 02. Arrival in Uzbekistan
Arrival in Uzbekistan at 1.50 PM. After the formalities our driver will take you from the International Airport of Tashkent to the Domestic Airport to take the flight for Khiva/Urgench (18:40). Arrival in Urgench (20:10) and transfer to your hotel in Khiva (35km). Overnight in hotel Old Khiva 3* or similar.
D2/ May 03. Tashkent – Urgench/Khiva
Today you will visit some of 250+ monuments of the Itchan kala citadel in Khiva. Overnight in hotel Old Khiva 3* or similar.
D3/ May 04. Khiva
Today you can continue the visits in Khiva to visit its monuments outside the citadel, to go to the local bazaar, to climb the observation tower and minarets etc. in the afternoon you will have free time to walk in the streets of this Only citadel of Central Asia which was not destroyed by the Russian Tsarist armies. In the afternoon you can go to visit the ancient citadels of antique Uzbek empires in Ellikkala district (140km). Overnight in hotel Old Khiva 3* or similar.
D4/ May 05. Khiva – Bukhara (450 km)
Breakfast. Drive to Bukhara through Kyzylkum desert. You can stop on the road for enjoying a panoramic view of the Amudarya river. You will arrive in Bukhara by the end of the day. Overnight in hotel Ziyobaxsh 3* or similar.
D5/ May 06. Bukhara
Breakfast. Today you will have all your day for visiting the center of old Bukhara: Samanids and Chashmai Ayyub mausoleums, Bolo Khauz mosque, Ark citadel, Lyabi Lhauz and Kalon architectural complexes.
Overnight in hotel Ziyobaxsh 3* or similar.
D6/ May 07. Bukhara
Breakfast. Today you will visit the spiritual monuments & palaces outside the city of Bukhara: Naqshbandi mausoleum, Chor Bakr necropolis, Chor Minor & the summer residence of the emirs of ukhara.
Overnight in hotel Ziyobaxsh 3* or similar.
D7/ May 08. Bukhara – Nurata – Yangigazgan (240km)
Breakfast. Todays program includes: visiting Nurata and the citadel of Alexander the Great, rock carvings and drive to the desert for having a night in nomadic yurts. Dinner with traditional Kazakh music around campfire.
D8/ May 09. Yurt Camp – Aydarkul – Samarkand
Breakfast. In the morning you can do some camel riding around the yurt camp and you can go to the biggest lake of Uzbekistan – Aidar Kul lake which was founded in the 1960s for making cotton fields in the desert. You can have free time by the lake for enjoying the rich bird life and for swimming in the lake. Drive to Samarkand. Overnight in hotel Ideal 3* or similar.
D9/ May 10. – D10/ May 11. Samarkand (visits)
2 days for visiting Samarkand: the majestic Registan place with its 3 magnificent madrasahs, Gur-emir – the mausoleum of Amir Temur (Tamerlane), Bibi Khanum mosque, Shakhi Zinda necropolis, Saint Daniel mausoleum, the Afrosiab archaeological site, mosque of voyagers – Khazret Khizr. Overnight in hotel Ideal 3* or similar.
D11/ May 12. Samarkand – Shakhrisabz – Ayaktchi Village (145km)
Breakfast. Drive to Shakhrisabz for visiting the hometown of Amir Temur. After the visits in Shakhrisabz you will be transferred to the Ayaktchi village. In Ayaktchi you will take a hike to go to the Albastikol – lake of demons with a small waterfall in the mountainous village.
Dinner and overnight in Guesthouse with locals.
D12/ May 13. Great Hike Day: Ayaktchi - Tersak
After the breakfast you will start an interesting trek to cross the high mountains between Southern Uzbekistan and Samarkand. During the tre you will be accompanied by a local mountain guide. You will arrive in Tersak in the afternoon. Tersak is a nice place for seeing and discovering the local Uzbek life. Activities in Tersak include easy hiking in the mountains around the village and dining with a local family. Overnight - homestay.
D13/ May 14. Tersak – Tashkent
After breakfast you will take drive towards Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent at 14:00. In the afternoon you will have time for visiting the main attractions of the Tashkent city: Chorsu bazaar, park Amir Temur & Mustakillik Maidoni. Overnight in hotel Grand Orzu 3* or similar.
D14/ May 15. Tashkent – Osh Border
Kyrgyz-Uzbek border Osh/Andijan. Transfer from Tashkent (320km) through the mountain pass Kamtchik (2210m). Arrival in Osh in the afternoon.
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*The program is fully personalized and can easily be modified following your interests!
Price: 1962 USD
The price includes:
Hotels in standard 3* hotels in a single room with breakfasts;
All transfers according to the program with a private car/driver;
Transfer from the Tashkent to the Kyrgyz border;
Entrance tickets to all monuments mentioned in the program;
Dinners on days 7, 11, 12;
Lunches on days 7, 11, 12;
Mountain guide for trekking on day 12;
English speaking local tour guides for your visits in all cities;
Domestic flight Urgench - Tashkent;
The price does not include:
Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions;