The tour in the Yurt camp, which will be located in the mountainous area of Nurata, will give you the opportunity to walk through the ancient sights from the time of Alexander the great. You can also enjoy the extraordinary desert landscape, walk through the dunes and ride camels. Will organized a walk to the deserted village Dongelek where you will learn the lifestyle of local people and land use practices.
Tour will include a camel ride or a car ride to the surroundings of Aydarkul lake. In the evening by the fire you can enjoy traditional songs performed by local residents.
April - end of June, September-November
The main route of the trip: the Ancient sights of the city of Nurata > > Stay in the Yurt camp of the desert and a camel ride > > Swimming or a walk along the shores of lake Aydarkul.
Day 1: Bukhara/Samarkand - Nurata - Yurt camp (5 hours)
Tour of the ruins of the fortress of Alexander the great, visit the Holy spring and the mosque in the city of Nurata. Walking on a camel and admiring the desert landscape, overnight in a Yurt camp. In the evening, a musical performance by the fire.Day 2:
Yurt camp - Samarkand/Bukhara (5 hours)
Walk to the nearby village Dongelek and familiarity with lifestyle of the inhabitants of the desert. Drive by car or camel to Aydarkul lake. Swimming in the lake at will or a walk along the shore of Aydarkul.
In the afternoon return to Samarkand/Bukhara.Price and Service
|Number of persons||Price per person|
|One night in a Yurt camp (Yurt is private to the group);|
Camel ride to Aydarkul lake on request ($20 per camel);
|1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner;||Payment for the camera during the excursion program in Nurata.|
|Camel ride around the Yurt camp (20 min);|
|Transport (sedan up to 3 people);|
|Performance of traditional music by a local group around the campfire.|