This two-week cultural tour of Uzbekistan will give you the opportunity to get acquainted with the rich culture, interesting history and modern life of the ancient cities of the great silk road. In addition, you can experience the nomadic lifestyle during your stay in the Yurt camp and enjoy the amazing mountain nature of Nuratau.Visited places:
Tashkent-Khiva-Yurt camp - Nuratau mountains-Samarkand.
Day 1: Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent and hotel accommodation.
Day 2: Tashkent
Tashkent city tour: Independence square, Amir Timur square, Historical Museum, hast Imam complex, Chorsu Bazaar, Kukeldash Madrassah and etc.
Day 3: Tashkent-Khiva
Flying to Urgench and moving to the ancient city of Khiva. The whole day is devoted to sightseeing: Ichan-Kala, kuhna-Ark, madrasah of Muhammad aminhan, minaret of Kalta Minor, etc.
Day 4: Surroundings Of Khiva
Excursion to the deserted fortress's of Khorezm: Toprak-Kala, Kyzyl-Kala, Ayaz-Kala and Guldursun-Kala. Return to Khiva in the evening.
Day 5: Khiva-Bukhara
Sending to Bukhara through Kyzyl Kum steppe.
Day 6: Bukhara
Tour of the city, including a visit To the trade domes, the ensemble of Labi-house, Kalyan minaret of the 12th century, Bolo-house mosque and Magoki-Attori, Samani Mausoleum, ark fortress and other attractions.
Day 7: Surroundings Of Bukhara
Sightseeing tour of Bukhara: a visit to the summer Palace of Sitorai Mohi-Khosa, Chor-Bakr necropolis and the memorial complex of Bakhouddin Nakshbandi.
Day 8: Bukhara - Nurata - Yurt camp
From Bukhara sending to Nurata, where the Yurt camp is located near the lake Aydarkul. On the way to the Yurt camp visit Gijduvan ceramic workshop and stop in Nurata to explore the ruins of the fortress of Alexander the great. On arrival at the camp you can ride camels and walk through the dunes. Overnight in Yurt.
Day 9: Yurt camp - Aydarkul Lake - Nuratau mountains
After staying on the lake Aydarkul head to the Nuratau mountains. The next point is a guest house in the village of Hayat. Here you will get acquainted with the way of life of mountain dwellers and go Hiking in the mountains of Nuratau.
Day 10: Nuratau Mountains
Breakfast at the guest house with members of the local family. Then shipping hike in the Nuratau nature reserve, where you can see endangered Severtsov wild sheep and abandoned the house. In the evening you will have the opportunity to take part in the process of cooking a traditional dish.
Day 11: Nurata Mountains-Samarkand
Sending to the city of Samarkand. After lunch, a tour of the city, during which you will visit the Gur Emir mausoleum and Registan square.
Day 12: Samarkand
City tour of ancient Samarkand: Bibi-Khanym mosque, Siab Bazaar, Shahi Zinda mausoleum ensemble, Ulugbek Observatory and Afrosiab Museum.
Day 13: Samarkand-TashkentPrice and service (surcharge for single accommodation-170 $)
Return to Tashkent. After lunch, an independent walk around the city.
Day 14: Tashkent
After Breakfast, go to the international airport of Tashkent.
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