from$ 854
Duration 10 days
Category ADVENTURE
Season Year-round

On the way to Bukhara you will find an exotic place - yurt camps in Nurata and a camel ride in the desert.


On the way to Bukhara you will find an exotic place - yurt camps in Nurata and a camel ride in the desert. Night lunar desert landscapes, conversations by the fire and spending the night in a real yurt - this is a wonderful oriental adventure!

1 Day

Arrive to Tashkent's airport. Meet and greet service. Transfer to a hotel, check in at 14:00.

City tour along the old part of Tashkent: Visit to the Hasti Imam complex consisting of the Barak-Khan Madrassah, the Tillya Sheikh mosque, which is known as the repository of the famous Koran of Osman and the golden hair of the prophet Muhammad; Juma Mosque Khoja Ahrar Vali, State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, Kukeldash Madrassah, Madrassah Abdulkasym.

Excursion program in modern Tashkent: The Amir Timur Square: The Timurid State Museum, Amir Timur Square in the center of which is a monument to the great commander Amir Timur, the Palace of Forums, Broadway - an avenue of artists with inexpensive souvenirs; different fountains and modern monuments of the capital.

Visiting the Tashkent TV tower, where you may see a magnificent panorama of the capital of Uzbekistan in all its glory.

The Tashkent television tower is one of the tallest structures of its kind in Central Asia. In 1991, the Tashkent TV Tower joined the Federation of the Great Towers of the World and ranks 11th among more than 200 towers of the world. At the same time, it is the only structure of such kinds in Central Asia and takes the second place in height after the Ostankino TV tower (Moscow) among the CIS states. Free time. Overnight at the hotel

2 Day

Breakfast in lunch boxes, check out.

05:45 transfer to the international airport. Flight to Urgench at 07:15.Arrival at 08:55. Meet and greet service , then moving to Khiva (30 km). 

Excursion around the city, with a visiting the architectural complex of Ichan Kala (12-19 centuries): The citadel of Kunya Ark (16th-17th century), the residence of the last Khan, including the Mausoleum of Ismail Haji, the Madrasah of Muhammad Amin Khan, the Madrasah of Muhammad-Rahimkhan, Juma - the mosque (10th century), the Juma mosque, the Shergazikhan Madrassah, Said Alauddin Mausoleum, the minaret Murad - tura. Architectural complex of Pakhlavan Mahmud: Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmud (14-18 centuries), Minaret of Islamhuji, Ak-mosque, Bani Anushahan, Karavan-saray Allakulihan, Madrasah of Alpakulihan (1834-1835). Palace of Tash-Hovley (19th century), Minaret of Kalta-Minar, and other sights of Khiva.

Transfer to the hotel, check in. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

3 Day

Breakfast at the hotel, check out.

The road to Bukhara passes through the Kyzylkum desert. Along the way you will have an opportunity to admire the great Central Asian river Amu Darya, you will see exotic landscapes of the desert. You will admire the barkhans and caravans of wild camels wandering through the desert! 

Arrivalin Bukhara, accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

4 Day

Breakfast at the hotel.

City tour in Bukhara – by walk: The Ark Citadel is a city in the city (4th century BC), Bolo House Mosque (early 20th century), the architectural ensemble Poi-Kalon (Pedestal of the Great), the religious heart of Sacred Bukhara, consists of Kalyan minaret, Kalyan mosque and madrassah Miri-Arab. Madrassah of Ulugbek (1417), Madrasah of Nodir - Divan - Begi, Madrassah of Abdul Aziz Khan, Magoki-Attori Mosque (12th-16th centuries), Ensemble of Lyabi Khauz (14-17th centuries), Ensemble of Kosh-Madrasah (consisting of two opposing madrasah Madari-Abdullahan (mother Abdullahan) and medrese Abdullahan, Samanid Mausoleum (tomb of the Samanid dynasty of the late 9th - early 10th century), Mausoleum Chashma Ayub (Rod Job), Chor Minor (Four minarets).

Free time. Overnight at the hotel

5 Day

Breakfast at the hotel.

Excursion out-of-town program for Bukhara: Visiting the mausoleum of Bahauddin Naqshbandi (XVI-XIX centuries), a Sufi teacher who is considered the founder of the most significant Sufi order of Naqshbandi.

Visit the necropolis Chor Bakr. There are burials of sheikhs from the clan of the Djuibar seyids In the necropolis of Chor-Bakr. The necropolis itself is a fairly large architectural complex, listed in the UNESCO catalog. The name of the necropolis "Chor-Bakr" means "Four brothers", but abroad the necropolis is better known as the "City of the Dead".
Visiting the palace of Sitorai Mohi Khosa (Palace similar to the stars and the moon) is a suburban residence of the Bukhara emir, built in the late XIX - early XX century.

Free time for buying souvenirs and gifts. *we recommend you to visit the trading domes.Overnight at the hotel.

6 Day

Breakfast at the hotel, check out.

Moving to Nurata. Visit to an ancient mosque with a holy spring, the ruins of the castle of Alexander the Great. Further transfer to the yurt camp, located in the Kyzylkum desert. Arrival, accommodation in yurts, free time, evening camel ride in the desert.

Dinner by the fire, musical accompaniment with the songs of Kazakh Akyn (the national singer). Free time. Overnight in the yurts.

7 Day

Breakfast. Departure to Lake Aydarkul. Picnic on the lake.

Drive to Samarkand. Arrival in Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel.

Free time. Overnight at the hotel

8 Day

Breakfast at the hotel.

Sightseeing tour of Samarkand: Mausoleum Gur-Emir - Tamerlane's tomb (14-15 century) - the place where Amir Temur, his sons and grandchildren are buried.

Registan Square is one of the outstanding examples of urban architecture of Central Asia, which was established in the 17th century and consists of three madrasahs - Ulugbek (1417-1420), Sher-Dor (1619-1636) and Tillya-Kari (1647-1660). There you may "leaf through the pages" of Samarkand's thousand-year history.

Bibi-Khanym Mosque is a cathedral mosque which according to a legend was named after Amir Timur’s beloved wife. Majestic blue domes of the Bibi-Khanym Mosque are a striking sight.

The architectural complex Shahi - Zinda (11-15 century) - the burial place of royalty and nobility. But the main mausoleum, where the necropolis begins, is the imaginary tomb of the cousin of Prophet Muhammad - Kusam Ibn Abbas. He was called "Shahi Zinda", which means "Living King" in Persian.

Observatory of Ulugbek (15th century) - Scientific works of Ulugbek were created thanks to the unique observatory, which he erected in Samarkand. The main stationary tool was a giant quadrant located inside a cylindrical building with a diameter of 48 m (the remains of the foundation, or rather trenches from it, were found during archaeological research).

Visit to the Mausoleum of the Prophet Daniel - The Prophet Daniel is revered by three world religions. He is one of the four great Israeli prophets in Judaism, the prophet, whose book entered the Old Testament of the Christian Bible and the prophet of the Islamic tradition. Legend says that Timur moved some of the remains of Daniel, namely his hand, to Samarkand.

Free time. Overnight at the hotel

9 Day

Breakfast at the hotel, check out.

Khujum Carpet Factory is one of the significant sights of Uzbekistan, which makes it possible to follow the work of skilled craftswomen creating handmade carpets in real time.

Thenvisit to the Bazaar Siab. It is one of the largest bazaars in the Central Asia.

Free time for buying some souvenirs and oriental sweets.

Visit to the Artisans Center.

The Center of Craftsmen of Samarkand is the abode of skilled craftsmen and creative personalities. It is here from morning till evening, according to the old methods, needleworkers work day and night.

17:00 transfer to the railway station. Train departure at 18:00, arrival in Tashkent at 20:10.

Transfer to the hotel, accommodation. Free time for rest. Overnight at the hotel

10 Day
Breakfast at the hotel, check out.
12:00 transfer to the international airport. Flight to the next destination
  • Accommodation in tourist class hotels throughout Uzbekistan (dbl / twin shared)
  • Medical insurance
  • Meals: BB + dinner in the desert
  • Mineral water 0.5 l per 1 day
  • All airport transfers
  • Train ticket for Samarkand-Tashkent
  • Services for private cars with driver per program
  • Meet and greet service
  • Entrance fees to sites listed
  • English-speaking guide services
  • International air tickets
  • Domestic air ticket TAS-UGC
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Visa consular fees (if necessary)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary

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