Silk Road Jeep Safari

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Day 14

 

 

You will drive across the boundless deserts, immense steppes, little oases, beautiful mountain ranges, the dried bottom of the Aral Sea, the plateau Ustyurt, local villages and national settlements. The route you are going to cover was carefully researched. Our professional and experienced drivers will assist you in your journey.
     Besides, you will visit the pearls of Uzbekistan – ancient cities Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and Shakhrisabz, included in UNESCO World Heritage list.
          The vehicle offered for this journey is comfortable off-road vehicles and crossovers. The leading car is supplied by GPS navigation system. In 14 days you will cover the route of hundreds kilometers from the modern capital Tashkent to the shore of the Aral Sea.
     You will be escorted by professional local guides throughout the entire tour. During your journey you will stay in quality hotels, as well as in traditional yurt camps. Besides, you will be provided with necessary camping equipment for certain part of your itinerary. This tour is designed for travelers who seek for discoveries and adventures. Explore the vast area of Uzbekistan and marvel its beauty! Come and enjoy unforgettable and unique journey of a lifetime!
     We invite you to one of the most exciting destinations – travel along the tracks of the Great Silk Road caravans!

 

Day

City

Program

Day 1

Tashkent

The tour is planned to start from the noon in Tashkent International Airport, where you will be met by our guide and taken to the hotel for accommodation. After the group is collected in the hotel – evening sightseeing tour will take place in Tashkent.  First dinner together in local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2

Tashkent

Beldersay

Chimgan

Charvak

Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel.  Morning drive to Tashkent region mountain area (80 km).  Arrival to the station of Beldersay chair-lift (1530 m height). Take the Chair-lift to the upper station (3 km distance). Walk up to Kumbel summit (2200 m height).  Observing the surrounding area and horse riding.   Descent back to the station of Beldersay chair-lift. Drive via Chimgan village to Charvak water reservoir.  Lunch at local café.  Afternoon transfer back to Tashkent. After some rest at the hotel – dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 3

Tashkent

Yangikazgan

Breakfast at hotel.  Morning drive to Yangikazgan via mountain area – Forish.

Stops en route for observing the surrounding area and taking photos.

Observing Aydarkul Lake. Picnic lunch at the lake upon arrival.

Further drive via desert to Yurt camp for accommodation. Camel riding.

Dinner in steppe with the camp fire Akyn singings afterwards.  Overnight in Yurts.

Day 4

Yangikazgan

Samarkand

After breakfast drive to Samarkand (185 km) with short visit to the desert Salt Lakes (20km). Lunch upon arrival in Samarkand local restaurant.

Accommodation in hotel.  Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in the hotel in Samarkand.

Day 5

Samarkand

Day of sightseeing tour in Samarkand with visits to all of the historical sights, museums and the Observatory of Ulugbek. Time for exploring the famous Siyob bazaar in the afternoon.

Day 6

Samarkand

Shakhrisabz

Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel.  Morning drive to Bukhara via Urgut village (short visit to local bazaar on Saturday and Sundays), Kitab Pass and Shakhrisabz city.

En route sightseeing tour in Shakhrisabz- the birth-place of Amir Temur. Lunch at local family in Shakhrisabz. Tour In Shakhrisabz with visits to Ak Sarai, Dorus saodat and Dorut Tilovat Complexes. Drive to Bukhara later in the afternoon. Accommodation in hotel upon arrival in Bukhara. Dinner at local restaurant with folk show.  Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 7

Bukhara

After breakfast, sightseeing tour in Bukhara wondering around the historical sights, narrow streets of Bukhara and the Jewish block with the synagogue and the historically significant sights of Old Town.

Day 8

Bukhara

Khiva

Breakfast at hotel.

Drive to Khiva via desert (530km). Stops en route for sightseeing, observing the surrounding area and taking photos, in particular you will have an opportunity to see 2 desert Lakes.  Lunch en route at road café. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel and dinner. Overnight in Khiva.

Day 9

Khiva

Breakfast at hotel.

Sightseeing in Khiva with its amazing Ichan Kala town part, fully located inside the walls built to protect the town.

Day 10

Khiva

Toprak Kala

Ayazkala

After breakfast drive to Toprak Kala, visit to ancient settlements ruins. Afterwards drive to Ayaz Kala and get accommodated in the Yurts built by Ayaz Kala settlement ruins.  Picnic lunch at Yurt camp. Excursion of Ayazkala - series of three fortresses.

Day 11

Ayaz Kala

Nukus

Morning drive to Nukus after breakfast, upon arrival accommodation at the hotel in Nukus. Visit to the world famous State Art Museum of Nukus named after Igor Savitsky.  Dinner and overnight in Nukus.

Day 12

Nukus

Aral Sea

After breakfast drive in the direction of Aral Sea. Lunch en route in Kungrad town. 

Upon arrival setting up a camp on the plateau Ustyurt. Preparing dinner on fire.

Dinner round the fire under the stellar sky. Overnight in tents.

Day 13

Aral Sea

Muynak

Nukus

Tashkent

Cooking breakfast on fire.

After breakfast observing uninhabited scenery in the area of Aral Sea with visit to the Ghost ships. Drive to Nukus via Muynak. En route visit to the graveyard of vessels. Lunch upon arrival in Kungrad. Evening domestic flight to Tashkent. Late dinner upon arrival in Tashkent andovernight in Tashkent.

Day 14

Tashkent

Flight back home. (we suggest to add one day in Tashkent for relaxing and exploring the town on foot before departure back home)

 

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