Uzbekistan Adventure Travel: Silk Road Jeep Safari
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Silk Road Jeep Safari

Discover Uzbekistan and Find New Friends in a Journey

Tashkent – Resort area (Beldersay – Charvak) – Tashkent – Yangikazgan – Samarkand – Bukhara – Khiva – Ayazkala – Nukus – Aral Sea – Muynak – Nukus – Tashkent


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 Uzbekistanancient cities Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, included in UNESCO World Heritage list.

The vehicle offered for this journey is comfortable off-road vehicles and crossovers (six vehicles). The leading car is supplied by GPS navigation system. In 12 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!




12 days / 11 nights



Total Driving Distance: 3000 km
Road Condition: 60% paved road, 40 % sands




Days Cities Activities Meals  
Day 01 Tashkent Arrival in Tashkent.
Meet and Greet.
Accommodation in hotel.
Evening sightseeing tour in Tashkent.
Overnight in Tashkent.
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 02 Tashkent
Beldersay
Chimgan
Charvak
Tashkent

Depart at : 09:00
Arrive at : 16:00
Altitude A: 489 m
Altitude B: 2200 m
Distance: 80 km
Road Condition: 90% paved road, 10 % soil road
Breakfast at hotel.
Trip to Beldersay – Chimgan – Charvak resort area (80 km).
Arrival to the station of Beldersay chair-lift (1530 m height).
Chair-lift to to the upper station (3 km distance).
Walk up to Kumbel summit (2200 m height).
Observing the surrounding area. Horse riding tour around this place.
Descent back to the station of Beldersay chair-lift.
Drive via Chimgan village to Charvak reservoir.
Drive round the Charvak reservoir, make photos at beautiful area of Charvak lake.
Lunch.
Afternoon transfer to Tashkent.
Overnight in Tashkent.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Roadside cafe
Dinner: Restaurant

Day 03 Tashkent
Yangikazgan

Starting point A: 09:00
Arriving point B: 13:30
Altitude A: 489 m
Altitude B: 260 m
Distance: 440 km
Road Condition: 70% paved road, 30 % sands
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning drive to Yangikazgan via mountain area – Forish.
Stops en route for observing the surrounding area and making photos.
Observing Aydarkul Lake. Picnic.
Further drive via desert.
Arrival in Yangikazgan.
Accommodation in Yurt camp.
Ride in the direction of Salt Lake (20km).
Camel riding.
Dinner in steppe.
Overnight in Yurt camp.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Picnic
Dinner: Yurt camp

Day 04 Yangikazgan
Samarkand

Starting point A: 9:00
Arriving point B: 12:00
Altitude A: 260 m
Altitude B: 720 m
Distance: 185 km
Road Condition: 90% paved road, 10 % country road
After breakfast drive to Samarkand (185 km).
Arrival in Samarkand. Lunch upon arrival.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Samarkand.
Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight in Samarkand.
Breakfast: Yurt camp
Lunch: Restaurant
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 05 Samarkand
Shakhrisabz
Bukhara

Starting point A: 9:00
Arriving point B: 19:00
Altitude A: 720 m
Altitude B: 228 m
Distance: 470 km
Road Condition: 70% paved road, 30% sands
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning drive to Bukhara via Urgut village, Kitab pass and Shakhrisabz city.
En route sightseeing tour in Shakhrisabz.
Lunch at local family in Shakhrisabz.
Accommodation in hotel upon arrival in Bukhara.
Dinner at local restaurant with folk show.
Overnight in Bukhara.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: National house
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 06 Bukhara After breakfast, sightseeing tour in Bukhara.
After lunch Visit to Chor Bakr village.
Observing Summer residence of Emir of Bukhara Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa.
Overnight in Bukhara.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Restaurant
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 07 Bukhara
Khiva

Starting point A: 8:00
Arriving point B: 18:00
Altitude A: 228 m
Altitude B: 99 m
Distance: 530 km
Road Condition: 50% paved road, 50% sands
Breakfast at hotel.
Drive to Khiva via desert (530km).
Stops en route for sightseeing, observing the surrounding area and making photos, in particular you will have an opportunity to see a Lake.
Lunch en route.
Upon arrival accommodation in hotel and dinner.
Overnight in Khiva.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Roadside cafe
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 08 Khiva Sightseeing in Khiva.
Visit to local village.
Overnight in Khiva.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Restaurant
Dinner: Restaurant
Kalta Minor. Khiva
Day 09 Khiva
Ayazkala
Nukus

Starting point A: 09:00
Arriving point B: 16:00
Altitude A: 95 m
Altitude B: 77 m
Distance: 320 km
Road Condition: 90% paved road, 10 % country road
After breakfast drive to Ayazkala.
Stops en route for sightseeing, observing the surrounding area and making photos. Picnic.
Excursion of Ayazkala - series of three fortresses.
Drive to Nukus.
Visit to State Art Museum named after Igor Savitsky.
Accommodation in Nukus.
Overnight in Nukus.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Picnic
Dinner: Restaurant
Day 10 Nukus
Aral Sea

Starting point A: 09:00
Arriving point B: 15:30
Altitude A: 77 m
Altitude B: 50 m
Distance: 370 km
Road Condition: 50% paved road, 50% sands
After breakfast drive to Aral Sea.
Lunch en route in Kungrad.
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.
Breakfast: Hotel
Lunch: Roadside cafe
Dinner: Field kitchen
Day 11 Aral Sea
Muynak
Nukus
Tashkent

Starting point A: 07:00
Arriving point B: 16:00
Altitude A: 50 m
Altitude B: 77 m
Distance: 320 km
Road Condition: 50%
paved road, 50% sands
Cooking breakfast on fire.
After breakfast morning sightseeing tour.
Observing uninhabited scenery in the area of Aral Sea.
Drive to Nukus via Muynak.
En route visit to the graveyard of vessels.
Lunch upon arrival in Muynak.
Evening domestic flight to Tashkent (HY 1008, 20:40-22:05).
Late dinner upon arrival in Tashkent.
Overnight in Tashkent.
Breakfast: Field kitchen
Lunch: Roadside cafe
Dinner: Restaurant

Day 12 Tashkent International flight back home. Breakfast: Hotel  


The personal stuff of a participant of this tour should include the following:

Personal bedding used for camping: (sleeping bag), spare set of warm clothes (in case tour is made early spring or late autumn), sunglasses, personal belongings, a towel, comfortable sport footwear, personal first-aid kit, a torch, flask for water, repellent.

Suggested accommodation in:
Tashkent – City Palace 5* / Lotte City Hotel Tashkent Palace 4*
Yangikazgan – Yurt camp
Samarkand – Registan Plaza 4* / Afrosiab Palace 4*
Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 4* / Grand Bukhara 4*
Khiva – Asia Khiva 3* / Malika Khiva 3*
Nukus – Nukus Hotel 2*
Aral Sea – Camping
 


SERVICES INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE: SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
  • Accommodation based on TWN rooms
  • Meals – according to the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing spots mentioned
  • Overland transportation by comfortable vehicles
  • Escort driver for the whole tour
  • Car GPS navigation system
  • All airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • Escort guide for the whole tour Rent for camping equipment provided (2-person tents)
  • All sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
  • Folklore show in Bukhara
  • Farewell dinner in Tashkent
  • Visa support to Uzbekistan
  • Portage services in airports and hotels
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per day per pax
  • International airfares
  • Camera and Video charges during the sightseeing
  • Domestic air fare Nukus – Tashkent
  • Single supplement at hotels


Payment: 100 % prepayment should be made not less than 3 days before the group’s arrival.    

Cancellation fees:
Cancellation prior 30 days – no penalty is charged
Cancellation prior 29-15 days – 50 % penalty is charged
Cancellation prior 14 days – 100 % penalty is charged

Sightseeing spots that will be visited during the excursions:

Tashkent:
Kukeldash Madrassah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, Barak Khan Madrassah, Mosque on Khasty Imam Street, Visit to Chor-Su (handicraft bazaar). Museum of History of  Uzbekistan, Museum of Applied Arts. Alisher Navoi Theater and square. Amir Temur Monument and Square

Samarkand:
Shahi-Zinda necropolis (14-15c), “Stars above Samarkand” - Ulugbek observatory (15c), “Ruines of Afrosiab” -  the excavation and museum of the ancient town (6 BC-13 AD).
Visit to medieval architectural monuments: Gur-Emir Mausoleum (15c), Registan Ensemble (including Ulugbek (15c), Shir Dor (17c), Tillya-Kari Madrassahs (17c)), Bibi Khanum Mosque. Visit to Samarkand local bazaar.

Shakhrisabz:
Ak -Sarai Palace (14-15c), Kok - Gumbaz Mosque (15 c), Dorus-Siadat: the Djekhangir Mausoleum (14c),  Timur’s vault (15c).

Bukhara:
Visit to Ismael Samani mausoleum (9-10c)-vault  of Bukhara rulers' dynasty, Chor-Minor, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleums (14 c), Visit to Old Bukhara: Poli-Kalon ensemble including Minaret (12c) , Mosque (15c), functioning Madrassah Miri-Arab (16 c), Amir-Alim-Khan Madrassah (14c), Taqi (trading domes), Kukeldash Madrassah (16c), Lyab-i-Hauz (17c), Nadir Divanbegi (17c), Magoki Attari (16c), Ulug Beg (15c), Abdul Aziz (17c) Madrassahs. Visit to Registan Ensemble, Ark Fortress (16c) and Bolo-Hauz complex (18 c). Visit to summer residence of Emir - “Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa” (1911).

Khiva:
Visit to the oldest part of the city: Kunya-Ark fortress, including Kurinish Khana (17c); Mohammed-Amin-Khan(19c) Madrassah, Islam Khodja Minaret; Palvan-Kari complex, Abd Al Bobo complex(18c), Rafanek Madrassah, Mohammed Rakim Khan  (19 c), Amir-Tur Madrassah, Sho-I-Kalandar Bobo Mausoleum.
Uch Avlioli («three saints») Mausoleum, Jami Mosque(18c), Kutluq-Murad Inaq (19c) Madrassah, Pakhlavan Mahmoud Mausoleum, Tash Hauli («stone yard») Palace, Alla-Kuli-Khan (18c), Arab Mohammed Khan(18 c) Madrassahs.

Karakalpakstan

Nukus:
Karakalpak State Art Museum named after Igor Savitsky (observe the collection of Russian and Soviet avant-garde art).

Ayaz Kala:
Topraq-Kala - a fortified town of the 2nd-5th cc, Ayaz-Kala - an aggregate of country estates and fortresses of  Khorezmian agricultural aristocracy (at the edge of the Kyzyl Kum desert). Jambas Kala- fortress of the Hellenic period, Koykrylgan Kala – cult structure of the 4th century BC-4th century AD), Guldursun fortress (lst- 4th centuries).


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