Uzbekistan with its ancient monuments, rich nature and rapid modern development today attracts the attention of the whole world. During several centuries this country had been situated on the crossroad of different routes of the Great Silk Road through which a lot of tradesmen, geographers, missioners as well as tourists traveled.
Day 1: Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting with the guide and transferto the hotel.
Depending on arrival sightseeing:
-Museum Of History
-Opera Theater and Theater Square
-Amir Timur park
Day 2: Tashkent-Chatkal Ugam National park
Bus / Minivan
After breakfast transfer in Chatkal Ugam National Park for Mother River Aksakata. In the valley of this river we will see many native villages. We see the locals who live in the old adobe houses. We walk about 5 hours from one settlement to another and go in the direction of the mountain pass. Rise takes 2-3 hours. Next we make descent partly by asphalt road to the collapse of the rivers “Aksakata” and “Nurekata”. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Nurekata
After breakfast we walk through Nurekata Valley. You can see settlements of locals and herds of Kuhen. 8 hours on the road.
Day 4: Nurekata-Chetkumbel Pass-Charvak Stausee-Tashkent
Bus / Minivan
After breakfast hiking to Chetkumbel Pass, slight ascent will take 2 hours.
From the pass we hike to the valley of the river Beldersoy where we come to a small pass to the gorge.
En route we will see “marble” river. It is a very nice river with marble bottom and many mussels, which are centuries old. We can see many waterfalls.
At the coalescence of the Marble River and Beldersay we will bring our walk to the end.
Transfer by car to the picturesque artificial lake “Charvak” (width 10 km, length 22 km, contains of 3 billion water). Photo stop at the reservoir. Transfer to Tashkent
Day 5: Tashkent-Samarkand
Transfer to the train station and departure to Samarkand by fast train “Afrosiab”. Upon arrival sightseeing in Samarkand.
Day 6: Samarkand-Ok Soi village-Samarkand
Today a piece of experience in the program. That visit is an authentic pilgrimage to “Cave of St. David”*** (1).
Return to Samarkand
Day 7: Samarknad-Eski Forisch
Transfer to Eski Forisch area, where national Guest houses are situated *** (2). Here our guests can experience the everyday life of Uzbek village. Overnight in the Guest house.
Day 8: Eski Forish-Aydarkul See-Yurtcamp “Qizilqum Safari”
Transfer to Aydarkul Lake. Picknich. Transfer to yurtcamp “Qizilkum Safari” Accommodation. Today you have opportunity to experience nomadic life. Camel ridin to the flock. Overnight in the yurt.
Day 9: Yurtcamp-Bukhara
Transfer to Bukhara. Upon arrival walk to the Lyabi House Square.
Day 10: Bukhara
Sightseeing in Bukhara by bikes.
Day 11: Bukhara-Khiva
Transfer to Khiva through Kyzylkum desert. Break at Amudarya river for taking photos. Arrival in the hotel.
Day 12: Khiva
Sightseeing in Khiva.
Day 13: Khiva-Urgench UGK-TAS
Transfer to Urgench airport and flight to Tashkent. Having rest in Tashkent. The last possibility for shopping in Uzbekistan in popular “Chorsu Bazaar” situated in the Old City.
Day 14: Tashkent
Transfer to the airport. Return flight.