Nomadic life in the Yurt camps

Tour details

  • Tour route: Tashkent –Bukhara - Yurt camp – Samarkand – Tashkent
  • Transport: land transport (bus), flight, train
  • Days: 6     Nights: 5

Spend the night like a real nomad in the Yurt Camps! A comfortable camping experience, walking and riding on the camel in the dunes of ghostly desert. Enjoy the evening around fire as one family, the quietness of desert, listening to the traditional songs of local bard. Enjoy a relaxing morning with a sunshine and cherish the memories forever. Visit a house of a desert inhabitant for a cup of tea or coffee. These nomadic yurt camps are perfect for families, couples, or friends. In a separate camp, shower and restroom are available.A restaurant provides breakfast and fresh meals. The best period to travel to our yurt camp in Nurata is between March and June, or August and October.

Day 1. Tashkent  — Bukhara

Arrival in Tashkent. Check in at the hotel. Afternoon Flight to Bukhara. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara

 

Day 2. Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing in Bukhara: Lyabi – Hauz complex (14th–16th), Trading Domes (16th), Magoki Atori mosque (12th), Ulugbek Madrassah (14th), Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (16th), Poi Kalon square (12th 16th), Fortress Ark (4thBC–10thAC). Lunch and dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara.

 

Day 3. Bukhara –Yurt Camp

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the Yurt camp (5hrs). Visit the ruins of the fortress built by Alexander the Great and Chashma mosque with holly well in Nurata city. Ride on the camel (20minutes), admire the desert landscape and evening music performance around the fire. Overnight in the Yurt Camp.

 

Day 4. Yurt Camp  

Breakfast at the yurt camp. Walk around the village called ‘Dungalak’ to learn about the life of desert inhabitants. Drive by car or ride on the camels to the lake Aydarkul. Swimming and fishing in the lake shore. Overnight in Yurt Camp.

 

Day 5. Yurt Camp – SamarkandTashkent

Breakfast in yurt camp. Morning drive to Samarkand. After lunch city tour until departure. Visit Shakhi Zinda necropolis, Afrasiab Museum dedicated to the ancient history of Samarkand. Bibi Khanym Mosque, Siab Bazaar, Konigil revived factory of ancient culture of papermaking. Evening depart to Tashkent by high-speed train (2hours). Arrival in Tashkent. Departure from Tashkent.