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. City tour in Tashkent: Chorsu bazaar, Museum of Applied Arts, Khasti Imam Complex. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2. Bukhara

Transfer to the train station for departure to Bukhara in high-speed train (600km, 4 hrs). Arrival and check-in the hotel. After lunch, sightseeing in Bukhara: Lyabi – Hauz complex (14th–16th), Trading Domes (16th), Magoki Attori mosque (12th), Ulugbek Madrasah (14th), Abdulazizkhan Madrasah (16th), Poi Kalon complex (12th 16th), and Ark Fortress (4thBC–10thAC). Lunch and dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 3. Bukhara –Nurata district

Drive to the Nurata district (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. Nurata district, Aydarkul Lake  

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 Aydarkul Lake. Swimming and fishing in the lake shore. Overnight in yurt camp.

Day 5. Nurata district – Samarkand – Tashkent

Breakfast at the yurt camp. Morning drive to Samarkand. City tour: Visit Registan square, Bibi Khanym Mosque, Guri Emir Mausoleum, Ulugbek Observatory, Shahi zinda Necropolis. In the evening, drive to Tashkent in high-speed train. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 6. Tashkent

Free time. Transfer to the airport for departure as per flight schedule.

 

***END OF THE TOUR!!!***

 

PACKAGE PRICE: from 555 USD

 

Package price includes:

Double or twin-shared accommodation with breakfasts (4* and 5* hotels, yurt camps)

Lunches or dinners

All transport services by A/C vehicle during trip

Train tickets Tashkent – Bukhara, Samarkand - Tashkent

Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program

Guide services;

Visa support fee.

Package price does not include:

International airfares;

Camera/video fees – 0.5 USD per monument

Fees for additional services in the hotels

Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.

Tips to guides and drivers.