Tour descripton

Day 1

Ashgabat (flight)

Early morning arrival in Ashgabat. Breakfast in the morning we begin the day heading for the fabled Bazaar of AltynAsyr , attracting colourfully dressed people from all over the country to buy or sell camels, cattle and poultry, amulets, carpets, jewellery, and myriads other things. Then we return to Ashgabat to explore the capital of Turkmenistan. We will visit the Park of independence with its independence monument, and Neutrality Square. O/N.
Day 2

Tashkent-Urgench-Khiva (air HY+30km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to airport
  • Departure to Urgench
  • Arrival Urgench, transfer to Khiva
  • Sightseeing of Ichan Kala
  • Check-in hotel
  • Lunch
  • Dinner at local Tea House
Day 3

Khiva–Bukhara (450 km)

  • Departure to Bukhara via desert
  • Photo stops en route. Arrival Bukhara. Check-in hotel.
  • Sightseeing incl: Ark Fortress, Bolo Khauz Mosque, Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum
  • Dinner at national house
Day 4

Bukhara

  • Breakfast
  • Start sightseeing:
  • Lyabi Khauz Complex
  • Poikalon Complex
  • Trading Domes
  • Moh and Magoki Attori Mosque
  • Halif Niyazkul Mosque
  • 13:00 Lunch. 14:00 Continue sightseeing.
  • Dinner at national restaurant.
Day 5

Bukhara – Sarmysh – Nurata- Aydar yurt camp

  • Departure from Bukhara. En-route visit of Nurata sightseeing and Sarmysh Gorge with petroglyphs.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Arrival yurt camp. Acc at yurts. Free time. Get acquaintance with flora and fauna of the desert.
  • Dinner under the open air
Day 6

Aydar yurt camp-Aydarkul- Aydar yurt camp

  • After breakfast trekking by camels to Aydarkul Lake. Activities on the lakeshore full day: swimming, fishing.
  • Picnic on the shore.
  • Back to the yurt camp. Dinner.
Day 7

Aydar yurt camp - Samarkand

  • Drive to Samarkand, arrival, and acc at the hotel.
  • Lunch. Sightseeing incl:
  • Registan Square
  • Gur Emir Mausoleum
  • Dinner
Day 8

Samarkand

  • Breakfast at hotel. Continue sightseeing:
  • Bibi Khanim Mosque
  • Shahi Zinda Mausoleum
  • «Meros» - paper making workshop
  • Wine tasting
  • Dinner at local restaurant
Day 9

Samarkand – Tashkent (train)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Continue sightseeing:
  • Ulugbek’s Observatory
  • Daniil’s Tomb
  • Siab Bazar
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to train station
  • Departure to Tashkent
  • Arrival, check-in hotel.
  • Farewell dinner at traditional restaurant
Day 10

Tashkent-Riga (flight)

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to airport
  • Flight to home country