A jeep tour in Uzbekistan offers you a visit to the historical cities of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, filling your vacation with a lot of memorable moments. You will also see the Aral Sea, the famous "cemetery of ships" in Muynak, and other magnificent sights of Uzbekistan. The tour incorporates visiting religious centers, architectural monuments, and bazaars and driving along the route of the Great Silk Road. Also, you will have the chance to visit the Nukus Museum of Art, which houses the second-largest collection of Russian avant-garde artwork in the world; you will see the majestic mountains of Chimgan and much more.
Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to the city center to visit Applied Arts Museum and walk through Navoi Theater to Amir Timur Square where you will end Tashkent city tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
11:30-12:30 Here begins the active part of the tour to the Obi-Rahmat grotto and the Paltau waterfall. Walk the dirt road to the Obi-Rakhmat grotto (2.5 km). Enjoy the surrounding landscapes, including beautiful view of the Chatkal River and the rock formations of Okhotnichiy Mountain. Turning to the gorge of the Paltau River, after a few of kilometers you reach the rocks. 12:30-13:00 A rocky ridge leads you to the entrance to the Obi-Rakhmat grotto. Traces of archaeological work remain, and you can inspect the site, learning about the people who lived more than 50 thousand years ago! Climbing the ridge you will discover two hidden caves.
13:00-14:00 After visiting the cave, the steep path to the bed of the Paltau River begins, taking you upstream (1.5 km). This path is narrow and steep in places – you will have to focus on walking and overcome small natural obstacles with the help of the guide. At the end, you will see a view of the whole 38-meters of the Paltau waterfall. Now you rest, relax and cool down.
14:00-15:00 Lunch is provided at the waterfall. Take photos with the backdrop of the waterfall, and even ‘shower’ and swim under the waterfall.
15:00-16:30 Return to the car via the same route. Transfer to hotel. Free time in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Note: In case of bad weather guides reserve the right to change the route.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Note: Horse ride cost is extra charge and not included in the price.
The guide will accompany in the same car during the trip.
Extras to do in the area:
Option 1. Camel ride to Aydarkul Lake through the desert (8.5 km, 3 h., paid additionally). Enjoy your time on the lake and have lunch.
Option 2. Take a short camel ride to a nearby village Dungalak (1.5 km, 30 min, paid additionally). Participate in baking traditional bread “non”. Take a short walk in the village to see life of locals and return to the camp.
In the afternoon depart the yurt camp and drive Gijduvan, 50 km away from Bukhara. Visiting a workshop of Gijduvan pottery masters. Then drive to Bukhara (250 km, 5 h, in total.). Arrival in Bukhara. Check in to the hotel and overnight.
No guide service on this day
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
*we advise preparing lunchboxes for this trip.
**some parts of the road are presently being renovated.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5 hours
Arrive at the Aral Sea late in the afternoon. Set up the tent. Camp-style dinner. Overnight in tent.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
- All transfers 1-2 pax by 4W type car; 3-5 pax by two 4W type cars;
- Accommodation based on single/double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
- Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Economy class ticket for flight Nukus-Tashkent;
- Visa support for Uzbekistan tourist visa.
- Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
- Full board (lunches and dinners);
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
- Personal travel insurance.