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Bukhara - Khiva Transfer (430 kms)

Bukhara - Khiva Transfer (430 kms)

Route: Bukhara - Khiva Distance: 431 kms Duration: ±7 hours in sedan / ±8 hours in minivan Stops: Coffee-stop and Photo-stop We will pick you up from the railway station or accommodation in Bukhara and drop you off to your accommodation or airport / railway station in Khiva. Tourists can specify their location according to the 1 kilometer radius of Bukhara. Pit stops are implemented during the roads. There are 2 good locations for coffee. One photo-stop to take a picture of Amu-Darya River (you should cross the highway).

Afrosiyob High Speed Train Ticket

Afrosiyob High Speed Train Ticket

Sit back, relax, and experience the Uzbek countryside on a fast and easy high-speed train journey from Tashkent. Reach your destination swiftly and save valuable time when compared to traditional transportation options. Benefit from cutting-edge technology with a seamless journey. Take advantage of the facilities with high-speed Wi-Fi, advanced entertainment systems, and attentive onboard staff. Take in the panoramic landscapes, adding a touch of adventure and beauty to your travel experience.

Transfer: Bukhara - Khiva via Ancient Fortresses

Transfer: Bukhara - Khiva via Ancient Fortresses

Route: Bukhara - Toprakkala - Kyzykkala - Ayazkala – Khiva Pick-up: Pick-up from your hotel. Departure from Bukhara toward Khiva via Fortresses. Description: - In ancient times there were many fortresses in Khorezm Oasis to such an extent that not without reason was now called "Ellikkala", which means "50 fortresses". - Toprakkala: the first capital of Khorezm which means "Clay Fortress", where the first examples of plans of city was found, which proves the existence of statehood of the 4th century A.C.. In addition, this place is very important because it was here that the first written sources of Khorezm, a calendar and plaster statuettes of singers were found. - Kizilkala: along the way visit one of the garrison fortresses of this Oasis. By the reason of the color of the clay, it became known as the "Red Fortress". - Ayazkala: one of the more important oasis fortresses which consists of 3 parts. Fortresses were built around the perimeter of the oasis borders to protect against the raids of nomads from the north. This fortress is one of the most remote but one of the most well-organized and protected fortresses. Name of fortress means "Severe Frost Fortress". You can understand why it was so called only by visiting in winter, because the cold of the steppe is one of the most terrible colds. Along the road estimated stop for lunch. - After tour transfer to Khiva. Arrival in Khiva and drop-off in your hotel

Ayazkala, Toprakkala & Kizilkala Fortress Tour From Khiva

Ayazkala, Toprakkala & Kizilkala Fortress Tour From Khiva

Route: Khiva - Toprakkala - Kyzykkala - Ayazkala – Khiva Pick-up/Drop-off: Ata darwaza (West gates) of Khiva, Ichan Kala. Pick-up from your hotel also is allowed. Furthermore, as pick-up/drop-off you can choose Urgench airport or train station. Description: - In ancient times there were many fortresses in Khorezm Oasis to such an extent that not without reason was now called "Ellikkala", which means "50 fortresses". - Toprakkala: the first capital of Khorezm which means "Clay Fortress", where the first examples of plans of city was found, which proves the existence of statehood of the 4th century A.C.. In addition, this place is very important because it was here that the first written sources of Khorezm, a calendar and plaster statuettes of singers were found. - Kizilkala: along the way visit one of the garrison fortresses of this Oasis. By the reason of the color of the clay, it became known as the "Red Fortress". - Ayazkala: one of the more important oasis fortresses which consists of 3 parts. Fortresses were built around the perimeter of the oasis borders to protect against the raids of nomads from the north. This fortress is one of the most remote but one of the most well-organized and protected fortresses. Name of fortress means "Severe Frost Fortress". You can understand why it was so called only by visiting in winter, because the cold of the steppe is one of the most terrible colds. - After tour go back to Khiva or Urgench airport/train station.

Master Class - Uzbek Bread in Khiva

Master Class - Uzbek Bread in Khiva

Type: Master class Product: Bread Duration: ± 30-60 minutes Location: Mirzaboshi (Tapas) Restaurant Description: You will participate in the baking process on clay oven. You yourself prepare bread, fill flower ornaments and you will hang the bread in the bread maker but first of all you will wear the clothes of tankers so as not to feel the high temperature. And of course you will eat this bread yourself and our team will help you so that you can bake it all delicious, so make it tastier so that you can enjoy a delicious bread)))

Muynak Ship Cemetery Tour From Khiva

Muynak Ship Cemetery Tour From Khiva

The "Great Sea" and its catastrophe. You will witness places that are not without reason was named as "Cemetery of Ships". Route: Khiva - Nukus - Mizdakhan complex – Kungrad – Muynak (lunch) - Ship Cemetery - Nukus – Khiva Departure from Khiva (Main Gates - Ata Darwaza). Duration: ±8.30 h drive with stops to Muynak (370 km). Description: - Chilpik Fortress: One of the rare monuments of Central Asia that has been preserved from the pre-Arab period. One of the only monuments where Zoroastrians performed their funeral rites leaving the bodies of the dead here. - Mizdakhan complex: City of deaths, one of the places where formed a huge number of mausoleums, in addition many traditions of the pre Islamic period can still be seen here. - Muynak: National cuisine lunch in Karakalpak family. In this city you can see for few time feel local social life and everywhere meet ex fishermen. - Ships Cemetery Once one of the most popular and important cities in Uzbekistan it is now known by a sadder name as the "Cemetery of Ships", a striking example of the consequences of human influence on nature. - Aral Sea Museum: Place where you can get a full imagine about the fauna and flora of ex Sea. Departure from Muynak to Khiva (or to Nukus, or to Urgench hotel / airport / railway station)

Khiva Private Day Tour

Khiva Private Day Tour

Enjoy visiting Itchan-Kala Fortress which is a UNESCO World Heritage site: mukhammad aminkhan madrasah, mukhammad rahimkhan madrasah, kalta-minor, kunya-ark, juma mosque, tash-khovli palace , pakhlavan makhmud mausoleum, minaret of islam-khoja and many structures.

Master Class - Shivit Osh Traditional Food Of Khiva

Master Class - Shivit Osh Traditional Food Of Khiva

Type: Master class Product: Shivit Duration: ± 60 minutes Location: Mirzaboshi (Tapas) Restaurant Description: Shivit oshi is probably the most colorful food in Khiva. The bright green noodles have been infused with dill which makes them both eye-catching and flavorful. They are topped with a stew of meat, peppers, tomatoes, onions, potatoes, and carrots and served with a side of yogurt or sour cream. Shivit oshi is traditionally served in Khiva. It’s actually on the menu of every single restaurant in Khiva’s old city, but you won’t encounter it anywhere else in Uzbekistan

Khiva Walking Tour

Khiva Walking Tour

Start point: Main gate of the city (Western gate - Ata Darvaza). Start Time: As you indicated when booking (summer recommended start earlier). Time can be changed by request of traveller. Duration: 4-5 hours. Description: - Muhammad Aminkhan medrese (the largest in this territory). - Kalta Minor minaret. - Kunya Ark (ancient citadel - panoramic view tower, coinage yard, summer and winter Khan Reception). - Muhammad Rahimkhan II medrese. - Djuma mosque (columned mosque, more than 120 carved columns). - Tosh Hovli Palace (second Khan Palace with Harem, summer and winter Receptions, secret corridor, Special Reception, gift car of Tsar Alexander III). - Kutlug Murad medrese (museum of surrealist paintings). - Allakulikhan medrese. - East Gates + Said Niyaz mosque and medrese. - Islamkhudja complex (symbol of Khiva, medrese-applied art museum, minaret - the tallest minaret in this region). - Islamkhudja school (first modern and secular school). - Pahlavan Makhmud complex (cherry in the cake of your visit). - Along the way we have the opportunity to see how the local bread is prepared in a clay oven (not guaranteed, it depends on luck))) )

Urgench - Khiva Transfer Airport / Railway Station

Urgench - Khiva Transfer Airport / Railway Station

We will pick you up from Urgench International Airport / Railway Station and drop you off to your accommodation in Khiva. The driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it. Drivers will wait no longer than 2 hours after the scheduled landing time. Tourists can specify their location in Khiva (name of hotel) Urgench International Airport - Khiva (Hotel, Main Gates) Urgench Railway Station - Khiva (Hotel, Main Gates) or vice versa Khiva (Hotel, Main Gates) - Urgench International Airport Khiva (Hotel, Main Gates) - Urgench Railway Station.

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