Hiking tour to Hayat-Uhum-Asraf
Samarkand / Bukhara – Hayat – Uhum – Asraf – Samarkand / Bukhara
4 days / 3 nights
Day 01 Samarkand/Bukhara – Hayat village
At 9:00 to be picked up by our driver from your hotel and drive to Hayat village. Arrive in Hayat village by lunch time and settle in the homestay. In the afternoon walk through the village to see the breeding enclosure of endangered wild sheep, ruins of local fortress and the abandoned villages. Overnight in the local house.
* Please note that on this day you explore the village on your own, the guided tour starts on the next day.
Day 02 Hayat – Uhum village
Breakfast in the house. Meet with your guide in the morning and start hiking tour to the next village of Uhum. Visit the ancient irrigation channels, petroglyph site and meet the local people going with their daily livelihood activities. Overnight in the local house.
Day 03 Uhum – Asraf village
After breakfast, packing up and starting guided hike down via Uhum to Asraf village. The luggage will be transported by donkeys. En route visit to a community watermill and ruins of Mongol fortress. Overnight in the local house.
Day 04 Asraf – Samarkand/Bukhara
After breakfast, easy hike from Asraf to another Nuratau Mountain village Eski Forish. On the way visit the ruins of medieval observation point. Return to Asraf village and after lunch our driver will transfer you to Samarkand/Bukhara or your next city. End of the tour.
|PAX in a group||PRICE (PER PERSON)|
|– 1 pax (single accom.)||Upon request|
|– 2 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– 3 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– 4 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– 5 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– 6 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– 7 pax (twin sharing)||Upon request|
|– Single supplement||Upon request|
Features of the tour:
This tour contains the highlighted cities of Uzbekistan: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Shakhrisabz and Samarkand by covering cultural, historical, architectural and educational features. As a standard classical tour, its duration is ideal with enough time to learn the famous cities on the Silk Road and at the same time to enjoy one’s holiday.
Best season to travel:
You can travel and enjoy this program all year around however one can feel a little bit uncomfortable to travel in the hottest period of summer (in July) and in winter when the weather is cold. But during these off-season periods, travellers can get special discounted rates for packages by request.
Level of difficulties and age limitation:
This is an easy level tour and there is no age limitation as far as a person has no walking distance problem. Because in some cities such as Khiva and Bukhara, transportation is limited and normally tourists walk around approximately from 3 to 5 km during an excursion.