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Hiking tour to Uhum village, Nurata


Samarkand / Bukhara Uhum village Samarkand / Bukhara


2 days / 1 night

  • Day 01            Samarkand/Bukhara – Uhum village

    Morning pick up from Samarkand/Bukhara, drive to Uhum village (215 km from Samarkand & 295 km from Bukhara). After arrival in Uhum village, accommodation in a local guest house and introduction with facilities. This family house has a large orchard with fruit trees where tourists can spend some of their time at leisure on tapchan sofas (traditional outdoor seating). Lunch in the local guest house. PM. Walk about the village for watching village’s daily life (how people gather firewood or feed their livestock or chickens, harvest, grind corn and etc.). After getting back to family guesthouse, there will be a masterclass where you have a good chance to watch or participate in cooking very popular Uzbek dish – Plov (or another national meal). Dinner and overnight in the guesthouse.

  • Day 02            Uhum village – Bukhara/Samarkand

    Breakfast in the guesthouse. Half day guided hiking tour to the area neighboring with Nurata Nature Reserve (4 km o/w, walking about 4 hours). While you are hiking, you can be witness for some ancient irrigation channels, petroglyphs site and a mausoleum of Islamic priest. Return to the guesthouse and after having a lunch, drive back to Bukhara/Samarkand (295 km to Bukhara / 205 km to Samarkand) & drop off to hotel/train station/airport. End of the tour.


– 1 pax (single accom.) 390 USD
– 2 pax (twin sharing) 200 USD
– 3 pax (twin sharing) 173 USD
– 4 pax (twin sharing) 141 USD
– 5 pax (twin sharing) 121 USD
– 6 pax (twin sharing) 108 USD
– 7 pax (twin sharing) 100 USD
– Single supplement 30 USD
 + Accommodation in guesthouse (twin sharing);
 + Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner;
 + All transfers as per the program;
 + Local instructor for hiking (Day 1&2);
 + Accompanying English-speaking guide;
 + Modern transport with A/C (not older than 3 years):

  • for 1-2 pax: Sedan car (Chevrolet Lacetti, 4 seats)
  • for 3-4 pax: Minivan (Hyundai H-1 with 9 seats)
  • for 5-7 pax: Van (Toyota Hiace with 14 seats)
 + Mineral water (0.5L) daily per pax;
 + Masterclass in cooking national dish with participation;
 + Show with some songs by a local singer (if more than 6 pax in a group).
 – Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks;
 – All not mentioned in above program;
 – Tips for guides, drivers, porters, etc.;
 – Any personal expenses;
 – Bank transfer charges;
 – Medical insurance;
 – Show with some songs by a local singer (if less than 6 pax in a group).
In the city: Hotels included:
– Uhum village Traditional guest house


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.


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