Trip to Toprak and Ayaz Kala Citadels
Khiva – Kizil-Kala – Toprak-Kala – Ayaz-Kala – Khiva
Day 01 Khiva – Kizil-Kala – Toprak-Kala – Ayaz-Kala – Khiva
09:00-10:30 Pick up from a hotel in Khiva after meeting with our local guide and driver. Drive to Toprak-Kala.
10:30-11:00 En route visit the ancient fortress Kizil-Kala (“Red Fortress”) I-IV centuries A.D.
11:15-12:00 Observe Toprak-Kala (“Clay Fortress”) I-IV centuries A.D., which is considered to be the residence of an Ancient Kharezm monarch during the antiquity period. Its size and genius of architectural design makes Toprak-Kala one of the most unique monuments of Kharezm.
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Akchakol lake yurt camp.
14:00-15:30 Visit Ayaz-Kala (“Fortress of the Wind”) IV-III centuries B.C.
16:00-17:00 Visit the Savitsky Art museum, famous for its collection of Russian avant-garde of 1920-1930 s.
17:00-18:30 Drive back to Khiva. Upon arrival drop off to hotel/airport/railway station. End of the tour.
|PAX||PRICE (PER PERSON)|
|1 pax in single room||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|
|Supplement for single room (except 1 pax where included||Upon request|
|Supplement for domestic airfare Tashkent-Urgench, economy class (subject to change)||Upon request|
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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.