Anyone who likes to combine cycling trips with cultural touring programs in the old cities will be absolutely charmed by this program. It is a unique opportunity for lovers of bike circuits to test their resistance in hot Asian summer conditions, broken roads and sands, when all efforts bring the feeling of victory and are remunerated by amazing landscapes that change at each level of the road by the spectacular views of semi-deserts, deserts and mountain ranges.
Day 1. Arrival in Tashkent.
Welcome at the airport. Accommodation at the hotel. The day of gathering of participants of the circuit.
Day 2. Tashkent - Jizak - the village Yangikichlak - the village Asmansay (200 km, 4 h).
Lunch on the road. The starting point of the tour by bike. The second half of the day you will enjoy cycling around the mountains: village Asmansay - village Ilantchi - village Mikin - climb Saourbel pass (1150 m) - descent to village Tchakar (42 km, 5 hours ). Dinner. The road: the asphalt, the broken roads, mountain paths.
Day 3. Tchakar- Koshrabat
The cycling cross: the village Tchakar - village Garacha - village Naoukat - village Zarmitan - village Kochrabat (50 km, 4-5 hours).
Breakfast. The drive: the village Kochrabad - the village Tchoy (70 km, 1.5 hours).
Day 4. Langar
Cycling: climbing the Lyangar pass (1850m) + 900m by the broken road (12km to the collar of the pass) - the descent towards the Maydan Pass (35km). In one day - 47km. Camp 3 (700m). Dinner.
Day 5. Kalkan Ata
The cycling cross: the gorge sarmich - the village Kalkanata (51km, 5h). Lunch – on the road. Travel by car: through the town of Nourata in the yurt camp located in the desert (120km, 1.5h). Overnight in the yurts.
Day 6. Aydarkul- Bukhara
Before noon: camel riding, rest, lunch by the lake Aydarkul. Afternoon: Drive to Bukhara by Gijdouvan. On the road you can visit the Gijduvan Ceramics Workshop. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7. Bukhara
The tour of Bukhara: the visit of the architectural monuments of the city.
Day 8. Bukhara - Chakhrisabz – Samarkand (The journey by car: 275km, 6h)
After breakfast you will enjoy the drive to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz. After 3.5-4 hours of drive you will arrive in Shakhrisabz – hometown of Tamerlane. Lunch and visits in Shakhrisabz. Transfer to Samarkand. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 9. Samarkand
The Samarkand excursion: Gour Emir mausoleum, Roukhabad mausoleum (XV), Registan square (XV-XVII), Bibi-Khanoum mosque (XV), the Oulougbek observatory (XV) , The Chakhi-Zinda mausoleum, the Al-Bokhari complex (XVI-XIX), the Siab market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10. Samarkand - Tashkent
The journey by car: (330km, 5h). Accommodation at the hotel. The excursion of Tashkent. Farewell dinner.
Day 11. Tashkent- …
Transfer to the airport. Departure.
Registration with the Visa and Registration Office;
Accommodation in 2 * -3 * hotels (with breakfast) in Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand;
Meals on full board basis (lunches & dinners);
Accommodation in yurts in the Aydar yurts camp at the Aydarkoul lake;
Visits & tickets for the sites;
The dinner party in Tashkent;
The accompanying car throughout the circuit;
The minibus or the bus during the excursion in the city of the program; Transportation of bicycles and personal belongings;
The guide throughout the program;
Chef of the kitchen and accompanying team;
Transportation of tents, tables, chairs, tableware;
Repair of bicycles;
Mineral water throughout the circuit; The first aid kit;
Rental of bicycles and their accessories;
Price of the Uzbek visa;
Serious repair of bicycles;
Bicycle replacement equipment;
Special instruments for individual bicycles;
Meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary;
Tips and gratuities;
Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, bottled mineral water, soft drinks, alcohol etc;
Optional activities and sightseeing during free time;
Still/video camera fees at monuments;
Bike Helmet (compulsory);