What to Know
- Arrival transfer.
- Authentic Accommodation includes: Comfortable Hotels (9 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Yurt (1 nt)
- Meals: 12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- An experienced, English-speaking local Peregrine leader and specialist local guides at some sites
- Domestic flight from Tashkent to Urgench (Khiva)
- Sightseeing (including entrance fees where applicable): City tours of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent & Khiva
- A night in a yurt camp in the desert
- Homestay in a village guesthouse located in the Nuratau Mountains
- International flights
- Airport departure taxes
- Departure transfer
- Meals unless specified in the itinerary
- Laundry - may be available at locations where we stay two or more nights
- Optional tours or activities during free time
- Tips - this is something to consider, and it might be worthwhile speaking to your group about making a group contribution at the end of the trip
Uzbekistan is generally a very safe place to travel. Policemen, or sometimes those pretending to be policemen, may seek to impose an on-the-spot fine. If you are any doubt you should ask for an ID or pay any fines at the nearest police station. Keep valuables out of sight and avoid unlit or remote areas. Avoid obvious displays of wealth, especially in rural areas. Avoid walking alone at night.
A new regulation has been introduced allowing only licensed taxis (with certain colour and signs and card payment equipment) to operate in Uzbekistan. However, unlicensed taxis continue to operate. You should use official taxis where possible.
The political situation in Uzbekistan is stable. You should avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people.