Tashkent – Urgench – Ayaz Kala – Khiva
all year round
Tour to the ancient Khorezm fortress - Ayaz-Kala, standing still on the edge of Kyzylkum desert. Once was a great fort and citizens of it never knew a loss, sadly, they lost a fight against desert and Mother Nature. They followed river flow because water means life even nowadays and the desert still remaining to be very dangerous towards nomads and farmers.
Travel to Khorezm - to see and feel that ancient spirit of elder Uzbekistan. Book this short tour right away!
- Ayaz-kala and Toprak-kala, the fortresses of Kushan period of Ancient Khorezm that used to be mighty border forts protecting the residents from raids of nomadic tribes. The forts were built in ~4-7th century BCE, during the ages when Khorezm achieved its independence. The fortresses are located on the hills quite close to each other and visitors are welcome to have a short overview tour in the monumental forts that currently are drowning in sands.
Transfer to the yurt camp.
Lunch at the camp.
Leisure and resting time in the evening.
By request take a camel ride.
Enjoy beautiful sunset views and starry sky at night.