Explore Khiva in 2 days/1 night with a Private Guide
Along with Samarkand and Bukhara, Khiva is an important and the third often overlooked historical city in Uzbekistan. Trip to Khiva is fascinating - you can see high minarets, luxurious decoration of madrasah and palaces, unique mosques and hospitable people with smiles on their faces. Khiva is unique museum under open sky.
Ichan Kala, the inner fortress of Khiva was the last resting-place of caravans before crossing the desert.
Khiva is more than 2500 years old. The inner town has 26 hectares and was built according to the ancient traditions of Central Asian town building, closed by brick fortification walls that are up to ten meters high.
Tour to Toprakkala and Ayazkala - a desert fortresses on the Khorezm section of the Great Silk Road will open you the secret of history and ancient civilization which flourished there many centuries ago.
09:00 Meet and Greet at Urgench Airport, or other agreed upon location. Transfer to Khiva (35 minutes). Check-in hotel. Khiva City Tour - visit a UNESCO World Heritage site Ichan-Kala:
Mohammed Rahimkhan II Madrassah
Pahlavan Mahmood Mausoleum
Islam Khodja Minaret
Allakulikhan's and Kutlugmurad Inak's Madrassah
Overnight in Khiva.
Drive across Amu-Dariya river to Toprakkala and Ayazkala fortresses (100 km). Enjoy the view from the top of the fortress. Visit Ayzkala Yurt Camp. Camel Riding near the camp.
After dinner transfer to Urgench, or other agreed upon location. End of the tour.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
Walking in Khiva. Trip to fortresses and all transfers by van.
I can also accommodate larger groups by renting a bigger vehicle. This will involve an additional cost, so please contact me for the details.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
350000 soum - Payment for photo shootings, food and water.