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Adventure Horse Riding Holiday in Uzbekistan

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Immerse yourself in the amazing heritage of Uzbekistan. Discover the trails of Silk Road by horseback riding in the Tien Shan mountains. This extraordinary moment full of sensation is a unique experience you can have. This trip will allow you to admire the natural and architectural splendors of the Silk Road.

Key information

  • Rider Weight Limit: 209 pounds / 95 kilograms
  • Horse Height Range: 2.30m
  • Tack Type: Russkiy saddles
  • Horse Breed: local horses such as Mongolian horses, smaller

Meet the instructors

Adkham
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Highlights

  • 5 - 7 hours on horseback per day
  • Horse riding in the mountain and visit of the ancient cities
  • 5 days riding through the variety of landscapes of Uzbekistan
  • Knowledgeable trekking guide included
  • Full board: National or Uzbek food, always with water and one bottle of wine
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Transport with air conditioning

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: French, German, Italian
Group size: 2-10 participants
Airport transfer included: Tashkent International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
07:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

During the tour, you will stay in the following hotels or other places of similar qualities:

  • Tashkent: Hotel Rakat Plaza (four stars)
  • Chimgan Mountains: in a tent
  • Bukhara: Hôtel Malika Bukhara (four stars)
  • Nurata Mountains: homestay
  • Samarkand: Hotel Diyora (four stars)

Program

Enjoy a new experience with all comfort. This vacation is perfect for those seeking the mountains and cultural tour. The program is also suitable for those seeking a longer stay in Uzbekistan. Join this fantastic horse riding holiday for intermediate and advanced riders. You will be riding through the typical landscape of Tian Shan Mountains. You will explore the exquisites colors and monuments of Uzbekistan.

Itinerary

Day 1: Tashkent

Upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, you will be met by a guide who will accompany you and you will be checked into the hotel. Breakfast will be served. The full trip to Tashkent will be divided into old and new cities.

The old city refers to the old part of Tashkent city, which preserves the traditional Uzbek styles and memorial monuments: Kukaldash Madrasah (16th century) and Hast Imam complex – the Islamic heart of the country. This architectural complex consists of Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tilla Sheikh Mosque, Muyi Muborak Madrasah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, Namazgoh Mosque, as well as the new Khazrati Imam Mosque, and the mutilate building (the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan) built in 2007, Moya Mubarak Madrasah (16th century).

Moreover, the madrasah exhibits one of the Islamic relics - the Othman Quran, the world’s oldest Quran copy dating back to the 8th century. The Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four righteous Caliphs who succeeded the prophet Muhammad). Othman was killed by non-muslims in the 8th century. His blood spread over the Quran. You still can see blood drops on the Quran’s pages. Continue the visit to the Imam Bukhari Tashkent Islam University.

Then go around the new city of Tashkent. Visit Chorsu market, Amir Temur Square, Subway of Tashkent then visit the Tashkent Tower (TV tower) to see the panorama of Tashkent and go around the magic city full of wonders. You will then be transferred to the hotel. The overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Beldersay - Nurekata (12 kilometers, 4 - 5 hours on horseback)

After breakfast, you take the road to the Chimgan mountains which are at the east of Tashkent. The suburb Chimgan (a picturesque village surrounded by spectacular mountains to organize a blissful holiday here) is 80 km from Tashkent and you get there after an hour and a half drive.

You meet the horses at the entrance to the Beldersay gorges (1650 meters altitude). You start horseback riding in direction of the Tchet Koumbel pass (1950 meters altitude). After 3 hours on horseback, you stop to have lunch (picnic in nature).

You take the road again towards the gorges of Nurekata (1500 meters altitude). You follow the Nurekata river with breathtaking wild landscapes. At the end of the afternoon, you stop to set up a camp. You will have dinner around the campfire and spend the night under the tent.

Day 3: Nurekata - Mirzabay pass - Ming Djiki - Karangur (15 kilometers, 6 - 7 hours on horseback)

After breakfast, you take the horses towards Karangur. In the morning you will climb the Mirzabay mountains (2422 meters above sea level). About noon, you arrive at the Mirzabay pass (2200 meters altitude) and you make a stop to rest the horses and have lunch (picnic in nature).

You continue hiking on the Mirzabay ridge and at the foot of the Ming Djilki mountains (2842 meters). After 3 hours on horseback, you arrive at the mountains at Karangur. You set up the camp at the foot of the Karangur summit (2942 meters above sea level). You will have a splendid 360° view from your camp, especially on the Pulatkhan plateau (2823 meters above sea level), on the Chimgan peaks, and the others all around. You will have dinner around the campfire and spend the night under the tent.

Day 4: Karangur - Pulathan - Karangur (23 kilometers, 6 - 7 hours on horseback)

Breakfast, then continue to the third day of hiking. You take the direction of the Pulathan plateau (2823 meters altitude) and will make a round trip during the day. Have a picnic in nature on the Pilathan plateau. Afterward, return to the camp. You will have dinner around the campfire and spend the night under the tent.

Day 5: Karangur - Aktakhta - Aksakata (24 kilometers, 6 - 7 hours on horseback)

After breakfast, you descend to the Aksakata river. Then you descend to the Karangu River and continue the track to the foot of Mount Teshik Tash (2426 meters). Have a picnic in nature at the foot of Teshik Tash.

You continue to descend following the river to the Kachkasuv river (1600 meters), then set up the camp where the Kachaksuv empties into the Aksakata River. You will have dinner around the campfire and spend the night under the tent.

Day 6: Aksakata - Chakcham - Tashkent (17 kilometers, 4 - 5 hours on horseback)

After breakfast, you go towards the Chakcham village following the river. Have picnic in nature at the place where Aksakata and Nurekata rivers join. You arrive at Chakcham (1000 meters altitude) in the afternoon. You say goodbye to your horses and return to Tashkent. Check-in at the hotel. You will have dinner at the local restaurant and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Bukhara

Have breakfast, then transfer to the train station at 7 a.m. to take the train at 8 a.m. Arrive in Bukhara at 11:40 a.m. Transfer to the hotel. You go around one of the ancient and famous places of Bukhara: the mausoleums of Ismail Samani and Chashma-Ayub the citadel of Ark, the most ancient traces would date from the beginning of the 17th century.

In the afternoon, you visit Ulugbek as well as Abdulazizkhan madrassahs. The whole of Poi Kalyan is composed of three monuments: The Kalyan minaret, the Mir Arab mederessa, and the Great Mosque.

Have lunch in a local restaurant. The visit continues with the discovery of the set of ‘‘Lyabi Khaouz’’meaning ‘‘the reservoir’’ around which stand monuments such as the Koukeldash medersa, the Nadir medersa, Divanbegi, and the great Khanaka. The tour continues with a possible break in order to make a stop to have tea or refresh yourself in a Chai Khana, a local tea room, at the edge of a pond. After visits: The Magoki-Attari mosque, the medieval markets (Toki Sarrafon, Toki Telpakfuruchon, Tim of Abdullakhon, Toki Zargaron). You will have dinner at the local restaurant between 7 and 8 p.m. and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 8: Bukhara - Samarkand

Have breakfast, then you proceed to visit the mausoleum of Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi (1544) – which is one of the most important Muslim shrines. The Mausoleum of Saint Bakhouddin Naqshbandi is considered the Central Asian Mekka. Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa (XIX century mid) – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir. Chor Minor mosque. And at 3 p.m. you will transfer to the train station and depart to Samarkand. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. in time for dinner. Have a night stay in Samarkand.

Day 9: Samarkand

Have breakfast. Transfer to the train station and you take the fast-speed train “Afrosiyob” to Samarkand at 7:30 a.m. Arrival at 9:10 a.m. You visit the mausoleum of Amir Temur as well as you can see and take photos in front of Amir Temur statue located in Boulevard street and then move to the majestic square of Registan (sandy place) in the morning. The visitors follow one another with the Siyob market and the Bibi-Khanum mosque after a walk on the street in Tashkent.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Shakhi-Zinda necropolis, a huge cemetery formed around the tomb of Qussam ibn Abbas, the nephew of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.v), and then you discover the ruins of Ulugbek Observatory. You will have dinner at the local restaurant and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 10: Samarkand (departure day)

Transfer to the airport at 3 a.m. There will be a flight to Istanbul at 5:45 a.m. if you're planning to take it.

Instructors

Adkham Kholdorov

Location

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea
  • Alcoholic beverages

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Paleo diet
  • Yogic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • The accompanying guide throughout the trip
  • The mountain guide during the hike
  • Tents and hiking equipment
  • Cook service and kitchen equipment
  • Horse rental
  • Entrance fees to sites and museums
  • The meals provided in the program
  • Train tickets Tashkent - Bukhara; Bukhara - Samarkand
  • 9 nights accommodation in hotels and tents
  • VAT

What's not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Uzbek visa fees
  • International flights
  • Personal sleeping bag

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Tashkent International Airport Airport transfer included: Tashkent International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

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