Hell’s gate

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights | Destination: Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan

DAY 1st Arrive to Samarkand

Arrive Samarkand by charter flight in the evening.
Your through JSG meet and hotel transfer.
O/N at Asia hotel, Samarkand.

DAY 2nd Samarkand

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Fullday city SS including Afrosiab museum, Amir Timur mausoleum, Bibi-Hanim mosque and Ulugbek observatory.
Lunch at L/R.
(Dinner will be by our arrangement)
O/N at Asia hotel, Samarkand.

DAY 3rd Samarkand – Tashkent – Nukus

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Tashkent (or Express train if there is).
Lunch at L/R and take HY-flight for Nukus in the evening. (17:30/19:15).
Upon arrival, hotel transfer.
Dinner and O/N at the best hotel, Nukus.

DAY 4th Nukus

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Full day visit of Toprak Kala, Ayaz Kala and Kirk Kiz Kala by coach.
Lunch at L/R.
Dinner and O/N at the best hotel, Nukus.

DAY 5th Nukus (border crossing) – Dashoguz

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the border and the border crossing to Turkmenistan.
4WD cars (3-clients each car) meet at the border and proceed to Kunya Urgench
Lunch at L/R and proceed Darwaza.
Visit “Hell’s gate” at Darwaza.
Picnic dinner and O/N at tent, Darwaza.

DAY 6th Dashoguz – Khiva

Picnic breakfast at the tent.
4WD transfer (3-clients each car) to Tashauz, lunch at L/R.
Crossing the border and proceed to Khiva by coach.
Dinner and O/N at Asia hotel, Khiva.

DAY 7th Khiva – Urgench – Tashkent

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit Akshaikhaba Observatory.
SS including Kunya Ark, Juma mosque and Islam Hoja Madrassa.
Lunch at L/R and transfer to Urgench airport.
Take evening flight for Tashkent.
Upon arrival, change into international flight depart at homecountry.

The price of tour in Uzbekistan part is includes

  • Accomodation on double/twin base at above mentioned hotels
  • FULL-BOARD base: 5 breakfasts + 4 lunches + 4 dinners (from breakfast on the 2nd day, till breakfast on 7th day)
  • All transfers and transportation throughout by 33-seats bus (16 and more PAX)
  • National English-speaking guide throughout the tour
  • All excursions and entrance fees to monuments as indicated in the program

The price of tour in Uzbekistan part is does not include

  • International flight’s ticket
  • Visa fee for Uzbekistan
  • - Ticket for domestic flight Urgench/Tashkent – should be booked and purchased together with the international flight of Uzbekistan Airways
  • Single supplement at the hotels
  • Tips for guides, drivers, and porters at hotels
  • All personal expenses: payment for photo cameras and video at monuments & luggage overweight.


This includes (TL FOC)

  • Visa support (invitation letter, registration, travel pass)
  • All overland transport by air-conditioned foreign-brand 4WD vehicles with driver, as per table
  • Accommodation based on private trekking tent (including foam sleeping mats, sleeping bags, pillows, foldable chairs and tables), including breakfast
  • English-speaking local guide services for full duration of program
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the program
  • Full board meals (combination picnic style, camp style, local restaurant/cafe (2 lunches and 1dinner) excluding soft drinks and alcoholic drinks
  • Bottled drinking water en route 1,5 l per person per day

To be paid in addition (TL FOC)

  • Supplement payment for non-English speaking guide services (pending confirmation of availability) 25 USD per day (Japanese)

This excludes (TL not FOC)

  • Turkmenistan tourist visa from 55+2 USD per person, when obtained at Shavat border post (subject to change; nationality dependent)
  • Turkmenistan migration tax 10+2 USD per person, to be paid at Shavat border post (subject to change)
  • Camera usage fees at
  • Tips for local guide and/or driver
  • Souvenirs and other personal items
  • All other charges not mentioned under the section “This includes” above

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