This hiking tour is an unusual trip to the huge lake in the middle of the Kyzylkum Desert and the Nurata Mountains. You travel to the yurt camp, which is not far from the shores and can enter the world of nomadic life. You will stay in the yurt, surrounded by the endless desert, spend the evening at the fire under the starry sky and enjoy listening to live folk music. You make a short hike along the lake. There is also a unique opportunity in Nurata mountains, which is parallel to the lake, to make walking trips and to discover the ordinary life of the locals. Hiking around the village. This tour is an excellent experience for those who want to learn more about the nomadic lifestyle and love nature.
Samarkand- Nurata- Yangigazgan.
Drive to Nurata, a desert oasis.
Visit to an Alexandrian Fort and then on to a desert yurt camp.
Yangigazgan- Aidarkul Lake- Sentyap
Onward to Lake Aidarkul. A short walk.
Drive to the village Sentop. Discovery in the village.
Hiking in the valley Sentyap.
Drive to the village Ukhum.
Walking time: 5-6 hour, Highest Altitude 1100 m, Distance 14 km , Ascent 500 m , Descent 500 m
Hiking in the mountains. Walking from Ukhum village to Ashraf village. Transfer to Samarkand.
Walking time: 4 hour, Highest Altitude 1200 m, Distance 7,5 km , Ascent 250 m, Descent 250 m