CAR TOUR 20 DAYS

Amazing Combined car tour is the complex and eventful for those who want to see everything at once. In each country, you will experience culture, architecture and way of living.

 

In Kyrgyzstan, you will enjoy incredible nature, celestial mountains, Alpine lakes, high altitude passes, and very changing road conditions. In Uzbekistan, you will be amazed by architectural monuments of ancient religious cultures, well-preserved Great Cities of the Silk Road. Kazakhstan will show you not only its main sights, but also long distance roads through incredibly interesting endless steppes and sprawling desert landscapes. After “Stan” countries, you will be in Russia, where you will be acquainted with the very different culture and nature. Discover Russia by Car and experience the endless country. In Ukraine, explore the country and sightseeing on the way, with friendly people who will overwhelm you with their legendary hospitality.

Therefore, within the combined Car tour, you will visit multiple countries of the region, and the varied tour program will allow you to see the most interesting things and sites!

 

Useful information

• Season: May - September

• Duration: 19 nights/ 20 days

• Type of tour: car tour

• Altitude: from -25m to 3800m

• Flight: TK, KC

• Accommodation: hotel/guesthouse/

• Visa: www.mfa.gov.kg;

  www.mfa.kz; www.mfa.uz; www.ruvisa.online;

  www.mainvisa.com.ua

• Currency: Som (KGS); Tenge (KZT);

  Sum (UZS); Ruble (RUB); Hryvnia (UAH);

• Time zone: GMT / UTC +2; +3; +4; +5;

ITINERARY:

Day 1 TORUGART-NARYN

Meet the group at Kyrgyz-China border “Torugart” and drive to Naryn. Torugart pass is normally snow-free from May to September months. Naryn-Torugart road is problematic from mid-November to early March.

The customs and immigration facilities are open from about 10.00AM to 17.00PM, except Saturday and Sunday and national holidays of China (1-7 October) and Kyrgyzstan (1-10 May, 29-31 August), the lunch time: 13.30-15.00, from May to late October customs facilities are open for tourists groups. Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.

Day 2 NARYN-BISHKEK

After breakfast, drive to Bishkek. En route, visit Burana Tower. Lunch en route.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Bishkek.

Day 3 BISHKEK

After early breakfast, drive to “Dordoi” market for shopping. Lunch at local restaurant in Bishkek.

After lunch city tour in Bishkek, visit Ala-Too central square, Panfilov Park, Oak Park, Osh Bazaar, TZUM soviet style shopping mall. Dinner at local restaurant in Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 BISHKEK-OSH

After early breakfast, drive to Osh. Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at the guesthouse.

Day 5 OSH-TASHKENT

After early breakfast, short CSS in Osh. Visit Suleyman Mountain, Museum (3 stored Yurt-museum).

Drive to Kyrgyz-Uzbek border “Dostuk”, after border formalities drive to Tashkent. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 TASHKENT-SAMARKAND

After breakfast at the hotel visit “Chorsu” bazaar. After lunch at local restaurant, drive to Samarkand. Arrive in Samarkand. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Samarkand.

Day 7 SAMARKAND

Visit to Gur Emir (in Tajik - Tomb of the emir) – mausoleum of Timur and the Timurids, Bibi Khanym Mosque and Siab market. After lunch at local restaurant, visit to Shakhi Zinda (The Living King) – necropolis of Samarkand rulers and nobles. Also, visit Registan Square, Ulugbek Observatory Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Samarkand.

Day 8 SAMARKAND-BUKHARA

Arrive in Bukhara. City tour. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Bukhara. Meals: B, L, D

Day 9 BUKHARA-KHIVA

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Khiva.

Day 10 KHIVA

Khiva CSS.  Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Khiva.

Day 11 KHIVA-NUKUS

Arrive in Nukus. Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Nukus. Meals:B, L, D.

Day 12 NUKUS-KARAKALPAKIYA

After breakfast drive to “Karakalpakiya” village which is 15km to Tazhen\Karakalpakiya (the Kazakh-Uzbek border). Overnight in double-sleeping tents.

Day 13 KARAKALPAKIYA-ATYRAU

After early breakfast in local houses, drive to the uzbek-kazakh border, after formalities drive to Atyrau via Beineu and Kulsary. Lunch en route. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel Chagala in Atyrau.

Day 14 ATYRAU-ASTRAKHAN

Cross the border into Russia • drive to Astrakhan

Upon arrival in Astrakhan, enjoy dinner at the hotel or at the nearby local restaurant.

Day 15 ASTRAKHAN

Full day city tour of Astrakhan. Located in southwestern Russia, in the Volga Delta. Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 16 ASTRAKHAN • DRIVE TO VOLGODONSK VIA ELISTA & ZIMOVNIKI

Drive to Volgodonsk. Stop along the way in Elista. Dinner at local restaurant in Volgodonsk. After dinner, check-in to the hotel for an overnight.

Day 17 VOLGODONSK • VORONEZH -CROSS BORDER INTO UKRAINE • DRIVE TO KHARKOV

Ukrainian local guide and support vehicle will meet the group on the Ukrainian side of the border. Continue onward to Kharkov. Upon arrival to Kharkov, check in to the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 18 KHARKOV - KIEV

Short city tour of Kharkov. Begin the drive to Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev. Journey onwards to Kiev. Check in to the hotel upon arrival. Enjoy dinner at the hotel restaurant and an overnight.

Day 19 KIEV

City tour in Kiev. Dinner this evening at the local restaurant. Return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 20 KIEV - LVOV

After breakfast at the hotel, set out over land for the city of Lvov. The drive today is approximately 545 km and will take around 6 hours. Stop along the way in the city of Rovno for lunch. Rovno is a city of nearly 250,000 in northwest Ukraine, in the region that used to be called Volhynia. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel for an overnight.