A city tour of Khiva will take you through an ancient, mysterious city founded more than 1500 years ago. Throughout the centuries it slowly transformed from an insignificant desert outpost to a major stopping point along the Silk Road, a prestigious khanate capital, and an infamous center for centuries of regional slave trade. Today Khiva is a sleepy city in the Khorezm region of Western Uzbekistan.
This two-day tour package will ensure that you see the very best that Khiva has to offer. Your first day will be spent within the city walls, where your private guide will explain the history and significance of each site you visit. On the second day you’ll explore the lesser-visited outer city. Your guide will drive you between locations and help you haggle for fair prices at the bazaar.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel, and after beginning your excursion at Kunya-Ark fortress, the inner citadel of Ichan Kala, you’ll continue on to some of Khiva’s most famous sites:
On day two of your Khiva City Tour you’ll get to explore Dishan Kala (Dishan-Qala) and the surrounding area. Your guide and driver will pick you up from your regional hotel to start day two of your Khiva tour:
Return to Ichan Kala for a stroll and souvenir shopping along its main street. End of Two-Day Khiva City Tour.Tour duration: approximately 4-5 hours