A taxi is chartered and it is one-way about 7 hours Khiva to Bukhara. Such a scene continues for 7 hours. charter cost -- US$50 When going to Bukhara from Khiva and going to Khiva from left-hand side and Bukhara, let's sit on right-hand side. It is burned by the sun.
I went by plane from Thailand, which was not to bad. Though the custom officials are very strict.
I only travelled to Samarkand, I went there by plane. The plane was pretty old with plastic seats, it didn't inspire much confidence. Though I've heard that the planes have been improved and are now upto standard.
I only travelled by car within Tashkent the capital, but if that is an example of the roads in Uzbekistan I wouldn't recommend travelling any long distances. There where some potholes the size of cars, and thats the capital.
When you come from Samarkand in a small bus you will get off just across the road from this subway station. This station is one of the edges of the Chilonzor Line of Tashkent's Subway system.
This is where we thought we were staying on our first visit to Bukhara - a charmingly restored old...more
Hotel Afrosiyab is a modern highrise buillding. It does not look very nice from outside. But it...more
Tashkent Palace Hotel has been the Le Meridien. It is a nice 4-star-hotel in Russian style. It looks...more