How to get to Hayat Ecotourism

Hayat Ecotourism is located in Forish district of Jizzakh province in central Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan’s main highway and railway line pass through Jizzakh so there are plenty of transport options available from major cities to Jizzakh. You may take a train from anywhere in the country to Jizzakh, it is also possible to reach Jizzakh by bus from Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, or other main cities. We can also organize a private transfer from your hotel in Tashkent, Samarkand, or Bukhara directly to our yurt camp (costs 40-75 USD per car).

From Tashkent to the yurt camp

Train and Bus

  • Take Afrosiab high-speed train, Shaq train, or any other slow train from Tashkent’s North (for Afrosiab) or South (for other trains) train stations to Jizzakh city (1,5-2,5 hours ride). The buses to Jizzakh leave from Tashkent Bus station (near Olmazor metro station) every 3 hours.
  • Once you arrive at the train or bus station in Jizzakh take a town taxi to ‘Gorod’ taxi rank (approx. 10 000 UZS).
  • From ‘Gorod’ taxi rank take a shared taxi (4 pax in a cab) to Bog’don (often referred to by the old name ‘Forish’). This 45-minute long taxi ride costs approx. 20 000 UZS/person. Please note that you will need to be dropped off along the road at the bus stop in Asmansay village (58km /45min ) on the way to Bog’don, so inform your driver in advance.
  • At the bus stop in Asmansay, take a private taxi to Sayyod village where our yurt camp is located (a 10 km ride costs approx. 40 000 UZS).

On request, we can also pick you up from Jizzakh train/bus station and transfer you directly to the yurt camp for 130 000 sums.

Shared Taxi

  • Take a shared taxi near ‘Tashkent Lada’ car service center near Olmozor Metro station to Bog’don (70 000 UZS/person, leaves with 4 passengers). The last taxi leaves around midday. Tell the driver that you are going to Sayyod village and he should drop you at the bus stop in Asmansay village (3,5 hours drive from Tashkent). Tell this while you are in Tashkent.
  • Once you arrive at the bus stop in Asmansay (along the main road) take private taxi to Sayyod village where our yurt camp is located (approx. 40 000 UZS).

From Samarkand to the yurt camp

Train and Bus

  • Take Afrosiab high-speed train, Shaq train or any other slow train from Samarkand’s train stations to Jizzakh city (1-1,5 hours ride). The buses to Jizzakh leave from Ulugbek Bus station (close to Ulugbek Observatory) every hour.
  • Once you arrive in the train or bus station in Jizzakh take a town taxi to ‘Gorod’ taxi rank (approx. 10 000 UZS).
  • From ‘Gorod’, take a shared taxi (4 pax in a cab) to Bog’don (often referred to by the old name ‘Forish’). This 45-minute long taxi ride costs approx. 20 000 UZS/person. Please note that you will need to be dropped off at the bus stop in Asmansay village (58km /45min ) on the way to Bog’don, so inform your driver in advance.
  • At the bus stop in Asmansay, take a private taxi to Sayyod village where our yurt camp is located (a 10 km ride costs approx. 40 000 UZS).

Shared Taxi

  • Take a shared taxi from ‘Ulugbek’ bus station in Samarkand to Stansiya taxi rank in Jizzakh city (50 000 UZS/person, leaves with 4 passengers).
  • Once you arrive in Jizzakh take a town taxi to ‘Gorod’ taxi rank (approx. 10 000 UZS). You may also ask your Samarkand driver to drop you off directly in Gorod for an additional fee (max 10 000 UZS extra).
  • From ‘Gorod’, take a shared taxi (4 pax in a cab) to Bog’don (often referred by old name ‘Forish’). This 45 minutes long taxi ride costs approx. 20 000 UZS/person. Please note that you will need to be dropped off at the bus stop in Asmansay village (58km /45min ) on the way to Bog’don, so inform your driver in advance.

From other cities to the yurt camp

The best means of transport is the train, so take the train from Navoi, Bukhara, Khiva, or any other city to Jizzakh and then follow our instructions above to get to the yurt camp. You may also take a bus from Navoi, Bukhara, or Khiva to get to Jizzakh.

If you need any assistance during your journey, please call

+99890 2650680

+99893 5584480

Hayat Ecotourism team wishes you a nice journey!