Desert train to Urgench/Khiva

Thursday 2005-09-22

Today in the evening we left Bukhara.

Train trip:
Bukhara 18:45 - Navoj 21:06
Navoj 00:10 - Urgench 11:45

Station Bukhara:

The first part was on the overnight train Bukhara - Tashkent:

In Navoj we got off and waited for the train to Urgench, which came from Tashkent.

Next morning we were crossing the Kizil-Kum desert:

Bridge over the Amu-Darya river:

Arrival at Urgench:

From Urgench it's about 30 kilometers to Khiva. There are frequent buses: