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This is very strange that LonelyPlanet says - between Khiva and Bukhara is 480km, and $15 - very small sum for such distance. According to this post in Livejournal, one year ago such prices were to transfer: For the taxi - 25000 soms per person which is double less you were offered Bus between two towns - 13000-15000 soms. It will visit each village on his ...


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For travellers who might want to take this route – the road is now in awful condition (worse than the Pamir Highway!), and takes around 8 hours. I travelled it in July 2012, and had a good, quick driver: we 'only' needed 7.5 hours of accelerating/decelerating/bumping/hitting the ground... We saw mini-buses and a few buses on the road; they took something ...


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Turns out there's no direct easy way. Best way is to get a ticket to Beynou, and change an hour later for the train to Kungrad. From there local Uzbekistan transport will get one closer. I ended up getting a shared taxi from Kungrad to Nukus (10,000 soms), then decided to go via Khiva. Nukus to Khiva was 25000 soms in a shared taxi, and from there bus ...



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