ROAD TRIP TO NUKUS -
- Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara: mostly good. Generally 80 km/h average except in built up areas with lower speed and greater caution required on Samarkand Qarshi sector due to winding roads and hills.
- Bukhara – Khiva: previously the first 70km or so was potholed, then there was new road all the way to Turtkul followed by more potholes to Urgench, after that it is smooth sailing to Khiva. Road however being upgraded over last year or so, now expected to be much better. Sand drifts in desert sector always an issue.
- Khiva – Nukus – Muynak: After Nukus bumpy, but not too bad. Can do 60km/hr except in built up areas or during busy agricultural periods.