Itinerary: Bukhara - Eco-centre "Jeyran" - Bukhara
Region: Uzbekistan, Bukhara region
Season: year round (exept November)
Best season: April - May
Information about the Ecocenter "Jeyran": In 45 km from Bukhara, near town Kagan, there is the Ecocenter "Jeyran" (gazelle), which was created in the middle of 70's years of last century.
Today the Ecocenter "Jeyran" is engaged in the breeding of rare species of animals such as gazelle, kulan, Przhevalsky horse, Bukhara mountain sheep and a winehorn goat (marhur). The scientific department of the center is engaged in studying animal biology, creating a genetic bank of rare species.
In the near future the Ecocenter intends to supplement the list of animals with new species - saiga, Bukhara deer, cheetah, hyena. Also, with the support of the state, the expansion of the Ecocenter territory is planned.
In total, more than 300 species of invertebrates are found on the territory. Of these, 6 species are listed in the Red Data Book of Uzbekistan. There is a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles. More than 300 species of birds can be observed on the territory of Ecocenter, some of which are included in Uzbekistan Red Book. But the largest number among the animal kingdom is mammals. There are 34 species of mammals in the Ecocenter. Among them are gazelle, kulan, Przhevalsky horse, Bukhara mountain sheep, marchur, long-livered hedgehog, frog-karoganka, dressing, steppe cat, large, midday and red-tailed gerbils, jerboas, etc.
Having visited Ecocentre "Jeyran", you will get acquainted with rare species of birds, fish, insects and animals.
08:00-09:00 - transfer from Bukhara to ecocenter "Jeyran" (45 km);
09:00-13:00 - walking excursion on the territory of the ecocenter. Route: aviary complex - lakes - 1 tower;
13:00-14:00 - lunch in the ecocenter;
14:00-15:00 - transfer to Bukhara.
Excursion distance: 5 km
Excursion duration: 4 hours
Note: The route is closed during jeyrans' period of birth in November.
Amateur photo/video allowed.
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Recommended UV protection:
2. sun block cream;
3. sun glasses;
Photo report of the visit to the Ecocenter "Jeyran" in April 2019