Duration: 11 days, 10nights
Group size: 4people and more
Season: All year round
Welcome to Uzbekistan! Uzbekistan is a very ancient land located in the heart of Central Asia between the two largest rivers- Amu Darya and Sir Darya . It has been the most important trade route in history, between the East and the West. You will discover masterpieces of architecture and colorful history.
Day 1: Tashkent
After your arrival you will pass through immigration, and you will be transferred to your hotel.Tashkent the capital of Uzbekistan,largest city of Central Asia. Tashkent in the Uzbek for “stone town” Overnight.
Day 2: Tashkent
You will spend a full day exploring charming Tashkent on a city tour. Chorsu Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest markets in central Asia. 16th century Kulkedash Medressa – an Islamic school. The Khazrati-Imom complex with Kaffal Shoshi mausoleum, Barak-khan madrassa and the old, original Usman Coran. The History Museum of the People of Uzbekistan will offer you a great introduction to the country and the region in general. Amir Timur Square is the main square in town. Tashkent subway one of the most charming subway in the world. After city tour see a ballet or opera at the National Theatre.
Day 3: Tashkent-Urgench
After early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport, for the flight to Urgench. After arrival, you will be picked up and driven to the fabled city of Khiva. (Way 30km) After accommodation city tour. Khiva is impressive city museum under open sky. You feel yourself in the “Thousand and one nights”
Day 4: Khiva-Bukhara
After early breakfast drive 450 kilometres to Bukhara through the Kyzyl-Kum (Red Sands Desert), the largest desert area in central Asia You will also meet the Amu Darya River, which was once known as the Oxus. You will arrive in the holy city of Bukhara and enjoy a free afternoon by yourself.
Day 5: Bukhara
Holy Bukhara is A UNESCO World Heritage city. Start by visiting the Ismail Samani Mausoleum, resting place of the founder of the Saminid Dynasty, the Chashma Ayub Mausoleum,.after walk to the ruins of the Ark Fortress. It is the ancient heart of the city.Visit Bolo-Khauz Mosque, was the emirs’ official place of worship, Poikalon complex: the Kalon Minaret, Kalon Mosque and Mir-i-Arab Medressa, and Ulugbek and Abdul Aziz Khan Medressa.
After long tour have a tea in a traditional chay-khana- tea-house
Day 6: Bukhara
After breakfast visit to covered bazaars. There are three of these trading domes: Taki Telpak Furushon, Taki Sarrafon, Taki Zargaron. After visit the Maghoki-Attar is the oldest mosque in central Asia.
Sitorai Mohi- Hosa was the summer palace of the last emir. Combination of local and European architecture. In the evening Folklore Show in Nadir Devon Begi madrassa
Day 7: Bukhara-Aydar-Kul(Yurt camp operates from april till november) In the morning drive to yurt camp located in Kyzyl-kum desert. Arrive in Aydar Yurt Camp, accommodation in yurt. You will stay in the kazakh yurt decorated finelyVisit Aydar lake for swimming. Picnic near the lake. Camel riding and free time. In the evening after dinner near the camp fire with Kazakh akin singing folk songs. Overnight in the yurt.
Day 8: Aydar-Kul – Samarkand
After breakfast departure to Nur-ata.Visit “Chashma ”complex: Friday mosque, Nur-ata cemetery, spring and well. “Nur” fortress was built in the 4th century by Alexander the Great. After tour drive to Samarkand. Arrival at Samarkand. Accomodation. Free time. Overnight.
Day 9: Samarkand
You will enjoy a day with Samarkand tour, a city of blue domes, famous as beauty of East. Visit spectacular Registan Square, Gur-Emir Mausoleum, tomb of Temerlane.. Visit remains of Bibi-Khahum mosque,Ulugbek observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, central Samarkand bazaar and Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Samarkand-Tashkent
After breakfast drive to Tashkent (5hours, 280kms) Arrival and accommodation Tashkent Hotel. Free time.
Day 11: Tashkent
Transfer to the airport. End of the tour
Tashkent: Shodlik Palace, Uzbekistan and similar
Samarkand: Afrosiob hotel, Malika Classic and similar
Bukhara: Siyavush, Atlas, Kabir and similar
Khiva: Malika, Orient Star, Old Khiva and similar
Tour Price includes:
– Hotel accommodation in double / twin sharing rooms;
-Tour-escort along the tour
– Full transportation service
– Visa support to enter Uzbekistan
-Folklore performance in Nadir Devon Begi at Bukhara
– Air tickets for local flight;
– Entrance fees to the museums
-Dinner (half board)
Tour Price does not include:
– Air tickets for international flights;
– visa fee
-photo fees at the museums