Uzbekistan trip: Tour 3
Uzbekistan trip: Tour 3
Day 1: Tashkent
Uzbekistan is happy to see you on a tour. When you land at Tashkent international airport you will be met by the driver and have a city tour in Tashkent. We will visit Independence square. It is a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. Afterwards we will walk to Broadway. Then we will see the grand Tashkent metro where the first line opened in 1977. The next destination is visiting Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that contain several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most outstnading part of the tour is the Othman Quran which deliberated to be the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th
century. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Nukus (domestic flight)
In the morning is a flight to Nukus from Tashkent. On land, we will visit the Museum of Savitsky where we can see the masterpieces of forbidden art. Russian avant-garde images of 20th
century such as Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group are placed there. The museum composed these artworks by the curator of Karakalpakstan state museum of art. He has got the prohibited by state works from illegal soviet artists and sometimes for free. He kept them and after sometime he lastly presented them in this reserved central Asian art-house. We will visit Mizdakhan necropolis that used to be ancient city. From 4th century BC till about 14th century AD this area was detained all the time. Chilpyk - Zoroastrian ancient monument that is 2200 years old your succeeding place to esteem. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Nukus - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva
Today we will travel to the oldest city in Uzbekistan. This city is thoroughly associated with the history of the mythical Khorezmshah's State with its capital in Urgench. Khiva was labelled as a trading center on the Silk Road in the 10th
century. The road expired to China that's why caravans stopped here. This exclusive city has been reserved and cultivated to pass via generations. Afterwards we will walk Ayaz Qala and Turpak Qala Ayaz Qala is not just a stronghold it's an ancient castle of Khorezm that was termed by a Turkic folklore hero who was a warrior-slave. It was built in II century AD. Artav was Korezmian ruler who lived in the imperial city - Tuprak Qala. It means "Clay fort". This stronghold was built in the I or II century AD. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Khiva
In the morning is a city tour in Khiva. Our dear travelers will visit Ichan Qala, round with stout walls. Guests will admire old buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan Sarais and Bathhouses. In Ichan Qala there are more than 400 traditional dwelling and about 60 monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala underway to be ancient and architectural maintaining area. The most farfetched part here is Kunya Ark fortress that was built in the 17th
century and discovered by Muhammad Arang Khan. Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, a wonderful example of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s was also found by him. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Khiva - Bukhara
Today is transfer to Bukhara. Bukhara is a "town museum" that has more than 140 architectural monuments. Bukhara is the city that goes to the middle ages. The whole city is made of green and narrow streets, big parks and attractive gardens, historical and architectural monuments in spite of fitting to different epochs they locate very close to each other. We will see Kizilkum desert as well as Amu Darya River that is measured to be the deepest river in the Central Asia. The river molded because of the fusion of the two rivers from Tajiistan - Panj and Vakhsh, and flowing into Aral Sea. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 6: Bukhara
Today we will have a sightseeing tour. We will visit the 4th
century as Citadel Ark. The most ancient citadel there is used to be a palace for several dynasties Bukhara Empire. The masterpiece of architect fits to 9th- 10th
century is Samanids mausoleum. Then we will visit Chasma Ayub or Job's Well and mosque that contains of forty column named by Abu - Fabyud Khan of Bukhara governor - Bolo Hauz mosque. Travelers will visit shopping domes and the well-known madrasah of Bukhara - Nodir Divan Begi. Nodir Divan Begi is part that belongs to Lyabi Kalon Ensemble. Then visit Poi Kalon complex. It is a Complex with estimable architecture of art of Bukhara. The complex has three structure (12th
centuries) they are Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and the last one is Mir Arab Madrasah. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bukhara - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
Amir Timur's source is your sight here in the town Shahrisabs. We will have an opportunity to see the Ak Saray Palace. See lovely and superb palace and an interesting fact that it was built by Amir Timur. There is a writing on the main portal of the palace: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings" Afterwards see Jahongir's mausoleum dedicated to the eldest son of the Amir Timur. Jahongir died at the age of 20 years. Amir Timur's sorrow continued for a long time many say that it was continued 30 years. In addition, you will see Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat commemorative complexes where all Amir Timur's descendants and relatives were laid to rest. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 8: Samarkand
Today is a city tour of Samarkand. Samarkand. It is located in the valley of the river Zerafshan and measured to be second largest city in Uzbekistan with the age alike to the Babylon or Rome. In Samarkand you will see Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. We will see the Madrasahs (15th
) that will not leave anyone indifferent because of their magnificence and wonderful beauty. See Shakhi Zindeh comprised to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This complex modelled as a collection of mausoleums (11th
). Then you will see Bibi Khanum mosque dedicated to the favorite wife of Tamerlan. Night is in a hotel.
Day 9: Samarkand - Tashkent
Samarkand city has a lot of place to see and esteem its beauty. See Ulighbek observatory built at the 15th
century by himself. He was one of the well-known rulers and scientist of Samarkand. Using this laboratory, he found about 1018 blissful bodies in his manual "Zidji Guragoni" that he available in 1437. He was murdered by his own son. Afterwards we will travel to Broadway Street where you can admire seeing souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. See the National bazaar Siab where you can find Uzbek traditional handmade products and sweets. In addition, you will enjoy seeing a factory where around 400 women sew handmade carpet. Night is in a hotel.
Day 10: Tashkent - Departure
Transfer to Tashkent international airport. Have a safe flight!
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax - 850 $
04 pax - 670 $
06 pax - 575 $
08 pax - 605 $
10 pax - 560 $
Single - 135 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 40 $
Half board - 80 $
Full board - 145 $
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 75 $ per person
English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva - 265 $ per group
English speaking escort guide - 580 $ per group
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Nukus - "Jipek jo'li" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- Train tickets (if any)
- Mineral water supply
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Entrances to all museums