Uzbekistan trip: Tour 4
Uzbekistan trip: Tour 4
Day 1: Tashkent
Uzbekistan is glad to see you on a tour. On arrival you will visit Independence square used to be a symbol of conquest over fascism in World War II. The next destination is visiting the local Broadway. Then we will see Tashkent metro which is the most beautiful subways in the world. First line was opened in 1977. The tour will be continued to the famous Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that contains of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. You can see the Othman Quran which is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th
century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who was killed in 8th
century. You can see his blood spred over the Quran pages. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand
Today you will be transferred to railway station of Tashkent for your train to Samarkand. Samarkand is found in the valley of the river Zerafshan and the second largest city of Uzbekistan. On arrival we will have a city tour and visit Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a complex of three fascinating Madrasahs of the 15-17th
centuries. Shakhi Zindeh signifies a rich collection of mausoleums of the 11th
-15 centuries. It is the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to the Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand
In the morning we will explore Samarkand city. We will visit Ulughbek observatory, built in 15th century by Ulughbek. He was one of the well-known Samarkand rulers and scientists. In 1437 he created the "Zidji Guragoni" catalog, containing information about 1018 celestial bodies. Regrettably, he was killed by order of his own son. We will walk laterally the Local Broadway enclosed by souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. We will visit National bazaar Siab, oriental bazaar and find Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. You can see handmade carpet factory where over 400 women sew carpets without using traditional techniques. Afterwards see Samarkand paper workshop where silk papers are produced. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
In the morning you will have train to Tashkent. You will have a city tour in Tashkent. We will visit Courage Monument which is a commemorative complex, placed to the abolition of the significances of the Tashkent earthquake. We will continue our tour to Zangi Ota memorial complex. According to legend, Zangi Oota was a shepherd and renowned for his sense. Then we will viist the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, entailing of fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Have a safe flight!
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax - 545 $
04 pax - 415 $
06 pax - 375 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 60 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 65 $
*Entrance fees - 35 $ available with escort guide only
English speaking guide - local 150 $ or escort 260 $ per group
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums