Acquaintance with the culture of Uzbekistan in 11 days Economy

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Description

This tour will acquaint you with the history and culture of Uzbekistan, with Uzbek cuisine, as well as with the traditions of the local population.

Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights Сities: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Ferghana, Margilan.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Arrival in Tashkent.

    Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Khiva

    Morning flight to Khiva (1000 km, 1 hour 45 min.).

    Arrival to Urgench.

    Drive to Khiva.

    Full day at UNESCO World Heritage object, Ichan-Kala Fortress is a living museum in the open air.

    Ichan-Kala Fortress

    Sightseeing tour in Khiva with a guide. You will visit the Kunya Ark Citadel,

    Kunya Ark Citadel

    Tash-Hovli Palace,

    Tash-Hovli Palace

    Madrasah Muhammad Aminhan,

    Madrasah Muhammad Aminhan

    Madrasah Muhammad Rahimhan,

    Madrasah Muhammad Rahimhan

    Kalta Minor,

    Kalta Minor

    Juma Mosque,

    Juma Mosque

    Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmud,

    Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmud

    Minaret of Islam-Hoja.

    Minaret of Islam-Hoja

    Free time in the afternoon.

    Dinner with folklore show.

    Overnight in the city of Khiva.

  • Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara

    In the morning leave Khiva and go to Bukhara (480 km, 7-8 hours).

    On the way stop in the village and explore the life of local residents. The Great Silk Road, once paved through Bukhara and Khiva, ran through the desert of Kyzyl-Kum, like the present road.

    Stop on the route to enjoy the view of the Amu Darya River and the desert.

    Arrival in Bukhara in the late afternoon, check-in at the hotel.

    Time to rest.

    Overnight in the city of Bukhara.

  • Day 4: Bukhara

    Excursion for the whole day with a guide in the Old Town. You will visit Lyabi-Khauz ensemble,

    Lyabi-Khauz ensemble

    Magoki-Attori mosque,

    Magoki-Attori mosque

    Chor-Minor madrasah,

    Chor-Minor madrasah

    trading domes,

    trading domes

    Kalyan minaret,

    Kalyan minaret

    Kalyan mosque and Miri-Arab madrasah,

    Miri-Arab madrasah

    madrasahs of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan,

    madrasah of Ulugbek

    Ark Fortress,

    Ark Fortress

    Bolo-Hauz mosque,

    Bolo-Hauz mosque

    mausoleum of Ismail Samani and holy spring Chashma-Ayub.

    Chashma-Ayub

    Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa is the summer residence of the last emir of Bukhara, a unique site that combines eastern and Russian architecture.

    Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa

    Further, mausoleum of Bahuddin Naqshbandi

    mausoleum of Bahuddin Naqshbandi

    and necropolis of Chor-Bakr.

    necropolis of Chor-Bakr

    Overnight in the city of Bukhara.

  • Day 5: Bukahara - Samarkand

    Early breakfast at the hotel.

    8:00 Transfer to Samarkand (200 km, 3-4 hours).

    Stop at the ceramics museum in Gijduvan to see how to make handmade ceramics.

    12:30 Arrival in Samarkand.

    13:00 Lunch at the Uzbek restaurant.

    Visit to memorial complex of Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari.

    memorial complex of Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari

    Dinner.

    Overnight in the city of Samarkand.

  • Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent

    08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

    Excursion: Saint Daniel Tomb is the only place in Central Asia that Muslims, Jews and Christians consider to be a sacred place in their religion.

    Saint Daniel Tomb

    Mausoleum of Emir Gur, burial place of Tamer Lang and other princesses of his family.

    Mausoleum of Emir Gur

    Registan Square, the heart of Samarkand, consisting of the Madrasah of Ulugbek, the Sher-Dor Madrasah and Tilla-Kori Madrasah.

    Registan Square

    Bibi Khanum mosque, once the largest mosque in Central Asia, was erected by order of Tamerlane after its victorious Indian campaign in 1399.

    Bibi Khanum mosque

    Necropolis Shahi-Zinda (the Living King), a place of pilgrimage from XI century.

    Necropolis Shahi-Zinda

    Lunch and shopping at the famous East Bazaar - Siab.

    Siab bazaar

    Transfer to the station.

    17:00-19:00 Departure of high-speed train "Afrosiob" to Tashkent (300 km, 2 hours).

    Arrival in Tashkent and transfer to the restaurant for dinner.

    Check-in at the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Tashkent

    10:00 Visiting sacred places of Tashkent: ensemble "Khazrat Imam". Here you can see the oldest manuscript of Uzbekistan, the famous Muslim heritage - the Koran of Osman, which has a certificate of authenticity from UNESCO.

    ensemble

    Madrasah Kukeldash, located on Chorsu Square, was built in the 16th century during the reign of the Sheibanikhan dynasty. Now it's a college where the basics of Islam are taught.

    Madrasah Kukeldash

    Chorsu Bazaar is an oriental bazaar where you can really bargain.

    Chorsu Bazaar

    13:00 Lunch.

    Museum of Applied Art,

    Museum of Applied ArtMuseum of History, White Mosque.

    White Mosque

    Overnight in the city of Tashkent.

  • Day 8: Tashkent - Kokand - Ferghana

    Breakfast in the hotel.

    08:05 Train to Kokand. (4 hours 02 minutes).

    Arrival at 12:07 and start the city tour. You will visit: Khudoyarkhan Palace,

    Khudoyarkhan Palace

    Juma Mosque, Norbutbiy Madrasah.

    Norbutbiy Madrasah

    Dinner.

    Visit the village to see the life and traditions of a traditional family that produces woolen carpets.

    A trip to the city of Fergana, a walk in the park.

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Dinner at the restaurant.

    Overnight in Ferghana.

  • Day 9: Ferghana - Margilan - Tashkent

    Breakfast in the hotel.

    Moving to Margilan and visiting Khoja Ahmad madrasah, where small shops of ceramic dishes, silk carpets and woolen scarves, traditional magnets and antique handmade souvenirs are now housed in hujras (classes and cabinets).

    Khoja Ahmad madrasah

    A trip to Yodgorlik is a silk-weaving factory where you can see the process of silk production "Ikat".

    Yodgorlik

    Visit to Kumtep bazaar - the largest wholesale market in Ferghana.

    Train to Tashkent at 16:05.

    Arrival to Tashkent at 20:45.

    Dinner and transfer to the hotel.

    Overnight in Tashkent.

  • Day 10: Tashkent - Chimgan - Tashkent

    07:00-09:00 Breakfast in the hotel cafe.

    Interesting lectures on the legendary cities of Uzbekistan.

    09:00 Trip to the mountains of Chimgan and later to the Charvak lake. Chimgan is the most popular ski resort in Uzbekistan, located on the slopes of the Chatkal range of the Western Tien Shan, 80 km from Tashkent. A trip on the lift (cable car, 2870 m above sea level).

    Chimgan

    Lunch in nature, barbecue.

    Trip to the Charvak lake, which is a popular resort in the Tashkent region. Thousands of tourists from all regions of Uzbekistan and neighboring countries visit this reservoir.

    Charvak lake

    Free time at the Charvak lake.

    In the evening back to Tashkent.

    Farewell dinner in a traditional Uzbek restaurant, show belly dancing.

    Overnight in Tashkent.

  • Day 11: Tashkent

    Departure from the hotel.

    Transfer to Tashkent International Airport.

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Budget
Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost
2 pers. 3 pers. $1027 *
4 pers. 5 pers. $767 *
6 pers. 7 pers. $675 *
8 pers. 9 pers. $627 *
10 pers. 11 pers. $636 *
12 pers. 13 pers. $626 *
14 pers. 15 pers. $606 *
16 pers. 17 pers. $613 *
18 pers. 19 pers. $598 *
20 pers. 21 pers. $587 *
Different number of people in your group? TBD *

* Requesting a price does not oblige you to buy a tour. You can send a request for different tours and choose the most suitable option.

What's included
  • Accommodation in twin rooms;
  • Free bottles of mineral water (0.5 litre bottle of mineral water per person per day);
  • Visa support (invitation);
  • Meals: full board;
  • Professional guide services in Russian, English or German;
  • All excursions along the route;
  • All transfers on the route on transport with air conditioning;
    Railway tickets;
  • 100% discount for group leader for groups of more than 10 people;
  • Tourist fee;
  • All taxes.
What’s not included
  • Additional services in hotels;
  • Local air ticket Tashkent-Urgench;
  • Consular fees for a visa to Uzbekistan;
  • Payment for photos and videos in some sights;
  • Personal insurance;
  • International air tickets.
Conditions

Accomodation:

Cities

Hotels

Tashkent

Uzbekistan Hotel

Bukhara

Fatima/Volida

Samarkand

Malika Classic

Khiva

Euro Asia

Ferghana

Ziyorat Hotel

Additional services

Supplement for single accommodation: 180 USD.


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