Arts and Crafts of Uzbekistan - Tour from Ferghana to Tashkent (Premuim)

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The origins of craft in Uzbekistan go back to ancient times. Archaeological excavations testify to the existence of highly developed craft among the peoples of the Central Asian interfluve between more than two thousand years ago.

The entire long period of feudalism was characterized by the wide development of craft, which was the only form of industrial activity until the accession of Central Asia to Russia, when industry appeared.

Start of the tour: Ferghana Accommodation: 4-5 star.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights Сities: Ferghana, Margilan, Rishtan, Bukhara, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Tashkent.
  • Day 1: Moscow - Tashkent

    Arrival at 17:10, meeting with the sign DOLORES TRAVEL SERVICES.

    Transfer and hotel accommodation.

    Free time.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Kokand - Rishtan - Ferghana

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    07:00. Transfer by train to the Ferghana Valley (315 km through a mountain pass that connects Ferghana region with other regions of Uzbekistan). The road passes through colorful mountain roads, and Kamchik pass at an altitude of 2300 m above sea level.

    12:15. Stop in the city of Kokand. Visit to Khudoyar Khan Palace, Jami Mosque.

    Moving to the city of Rishtan, visiting the house of the famous potter and master of ceramics Rustam Usmanov, whose works are presented at world exhibitions of masters of ceramics.

    Then transfer to the city of Ferghana (75 km)

    Arrival, hotel accommodation.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Ferghana - Margilan - Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to the city of Margilan. Visit the madrasah Said Ahmadhoja, local artisans who produce silk and carpets work in the madrasah.

    Visiting the local bazaar and the silk factory - Yodgorlik, here you will be introduced to the process of producing silk fabrics, the main pride is Ikat fabric.

    15:15. Transfer to Tashkent by train, class Sharq.

    21:15. Arrival, meeting and transfer to the hotel.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Tashkent - Bukhara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure to Bukhara by train according to the schedule and availability.

    Arrival in Bukhara.

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Accommodation at the hotel at 14:00.

    Tour of Bukhara:

    • Ark Citadel - a city in the city (4th century BC);
    • Bolo Hauz Mosque (beginning of 20th cent.);
    • Architectural ensemble Poi-Kalon (Great Pedestal), religious heart of Sacred Bukhara, consists of Kalyan minaret, Kalyan mosque and Miri-Arab madrasah;
    • Ulugbek Madrasah (1417);
    • Madrasah Nodir-Devon-Begi;
    • Madrasah Abdul Aziz Khan;
    • Magoki Attori Mosque (12-16 centuries);
    • Lyabi Hauz Ensemble (14-17 centuries);
    • Kosh Madrasah Ensemble (consisting of two opposing Madari Abdullahan Madrasahs (mother of Abdullahan) and Abdullahan Madrasah;
    • Mausoleum of Samanids (tomb of representatives of the Samanids dynasty of the late 9th - early 10th century);
    • Mausoleum of Chashma Ayub (Spring of Job);
    • Chor Minor (Four Minarets).

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    09:00. Visit the morning market.

    Transfer to Samarkand, through the city of Shakhrisabz with a visit, to Dorus Saodat memorial complex, Jahongir Mausoleum, the ruins of Timur's palace - Ak-Saray, Dorut Tilavat complex and Kok-Gumbaz mosque.

    Visit to the house of artisans, embroidery masters of Shahrisabz Suzane.

    After lunch, transfer to Samarkand.

    Arrival in Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel.

    Free time.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    09:00. Sightseeing program in Samarkand (Timurids era):

    • Mausoleum of Gur Emir - the tomb of Tamerlane (14-15 century) - the place where Amir Temur, his sons and grandchildren are buried;
    • Registan Square is one of the outstanding examples of urban planning art in Central Asia, which developed in the 17th century and consists of three madrassas - Ulugbek (1417-1420), Sher-Dor (1619-1636) and Tilla-Kari (1647-1660 .). On it you can "turn over the pages" of the thousands of thousands of stories of Samarkand;
    • Architectural complex of Shahi-Zinda (11-15th century) is the burial place of royalty and nobles. But the main mausoleum, from where the necropolis begins, is considered the imaginary grave of the cousin of the prophet Muhammad - Kusam Ibn-Abbas. He was called "Shahi Zinda", which in Persian means "Living King";
    • Mausoleum of the Prophet Daniel - The Prophet Daniel is revered by three world religions. He is one of the four great Israeli prophets in Judaism, a prophet whose book was included in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible and the prophet of Islamic tradition. Legend has it that Timur moved part of the remains of Daniel, namely his hand, to Samarkand;
    • Ulugbek's Observatory (15th century) - Ulugbek's scientific works were created thanks to the unique observatory that he erected in Samarkand. The main stationary tool was a giant quadrant, placed inside a cylindrical building with a diameter of 48 m (remains of the foundation, or rather the trenches from it, were found during archaeological research);
    • Bibi Khanum Mosque is the largest in Central Asia and one of the largest in the entire Muslim world. It is on this building that anyone who enters the city gazes at. Huge, majestic, silent ...

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    09:00. Departure by car to Tashkent.

    Excursion program in modern Tashkent:

    • Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Alisher Navoi;
    • Tour of Amir Temur Square: State Museum of the Timurids, Amir Timur Square in the center of which is a monument to the great commander Amir Temur, famous Tashkent chimes and Uzbekistan Hotel (Intourist), Palace of Forums, Broadway - an alley of artists with inexpensive souvenirs for sale, as well as fountains and modern monuments of the capital, Alai Bazaar.

    Further excursion in the old city:

    • Hasti Imam complex: consisting of Barak Khan Madrasah, Till Sheikh Mosque - repository of the famous Koran Osman and golden hair of the Prophet Muhammad;
    • Madrasah of Abdulkasym.

    Free time.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Tashkent - Moscow

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    At 10:00 to the airport of Tashkent.

Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost per person
1 pers. 1 pers. $1655 *
2 pers. 2 pers. $980 *
3 pers. 3 pers. $960 *
4 pers. 4 pers. $845 *
5 pers. 5 pers. $775 *
6 pers. 6 pers. $730 *
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 these hotels with twin accommodation (registration of accommodation);
  • food: breakfast at the hotels;
  • comfortable air-conditioned transport for the entire route;
  • meeting/seeing off at the airport;
  • excursions to monuments and monuments in Russian;
  • train ticket Tashkent-Kokand/Margilan-Tashkent/Tashkent-Bukhara;
  • local guides city guides for all excursions according to the program;
  • good mood and excellent service.
  • 1-2 people - a car with up to 4 seats;
  • 3-8 people - a minivan up to 10 seats.
What’s not included
  • international air ticket;
  • accompanying guide;
  • entrance tickets to the indicated monuments (paid on the spot);
  • alcoholic and soft drinks;
  • food (lunch and dinner);
  • cost and visa application (if not citizens of the Russian Federation);
  • fees for photo and video shooting in museums;
  • tips and porters at hotels/airport;
  • personal expenses;
  • other services not listed above.





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Additional services

Supplement for single accommodation - 200 USD.