Bazaars and domes of ancient cities

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We invite you to spend your holidays in Uzbekistan.

You can visit the main sights of the country - Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, which are the same age as Rome and Babylon.

During the tour, you will be impressed by the grandeur of the architectural monuments, the craftsmanship and the filigree work of local craftsmen, enjoy traditional national dishes, dip into the atmosphere of the oriental bazaars.

Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights Сities: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Evening flight to Tashkent by Uzbekistan Airways.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Khiva

    Arrival at the airport in Tashkent early in the morning.

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Accomodation at the hotel, rest after the flight.

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Tashkent is fascinated by the impression of a halted time - it seems that the past merged with the present in an instant. The walls of this beautiful city contain amazing legends, and the earth is full of history of the great past.

    At 11:00 the beginning of the tour around Tashkent.

    City tour includes visiting Independence Square,

    Theater Square,

    Khast Imam Square, where the Kafal Shashi Mosque, Barakhkhan Madrasah, and the Koran Museum are located, which houses one of the oldest Korans in history.

    Transfer to the local airport for departure to Urgench by HY-57 flight at 18:40/20:20 (according to the schedule of 2017).

    Arrival at the airport of Urgench, transfer to Khiva (30 km).

    Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Khiva

    Khiva is an open-air museum with more than 50 monuments of Oriental culture, which are hidden in the crooked streets of the fairy-tale city. Those who find them, get the same radiance and beauty of all that was created by our ancestors.

    Walking tour of Ichan Kala into the World Heritage of UNESCO.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Khiva - Bukhara

    Breakfast.

    Transfer to Bukhara through the Kizilkum Desert. On the way, stop near the Amudarya river.

    Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

    Bukhara is a city of poetry and fairy tales. Here legends are zigzagged with street ribbons, here in the verticals of minarets is the flight of human genius, and every stone in the lace of masonry is covered with dust of eternity.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Bukhara

    Continuation of the city tour: Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble - Kukeldash Madrasah, Khanaka Nadir Divan Begi,

    Nadir Divanbegi Madrasah,

    Miri-Arab Madrasah,

    Juma Mosque, Ulugbek Mosque,

    Chor-Minor Mausoleum,

    Magoki Attori Mosque,

    trading domes,

    Chashma Ayub Mausoleum,

    Bolo Haus Mosque,

    and Ark Fortress,

    Poi-Kalyan Mausoleum,

    Samanid Mausoleum, visit to the bazaar.

    In the evening a folklore show with dances, songs and a show of Uzbek national costumes awaits us.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Bukhara - Samarkand

    Breakfast.

    Departure to Samarkand.

    Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

    Samarkand is a city of numerous legends. Every brick here was a witness of the past. Each district of the city is rich with its stories, legends and stories. And all this in the heart of every Samarqand, you can see, hear and feel it all. An unforgettable city with kind, hospitable people and impressive sights.

    The beginning of the excursion around Samarkand.

    The first tour around the city with a visit to the Gur-Emir Mausoleum (XV century).

    Panoramic view of Afrosiab hillfort (Samarkand foundation) and its museum.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Samarkand

    Breakfast.

    The whole day excursion around the city: Registan Square (the most beautiful area of Central Asia), consisting of madrasahs of Ulugbek, Sher-Dor and Tilya Kari, Bibi-Khanim Mosque (XV century).

    Walk along the Siab bazaar, where you can taste a variety of gifts of nature, oriental sweets and famous Samarkand cakes.

    Necropolis of Shahi-Zinda (XI-XIX centirues), where we will climb the ancient staircase, which stores in itself one wisdom.

    Visit the Ulugbek's Observatory, the great astronomer, who in XV century calculated the duration of the year to within 1.25 seconds.

    Visit the center for the production of ancient silk paper, where you will taste tea in the pleasant courtyard of the workshop.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Samarkand - Tashkent

    Breakfast.

    Departure to Tashkent and transfer to the airport to the international flight by Uzbekistan Airways.

Direction
Dates and vacancies
Start End Cost Remaining seats
Wednesday
01.05.2019
from Tashkent
Wednesday
08.05.2019
to Tashkent
$520 * 20
Wednesday
12.06.2019
from Tashkent
Wednesday
19.06.2019
to Tashkent
$490 * 20
Wednesday
14.08.2019
from Tashkent
Wednesday
21.08.2019
to Tashkent
$490 * 20
Wednesday
04.09.2019
from Tashkent
Wednesday
11.09.2019
to Tashkent
$520 * 20
Wednesday
30.10.2019
from Tashkent
Wednesday
06.11.2019
to Tashkent
$490 * 19

* 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 hotels based on twin accommodation;
  • Ticket for domestic flight Tashkent-Urgench;
  • Breakfasts in hotels;
  • Tourist tax;
  • Air-conditioned transport along the route with a driver;
  • Entrance tickets for monuments according to the program;
  • Folklore show with dances, songs and display of Uzbek national costumes in Bukhara;
  • Russian speaking guides for excursion in each city (for a group from 2 to 7 people), Russian-speaking guide along the whole route from Tashkent to Tashkent (for a group of 8 people).
What’s not included
  • International flights;
  • Registration of a visa to Uzbekistan (if not citizens of the Russian Federation and Belarus);
  • Insurance;
  • Personal expenses of participants in the trip (lunches, dinners, minibars, etc.);
  • Charges for photo and video on monuments;
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
Conditions

Minimum number of participants: 2. Maximum quantity: 20.

Accomodation:

Cities

Hotels

Tashkent

Arien Plaza

Khiva

Old Khiva

Bukhara

Sukhrob Barzu

Samarkand

Karavan Saray

For your information, the schedule of flights from the CIS countries:

Arrival in Uzbekistan:

Departure from Moscow to Tashkent on Tuesday - flight HY 602 (22: 45/04: 35 (+1)

Departure from St. Petersburg to Tashkent on Tuesday - flight HY 632 (22: 45/05: 35 (+1)

Departure from Voronezh to Tashkent on Tuesday - flight HY 716 (23: 00/04: 40 (+1)

Departure from Minsk to Tashkent on Tuesday - flight HY 710 (23: 00/04: 45 (+1)

Departure from Uzbekistan:

Departure from Tashkent to Moscow on Tuesday - flight HY 601 (19: 00/21: 15)

Departure from Tashkent to St. Petersburg on Tuesday - flight HY 631 (18: 05/21: 15)

Departure from Tashkent to Voronezh on Tuesday - flight HY 715 (18: 55/21: 00)

Departure from Tashkent to Minsk on Tuesday - flight HY 709 (17: 15/20: 30)

Additional services

Supplement for single accommodation: 110 USD.


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