Brief Uzbekistan Tour from Istanbul (Economy)

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Description

Here is a special brief tour program based on direct flights for our dear guests from Istanbul. The  itinerary includes visiting ancient cities, comfort transportation and hotels located in the historical centres. Travelling along Uzbekstan you will learn more about the history and legends of the Great Silk Road cities.  

Dates - all year round.

Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Samarkand Tour category: Historical tours.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights Сities: Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    00:55 Flight TK 368.

    07:15 Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel to drop off the bags and meet the guide. You will have time to discuss the tour program and other details with our company representative. 

    09:00 Sightseeing tour of Tashkent visiting old and new parts of the city: Amir Timur Square,

    Theatre Square with the Opera House,

    Earthquake Memorial,

    Abdul Kasim Madrasah and Alisher Navoi National Park, Independence Square,

    Khast Imam Square – a religious center of the city consisting of the Barakkhan madrasah, Kaffal  Shashi Mausoleum and library of Islamic Literature with the Holy Koran Book of the VII century. 

     Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara

    Early breakfast

    06:30 Transfer to the train station

    07:30 Departure for Bukhara by high-speed train "Afrosiab".

    11:17 Arrival in Bukhara. Meet the driver. Transfer to the hotel to drop off the bags and meet the guide. 

    Walking city tour along the old part of Bukhara: visit to the Mausoleum of Samanids,

    Bolo Hauz Mosque

    and Ark Fortress – the oldest citadel dating back to I century BC,

    Poi Kalon Square with Kalon Minaret and Mosque, Mir Arab Madrasah.

    There are three trading domes or so called covered bazaars preserved from the XVI century and these bazaars were the centers for trade of silk, jewelry and even for money exchange. Today, as well, one can purchase different souvenirs of a wide range, from small souvenir magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets.

    Excursion also includes visiting Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan Madrasahs,

    Abdullakhan’s Tim,

    Caravanserai Sayfuddin (Center of Handicraft Development of Bukhara),

    Magoki Attari Mosque,

    Lyabi Hauz (Nadir Divanbegi Madrasah, Khanaka, Kukeldash Madrasah and monument of Khodja Nasreddin).

     Overnight in the hotel.

  • Day 3: Bukhara - Countryside - Samarkand

    Breakfast.

    09.00 Countryside trip includes visiting the last Bukhara's Emir's summer residence "Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa"

    and Bakhauddin Naqshbandi mausoleum (the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi Spiritual order).

    Located near Bukhara, the memorial complex of Bakhauddin Nakshbandi is considered as one of the most significant religious places of Bukhara that attracts pilgrims and visitors. This complex impresses with its incomparable style of oriental architecture, which reflects the spirit of the Sufi Order.

    14:50 Transfer to the train station.

    15:52 Departure for Samarkand by high-speed train "Afrosiab".

    17:25 Arrival in Samarkand, transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

  • Day 4: Samarkand

    09:00 Start sightseeing in Samarkand. Visit to the famous Registan Square – heart of Samarkand and real masterpiece of Central Asian medieval architecture, consists of three grandiose buildings: Ulugbek Madrasah, Madrasah Sherdor and Madrasah Tilla Kori.

    Gur Emir Mausoleum - a burial vault of Timurids dynasty;

    Bibi Khanim Mosque - the biggest medieval building in the city;

    Shahi Zinda Necropolis - unique complex of Mausoleums;

    Ulugbek’s Observatory - one of the most important astronomical centers,

    Samarkand bazaar - Siab.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Samarkand

    03:30 Transfer to the airport.

    05:35 Departure flight TK 373.

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Budget
Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost
2 pers. 3 pers. $565 *
4 pers. 5 pers. $485 *
6 pers. 7 pers. $470 *
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
  • Hotel accommodation in double / twin sharing rooms with breakfast;
  • All entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program;
  • Full transportation service and all transfers on vehicles with a/c;
  • Local English-speaking guides  (4 excursions);
  • * Escort Turkish - speaking guide for the entire tour  for the  group of  6 people and more (by request);
  • Train ticket Tashkent-Bukhara, Bukhara- Samarkand (" Afrosiab" economy class).
  • Visa invitation letter for Uzbekistan (if necessary)
Transport
  • Full transportation service and all transfers on vehicles with a/c;
  • Train ticket Tashkent-Bukhara, Bukhara- Samarkand ( " Afrosiab" economy class).
What’s not included
  • Air tickets for international flights
  • Fees for the use of photo and video cameras at the monuments;
  • visa fee
  • Meals (lunches and dinners)
Conditions

Hotels:

City

Hotel 3*


Tashkent

Shodlik / Uzbekistan


Bukhara 

Zargaron / Fatima / Kabir


Samarkand

Zilol Baht / Malika Classic 


 

OR OTHER HOTELS OF THE SAME CATEGORY

Additional services

Single supplement: +$90


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