Craftsmanship tour in Uzbekistan

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Crafmanshipt tour in Uzbekistan can be called a journey through the centuries, because through the national crafts from generation to generation passed on the knowledge and skills of our ancestors.

The route of the artisanal tour passes through the unique places of the country, where up to now the traditions of folk-applied crafts - ceramics, weaving, embroidery, woodcarving, silk paper production, have been preserved.

During the trip, tourists will also get acquainted with the famous architectural monuments of Samarkand, Bukhara and Kokand, visit museums and archaeological sites.

Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights Сities: Tashkent, Kokand, Rishtan, Ferghana, Margilan, Andijan, Samarkand, Urgut, Gijduvan, Bukhara.
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Arrival to Tashkent.

    Settlement in hotel.

    Mingurik is an ancient settlement.

    The State Museum of Arts.

    Khast-Imam Complex.

    Welcome dinner at the restaurant of author's cuisine of Bahriddin Chusti - Sal-sal.

    Night in Tashkent.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Kokand - Rishtan - Ferghana

    Departure to Kokand through the Kamchik pass.

    In Kokand there is a museum of local lore in the palace of Khudoyar Khan.

    Transfer to Rishtan.

    Visiting the workshops of famous ceramists Rishtan - Sharofiddin Yusupov, Alisher Nazirov, Rustam Usmanov.

    Lunch in the workshop of Alisher Nazirov.

    Transfer to Ferghana.

    Night in Ferghana.

  • Day 3: Ferghana - Margilan - Shahrihan - Andijan

    Transfer to Margilan, town of weavers.

    Visit the Yodgorlik factory, where traditional Margilan fabrics are weaved on wooden looms - Ikat, Adras and Atlas.

    Transfer to the city of Shahrikhan, visiting the workshop of knife-makers - pichokchi.

    Transfer to Andijan.

    Night in Andijan.

  • Day 4: Andijan - Rishtan

    Visit the pottery workshop of ceramist Mirzabahrom Abduvahobov, awarded with the gold medal of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

    Visit the Museum of Literature and Art in the building of the former madrasah in the Jami complex. The complex also includes a minaret and a mosque.

    Transfer to Rishtan.

    Dinner in the local choyhana, the famous Rishtan pilaf.

    Night in Rishtan.

  • Day 5: Rishtan - Samarkand

    Transfer to Samarkand through the Kamchik pass.

    Visit the workshop for the production of silk paper, certified by UNESCO.

    Lunch in the workshop of silk paper in the village of Konigil.

    Settlement in hotel.

    Excursion around the city - Registan,



    Night in Samarkand.

  • Day 6: Samarkand - Urgut - Samarkand

    Visit the clothing designer Lena Ladik's "Happy Bird" salon .

    Excursion around Samarkand - Ulugbek's Observatory,

    Shakhi-Zinda necropolis.

    Wine tasting at the winery. Khovrenko - 7 varieties of wine, 2 kinds of cognac and balsam, an excursion into the history of the winery.

    Transfer to the city of Urgut.

    Visit a grove of thousand-year-old chinar - Chor-Chinor.

    Visit to the workshop of the Ablakulov family - ceramists and embroiderers suzane.

    Night in Samarkand.

  • Day 7: Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara

    Transfer to the city of Gijduvan of Bukhara region.

    Visit to the workshops of the families of Narzullaev brothers - ceramists in the seventh generation.

    Lunch in the workshop of ceramists.

    Transfer to Bukhara.

    Settlement in hotel.

    Walking through the historical center of Bukhara - trading domes,

    medieval streets, pond Lyabi-Hauz.

    Night in Bukhara.

  • Day 8: Bukhara

    Excursion to the counrty-side summer palace of the last Bukhara's emir Alimkhan - Sitorai-Mohi-Khosa palace.

    Lunch in the national house.

    Visit the gold embroidery workshop.

    Visit the workshop for the manufacture of ancient chess in the style of lacquer miniature.

    Night in Bukhara.

  • Day 9: Bukhara - Tashkent

    Free time in Bukhara in the morning.

    Transfer to Tashkent.

    Night in Tashkent.

  • Day 10: Tashkent

    Master-class of the leading graphic artist Victor Apukhtin in the workshop  in Tashkent . Master-class "Symbolic life" will help to take a look inside on the impressions of the trip and more deeply to realize what you saw.

    Transfer to the airport in Tashkent.

Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost per person
1 pers. 1 pers. $1400 *
2 pers. 2 pers. $1200 *
3 pers. 3 pers. $1000 *
4 pers. 4 pers. $1100 *
6 pers. 6 pers. $910 *
8 pers. 8 pers. $820 *
10 pers. 10 pers. $770 *
12 pers. 12 pers. $732 *
14 pers. 14 pers. $777 *
16 pers. 16 pers. $750 *
18 pers. 18 pers. $727 *
20 pers. 20 pers. $710 *
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
  • Meeting and seeing off at the airport;
  • Accommodation in hotels;
  • Breakfast;
  • 4 dinners in the workshop houses or in the national houses and 2 dinners - one on the day of arrival at the author's cuisine restaurant in Tashkent, the other in the Rishtan chayhana;
  • Services of guides;
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other objects;
  • Honorariums to artists and artists for master classes;
  • Wine tasting at the winery in Samarkand;
  • Tickets for trains en route;
  • Autotransport throughout the route;
  • Water;
  • Tourist fees.

The cost of the tour includes transportation services throughout Uzbekistan along the entire route, including modern trains, comfortable micro and midi-buses with climate control.

Excluded additional transportation services are not en route, if the guests will wish for additional trips in their spare time.

What’s not included
  • Flights to Tashkent and back to the country of residence;
  • Meals (except as indicated in the program);
  • Permission to photograph in museums;
  • Payment of visa and medical insurance;
  • Accompanying services along the route.

Tours are available at any time by prior arrangement, details are negotiated before signing the contract.

The level of the hotels can be changed at the will of the guests.

Guides are available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, by prior arrangement.

Additional services

At the request of the guests, additional services can be provided for creating photo and video materials about the trip from professional photographers, additional excursions to museums with art experts (in Russian, English and French).