Gastronomic tour "Let's go, Let's eat!" (Economy)
This gastronomic tour includes master classes of national dishes of Uzbek cuisine in Bukhara, Gizhduvan and Samarkand. This fascinating tour also includes a visit to historical monuments, accompanied by a professional guide.
|Start of the tour: Bukhara||Accommodation: 3 stars.|
|End of tour: Samarkand||Tour category: Gastronomic.|
|Duration: 5 days / 4 nights||Сities: Bukhara, Samarkand.|
Day 1: Bukhara
Arrival in Bukhara by flight HY 608 (1505/2055).
Bukhara - the legendary city of Bukhari Sharif, which in Persian means Noble Bukhara, the oldest fortified city in Central Asia with architectural monuments of the eastern Middle Ages, beautifully preserved to this day.
At the airport a guide will meet you and drive you to the hotel.
Day 2: Bukhara
Bukhara is a real Eastern fairy tale. Almost all the monuments in Bukhara are within walking distance, and this will allow you to walk around the city during the whole excursion. You will visit Ark Citadel
and Lyabi-Hauz Ensemble.
After that - the culinary master class and lunch in the national house. Together with the owners of the house you will go to the bazaar to buy products for pilaf and shurpa. Returning from the bazaar to the house, you will participate in the preparation of Bukhara plov and balaza nokhat - one of the Uzbek soups and then all together dine.
After lunch you will continue the excursion: mausoleum of Ismail Samani, Poi-Kalyan complex,
Sitorai-Mohi Khosa palace,
and much more.
Day 3: Bukhara - Gijduvan - Samarkand
Moving to Samarkand through Gijduvan - city of artisans and potters.
Gijduvan is known all over the world as a center of ceramics. Here you will visit the ceramic workshop of the hereditary master Alisher Narzullaev. He will acquaint you with the ancient technique of making ceramics. Here you can find the master at work, ask about the technique of execution, see the different types of ceramics produced and even make your own figure.
During the tour you will be invited to tea.
In the master's house you will have a culinary master class and dinner - this time cooking Gijduvan kebab and samsa.
Then the road to Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel and rest.
Day 4: Samarkand
Samarkand, which is also called "Rome of the East", has been a prosperous commercial and educational center since time immemorial.
You will start acquaintance with Samarkand from Ulugbek's Observatory,
world famous Registan Square
and tomb of Amir Timur - Gur Emir.
That day you will also prepare your own lunch, under the leadership of the owner of the national house. In the menu: manty and Uzbek soup mashhurds.
After lunch you will visit Bibi Khanum Mosque
and Shahi Zinda Necropolis.
Day 5: Samarkand
Transfer to the airport for a return flight.
*Depending on the time of departure, you can continue the tour of Samarkand on this day. There are many interesting attractions here!
|Quantity (from)||Quantity (to)||Cost|
|2 pers.||2 pers.||$552 *|
|4 pers.||4 pers.||$452 *|
|6 pers.||6 pers.||$392 *|
|8 pers.||8 pers.||$397 *|
|10 pers.||50 pers.||$400 *|
|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.
- Accommodation in double rooms, breakfast included
- Culinary master classes
- Entrance tickets to the specified excursion objects
- Air-conditioned transport
- Transfers airport-hotel-airport
- Russian-speaking tour guide for the whole tour
- 2 bottles (0.5 liters) of mineral water per person per day
1-2 person – sedan (up to 3 seats)
3-6 person – minivan (up to 7 seats)
7-8 person – minibus (up to 13 seats)
10-40 person - bus (up to 43 seat)
- International flights
- Meals not indicated in the program
- Fee for photo / video shooting
- Personal expenses
- Tipping drivers and guide
- Supplement for half / full board USD 10 / person / one meal
The proposed routes are not fixed, and you can adjust them according to your needs.
Rates per person in USD for the period from 1 March to 31 October 2018
Bibi Khanym B&B
Malika Prime B&B
Payment: 100% prepayment must be paid at least 10 days (bank transfer takes from 3 to 5 business days) before the arrival of the group.
Cancellation 30 days prior to arrival - no penalty
Cancellation 15-29 days prior to arrival - 50% of the tour price
Cancellation 4-14 days prior to arrival - 70% of the tour price
Cancellation 1-3 days prior to arrival - 100% of the tour price
Single Supplement: +$73 per person
Extra bed for a child: +$20 per night
- Ark Fortress in Bukhara
- Lyabi-Khauz Complex
- Poi-Kalyan Complex
- Toki Sarrofon Trading Dome
- Toki Zargaron Trading Dome
- Toki Telpakaurushon Trading Dome
- Sitorai Mohi Hosa - Emir's Summer Palace
- Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis
- Gur Emir - Burial Vault of Timurids
- Bibi Khanym Mausoleum
- Ulugbek's Observatory
- Registan Square