Meeting the sun. Group tour to Uzbekistan
We offer a special tour for you to enjoy the real summer, the brightest sun, the sweetest fruits, wonderful oriental atmosphere and ancient history! You will visit three cities - pearls of Central Asia. The trip will start from visiting the magic city Khiva to ancient Bukhara then will go directly to the heart of Silk Road - the great Samarkand.
|Start of the tour: Tashkent||Accommodation: 3 stars.|
|End of tour: Tashkent||Tour category: Historical tours.|
|Duration: 8days/7nights||Сities: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand.|
Day 1: Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent, individual transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent
Meeting with guide, start of bus tour in capital. You will see: Independance Square,
Square and monument of Amir Temur,
Alisher Navoi Theatre,
TV Tower (from outside),
new Minor mosque.
19:00 Transfer to railway station. Night train to Urgench (20:20-12:14 +1).
Overnight in train.
Day 3: Khiva
12:15 Arrival in Urgench, meeting and transfer to Khiva.
Check-in and rest at the hotel.
Meeting with guide and walking excursion in the fortress of Ichan-Kala, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Today Ichan-Kala is an open-air museum - the old part of the city, surrounded by a fortress wall and turned into a state historical-archeological museum-reserve. It is here that on an enormous territory of 26 hectares an exotic image of the eastern city is preserved. About 60 historical buildings have been preserved in Ichan-Kala.
You will see Madrasah of Muhammad Aminhana,
Minaret of Kalta-Minor,
Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmud,
Minaret of Islam Hoja,
Day 4: Bukhara
In the morning: departure from Khiva to Bukhara (480 km, 7-8 hours). The modern highway crosses the Kyzylkum desert, repeating the ancient route of the Great Silk Road *. Stop on the way, during which you will have the opportunity to enjoy panoramic views of the desert and the Amu Darya River.
Arrival in Bukhara at the end of the day, check-in and rest at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara
Meeting with guide. Walkind and bus tour in the old part of the sacred Bukhara.
You will see famous Kalyan Minerat,
Lyabi-Khauz square (XVII century),
unique Mausoleum of Samanids,
Ark Fortress (IV century)
with visiting the heart of great ancient city as it showed in "1001 nights" fairy tail .
Day 6: Samarkand
Trandfer to Samarkang on comfortable touristic bus (4-5 hours, 274 km). Arrival and check-in at the hotel. Free time.
Excursion to the local winery and tasting 10 different wines and brandies and also the famous Samarkand 48-herb balsam.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent
Early morning bus excursion in Samarkand. You will see: the largest mosque in Central Asia - Bibi-Khanum Mosque,
walk at the oriental bazaar, where you can buy lots of fruits, sweets, souveneers.
You will walk the sunny boulevard to Registan square.
Also you will visit beautiful Mausoleum Gur-Emir (XV century) - tomb of Amir Timur and the Timurids.
After excursion - transfer to railway statoin. Comfortable "Afrosiab" train will quickly bring you to Tashkent (2 hours 10 minutes). Meeting the driver and transfer to the hotel by bus.
Day 8: Tashkent
Individual transfer to the international airport (according to your departure time).
* 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.
- Full transportation service and all transfers on vehicles with a/c;
- Individual transfers from airport - hotel - airport;
- Train ticket Tashkent-Urgench, Samarkand - Tashkent (economy class);
- Hotel accommodation with 3* in double / twin sharing rooms with breakfast;
- Excursions with Russian-speaking guides in every city
- All entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program;
- Wine and brandy tasting according to tour program.
Full transportation service included
- International flight tickets;
- Single supplement +98 USD;
- Lunches and dinners;
- Fees for the use of photo and video cameras at the monuments;
|Rovshan/Crown/Arien Plaza or the same category hotel|
|Euro Asia/ Hayat Inn or the same category hotel|
|Labi Khouz/Zargaron/Karavan or the same category|
|Dream Hotel Samarkand /Zarina /Ideal or the same category|
|Tashkent - Urgench train|
Single supplement +98 USD
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- Ark Fortress in Bukhara
- Lyabi-Khauz Complex
- Chorsu Bazaar
- Poi-Kalyan Complex
- The Bolshoi Theater named after Alisher Navoi
- Samanid Mausoleum
- Minor Mosque
- Independence Square
- Amir Timur Square
- "Courage" Monument
- TV Tower in Tashkent
- Itchan Kala Fortress
- Kunya-Ark Fortress
- Tash-Khauli Palace
- Islam Khoja Madrasah and Minaret
- Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum
- Registan Square
- Gur Emir - Burial Vault of Timurids
- Bibi Khanym Mausoleum