Navruz in Uzbekistan

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Navruz is one of the joyful, bright and beautiful holidays!

Navruz - Eastern New Year - is celebrated on March 21, the day of the vernal equinox and is associated with the arrival of spring.

We suggest you start your journey and meet this bright spring holiday in one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan - Bukhara.

Going on a cultural tour of Uzbekistan, you will get acquainted with the customs and traditions of the Uzbek people, taste dishes of inimitable Uzbek cuisine and see the work of the most skilled hereditary artisans.

You will have the opportunity to plunge not only into the culture, life and atmosphere of oriental hospitality, but also get acquainted with the traditions and customs of Uzbekistan.

From Uzbekistan, you will surely bring a lot of bright exciting moments associated with the greatest creations of other eras, the legends and secrets of which are simply strewn with the history of the city.

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

    Meeting guests with a sign VERSAILLES TRAVEL.

    Arrival in Tashkent at 17:05.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Free evening for walks and shopping.

    Night in Tashkent.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to the train station at 08:00.

    Departure at 09:15 (07:28) to Bukhara from Tashkent.

    Arrival in Bukhara at 15:09 (11:19).

    Full day walking tour of Bukhara:

    Bukhara has preserved the medieval layout, so that every building, every house on its curved narrow streets carries the charm of antiquity.

    Here time boundaries are erased, you lose the feeling of time ...

    The architecture of the city includes acquaintance with such monuments as:

    • Lyabi Hauz ensemble, formed by the buildings of the Kukeldash madrasah, the Divan-Begi madrasah and the khanaki Divan-Begi;
    • Monument to Khoja Nasreddin;
    • Walking under the Shopping Domes: Toki Saroffon, Toki Telpakfurushon, Toki Zargaron, are popular attractions, inside of which are mainly souvenir shops and shops selling antiques, souvenirs, handicrafts, such as dishes, clothes, coins, jewelry, figurines, carpets, books, musical instruments, paintings, etc.
    • Bukhara caravanserai Tim Abdullahan, an indoor bazaar used to trade in expensive silk fabrics;
    • Ulugbek Madrasah (XV century), built by the grandson of Tamerlane. At the entrance there is an inscription in Arabic script, belonging to the Prophet Muhammad: "The pursuit of knowledge is the duty of every Muslim and Muslim woman";
    • Madrasah of Abdullaziz Khan (XVII century);
    • Kalon Mosque (XVI century);
    • The current Mir-i-Arab madrasah (16th century), in which the head of Russian Muslims Ravil Gaynuddin and the deceased president of Chechnya, Akhmad Kadyrov, who was previously a mufti, studied.

    Overnight stay.

  • Day 3: Bukhara - Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Free time for independent walks along the old streets of Bukhara, where you can visit the legendary puppet workshop, the famous factory of handmade Bukhara silk carpets, the forge for making knives, and buy colorful souvenirs for memory.

    Master class in preparing national pilaf dishes and tasting of festive dishes.

    At 14:00, automobile transfer from Bukhara to Samarkand through the city of Gijduvan.

    Gijduvan is a small city, since ancient times, being the center of traditional crafts. Gijduvan ceramics has long been known in Asia and is recognizable thanks to its original color and style. You will visit the ceramics center and museum.

    Caravanserai Rabat-i-Malik (XI century). You will also see Sardoba Malik (reservoir).

    Departure and arrival in Samarkand.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Night in Samarkand.

  • Day 4: Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Tour of Samarkand - one of the most magnificent cities of Uzbekistan, the beloved capital of the great Tamerlane:

    • Mausoleum of Gur-Emir (XIV-XV centuries), in which is located the tomb of Tamerlane and his relatives;
    • Registan Square (XV-XVII centuries): Ulugbek Madrasah, Tila-Kori Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah;
    • Mausoleum of Rukhabad;
    • Mausoleum of Shahi Zinda (XII-XV century): one of the alleged graves;
    • Kusama ibn Abassa (cousin of the Prophet Muhammad);
    • Bibi Khanum Mosque (XIV century), built in honor of Tamerlane's beloved wife;
    • Ulugbek's Observatory (XV century) - an astronomer, scientist, ruler, beloved grandson of Tamerlane, who was killed on the orders of his son. Hazrat-Khizr Mosque.

    Wine tasting of the oldest Central Asian Samarkand winery named after M.A. Khovrenko.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Samarkand - Bukhara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to the train station at 11:20.

    Departure by high-speed railway to Bukhara at 12:44 (09:50).

    Arrival in Bukhara at 15:09 (11:19).

    Transfer to the airport at 17:20.

    Departure flight HY 607 at 19:20.

    Arrival in Moscow 21:25.

Itinerary
Dates and vacancies
Start End Cost per person Remaining seats
Saturday
20.03.2021
from Tashkent
Wednesday
24.03.2021
to Bukhara
$545* 20

* 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 standard double rooms in 3-star hotels;
  • hotel-based breakfasts;
  • tour guide in each city;
  • transport for the entire route with air conditioning and a refrigerator: a minibus or a bus;
  • excursions indicated in the program in the cities: Bukhara, Samarkand;
  • master class in preparing national pilaf dishes and tasting of festive dishes;
  • wine tasting at the Khovrenko factory;
  • railway tickets for the Tashkent-Bukhara high-speed train (economy class);
  • railway tickets for the high-speed train Bukhara-Samarkand (economy class);
  • railway tickets for the high-speed train Samarkand-Bukhara (economy class).
Transport

 A minibus or a bus with air conditioning and a refrigerator.

What’s not included
  • supplement for single accommodation;
  • alcoholic drinks;
  • photo and video shooting in museums;
  • entrance fees to monuments and museums.
Conditions

Accommodation:

Cities

Hotels

Tashkent

Art Rakat 

Samarkand

House Luxury

Bukhara

Prestige

Additional services

Supplement for single accommodation - 115 USD.


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