Uzbekistan - The Country Of The Blue Domes

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Description
Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights Сities: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Departure to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

    Night on board.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva

    Arrive to Tashkent airport, meet and greet service, transfer to Tashkent Hotel, early check in (100% of the night)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    CITY TOUR in Tashkent (modern and ancient parts):

    • Independence Square, Amir Temur Statue, Alisher Navoi Theatre Square, Tashkent Metro (Undeground).

    Excursion through old part of the city:

    • Complex Khasti Imam: consisting of Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (XV), Barak Khan Madrasah (XVI), Muy-Mubarak Mosque - storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman and gold hair of prophet Muhammad; Dzhuma-mosque of Khodja Akhrar Vali, Abdulkasim Madrasah (XIX).

    Shopping at CHORSU national oriental bazaar.

    Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Urgench (according to the flight schedule)

    Arrival in Urgench; transfer to Khiva (30km), accommodation at the hotel.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Khiva

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    If you ever dreamed of getting into Eastern fairy tale, than your dreams come true.

    CITY TOUR in Khiva:

    • Ichan-Kala architectural complex (XII-XIX), the Residence of the last Khiva Khan including Ismail Khodja Mausoleum, Muhammed Amin Khan Madrasah, Kunya-Ark Castle (XVI-XVI), Kalta Minor Tower, Tash-Hovli Palace (XIX), Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum(XIV-XVIII), Juma Mosque (X) and other Khiva tourist sights. Narrow streets, carved "ayvans" veranda and doors, majestic minarets and mausoleums, heritage and arts –all kept with care in this city as great treasure.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Khiva - Bukhara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Drive to Bukhara (7-8 hrs).
    In old days, route from Khiva to Bukhara lasted more than a month. Today it takes 7-8 hours by vehicle, through mysterious red desert "Kyzyl-Kum", the territory of "Khorezm", which was called in the past as a "State of Thousand and Hundred Cities".

    Arrival to Bukhara, check-in to the hotel.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Bukhara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Holy Bukhara, homeland of Ibn Sino (Avicenna), loved city of all saints and worldwide known philosopher – cheery Hodja Nasriddin, lively, noisy and luxurious capital of Emirs, rich men of all nationals and patrons. When you hear “Splendor of East” – it is Bukhara!

    CITY TOUR in Bukhara:

    • Ismael Samani Mausoleum, the tomb of representatives of Samanids’ dinasty (IX-X), Chashma Ayub Mausoleum (Spring of Job, XIV), Bolo-Hauz Mosque (XX), Citadel Ark (IV) - city in a city, Poi Kalon Ensemble (Pedestal of the Great), religious heart of Sacred Bukhara, consists of Minaret Kalon (XII), Kalyan Mosque (XII), Miri Arab Madrasah (XVI), Ulugbek’s Madrassah (XV), Madrasah Nodir Divanbeghi, Abdul Aziz Khan Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque (XII-XVI), Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble (XIV-XVII), Kosh-Madrasah Ensemble, consisting of two resisting Madari-Abdullakhan Madrasah (Abdullakhan’s mother) and Abdullakhan Madrasah; Chor-Minor (four minarets).

    Free time: we advise you to visit Bukhara Dome Bazaars (XV-XVI): Toki Saraffon (the dome of moneychangers), Toki-Telpak Furushon (the dome of cap makers), Toki Zargaron (the dome of jewellers) and Tim Abdullakhan (the center of silk).

    Show program in old Nodir Divan Begi Madrasah. 

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Bukhara - Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Drive to Samarkand (4-5 hrs). Check-in to the hotel by arrival.

    The science and art of ancient East where concentrated in Samarkand since olden times. Multinational and tolerant – it is spoken here that: “there are many stairs leading to the sky” and there is no difference in what language you pray. 

    CITY TOUR in Samarkand:

    • Mausoleum Guri Emir - Tamerlane's Tomb (XIV-XV), Registan Square: Madrasah Ulugbek (XV), Madrasah Shir-Dor (XVII), Madrasah Tillya-Kori (XVII).

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    CITY TOUR in Samarkand:

    • Visiting morning East Siab Bazaar, Bibi Khanum Mosque (XIV-XV), Architectural Complex Shakh-i-Zinda (XI-XV) and Ulugbek's Observatory (XV).

    Transfer to the railway station for train to Tashkent.

    Train to Tashkent (according to the train schedule)

    Transfer to Tashkent hotel, check-in.

    Night at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to the airport, flight.

Itinerary
Dates and vacancies
Start End Cost per person Remaining seats
Wednesday
26.05.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
03.06.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
09.06.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
17.06.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
28.07.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
05.08.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
11.08.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
19.08.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
01.09.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
09.09.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
27.10.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
04.11.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 20
Wednesday
17.11.2021
from Tashkent
Thursday
25.11.2021
to Tashkent
$775* 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 tourist class hotels throughout Uzbekistan (twin/dbl shared);
  • early check-in by arrival included;
  • meals: breakfast at the hotels;
  • services for private vehicle with driver along the program;
  • local Russian and English speaking guides for all sightseeings and excursions only;
  • entrance fees to sites listed;
  • 1 show-program in Bukhara at Nodir Divan Begi Madrasah;
  • all airport transfers;
  • mineral water 1 l per day / per person;
  • map and souvenirs of Uzbekistan;
  • visa support if necessary
Transport
  • 2 pax - sedan (4 seats, BRAND NEW, A/C, stereo, baggage);
  • 4-7 pax - minivan (14 seats, BRAND NEW, A/C, stereo, baggage);
  • 8 pax - minibus (20 seats, A/C, stereo, baggage, microphone);
  • 10+1 pax and more – bus (40 seats, BRAND NEW, Euro 3 Standard, A/C. stereo, DVD, microphone, refrigerator).
What’s not included
  • international air tickets;
  • domestic air tickets/please, arrange these tickets with international one;
  • train ticket Samarkand-Tashkent/ by extra cost +30USD, economy class / subject to change;
  • single supplement;
  • meals: lunches and dinners – self payment;
  • escort English speaking guide from arrival till departure/ by extra cost from whole group 250 USD instead of local guides;
  • bank fees;
  • video and photo charges/at historical sites;
  • visa consular fees /if necessary;
  • porterage, tips and gratuities;
  • any personal expenses or any services not included in the above itinerary
Conditions

Accommodation:

Cities

Hotels

Tashkent

Shodlik Palace

Khiva

Malika

Bukhara

Asia Bukhara

Samarkand

City

Additional services

Additional payment for single occupancy - 140 USD.


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