Uzbekistan in 8 Days

Join this tour to Uzbekistan and get acquainted with its millenary cities: Tashkent – the stone city, Bukhara and Samarkand. At that time, you will be persuaded how far Uzbekistan is not a small country. Furthermore, this tour contains guided trips to the architectural sights, the renowned monuments and squares of the cities. In addition, you will enjoy individual discoveries, hammam and will find out the secret behind the silk production while you visit Konigil.

ITINERARY

Day 1         Tashkent
Arrival at Tashkent Airport. Transfer to the hotel, check-in, leisure time.

Day 2         Tashkent
At 09:00 meeting with the guide in the hotel’s lobby.
After the breakfast, we will start a city tour in Tashkent by a visit to the Chorsu Bazaar, the Amir Timur Square, the Independence Square, the Museum of Applied Arts and the “Soviet” Metro.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3         Tashkent – Samarkand
In the morning, we will depart to Samarkand by TGV Afrasiyab (the high-speed railway). Upon arrival, our transfer will greet us from the station to the hotel. After some rest, the well-arranged trip will proceed to have an enjoyable tour in Samarkand Old City. Hence, the guided journey will start with a visit to the Registan Square, the Bibi-Khanym Mosque - dating back to the 15th century, as well as the Central Bazaar, which is located right next to the complex. The sightseeing also contains a visit to the Observatory of Ulugh Beg and the two Mausoleums of Shah-i-Zinda and Gur-e-Amir.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4         Samarkand 
In the morning, we will discover Afrasiab Museum, which is dedicated to the history of the ancient Samarkand City. The trip will continue to the five cupolas Mausoleum of Saint Daniel; it is constructed by Amir Timur at the beginning of the 14th century. Later, we will head to Konigil Village in order to see the manufacturing process of the silk paper.
In the evening, we will return to Samarkand, have a leisure time and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5       Samarkand – G’ijduvon – Bukhara
In the morning, after the delicious breakfast, we will transfer to Bukhara. On the route of our journey, we will have an amazing exploration at the pottery Factory of G’ijduvon, which is the major reference in Central Asia for its ceramics. Later, we will stroll in the pedestrian zone accompanied by the local guide, all along to Bukhara. Also during the day, we will enjoy visits to several places, such as the Po-i-Kalan Architectural Complex, the 17th-century Mir-i Arab Madrasah, the Magok-i-Attari Mosque, the Madrasas of Ulugh Beg and Abdulaziz Khan. Furthermore, we will discover the ancient Citadel of Ark, the Lyab-i Hauz Ensemble and the Chor Minor Madrasah of the 19th century.
Free time in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6         Bukhara
The exciting tour's program will continue around Bukhara City. Whereas, we will visit the Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace, which was the residence of the Bukhara's Emir in the summer during the 19th-20th centuries. Afterwards, we will proceed to visit the Chor-Bakr memorial complex, which is a necropolis of the 16th century, as well as the Pilgrimage Site of Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari. In the afternoon, it will be the time for the final discoveries, like a pass-through a hammam or other interesting activities as well.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7         Bukhara – Tashkent
After the breakfast, we will return to the Capital of Tashkent. Free time in the afternoon in order to enjoy a discovery of the capital by yourselves.
Preparations for departure.

Day 8         Return flight
Transfer to the airport. End of our services.

PRICES / SERVICES

Price per person:

1290 €

Extra charge for single room:

230 €

Small group:

4-12 people

Included Services

  • Transport
  • • All transfers and transportation to the visiting places during the tour
  • • Domestic flight: Bukhara – Tashkent
  • • Train: Tashkent – Samarkand
  • Accompaniment
  • • English-speaking local guide
  • Accommodation, meals and drinks
  • • 7 nights (comfortable hotels in double rooms)
  • • Full board (breakfast and dinner from the 2nd day of the tour to the 7th day (excluding drinks))
  • • Mineral water
  • Visits
  • • All entrance tickets
  • Travel preparation
  • • Travel documentation

Excluded Services

  • Flight tickets
  • • International flight

DATES

STATUSDEPARTRETURNPRICE P/PEXTRA SGLNOTES
Available for inscriptions 04.06.18 11.06.18 € 1290 € 230  
Available for inscriptions 22.10.18 29.10.18 € 1290 € 230  

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