Due to its geographical location the land of the Uzbek people was always at the crossroad of migrations and invasions. This brought different cultures and civilizations to the region. The Great Silk Road passed through this land making famous the cities of Tashkent, Samarqand and Bukhara. Tashkent is now a modern city and the Capital of Uzbekistan. It is also the largest city in Central Asia. Samarqand and Bukhara are known for monuments from the bygone days. Minarets and mausoleums, mosques and madrassahs of the remarkable brick and tile structures - masterpieces of many constructors and artisans. One of the largest open-air museums is Khiva, near Urgench. It is the most preserved ensemble of all the ancient Central Asian settlements.
(2 nights Tashkent - 3 nights Samarqand - 2 nights Bukhara)
Accommodation: 7 nights at the Hotels
Transfers: Tashkent- Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent
1 Day. Tashkent Early Arrival at Tashkent International Airport in the morning. Meeting at the airport by our Company representative. Transfer Airport/Hotel. Accommodation at Hotel. Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. City sightseeing tour around Tashkent. Overnight in Tashkent.
2 Day. Tashkent – SamarqandBreakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing tour around Tashkent. Transfer from Tashkent to Samarqand (5 hours).Accommodation at Hotel. Overnight in Samarqand.
3 Day. Samarqand Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing tour around Samarqand. Overnight in Samarqand.
4 Day. Samarqand Breakfast at the hotel. Full day City sightseeing tour around Samarqand. Free time at your disposal. Overnight in Samarqand.
5 Day. Samarqand - Bukhara Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing across Samarqand and its suburbs. Transfer to Bukhara ( 2 hours) Accommodation at Hotel in Bukhara. Overnight in Bukhara.
6 Day. Bukhara Breakfast at the hotel. Walking tour in city centre. Overnight in Bukhara.
7 Day. Bukhara - Tashkent Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing tour and transfer to Tashkent (8 hours). Accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.
8 Day. Depart Tashkent Early check out. Transfer to Tashkent International Airport. End of the tour.
Places to be seen:
Tashkent. (New city) - Amir Temur Square, Tamerlane monument, State museum of Temurids history, Sailgoh - pedestrian street, City Hall, Opera & Ballet Theater and theater square, Mustakillik - main square of the country, earthquake epicenter, Uzbekistan museum of Applied Art, Alisher Navoiy Park, Navoiy monument, Navruz center, Oliy Majlis - Uzbekistan Legislative Body (Parliament), Abul Kosim Sheikh Medressa - handicraft school of artisans, Tashkent Underground.
(Old city) - Hast-Imam Plaza: Barak-Khan Medressa - 16th c., Tilla Sheikh Mosque & Library (if Library is open you can see Original Koran!), Abu Bark Kaffal Shohsi Mausoleum (16th c.), Imam Al Bukhariy Medressa (active), Old Town Bazaar, Kukeldash Medressa & Mosque (16th c.)
Samarqand - Registan square - the " Sandy place ". The Square is surrounded by the Ulugbek's madrassah(1417-1420), the Sher-Dor madrassah (1619-1636), and Tilla-Kori madrassah (1647-1660), Mosque Bibi-Khanum (15 c.), Gur Emir Mausoleum - (graves of Tamerlane and his descendants, 15c.), Shakhi-Zina - ensemble of mausoleums of the 11th-19th centuries, The main bazar, Afrosiyab Museum (Early Samarkand excavations), Ulugbek Observatory (15 th century partly saved from destruction), etc.
Bukhara - Complex Lyabi-Khauz (16th-17th cc.) Mausoleum Chor Minor (Medressa with four peculiar looking towers).
Ensemble Poi Kalian (Big Minaret from the 12th century.), Madrassah Miri-Arab (One of the largest educational institutions of the 16th century ), Mosque Djuma ( cathedral mosque, with unique acoustics) , Madrassah of Ulugbek (1417 was built by the order of Ulugbek), Mosque Magoki Attari.
Hoja Nasreddin statue, Nodir Divanbegi Medressa, Nodir Divanbegi Khanaka, Kukeldash Medressa, Jewish block, covered bazars, Taqi-Sarrafon Area, Taqi-Telpak Furushon Area, Taqi-Zargaron Area, Kalyan Minaret Area, Kalyan Mosque, Amir Alim Khan Medressa, The Ark and around it, Reception & Coronation Court, Registan, Zindon, Bolo-Hauz Mosque, Mausoleum of the Samanids (the burial place of the Samanids (9th -10th cc.), Ismail Samani Mausoleum and around, town walls, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Buyan Kuli Khan & Saifuddin Bukharzi Mausoleum, Turki Jangi Mausoleum, Chor Minor, Gaukushan Medressa, Namozgokh Mosque, Faysulla Khujaev House, Museum of Art, Countryside residenee of last Bukhara Emir - Mokhi-Hosa, Mausoleum of Bakhautdin Naqshband.
This sample itinerary is meant as an outline of our basic tour, but can be customized to meet individual requests. Special events such as meetings with craftspeople and religious boards, guesting with locals, helicopter tours, mountain hikes, dinner theatres, folk concerts, dance presentations, shopping excursions, and more can be arranged if so desired.
The prices are based on different hotel categories, as follows:
Three (3*) star hotels:
Tashkent - Poytaht Hotel or any hotel of the same levelBukhara – Malika Bukhara or any hotel of the same level
Samarkand - Sherdor or any hotel of the same level
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Four (4*) star hotels:
Tashkent – Dedeman Silk Road Tashkent or any hotel of the same level
Bukhara – Omar Hayyam or any hotel of the same level
Samarkand – Samarqand Plaza or any hotel of the same level
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FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED:
- Visa invitation letter
- Transport service on comfortable tourist class vehicle (a certain type of vehicle is provided depending on the group size)
- Double/twin sharing accommodation in the hotels with full breakfast
- English speaking guide accompanying you during the entire itinerary
- SS programs with English speaking guide & entrance fees for the monuments specified in the program.
- Luggage handling at the airports and hotels- Mineral water for the entire itinerary
- Hotel accommodation and full board meal for the guide and driver
FOLLOWINGS ARE NOT INCLUDED:
- Cost of the visa for Uzbekistan
- Fees for the use of cameras and videos in the monuments and tourist sites
- Fees for extra service (folklore performance, meetings, tickets for a theatre and visits to museums which are not specified in the program)
- Alcohol drinks
- Lunch, Dinners
- Items of personal nature