Oriental Pearsl Tour
Tour Type: General Tours Price:  $ 650.00 Duration: 8 day(s)

TASHKENT–URGENCH-KHIVA- BUKHARA-SHAKHRISABZ-SAMARKAND-TASHKENT  

Tour duration: 08 DAYS/07 NIGHTS

ITINERARY PROGRAM:

Day 1: Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva

Early transfer to the airport and fly to Urgench at 07:00. Arrive Urgench and drive to Khiva (30 km), hotel check-in and breakfast.Full day for sightseeing of Khiva - AM sightseeing including visits to the inner town of Ichan Kala (XIV-XX CC) with Muhamad Amin khan Madrassah, Kalta Minor Minaret, Kunya Ark, Muhamad Rahim khan Madrassah, Djuma Mosque and Minaret, Tash Hauli Palace. PM sightseeing for 2 hrs: Islam Hodja minaret, Shirgazi khan Madrassah, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum. Night in Khiva.

Day 2: Khiva – Bukhara

Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Bukhara via the Kizilkum desert (460 km,7 hrs).
Stop en route near the Amu Darya River and for picnic lunch.
Arrive Bukhara, hotel check-in, free time. Night in Bukhara.

Day 3: Bukhara

Breakfast in the hotel. Full day in Bukhara.AM portion of city tour for 4 hrs with visits to the Ark fortress (I-XX CC), Bolo-Haus complex (XVIII C), mausoleum of Ismail Samani (IX-X CC), Chashma-Ayub mausoleum (XII-XVI CC). PM portion of s/s tour on foot along the old town of Bukhara from medrese and minaret Kalyan (XII C) through orient bazaars with three trade domes of Toki Zargaron (XV C), Toki Sarrafon (XVI C), Toki Telpak Furushon (XVI C), Ulugbek Madrassah (XV C), Abdulazizkhan Madrassah (XVII C) to the Lyabi Hauz complex (XVI -XVII CC).Night in Bukhara.

Day 4: Bukhara 

Breakfast in the hotel. Today we drive outside Bukhara for sightseeing: Bagautdin Nakhshbandi Complex - a center of Sufism (XIV-XVI CC, 14 km outside the town), Sitorai Mokhi Khosa - summer residence of the last Emir of Bukhara (XIX-XX, 4 km outside the town). Afternoon visit to the Chor Bakr Necropolis (XVI-XX CC, 10 km outside the town), back to Bukhara and a visit to the Chor – Minor (Four Minarets, XIX C).Dinner in Nadir Divan Begi Madrassah with folk show. Night in Bukhara.

Day 5: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz – Samarkand 

Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Shakhrisabz (300km, 4 hours). Shakhrisabz is a home-town of Tamerlane and during our 2 hour sightseeing tour we can enjoy the bright example of Central Asian architecture of XIV-XV centuries by visiting: The Ak Saray Palace, Ulugbek’s Blue Domed Mosque, Jakhangir’s Mausoleum. PM drive on to Samarkand (150 km, 2,5 hours).Arrive Samarkand, hotel check-in. Night in Samarkand.

Day 6: Samarkand

Breakfast in the hotel. Full day in Samarkand.AM sightseeing tour in Samarkand for 4 hrs: observatory of Ulugbek (XV C), Excavation of an ancient city and museum of Afrosiab, Tombstone of Saint Danyar. PM s/s for 3 hours visiting the Registan Square (XV-XVII CC), Bibi Khanum Mosque (XIV-XV CC) and Samarkand local bazaar. Night in Samarkand.

Day 7: Samarkand 

Breakfast in the hotel. Full day in Samarkand. AM city tour for 4 hours to the Gur-Emir Mausoleum - Grave of Timur (XV C), Rukhabad Mausoleum (XIV C), Shakhi Zinda Necropolis (XIV-XV CC). PM visit to the "Samarkand-Bukhara Silk Carpets" factory for 2 hours where you can observe the whole process of weaving silk carpets based on “hand made” technology. Night in Samarkand.

Day 8: Samarkand - Tashkent

Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Tashkent (320 km, 5 hours). Arrive Tashkent and transfer to Tashkent International Airport. End of the tour.

Three (3*) star hotels:

Khiva – Malika Khiva or any hotel of the same level 

Bukhara – Malika Bukhara or any hotel of the same level 

Samarkand - Sherdor or any hotel of the same level

Price per person

Number of touristsRate per person
21095
4945
6740
8735
10650

 

Four (4*) star hotels:

Khiva – Malika Heyvak 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

Price per person

Number of touristsRate per person
21175
41030
6815
8815
10715

FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED:

- Visa invitation letter

- Transport service on comfortable tourist class vehicle (a certain type of vehicle with A/C and driver depending on the group size during the entire itinerary only for your disposal)

- Air tickets Tashkent - Urgench with preliminary booking.

- Double/Twin sharing accommodation in the hotels with full breakfast (Samarqand, Bukhara, Khiva)

- 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.

   

FOLLOWING 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 (meetings, tickets for a theatre and visits to museums which are not specified in the program)

- Alcohol drinks

- Lunches, Dinners

- Items of personal nature  

 

 

 

 

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