Uzbekistan Tour: historic cities and mountains, 8 Days

Route: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Tashkent, Charvak

Day 1: TASHKENT

Arrival to Tashkent International Airport at 12h00. Meeting and transfer to hotel. Accommodation. Rest at the hotel after arrival. Sightseeing tour in Tashkent: Mustakillik Square (Independence Square), Madrassah of Kukaldash – was built by Kukaldash the prime Minister of Tashkent during Tashkent Khans (XVI c.). Mosque of Juma (XV-XIX c.), Charsu Bazaar. Museum of “Applied Arts” – Samples of the works of masters from almost all the pottery centers of the Republic are collected in this museum. Museum of “History of Uzbekistan”, and visit to Tashkent “Metro”.

Dinner and Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2: TASHKENT – SAMARKAND

Early breakfast. Followed transfer to Samarkand by train “Afrasiab” (300 km). Sightseeing tour in Samarkand: “Gur-Emir” Mausoleum (15c), “Registan Ensemble” (including “Ulugbek” (15c), “Shir Dor” (17c), “Tillya-Kari” Madrasahs (17c)), Ulughbek observatory (15 c.). Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 3: SAMARKAND

Breakfast. City tour: Museum of the ancient city of Afrosiab, architectural complex Chakhi-Zinda (11-15thc), Bibi-Khanum mosque. Visit to Samarkand local bazaar “Siyab”. Dinner.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 4: SAMARKAND- BUKHARA

Breakfast. Transfer to Bukhara (280 km) by minibus, bus. Accommodation at hotel. Sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Citadel Ark, mausoleum of Samanids (9-10c), Chashma Ayub, Bolo-Hauz mosque (beginning of the 20 c), Compol bazaar, Lyabi Khauz ensemble (14-17cc), Honako of Nadir Divan-begi (17c), Kukeldash Madrasah (16c), Nadir Divan-begi madrassah(17c), Minaret Kalon (12-14 cc), Kalon mosque (15c), Madrasah “Miri-Arab” (16 c). Dinner with national folklore in Nadir Divan-begi madrassah.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5: BUKHARA

Breakfast. A trip out of the city: visit to the Bakhouddin Nakshband mausoleum (16-19thc), to the sepulchers of his mother and his preceptor (14thc), Emir's Summer Residence Sitorai Mohi-Khosa (19thc), memorial necropolis Chor Bakr (10thc).

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 6: BUKHARA - TASHKENT

Breakfast. Transfer (at 07h00) to Tashkent (580 km) by train “Shark”. Arrival to Tashkent at 14h50. Transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour over Tashkent: Visit to Hypermarket in Tashkent “MEGAPLANET”, visit local "Broadway".

Dinner and Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 7: TASHKENT – CHARVAK

Breakfast. Transfer to Chimgan. The Valley of Chimgan is located on the height of 1200-1600 meters above sea level and is surrounded with mountains. Greater Chimgan Mountain (3309 m) is the main peak of the valley and towers above the entire valley. Chimgan mountains include such beauty spots as Gulkam, Beldersay and others. In addition this district is the most ecological part of Uzbekistan, because these places are the part of Ugam-Chatkal National Park, under protection of which are various mountain landscapes of western Tian-Shan.Full day tour to Charvak Lake in mountains. Upon arrival take chair lifts to top of mountain for walking and taking photos 13:00 lunch. Free time for walking, swimming and etc. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8: CHARVAK – TASHKENT

Breakfast. Transfer back to Tashkent. Arrival. Free time and at … transfer to international airport Tashkent.

 

Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Minivan
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