NAVROZ IN UZBEKISTAN Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand -

Arrival

Tashkent (Tashkent International Airport) 2 (* arrival time varies depending on the country of dispatch)

 

 

Hotels Base "A" Base "B"

 

Khiva Orient Star 3 * (or similar) Arkanchi 3 * (or similar) 1night

Bukhara Check 4 * (or similar) Siyavush 3 * (or similar) 2 nights

Samarkand Grand Samarkand 4 * (or similar) Arba 3 * (or similar) 2nights

Tashkent The Great Square 4 * (or similar) Shodlik Palace 3 * (or similar) 1night

 

 

Meals:

7 breakfasts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Details

 

Day 1:                                                                        Country of dispatch Q Urgench– Khiva (35 km)

 

 

 

Arrival. Passport and customs control. Meeting with local guide. Transfer to Khiva city. Accommodation at the hotel (at 14.00 h). The breakfast. The beginning of the excursion in the inner city - Ichan Kala (UNESCO World Heritage).

Visit: Kunya-Ark Citadel (14th century), Mouhammed Amin Khan Medersa (18th century), Kalta Minar minaret, Mouhammed Rahim Khan II medallion (1871-1876), Tash Havli palace (19th century) century), Alla Kouli Khan's madrassah, Said Allaouddinne's mausoleum, Palvan Mahmoud's mausoleum (XVIII-XX centuries), Shergazi Khan's madrasah (1718-1726), and Islam's minaret and mosque Khoja (from 1908 to 1910).

Meals: Lunch and dinner in the restaurant

 

Day  2                                                                                                                                                    Khiva–Bukhara(457 km)

 

After breakfast sent him to Bukhara through the Kyzylkum desert. Crossed by Amudarya River. The arrival in Bukhara. Accommodation at the hotel.

Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch box, dinner in the restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day  3                                                                                                                                                                                   Bukhara

 

 

 

After breakfast, start the excursion to one of the oldest cities of Central Asia - Bukhara (UNESCO World Heritage).

Visit: the Citadel of Arc (XVIII - the beginning of the XXth century), the architectural complex of Lyabi Khauz (consists of Kukeldash, khanak of Begi Divan and medersa of Begi Divan) (centuries XVI-XVII.), The architectural complex of Poi Kalyan (Kalyan mosque, Miri-Arab madrassah, Kalyan minaret) (XII-XVI centuries.), the necropolis of Chor-Bakr (XVII-XX centuries.), the mausoleum of the Samanids (IX century), the mausoleum of Chashma Ayub (1380), the medersa of Ulugbek and Abdulaziz (1417-1652), the quarterly mosque of Magoki-Attari (XII-XIV centuries.).

Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch and dinner in the restaurant

 

Day  4                                                                                                                                      Bukhara – Samarkand(271 km)

 

 

 

After breakfast move to the area of Bukhara Gijdouvan. Visit of the pottery workshop.Continuation in the Samarkand region to visit the Imam Al-Bukhari memorial, built in 1997-1998 on the former famous Muslim religious tomb Imam Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari.L accommodation at the hotel.

Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch and dinner in the restaurant

Day  5                                                                                                                                                                             Samarkand

 

 

 

After breakfast, begins the excursion to one of the oldest existing cities in the world - Samarkand (UNESCO World Heritage).

Visit: the entire Registan Square (1415-1660), which includes the Ulugbek Madrasa (1417), the Tilla-Kari Madrasah (1660), the Sher-Dor Madrasah (1636); the tomb of Timurids (1404), the mosque of Bibi Khanum (1404). Ensemble Shahi Zinda (XIV-XV centuries), the medieval observatory of Ulugbek (1424-1428) with the museum.

Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch and dinner in the restaurant

 

Day 6                                                                                                                                                          Samarkand-Tashkent

Breakfast. In the morning participation of the national day "Navrouz" in the Uzbek districts "makhallya". You will learn about Uzbek customs and traditions. You will be able to see and take part in the preparation of the traditional dishes of this festival: for example, soumalyak, khalisa, plov.

 

Afternoon is dedicated to participate BUZKACHI, (traditional game of Central Asia). Buzkachi is a kind of unregulated Polo, played with the body of a goat. The best "chavandozlar" (riders) are chosen by their village for their strength and courage. Riders must take the goat from the winner's hands. The "chavandozlar" meet on a starting line. The referee of the "Buzkachi" throws the body of the goat into the arena under the nose of the horses. A solid wall of "Chavandozlar" throws itself forward and chaos reigns as everyone tries to approach the carcass. A winner manages to catch him and he escapes with a shout of victory. All pursue him. We managed to take back the animal. Another makes him fall under the feet of galloping horses. The victory will be for the one who manages to cross the finish line with the carcass. All the riders are against him to take him the goat and win the prize, despite the violence of the shots. Finally, one of them will succeed under the applause and the gifts. The end of the game back to Samarkand. Sumalak tasting with dinner in a national guest house. After the road to Tashkent. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

 

Day  7                                                                                                                                    TashkentQ Country of dispatch

 

 

After breakfast, the guided tour through the capital of Uzbekistan - Tashkent. Transfer to Tashkent International Airport and departure.

Visit: the complex of Hazrat Imam (2007), the central avenue of Amir Temur, the Independence Square.

Meals: breakfast at the hotel

 

 

PRICES

 

                                  hotels “A”            hotels “B”              

1 pax (in SGL room)   1381 USD           1327 USD 
2 pax                           905 USD              871 USD
3 pax                           850 USD              809 USD 
4 pax                           740USD               705 USD 
5 pax                           725 USD               697 USD
6 pax                           672 USD               638 USD
7 pax                           692 USD               655 USD
8 pax                           673 USD               638 USD
9 pax                           668 USD                652 USD

                          hotels “A”                  hotels “B”

10 pax + 1 FOC  786 USD                 770 USD
15 pax + 1 FOC  753 USD                 713 USD
20 pax + 1 FOC  701 USD                 664 USD
25 pax + 1 FOC   689 USD                 650 USD
30 pax + 1 FOC   668 USD                 632 USD




SRS(single room suppl.) 105 USD   95 USD

 
 
 

Number of days: 7
Covered regions:
Karakalpakstan
Taskhent region
Samarkand region
Bukhara region
Andijan region
Jizzakh region
Kashkadarya region
Navoi region
Namangan region
Syrdarya region
Surkhandarya region
Fergana region
Khorezm region
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Payment for single room (SRS) International flights: Personal expenses Tipping: guide, drivers and porters in hotels Beverages: alcoholic and non-alcoholic Lunch - Having dinner -
Transport: Bus/Minibus
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