Day 1 - Tashkent
Sightseeing tour of the capital of Uzbekistan, the largest city in Central Asia. Visit the old part of Tashkent with the Khast-Imam complex, where the world-famous Quran of caliph Usman has been preserved. Explore Chorsu Bazaar. Then go to the “Palace of Forums” one of the wonders of Uzbekistan. In the evening you will meet the sunset in the Tashkent TV tower. Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 2 - Tashkent - Nukus - Khiva
Early morning flight to the airport and a two-hour flight to Nukus. Meeting at the airport of Nukus with a driver and guide. The excursion program in Nukus includes a visit to the Museum of Art. Igor Savitsky. Lunch in Nukus, then a trip to Khiva across the Amu Darya River. Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 3 - Khiva - Samarkand
A tour of the sights of Khiva, including a visit to Ichan-Kala, is one of the wonders of Uzbekistan, where you will see Muhammad Amin madrasah, the unfinished minaret Kalta Minar, Kunya Ark, the mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmud, the Islam Khoja complex and the Friday mosque. In the evening, departure to the railway station of the city of Urgench, at 19.30 departure to the city of Samarkand, arrival the next day early in the morning at 07.30.
Day 4 - Samarkand
Meeting with a guide and a driver at the Samarkand railway station to start a city tour. Visiting the impressive Registan Square, the remains of the Bibi-Khanum mosque, the Siab bazaar, the Ulugbek observatory, the Shahi-Zind necropolis and the Gur-Emir mausoleum, the last refuge of the Turkish-Mongolian emperor Timur. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 - Samarkand - Tashkent
Breakfast in the hotel. Free day in Samarkand. Upon request, visit: Khujum Carpet Factory, visit to a wine tasting at the Khovrenkovsky Vodka Factory. In the evening, transfer to the railway station to catch the Afrosiab high-speed train leaving for Tashkent at 18.00. Arrival in Tashkent at 20.10. The end of the tour.
List of 7 wonders of Uzbekistan:
1) Palace of Forums (Tashkent)
2) Tashkent TV Tower
3) Museum of Art named after I.V.Savitsky (Nukus)
4) Ichan-Kala (Khiva city)
5) Ensemble "Registan" (Samarkand)
6) Ulugbek Observatory and Memorial Museum (Samarkand)
7) Guri Amir Mausoleum (Samarkand)
Please note that the price and program of the tour for 2020 may vary depending on changes in the schedule of flights and trains, currency fluctuations and other unforeseen circumstances.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.