8 days Uzbekistan tour (4 GEMS of Uzbekistan)

Day 1:
Tashkent
Meeting with our driver behind the airport gates.
Transfer to the hotel, early check-in, accommodation, rest

Breakfast at hotel

Tashkent

Sightseeing program around the center of Tashkent. Visit Independence Square, Amir Timur Square, Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alisher Navoi, the Museum of Applied Arts.

After lunch in Choy-khona (local teahouse)

Continuation of the excursion program:

Monument of Courage
Сhorsu market
Kukeldash madrassah
The museum of Temurids
Duration of tour: 6-7 hour
Night in the hotel of Tashkent

Day 2:
Tashkent-Urgench
Tashkent Urgench (by plane) Urgench Khiva (by car)(35 km. 40 minutes)
Meeting with our driver at the hotel lobby

Transfer to Tashkent airport
Departure from Tashkent airport
Arrival to Urgench

Khiva - Toprak Kala - Ayaz Kala - Kizil Kala
Sightseeing program around Urgench- visiting fortresses Toprak Kala, Kizil Kala, Ayan Kala

Duration of tour: 5 hours

Transfer to hotel
Accommodation and check-in at the hotel.

Free time in Khiva
Overnight in Khiva

Day 3:
Khiva
Breakfast in the hotel

Meeting with the guide. Beginning of the excursion program.
Khiva city tour.

Khiva's old city, known as Ichan Kala, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit carpet workshop. Guided sightseeing program in Khiva:You will see palaces with the rich mosaic, unique beautiful minarets, madrassas and mosques such as:

Kunya-Ark Fortress,
Pahlavan Mahmud complex ( tickets paid by clients)
Tash-Khowli Palace (Harem),
Kalta-Minor Minaret,
Islam Khoja Complex.
Lunch in chaikhana.Visit woodcarving and carpet workshop.
Continuation of sightseeing program:
Juma Mosque and Minaret,
Karavan-Saray,
Minaret and Mosque of Khodja-Islam,
Tim of Ala-Kulikhan,
Madrassah of Abdulla-Khan,
Seyyid Allauddin Mausoleum,
Madrassah of Muhamad Amin-Khan ,
Madrassah of Muhamad Rakhim-Khan,
Walls and gates.
Duration of tour: 4 hours
Night in Khiva hotel (Hotel Asia-Khiva)

 

Day 4:

Khiva - Bukhara (by train)
Breakfast at hotel

Transfer to Khiva train station
Departure from Khiva
Arrival in Bukhara

Transfer to hotel, to leave baggage

16:00- Meeting with the guide. Transfer to the starting point of the excursion.

Sightseeing program in Bukhara:
House museum of the Fayzullah Khodjaev
Lyabi Hauz Complex.
Residential areas of Bukhara
Dungeon Zindan
Poi Kalon Ensemble which includes Kalon mosque, best-known minaret and Madrassah Miri-Arab,
Duration of tour: 3 - 4 hours
Transfer to the hotel.
Additionally in Bukhara: evening leisure (upon request)
Bozori Kord Telpak furushon-Eastern men's bath.
Hamam Kunzhak - Eastern women's bath near the Kalyan Minaret.
Folklore show in Madrasah Nodir Divan Begi (by availability)
Puppet theater and a workshop for making dolls.
Workshop for the production of scrawl
Bukhara carpet shop
Workshop on embroidery Suzane
Ceramic workshop in Gijduvan (located behind Bukhara in 70 km. By prior arrangement)
Маster class on cooking pilaf in the guest house
Overnight in Bukhara

 

Day 5:

Bukhara
Breakfast at hotel
Meeting with the guide. Transfer to the starting point of the excursion.
Sightseeing program in Bukhara:
Visit the Mausoleum of Ismail Samani - the burial place of Samanid dynasty dated 9 century, one of the most esteemed sights of central Asian architectures,
Chashma Ayub (Job's well).
Complex Bolo House
Arc Fortress - the center of political events and residence of Bukharian rulers until 1920. Nowadays there is a museum inside.
Bazar and trading domes

Day 6:
Bukhara - Samarkand (by train)
Meeting with the guide. Transfer to the starting point of the excursion.
Sightseeing program in suburb of Bukhara city:
Pilgrimage sight - Bahovadin Nakshbandi theologist of sufizm 14 century.
Sitorai Mohi Khosa - Summer palace of Emir of Bukhara.
Madrassa Chor-Minor.
Break for lunch
Duration of tour: 4 - 5 hours

Transfer to Bukhara train station
Departure from Bukhara on fast train Afrosiyab
Arrival in Samarkand

Transfer to hotel
Evening Samarkand
Overnight in Samarkand

Day 7:
Samarkand - Tashkent (by train)
Breakfast at the hotel

A full day guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand:We shall start our tour from visiting the most famous site of Uzbekistan - Registan square, which was the center of Samarkand during centuries. Registan Square is a complex of three monuments: Ulugbek Madrassah (15 th century), Sher-Dor Madrassah (17 century) and Tilla-Kari Madrassah (17 century).There is another symbol of Samarkand- Gur-Emir Mausoleum ("the grave of Emir"). The construction of the mausoleum, which was started in 1403, was concerned with the sudden death of Muhammad Sultan, the direct heir and beloved grandson of Tamerlane. In 1405 Timur died in Otrar city and his sons decided to move his body and bury him near his favorite grandson. From that time this mausoleum became the burial-vault of Timurids dynasty. We will visit Bibi Khanym mosque (the 15th century) it was the biggest mosque in CA, Syob bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis of Temurids dynasty ( the 12th - 15th century) where Khusama Ibin Abas was buried, the cousin of Muhammad the Prophet.

Duration of tour: 6 hours

Transfer to Samarkand train station from hotel
Departure from Samarkand
Arrival to Tashkent

Transfer to the hotel. Dinner.
Night at the hotel of Tashkent

Day 8:
Tashkent ✈
Transfer to the Tashkent International airport
The End of Tour!

Number of days: 8
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: Additional costs: International air tickets to/from to Uzbekistan (We can advise you on more convenient flights, as well as on request to buy tickets.) Lunches and dinners during the tour. Average lunch check is about $8, dinner is about $10. Souvenir expenses. Average receipt from our tourists: Small souvenirs - from $1 to $5; Average souvenirs - from $5 - $15; Big souvenirs - from $50 and above. Health insurance (it is recommended, but it is not obigatory for Uzbekistan Travel) Additional services not included in the program of the tour, and any changes to the program that entail additional costs.
What to bring: Foreign nationals will only need a few documents to enter Uzbekistan, as listed below: - Foreign passport; - Visa to Uzbekistan Note: more than 80 countries do not need a visa to Uzbekistan. Please contact our tour operator to check your country; - Health insurance policy; - Copies of documents (in case of loss of basic documents);
Transport: Bus/Minibus
Tour season:
January
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June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Cancellation Policy

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.