Destination

The Adventures of Ali Baba

The Adventures of Ali Baba

City: Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent

Group size: Min. - 4 persons;

Duration: 5 days

“The adventures of Ali Baba” is a tour which will introduce to the must-see sights of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. You will move back in time to the medieval ages visiting Ichan-Kala fortress in Khiva, Samanid Mausoleum, medieval fortress Arc in Bukhara, the famous Registan Square, Gur-Emir Mausoleum in Samarkand and other interesting sights and adventures.

 

Day 1. Tashkent

At 9:00 am meet with your guide at the lobby of the hotel. Start sightseeing Tashkent from the old part of city with Khast-Imam complex where the world famous Koran of Caliph Othman. In Khasti-Imam Complex you will visit Madrasah of Bara-Khan,Tilla-Sheykh Mosque, Mausoleum of the saint Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Next, you will visit Chor-Su bazaar, continue to the center of Tashkent with Amir Temur Square, Independence Square and Applied Arts Museum.

Day2. Tashkent – Samarkand

Early breakfast, then meet with your guide at the lobby of the hotel. Drive to the Tashkent railway station. High speed train “Afrosiyob” leaves for Samarkand at 08:00 and arrives in Samarkand 10:10. Check in. Start sightseeing in the old Samarkand in new contrasts. Visit Gur-Emir mausoleum- authentic shrine of Tamerlane, famous Registan ensemble-the heart of Samarkand, consist of three grandiose buildings: The Ulugbek’s madrasah, Sher-dor madrasah, Tilla-Kori madrasah, Ulugbeks observatory, Shakhi Zinda necropolis, Bibi-Khanim Mosque and the old Siyab Bazaar. After, you will have a dinner in the national house of local family. Master class of making Uzbek plov.  Overnight at the Hotel.

Day3. Samarkand – Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station of Samarkand at 09:00. Train leaves for Bukhara at 09:45 and arrives at 11:20. Transfer and check in at the hotel. Start enjoying with the excursion in the old Bukhara. Visit Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, madrasahs of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, trade domes, Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble, Chor-Minor Madrasah. Free time in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.

Day4. Bukhara – Tashkent

After Breakfast continue sightseeing in Bukhara outskirts discovering Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Mausoleum of Samanids dynasty and Chashma-Ayub mausoleums. Then visit Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir, unique site combining Oriental and Russian architecture. At 15:00 transfer to the railway station of Bukhara. 15:51 Depart Bukhara. At 19:40 arrive in Tashkent. Have some dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day5. Tashkent – Home

 

Free time until transfer to Tashkent International Airport. Departure. End of Tour. 

 

Accommodation:

City

Hotel

Nights

Tashkent

Usbekistan, Grand Nur, Shodlik palace

2

Samarkand

Bibikhanum, Gala Osiyo, Ideal, Malika Classic

1

Buhara

Karavan, Hovli Poyon, Aist

1

 

Price Includes:

         ·   Accommodation x 04 Nights at the mentioned hotels (or similar) with breakfasts (based on TWIN/DOUBLE/TRIPLE sharing rooms);

         ·     Ticket for the bullet train “Afrasiyab” for Tashkent – Samarkand, Samarkand – Bukhara, Bukhara – Tashkent  routes;

         ·     Uzbekistan Map per person;

         ·      Master class of traditional Music instruments;

         ·     Comfortable Transport as per program (Car for 2 pax, Minivan for 3-7 pax, Bus for 10 pax +);

         ·      Entrance fees to the abovementioned monuments as per program (except photo/ video char.);

         ·      Professional English, French, German, Russian, Japanese-speaking escort guide from arrival to departure; 

         ·     Uzbekistan Visa support Letter (Letter of invitation with Telex Number from MFA);

         ·      Meals: All Breakfast + Dinner in Samarkand at the house of local family with Master class of making Uzbek Plov;

         ·      Tourist tax in Uzbekistan;

Price does not include:

 

 ·         Hotel charges for additional services;

 ·         Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;

 ·         Personal travel insurance.

 ·         International air tickets

 

 

Number of days: 5
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
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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