Uzbekistan Cities and Aral Sea
Day1. Arrival in Uzbekistan
Arrival in Tashkent international airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day2. Visits in Tashkent
Full day for visiting Tashkent.
Visits: the Chorsu Bazaar, Khastimam complex, the place of Independence & Amir Temur Square, the museum of Applied Arts. Lunch in “Central Asian Plov Center”, dinner in a traditional restaurant.
Day3. Tashkent – Nukus – Aral Sea (Muynaq) – Nukus
Morning flight for Nukus and drive to Muynaq to see the graveyard of boats. Lunch picnic, dinner in Nukus.
Day4. Nukus – Khiva
Drive from Nukus to Khiva. Lunch and dinner in Khiva.
Visits in Khiva. Visiting the monuments of Ichan Kala citadel.
Lunch and dinner in traditional restaurants.
Day6. Khiva – Bukhara
Drive from Khiva to Bukhara through the desert Kyzylkum.
Drive from Khiva to Bukhara through the desert Kyzylkum. Lunch in a desert restaurant, dinner in Lyabi Khauz restaurant Bukhara.
Visits in the center of Bukhara. Visits: the mausoleum of Samanids, Ark citadel, Bolo Khauz mosque, the ancient trade complexes – Toki Sarrafon, Toki Telpakfurushon and Toki Zagaron, the Lyabi Khauz complex, Chor Minor and the Kosh Madrasahs.Visits in the center of Bukhara. Lunch and dinner in traditional teahouses.
Visits outside the city of Bukhara. The visits: Chor Minor, Naqshbandi necropolis (12km), the summer residence of the emirs of Bukhara – Sitorai Mokhi Khossa (14km).Lunch and dinner in traditional restaurants
Day9. Bukhara – Yurt Camps
Drive to the desert for having a night in nomadic tents. Visits: the Chahma complex in Nurata. Lunch in a traditional house in Nurata, dinner in the yurt camp.
Day10. Yurt Camps – Samarkand
Camel riding, swimming in the Aydarkul lake and drive to Samarkand. Lunch in Nurata, dinner in Samarkand.
Visits in Samarkand: the majestic Registan place with its 3 magnificent madrasahs, the Bibi Khanum mosque, Shakhi Znida necropolis & the Prophet Daniel mausoleum. Lunch during visits. Dinner in “Samarkand” restaurant which is reputed for its kebabs.
Visits in Samarkand: the Gur-Emir – mausoleum of Amir Temur and the Oservatory of Ulughbeg. Lunch and dinner in traditional restaurants.
Day13. Samarkand – Shakhrisabz – Samarkand
Drive to the south of Uzbekitan to visit the city of Shahrisabz. Return to Samarkand in the end of visits. Lunch in Shakhrisabz, dinner in Samarkand.
Day14. Drive to Tashkent
Drive to Tashkent through the steppe of Hunger. Free time in Tashkent. Lunch in a road restaurant and dinner in traditional restaurant in Tashkent.
Day15. Departure from Uzbekistan
Morning transfer to the Tashkent International Airport.
The price in USD per person, for 5 travelers:
1027 USD per person
The price includes:
All transfers with a private driver in minivan;
Accommodation in shared guesthouses, hotels and yurts;
Guided visits in all cities;
Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinners);
Domestic flight tickets;
Entrance fees to monuments mentioned in the program;
A Dance Show in Khiva:
The price does not include:
Single room supplement ;
Alcoholic drinks (and drinks other than tea and mineral water during lunch and dinners);
Photo and video fees on certain sites;
Tips and gratuities;