Travel in Uzbekistan: Tour 3

 

Travel in Uzbekistan: Tour 3, Uzbekistan.

Travel in Uzbekistan: Tour 3
Destination:
Uzbekistan
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent


Day 1: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva
We are happy to see you in Uzbekistan. When you arrive at the airport, the driver will meet you and transfer to a hotel. Then we will have a flight to Urgench and then transfer to Khiva. In Khiva you will have a city tour and visit Ichan Qala with strong smoothed walls. In addition, see old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan Sarais and Bathhouses. Ichan Qala consists of 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. Ichan Qala developed historical and architectural conservation area in 1969. See Kunya Ark fortress of 17th century, set up by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Khiva - Bukhara
In the morning we will travel to Bukhara. Here you will find more than 140 architectural monuments. This city is famous foe narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments of different periods. It is worth saying that Khiva - Bukhara road goes via Kizilkum desert where you can see Amu Darya river. It is the deepest river in Central Asia. This river is merging of the Panj and the Vakhsh in Tajikistan that flow into Aral See. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara
Today is a city tour. We will visit Citadel Ark of 4th century and then walk to Samanids mausoleum belonging to the 9th -10th century. You are going to see the famous Chashma Ayub so called Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque where you can see forty columns made in honor of Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. We will visit shopping domes and see famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi. It is a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. This tour will finish by seeing the Poi Kalon compel which is famous for three structures of the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara - Samarkand
Today is transfer to Samarkand by train. On arrival you will have a city tour. Samarkand is a wonderful city which is located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city in Uzbekistan the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome. The tour will be continued visiting Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square has three beautiful Madrasahs of 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh complex is famous for a rich collection of mausoleums of 11th-15 centuries (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bibi Khanum Mosque was constructed in honor of Tamerlane's wife, after his triumph in India. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent
In the morning is train to Tashkent and a city tour. Visit the Independence square dedicated to the success in World War II. We will walk along local Broadway. On the way we will see a great metro of Tashkent city. It was opened in 1977. This tour will be continued visiting Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam and see several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. See the Othman Quran which is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 6: Tashkent - Departure
Airport transfer.


Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus


Price per person:
02 pax - 720 $
04 pax - 530 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 440 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 70 $

Early check-in - 40
Single early check-in - 65 $

Half board - 50 $
Full board - 85 $

English speaking guide - 390 $ per group

Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 55 $ per person


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Khiva - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Bukhara - Samarkand, Samarkand - Tashkent in economy class. Afrosiab fast trains are in first choice, if there are no tickets for fast train, we will change with normal trains.
- Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Urgench