Travel to Uzbekistan: Tour 3

 Travel to Uzbekistan, Tour 3

Travel to Uzbekistan: Tour 3

Day 1: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva  
Uzbekistan is glad to see everyone on a tour. Meet the driver and drive to a hotel. Afterwards we will have flight to Urgench then transfer to Khiva. Upon arrival you will have a city tour.  Ichan Qala is defined to be the inner city in Khiva with strong walls. Also, you can see buildings, palaces, mosques, madrasahs, mausoleums, minarets, caravan sarais and bathhouses. Then we will see over 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. Ichan Qala became historical conservation area in 1969. See Kunya-Ark fortress of the 17th century, discovered by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.  

Day 2: Khiva - Bukhara  
Today's goal is travelling to Bukhara. This city is also called "town museum" found in the middle Ages. See more than 140 architectural monuments. In Bukhara you will walk along narrow streets, beautiful green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments and so on. Actually, Khiva - Bukhara road goes via Kizilkum desert. On the way you will see the attractiveness of Amu Darya river that is the deepest river in Central Asia. This river is union of the Panj and the Vakhsh in Tajikistan that flow into Aral See. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara
The whole day is dedicated to city tour. You will visit Citadel Ark of 4th century. It is the most ancient citadel in Bukhara that served to several Emirs' of Bukhara. After it is Samanids mausoleum, considered to be real masterwork of 9th -10th century. Then you will see famous Chashma Ayub - job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, known also as the mosque of forty columns made in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. You can wander along the shopping domes and then visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi. It is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble, famous central sightseeing of Bukhara.  At the end you will visit Poi Kalon complex, the unique sample of architectural art of Bukhara. It made of three structures of the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara - Samarkand
The tour will start from transfer to Samarkand by train. On arrival is a city tour. Samarkand is one of the most visited cities and situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city in Uzbekistan. It has the one age as Babylon or Rome. Visit the most extraordinary sights of this city as Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. First to all we will visit Registan Square and see three impressive madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. See Shakhi Zindeh copmlx where you can see a lot of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of Tamerlane's wife. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent
In the morning we will have train to Tashkent. Upon arrival is city tour. Visit Independence square placed for the victory of World War II, walk along the local Broadway and see the metro of Tashkent city. It is one of the most magnificent and attractive in the world. The first line was opened in 1977. Find the old part of the city with its Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that comprises of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most important site of this exhibits is the Othman Quran which as the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. Overnight is ina hotel. 

Day 6: Tashkent - Departure
Have a safe flight!


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*
- Mineral water during the tour
- 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.                                   

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