Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 1

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 1, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 1
5 days

Day 1: Tashkent
You will start your tour upon arrival to airport. Guide will meet and accompany you to the main sights of the capital of Uzbekistan. The first attraction to visit is the Independence square that is also a main square of the country. This sight was erected as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II is erected. Then is the local Broadway that divides the Independence square and Amir Timur square. In course of the tour you will also have a ride in a one of the most beautiful subways, the Tashkent metro. The first line was opened in 1977. Don't miss the chance to explore the old part of the city here you will have an opportunity to visit the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam, a complex of madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The main sight in tour to Uzbekistan is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century.  Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph was killed by non-muslims in 8th century and blood spred over the Quran, which can be seen even nowadays. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara
Morning train to Bukhara. Upon arrival you will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara of the 4th century that is known as Citadel Ark. This sight used to be a palace of Bukhara Empire. Then is the masterwork of 9th -10th century that is known as Samanids mausoleum. Next destinations of the tour are the Chashma Ayub or Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, which is famous due to the forty columns that were built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Don't miss the chance to see the souvenir shops. Later on you will explore one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi that is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. At the end of city tour you will investigate the Poi Kalon complex that is made of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries. They are Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. You will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara - Gijduvan - Samarkand
Today you will travel to the next destination of the tour to Samarkand. During the tour you will have a break Gijduvan village. This attraction is famous due to the private pottery workshop of Gijduvan ceramics school. You will be impressed to know that skill of making is passing through generation. Nowadays this school is a home for the sixth generation of potters from Narzullayevs family. This family glorified this Gijduvan school ceramics in the world. Gijduvan School of ceramics is distinguished by a geometric pattern with green and blue colors in production of products. Afterwards we will continue your drive to to Samarkand. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
During the tour you will be impressed to know that Samarkand is a city that can be found in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan with the age similar to cities of Babylon or Rome. In course of the tour you will visit the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a complex of three Madrasahs dating back to 15-17th centuries that is also known as the major attraction in tours to Uzbekistan. Shakhi-Zindeh is a complex that represents a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. It is also a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was erected for favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his success in India. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport

Price per person:
02 pax - 595 $
04 pax - 450 $
06 pax - 395 $
08 pax - 375 $
10 pax - 345 $
Single - 70 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55$ 

English speaking local guides - 120 $ per group

English speaking escort guide - 300 $ per group

All dinners - 40 $
All lunches and dinners - 70 $

Entrance fees - 40 $ (*with escort guide only)

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Tashkent-Bukhara and Samarkand-Tashkent                                   

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