Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2
7 days

Day 1: Tashkent
Upon arrival to airport you will be met and transferred to the capital of Uzbekistan. In course of the tour you will explore the Independence square that is also the main sight of Uzbekistan. It is considered to be a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. Then is a local Broadway that separates the Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it you will have a ride in one of the most beautiful subways that is known as the Tashkent metro. The first line of this attraction was opened in 1977. Later on you will drive t the old part of the city to have tour at  Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex which has several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The highlighted part in tours to Uzbekistan is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century which belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph. He was killed by habds of non-muslims in 8th century. His blood spred over the Quran, you can see on its pages. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva
Morning flight to Urgench and after that is transfer to Khiva.  In course of the tour you will travel to the oddest city of Uzbekistan that is known as the inner city of Khiva. Ichan-Qala is surrounded by strong walls and inside of it you will witness ancient sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravanserais and Bathhouses. All these attractions made Ichan-Qala into breathtaking city-monument. Here you will be able to see about 400 traditional dwelling houses and 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan-Qala become a historical and architectural conservation area. Don't miss the chance to explore the Kunya-Ark fortress found in the 17th century by Muhammad Arang Khan as well as Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace which are considered to be an architectural mastership an incredible sample of Khorezm since 1830s. You will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara
Today you will have a drive to Bukhara city. During the tour you will see the more than 140 architectural monuments of the middle Ages. While travel here you will have time to enjoy the narrow streets, green parks and gardens as well as historical and architectural monuments of different times that stand close to each other. The tour will go through the road that goes through the Kizilkum desert. Moreover here you will be able to witness the Amu Darya river that is considered to be the deepest river in Central Asia that appeared due to the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral Sea. On arrival in Bukhara, you will have the break. The night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
The day will start by having city tour in Bukhara. At first you will visit the oldest citadel in Bukhara that is known as the Citadel Ark of the 4th century. This prominent sight used to be a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. After it will be the masterpiece of Samanids mausoleum of 9th -10th century. Next destinations of tour are Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque. This famous mosque was erected for Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Don't miss the chance to explore the shopping domes as well as one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara. This Nodir Divan Begi is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble that is known as one of the most visited place in tours. The last attraction for today is the Poi Kalon complex made of three structures and built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
Today during the tour you will explore the birthplace of Amir Timur. In the morning you will drive to Shahrisabs where you will see such incredible places as Ak Saray Palace, built by Amir Timur. Tours to this place are quite popular due to the rich history of this site. While exploring it you will see the note on the main portal of the Palace: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Later on you will visit the Jahongir mausoleum that was erected in honor of the eldest son of Amir Timur wh died at the age of 20 on the battlefield. Amir Timur mourned for 30 years. Later on you will visit Shahrisabs, the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes where all progenies and relatives of Amir Timur were repressed. You will drive toSamarkand. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
In course of the tour you will find Samarkand vin the valley of the river Zerafshan. During the tour you will learn that it is the second largest city of Uzbekistan the age of which is similar to one of the cities of Babylon or Rome. Then be prepared to witness the magnificent beauty of prominent sights like Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. The first sight to visit will be the Registan Square that is known as the complex of three breathtaking Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. Then is Shakhi-Zindeh where you can witness a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. Moreover this sight is listed to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And the last one sight for today is the Bibi Khanum Mosque that was erected in honor of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his successful campaign in India. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport

Price per person:
02 pax - 695 $
04 pax - 520 $
06 pax - 465 $
08 pax - 440 $
10 pax - 400 $
Single - 90 $

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

English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Shahrisabs and Samarkand - 190 $ per group

English speaking escort guide - 450 $ per group 

All dinners - 65 $*
All lunches and dinners - 110 $*

Entrance fees - 55 $* (*with escort guide only) 

Flight tickets Tashkent - Urgench - 90 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Samarkand-Tashkent 
- 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