Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 3

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 3, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 3
9 days

Day 1: Tashkent
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Tashkent. You will start your guided city tour where you will visit main attractions of the city. The first sight to explore is the main square of the country that was erected as a token of victory in WWII. Then is the local Broadway that separates the Independence square and Amir Timur square. Later on you will visit the famous Tashkent metro that first line of which was built in 1977. Next destination of the tour is the old part of the city such as a Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that include several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Then is the most interesting part of the city the Othman Quran that is known as the world's oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. Night you will be spend in the hotel.  

Day 2: Tashkent - Chimgan Mountains - Tashkent
Today you will see the Chimgan Mountains. There you will reach the top of Beldersay peak by chair lift. It will take about 30 min one-way. Upon arrival you will enjoy the breathtaking nature. Moreover you will witness the Charvak lakeside. Here can swim but it's depend on season or walk around to enjoy the picturesque view of the area. Charvak is manmade lake that is very popular not only among locals but neighbor countries also. In the end of the day is return to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Tashkent - Termez
In course of the your you will have a morning flight to Termez. During the route you will learn that it one of the most ancient cities in Central Asia. Here you will be able to witness the remains of the great history of this once prosperous city. Here you will be able to witness the great historical heritage that was destroyed by Genghis-Khan in 1220. Then the new city appeared in the east of the old town. During the tour you will explore such sights as Archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zurmala, Mausoleum Sultan Saodat, Honako Kokaldor Ota, Nunnery Kirk Kiz, Jarkurgan's Minaret, Dalverzintepa archeological dig. But you need to pay attention that some sights might be closed due to military trainings. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
Today you will have a tour in the town that is known as the birthplace of Amir Timur that is known as the Shahrisabs. Here you will be able to see a lot of magnificent sights like Ak Saray Palace that was built by Amir Timur. You will be impressed to see the inscription on the main gates that tells: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". This prominent sight was erected to the eldest son of Amir Timur. He was died at the age of 20 in the battlefield due to which Amir Timur had great grief. At the end of the tour you will explore one of the main sights of tours to Uzbekistan: the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat. Here were buried all relatives of Amir Timur. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 5: Samarkand - Bukhara
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 the architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh where you can find a huge collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries that is also a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The last sight of the tour is the Bibi Khanum Mosque that was erected in honor of the favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Transfer to Bukhara. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 6: Bukhara
In course of the tour you will see the sights that have significant meaning for the city. The first sight that you will visit is the Citadel Ark of 4th century. This is the most ancient citadel of the Bukhara was used as a palace for several dynasties Bukhara Empire. Then is the masterpiece that is known as the Samanids mausoleum of 9th- 10th century. Later on you will explore the Chasma Ayub or Job's Well and Bolo - Hauz mosque of forty column named by Abu Fabyud Khan of Bukhara governor. After it you will explore the Nodir Divan Begi madrasah that is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble.The last sight for exploration is the Poi Kalon complex. It is known as the exceptional work of the architectural art of Bukhara. It consists of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 7: Bukhara - Khiva
Today you will drive to the oldest city in Uzbekistan. In Kgiva ou will explore a lot of historical sights. Moreover you will be impressed to know that history of this city closely connected to the legendary Khorezmshah's State. The capital of which was in Urgench before. In the 10th century Khiva was one of the most influential trading centers of Great Silk Road. Caravans here came like an endless stream to China and back. All these sights were preserved and passed through generations. You will pass the Kizilkum desert that lays from Bukhara to Khiva. In addition you will see the famous Kizilkum desert and Amu Darya river as well. This river is known as the deepest in Central Asia and it appeared due to the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral See. Upon arrival in Bukhara you will have free time. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Khiva - Tashkent  
In course of the travel you will have a guided city tour to explore the most interesting sight of Uzbekistan such as Ichan-Qala that is known as the inner city full of ancient sights. The city is encircled by strong walls. During the travel you will have an opportunity to enjoy old buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravanserais and Bathhouses. All of them made Ichan-Qala into unique city-monument.Here you will witness at least 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments.  In 1969 Ichan-Qala started to be historical and architectural conservation area. The main sights of tour here are Kunya-Ark fortress of 17th century found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an incredible example of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Evening flight to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.

Day 9: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport and flight home. 

Price per person:
02 pax - 815 $
04 pax - 605 $
06 pax - 545 $
08 pax - 515 $
10 pax - 470 $
Single - 120 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Termez, Shahrisabs, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva -260 $ per group

English speaking escort guide - 560 $ per group

All dinners - 80 $*
All lunches and dinners - 140 $*

Entrance fees - 80 $* (*with escort guide only)

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Termez - "Asson" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Porso" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Train tickets (if any)
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Termez (from 70 $ per person)   
- Flight tickets Urgench - Tashkent (from 80 $ per person)