Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 6

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 6, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 6
5 days

Day 1: Tashkent
We are glad to see you in Uzbekistan. On arrival you will have a city tour and visit Independence square which is the main square of the country, placed as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. Then walk to the local Broadway and admire beauty of famous Tashkent metro, amongst the most attractive subways in the world. It was opened in 1977. We will visit the old part of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that entails of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. See the Othman Quran which is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. His blood is found in the Quran pages. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara  
Today is transfer (flight or train) to Bukhara. Today is a city tour. We will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara of the 4th century named Citadel Ark which ruled as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. See Samanids mausoleum of the 9th -10th century. We will visit Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque of forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. We will walk along the shopping domes and visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi which is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble, famous central sightseeing of Bukhara. We will end a tour to Poi Kalon complex, the unique sample of architectural art of Bukhara. It contains of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara
Today is a sightseeing tour in Bukhara. We will visit Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex, situated few kilometers from Bukhara. It is a commemorative complex of famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher as one of the Muslim haj places for all people of Islamic world. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the divine masters of Amir Timur. Nowadays complex involves of mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. Then you will drive to see the countryside residence of Bukhara Emirs named Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. You will see combination of various architectural styles. Emir called the site on behalf of his wife who died young "Star - like and moon- like Palace". We will drive to Sumiton village to find Chor Bakr monument complex, the town of the dead. Complex signifies the four sides of the earth and construes that all people are equal. Structure of the complex began during the Samanids reign until the 16th century. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara - Tashkent
In the morning is transfer (flight or train) to Tashkent. We will visit Courage Monument which is a celebratory complex, founded in honor of the abolition of the consequences of the Tashkent earthquake. We will continue to Zangi Ota memorial complex. According to legend, Zangi Oota was a shepherd and renowned for his knowledge. The tour will be continued to the State Museum of Timurid history which has 3,000 different items including jewelry, musical instruments, weapons, various coins, paintings, documents, historical manuscripts and clothing of Timurid's period. We will see State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, comprising of fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Have a safe flight.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 495 $
04 pax - 380 $
06 pax - 330 $
08 pax - 300 $
10 pax - 280 $
Single - 55 $

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

*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 70 $

*Entrance fees - 35 $ available with escort guide only  

Local guides - 170 $ per group

Escort guide - 310 $ per group

Train tickets Tashkent - Bukhara - Tashkent - from 80 $ per person

Flight tickets Tashkent - Bukhara - Tashkent - from 110 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour                                   

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