Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 7

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 7, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 7
7 days

Day 1: Tashkent- Nukus
In the morning you will have a flight to Nukus. Today is a city tour and visit the Museum of Savitsky which shows the masterpieces of forbidden art. Museum collects 20th century Russian avant-garde paintings, works of Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group. The ruler of the Karakalpakstan state museum of art composed the artworks in 1960s. He acquired excluded works from oppressed soviet artists and conserved and finally revealed them in this remote central Asian art-house. We will drive to Nukus to see Mizdakhan necropolis which used to be ancient city centuries ago. Archaeological results long-established that area was uninterruptedly captured from the 4th century BC till about 14th century AD. Visit a 2200 years-old Zoroastrian ancient monument known as Chilpyk. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Nukus - Khiva
In the morning is transfer to Khiva. You will have a sightseeing tour in the oldest city of Uzbekistan. See inside of Ichan Qala, the inner city in Khiva smooth-edged with sturdy walls. See old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan Sarais and Bathhouses changed Ichan Qala into a unique city. Ichan Qala involves of over 400 traditional dwelling houses and about 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala was nominated a historical and architectural conservation area. The most significant sites in it are the Kunya Ark fortress of the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an unbelievable sample of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara
Today is transfer to a captivating city of Bukhara where you can see more than 140 architectural monuments Bukhara is a "town museum" of the Middle Ages. The city involves of narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments belong to different epochs. The road from Khiva to Bukhara goes via the famous Kizilkum desert. On the way we will relish the view to Amu Darya river. It is the deepest river in Central Asia, formed by the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral See. Upon arrival in Bukhara, night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
Today we will have a sightseeing tour in the charming city of Bukhara. You will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara dating back to the 4th century caked Citadel Ark which served as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. See Samanids mausoleum of 9th -10th century. Then the tour will be continued to Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque, known also as the mosque of forty columns dedicated to Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. Walk along the shopping domes and visit one of the most renowned madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi (Lyabi House Ensemble). The tour will end with visiting Poi Kalon complex which has three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries as Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.

Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand
We will travel to Samarkand. The city situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan. On arrival you will have a city tour and visit places as Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square has three amazing Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh presents a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to beloved Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
Travelers will transfer to Tashkent (train). We will visit Independence square. It is the main square of the country, placed as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. We will walk along the local Broadway. On the way we will see the famous Tashkent metro opened in 1977. Visit the old part of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that has several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. We will 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, but killed in 8th century. Night is in a hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Flight to the next destination.  

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 690 $
04 pax - 575 $
06 pax - 510 $
08 pax - 470 $
10 pax - 435 $
Single - 65 $

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

*Half board - 50 $
*Full board - 95 $

*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only  

Local guides - 210 $ per group

Escort guide - 390 $ per group

Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus - from 80 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent 

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