Name of the tour: Vivid Uzbekistan
The best attractions: Tashkent, Samarkand, Nurata
Length of the tour: 6 days
Day 1: Tashkent
Today you will discover the fascinating sites in the city. In course of the tour you will Independence square and see that it is the main square with a lot of attractions and green alleys. Then you will discover the fascinating Broadway, where guests will have a chance to explore souvenir shops and cafes. Further you will direct to Tashkent Metro and have a ride. You are going to explore the fascinating attraction with incredible beauty. You will see that it was opened in 1977. You will continue the tour with exploring the old part of the city. Here you will have a chance to discover amazing attractions as: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that includes of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. During the tour, you will also be able to explore the Osman Qur'an, which is the oldest copy in the world, which dates back to the 8th century. You will be able to explore that this is the first original source of the holy book that was written on the skin of a deer, the oldest preserved manuscript of the Koran that was stained with blood. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand (350 km, 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast you will travel to Samarkand. During the tour you will see that this ancient city is situated in the heart of the Great Silk Road and has a 2,500-year history. You will see that the city is situated in the Zarafshan river valley and is the second largest city in Uzbekistan. This day is dedicated to a city tour n this wonderful city. You are going to explore such attractions as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. You are going to explore the real masterpiece in the center of Samarkand-Registan. You will be amazed by its three incredible madrassas, which date back to the 15th- 17th. Then you will head to architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh you will be able to explore that it was a major spiritual and religious center that could replace a trip to Mecca as a Hajj. There is a collection of mausoleums that date back to the 11th-15th centuries, and are under the protection of UNESCO protection. Our clients of the company will be able to enjoy the beautiful views of the Bibi Khanum mosque and learn that it was built in honor of Tamerlan's wife and learn about her history. This night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand – Yurts camp of Nurata (310 km, 4 hours)
This night you will transfer to a small town of Nurat, a real oriental pearl, which is often called the most exotic place to visit in Central Asia. The history of Nurata goes back to ancient times. Nurata attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world every year thanks to its miraculous spring. Upon arrival you will have a city tour where you will have a chance to overlook the Khasan- Khuseyn Mosque, blacksmith’s and potter’s workshops and a sacred pond with sacred fishes, a place for pilgrimage by Muslim worshipers in Nurata. This day you will discover Medressa of Sheihun Hasan Nury, Namazgokh Mosque and remains of so called "Alexander the Great’s Fortress”. Then you will continue the tour with transferring to yurt camp in dessert. This night you will spend in the yurt camp.
Day 4: Nurata – Samarkand
In the morning you will have a chance to have amazing one - two hour camel tour to Aydarkul lake, a large reservoir of artificial origin, located in the north-eastern part of Uzbekistan and has become a real natural attraction of this country. Its area is 3,478 km2 and currently continues to increase. Here guests will have a chance to taste freshly cooked fish for a lunch, swim in warm and take a rest, sun bath on the wonderful beach. The tour route will take you to Samarkand. After that you will stop over to Sariamish stone paintings. You will get facts that here were found about There were explored about 3 000 pictures. Rock carvings of Sariamish. This is one of the most famous places in Central Asia with rock carvings. The petroglyphs are located in the south of Karatau. You will know that it was established — the oldest drawings are about 10 thousand years old, and most — about 4 thousand. Then you will arrive to the hotel and rest the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand – Tashkent (350 km, 4.5 hrs)
Today you will travel to Tashkent. The first destination you will explore will be Courage Monument that is a memorial complex, It serves as a reminder to the population of Tashkent, which was in 1966 on April 26, there was a powerful earthquake that saved many lives. You can also visit the interesting memorial complex of Zangi Ota, which is a real pearl of the Muslim historical and artistic heritage, it is one of the most revered and sacred places in Tashkent. The tour you complete with discovering the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan. Guests will overlook fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent – Flight
Transfer to airport.
02 pax – Sedan
04-06 pax – Minivan
08-10 pax – Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax – 505 $
04 pax – 445 $
06 pax – 405 $
08 pax – 385 $
10 pax – 355 $
Single – 50 $
Early check-in – 30 $
Single early check-in – 50 $
*Half board – 35 $
*Full board – 60 $
*Entrance fees – 30 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides – 140 $ per group
Escort guide – 250 $ per group
Tashkent – “Tourist Inn” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Nurata – Yurts
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets - 60$ Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent