Name of the tour: Diverse Uzbekistan
The best attractions: Tashkent, Samarkand, Urgut, Gijduvan
Length of the tour: 6 days
Day 1: Tashkent
This day is dedicated to a wonderful city tour in the wonderful capital of Uzbekistan. Then you will go to the main square of the country Independence square. You will have a chance to see here the main square of the country is decorated with green alleys and many attractions which was erected in honor of the victory in World War II. Then you will continue the tour with exploring the amazing local Broadway. You will be amazed by the picturesque views and discover souvenirs shops and local arts. Then you will head to the interesting Tashkent Metro where you will have a chance to explore one of the most beautiful metro in the world. You will have a ride there. Then the tour will take you to the old part of the city which includes: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. It includes several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. This day you will have a chance to explore the fascinatng point the Othman Quran which is the world’s oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. The overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand (350 km, 4 hrs drive)
This day you will transfer to the ancient Samarkand. During the tour, you can find out that Samarkand is the second city in Uzbekistan, which is located in the valley of the Zerafshan River. This city is more than 2,500 years old and is the same age as Rome and Babylon. During the tour you will be able to explore that it played an important role in the Great Silk Road. Today the guests of the country will have an opportunity to explore the important attractions of Samarkand such as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. During the tour, you will learn that Registan is an incredibly beautiful square with 3 madrasas, and it will enchant you with beautiful views, charming landscapes that date back to the 15th and 17th centuries. Next comes the Shakhi-Zindeh architectural complex, which has a collection of 11-15 century mausoleums and is of great historical significance, which is included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO. You will also be able to explore the Bibi Khangum Mosque, which attracts visitors with its beauty, architecture, and you will be able to explore that it was built in honor of Tameralan's wife after his trip to India. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand – Urgut – Samarkand
In the morning you will travel to a small village outside of Samarkand that is called Urgut. Here guests in the tour will have a chance to see the village that is located near Samarkand. This place is popular due bustling and colorful national Bazaar, where tourist can walk, enjoy the atmosphere and take photos. After that you will travel to Samarkand and travel to another village. There you will explore memorial complex of Al Bukhary. Al Bukhary was well known Islamic scholar. He was the author of the hadith collection known as Sahih al-Bukhari, regarded by Sunni Muslims as one of the most authentic Hadith collections. He was also the author of Al-Adab al-Mufrad. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand – Gijduvan – Bukhara
In the morning you will travel to Bukhara. During the tour you will have a chance to explore Gijduvan village. Our guests will be able to go to a beautiful and interesting place-the pottery workshop. In the tours you will be able to explore that the Gijduvan school has an interesting history that exists to this day. Secrets, skills, and techniques have been passed down from generation to generation for many years. During the tours, the company's clients will be able to learn that the Narzullaev family in the sixth generation is engaged in this business, which is known all over the world. Here, the ceramic products are decorated with blue and green flowers, as well as geometric patterns. After that you will travel to Bukhara. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara
Today you will have an interesting city tour in Bukhara. This day you will discover the first destination that is called as Citadel Ark. The most interesting of the preserved monuments of the Arch is the throne hall of the Emir of Bukhara, Kurinishkhan, a reception room for ceremonies and celebrations that dates back to the 4th century. Then you will discover the outstanding attraction - Samanids mausoleum. Today you will be amazed by the amazing masterpiece of architecture of 9th -10th century. Then you will continue the tour with fabulous Chashma Ayub that means Job's well. After that you will explore Bolo-Hauz mosque, a striking example of the architectural traditions of the East, which was erected in honor of the governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Then you will discover the shopping domes. Guest will have a chance to buy here souvenirs. You will be amazed by the admirable madrasah called Nodir Divan Begi. During the tour you will know that it is a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. The tour will be finished with visiting Poi Kalon complex, where you will find three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Bukhara – Flight
Transfer to airport and flight home.
02 pax – Sedan
04-06 pax – Minivan
08-10 pax – Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax – 475 $
04 pax – 420 $
06 pax – 385 $
08 pax – 355 $
10 pax – 325 $
Single – 60 $
Early check-in – 30 $
Single early check-in – 50 $
*Half board – 40 $
*Full board – 75 $
*Entrance fees – 30 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides – 160 $ per group
Escort guide – 320 $ per group
Tashkent – “Tourist Inn” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Old City” Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets Tashkent – Samarkand – 30 $