Name of the tour: Uzbekistan cultural tour
The best attractions: Tashkent, Urgut, Samarkand
Length of the tour: 5 days
Day 1: Tashkent
Today you will have a fascinating city tour in Tashkent with the amazing highlights. Tahe tour starts with exploring the amazing attraction Independence square. Here you will have a chance to discover fascinating scenery, where important events are held every year. People know this square because it was erected in honor of the Victory in World War II. Then you will explore the local Broadway that is located between Independence square and Amir Timur square. And people will be inspired by its fascinating views, explore the mesmerizing souvenirs and art. Uyou will proceed the tour with exploring the beautiful Tashkent metro. It has fabulous walls, you will have a ride and fascinate the amazing architecture. Today you will also explore the old part of the city that consists of Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. Here is situated several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Today you shouldn’t miss a chance to discover the prominent attraction Othman Quran. You will have a hcane to explore the world’s oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. The night ill be in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand (350 km, 4 hrs drive)
Today you will travel to fascinating Samarkand. During the tour, you will be able to explore that Samraknad is a very ancient city with a history of 2,500 years. This city is the second largest in Uzbekistan and is located in the valley of the Zerafshan River. During the trip, you can learn that it is located in the heart of the Great Silk Road and is the same age as Rome and Babylon. It is the second most populous city in Uzbekistan. You have a chance to explore the beautiful sights and see them as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. During the tour, you will be able to explore that Registan Square is one of the most beautiful sights of Samarkand with beautiful madrasas that date from the 15th-17th century and amaze guests with their landscapes. After that, the guests of Uzbekistan will be sent in a beautiful and fascinating architectural complex Shakhi Zinda, where you'll explore the beautiful while in the ensembles, where visitors will be able nasladitsa beautiful collection of mausoleums which belong to 11-15 centuries. This landmark is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists will also be able to go to the Bibi Khanum mosque and see the grandiose views and learn that it was built in honor of Tamerlan's beloved wife after his visit to India. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand – Urgut – Samarkand
In the morning you will transfer to a small village outside of Samarkand named Urgut. Here you will have a chance to explore interesting colorful and bustling bazaar. Then you will continue the tour with transferring to Samarkand and travel to another village. Here you will have a wonderful chance to visit memorial complex of Al Bukhary. As you explore this place, you will learn that Al-Bukhari devoted himself entirely to science and worship. He was an Islamic scholar and wrote many hadiths, also known as Sahih al-Bukhari, which Sunni Muslims consider one of the most original collections of hadith. He was also the author of books like Al-Adab al-Mufrad. This day you will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand – Tashkent (350 km)
In the morning you will travel to the capital of Uzbekistan-Tashkent. Tourist will have a chance to discover the outstanding Courage Monument that is a memorial comple. During the tour, you will learn that this is one of the most outstanding attractions of the city. You will be able to explore that it is dedicated to events that took place in the 20th century and claimed many lives. Then the tour will continue to the memorial complex where you can enjoy the views of Zangi Ota. Many Muslims come to this place every year and visit the grave of the Holy Sheikh AI-Khoja named Zangi Ota. This day you will finish the tour with discovering the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, where guests of the country will explore examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Tashkent – Flight
Transfer to airport and flight home.
02 pax – Sedan
04-06 pax – Minivan
08-10 pax – Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax – 420 $
04 pax – 350 $
06 pax – 310 $
08 pax – 295 $
10 pax – 275 $
Single – 50 $
Early check-in – 30 $
Single early check-in – 50 $
*Half board – 35 $
*Full board – 65 $
*Entrance fees – 30 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides – 140 $ per group
Escort guide – 200 $ per group
Tashkent – “Tourist Inn” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets – 60 $ pp for round trip