Name of the tour: Colorful Uzbekistan
The best attractions: Tashkent, Chimgan, Samarkand, Bukhara
Length of the tour: 7 days
Day 1: Tashkent
This day you will arrive to Tashkent international airport. After that you will get acquainted with the driver with signboard at meeting area. Further you will travel to the city. This day you will have a wonderful highlight tour. Today you will start exploring the first destination the main square of the country Independence square. You will see the interesting site and views with incredible history. After that you will head to the local Broadway where you can walk, discover Amir Timur square and buy souvenirs. The tour route will take you to the fascinating landmark Tashkent metro. You will have a chance to explore one of the most fabulous gorgeous subways in the world. You will know that the metro opened in 1977. After you will discover the old part of the city and visit Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam. This object consists of wonderful madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The highlight of the day will be Othman Quran. Today you will explore the amazing oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. You arfe going to spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Chimgan – Tashkent
This day you will travel to gorgeous Chimgan Mountains. Upon arrival you will get to the top by chair lift where you will have a chance to fascinate the interesting Beldersay peak. You will go there about 30 min. Here you will have a chance to explore the fabulous mature, discover the fascinating scenery and feel the harmony. During the tour you will break at Charvak lakeside beach where guests can try water activities (as per season). In the tours, you will be able to explore that charvak is an artificial reservoir that can be visited not only by local residents, but also by tourists from the CIS countries. In the tours you can find out that it is located near Tashkent, and one of the most beautiful and favorite places of local residents. The tour you will end with travelling back to Tashkent. The overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 3: Tashkent – Samarkand (Morning train)
After breakfast you will transfer to railway station of Tashkent for your train to Samarkand. During the tours you will be able to explore that Samarkand is the second largest city in Uzbekistan with beautiful architecture. In the journey, you will be able to explore that the city has a history of 2,500 years, and is located in the valley of the Zerafshan River. The city itself is the same age as Babylon and Rome. Today you will have a chance to explore the outstanding attractions such as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. You will be surprised by the beautiful beauty in the Registan of the three madrasas, where you can find out that they belong to the 15th-17th centuries and you will not be able to resist the pre-Moroccan splendor. After that, you can explore the incredible Shahi Zinde, where guests can enjoy views of the beautiful collection of mausoleums that were discovered in the 11th-15th centuries and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests of Uzbekistan will be inspired by the beauty of the Bibi Khanum Mosque with its grandiosity, which was built in honor of Tamerlan's beloved wife after his arrival from India. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand – Bukhara (350km, 5 hours drive)
Today you will transfer to Bukhara. During the tour you will break at Gijduvan village. You will be able to explore in the tour that there is a private pottery workshop of Gijduvan ceramics. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the secrets and techniques of making ceramics have been passed down from generation to generation. There is also a school of pottery here. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the Narzullaev family is engaged in this unique art form, which is already engaged in this business in the sixth generation. Here the ceramics are made in bright colors of blue and green. In our tours you can enjoy the views of Bukhara. During the tour, you can visit the Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex. This person is Al-Bukhari who was known for being an Islamic scholar, who wrote the hadith collection known as Sahih al-Bukhari, observed by Sunni Muslims as one of the most genuine Hadith collections. Then you will arrive you will have a rest. The overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara
In the morning you will have a city tour in Bukhara. Today you are going to explore the fabulous ancient citadel in Bukhara. You will see that this attraction that it was originated in 4th century and called Citadel Ark. It was amazing attraction and the palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. The tour continues with exploring the fascinating masterpiece of art of architecture of 9th -10th century Samanids mausoleum. Then you will discover Chashma Ayub that means as Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque. You will be able to explore that this is a great example of the architecture of the tradition of the East. During the tour, you will be able to explore the Bolo-Hauz reservoir, which in the past was part of Registan, the central square of Bukhara. Then you can visit the shopping domes and take a walk here. During the tour, you will also be able to explore one of the most interesting madrasas in Bukhara called Nodir Diwan Begi. The madrasah itself was named after the powerful vizier of Bukhara. And he is part of the ensemble of the House of Lyabi. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the tour will end with a visit to the Poi Kalon complex. In the tours you will be able to explore what a popular place Bukhara is, with beautiful sights, where there are 3 architectural arts that you can explore built in the 12th-16th centuries. And you will you will discover Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. The overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Bukhara – Tashkent (Evening train or flight)
After that you will discover Bukhara. Today you will experience Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex that is located close to Bukhara. During the tour, you will be able to explore that this complex was built in honor of the famous Sufi leader and philosopher. In the tours you will also be able to explore that Muslims come here and admire this place as a pilgrimage of the Islamic world. In our tours, you will also be able to explore that he was one of the spiritual teachers of Amir Timur. Here visitors can enjoy a tour and see here Kushbegi mosque and Musafirkhana, a courtyard with a swimming pool, a madrasa, a tomb of the rulers of Bukhara and the Dakhma on the grave of Bahauddin Naqshbandi. After that you will discover the countryside residence of Bukhara Emirs − Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. Today you will be inspired by the famous architectural styles. You will see that this residence was named after the young wife of Emir who died “Star − like and moon − like Palace”. Then the tour route will take you to Sumiton village. This day you discover Chor Bakr memorial complex. The attraction shows the town of dead and shows that people one the earth are the same. This attraction was built in the period of the Samanids rule until the 16th century. Then tour you will continue with travelling to Tashkent by flight (or train transfer). This night you will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent – Departure
Breakfast is at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport in the morning.
02 pax – Sedan
04-06 pax – Minivan
08-10 pax – Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax – 605 $
04 pax – 490 $
06 pax – 420 $
08 pax – 440 $
10 pax – 400 $
Single – 75 $
Early check-in – 40 $
Single early check-in – 45 $
Price per person:
02 pax – 780 $
04 pax – 665 $
06 pax – 595 $
08 pax – 610 $
10 pax – 575 $
Single – 155 $
Early check-in – 65 $
Single early check-in – 95 $
English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara – 200 $ per group
English speaking escort guide – 410 $ per group
All dinners – 55 $
All lunches and dinners – 95 $
Entrance fees – 40 $ (*with escort guide only)
Tashkent – “Samir” Hotel 3*/ “Ramada” Hotel 4*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*/ “Diyora” Hotel 4*
Bukhara – “Porso” Hotel 3*/ “Omar Khayyam” 4*
- Train tickets Tashkent – Samarkand
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums