The Gems of Uzbekistan 7D/6N

The Gems of Uzbekistan 7D/6N

Unique cultural experience in the country of sun, sand and many historical wonders
Active, Cultural
7 Days
6 Excursions
5 Cities
Minimum 1 persons
from 285 EUR
per person for 40 pax +1 FOC
Short program
  • Day 1
    Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva. Arrival in Tashkent
  • Day 2
    Khiva – Bukhara. Road trip to Bukhara via desert Kyzyl-Kum along Caravan road. Free evening in Bukhara
  • Day 3
    Bukhara. City tour
  • Day 4
    Bukhara – Samarkand. En route stop over at gijduvan village. Visiting private pottery workshop with master class of pottery preparing
  • Day 5
    Samarkand. City tour. Visit to Mausoleum Guri Emir - Tamerlane's tomb.
  • Day 6
    Samarkand – Tashkent. City tour
  • Day 7
    Tashkent. Departure
Detailed program
Day 1: Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva
  • Arrival to Tashkent airport.
  • Meet by driver and direct transfer to domestic airport.
  • Registration and flight for Urgench
  • Upon arrival Urgench airport & transfer to Khiva
  • Check in to the hotel
  • Time for rest at the hotel
  • Optional – lunch at Zarafshan restaurant
  • City tour around Ichan-Kala architectural complex (12-19th c.), the residence of the last khan including Ismail Khodja mausoleum, Mohammed Amin Khan Madrassah, Kunya-Ark castle (16-17th c.), Kalta minor tower, Tash-Hovli palace (19th c.), Pahlavan Mahmud mausoleum(14-18th cc.), Juma mosque (10th c.).
  • Optional – dinner at local restaurant.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Khiva –Bukhara
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 0.5l water to be given each passenger.
  • Road trip to Bukhara via desert Kyzyl-Kum along caravan road (7/8 hrs).
  • Lunch en route – lunch boxes from Khiva.
  • En route short stop over for photo shooting of desert.
  • Arrival Bukhara.
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Free evening on your own to explore old center of Bukhara.
  • Dinner at Adras restaurant.
  • 0.5l water to be given each passenger.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Mineral water to be given each passenger.
  • Meet with your local guide and city tour in Bukhara: Citadel ark (4th c. Bc), Samanides mausoleum (9-10th c.), Chashma Ayub (14th c.), Bolo-hauz mosque (beginning of the 20th c.).
  • Optional – lunch at Llyabi Hauze open air restaurant.
  • City tour in Bukhara: Coumpol bazaar, Medreseh Nodir-Divan-Beghi, complex Lyabi-Khauz (14-17th c.), minaret Kalon (12th c.), Kalyan mosque (12th c.), Medreseh Miri Arab (16th c.).
  • Optional – dinner at national uzbek house to taste local homemade dishes and see locals life.
  • 0.5l water to be given each passenger.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara – Samarkand
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 0.5l water to be given to each passenger.
  • Drive to Samarkand.
  • En route stop-over at Gijduvan village.
  • Visiting private pottery workshop with master class of pottery preparing.
  • Optional – lunch at the pottery master's house.
  • Resume the drive to Samarkand.
  • Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel.
  • Evening free on your own to explore ancient city.
  • Optional – dinner at Karimbek restaurant famous of its shish kebabs.
  • 0.5l water to be given to each passenger.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 0.5l water to be given each passenger.
  • Meet with your guide and city tour in Samarkand: Registan square - Medreseh Ulughbek (15th c.), Medreseh Shir-Dor (17th c.), Medreseh Tilla-Kori (17th c.), architectural complex Shakhi-Zindeh (11-15th c.).
  • Optional – lunch at Mubaro uzbek house to taste local homemade dishes.
  • Finishing the tour in Samarkand: Mausoleum Guri Emir - Tamerlane's tomb (14-15th c.).
  • Afternoon free on your own city explore& we do advise to visit national bazaar Siab, walk around special shopping street with tea / sweets houses in there.
  • Optional dinner at old city restaurant.
  • Mineral water to be given each passenger.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand – Tashkent
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 0.5l water to be given each passenger.
  • Morning drive to Tashkent (350 km – 4 hours’ drive).
  • Upon arrival check-in at the hotel.
  • Optional – lunch at Tashkent Pilaw center – taste real wedding pilaw.
  • Meet up with your local guide and city tour: Independence square and Amir Timur square – main city center.
  • Tashkent metro ride – Tashkent metro is one of the most decorated from soviet times.
  • Visiting the old city of Tashkent – Chorsu bazaar and narrow streets of uzbek Mahalla (old living area).
  • Amir Temur square, Tashkent national arts centre, local "broadway" - a walking street with artists, cheap souvenirs and eating-places, city fountains and modern monuments. Barak-khan Madrasah (16th c.), the Kaffal-Shashi mausoleum (15th c.), Kukeldash Madrasah (16th c.).
  • Hasti Imam mosque with real othman Khalif Quran.
  • Optional – dinner at Binkent Xinxiang restaurant.
  • Mineral water to be given to each passenger.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Mineral water to be given to each passenger.
  • Transfer to international airport.
  • Departure.
from 285 EUR per person for 40 pax +1 FOC
Includes
  • Accommodation in mentioned hotel on twin sharing basis 6 nights
  • Breakfasts at hotels
  • Water 2 bottles of 0.5l per person per day
  • One foc from 10 persons and more with stay in single room free of charge (see +1 option)
  • A/c comfortable transport with professional driver per itinerary
  • Escort guide option - english speaking escort guide from arrival to departure of the group
  • Local guides option - english speaking local guides in cities for excursions only
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned monuments (except photo and video charges)
  • Uzbekistan visa support (if required only)
Excludes
  • Visa consular fees and processing
  • Photo and video charges
  • International air tickets to / from Tashkent
  • Domestic ticket Tashkent – Khiva (better request Uzbekistan airways to add it with international flight, then it comes foc)
  • Hb & fb meals – available with escort guide option only
  • Beverages
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary
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