Visit legendary Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva with their magnificent architecture and ancient traditions,
see capital city Tashkent with famously beautiful Metro stations, theatres and museums. Experience
a unique culture and food of Uzbekistan.
Sample Itinerary (please, contact us to tailor it according to your wishes and flights):
Morning hours – arrive in Tashkent and meet your local escort guide at the exit of the international arrival of the airport.
Transfer to the hotel (25 mins) for the early check-in and breakfast.
AM – at rest.
Meet you local escort guide at 12:00 and transfer for the restaurant for a lunch (optional).
PM – half-day city tour to visit Khasti Imam Complex and the Koran of Khaliph Usman (one of earliest Korans in the world), Kukeldash Madrasah, Navoi Theatre (outside), Independence Square, Tashkent Metro (2-3 stations ride in one of the most beautiful underground lines in the world).
Late afternoon – transfer to the domestic airport for the flight to Urgench (1 hour 30 mins).
Arrival in Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (30km, 40 mins) to hotel. Check-in the hotel for overnight.
Dinner at the local restaurant or tea-house (optional).
Full day walking sightseeing tour over “Ichan-Kala”, which has another name as “city inside the city”, ancient citadel of Khiva, including “Kunya-Ark” (XIX), Mohammad Amin Khan Madrasah, Kalta Minor Minaret, Mohamed Rakhim Khan Madrasah, Tomb of Sayid Allauddin, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Shir Gazi Khan Madrasah, Islam Khodja Madrasah and minaret with museum.
Lunch and/or dinner with national food master class and/or folk show (optional)
Overnight in Khiva.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure by AC vehicle to Bukhara (6-8 hours drive through the Kyzyl-Kum Desert) with picnic lunch stop on the road tea-house.
(NB – high speed train Khiva-Bukhara is planned to be in operation by the end of 2019).
PM- arrive in Bukhara, transfer to the hotel for check-in and free time at rest or leisure walk.
Dinner with folk show or Uzbek food master class (optional).
Full day sightseeing in Bukhara: mausoleum “Ismail Samani” (IX-X) (one of the first Muslim mausoleums in Central Asia, royal family crypt), “Chashma-Ayub» (Spring of Saint Job). Architectural ensembles “Poi-Kalon” (covered bazaar) and “Lyabi-Hauz”, remains of city wall and gates of Bukhara city (XVI), Great Ark Citadel (citadel of all rulers of Bukhara) including throne of the last Emir, galleries, “bug pit” of Col Stoddart and Cpt Connolly; ”Bolo-Hauz” mosque (XV), covered bazaars, Ulugbek Madrasah, Abdul Aziz Khan Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, 4 minarets of Chor Minor.
Lunch and/or dinner with Uzbek food master class and/or folk show (optional).
Traditional crafts (gold/suzanee embroidery or pottery) master class – optional.
Early breakfast. Transfer to the train station for 04:55am high-speed train “Afrosiyob” to Samarkand (285 km, 1 hour 30 mins) or drive to Samarkand (290 km, 4-5 hours).
Transfer to the hotel in Samarkand for the early check-in.
Full day exploring of legendary Samarkand, including Observatory of Ulugbek (XV) with the huge sextant, Hazrat Daud (Saint Daniel) mausoleum, Museum “Afrosiab” with pre-Islamic frescos, “Shakhi-Zinda” necropolis (XI-XV) and ancient cemetery.
Visit to the silk carpet and/or rarest mulberry paper traditional workshops with master class (optional).
Lunch and/or dinner with ethnic fashion show and concert (optional).
Overnight in Samarkand.
Samarkand – Tashkent
Continue the sightseeing tour in Samarkand, visiting “Bibi-Khanum” Mosque (build XIV and until recently was the largest mosque in Central Asia ) and nearby Siab bazaar. Magnificent Registan Square with three madrasas and “Gur-Emir” mausoleum (XV, Tamerlane’s family crypt).
Late afternoon – Transfer to railway station for the high-speed train “Afrosiyob” to Tashkent (300km/2h 10min)
Arrive in Tashkent and transfer to hotel.
AM – free time in Tashkent or visit to the Museum of Fine Arts (paintings by Kandinsky, Pasternak, Brulov and other masters), or Museum of Applied Arts.
Early afternoon – transfer to the airport for the return flight to your destination.
subject of your style and class choice
|Hyatt Regency*****||Grand Samarkand Superior****||Zargaron Plaza****||Azia Khiva****|
|Lotte Tashkent****||Dilimah****||Edem Plaza****||Bek Khiva****|
|Miran*****||Registon Plaza****||Devon Begim***||Orient Star***|
|City Palace****||Asia Samarkand***||Fatima***||Toza Bogh***|
|Hotel Uzbekistan***||Omar Khayam***||Shams***|
Price of such tour would differ depending on choice of season, hotel class and type of rooms, number of meals per day, inclusion of escort guide along the itinerary, number of travelling guests etc. Please, note that we are not after beating prices by other operators, but we are aiming for quality, care and professionalism!
For further inquiries, please, contact:
Tel: +998 66 2336126
Fax: +998 66 2334594