The Name of tour: Incredible East legends
Duration: 7 days
Visiting landmarks: Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand
Day 1: Tashkent
This day you will have a wonderful tour in Uzbekistan. This day you will explore the fascinating sites in the city and discover the capital city Tashkent. The first attraction today will the Independence square. You will explore that it was erected in in honor of victory over fascism in the Second World War. After that you will discover the local Broadway. You will have a chance to explore walking street situated between the Independence square and Amir Timur Square. This day you will continue the tour with exploring Tashkent metro that is one of the most fabulous subways in the world. The first line was built in 1977. Then you will direct to explore the old of the city, where you will see Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex which includes several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Its main hertage is the oldest copy of quran in the world - Othman Quran. You will have a chance to observe the ascinating highlight. Then you will check into the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Bukhara
In the morning you will have a flight to Bukhara. This day you will have the sightseeing tour in this fabulous city. Here you will discover one of the most ancient sites in Bukhara called Citadel Ark(4th century). You will experience a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara rulers. Further you will have a chance to explore the unique architecture of Samanids mausoleum (9-10th century). Afterwards you will direct to discover Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, which is also called the mosque of forty columns. You will have a chance to observe that is as built in honor of Bukhara ruler Abu-Fayud Khan. After that you will stroll along the shopping domes to see the amazing Nodir Divan Begi madrasahs, which is also included in Lyabi House Ensemble. This day you will discover Poi Kalon complex, that reflects the architectural mastership of Bukhara Empire. It includes three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara
This day you will discover the surrounding area of Bukhara. This day you will explore the famous Bahauddin Naqshbandi. You will explore that it is located a few kilometers from the city of Bukhara.This day you will also discover a memorial complex of Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. During then you will know that he was one of the most respected Sufi Leader and Philosopher and Amir Timur’s spiritual master. This day you will discover that complex became one of the Muslim pilgrimage places. Then you will travel to the countryside residence of Bukhara rulers - Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. This day you will explore that the palace represents an amazing combination of different styles. The palace has the name that gave emir “Star – like and moon –like Palace” in honor of his beautiful wife who died young. After that you will explore Sumiton village to see Chor Bakr memorial complex, the town of the dead. You will observe complex represents the four sides of the earth and express the idea of equality of all people. You will finish the tour with travelling to the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara – Samarkand
In the morning you will have a morning train to Samarkand. You will explore that it is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. During the tour you will explore that it is the second largest and one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan. This day you will also discover it is considered the same age as Babylon or Rome. This day you will discover the main attractions of Samarkand are Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. The first attraction will be Registan Square. Here are located three magnificent Madrasahs erected in 15-17th centuries. Then you will discover architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh consists of several mausoleums of 11th-15 centuries. It is also a part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Bibi Khanum Mosque this is a grandiose mosque that was erected in memory of Tamerlane’s wife after his conquers in India. Then you will transfer to the hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand – Tashkent
This day you will have a sightseeing tour in Samarkand. Today you will discover the popular Ulughbek observatory. This observatory was built in the 15th century by the order Ulughbek, Samarkand ruler and scientist. During the tour you will explore that in 1437 he wrote the “Zidji Guragoni” catalog, where he described 1018 celestial bodies. Then you will continue the tour with exploring the Local Broadway. There are located souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. There are you will also discover the national bazaar Siab. During the tour you discover and explore different Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. Then you will have a train to Tashkent. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent – Chimgan Mountains – Tashkent
In the morning you will travel to Chimgan Mountains. Upon arrival you will have after arrival a chair lift to the top to see Beldersay peak.The road will take about half an hour. Being here you will have a chance to discover amazing area, breathe fresh air and admire a wonderful nature. After that you will discover Charvak Lake. During the tour you will have free time to relax on the beach. There are you will have a chance to try water activities (as per season). Charvak is an artificial lake. In the tour you will see that it is a very popular tourist destination. Then you will direct to Tashkent and check into the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent – Flight
In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport.
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minivan (Grand Starex, Istana)
10 pax - Midibus (Mitsubishi Rosa, Sprinter)
Price per person:
02 pax – 675 $
04 pax – 525 $
06 pax – 485 $
08 pax – 460 $
10 pax – 425 $
Single – 80 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $
*Half board – 55 $
*Full board – 95 $
*Entrance fees – 55 $ available with escort guide only
UZ – local 220 $ or escort 380 $ per group
Flight Tashkent-Bukhara – from 60 $ per person
Tashkent – “Tourist Inn” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Old City” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Bukhara-Samarkand and Samarkand-Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums