The Name of tour: The pearls of Uzbekistan
Duration: 7 days
Visiting landmarks: Tashkent, Termez, Samarkand, Bukhara
Day 1: Tashkent
This day you will have a wonderful guided tour in Tashkent. The first attraction of the tour will be the Independence square. You will have a chance to explore the main square of Uzbekistan that symbolizes the victory over fascism in the Second World War. After that you will have a chance to stroll along street between Independence square and Amir Timur square. You will also discover the local Broadway. After that you will head to the next landmark of the capital city is famous Tashkent metro. You will explore one of the most spectacular attractions in the world. It is considered one of the most enchanting subways in the world. The first line was built in 1977. Then you will discover old part of the city. In course of the tour you will explore Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that shows several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Its main exhibit is the Othman Quran. It is the oldest Quran copy in the world. In the 8th century it belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who succeeded the prophet Muhammad. He was murdered by non-muslims. The traces of his blood is still visible on the pages of Othman Quran. This night you will resrt in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Termez
Today you will travel to airport and a morning flight to Termez. You will experience that it was one of the most prosperous cities of Central Asia. It is important to note that it is cultural and historical heritage was destroyed by Genghis-Khan in 1220. A new city was built to the east of an old part. During the tour you will discover prominent sites such as Archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zurmala, Mausoleum Sultan Saodat, Honako Kokaldor Ota, Nunnery Kirk Kiz, Jarkurgan's Minaret, Dalverzintepa archeological dig. Then you will finish the tour with driving to the hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Termez – Shahrisabs – Samarkand
This day you will continue the tour with visiting the town of Shahrisabs, where Amir Timur was born. Upon arrival you will have a fascinating guided tour. This day you will explore the majestic Ak Sarai palace that was erected by the order of Amir Timur. Being here you will have a chance to explore the main gate of the palace is decorated with an inscription - "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". After that you will see the magnificent attraction will be Jahongir mausoleum, the mausoleum of Amir Timur’s eldest son, who died in the battle. You will explore that his father mourned for a long time (many say that his grief lasted for 30 years). After that you will continue the tour with visiting Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes where all descendants and relatives of Amir Timur were buried. After that you will travel to Samarkand. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara
After breakfast you will explore the fabulous sites of Bukhara city. This night you will explore in the tour will the Citadel Ark that is the most ancient citadel in the city that was erected in the 4th century. You will discover palace that served for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Further you will discover the fabulous architecture of Samanids mausoleum (9-10th century). After that you will direct to Then you will visit Chashma Ayub (Job's well) and Bolo-Hauz mosque, which is also called as the mosque of forty columns. You will explore that it was erected in memory of Bukhara ruler Abu-Fayud Khan. Then you will continue the tour with exploring the shopping domes you will reach Nodir Divan Begi madrasah that is also included in Lyabi House Ensemble. Today you will also discover Poi Kalon complex where you will have a chance to explore architectural art of Bukhara Empire. It includes 3 structures of 12-16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. This night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara – Samarkand
This day you will have a fascinating city tour where you will discover the enchanting attractions in the surrounding area of Bukhara. And the first landmark will be Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex that is situated few kilometers from the city. You will have a chance to discover memorial complex of Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. You will see that it is a respected Sufi Leader and Philosopher and also one of the spiritural masters of Amir Timur. This day you will also explore the complex is a famous Muslim pilgrimage place. There are located Kushbegi and Muzafarohana mosques, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara governors and Dakhma upon the tomb of Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. Then you will complete the tour with transferring to Samarkand city and check into the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand – Tashkent
Today you will explore Samarkand city. This wonderful city is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. During the tour you will discover that this city is the second largest city of the country. The city has the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome. During the tour you will discover the fascinating attractions as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a complex, where are located the fascinating three magnificent Madrasahs of 15-17th centuries. You will also explore architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh includes several mausoleums built in 11-15th centuries. This is the famous for being a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After that you will also discover Bibi Khanum Mosque was erected in honor of favorite Tamerlane’s wife, after his military success in India. You will return to Tashkent by the evening train. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent – Flight
Today is the last day of your tour in Uzbekistan. 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 – 640 $
04 pax – 495 $
06 pax – 455 $
08 pax – 430 $
10 pax – 410 $
Single – 80 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $
*Half board – 50 $
*Full board – 90 $
*Entrance fees – 65 $ available with escort guide only
UZ – local 230 $ or escort 410 $ per group
Flight Tashkent – Termez – from 60 $ per person
Tashkent – “Tourist Inn” Hotel 3*
Termez – “Asson” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Old City” Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Samarkand – Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums