The Name of tour: Incredible East legends
Duration: 6 days
Visiting landmarks: Tashkent, Bukhara, Shahrisabs, Samarkand
Day 1: Tashkent
This day you will arrive to Tashkent international airport and then you will meet the driver and after that you will transfer to Tashkent city. You are going to have an incredible city tour today where you will have a chance to observe the best attractions. This day you will have a chance to discover Independence square which is the main square of the country and built in honor of the victory over fascism in World War II. After that you will direct to the local Broadway where you will stroll along the great streets and have a chance to observe two main squares. You will continue the tour with transferring to the amazing Tashkent metro which is one of the most interesting and charming metro in the world. You will have an opportunity to ride and be amazed here by the walls. You will explore that it stated to work in 1977. Afterwards you will discover the amazing old part of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. You will see here several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. This day you will also discover the outstanding highlight as Othman Quran! It is the world’s oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. Night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Bukhara (flight or train)
This day you will have a morning flight to fascinating city- Bukhara. Today you will have amazing city tour where you will see a lot of prominent sites! Then you will discover the fascinating Citadel Ark which was as the palace for Bukhara Emirs. You will discover that it dates back to the 4th century. After that you will direct to Samanids mausoleum where you will be amazed by the fabulous beauty of architecture of 9th - 10th centuries. Further you will travel to Chashma Ayub which means a sacred well with a spring in honor of the Holy prophet Job. After that you will discover the charming Bolo-Hauz mosque that has a fabulous forty columns. Today you will discover shopping domes that attracts due to its unique architecture and where guests can buy souvenirs. Today you will also discover the outstanding attraction of Bukhara - Nodir Divan Begi. You will discover that it is the part of Lyabi House Ensemble. You will aslo have a wonderful chance to explore the amazing Poi Kalon complex. We sure you will it! This is the real masterpiece of architecture. Here are situated three buildings which were built in the 12th - 16th centuries as: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. This day you will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara – Shahrisabs – Samarkand
After breakfast you will discover the fascinating city and motherland of powerful Amir Timur. This day you will discover Shahrisabs city. During the tour you will be inspired by the magnificent beauty of Ak Saray Palace that was erected by decree of Amir Timur. You are going to immerse in the history and discover the fascinating attraction. While discovering the Ak Saray Palace, where you will explore this inscription as: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". This means that all the buildings in the middle ages were the same scale and you will see this. After that you will continue the tour with visiting Jahongir mausoleum. You will explore that it was built for the twenty-two-year-old beloved eldest son of Timur-Jahongir, who died suddenly in Samarkand. And Timur fell into mourning for the next 30 years. After that you will head to discover incredible highlights as the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes. You will continue the tour with driving to Samarkand. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand
In the morning you will discover the fascinating city Samarkand. During the tour you will be able to explore that Samarkand has a long long history that goes back about 2500 years. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the city is located in the beautiful valley of the Zeravshan River. You will discover that it is the same age as Rome and Babylon. This day you will have a chance to explore the fabulous attractions and discover beautiful sights such as: Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. When you head to Registan you will be able to explore what is a powerful square with beautiful madrasas that go back to the 15th-17th centuries. Then you will go to the interesting attraction of Shahi Zinda, where you can see the beauty and a large collection of mausoleums that appeared in the period from 11-15 centuries. They are under the protection of the UNESCO World Heritage Site you will definitely like it! Then you can explore the beauty of the Bibi Khanum Mosque and enjoy its grandeur. This mosque was built in honor of Tamerlane's beloved wife. This night is in the hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand – Tashkent
After breakfast you will discover the fascinating sites in Samarkand city. This day you will have a chance to the glorious attraction Ulughbek observatory. In our tour you will also be able to explore that it dates back to the 15th century. This place is unique and important historically, is one of the best observatories in the world. You will also learn that this place was created by the statesman, scientist, poet and astronomer mathematician Mirzo Ulugbek. He was able to work and open the Ziji Guragoni star catalog of 1437, and put there information about 1018 celestial bodies. Unfortunately, his son killed him. After that you will direct to the local Broadway. You will have a chance to buy souvenirs in souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets, workshops that you can buy. After that you will explore the colorful National bazaar Siab (oriental bazaar)! There you will explore Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. You will have a great chance to explore enchanting site a carpet factory made by over 400 women! Today you will also travel to Tashkent in the evening by train. This night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent – Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to Tashkent international airport. Flight for next destination.
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minivan (Grand Starex, Istana)
10 pax - Midibus (Mitsubishi Rosa, Sprinter)
Price per person:
02 pax – 610 $
04 pax – 465 $
06 pax – 400 $
08 pax – 405 $
10 pax – 375 $
Single – 55 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 40 $
Half board – 50 $
Full board – 80 $
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) – 45 $ per person
English speaking local guides in the cities – 210 $ per group
English speaking escort guide – 370 $ per group
Tashkent – “Samir” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Porso” Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- Mineral water supply
- Train tickets (if any)
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Museum admissions