Travel to Uzbekistan: Tour 1

Uzbekistan tours, Travel to Uzbekistan: Tour 1. 

Travel to Uzbekistan: Tour 1
Destination:
Turkmenistan
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Bukhara - Gijduvan - Samarkand - Tashkent 

Day 1: Tashkent
Welcome to the breathtaking country where you will have splendid tour. Upon arrival to the capital of Uzbekistan you will explore its most interesting and prominent sights. The first to visit will be the Independence square, which is the main square that is also known as the symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. The local Broadway is known as the street that divides the Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it will be Tashkent metro that is considered to be one of the most beautiful started its operation in 1977. The old part of the city will amaze you by a great amount of buildings such as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam (a complex that has numerous madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The main attration in tour to Uzbekistan is the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who was killed by hands of his enemy and still possible to see the blood on the pages. Overnight is in a hotel. 

Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara
Today you will be transferred to Bukhara by train. Here you will be able to observe the most ancient citadel of the city that is known as the Citadel Ark. This prominent t sight was built in 4th century and served as a palace for Bukhara Emirs. The next destination of the tour is Samanids mausoleum which will amaze you by the great work of architecture of 9th -10th century.  Chashma Ayub or Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, which is known due to the  forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. You will have an opportunity to enjoy the souvenir shops as well as explore the Nodir Divan Begi.  It belongs to part of Lyabi House Ensemble. In the end of the day you will have a tour to the Poi Kalon complex that is made of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries. They are Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. You will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara - Gijduvan - Samarkand
In course of the tour you will travel to Samarkand city. On the way, you will have a break at Gijduvan village. This place is famous in tours as a destination where you will see the work of Gijduvan ceramics school. The skills and knowledge are passed through generations. Today lives the family of the sixth generation of potters from Narzullayevs family which brought a glory to Gijduvan school ceramics in the world. Gijduvan School of ceramics is distinguished by a geometric pattern with green and blue colors in production of products. Afterwards we will return to Samarkand. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
Samarkand is a city that is located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. Moreover during the travel you will know that it is coeval of Babylon or Rome. By being the second largest city of the country you will have a great time by visiting a huge number of sites as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a place here you will see three enthralling Madrasahs of 15th -17th centuries. Architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh will impresses you by its collection of mausoleums (11th - 15th centuries). Moreover this sight is added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor for the most favorite wife of Tamerlane, when he came from campaign in India. Afterwards is evening train to Tashkent. Night is in the hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.

 

Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus

 

Price per person:
02 pax - 595 $
04 pax - 450 $
06 pax - 395 $
08 pax - 375 $
10 pax - 345 $
Single - 70 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55$ 

English speaking local guides - 120 $ per group
English speaking escort guide - 300 $ per group 

All dinners - 40 $
All lunches and dinners - 70 $

Entrance fees - 40 $ (*with escort guide only)


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Tashkent-Bukhara and Samarkand-Tashkent                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums