In fascinating and mesmerizing Central Asia there is a little piece of God's paradise - Uzbekistan. It attracts people with its beauty, its history, its warm sun and hospitable people. Its cities are rich in ancient monuments of culture, refreshing fountains, cool green parks, where it is so pleasant to walk on a hot summer day.
We invite you to visit with us this oriental paradise, plunge into its culture, return to the past and look a little into the future ...
Day 1. Tashkent – Bukhara
Arrival in Tashkent and meeting with a tour assistant. Transfer and accommodation at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Old city tour: Khast Imam Square, the Tilya Sheikh Mosque, the Barak-khan Madrassah, the Kafal Shashi Mausoleum, the Muy Muborak Museum-Madrassah, the Kukeldash Madrassah, the Chorsu Bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to the airport for the flight Tashkent – Bukhara. Arrival and accommodation at hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2. Bukhara
Breakfast at hotel. A full day of city sightseeing. Visit to the Poi-Kalon Complex, the square separating the Mir-I-Arab Madrassah and the Kalon Mosque; the Kalon Minaret (from Tajik: “grand”), one of the Bukhara’s symbols of 47m high (XII), three bazaars - Taqi Zargaron, Taqi Telpak Furushon and Taqi Sarrafon, the Magok-I-Atori Mosque, the remains of a Buddhism monastery, a temple and a mosque, the Nadir Divanbegi Madrassah (XVII), the Kukeldash Madrassah, one of the greatest Islamic schools of Central Asia. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit to the Ark Fortress, a city-in-city, as ancient as Bukhara itself, having served as the residence of Bukhara’s governors for a millennium; the Bolo Hauz Mosque, the Ismail Samani Mausoleum (IX-X), one of the most stylish constructions of Central Asia. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3. Bukhara – Samarkand
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Samarkand. Arrival and accommodation at hotel. A full day of city sightseeing. Visit to the Ulugbek Observatory (XV), where the remains of grand astrolabe for observation of star position and the Afrasiab ruins with the museum are; the necropolis of Samarkand rulers and noble men, the Shakhi Zinda, the Bibi Khanym Mosque (XV) and the Siab Bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon continue sightseeing. Visit to the Gur Emir (from Tajik: “tomb of emir”), the Mausoleum of Temur and his descendants (XV), Registan Square. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4. Samarkand – Tashkent
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to Tashkent
Lunch at a local restaurant.
Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport.
Order and time of the excursions can be changed according to local circumstances and airplane time-table. If any of the events is not possible, our tour operator will replace it for an equal one.
The cost includes:
- Accommodation at 3*-4* hotel in all the cities;
- Meals: BB / HB / FB;
- All transfers in A/C bus;
- All excursions according to the program;
- English speaking guide;
- Air tickets Tashkent – Bukhara;
- Entrance tickets.
Cost does not include:
- Tips to guides and drivers;
- Photo & video camera fees;
- International flight ticket;
- Early check-in and late check-out in hotel.