Day 1. Urgench – Khiva
Arrival in Urgench. Transfer to Khiva. Hotel accommodation. Rest.
Day 2. Khiva
City sightseeing: Ichan Kala - a town-museum in the open air, protected by UNESCO, minaret Kalta Minor (XIX c.), The Ark Kun (XVII century.) - The former residence of Khiva khans, complex Pahlawan Mahmud (XIV-XIX iv) - a folk hero and poet, minaret and madrassah Islam Hodge (1908.), Juma mosque (X-XVIII centuries), palaces Tash Hawley Allakuli Khan (XVIII-XIX centuries), the bazaar where you can buy the world famous Khiva carpets.
Day 3. Khiva - Bukhara
Transfer to Bukhara through the Kyzyl-Kum desert (500 km, ~ 8 hours). On the road trip across the desert and on the shore of the largest rivers of Central Asia, the Amu Darya. Accommodation at the hotel. Rest.
Day 4. Bukhara
Sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Samanids mausoleum (IX - X centuries), madrasas Nadirdevanbegi (1622), The Ark (VI-VII centuries) - the citadel, where the ancient Bukhara started, Chor-Minor minaret (eighteenth century). ) Sitorai Khosa - "Palace of the Moon and the Stars" - the summer residence of the last Emir of Bukhara (XIX c.).
Day 5. Bukhara – Samarkand
Continue tour in Bukhara: Tomb of Chashma Ayub Mazar (XIV - XIX centuries), complex Poi Kalyan (XII-XVI centuries), Miri-Arab (XVI c.), Labi-Hauz complex (XVI-XVII). Transfer to Samarkand (300 km, 5 hours.).
Day 6. Samarkand
Tour in Samarkand: The "heart" of Samarkand - Registan Square (XIV-XVI centuries) with 3 famous madrasa: Dor, Ulugbek and Tilla-Kori, grand Mosque of Bibi Khanum (XV c.), Gorgeous Gur-Emir mausoleum (XV c.), where Tamerlan, his sons and grandson Ulugbek are buried. Ulugbek Observatory (1420) - the grandson of Tamerlane, famous ruler and scientist-astronomer, Shahi Zinda (XI-XVIII c.) - Necropolis of Samarkand rulers and noblemen, consisting of set of superb decorated mausoleums, exotic Siab bazaar.
Day 6. Samarkand – Tashkent
Transfer to Tashkent Samarkand (350 km, ~ 5 h).
After lunch sightseeing tour in Tashkent: the old town, the architectural and religious complex Hast - Imam (Hazret - Imam), with a grand Friday mosque, the medieval mausoleum Kaffal Shashi (XVI c.), Barak - Khan and Kukaldosh (XVI-XVII c), Islamic University library in the mosque Thiel - Sheikh with one of their original Koran of Caliph Uthman (VII century), the oldest in the world; square "Istiqlol" with Madrassah Abdul Kasim XVI-XVII (here are now working and selling their original products and souvenirs artisans), a monument to Alisher Navoi; square of Amir Temur (Tamerlane), a park, an equestrian statue of Tamerlane, surrounded by historical and administrative buildings - Palace of Forums, museum of Temurids , Tashkent chimes, etc.; monument "Courage" - a monument to victims of the devastating 1966 earthquake in Tashkent; Opera and Ballet Theatre, built by Japanese prisoners of war in 1945, and the light and music fountain; Independence Square (Independence) with the monument of Independence Arch "Ezgulik" eternal fire, fountains; Oriental Bazaar Chorsu, museum of arts and crafts with a rich collection of products craftsmen of Uzbekistan.
Day 8. Tashkent
Transfer to the airport for flight from Tashkent.
Tour price per person based on double occupancy is as follows:
Number of people
* Supplement for single accommodation - $84.
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 in hotels 3-4 *, including breakfast;
- Meeting / seeing-off at the airport;
- A local guide in each city;
- Transport during the tour every day;
- Transport for traveling between cities;
- Water for days crossings between cities.
Cost does not include:
- photo / video shooting;
- Entrance fees to monuments;
- international air ticket;
- tips to the guide;
- tips to the driver.