Fascinating Uzbekistan 11D10N from Tashkent Samarkand Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand Bukhara Bukhara Samarkand - Tashkent (310km) Tashkent – Urghentch - Khiva Khiva - Bukhara (450km) Bukhara-Nurata-Yourts Camp Arrival in Tashkent Yourts Camp-Aydarkul Lake-Samarkand

Fascinating Uzbekistan 11D10N from Tashkent

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Travel Information

Travel Rate

Day 1

Arrival in Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent. You will be met by Silk Road Voyages guide and driver and transferred to
the hotel. Check in to the hotel. Sightseeing in the capital of Uzbekistan, the biggest city in
Central Asia. Visit Old City part of Tashkent with Khast-Imam Complex where the world
famous Quran of Caliph Uthman – Ottoman has been preserved. In Khast-Imam visit Madrasah
of Barak-Khan, Tillya-Sheykh Mosque, Mausoleum of the Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and
the Islamic Institute of Imam al- Bukhari. Explore Chorsu Bazaar. Then take a ride on Tashkent
Metro to city center with Amir Timur Square, Independence Square. Overnight at the hotel Shodlik Palace**** or Hotel Uzbekistan***.

Day 2

Tashkent – Urghentch - Khiva

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take domestic flight to Urgentch. Arrival to Urgentch and
transfer to Khiva – 30 km. Arrival in Khiva - the only "Museum under the open sky" in Central
Asia that has been completely preserved up to the present day (35 km, 30 min). Accommodation
in a hotel, located inside or nearby Ichan-Qala" - the historical center of Khiva which has been
inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage List. City tour around the architectural complex
"Ichan-Qala" (12-19th cc.): Kunya-Ark khan's castle - the inner citadel of Ichan-Qala (16-17th
cc.), Kalta Minor Tower (Short minaret) that would have become the biggest and tallest minaret
in Central Asia (19th c.), Muhammad Amin-Khan - the biggest medieval medressa in Khiva
(1845-1855 yy.), Djuma Mosque with 212 wooden columns and a minaret 32,5 m height (10th
c.), Tash-Hauli (Stone courtyard) palace looking like a fortress with a high battlements, towers
and fortified gates (19th c.), Ak-Mosque (White Mosque) - a small quarter mosque by the gates
of Palvan-Darvaza (1838-1842), necropolis of Pahlavan Mahmud - the cultic center of Ichan-
Qala (1810-1913 yy.), residence of Islam Khodja (1910 y) - the vizier of last khan. Ensemble
consists of the smallest medressa in Khiva and a minaret whose top platform has a height of 45
m and is the highest observation point in town. Free time.
Overnight in Old Khiva** or Hotel Shaherezade**.

Day 3

Khiva - Bukhara (450km)

Breakfast at hotel.

Departure to Bukhara via Kuzil Kum Desert and Amu Daria river’panorama.

Lunch-picnic at the route.

Overnight at hotel Komil Boutique*** or Grand Emir
Residence***.

Day 4

Bukhara

Breakfast.

City tour: mausoleum of the Samanids - the most ancient brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture (9-10th c.), the mausoleum of Chashma Ayub that belongs to esteemed "places of trace" left by saints (14th c). The legend says that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. "The Museum of Water". Bolo-Houz Mosque - the only monument of medieval Bukhara (beg. of 20th c), Ark - the center of Bukhara statehood (4th c BC), silk carpet shops, complex Poi Kalon ("Beneath the Great"): Kalyan Minaret - the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th c), Kalyan Mosque - its area of 130 x 80 m . Miri Arab Madrassah - active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c), Taki Zargaron - the dome of jewelers (15-16th cc), Ulugbeg Madrassah - one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by grandson of Tamerlan - Ulugbeg (15th c). Magoki-Attari Mosque - the most ancient mosque in Bukhara (12th c) is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture, Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-
Beghi - a massive rectangular structure that was a place for the refuge and meditation of Sufis
(17th c), Kukeldash Madrassah (16th c) - one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, Lyabi-Hauz
ensemble - the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara - is very popular among travelers
(14-17th cc), Chor Minor ("Four minarets") is an unusual madrassah built by Caliph Niyazkul
(18th c). Overnight in a quiet and cozy Bukhara hotel Komil Boutique*** or Grand Emir
Residence***.

Day 5

Bukhara

Breakfast.

Visit of neighboring monuments of Bukhara monuments. Necropol of
Bakhaouddin Nakchband, Summer residence of Emirs of Bukhara.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Visit of Chor Bakr Complex and free time for shopping.
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel Komil Boutique*** or Grand Emir
Residence***

Day 6

Bukhara-Nurata-Yourts Camp

In the morning depart Bukhara and drive to yurt camp located in Kyzylkum desert (230 km, 4
h.*). On the way stop in Gijduvan pottery masters workshop and Nurata town to visit a local
mosque with a holy spring water. In the afternoon continue driving to yurt camp in Kyzylkum
desert. Stop on Nurata pass to see petroglyphs. Arrive in Safari Yourts Camp, accommodation in
yourts. Camel riding and free time.

In the evening dinner near the camp fire with Kazakh akin
singing folk songs.

Overnight in the Yourts.

Day 7

Yourts Camp-Aydarkul Lake-Samarkand

Breakfast. 
In the morning visit desert Aydarkul Lake.

Pic-nic. Free time on the lake.

Trip by car to Samarkand.

Arrival Samarkand & accommodation at hotel Malika Prime***or Hotel Konstantin****.
Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in a quiet and cozy Samarkand hotel.

Day 8

Samarkand

Breakfast.

City tour: Registan Square ("A sandy place") - the major square of Samarkand: Ulugbeg Medressa - Sheikh Khodja Akhrar and poet Djami were among outstanding graduates of the medressa (15th c.), Sher-Dor Medressa ("Having tigers") (17th c.), Tillya-Kari Medressa ("Coated by gold") - the rich gilding on the dome, walls and mihrab surpassed all other famous buildings in Central Asia (17th c.). The mosque named after Hazret-Hyzr - an Islamic saint and eternal wanderer. He was esteemed as giving richness and good luck in far voyages and trade (19th c.), cathedral mosque Bibi-Khanym that was named after the oldest wife of Tamerlan (14th
c.), the architectural complex Shahi-Zinda (Alive king) - necropolis on the slope of the Afrosiab hill is connected with Kusam ibn Abbas - the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (11-15th c), Siab bazaar.
Overnight at hotel Malika Prime*** or Hotel Konstantin****.

Day 9

Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand

Depart to Shakhrisabz by mountain zone.

Visit Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Saodat Memorial Complex, remains of Ak-Saray Palace, Dor-ut Tilavat Ensemble with Kok-Gumbaz Mosque and burial vault of Tamerlane’s father.

Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon continue driving to Samarkand (90 km, 2 h.*).
Arrive in Samarkand.

Overnight at the hotel Malika Prime*** or Hotel Konstantin****.
*The road on vans and buses is on average an hour longer.

Day 10

Samarkand - Tashkent (310km)

Breakfast.

Transfer to the railway station. Departure to Tashkent.

P.M. Arrival.
Accomadation at Shodlik Palace**** or Hotel Uzbekistan***.

Visit of Independace Place and Tamerlan Square.

Dinner at restaurant.

Day 11

Transfer to airport

Drops off at Airport for returns flight.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tashkent, Opera and Ballet Théatre (under confirmation).
  • Khiva, Presentation of ethnographe on Art and Culture of Khiva region (for the groupefrom 10 people).
  • In Bukhara: Visit of famous Mir Arab Madrassah and Mosque, Naqshbandiy Mausoleum and Chor-Bakr Ensemble
  • Fashion show of traditional cloths of Uzbek women and folkhlor concert; Presentation of the head of the embroidery workshop.
  • Camel trip at Yourts camp.
  • In Gijduvan - Ceramic Workshop
  • In Samarkand, visit of the Paper Workshop, Ulugbek Observatory, Walk in the archaeological site of Afrosiyab.

SERVICES INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Domestic flight : Tashkent-Urgentch
  • Accommodation based on TWN rooms
  • Meals – According price of package
  • Entrance fees for Sightseeing spots mentioned.
  • Overland transportation by AC coach
  • All airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • English speaking guide for the whole tour
  • All sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per day per pax

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • International airfares
  • Visa fees
  • Meals – According price of package
  • Camera and Video charges during the sightseeing
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips for guide and drivers
  • Extra for Single room – 130 €

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