Packages

The Highlights of Uzbekistan - (10D/9N)


Pax
Starts With $ 752 /-
Per Person

Description

This tour is designed for people who want to see most of the popular & original parts of  Uzbekistan. We invite you to enjoy your fully personalized trip to explore the famous cities of the Silk Road, ruined citadels of antique Uzbekistan, landscapes of the mountainous scenery near Samarkand and much more.

Duration: 10 days

Itinerary: Tashkent – Samarkand – Urgut- Shakhrisabz –Bukhara – Khiva – Ayaz kala – Nukus - Tashkent

 

Itineary

Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent

Upon arrival in Tashkent you will be transferred to your hotel to rest and relax after you flight.

Today you will visit the main attractions of the city of Tashkent: the Chorsu Bazaar, Khastimam complex, Independence Square, the Museum of Applied Arts.

Lunch in ‘Central Asian Plov Center’ Dinner in a traditional restaurant.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand  (290 kilometres)

After breakfast you will take a drive to Samarkand through the Steppe of Hunger. In the afternoon you will visit the Gur-Emir – the mausoleum of Amir Temur and the Observatory of Ulughbeg.

Lunch and Dinner in traditional restaurants.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 3: Samarkand

After breakfast you will continue the visits in Samarkand: the majestic Registan Place with its 3 magnificent Madrasahs, the Bibi Khanum mosque, Shakhi Znida necropolis & the Prophet Daniel mausoleum.

Lunch during visits. Dinner in “Samarkand” restaurant which is reputed for its kebabs.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 4: Samarkand – Shakrisabz – Bukhara (350 kilometres)

After breakfast you will drive to another most visited city of Uzbekistan – Bukhara via Shakhrisabz. After about one hour drive from Tersak you will arrive in Shakhrisabz.

In Shakhrisabz you will visit the Ak-Saray Palace, Kok-Gumbaz architectural complex and the crypt of Amir Temur and his children.Lunch.

In the afternoon you will continue the drive towards Bukhara. You will arrive in Bukhara by the end of the day. Transfer to your hotel. Free time.

Dinner in Lyabi Khauz restaurant in the heart of old Bukhara.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5: Bukhara

Today you will visit all main attractions of the ancient Bukhara city: the mausoleum of Samanids, Ark Citadel, Bolo Khauz Mosque, the ancient trade complexes – Toki Sarrafon, Toki Telpakfurushon and Toki Zagaron, the Lyabi Khauz complex, Chor Minor and the Kosh Madrasahs.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 6: Bukhara

After breakfast you will continue the visits in Bukhara. You will visit the monuments around the city of Bukhara. The visits: Chor Minor, Naqshbandi Necropolis (12 kilometres), the summer residence of the Emirs of Bukhara – Sitorai Mokhi Khossa (14 kilometres).

In the afternoon you will have free time.

Lunch & dinner in traditional restaurants.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 7: Bukhara – Khiva (450 kilometres)

After breakfast you drive to Khiva through the desert Kizil Kum. You will stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic view of Amu Darya.

Lunch in a desert road restaurant.

Free time upon arrival in Khiva.

Dinner in the restaurant Terrassa with a beautiful view over monuments of the city.

Overnight in Khiva.

Day 8: Khiva – Ayaz Kala Yurt Camp (95 kilometres)

Visits in Khiva and transfer to Ayaz Kala Yurt Camp.

Breakfast. During the whole day you will visit the monuments of Ichan Kala Citadel in Khiva. Ichan Kala is the first place in Central Asia which was listed to UNESCO World Heritage Sites with its 250+ monuments. After the visits you will be transferred to Ayaz Kala Yurt Camp (85 kilometres).

Lunch in Khiva. Dinner in traditional yurt camp.

Overnight in Yurts.

Day 9: Ayaz kala – Nukus - Tashkent

Visits in Nukus and evening flight to Tashkent.

After breakfast you will take the road to arrive in Nukus(120 kilometres) .

On the road you can visit the Toprak Kala & Kizil Kala Citadels. Upon arrival in Nukus you will visit the main attractions of the city – the Savitsky Museum which is proud to have the second biggest collection of the Russian Avant-garde artwork.

Option: following your timing you can visit the Mizdakhan Zoroastrian Heritage site in Khojeyli (25 kilometres). At the end of the day you will take the flight from Nukus to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent and transfer to your hotel.

Lunch & Dinner in Nukus.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 10: Tashkent – departure

Transfer to the International Airport of Tashkent to catch your flight home.

 

 

Package Includes

  • Accommodation in double occupancy, including breakfast + early check-in;
  • Transportation with A/C, throughout the whole trip;
  • Professional local tour guides in cities;
  • Entrance tickets to museums / monuments;
  • Photo and camera fees in museums

Package Excludes

  • Consular fees;
  • Full board (dinners, lunches);
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • International flight tickets;
  • Air-tickets for domestic flights (Tashkent - Nukus).

Information

Hotels Used:

 

BUDGET

COMFORT

TASHKENT

Grand Nur 3* or similar

Hotel Uzbekistan 4* or similar

KHIVA

Old Khiva 3* or similar

Hotel Arkanchi or Madrasa Orient Star or similar

BUKHARA

Orom 3& or similar

Hotel Komil Boutique or Minzifa Boutique or similar

SAMARKAND

Hotel Caravanserail 3* or similar

Hotel Asia Samarkand or Hotel Diyora 4* or similar

NUKUS

Hotel Jipek Joli 3*

Hotel Jipek Joli 3* or Hotel Ranamo 3* or similar

 

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