Uzbekistan miracle: Tour 2 Destination: Uzbekistan Duration: 7 days Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara - Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent - Samarkand Happy to introduce the opportunity of the tour in Uzbekistan. Today in the first day you are taken to the city from the airport. And the first location of the day is the Independence Square, famous for being created in honor of the victory in WW2. Then we and all in the group will be able to see the Amir Timur square and Tashkent metro, set in 1977. The oldest cities will be seen by us as we travel along the country and the capital of Uzbekistan. The visitants spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Samarkand Samarkand is the perfect city of the tour to be taken, as it is located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. The city tends to be the second largest city of the country, with the abundance of sightseeing as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir with the further attendance of the Bibi Khanum Mosque. The square is famous for being the location of the Madrasahs of 15-17th centuries. Then we try to immerse in the history of the site of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Hotel will be reserved for the night.
Day 3: Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara When we arrive at Uzbekistan we usually are taken to the popular cities of the country, as Bukhara. It is known for the Gijduvan village and its ceramics school. The skills are going throughout generations, with the decorations to be made in blue and green colors. At the same time the tour is going along the distant regions of the city, with visiting of the Al Bukhary complex, popular for the Sahih al-Bukhari collection. The Muslims tend to come here for pilgrimages. The night will be in the hotel, as we arrive to Bukhara after having seen the Hadith collections.
Day 4: Bukhara In the Citadel Ark of the 4th century the guests are going to witness the locations of the Bukhara Empire. Here there are the locations of the 10th century, then we make a witness of the Bolo-Hauz mosque, Nodir Divan Begi, Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah or in other words famous creations of the religious meaning. Most of the latter sites tend to be of the 12th century. The guests spend the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara - Khiva The morning starts with the group to travel to the city Khiva, well-known for the 140 monuments of great architectural meaning. Today it is the impressing site of the gardens and streets with greenery everywhere. All of the monuments to be seen are oriented on the investigation of the Kizilkum desert and then the deepest river of Uzbekistan, Amu Darya river. In Khiva the guests take a nap in the hotel.
Day 6: Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent For now we are glad to offer the opportunity to travel in Uzbekistan and make a witness of the great impression of the old part of the country and the city of Khiva. It is pecualir for having the city inside it with the name of Ichan-Qala. It is the home of many palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums. In average there are more than 400 buildings of the traditional meaning for the locals to live in. at the territory the following sites find the existence - Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, of the 19th century. In the evening we take a flight to Tashkent and spend the night there.
Day 7: Tashkent - Flight Morning flight back home.
Early check-in - 45 $ Single early check-in - 75 $
Half board - 50 $ Full board - 95 $ Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 55 $ per person
English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva - 160 $ per group English speaking escort guide - 420 $ per group
Flight tickets Khiva (to Urgench airport) - Tashkent - 70 $ per person
Service includes: - Transport - Accommodation: Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3* Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3* Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3* Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3* - Visa support - Provision of mineral water - Train tickets for Tashkent - Samarkand (economy class)
Service does not include: - Visa - Guides - Full board - Flight tickets - Travel insurance - Museum admissions