Uzbekistan tour 5
Uzbekistan tour 5
Time: 5 days
Highpoints: Tashkent - Chimgan - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent - Chimgan Mountains - Tashkent
We are glad to see you in Uzbekistan tour 5. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Chimgan Mountains. To reach the top of the Beldersay peak you will have a chair lift (30 min one-way). There you will be able to enjoy the great view of the pristine nature. In addition you will have a break at the famous man made Charvak lake. You can enjoy some free time at the beach or do some water activities that depend on the season. After it you will have a tour to explore the city. You will visit Independence square (the main square of the city that was erected as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. Territory of Independence includes several main administrative buildings. Then you can stroll along the local Broadway that is famous for its interesting goods as well as divides Independence square and Amir Timur square. The square of Ami Timur was named in honor of the hero of the nation. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara (morning flight)
In course of the tour you will have a morning flight to Bukhara. Today you will have a guided city tour that will show you the greatest attractions of Bukhara. The tour will start with visiting the oldest citadel of Bukhara that was built in the 4th century. Citadel ark used to be a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Then is the real master piece of architecture of 9th -10th century that is known as the Samanids mausoleum. After it you will head on to the Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque that is famous for its forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. You will be impressed by the tours of the one of the oldest city of Uzbekistan. After it don't miss the chance to walk along the shopping domes as well as explore the one of the most beautiful madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi. It is also is a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. Later on you will visit the Poi Kalon complex of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara - Samarkand (transfer, 290 km, 3.5 hrs)
Today you will a city tour that is takes about half of the day. You will visit the most interesting places near Bukhara city. You will explore the Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex that can be found near Bukhara that is unique memorial complex that was built for the famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher. That later one became the one of the most popular places among Islamic world. It is interesting to know that he was one of the spiritual masters of Amir Timur. Nowadays you can witness the other its site mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. After excursions you will be transferred to Samarkand (290 km). Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent (train)
Today you will travel around Samarkand to have a guided tour. You will see Samarkand in the valley of the river Zerafshan. You will listen to the interesting information about it being the second largest city of Uzbekistan. Moreover the city is as old as one of the cities of Babylon or Rome. In course if the tour you will explore the sights such as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Talking about Registan Square you will witness a complex of three Madrasahs dating back to 15-17th centuries. You will be fascinated in tours in Uzbekistan. Then you will head on to architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh of a huge collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. Oreover its worth to note that is also a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his successful campaign in India. Evening train to Tashkent. Overnight is at the hotel.
Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 460 $
04 pax - 375 $
06 pax - 345 $
08 pax - 325 $
10 pax - 300 $
Single - 50 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
*Half board - 35 $
*Full board - 65 $
*Entrance fees - 40 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides - 140 $ per group
Escort guide - 300 $ per group
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums