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Hello our dear guest,
My name is Alvina. I was born and grew up in the capital city of sunny Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek. My first experience in tourism sphere begun in 2010 when I successfully finished courses of guide-interpreter and I started my adventure discovering the many beauties of my motherland at the heart of Central Asia.
Tour 1: Birthplace of Amir Timur
Duration: 6 days
In short: Tashkent – Bukhara – Shahrisabs – Samarkand – Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent
When you arrive to Tashkent international airport, your driver will meet you and then drive to Tashkent city. We will have the city tour where you can visit the Independence square dedicated to the victory over fascism in World War II. Visit the local Broadway situated between Independence square and Amir Timur square. After that take a chance and visit the famous Tashkent metro, which is considered to be one of the most unique subways in the world opened in 1977. Visit the old part of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex which has several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Don’t miss to visit the special highlight as Othman Quran! It is the world’s oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. The night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Bukhara (flight or train)
In the morning you will have the flight to Bukhara. The day will start by amazing city tour where you can visit an ancient citadel in Bukhara found in the 4th century and called - Citadel Ark. It is important to note that this place served several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. After that you will have the chance to visit Samanids mausoleum found in 9th - 10th centuries. Drive to Chashma Ayub (Job's well) and Bolo-Hauz mosque, where you can find forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. In addition you will have the chance to walk around stores and see the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara - Nodir Divan Begi. It is also the part of Lyabi House Ensemble. Also you can visit Poi Kalon complex. We have no doubt you will like it in your tours. This place consists of three structures which were built in the 12th - 16th centuries as: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Today you will have the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara – Shahrisabs – Samarkand
Today you will have the opportunity to visit the birthplace of Amir Timur. It is the city of Shahrisabs. You will have the city tour where you can visit Ak Saray Palace, built by Amir Timur. This place is very famous among travellers due to its rich history. Moving on you will see the special note on the main portal of the Palace: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Visit the Jahongir mausoleum, which was built in honor of the eldest son of Amir Timur, who lost his life in war when he was twenty years old. When his son died, the ruler mourned for 30 years. Afterwards you can visit Shahrisabs, the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes where all progenies and relatives of Amir Timur were repressed. You will travel Samarkand. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand
Having a hearty breakfast you will have the city tour in Samarkand. Samarkand is a beautiful city situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan and considered to be the second largest city of Uzbekistan as the city of Babylon or Rome. Visit wonderful sights such as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Talking about Registan Square, it is a complex of three unique Madrasahs found in the 15th -17th centuries. We are sure you will like it in the tour. Shakhi-Zindeh consists the special collection of mausoleums found in the 11th -15th centuries, also became a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. As for Bibi Khanum Mosque, it was built for the favorite Tamerlane’s wife, after his fortune deal in India. Today you will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand – Tashkent
The day will be continued of having the city tour in Samarkand city. Don’t miss to visit Ulughbek observatory which was built in 15th century by Ulughbek. It is one of the most famous Samarkand leaders and researchers. When Ulughbek worked there he created the “Zidji Guragoni” catalog in 1437, in which consisted the message of 1018 celestial bodies. Unfortunately, his son killed him. Later on you will have the chance to visit the local Broadway. Being there you will find souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets, workshops and many other interesting things. Visit the National bazaar Siab (oriental bazaar! You will have the opportunity to find Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. There is also a carpet factory made by over 400 women! You will have transfer to Tashkent in the evening by train. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent – Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to Tashkent international airport. Flight for next destination.
Price per person:
02 pax – 610 $
04 pax – 465 $
06 pax – 400 $
08 pax – 405 $
10 pax – 375 $
Single – 55 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 40 $
Half board – 50 $
Full board – 80 $
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) – 45 $ per person
English speaking local guides in the cities – 210 $ per group
English speaking escort guide – 370 $ per group
Tashkent – “Samir” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Porso” Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- Mineral water supply
- Train tickets (if any)
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Museum admissions
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