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Tour 3: Gentle Tour
Duration: 6 days
In short: Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva – Bukhara – Samarkand – Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva
After your arrival driver will meet and transfer you to the hotel. Check in and overnight in the hotel. Morning flight to Urgench then transfer to Khiva. In Khiva you will have tour in the oldest city of Uzbekistan. At first you will visit Ichan-Qala - inner city in Khiva, it has strong rounded walls. Due to centuries old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses, Ichan-Qala became unique city-monument. Here you can find over 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. Ichan-Qala became historical and architectural conservation area in 1969. The most important and highlighted sight here are Kunya-Ark fortress of 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an incredible example of Khorezm architectural masterwork of 1830s. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Khiva – Bukhara
Bukhara is your next destination. This city is also well known as "town museum" of the middle Ages. You can find here more than 140 architectural monuments. Bukhara is made up of narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments belong to different epochs, but locate very close to each other. The Khiva – Bukhara road goes through well-known Kizilkum desert, also you will see the beauty of Amu Darya river- the deepest river in Central Asia. This river is fusion of the Panj and the Vakhsh in Tajikistan that flow into Aral See. Rest time and night in hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara
The whole day is dedicated to city tour. You will visit Citadel Ark of 4th century. It is the most ancient citadel in Bukhara that served to several Emirs’ of Bukhara. After it is Samanids mausoleum, considered to be real masterwork of 9th -10th century. Then you will see famous Chashma Ayub – job’s well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, known also as the mosque of forty columns made in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. You can wander along the shopping domes and then visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi. It is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble, famous central sightseeing of Bukhara. At the end you will visit Poi Kalon complex, the unique sample of architectural art of Bukhara. It made of three structures of the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara – Samarkand
Morning transfer to Samarkand by train. There you will have city tour. Samarkand situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan and the second largest city in Uzbekistan. It is considered to be as old as the city of Babylon or Rome. You will visit most remarkable sights of this city: Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square, a complex of three fascinating Madrasahs of 15-17th centuries, is the most important sight of Samarkand, that all people cannot stop admire its breathtaking beauty and splendor. Shakhi-Zindeh copmlx is a big collection of mausoleums of 11th-15 centuries, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And the last but not inferior is Bibi Khanum Mosque. It was built in honor of Tamerlane’s wife, after his victory in India. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand – Tashkent
Morning train to Tashkent, where you will have city tour. You will visit such places and sights as: Independence square that is the main square of the country, it is a token of victory in World War II. Then you will walk along the local Broadway. It is a walking street between Independence square and Amir Timur square. Then you will have a chance to ride in Famoun metro of Tashkent city. Its subway is considered to be one of the most wonderful and beautiful in the world. The very first line was opened in 1977. Then you will see the old part of the city with its Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most important sight of this exhibits is the Othman Quran which is the world’s oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. Overnight is at the hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent – Departure
Breakfast is at the hotel. Your driver will transfer you to Tashkent international airport. Flight for next destination.
Price per person:
02 pax – 720 $
04 pax – 530 $
06 pax – 455 $
08 pax – 440 $
10 pax – 410 $
Single – 70 $
Early check-in – 40
Single early check-in – 65 $
Half board – 50 $
Full board – 85 $
English speaking guide – 390 $ per group
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) – 55 $ per person
Khiva – “Porso” Hotel 3*
Bukhara – “Old City” Hotel 3*
Samarkand – “Ideal” Hotel 3*
Tashkent – “Samir” Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Bukhara – Samarkand, Samarkand – Tashkent in economy class. Afrosiab fast trains are in first choice, if there are no tickets for fast train, we will change with normal trains.
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent – Urgench
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