Uzbekistan Classic - 8 days land only

The region’s cradle of culture for more than two millennia, Uzbekistan is the proud home to a spellbinding arsenal of architecture & ancient cities, all deeply infused with the bloody, fascinating history of the Silk Road. In terms of sights alone, Uzbekistan is Central Asia's biggest draw & most impressive showstopper...
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Price:
R16 070
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DETAILS
Starting fromR16 070
Package ValiditySet departure dates: 23 & 30 MAR 2018;  20 APR 2018; 04 & 18 MAY 2018; 1 & 22 JUN 2018 ; 06 JUL 2018 and 03 & 24 AUG 2018
Duration8 days
DestinationUzbekistan
Starts inTashkent
Ends inTashkent

Description

- Domestic flights from Tashkent to Urgench & Urgench to Bukhara
- Train ticket from Samarkand to Tashkent
- Return airport/hotel transfers & train station/hotel transfers as per itineray
- 7 nights accommodation as per itinerary
- Breakfast daily & a dinner with folklore show program at Nadir Divan-Beni Madrasah in Bukhara
- Sight-seeing with local English speaking guide in each city
- Entrance tickets to the museums, mausoleums & other sights as per itinerary
- Visa support letter for Uzbekistan

Day 1

Friday Arrival in Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent. You will be met by Advantour driver and transferred to the hotel. Free time.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2

Saturday Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva

(1093 km, 1 h. 40 min)
At 9:00 in the morning meet with your group and guide at the lobby of the hotel. Start sightseeing Tashkent. Visit Old City part of Tashkent with Khast-
Imom Complex and Chor-Su bazar, continue to the center of Tashkent withAmir Temur Square, Independence Square and Applied Arts Museum.
At 16:40 transfer to Tashkent domestic airport for flight HY1057 at 18:40. Arrival in Urgench at 20:20.
Transfer to the hotel in Khiva (30 km, 35 min.).

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3

Sunday Khiva - Urgench - Bukhara

Check out the hotel after breakfast.
At 9:00 guided sightseeing tour program in Khiva: Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site Ichan-Qala fortress. In Ichan-Qala fortress visit Kunya-Ark, Sayeed Alauddin Mausoleum, Arab-Mukhamadkhan Madrasah, Oq-Masjid Mosque,Madrasah of Hodjan Berdi-biya, Shirgazikhan, Abdullakhan, Juma Mosque, Allakulikhan Madrasah, Tosh-Khovli Palace, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, Minaret of Islam- Khoja. Free time in the afternoon. At 19:10 transfer toUrgench airport for flight HY1058 to Bukhara at
21:10. Arrival in Bukhara at 22:10. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Monday Bukhara

In the morning start walking sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit the Mausoleum of Samani dynasty, Ark Fortress,Chashma-Ayub, Kalon Ensemble, Miri- Arab Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Ulugbek and AbdulazizkhanMadrasah, trade domes, Lyabi Khauz complex, Chor-Minor Madrasah. Dinner and national show at Nodir Devan Begi Madrasah.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 5

Tuesday Bukhara - Samarkand

Continue sightseeing tour with a guide. Drive out of the city to Sitorai Mokhi-khosa – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir. Head to Mausoleum of Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi and Chor Bakr necropolis. In the afternoon depart to Samarkand (280 km, 4 hours’ drive). Stop on the way at Caravanserai Rabat Malik dating back to
11th century. Arrive in Samarkand late in the afternoon, check in to hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6

Wednesday Samarkand

In the morning meet with your guide and driver at the lobby of the hotel. Start sightseeing program in Samarkand. Visit spectacular Registan Square, remains of Bibi Khahum mosque, Ulugbek observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis,central Samarkand bazaar and Gur Emir Mausoleum, authentic shrine of Tamerlane.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7

Thursday Samarkand - Tashkent

Check-out from the hotel till noon. Continue sightseeing: visit Afrosiyob Museum and the Tomb of Saint Daniel. Then drive to Koni Ghil village to explore traditional way of making Samarkand paper from mulberry. Enjoy free time with car and driver at your disposal after sightseeing tour. At 16:00 transfer to railway station. Take the fast-speed Afrosiyob train departing to Tashkent at 17:00 (300 km). Scheduled arrival time is 19:10. Pick-up and transfer to hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8

Friday Tashkent - Departure

Check-out from the hotel till noon. Transfer to the airport.

End of the tour.