Silk Road Classic 11 days/10 nights
Private tour in Bukhara
Arrival at the Tashkent airport and transferring to a local guesthouse, villa, apartment or the Sheraton hotel. The population of Tashkent is about 3,000,000 people. The population of Uzbekistan is 24,000,000 people. The city tour of the Uzbek capital includes the Amir Temur Museum, the History Museum, the Fine Art Museum, the Applied Art Museum, metro stations with national design, Friendship Square, Abdul Kasim Medressah where you can see the best masters in Uzbekistan making national miniature and wood carving.
Flight to Urgench. Arrival and transfer to Khiva - 30km from Urgench. Accommodation in the Arkanchi or the Lolita hotel. City tour includes the Ichon-Qala Gates & Walls, Mohammed Amin Khan Madrassah – 1850th, Kalta Minor minaret, Kukhna Ark, Summer Mosque, Mohammed Rakhim Khan Madrassah, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum & the Music Museum, Juma Mosque & around. The Mosque is interesting for its 218 wood columns supported the roof. These finely decorated columns are from 10th century’s mosque. Matpana Bay Madrassah - 1905, Arabhana Madrassah - 17th c., Dost Alyam Madrassah, Abdulla Khan Madrassah - 1855, Aq Mosque – 1657, Anusha Khan baths, Alloquli Khan Madrassah - 1835, Kutlimurodinok Madrassah -1809, Caravansarai, the Tash-Kholy Palace - 1832, East Gate & Modern bazaar, Islom-Hojah Madrassah 1910. Pahlavon Mohammed Mausoleum & Sherghozi Khan Madrassah - 1326, Dishon-Qala - 1906.
Transfer to Bukhara (500km), the population is 260,000. Accommodation in a local guest house or the New Bukhara hotel.
The city tour includes Labi-Hauz, the statue of Hoja Nasretdin, Nadir Devanbegi Madrassah -1630, Nadir Divanbegi khanaka-17th c., Kukeldash Madrassah -16th c., Jewish block -12th c., Covered bazaars, Taji-Sarrafon Square-12th c., Ulugbeg’s Madrassah -1417, Abdul Aziz Khan Madrassah-1652, Kalon Minaret-1127, Kalon Mosque-16th c, Mir-i-arab Madrassah-16th c., Amir Alimkhan Madrassah, The Ark (Reception & Coronation Court, Friday Mosque) 5th c., Registan, Zindon, Bolo-haus Mosque, Ismail Samani Mausoleum (9th), Shaibonid town walls, Chashma-Ayub mausoleum 12th c., Buyan Khuli Khan & Saifuddin Bukharzi Mausoleum-14th c. Evening concert inside Divanbegi Madrassah with national Uzbek classical music, dancing and fashion.
The city tour includes Turki Jangi Mausoleum, Char Minar-1807 and the Gaukushan Madrassah, Abdullah Khan, Modari Khan, Namozgokh Mosque, Faizulla Khodjaev’s House-1891, the Art Museum, shopping. The tour around Bukhara includes the Amir's Palace, Bakhautdin Nakhshband Mausoleum-14th c., the Chor Bakr Ensemble - 16th c., the Kagan Palace.
Travel to Samarkand (300 km) and on the way you can see one of the most famous in the Islamic world mausoleum and complex of Imam Bukhari (30 km before Samarkand). Accommodation in a private hotel, a guest house or the Afrosiab hotel.
The sightseeing in Samarkand (population - 450 000) includes Goor Emir Mausoleum, the magic Registan Square, Samarkand bazaar, majestic Bibi Khanum Mosque. Excursion with private guide in Tashkent. Shakhi Zinda Ensemble from 7th - 17th century. You can see there the mausoleum of one of the greatest prophet of Islam - Ibn Abass, Hoja-Nisbaddor Mosque, Ulug Beg’s Observatory, ancient part of Samarkand and the Afrosiab Museum.
After breakfast tour to Shakhrisabz across mountains (100km). The population is 60,000. Ak-Saray Palace (Temur Summer Palace). The gigantic 40m-high entrance, Kok-Kumbaz mosque & Dorut Yilyovat 1374-1438, Khazrati-Imam Ensemble 1392, Grypt of Temur. On the way back to Samarkand - dinner in mountains. For guests will be cooked a local dish - kazan kabob.
Morning tour to Urgut (40km). Visiting the Antique Bazaar. Travel to Tashkent (340km). Accommodation in a private hotel, villa, apartment or the Sheraton hotel. Visiting the Alisher Navoi Opera & Ballet Theatre in the evening.
Kukeldash Madrassah - 16th century, Chorsu bazaar - the largest food market in Central Asia. The Old Town includes the 16th century Barak Khana Madrassah and Sheikhontour Mausoleum, Mosque with visiting the Islamic Library, where locates one of the major book in the Islamic world - the Usman Koran which was written at 6th - 7th centuries. This book was made of deerskin. Lunch at Chagatai Street in a private house where a local Uzbek family cooks shashlik. Afternoon relax, shopping. Dinner in a local restaurant "Caravan".
Free time, shopping. Tour in Tashkent. Transfer to the airport. B
Guesthouse, apartment, or hotel accommodation
Meals as per itinerary (BD)
Arrival departure transfers
City sightseeing tour in each city
Flights Tashkent/Urgench on Uzbekistan airways
Visa support letter
Transportation: Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand - Urgut - Tashkent, by a private car or bus with a driver
English (France, German or Italy) speaking guide for the entire itinerary speaking guide
Entrance tickets to Opera & Ballet Theatre and Folklore Show in Bukhara
Dinner in the "Caravan" restaurant
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|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|