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Uzbekistan 8 days

Culture and History tour in Samarkand

Tour Price : 650 US$ per person Duration : 8 days - 7 nights Languages: English

Day 01. Tashkent (D)
Arrive in Tashkent, meet in airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing information about tour and welcome dinner at hotel.

Day 02. Excursion with private guide in Tashkent. Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva (B, D)
Breakfast transfer to airport flight to Urgench (HY1051 dep at 07:00 arr at 08:40), on arrival transfer to Khiva (30 km), the fairy-tale like oriental town. Check-in to hotel and after refreshing beginning full day guided tour Khiva visits Monument of Al Khorezmiy, Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah & Kalta Minor, Palace Complex Kuhna Ark: (Korinishona, Winter & Summer Mosque and Ak-shikh-bobo), Muhammad Rakhimkhan Madrasah, Pakhlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Shergazi Khan Madrasah, Minaret and Madrasah of Islam-Khodja, Djuma Mosque, Ota Darvaza "Father Gate”, Ak Mosque, Anushakhan bath-houses, Palvan Darvaza ‘’Warriors Gate’’, Alakulihan Madrasah, Qutlugh Murad Inaq Madrasah, Caravansary Tim Allah Kuli Khan with bazaar and Tash Khauli Complex. Dinner in “Toza Bog Palace’’ with folk show (summer residence of Mohammed Rakhim Khan II).

Day 03. Khiva – Bukhara (B, D)
Drive between the Kara-Kum (black sands) and the Kyzyl-Kum (red sands) deserts to Bukhara, en route stop to see the Amudarya River, known to many western explorers as the Oxus. Arrive in Bukhara & check-in to the hotel. Dinner in Lyabi Hauz restaurant.

Day 04. Bukhara (B, D)
Full day guided tour Bukhara visits remaining of city wall and gate of Bukhara, Samonid's Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Kosh Madrasah Ensemble (Abdullakhan Madrasah & Modarikhan Madrasah), Bolo Khauz Mosque, Ark citadel & Zindan (ancient prison), Khodja Zaynuddin Complex, Poi Kalyan Complex: (Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque & Miri Arab Madrasah), Trading Dome: (Toki Zargaron, oki Telpak Furushon & Toki Sarrafon), Ulugbek Madrasah, Abdullazizkhan Madrasah, Khodja Gaukushan Ensemble, Magoki Attoron Mosque, Architectural ensemble Lyabi Hauz (Kukeldash Madrasah, Khanaka and Nodir Devan-Begi Madrasah) and Synagogue. This evening you attend a traditional Bukhara cultural folk show.

Day 05. Bukhara – Shakhrisabz - Samarkand (B, D)
Breakfast, drive to Samarkand, en route visit Summer Palace (residence) of last Bukharan Emirs Sitora-i-Mokhi Khosa and small town Shakhrisabz. During of the tour you will visits remnants of Ak-Sarai Palace, Bazaar of Shakhrisabz, Kok-Gumbas mosque, Khazret-Imam mosque (Dorut Tilyavat ensemble, XIV century) and Gumbazi-Seidan mausoleum (Dorus-Siadat ensemble, XIV century). After competing visit continue to Samarkand, on arrival check-in to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Tour in Tashkent.

Day 06. Samarkand (B, D)
Full day guided tour Samarkand visits Ensemble of Registan: (Ulugbek, Sher Dor and Tillya Kari Madrasah's), Gur-Emir Mausoleum (graves of Tamerlane and his descendants), Rukhobod Mausoleum, Aksaray Mausoleum, Bibi-Khonym Mosque with Siab bazaar, Shakh-i-Zinda Ensemble, Khazrat-Khizr Mosque, Aancient settlement Afrosiab with Museum, Mausoleum of Khodja Doniyor (Prophet Daniel) and observatory and memorial museum of Ulugbek. Dinner in local house.

Day 07. Samarkand - Tashkent (B, D)
Drive to Tashkent, en route visit Al-Imam Bukhary complex. Arrive in Tashkent and check-in to hotel. After refreshing begin guided tour Tashkent visits Kukeldash madrassah, Kaffal Sashi mausoleum, Architectural ensemble of Khazrat Imam, Barak-Khan Madrassah, Juma Mosque, Hast Imam Square, Tillya Sheikh Mosque, Chorsu bazaar, Abul Kasim Madrassah, Museum of Fine and Applied Arts and Tashkent metro. Farewell dinner in local restaurant.

Day 08. Tashkent (Breakfast box)
Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.
Price Valid – Until 31 March 2011
2 pax = 850 US$ per person
4 pax = 650 US$ per person
Single supplement 120 US$

Seasonal Discounts 
15 % from November 01 – March 01;
10 % from June 10 – August 10;

in Tashkent – hotel “Bek” 4*
in Khiva – hotel “Orient Medresse” 3*
in Bukhara – hotel “Omar Khayyam” 3*
in Samarkand – hotel “Grand Samarkand” 3*

Accommodation in double or twin bed room;
Meals plan as indicated (B-breakfast, L-Lunch & D-dinner);
Arrival and departure transfers;
All sightseeing as per the itinerary;
Entrance fees to monuments and cultural events;
All over land transportation by transport with air condition;
     - for 2 pax – car,
     - from 3 - 8 pax min bus with 9 seats and 14 seats,
Visa support to Uzbekistan;
Escort touring guide for whole tour itinerary; 
     - Available; German, English, Spanish, German, Italian, French,Turkish, Japanese and Russian speaking guides.
One bottle mineral water (1,5 liter) per person every day of tour.

Air ticket Tashkent – Urgench 96 US$ per person;
Early check-in and late check out from the hotels;
Visa cost;
Personal spending money;
Luggage in excess of 20 kg (44lbs);
Travel insurance;
Tips for driver and local guide;
Video & photo camera charges during sightseeing;

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 650 US$ per person
Duration: 8 days - 7 nights
Group Size: 2
Languages: English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
Attractions:Uzbekistan, Samarkand