Uzbekistan 9 days
Culture and History tour in Bukhara
Tour Price : 700 US$ per person
Duration : 9 days
Day 01. Tour in Tashkent. Tashkent (D)
Arrive in Tashkent, meet in airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing information about tour and welcome dinner at hotel.
Day 02. Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva (B, D)
After breakfast beginning 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. Late afternoon transfer to airport flight to Urgench (HY1057 dep at 18:00 arr at 19:40), on arrival transfer to Khiva (30 km), the fairy-tale like oriental town. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03. Khiva (B, D)
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 04. 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 05. 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, Òoki 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. Excursion with private guide in Tashkent. This evening you attend a traditional Bukhara cultural folk show.
Day 06. 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.
Day 07. 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 08. Samarkand - Tashkent (B, D)
Drive to Tashkent, en route visit Al-Imam Bukhary complex. Arrive in Tashkent and check-in to hotel. Rest of the day is free. Evening ballet performance (subject to availability) at Alisher Navoi Opera & Ballet Theatre built by Japanese prisoners in 1947. Beyond the marble lobby are 6 foyers dedicated to Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Termez, Khiva & Ferghana all thickly dressed in stucco carving, theme motives & murals from Navoi’s poetry. Farewell dinner in local restaurant.
Day 09. Tashkent (Breakfast box)
Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.
Price Valid - Until 31 March 2011
2 pax = 900 US$ per person
4 pax = 700 US$ per person
Single supplement 130 US$
15 % from November 01 – March 01;
10 % from June 10 – August 10;
in Tashkent - hotel “Bek” 4*
in Khiva - hotel “Malika” 3* or 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;
Personal spending money;
Luggage in excess of 20 kg (44lbs);
Tips for driver and local guide;
Video & photo camera charges during sightseeing;
|Tour Price: 700 US$ per person|
|Duration: 9 days|
|Group Size: 2|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||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|
|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|