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Historical and Architectural Tourism in Uzbekistan
This tour is developed on a case-by-case basis, 5 days (max.)
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Kind of route: air and motor coach tour
Accommodation: Single/Double in hotels
Description: Travel around Uzbekistan. Tour package consists of combination of historical, architectural and natural components.
Travel itinerary: Tashkent - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent - Chimgan - Tashkent
Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent. Pick up at Airport. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer to Tashkent airport for morning flight to Bukhara. Arrival in Bukhara. Accommodation in hotel. City tour: Citadel Ark (4th c. BC), Samanids Mausoleum (9-10th c.), Chashma Ayub(14th c.), Bolo-Hauz Mosque (beginning of the 20th c.), Coumpol bazaar, Medreseh Nodir-Divan-Beghi complex Lyabi-Khauz (14-17th c.), Minaret Kalon (12th c.), Kalyan Mosque (12th c.), Medreseh Miri Arab (16th c.). Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 3: Breakfast. A trip out of the city for a visit to the Bahouddin Nakshbandi mausoleum (16-19th c.), and to the sepulchers of his mother and his preceptor (14th c.), Emir's Summer residence Sitorai-Mokhi-Hossa (19th c.), mausoleum Chor-Bakr (10th c.). Coach trip to Samarkand (270 km, 2.5 hrs). Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 4: Breakfast. City tour: excavations and museum of the ancient city of
Afrosiab, Architectural complex
Shahi-Zinda (11-15th c.). Lunch in an Arabian restaurant. Continuation of city tour program:
Gur Emir Mausoleum - Tamerlane's Tomb (14-15th c.),
Bibi-Khanym mosque, market place,
Ulugbeg Madrassah (15th c.),
Sher-Dor Madrassah (17th c.) and
Tillya-Kari Madrassah (17th c.), and the
Ulugbek Observatory. Dinner with folklore concert. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 5: Breakfast. Coach trip to Tashkent (315 km, 4 hrs). Accommodation in hotel. City tour around Tashkent: Abu Bakr Kaffal Shoshi- Islamic scholar, mausoleum (16th c.), Barak-Khan Madrasah (16th c.), Kaffal-Shashi mausoleum (15th c.), Kukeldash Madrasah (16th c.), and Djuma Mosque (9th c.). Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 6: Breakfast. Coach trip to the Chimgan mountains. Accommodation in mountain resort/hotel. Horse riding near the Chimgan mountains. Excursion to the mountain resorts Chimgan and Beldersay including mountain chair lift ride. Dinner. Overnight in mountain resort.
Day 7: Breakfast. Coach trip to Tashkent. Accommodation in hotel. City tour: Amir Temur square, Theatrical square, Museum of the History of Uzbekistan, Museum of Applied Arts, Independence square, monument of Independence and Humanism, square of "Memory and Honor" (grieving mother, eternal fire), city fountains and modern monuments. Visit to the Opera and Ballet Theatre. Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 8: Breakfast. Transport to Tashkent airport for flight to next destination.
We hope you like the program and assure you that we are absolutely open to any suggestions to increase the range of our services for the complete satisfaction of our clients and are happy to meet your special requirements.
You can alter duration of the tour and places of visit by adding one of the
extentions. Our tour operator will work closely with you or your travel agent to carefully prepare an itinerary based on your stated interests.