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Navruz tour in Uzbekistan
Unforgettable celebration of Navruz - Spring Feast and beggining of New Year in Central Asia

Navruz (new day) is the most cherished public holiday, the Central Asian New Year that falls on March 21 in Uzbekistan. During this two-day festival of spring renewal, singing, dancing, the making of special dishes, wrestling by burly "palvans" and the reciting of epic poetry by wandering "bakshi" minstrels will be the highlights.

While Islam has a strong influence on Uzbek people so do a number of older religious traditions including Zoroastrianism. Navruz has its origins in a festival celebrating the spring equinox, which Zoroaster rededicated to Asha Vahistra and fire.

The Great Silk Road oases of Uzbekistan are more accessible now than ever in their histories. You journey will begin in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.
A bus will take you along the golden road to Samarkand where you will celebrate Navruz. Here at the junction of the ancient caravan routes, the colossal blue domes of Tamerlane"s imperial capital dwarf the modern Uzbek city.
The drive from Samarkand to Bukhara will be broken by a visit to Shakhrisabz, the birthplace of Tamerlane. This a wonderfully picturesque journey through steppe country dotted with small villages. Bukhara, reputed to be the holiest place in Central Asia, provides a gentle contrast to glittering Samarkand with the muted khakis of its mud walled, old city and its compact layout.

Then it is onward to Khiva, the most complete, and most heavily restored of all the Great Silk Road cities.

Taking a short flight from Urgench to Tashkent, we will return to the capital"s lesser-known gems.

For your second itinerary we offer to have 2 days trip by plane to Ferghana Valley - known as the Perl of Uzbekistan. Spring in Ferghana Valley is the most beautiful season, on the way you can see the blossoming apricot fields. City tour will include visiting of Margilan and Kokand and pottery shops and work shops of famous Rishtan factory.

Itinerary 1:   8 days, 7 nights (March, 20 - March, 27)

Day 1 (Sun, March 20): Arrival in Tashkent. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2 (Mon, March 21): Morning transfer Tashkent - Samarkand. Accommodation in hotel. Sightseeing program. Participation in Navruz celebration (Oriental New Year, which is celebrated on 21st of March) in Mahallya (local community) including preparation of traditional food "Sumalak" and "Khalisa", feast, experience local customs, traditions and celebration of Navruz with local people. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 3 (Tue, March 22): Continuation of sightseeing program. Afternoon transfer Samarkand - Shakhrisabz. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Shakhrisabz.

Day 4 (Wed, March 23): Sightseeing program in Shakhrisabz. Afternoon transfer Shakhrisabz- Bukhara. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5 (Thi, March 24): Sightseeing program in Bukhara. Dinner with folklore concert. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 6 (Fri, March 25): Continuation of sightseeing program. Afternoon transfer Bukhara - Khiva. Overnight in Khiva.

Day 7 (Sat, March 26) Sightseeing program in Khiva. Evening flight Urgench - Tashkent. Night in Tashkent.

Day 8 (Sun, March 27) Sightseeing program in Tashkent. Flight to next destination.

Group 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax 12 pax Single supplement
Prices in US$ 599 527 449 411 389 377 49

City Hotel
Tashkent Elena / Grand Orzu / Rovshan
Samarkand Malika / Legends of Samarkand / Furkat
Shakrisabz Orient Star
Bukhara Emir / Caravan / Hovli Poyon
Khiva Malika / Khiva Madrassa / Lolita

Price includes Price does NOT include

  • Double accommodation as per the list provided
  • Airticket fare Khiva - Tashkent
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned car or minibus
  • Breakfast in the hotels, dinner with folklore concert in Bukhara
  • Party in Samarkand "Celebration of Navruz"
  • English-speaking tour guide service
  • Entrance fees for the museums, monuments and handicrafts workshops during the tour
  • Visa support
  • Porter charges at airports

  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Additional food, alcohol and soft drinks
  • Additional services in the hotels
  • Camera/Video fees
  • Any additional trips

Itinerary 2:   10 days, 9 nights (March, 20 - March, 29)

Day 1 (Sun, March 20): Arrival in Tashkent. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2 (Mon, March 21): Morning transfer Tashkent - Samarkand. Accommodation in the hotel. Sightseeing program. Participation in Navruz celebration (Oriental New Year, which is celebrated on 21st of March) in Mahallya (local community) including preparation of traditional food "Sumalak" and "Khalisa", feast, experience local customs, traditions and celebration of Navruz with local people. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 3 (Tue, March 22): Continuation of sightseeing program. Afternoon transfer Samarkand - Bukhara. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 4 (Wed, March 23): Sightseeing program in Bukhara. Dinner with folklore concert. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5 (Thi, March 24): Continuation of sightseeing program. Afternoon transfer Bukhara - Khiva. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Khiva.

Day 6 (Fri, March 25): Sightseeing program in Khiva. Evening flight Urgench - Tashkent. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 7 (Sat, March 26): Morning flight Tashkent - Ferghana. Accommodation in the hotel. Tour in Ferghana Valley. Visit to Margilan. City tour. Overnight in Ferghana.

Day 8 (Sun, March 27): Transfer to Kokand. Sightseeiing program in Kokand. Transfer Kokand - Ferghana. Overnight in Ferghana.

Day 9 (Mon, March 28): Morning flight Ferghana-Tashkent. Accommodation in the hotel. City tour. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 10 (Tue, March 29): Flight to next destination.

Group 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax 12 pax Single supplement
Prices in US$ 759 689 595 548 519 499 59

City Hotel
Tashkent Elena / Grand Orzu / Rovshan
Samarkand Malika / Legends of Samarkand / Furkat
Bukhara Emir / Caravan / Hovli Poyon
Khiva Malika / Khiva Madrassa / Lolita
Fergana Club 777/Asia-Ferghana

 

Price includes Price does NOT include

  • Double accommodation as per the list provided
  • Airtickets fare Khiva - Tashkent, Tashkent - Fergana - Tashkent
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned car or minibus
  • Breakfast in the hotels, dinner with folklore concert in Bukhara
  • Party in Samarkand "Celebration of Navruz"
  • English-speaking tour guide service
  • Entrance fees for the museums, monuments and handicrafts workshops during the tour
  • Visa support
  • Porter charges at airports

  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Additional food, alcohol and soft drinks
  • Additional services in the hotels
  • Camera/Video fees
  • Any additional trips

Esperamos que a usted se gustaria el programa y que le asegurara que estamos absolutamente abiertos a cualquier sugerencia para mejorar la calidad de nuestros servicios por la satisfaccion entera de nuestros clientes y somos felices de resolver sus requisitos.

Contacta nuestro tour operador para información más detallada y para reservar este viaje.

Pictures of Tashkent
Pictures of Samarkand
Pictures of Shakhrisabz
Pictures of Bukhara
Pictures of Khiva
Pictures of Fergana






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