Historical Spots of Uzbekistan (incl. Ferghana Valley)
Tourpackage around historical towns of Uzbekistan with OrexCA.com

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Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Kind of route: airway and motor coach tour
Season: Spring/Summer/Autumn
Accommodation: Single/Double/Twin in hotels

Description: Uzbekistan - the crossroad of Silk Road, the land of the ancient culture and the great historical values. More than 4000 architectural and archaeological monuments located in the territory of Uzbekistan. Many of its cities have centuries and millenniums. Tashkent, Samarkand, Shahrisabz, Bukhara, Khiva - these are the most famous and popular historical spots of the very old and always young land of Moveraunnahr ("The country between two rivers") that you will visit during this tour.

But, before the "Big Five", after arrival to Tashkent and excursion around the capital of Uzbekistan and the biggest megapolis of Central Asia you will start you experience in charming Ferghana Valley with its neat orchards, cute towns, skilled artisans and most hospitable people.

Fueled by the flow of positive emotions your imagination will render the pictures of the past where in the deep old times these cities and places were a part of large state entities and were significant places of caravan's trade along The Great Silk Road, bright spots of the development for various arts and crafts, the high level town-planning, science and the culture.

This tour to Uzbekistan is specially elaborated for intellectual people interested in reach history, colorful culture and grandiose architecture of different nations living here. Tour-package consists of combination of historical, architectural and cultural components, carefully selected by OrexCA.com professionals.

Tour itinerary:

Tashkent - Kokand - Ferghana - Marghilan - Rishtan - Tashkent - Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Bukhara - Khiva - (Urgench) - Tashkent

Day 1 (Wed): Tashkent

Option 1: 06:50 am arrive from Istanbul. Flight No. TK368. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.
Option 2: 08:05 am arrive from London. Flight No. HY202. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.
Option 3: 07:30 am arrive from Paris. Flight No. HY252. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.

13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-19:00 Excursion.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.

Excursion in Tashkent:

Day 2 (Thu): Tashkent - Kokand - Ferghana

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Transfer to Ferghana via Kokand (340 km, 5 hrs).
11:30 Arrive in Kokand.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00 Continue drive to Ferghana.
15:30 Arrive in Ferghana. Check-in hotel and some rest.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Ferghana.

Excursion in Kokand:

Day 3 (Fri): Ferghana - Marghilan - Rishtan - Tashkent

1

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Check-out hotel and transfer to Tashkent via Marghilan and Rishtan (350 km, 5 hrs).
08:30 Arrive in Marghilan. Visit famous silk factory.
10:30 Transfer to Rishtan.
11:30-12:30 Arrive in Rishtan and visit family of world-known ceramists. After visit continue drive to Kokand.
13:30-14:30 Arrive in Kokand and lunch.
14:30 Continue drive to Tashkent.
18:00 Arrive in Tashkent. Check-in hotel and some rest.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 4 (Sat): Tashkent - Samarkand

1

05:30-06:30 Breakfast.
06:30 Transfer to the train station to take "Afrosiyob" speed train to Samarkand leaving at 08:00.
10:30 Arrive in Samarkand.
11:00-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-15:00 Check-in hotel and some rest.
15:00-19:00 Continue excursion in Samarkand.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.

Excursion in Samarkand:

Day 5 (Sun): Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Bukhara

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Transfer to Bukhara via Shakhrisabz (360, 5 hrs).
09:30 Arrive in Shakhrisabz and excursion.
12:00-13:00 Lunch.
13:00-14:00 Continue excursion in Shakhrisabz.
14:00 Continue drive to Bukhara.
17:30-20:00 Arrive in Bukhara, check-in hotel and have some rest.
20:00-21:00 Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.

Excursion in Shakhrisabz:

Day 6 (Mon): Bukhara

08:00-09:00 Breakfast.
09:00-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-19:00 Continue excursion of Bukhara.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.

Excursion in Bukhara:

Day 7 (Tue): Bukhara

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08:00-09:00 Breakfast.
09:00-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-15:00 Continue excursion of Bukhara.
15:00-19:00 Free time.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.

Excursion within and outside Bukhara:

Day 8 (Wed): Bukhara - Khiva

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07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Drive to Khiva (480 km, 9-11 hrs).
13:00-14:00 Lunch in the desert (lunch-boxes).
19:00 Arrive in Khiva. Check-in hotel.
19:30-20:30 Farewell dinner. Overnight in Khiva.

Day 9 (Thu): Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00-12:00 Free.
12:00-13:00 Check-out hotel and lunch.
13:00-16:00 Excursion.
17:00-18:00 Dinner.
18:00 Transfer to Urgench (35 km, 30 min) for evening flight to Tashkent leaving at 20:20.
21:40 Arrive in Tashkent and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.

Excursion in Ichan Kala, Khiva:

Day 10 (Fri): Tashkent

Option 1: 04:00 am Transfer to the Airport. Depart to Istanbul by TK369 at 06:50.
Option 2: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 13:30 transfer to the Airport. Depart to London by HY201 at 16:30.
Option 3: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 12:00 transfer to the Airport. Depart to Paris by HY251 at 15:05.

Group Package price, per person, US$
Economy Standard Luxe
1 1414 2119 3215
2 841 1277 2094
3 887 1273 2026
4 778 1140 1862
5 711 1058 1761
6 696 1033 1724
7 661 991 1672
8 700 1024 1699
9 691 1012 1681
10 667 985 1649
11 648 962 1624
12 646 958 1617
13 631 941 1597
14 618 927 1581
Single supplement 170 282 363

NOTE: Prices are in US$ per person in double shared room (price for 1 person is based on single room)

Extras:
Airport-Hotel transfer by sedan car (taxi) on Day 1 - US$ 20 per transport per transfer.
Hotel-Airport transfer by sedan car (taxi) on Day 7 US$ 10 per transport per transfer.
Airport-Hotel transfer by minivan on Day 1 and Hotel-Airport transfer by minivan on Day 7 US$ 40 per transport per transfer.

Economy option includes hotels:

In Tashkent - "Uzbekistan" / "Shodlik Palace" / "Ravshan";
In Ferghana - "Club 777";
In Samarkand - "Caravan Serail Chorrakha" / "Kamila";
In Bukhara - "Lyabi Hauz" / "Old City";
In Khiva - "Arkanchi" / "Sobir Arkanchi"

Price INCLUDES: Price does NOT include:
  • Double/twin/single accommodation as per above list;
  • Early check-in on Day 1 (after 07:00 am);
  • Breakfasts at hotels;
  • Farewell dinner on Day 8;
  • Pick up and drop off to the Airport (except Day 1 and Day 10);
  • All transfers by A/C sedan car up to 2 persons; minivan up to 7 persons*; minibus up to 14 persons* (driver' service and fuel are included);
  • Train tickets: Tashkent-Samarkand (econom class).
  • International airfares;
  • Domestic airfares: Urgench-Tashkent** - US$ 99 (price can vary);
  • Lunches, dinners (except farewell dinner);
  • English/French/German speaking local guide's services - US$ 40 per day in each city;
  • Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program;
  • Fees for additional services in the hotels;
  • Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.,
  • Tips to local staff;
  • Camera/video fees.

* Due to the governmental restriction for minivans and minibuses to drive via Kamchik pass several sedan cars will be arranged on Day-2 and Day-3 for group of 3 and more person;
** We recommend you to purchase Urgench-Tashkent air ticket together with your international air tickets if you are flying to/from Uzbekistan with Uzbekistan Airways.

Standard option includes hotels:

In Tashkent - "Tashkent Palace" / "City Palace" (ex. Sheraton);
In Ferghana - "Club 777";
In Samarkand - "Grand Samarkand" / "Sherdor";
In Bukhara - "K.Komil" / "Mekhtar Ambar" / "Amulet";
In Khiva - "Malika-Khiva" / "Malika-Khorezm"

Price INCLUDES: Price does NOT include:
  • Double/ twin/ single accommodation as per above list;
  • Early check-in on Day 1 (after 07:00 am);
  • Breakfasts at hotels;
  • Farewell dinner on Day 8;
  • Pick up and drop off to the Airport (except Day 1 and Day 10);
  • All transfers by A/C sedan car up to 2 persons; minivan up to 7 persons*; minibus up to 14 persons* (driver' service and fuel are included);
  • English/French/ German speaking local guides in the cities during excursions;
  • Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program;
  • Train tickets: Tashkent-Samarkand (econom class).
  • Drinking water (two 0,5 liter bottle per person a day).
  • International airfares;
  • Domestic airfares: Urgench-Tashkent** - US$ 99 (price can vary);
  • Lunches, dinners (except farewell dinner);
  • Fees for additional services in the hotels;
  • Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.,
  • Tips to local staff;
  • Camera/ video fees.

* Due to the governmental restriction for minivans and minibuses to drive via Kamchik pass several sedan cars will be arranged on Day-2 and Day-3 for group of 3 and more person;
** We recommend you to purchase Urgench-Tashkent air ticket together with your international air tickets if you are flying to/from Uzbekistan with Uzbekistan Airways.

Luxe option includes hotels:

In Tashkent - "Miran International" / "International" (ex. InterContinental) / "Dedeman";
In Ferghana - "Asia-Ferghana";
In Samarkand - "Registan Plaza" / "Samarkand Plaza";
In Bukhara - "Zargaron Plaza" / "Omar Khayyam";
In Khiva - "Asia-Khiva" / "Malika-Kheivak"

Price INCLUDES: Price does NOT include:
  • Double/ twin/ single accommodation as per above list;
  • Early check-in on Day 1 (after 07:00 am);
  • Full Board (from lunch on Day 1 till breakfast on Day 10);
  • Pick up and drop off to the Airport (except Day 1 and Day 10);
  • All transfers by A/C sedan car up to 2 persons; minivan up to 7 persons*; minibus up to 14 persons* (driver' service and fuel are included);
  • English / French / German speaking guide during the whole tour;
  • Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program;
  • Train tickets: Tashkent-Samarkand (econom class).
  • Drinking water (two 0.5 liter bottle per person a day).
  • International airfares;
  • Domestic airfares: Urgench-Tashkent** - US$ 85 (price can vary);
  • Fees for additional services in the hotels;
  • Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.,
  • Tips to local staff;
  • Camera / video fees.

* Due to the governmental restriction for minivans and minibuses to drive via Kamchik pass several sedan cars will be arranged on Day-2 and Day-3 for group of 3 and more person;
** We recommend you to purchase Urgench-Tashkent air ticket together with your international air tickets if you are flying to/from Uzbekistan with Uzbekistan Airways.

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 Guests 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.

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