Duration: 7 days, 6 nights Kind of route: airway and motor coach tour Season: Spring/Summer/Autumn Accommodation: Single/Double/Twin in hotels
Description: The most popular tour around Uzbekistan - the crossroad of The Great 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, and four of them are listed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Many of its historical spots have centuries and millenniums. Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Shahrisabz, Samarkand - these are five of the main ten cities of the ancient and always young land of Moveraunnahr ("The country between two rivers").
In the deep old times these cities 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.
Option 1: 08:30 am arrive from Geneva via Madrid. Flight No. HY260. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight. Option 2: 06:50 am arrive from Istanbul. Flight No. TK368. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight. Option 3: 08:05 am arrive from London. Flight No. HY202. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight. Option 4: 07:30 am arrive from Paris. Flight No. HY252. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
06:00 Transfer to the Domestic Airport.
07:00 Departure to Urgench by flight HY1051.
08:40 Arrival to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (35 km, 30 min).
14:00-19:00 Check-in hotel and some rest.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Khiva.
08:00 Transfer to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz (360 km, 5 hrs).
11:30 Arrive in Shakhrisabz.
14:00-16:00 Continue excursion of Shakhrisabz.
16:00 Continue drive to Samarkand.
17:30 Arrive in Samarkand. Check-in hotel. Rest.
19:30-20:30 Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
14:00-16:00 Continue excursion of Samarkand.
16:00 Transfer to the train station.
17:00 Take express train "Afrosiyob" to Tashkent.
19:38 Arrive in Tashkent.
20:00-21:00 Farewell dinner.
21:00 Transfer to hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Tashkent.
Option 1: 10:30 am Transfer to the Airport. Depart to Geneva via Madrid by HY259 at 13:35. Option 2: 04:00 am Transfer to the Airport. Depart to Istanbul by TK369 at 06:50. Option 3: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 13:30 transfer to the Airport. Depart to London by HY201 at 16:30. Option 4: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 12:00 transfer to the Airport. Depart to Paris by HY251 at 15:05.
NOTE: Prices are in US$ per person in double shared room (price for 1 person is based on single room)
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.
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 7);
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).
Domestic airfares: Urgench-Tashkent* - US$ 99 (price can vary);
Fees for additional services in the hotels;
Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.,
Tips to local staff;
* 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.