|United States||Uzbekistan Tour||all year round||14 days / 13 nights||$0||2 pax|
Tashkent – Fergana Valley – Tashkent – Urgench(Khiva) – Bukhara – Nurata yurt camping (Aydarkul lake) – Samarkand - Tashkent
Day 1: Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the Hotel. Depends of which time you will arrive. If at morning time you will have a day excursion in Tashkent with a guide.
Day 2: Morning travel through the Kamchik high pass to Fergana Valley. Distance about 330km and take 5 hours. On the way city tour to Kokand. population 176,000. Tour including Khan Palace - 19th. c., Narbutaev medressa - 1799, Sakhib Mian Hazrat Medressa - 19th. c. After 50km from Kokand city tour in Rishtan and visit to a group of masters pottery utilising the fine local clay. Their ceramics use mostly traditional designs. Accommodation in Hotel
Day 3: Margilan with population 145,000. Visit to bazaar. Uzbek matrons here dress almost exclusively in the locally produced khanatlas silk. Silk factory. It's possible to see the whole production process. Drive back to Fergana, accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 4: Drive Fergana – Tashkent. Accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 5: Morning flight to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva. Accommodation in the Hotel. City tour including Ichon-Qala Gates & Walls, Mohammed Amin Khan Medressa - 1850s, Kalta Minor minaret, Kukhna Ark, Summer mosque, Mohamed Rakhim Khan Medressa, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum & Music Museum, Juma Mosque & around. Mosque it interesting for the 218 wooden columns supporting its roof. The few finely decorated columns are from 10th century mosque. Matpana Bay Medressa - 1905, Arabhana Medressa - 17th c., Dost Alyam Medressa ,Abdulla Khan Medressa - 1855, Aq Mosque - 1657, Anusha Khan baths, Alloquli Khan Medressa - 1835, Kutlimurodinok Medressa - 1809, Caravansarai, Tosh-Kholy Palace - 1832, East Gate & Modern bazaar, Islom-Huja Medressa 1910. Pahlavon Mohammed Mausoleum & Sherghozi Khan Medressa - 1326, Dishon-Qala -1906.
Day 6: Outdoor excursion . After breakfast travel to the main and most well known Kalas (Ayazqala, Tuprok Kala, Qizil Kala) Drive back to Khiva.
Day 7: Full day drive to Bukhara. (the road takes around 8 hours) Accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 8: City tour including Labi-Hauz, a statue Hoja Nasretdin, Nadir Devanbegi Medressa -1630, Nadir Divanbegi khanaka-17th c., Kukeldash Medressa -16th c., Jewish quarter-12th.c., Covered bazars, Taji-Sarrafon Area-12th.c., Taqi Telpak Furushon Area, Ulugbek Medressa-1417, Abdul Aziz Khan Medressa-1652, Kalon Minaret-1127, Kalon Mosque-16thy.c, Mir-i-arab Medressa-16th.c., Amir Alimkhan Medressa, The Ark(Reception & Coronation Court, Friday Mosque) 5th c.,Registan, Zindon, Bolo-haus Mosque, Ismail Samani Mausoleum (completed about 905CE), Shaibonid town walls, Chashma-Ayub mausoleum 12th c., Buyan Khuli Khan & Saifuddin Bukharzi Mausolea-14th c. Eveningconcert inside Divanbeg Medressa with national Uzbek classic music, dancing and fashion.
Day 9: Outdoor excursion. Visiting summer residence Emir Bukhara Mokhi Xosan, Naksh Band memorial complex. Visiting cemetery Chor Bakr.
Day 10: Next day drive from Bukhara to Nurata. Visiting the fortress of Alexander the Great .The mosque Chah Ma. Camping close to Aydarkul lake, Kizil Kum desert. In the evening you will enjoy of traditional singer akin.
Day 11: Morning camel riding. Visiting Lake Aydarkul and drive to Samarkand. Accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 12: Morning city tour including Gur Emir Mausoleum, The Registan, State Museum of the Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Samarkand bazaar, Bibi Hanum Mosque. Shakhi Zinda Ensemble from 7-17th centures. You can see there mausoleum one of great islamik profit Ibn Abass. Hoja-Nisbaddor mosque Ulukbek Observatory, Ancient Samarkand, The Afrasiab Museum.
Day 13: Samarkand – Shakhrzyabz – Samarkand.
Day 14: Morning drive to Tashkent. Accommodation in the Hotel.
An a/c car for the whole trip
Flight Tashkent – Urgench
Accommodation in the yurt camping
Show in Bukhara
Tour doesn`t include:
Alcohol drinks and beer
Entrance fee to the sights
Taking photos / videos at the sights
International air tickets
Accompany guide (only guides as per itinerary)