Uzbekistan: A Brief Historical Journey

    Explore Tashkent, the hub of the Silk Road in Uzbekistan

    • Duration

      5 Days

    • Total Destinations

      3

    • Attractions

      16

    • Pkg Id

      0000142

    Discover the biggest sights of Tashkent and Samarkand with a bullet train ride through the untamed countryside. Enjoy shopping in the historic bazaars such as the Alaskay Bazaar and the modern shopping complexes such as the Mega Mall. Experience a slice of the modern Uzbek life in 5 days.

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    DAY 1
    Arrival at Tashkent

    • Arrival at Islam Karimov International Airport, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Our tour escort will meet you outside)                      
    • Transfer to the hotel          
    • Check in to the hotel                      
    • City Tour:- Khazrati Imam Complex consisting of Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (15th c.), Barak-Khan Madrasah (16th c.), Muyi-Mubarak Mosque - storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman; “Monument of Courage” (1976);“Independence”Square;“Romanov’s Palace” (outside only)“Broadway Street” with artists and local souvenirs; Amir TemurSquare.
    • Overnight at hotel

    DAY 2
    Tashkent- Samarkand

    1. Early breakfast at the hotel
    2. Transfer to the railway station
    3. Bullet train to Samarkand
    4. Arrival at Samarkand Railway Station
    5. Samarkand City Tour*: Registon Square” with three madrassahs (15th – 17th c.), Shakhi-Zinda complex (11-19th cc.),(from outside),“Gur Emir” mausoleum, the graveyard of great Amir Temur and Temurid’s dynasty, Bibikhonim Mosque(from outside). Siab bazaar where you can make shopping and see ancient colorful market.
    6. Overnight stay ta Samarkand

    DAY 3
    Samarkand- Bukhara

    • Breakfast at Hotel.                     
    • Transfer to the Railway station for the Bullet train “Afrosiyob” to Bukhara at 09:50-11:20. 
    • City Tour Visit: Citadel Ark (4th c. BC) (from outside)Bolo-Hauz Mosque (beginning of XX) DevonbegiPoyiKalon Ensemble (Pedestal of the Great) – religious heart of sacred Bukhara that consists of Minaret Kalon (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th c.) and Miri Arab Madrasah (16th c.), Trade domes named Compel Bazaar (16th c.) – trading points that consists of Toki Saraffon (the Dome of Moneychangers), Toki-TelpakFurushon (the Dome of Cap makers), Toki Zargaron (the Dome of jewelers) and Tim Abdullakhan (the Center of silk). Gold market at open air.
    • Transfer back to the hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.

    DAY 4
    Bukhara-Tashkent

    • Breakfast  at Hotel.                      
    • City Tour Visit:-Lyabi-Khauz Complex (14-17th cc.); Chor minor.
    • Transfer Back to Hotel

    DAY 5
    Fly Back

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Check out from Hotel.                       
    • Transfer to Tashkent International airport for your onward journey.

    Top Attractions of Uzbekistan: A Brief Historical Journey Tour

    Explore Tashkent, the hub of the Silk Road in Uzbekistan

    Tashkent Tower

    The Tashkent Television Tower is a 375-metre-high tower located in Tashkent Uzbekistan and is the 12th tallest tower in the world. Construction started in 1978 and it began operation 6 years later on 15 January 1985. It was the 4th tallest tower in the world from 1985 to 1991. Moreover the decision of construction Tashkent Tower or TV-Tower of Uzbekistan was decided in 19

    Amir Timur Museum

    Amir Timur Museum in Tashkent was opened in 1996 in the memory of Mongol warlord, Amir Timur. The blue cupola museum resembles Gur-i Amir mausoleum in Samarkand, built on the traditions of medieval architectural but fulfils modern requirements also.The history of this square goes back to 19th century and the square was a small park in the center of Tashkent city surrounded by buildings of gymnasium for both men and women along with schools and bank. Amir Temur, an outstanding commander and statesman from 14th century is represented through a monument right in the center of the square. So this Monument of Amir Temur in the center of the square is made of bronze figure of Amir temur with imperial regalia on a reared horse. Around this monument earlier there was a small park but after reconstruction in 2009 now there is a small area with fountains and greenery. You should visit this museum also as there are more than 5000 artifacts in the museum along with over 2000 objects which are displayed in museum’s exhibit halls. Museum also has collection of utensils, weapons and clothes belonging to the Temur and Temurid epoch

    Monument of Courage

    The Monumental Complex ‘Courage’ dedicated to the 1966 earthquake in Tashkent is one of the most significant monuments in today’s city. On 26 April 1966, an earthquake of the magnitude of 8.3 destroyed the city of Tashkent. It changed Tashkent’s appearance forever. Many people lost the roof over their heads and they had to take shelters in the tents. But the courage of the people of Tashkent rose above the adversity and the city was reconstructed from the very next day of the quake. Monument of courage is the symbol of the Uzbek people. This is one of the best Tourist Places in Tashkent.

    Alay Bazaar

    Alay Bazaar or Oloy Market is one of the oldest Bazaars in Tashkent. The bazaar saw trade caravans passing through it over the century to China, India, Europe and Middle East. It played a role of cultural center and social center for locals of Uzbekistan and visitors where people gathered to share and collect news about like in other countries. Today the Alay Bazaar is famous for vegetables, fruits, dry fruits, spices and oriental sweets.

    Bibi-Khanym Mosque

    The Bibi-Khanym Mosque is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. In the 15th century it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world. By the mid-20th century only a grandiose ruin of it still survived but major parts of the mosque were restored during the Soviet period.

    Siyob Bazaar

    Siyob Bazaar also called Siab Bazaar is the largest bazaar in Samarkand Uzbekistan. All daily necessities such as Samarkand naan are sold. Siyob Bazaar is located adjacent to the Bibi-Khanym Mosque and is visited not only by local people b

    Gur-e Amir

    The Gr-i Amr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Timur in Samarkand Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Central Asian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs including Gardens of Babur in Kabul Humayuns Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra built by Timurs Mughal descendants Turc

    Registan

    The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid Empire now in Uzbekistan. The name Rgistan means sandy place or desert in Persian. The Registan was a public square where people gathered to hear royal proclamations heralded by blasts on enormous copper pipes called dzharchis - and a place of public executions. It is framed by three madrasa

    Included in Uzbekistan: A Brief Historical Journey Tour

    Explore Tashkent, the hub of the Silk Road in Uzbekistan

    • Uzbekistan Normal Visa Processing Fees (with Group)
    • 04 Nights Accommodation
    • Transfers on Private basis
    • As per mentioned in itinerary
    • Professional English speaking escort guide from arrival to departure in Tashkent
    • AC Comfortable Transport with Professional Driver
    • Full day trip to Charvak Lake & Chimgan Mountains, Tashkent City Tour (Amir Temur Square, etc.)

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