Uzbekistan-Ziyarat 8 Nights and 9 Days
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Duration : 8 Nights 9 Days

Day 1 TASHKENT

  • Arrival in Tashkent by international flight, passing border and passport control (1 hour).
  • Meeting, welcoming tourists, transfer to hotel and check-in is after

City tour along the old part of city: Architectural complex “Khazret-Imam” incl. necropolis of imam Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Kaffal Shashi who was one of the first Muslim imams and a famous divine and poet (16th c), “Barak-khan Medressa” – built by Suyunidj-khan – the first ruler of the Uzbek dynasty of the Sheibanid’s (16th c), “Tellya Sheikh Medressa” also called “Khast Imom Mosque”, where Osman Quran – the world’s oldest is kept

  • (19th c), “Juma Mosque” (15-19th cc) and bazaar “Chorsu”.

City tour along the modern part of city: Square of the Navoi Grand Opera and Ballet Theater, “Independence square” – the main square of the city, Amir Timur Square, “Monument of Courage” (1976 y.) – the epicenter of the Tashkent earthquake of 1966 year. Visiting of Applied Arts museum.

  • Overnight is in Tashkent.

Day 2 TASHKENT-URGENCH-KHIVA

  • Early breakfast is at the hotel.
  • Check out the hotel and transfer to domestic airport.
  • Departure to Urgench by HY-1051 (subject to change).
  • Arrival to Urgench. Meeting at the airport. Drive to Khiva (30 km). Hotel check-in is after 14:00.
  • Excursion over Khiva:

Ichan-Kala architectural ensemble – „Museum under the open sky“. Tosh-Khowli Palace (Harem) (1830-1836), Kunya-Ark Fortress (1868- 1888), Kalta-Minor Minaret (1855), Complex of Alla-Kuli Khan (XIII-XVIII), Juma Mosque and Minaret (XII-XX), Medrese of Abdulla-Khan (1865), Mausoleum of Said Alautdin (XIV),Medrese of Mukhamad Amin-Khan (XIX), Walls of Ichan- Kala (XVIII-XIX). (Architectural complex of Ichan-Kala is a mini town and excursion is held inside of Ichan-Kala by walk)

  • Overnight is in Khiva.

Day 3 KHIVA-BUKHARA

  • Breakfast is in the hotel.
  • Check out the hotel and deprture to Bukhara over the Kyzylkum desert.
  • Arrival in Bukhara and check in a hotel. Overnight is in Bukhara.

Day 4 BUKHARA

  • Breakfast is in the hotel.

City tour along Bukhara (walking tour along the old town): Complex “Poi Kalon” (“Beneath the Great”): “Kalyan Minaret” – the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th c.), “Kalyan Mosque“- its area of 130×80 m surpasses Bibi-Khanym mosque in Samarkand, “Miri Arab Madrassah” – active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c.), “Taki Zargaron” – the dome of jewelers (15- 16th cc.), “Ulugbeg Madrassah” – one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by grandson of Tamerlan – Ulugbeg (15th c.), “Abdulaziz-khan Madrassah” – a traditional madrassah with 2 floors of hudjras and a mosque on the central axis ( mid. of 17th

c.), “Tim of Abdullah-Khan madrassah” (1588-1590 yy.), atlas shops, “Magoki- Attari Mosque” – the most ancient mosque in Bukhara (12th c.) is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture, “Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan- Beghi” – a massive rectangular structure that was a place for the refuge and meditation of Sufis (17th c.), “Kukeldash Madrassah” (16th c.) – one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, “Lyabi-Hauz” ensemble – the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara – is very popular among tourists (14-17th cc.),“Mausoleum of the Samanids” – the most ancient brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture (9-10th c.). The mausoleum of Chashma Ayub that belongs to esteemed “places of trace” left by saints (14th c.). – the legend says that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Museum of Imam Al Bukhari. “Bolo-Houz Mosque” – the only monument of medieval Bukhara (beg. of 20th c.), “Ark fortress” is the center of Bukhara statehood (4th c. BC), silk carpet shops and visit of Jewish quarter.

  • Overnight is in Bukhara.

Day 5 BUKHARA- SAMARKAND

  • Breakfast is in the hotel.
  • Check out the hotel and departure to Samarkand by vehicle (280 km.).
  • Arrival in Samarkand and accommodation in hotel.
  • City tour along Samarkand:

Gur Emir Mausoleum – Tamerlan’s tomb (14-15th c.) that was built for Temur’s grandson Muhammad-Sultan and the tombs of three other Temurids – sons of Temur – Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek,

Ruhabad Mausoleum (“House of Spirit”)(external visit) – the legend says that under the dome there is a box with seven hairs of Prophet Muhammad (14th c.), Registan Square (“A sandy place”) – the major square of Samarkand: Ulugbeg Madrassah – Sheikh Khodja Akhrar and poet Djami were among outstanding graduates of the Madrassah (15th c.), Sher-Dor Madrassah (“Having tigers”) (17th c.), Tillya-Kari Madrassah (“Coated by gold”) – the rich gilding on the dome, walls and mihrab surpassed all other famous buildings in Central Asia (17th c.).

  • Overnight is in Samarkand.

Day 6 SAMARKAND-TASHKENT

  • Breakfast is in the hotel.

City tour along Samarkand: The architectural complex Shahi-Zinda (Alive king) – necropolis on the slope of the Afrosiab hill is connected with Kusam ibn Abbas – the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (11-15th c.). Visiting Ulughbek’s Observatory(15th c.) and Khodja Daniil Mausoleum. Ancient settlement Afrosiyab and Afrosiyab Museum (8th BC-13th AD). Situated in the outskirts of the city, with archeological discoveries, pottery and terracotta statuettes are on the exhibit in the Afrosiyab Museum. Cathedral mosque Bibi-Khanym that was named after the oldest wife of Tamerlan (14th c.) and world famous Samarkand bazaar – “Siyob”.

  • Transfer to the train station.
  • Departure to Tashkent by high speed train “AfrosiŠ¾b”.
  • Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at the train station, transfer and accommodation in the hotel.
  • Overnight is in Tashkent.
Day 7 TASHKENT-KOKAND-RISHTAN-FERGANA
  • Breakfast is in the hotel.
  • Departure to Fergana Valley over Kamchik mountain pass by car.
  • Arrival to Kokand.
  • Visiting of house of Master Haidarov - Wood carving centre.
  • Visit of Khudoyar Khan Palace and museum. Visit of ancient Jami Madrassah .
  • Transfer to Rishtan.
  • Visit House of Rustom Usmanov – ceramic workshop and Gallery.
  • Transfer to Fergana.
  • On arrival transfer to a hotel. Overnight is in Fergana.
Day 8 FERGANA-MARGILAN-TASHKENT
  • Breakfast is in the hotel.
  • Check-out the hotel and drive to Margilan.
Visit of Margilan Bazaar and the famous Yodgarlik Silk factory where original handmade methods of silk production have remained. Silk fabric manufactured here is considered as one of the best in Central Asia. Visiting of Said Akhmad Khuja Madrassa with many artisanal workshops inside.
  • Drive back to Tashkent over Kamchik mountain pass by car. On arrival transfer and check-in a hotel.
  • Overnight is in Tashkent.
Day 9 TASHKENT
  • Breakfast is the hotel.
  • Check out the hotel till 12:00. Transfer to airport.
  • Departure from Tashkent by international flight.

Includes

Accommodation at the following or similar hotels as per program:

  • in Tashkent: “Uzbekistan” (4*) (local standard) or similar (3 nights);
  • in Khiva: “Arkanchi” (3*) or similar (1 nights);
  • in Bukhara: “Fatima” (3*) or similar (2 nights);
  • in Samarkand: “Malika Classic” (3*) or similar (1 night);
  • in Fergana: “Club 777” (3*) or similar (1 night);
  • Meals – only breakfasts - 8;

Transport services throughout program: -for up to 2 pax on comfortable sedan car (up to 3 seats) with A/C; -for 3-6 pax on comfortable microbus (up to 10 seats) with A/C; -for 8-10 pax on comfortable microbus (up to 17 seats) with A/C; -for 12-30 pax on comfortable bus (up to 43 seats) with A/C;

  • English speaking local guides for excursion in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Fergana;
  • Entrance fees for all excursion objects in program;
  • Flight tickets Tashkent-Urgench (economy class);
  • Train tickets Samarkand-Tashkent (economy class);
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan

Excludes:

  • International air-tickets;
  • Charge for consular fee at the Embassy of Uzbekistan;
  • Meals: lunch and dinners;
  • Charges for entries with photo- & video cameras;
  • Any personal expenses;
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
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