Uzbekistan journey 3


Uzbekistan journey 3, Uzbekistan tours. 

Uzbekistan journey 3
Country:
Uzbekistan
Time of the tour: 10 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Nukus - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva - Bukhara - Shahrisabs - Samarkand - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
Welcome to Uzbekistan journey 3. Our company is glad to see you and meet from the airport. on arrival to the city, you will have a sightseeing tour and visit the famous Independence square. It is a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. Afterwards, you will walk to Broadway and see the famous Tashkent metro, which was opened in 1977. In the afternoon, you will visit Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex where you can see beautiful madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. There is no tour in Uzbekistan without seeing the sacred Othman Quran. It is the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. After a long day, you will be transfered to hotel and rest. 

Day 2: Tashkent - Nukus (domestic flight)
The tour will start by having flight to Nukus from Tashkent. On arrival, you will have the city tour and visit the Museum of Savitsky where you can see examples of different art. Russian avant-garde paintings of 20th century such as Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group will not leave anyone indifferent. You can find artworks by the curator of Karakalpakstan state museum of art. The forbidden works of soviet artists are placed in the museum as well as the distant parts of central Asian art-house. In the afternoon, we will visit Mizdakhan necropolis famous from past times. It is important to note that, from 4th century BC up to14th century AD this area was detained. Then you will visit the Chilpyk from Zoroastrian ancient monument is about 2200 years old. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Nukus - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva  
The next day of our tour will start by exploring Uzbekistan. This wonderful city is related with the history of the Khorezmshah's State. Its capital was Urgench. Khiva was the main center of Silk Road in the 10th century. The guide will share some interesting information about trading over there. In the afternoon, you will learn more about Ayaz Qala and Turpak Qala Ayaz Qala, were named by a Turkic folklore hero and built in II century AD. Then, you will get aquinted with Artav who was Korezmian ruler and lived in Tuprak Qala, means Clay fort. This fortress was built in I or II-century AD as well as was under occupation until 6th century AD. In the evening is rest in a comfortable hotel.

Day 4: Khiva
Today you will have a pleasant day in Khiva. Meet your city tour in Ichan Qala and see strong walls. Then you can see old buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses transformed Ichan-Qala into special town. In Ichan-Qala you can find more than 400 traditional dwelling and about 60 monuments. Ichan-Qala became historical and architectural maintaining area in 1969. Then, you can see the sacred Kunya-Ark fortress belonging to the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan. There are Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace Khorezm architectural site of 1830s was found by him as well. Transfer to hotel. 

Day 5: Khiva - Bukhara
We are glad to impress by the next tour travelling to Bukhara. You will find more than 140 architectural monuments of the middle ages. You will enjoy green and narrow streets, big parks and beautiful gardens, historical and architectural monuments. We are sure you will be impressed by such sites on tours. On the way, we will pass by the Kizilkum desert where we can see the Amu Darya River, the deepest river in the Central Asia, found by Panj and Vakhsh, and flowing into Aral Sea. On reaching to Bukhara, you will have rest in hotel.  

Day 6: Bukhara
The next day of our tour will be done in visiting Citadel Ark. This is considered to be the palace of several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Then visit the famous Samanids mausoleum of 9th and 10th centuries. We have no doubt you will like it. We will travel to Chasma Ayub or Job's Well and mosque where you can see the forty column named by Abu - Fabyud Khan of Bukhara governer - Bolo - Hauz mosque. In the afternoon, you can see Shopping domes and madrasah of Bukhara - Nodir Divan Begi. Nodir Divan Begi of Lyabi Kalon Ensemble. Afterwards, we will drive in Bukhara in order to see the Poi Kalon complex. You will find three structure (12th- 16th centuries) as Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque as well as Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 7: Bukhara - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
In the morning we will visit the famous Amir Timur's birthplace. It is located in Shahrisabs city. Don't miss to see the the Ak Saray Palace. For sure you will love it on tours. If you walk to this place you will see a note of the palace: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Then see Jahongir's mausoleum dedicated to eldest son of the Amir Timur who died in this twenty years old. His father cried over him for a long time. On the way you will see the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes where all Amir Timur's progenies buried. Transfer to hotel for rest.

Day 8: Samarkand
Today you will have the city tour of Samarkand. The beautiful city of Samarkand is located in the unique valley of the river Zerafshan. It is second largest city in Uzbekistan as Babylon or Rome. Visit the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. See the famous Registan square (15th-17th) and take photos of it. Shakhi - Zindeh is included to the UNESKO World Heritage Site and considered to be famous in Uzbekistan. Guri Emir has a rich collection of mausoleums (11th - 15th). One of them was constructed to one of the favorite wife of Tamerlane and named Mosque Bibi Khanum. Transfer to hotel for rest.  

Day 9: Samarkand - Tashkent
Talking of Samarkand city, it is one of the most visited places among travelers. Today you will have an opportunity to visit to see Ulighbek observatory was built at the 15th century. He was one of the well-known researches and scientist of Samarkand. He provided information about 1018 heavenly bodies in his article "Zidji Guragoni" and published in 1437. Later on, he was killed by his own son. In the afternoon, we will travel in the Broadway Street and admire beauty of souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. Walk to the National bazaar Siab where you can find anything in affordable prices. There is the famous carpet market and see over 400 women working in it. Night is in a hotel.

Day 10: Tashkent - Departure
Thank you for Uzbekistan journey 3!

 

Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus

 

Price per person:
02 pax - 850 $
04 pax - 670 $
06 pax - 575 $
08 pax - 605 $
10 pax - 560 $

Single - 135 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 40 $ 

Half board - 80 $
Full board - 145 $

Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 75 $ per person 

English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva - 265 $ per group
English speaking escort guide - 580 $ per group

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Nukus - "Jipek jo'li" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- Train tickets (if any)
- Mineral water supply                        

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Guides
- Full board
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Entrances to all museums