Uzbekistan journey 6

Uzbekistan journey 6, Uzbekistan tours. 

Uzbekistan journey 6
Time of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
Upon arrival you will start your Uzbekistan journey 5. Driver will transfer you to the Capital of Uzbekistan for guided city tour. The first site to explore will be the Independence square that was made as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. After it you will visit the famous local Broadway that is known as the street that lays between the Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it you will see one of the mot famed metro in the world the first line of which was opened in 1977. Later on you will Uzbekistan journey 5 by transferring to the old part of the city that has such prominent sights as the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Don't miss the cance to see one of the most interedting sight in tours in Uzbekistan, the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th c. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. Even today youcans see his blood on its pages. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand
In course of the tour you will have a morning train to Samarkand. During the route of the travel you will know that this city can be found in the valley of the river Zerafshan. Moreover even being as old as cities of Babylon or Rome it is considered to be the second largest city in Uzbekistan. Upon arrival you will explore such interesting sights as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. While exploring the Registan Square you will witness a complex of three fascinating Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. You will be impressed by the view of one of the main sites of the city. After it is the Shakhi-Zindeh that is famed due to the big collection of mausoleums of 11th-15 centuries that is also was added to UNESCO World Heritage Site. The last one is the Bibi Khanum Mosque that was made for favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Overnight is in the hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand
In course of the tour you will be able to see other prominent sights of the city like Ulughbek observatory. This sight was built in 15th century by order of Ulughbek. This person is known as one of the most famous Samarkand rulers and scientists. Due to this significant sight he wrote the "Zidji Guragoni" catalog that has information about 1018 celestial bodies in 1437. Unfortunately, he was killed by order of his own son. Later on you will be transferred to the Local Broadway where you can find the souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. After it the famous place among tourists that are known as the National bazaar Siab, oriental bazaar where you can easily find Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. Moreover you will explore carpet factory where you can see the exceptional handmade carpet factory where over 400 women sew carpets without using traditional techniques. At the end you visit Samarkand paper workshop where they produce silk papers. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
Today you will have a morning train to Tashkent. Upon arrival you will have a guided city tour. The first attraction will be Courage Monument that was made in honor of the elimination of the consequences of the Tashkent earthquake. Next sight is the Zangi Ota memorial complex. As the legend says Zangi-Oota was a shepherd and distinguished for his wisdom and good deeds. The last sight to visit will be the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan where you will be abl;e to see exceptional examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.


Price per person:
02 pax - 545 $
04 pax - 415 $
06 pax - 375 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 60 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $ 

*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 65 $

*Entrance fees - 35 $ available with escort guide only  

English speaking guide - local 150 $ or escort 260 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent                                  

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums