Discover Uzbekistan Tour 5

Discover Uzbekistan: Tour 5, Uzbekistan tours 

Discover Uzbekistan: Tour 5
Destination: Uzbekistan 
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Nukus - Kungrat - Sudochye - Aral Sea - Muinak - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent - Nukus
Happy to see our lovely travelers in Uzbekistan. On this day of a tour you will visit Independence square dedicated to the victory over fascism in World War II. Afterwards you will have a chance to walk along the local Broadway. In Tashkent you will see the famous Tashkent metro, opened in 1977. Afterwards you will visit the old part of the city which includes: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that entails of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Don't miss to visit the Othman Quran. It is the world's oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th century. Quran is dedicated to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four honorable Caliphs who prospered the prophet Muhammad). Othman was killed stransgers in 8th century. His blood spred over the Quran. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Nukus - Kungrat - Sudochye - Aral Sea
On this tour we will travel to Aral Sea. It will take nine hours. We will drive via Nukus - Kungrad - Plato Ustyurt - Sudochye Lake - Aral Sea. On the way we will stop at Gaur Kala Fortress ("fortress of the infidels"), constructed around the fourth century B.C. The height of the fortress is about ten meters and bounded by the conserved till our days a few strongholds. On arrival to Aral Sea you will explore the surrounds. Overnight is in a tent.

Day 3: Aral Sea - Muinak - Nukus - Tashkent
In the morning we will travel to attractive canyons of Ustyurt and drive to Muinak over the dried bottom of the sea. The town of Muynak is one of the outstanding examples of the ecological tragedy in the region. It was once the main Karakalpakstan's port and Aral Sea center of fishery. On arrival in Muinak visit the cemetery of ship in ex-shore of the Aral Sea and town museum. In the end of day, we will drive to Nukus and flight to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Nukus - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva
Today we will travel to Khiva. It is the most ancient city in Uzbekistan full of history and captivating sites. You will learn more about legendary Khorezmshah's State with its capital in Urgench in past times. In the 10th century Khiva is stated as a main trading center on the Silk Road. The tour will be continued visiting two famous fortresses: Ayaz Qala and Turpak Qala. Ayaz Qala is a prehistoric castle of Khorezm, named on behalf of legendary warrior-slave Ayaz, a Turkic folklore hero. Fortress was found in the II century AD. Tuprak Qala, means "clay fort", was the royal city of Khorezmian ruler Artav. Archeologists say that fortress was built in I or II century AD and engaged until 6th century AD. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 5: Khiva - Tashkent
We present to your attention the city tour of Uzbekistan. It will be inside of Ichan Qala. It is the inner city in Khiva smooth-edged with robust walls. On a tour, travelers will have a chance to see old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses made Ichan Qala into exclusive city-monument. Ichan Qala has over 400 traditional dwelling houses and 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala opened a historical and architectural conservation area. The most extraordinary sites in it are the Kunya Ark fortress of the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, exclusive sample of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. In the evening you will have a flight to Tashkent and rest is in a hotel.

Day 6: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Have a safe flight!

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 830 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 610 $
08 pax - 575 $
10 pax - 555 $
Single - 70 $

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

*Half board - 40 $

*Full board - 65 $

*Entrance fees - 45 $ available with escort guide only  

English speaking guide - local 130 $ or escort 370 $ per group  

Flight tickets Urgench - Tashkent - from 80 $ per person

Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus - from 80 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
Aral Sea - "Tents"
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour                                 

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus
- Flight tickets Urgench - Tashkent