Discover Uzbekistan Tour 7

Discover Uzbekistan: Tour 7, Uzbekistan tours 

Discover Uzbekistan: Tour 7
Destination: Uzbekistan 
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
On arrival at the airport of Uzbekistan, you will be met by the guide and transfer to Tashkent city. Today is the city tour. We will visit Independence square, walk along the local Broadway, see the famous Tashkent metro where the first line was opened in 1977. The next destination is the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that has of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Visit the Othman Quran. It is the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Termez
In the morning is flight to Termez. It is one of the ancient cities of Central Asia full of past remains. The cultural heritage that was advanced from the inception of the city was totally destroyed by Genghis Khan in 1220. A new city was created to the east of the old town. Today you will have a city tour that includes: Archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zurmala, Mausoleum Sultan Saodat, Honako Kokaldor Ota, Nunnery Kirk Kiz, Jarkurgan's Minaret, Dalverzintepa archeological dig. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
Today we will travel to the birthplace of Amir Timur, the town of Shahrisabs. On arrival you will have a city tour. We will visit Ak Saray Palace, built by Amir Timur. On the main portal of the Palace was written: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Then you will see Jahongir mausoleum, devoted to the eldest son of Amir Timur, who deceased in war when he was twenty years old. The ruler has mourned his son for a long time. In the end of day, we will see Shahrisabs are the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat commemorative complexes where all progenies of Amir Timur were buried. Drive back to Samarkand. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
Today is the city tour of Bukhara. We will visit one of the most ancient citadel in Bukhara found in the 4th century called Citadel Ark. Afterwards you will see Samanids mausoleum of the 9th -10th century. Then the tour continues to Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque, recognized also as the mosque of forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. We will walk along the shopping domes and visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi belonging to the Lyabi House Ensemble. The tour will end by visiting the Poi Kalon complex. It has three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand
We will continue our city tour of Bukhara. We will visit Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex, situated in few kilometers from Bukhara. It is an honoring complex of famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher as well as one of the Muslim pilgrimage places. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the unworldly masters of Amir Timur. Nowadays complex contains of mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. In the end of day is transfer to Samarkand. Night is in a hotel.

Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
Samarkand is found in the valley of the river Zerafshan, also the second largest city of Uzbekistan as Babylon or Rome. Today you will have a guided tour and visit Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square will amaze by three Madrasahs found in the 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh shows a big assortment of mausoleums found in the 11th-15 centuries (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of beloved Tamerlane's wife, after his effective trip in India. In the end of day is transfer to Tashkent. Transfer to a hotel for rest.

Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 640 $
04 pax - 495 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 430 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 80 $

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

*Half board - 50 $
*Full board - 90 $

*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only  

UZ - local 230 $ or escort 410 $ per group

Flight Tashkent - Termez - from 60 $ per person

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

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