Tour to Uzbekistan “On the Road of the Silk Road

Trip code: WTE-598

Trip Facts

  • Air flights, trains, cars
  • 8-12
  • 3*; 4*
  • 6
  • Samarkand
  • Tashkent
  • Spring, summer, autumn
  • Cultural, traditional, historical, excursion tour
  • Half board
  • English, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish

Uzbekistan holidays - 7 Days

Our Silk Road Tour let modern travelers experience the priceless gifts of art, architecture, eminent historical sites, ancient archaeology, crowded bazaars, and a huge number of mosques and swathes of evocative desert that Silk Road holds.

Covering the cities like Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, ancient chain of Silk Road package offers many cultures, history and quirky modern marvel. The atmospheric splendor of Samarkand, bustling and colorful Central Asian beacons offering majestic mosques; this presents a great chance to experience one of Central Asia’s most unusual natural wonders.

Uzbekistan travel highlights

  • Trips to legendary cities: Samarkand, Tashkent, Bukhara, Khiva
  • Famous Madrassas and Mosques
  • The Culture and Hospitality of the East
  • Unique architecture
  • History and sights from the times of Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great to the present day
  • National cuisine, pilaf, samsa, lagman
  • Seasonal Uzbek fruits, vegetables, berries

Itinerary

Tour starts from Tashkent city. If you arriving to Tashkent it will be organizing transfer from airport. Pick up from your hotel, early check in. Tashkent - Samarkand (By Train) 07:00 Transfer to the train station Depart From Tashkent At 08:00 By Fast Train "Afrosiyab" Arrival To Samarkand At 10:10, And Transfer To The Hotel. Check-in to the hotel. A Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour Around Samarkand. We shall start our tour from visiting the most famous site of Uzbekistan - Registan square, which was the center of Samarkand during centuries. Registan Square is a complex of three monuments: Ulugbek Madrassah (15 th century),Sher-Dor Madrassah (17 century) and Tilla-Kari Madrassah(17 century). There is another symbol of Samarkand- Gur-Emir Mausoleum ("the grave of Emir").The construction of the mausoleum, which was started in 1403, was concerned with the sudden death of Muhammad Sultan, the direct heir and beloved grandson of Tamerlane. In 1405 Timur died in Otrar city and his sons decided to move his body and bury him near his favorite grandson. From that time this mausoleum became the burial-vault of Timurids dynasty. We will visit Bibi Khanym mosque (the 15th century) it was the bigest mosque in CA, Syob bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis of Temurids dynasty ( the 12th - 15th century) where was buried Khusama Ibin Abas, he is cousin of Muhammad Prophet. Dinner in famous Samarkand restaurant "Samarkand" with show program , life music and local dance performance. Overnight in Samarkand Hotel
Day 2 :
Samarkand
After breakfast we will continue excursion by visiting Al-Bukhari, theologist of 9 century who created catalog of Hadises, memorial complex is located 30 km away from Samarkand, Ulugbek Observatory of 15 century, Museum of ancient settlement Afrosiyab, Mausoleum of Saint Daniel (Khodja Daniyor). Samarkand - Bukhara ( By Car ) 14:00 Departure From Samarkand To Bukhara, The Transfer Will Be Arranged By Land. 300 Km. 4,5 Hours Of Driving On the way visit the famous ceramic workshop, where you can watch the process of creating glazed ceramic, shihs-kabab at Gijduvan city and visit ceramic workshop. Also visit Malik rabbat ( water reservoir) of 12 -16 century. 19:00 Arriving To Bukhara, Check In Hotel. Overnight In Bukhara
Sightseeing Program : Visit Ismail Samani - the burial place of Samanid dynasty dated 9 century One of the most esteemed sights of central Asian architectures Chashma Ayub (Job's well) 13:00 Lunch In Choi-Khana On The Way Arc Fortress - the center of political events and residence of Bukharian rulers until 1920. Nowadays there is a museum inside. Poi Kalon Ensemble which includes Kalon mosque, best-known minaret and Madrassah Miri-Arab, Madrassah Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, the 12th century Zoroastrian Magoki-Attori Mosque.
Day 4 :
Bukhara
After Breakfast Guided Sightseeing Program In Suburb Of Bukhara. Pilgrimage sight - Bahovadin Nakshbandi theologist of sufizm 14 century Sitorai Mohi Khosa - Summer palace of Emir of Bukhara Madrassa Chor-Minor 13:00 Lunch in teahouse, the famous Lagman in Bukhara. Bazar and trading domes, Lyabi Hauz Complex. Activities: After lunch you have a free time and walk in old Bukhara bazaar. 17:30 Master class of Plov in local family house and dinner. Plus miniature paintings. Overnight In Bukhara
08:00 Transfer to Khiva by land 470km. 7 - 8 hours. On the way we make stop at Amu Darya river and for the lunch. 17:00 Arriving To Khiva, Check In Hotel 19:00 Dinner In National House Overnight At Hotel In Khiva
Khiva is old city, known as Ichan Kala, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit carpet workshop. Guided Sightseeing Program In Khiva : You will see palaces with the rich mosaic, unique beautiful minarets, madrassas and mosques such as: Kunya-Ark Fortress, Pahlavan Mahmud complex ,Tash-Khowli Palace (Harem), Kalta-Minor Minaret, Islam Khoja Complex. Lunch In Chaikhana. Visit woodcarving and carpet workshop. Continuation Of Sightseeing Program : Juma Mosque and Minaret Karavan-Saray Minaret and Mosque of Khodja-Islam Tim of Ala-Kulikhan Madrassah of Abdulla-Khan Seyyid Allauddin Mausoleum Madrassah of Muhamad Amin-Khan Madrassah of Muhamad Rakhim-Khan Walls and gates Duration of tour: 4-5 hours Dinner at restaurant in Khiva and folk show. Overnight In Khiva
09:40 pm. Departure Urgench to Tashkent 11:45 pm. Arriving to Tashkent Tashkent, Sightseeing Program Around The Center Of Tashkent. Visit Independence Square Amir Timur Square Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alisher Navoi, the Museum of Applied Arts After lunch in Choy-khona (local teahouse) we will visit old city and Chor-Su market (the one of the biggest bazaar in Tashkent). We will go there by Tashkent metro (subway). Hasti Imam complex - historical sight where we will see the oldest Othman Koran in world. In evening we invite you to have national dinner at one of the most famous restaurants in Tashkent - Karavan restaurant. Duration of tour: 4 - 5 hours The End of Tour and transfer to your hotel In Tashkent. If you have the Flight at this day it will be organize Transfer to International Airport of Tashkent for the further departure.

Include

  • All transfer and transportation by Minibus with 6 seats during the whole tour (according itinerary)
  • Accommodation based on Twin bed room at boutique hotels and 4 - 5 stars hotels (according itinerary).
  • Full board (according itinerary)
  • Accompanied by English speaking tour guide during the whole tour. Kindly note: You will have two different guides for Tashkent and Urgench (Khiva)
  • Air ticket Tashkent-Urgench (Khiva), / economy class.
  • Train "Afrosiyob" Samarkand - Tashkent, business class tickets
  • Entrance tickets to sightseeings and museums
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan, Tourist Visa.

Exclude

  • Charges for additional service in hotels
  • Consular fee for Uzbek visa
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal beverage ( alcohol, beer and so on)
  • TIPS to guides and drivers
  • Camera/video fees during sightseeing

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