Tour to Uzbekistan “The Ancient Riches of Uzbekistan”

Days 12
From:
$ 1828
Travel to Uzbekistan

Trip Facts

  • Group Size
    2-14
  • Transportation
    Train, Car
  • Language
    English
  • Fitness level
    Medium
  • Best season
    All year round
  • Tour type
    Excursion tour, Group tour

Trip code: #0000

Discover the ancient riches of Uzbekistan.

Take a journey back to the times of the Great Tamerlane. During the 12-day tour “The Ancient Riches of Uzbekistan”. Explore the capital Tashkent, marvel at the magnificent architecture of Samarkand, discover the holy sites of Bukhara and visit the ancient monuments of Khiva.
Experience traditional Uzbek life, enjoy a friendly welcome at every step. Join a traditional cooking master class from locals and experience the life of a traditional Uzbek village. From ancient cities to charismatic communities, there is so much to see in Uzbekistan.

Highlights of a trip to Uzbekistan for the fall

  • The weather throughout the country is pleasantly sunny and cool at the same time
  • You will enjoy a variety of delicious fruits and vegetables
  • With us you will have an unusual, exceptional and authentic experience while traveling in Uzbekistan.
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  • Central Asia
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  • We can remind you of the hospitality of the inhabitants of Uzbekistan to infinity
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Itinerary: Tashkent - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Shahrisabz - Samarkand - Tashkent

Our driver will be waiting for you at the exit of Tashkent airport.
Transfer to hotel, registration, time for leisure

Night in Tashkent

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 Sightseeing program around the center of Tashkent.
Hasti Imam complex Including:

Tashkent Islamic Institute under name of Imam Bukhori
Kaffal Shashi Madrasah,
Barak Khan Madrasah,
Tillys-Sheik Mosque,
“Muyi Muborak” Madrasah and Library, where the holy Al-Qur'an, the world's oldest one, stained with the blood of Caliph Usman who was reading it at the time of his assassination in Medina in ad656. “Muyi Muborak” means 'the sacred hair', a reference to a holy relic held here: a hair said to have belonged to the Prophet Muhammad
The Biggest Juma Mosque in Tashkent
Chor-Su Bazaar (market) (the one of the biggest bazaars in Tashkent).
13:00 Break for lunch at the Plov center “Besh Qozon”

The Museum of Applied Arts
Independence Square
Amir Timur Square
18:00 Dinner at the local national restaurant “Sim - Sim ”

Duration of tour: 5 - 7 hours
Night in Tashkent

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Duration: 5-7 hour

Lunch boxes for the breakfast
06:20 Transfer to Tashkent airport
07:25 Departure from Tashkent
09:05 Arrival to Urgench

Transfer to Khiva ( Ichan Kala ). Leave luggage at hotel
10:30 Guided sightseeing program in Khiva and its surroundings.
Khiva city tour in Ichan Kala inner city.
Khiva’s old city, known as Ichan Kala, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the 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-Khawli Palace (Harem),
Kalta-Minor Minaret,
Islam Khoja Complex.
18:00 lunch the national restaurant “Khiva”
Visit woodcarving and carpet workshops
Juma Mosque and Minaret
Karavan-Saray
Minaret and Mosque of Khodja-Islam
Tim of Ala-Kulikhan
Madrassah of Abdulla-Khan
Madrassah of Muhamad Amin-Khan
Madrassah of Muhamad Rakhim-Khan,
Walls and gates.
18:00 Dinner at the national restaurant “Zargaron”
Duration of tour: 5 hours

Overnight in Khiva

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Duration: 5 hour

Breakfast at hotel

Drive to ruins of ancient fortresses named “Golden Ring of Ancient Khorezm” outside of Khiva
09:00 Departure from Khiva to the Kyzylkum desert by Car. (110 km) with stops:
Kyzyl-Kala fortress (Red city)
Toprak feces
13:00 Arrival at Ayaz Kala
The Ayaz Kala fortress existed from the 4th century BC to the 7th century AD. 1-12 centuries, unique monuments of antiquity, were fortifications for settlements engaged in agriculture.
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch at Ayaz Kala yurt camp or on way in Teahouse
Here you can ride camels and walk through the ruins.
17:00 Departure from Ayaz Kala (110 km, 1.5 - 2 hours)
19:00 Dinner at the national restaurant “Zarafshon”
Overnight in Khiva

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Optional: we can offer transfer by train ( if it is available on that day)
Breakfast at hotel
10:00 Departure from Khiva
On the way to Khiva we will make other 3 stop;
Stop 1: to take photos of Amudarya River,
Stop 2: to enjoy scenery of desert and make photos
Stop 3: Lunch at the local restaurant to taste delicious fish of Amudarya
17:00 Arrival in Bukhara
Transfer to hotel, accommodation, rest
18:00 Dinner at the national restaurant “Old City”

Night in Bukhara hotel

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 Sightseeing program;
Visit the Mausoleum of Ismail Samani - the burial place of Samanid dynasty dated 9 century, one of the most esteemed sights of central Asian architectures,
Chashma Ayub
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,
13:00 Break for lunch in local restaurant “Chinar”
Abdulaaziz Khan and Ulugbek medrasa
Bazar and trading domes
Lyabi Hauz Complex
18:00 dinner at the local Restaurant “Minzifa”
Duration of tour: 8 hours

Overnight in Bukhara

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Duration: 8 hour

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 In the morning visit sights outside the city:
Madrassah Chor Minor
Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi mausoleum - the place of pilgrimage for Muslims which was erected in 1544 in honor of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi the prominent saint and the founder of the Naqshbandiya Spiritual Order.It is considered that Naqshbandi was Sayid, the direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad.
Summer palace of Bukhara Emir's Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa
13:00 Break for Lunch at the national restaurant “Chor Bakr” to taste delicious “Tandir” meat of Bukhara
People from far countries come here to find healing and wisdom. Chor-Bakr Necropolis which was built over the burial place of Abu-Bakr-Said, who was one of the four of Abu-Bakrs (Chor-Bakr) - descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.
14:00 Transfer to Bukhara Train station
15:50 Departure from Bukhara by fast train Afrosiyob
17:24 Arrival in Samarkand
19:00 Dinner at the national restaurant “Samarkand”
Overnight in Samarkand

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 A full day guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand.
Gur-Emir Mausoleum (“the grave of Emir”).
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).
13:00 Break for lunch at the national restaurant “Zargaron”
Bibi Khanym mosque (the 15th century) it was the biggest mosque in Central Asia
Siyob Bazaar
18:00 Dinner at the national house “Shakhnoza” to taste national food “Qozon Kabob”
Duration of tour: 8 hours

Overnight in Samarkand hotel

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Duration: 8 hour

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 The day starts from visiting the one of the most mysterious Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, where you will find a complex consisting of more than twenty buildings, unique in Central Asia.
Visit Ulugbek Observatory - incredible construction of 15 century for studying astronomy and the Afrosiab Museum.The museum is located on the site of an ancient settlement called Afrosiab. In 1220 the city was almost completely destroyed by the Mongol ruler Genghis Khan.
13:00 Break for lunch at the national restaurant “Ahmad lux osh” to taste Samarkand plov
Saint Daniel Mausoleum
Visit Koni Gil paper mill (10 km from Samarkand, 2 hrs). A good chance to watch the old technology of silk paper production.
18:00 Dinner at the national restaurant
Duration of tour: 8 hours

Overnight in Samarkand hotel

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Duration: 8 hour

Breakfast at hotel
10:00 Drive to Shakhrisabz (90 km, 1 hour and 30 min by car)
Visit the ruins of Ak-Sarai. In Amir Timur's time in the northwest part of Shahrisabz there was built the huge Ak-Sarai palace surpassing even the governmental residence in Samarkand. But the palace was destroyed in the second half of the 16th century by the Sheibanids who tried to erase any signs of the Timurids.
Visit Dorut-Tilyavat memorial complex with Kok Gumbaz Mosque ( "the Blue dome'? mosque) and ruins of Doru - Saodat Complex( "Place of Power'?) which consists of the mausoleum of Jahongir, elder son of Amir Timur, Omar's tomb, Timur's second son, Hazrat Imam Mosque and Timur's vault.
Lunch at a local family is a good chance to learn more about customs of the Uzbek family.
Back to Samarkand. On the way you will have wonderful scenery of Kashkadarya landscape.
16:30 Transfer to Samarkand Train station
17:28 Departure from Samarkand by fast train Afrosiyob
19:44 Arrival in Tashkent
18:00 Dinner at the national restaurant “Afsona”
Overnight in Tashkent hotel

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Breakfast at hotel
09:00 Travel to Chimgan mountains. The road winds through beautiful snowy mountain scenery
View of the surroundings.
Reindeer farm
Visit to Hodjikent grotto with petroglyphs.
Drive to Amirsoy resort, where you can take a cable car to the top of Amirsoy. ATV rides on request (optional).
Then the road leads to Charvak reservoir surrounded by mountainsides. Arrival at the reservoir.
Lunch at the restaurant
17:00 Back to Tashkent
19:00 The national restaurant
Overnight in Tashkent hotel

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Breakfast Hotel
Tashkent ✈
Depending on your departure time it will be organized transfer to airport
__:__ Transfer to the International Airport of Tashkent for the further departure back to homeland.
__:__ Departure from Tashkent
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Price Includes

  • All transfer and transportation during the whole tour (according itinerary)
  • Full Board
  • Minivans to Shakhrisabz
  • Entrance tickets to sightseeings and museums
  • Accompanied by a local English speaking (ESG) tour guide during the whole tour.
  • Domestic Air ticket Tashkent - Khiva
  • Train “Afrosiyob” Bukhara - Samarkand, Samarkand - Tashkent
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan, Tourist Visa (free from Minzifa Travel)
  • Tourist fee, All Taxes and VAT

Price Does Not Include

  • International air tickets to Uzbekistan and back
  • 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
  • Tickets for Cable car to Amirsoy resort

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$ 2478 per adult in a twin share room
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Timur Alimov

Dear friends!

My name is Timur Alimov, and I represent our group of travel experts in Uzbekistan and Central Asia. Our travel experts will guide you through Uzbekistan and Central Asia. For the past ten years we have been gathering and guiding groups of more then 10000 happy travelers. We can show the country through the eyes of the locals, as if you come not as a tourist, but as a guest visiting friends. We give to our travelers only the routes that we checked personally or it was checked by our guides. Some members of My team has traveled this route more than 10 times, and during these trips we have made a lot of friends in each cities who become our friends and help us.

Our travel company office is based in Bukhara, but our travel experts are set in each country we represent. Company is officially registered and has certificates and tourist licenses # T-0087 Unique Travel issued by state gov of Uzbektourism.

I look forward to seeing you as our clients!

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