Tour to Uzbekistan “To the Heart of Tamerlane’s Empire

Trip code: WTE-607

Trip Facts

  • Air flight, train, car
  • 8-12
  • 3*; 4*
  • 6
  • Tashkent
  • Tashkent
  • Spring, summer, autumn
  • Cultural, traditional, historical, excursion tour
  • Half board
  • English, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish

Overview

Tour to Uzbekistan “To the Heart of Tamerlane’s Empire

With a 14-days trip, covering a rich list of important places to visit, things to do and an enormous variety of sightseeing tours on offer, Minzifa Travel suggests you the best in this package.

Let’s go for a detailed itinerary !

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

Sightseeing Program Around The Center Of Tashkent. 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 Chor-Su market (the one of the biggest bazaars in Tashkent). We will go there by Tashkent metro (subway). Hasti Imam complex - historical sight where we will see the oldest Othman Koran in the world. Breakfast : Hotel Night In Tashkent Hotel.
09:00 Breakfast. Check Out Of The Hotel 10:00 Transfer To Fergana , Through The Kamchik Mountain. On our way we visit Kokand city, excursion in palaces of Kokand Khan, further Rishtan city which is famous with its ceramic , we go to the one workshop to see the whole process of producing ceramics. 18:00 Arriving to Fergana , accommodation and leisure at hotel. Meal Breakfast : Hotel Overnight At Fergana Hotel
In morning drive to Margilan to see the famous workshops of adras fabric (Ikat) And hand made carpets. Visit Edgorlik factory of silk hand made fabric. In Andijan we will visit house-museum of Babur - the founder of the Mughal Dynasty, the great grandson of Amir Timur - following a series of setbacks, finally succeeded in laying the basis for the Mughal dynasty in the Indian subcontinent and became the first Mughal emperor. Drive back to Tashkent Meal Breakfast : Hotel Overnight In Tahskent
08:00 Breakfast at hotel Depart From Tashkent At 09:00 By Car Arrival To Samarkand At 13:30, And Transfer To The Hotel. Check-in to the hotel. 14:00 Lunch At Local Teahouse After Lunch : Ulugbek Observatory of 15 century. Museum of ancient settlement Afrosiyab. Mausoleum of Saint Daniel (Khodja Daniyor). Dinner in famous Samarkand restaurant "Samarkand'? with show program , life music and local dance performance. Night In Samarkand Hotel
After breakfast 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 biggest mosque in CA, Syob bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis of Temurids dynasty ( the 12th - 15th century) where Khusama Ibin Abas was buried, the cousin of Muhammad the Prophet. Additional Activities In Samarkand On Request : 14:00 Wine Faktory "Filatov'? You will taste about 12 Uzbek wines and learn the history of wine in Uzbekistan. 18:00 Theater of of historical national clothes (performance) Night In Samarkand Hotel
10:00 Departure From Samarkand To Sentyab Village, Takes 236 Km., 3,5 Hours Arriving Approximately At 13:00. On way visit memorial complex of Al-Bukhari, theologist of 9 century who created catalog of Hadises, memorial complex is located 30 km away from Samarkand Forish (Sentab) village. - located in mountainous region, you will see the village life and will experience it. Hiking with local guide and riding on donkey, you can try to milk a cow and make some bread. Home food made by the owner. Night In Bukhara Hotel. Breakfast : Hotel
10:00 Departure from Sentyab village to Yurt camp (90 km, 1,5 hours) 12:00 Approximate time of arriving to Yurt camp Lunch At Yurt Camp. Walk to Aydarkul Lake and back to the yurts Riding on camels Fishing at Aydarkul Lake Evening , dinner and songs of "Akin" - local singer. Night At Yurt Camp
09:00 Departure From Yurt Camp To Bukhara, The Transfer Will Be Arranged By Land. 300 Km. 4,5 Hours Of Driving Stop at village on the way , to see the life of rural people. Lunch on the way , shihs-kabab at Gijduvan city and visit ceramic workshop, Famous family Abdulaev are potters in sex generation. 15:30 Arriving To Bukhara, Check In Hotel. Lunch in local Choi-khana Overview location near hotel. Additional Activities In Bukhara : 18:00 Fashion and national dance show in Nodir Devon Begi madrassah Night In Bukhara Hotel.
09:00 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 (Job’s well). 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. Additional Activities : 17:30 Master class of Plov in local family house and dinner. Plus miniature paintings. Meal Breakfast : Hotel Night In Bukhara Hotel
After Breakfast Guided Sightseeing Program In Suburb Of Bukhara City. 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 local teahouse, the famous Lagman in Bukhara. After Lunch You Have A Free Time And Walk In Old Bukhara Bazaar. Bazar and trading domes. Lyabi Hauz Complex. Free time in Bukhara Meal Breakfast : local family Night In Bukhar
After breakfast departure from Bukhara to Khiva (7 hours) On the way we will stop to see local life Meal Breakfast : Hotel Night In Khiva
Khiva's 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, Nurullbay Palace. Walls and gates. Dinner at restaurant in Khiva and folk show. Meal Breakfast : Hotel Night In Khiva
08:00 Transfer To The Airport 10:50 Departure From Ugrench (Flight Duration 1 H 35 Min) 12:10 Arrival In Tashkent Overview Tashkent by car and Lunch 13:00 Transfer to the hotel, check in Free Time In Tashkent Chorsu Bazaar Indian Prime Minister Shastri monument Meal Breakfast : Hotel Night In Tashkent Hotel
End Of The Tour!

Include

  • All transfer and transportation by Minibus ( or other) with 5- 6 seats during the whole tour (according itinerary)
  • Accommodation based on Twin bed room at boutique hotels and 4 - 5 stars hotels (according itinerary).
  • Half board; breakfast, dinner (according itinerary) + lunch (Muynak)
  • Accompanied by local English speaking tour guide during the whole tour.
  • Air ticket Nukus - Tashkent, $66 ticket fee.
  • 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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