Unbelievable Uzbekistan Tour 3

Unbelievable Uzbekistan Tour 3, Uzbekistan tours 

Unbelievable Uzbekistan Tour 3
Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara - Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
We are glad to see you travelling on Unbelievable Uzbekistan Tour 3. On arrival at Tashkent International Airport you will be met by the driver and have the city tour where you can visit the Independence Square for the victory over fascism during the World War II. Walk to the Broadway, located near the Independence Square and Amir Timur square as well as the famous Tashkent metro of 1977. Then you can visit old parts of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam and see madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Here you can find the Othman Quran as the oldest Quran of the 8th century. Transfer to hotel for rest.

Day 2:  Tashkent - Samarkand
Today you will travel to Samarkand by train. Samarkand city is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan and the second largest city of Uzbekistan the same as Babylon or Rome. Here you will visit the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square will impress travelers by three Madrasahs of the 15th -17th centuries. Shakhi-Zindeh is famous for its big collection of mausoleums found in the 11th-15th centuries and turned to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Bibi Khanum Mosque is another site in Uzbekistan, built for favorite Tamerlane's wife. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand
The next destination of our tour will be done in the Ulughbek observatory of the 15th century. It is the famous Samarkand rulers Ulughbek worked in observatory and in 1437 he made the "Zidji Guragoni" catalog which comprised facts of 1018 celestial bodies. Later on he was killed by his son. You will visit the local Broadway and visit souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. Don't miss the National bazaar Siab or so called Oriental bazaar. Here you can see the Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets as well as carpet handmade factory made by over 400 women. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara
Today you will travel to Bukhara city. You will have a stop at Gijduvan village and see a private pottery workshop. Gijduvan ceramics school passed from generation to generation and considered to be the home for the sixth generation of potters from Narzullayevs family. Here you will see geometric pattern colored in green and blue colors. Driving to the Bukhara city you will visit memorial complex of Al Bukhary, connected with Islamic professor, who made the hadith collection - Sahih al-Bukhari, detected by Sunni Muslims. On arrival to Bukhara city, night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara
In the morning you will visit the ancient Citadel Ark, originated in the 4th century in Bukhara. Before it enclosed few dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Visit Samanids mausoleum found in the 9th and 10th century and then drive to the Chashma Ayub or Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque. On arrival, you will see forty columns of the Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Then we will see the madrasahs of Bukhara as Nodir Divan Begi and Lyabi House Ensemble. Visit the Poi Kalon complex which is famous for three structures of the 12th and 16th centuries as Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 6: Bukhara
Today you will have the city tour of Bukhara. Visit the Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex near Bukhara. Here you will see the sacred complex of famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher where Muslim people used to pilgrimage per year. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi is one of otherworldly friends of Amir Timur where you can see the Kushbegi and Muzafarohana located with courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers. In addition, you will see Dakhma on the top of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. See the castle of Bukhara Emirs as Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. Emir gave the name to his castle due to his wife who died young and called as "Star - like and moon- like Palace". In the afternoon, drive to Sumiton village and see Chor Bakr memorial complex or Dead Town, built in Samanids dynasty (16th century). Transfer to hotel for sleep.

Day 7: Bukhara - Khiva
In the morning, you will travel to Khiva. Here you will see more than 140 architectural monuments of the Middle Ages. The green avenues, parks, avenues and other outstanding streets will not leave you indifferent on tours. Travelers will drive from Khiva to Bukhara via the famous Kizilkum desert. On the way you will see the amazing view to Amu Darya river. It is the deepest river in Central Asia formed by the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan. It flows into Aral Sea. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent
The last day of tour will start by the city tour in Khiva. You will find inside of Ichan-Qala with the strong walls. On the route you will be impressed by old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses of Ichan-Qala. It has over 400 traditional dwelling houses and unique 60 architectural monuments. It is worth noting that in 1969 Ichan-Qala built a historical as well as architectural conservation region. Here you will see sites as the Kunya-Ark fortress belonging to the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, the Kalta Minor minaret and of course the Tash Khouvli palace. They belong to the 1830s. In the evening you will have flight to Tashkent. We are blessed by these tours. On arrival, rest is in a hotel.

Day 9: Tashkent - Flight   
Transfer to the airport for the next destination. Thank you for Unbelievable Uzbekistan Tour 3.

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

Price per person: 
02 pax - 785 $
04 pax - 640 $
06 pax - 545 $
08 pax - 565 $
10 pax - 520 $
Single - 105 $

Early check-in - 40 $
Single early check-in - 65 $

Half board - 70 $
Full board - 130 $

Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 55 $ per person

English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva - 235 $ per group

English speaking escort guide - 525 $ per group

Flight tickets Khiva - Tashkent - 70 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- Provision of mineral water
- Train tickets for Tashkent - Samarkand (economy class)

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Guides
- Full board
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Museum admissions