Uzbekistan is a Central Asian nation and former Soviet republic. It's known for its mosques, mausoleums and other sites linked to the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean. Samarkand, a major city on the route, contains a landmark of Islamic architecture: the Registan, a plaza bordered by 3 ornate, mosaic-covered religious schools dating to the 15th and 17th centuries.
DAY 1: TASHKENT (D)
Arrive to Tashkent, meet in airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing information about tour and welcome dinner at hotel.
DAY 2: TASHKENT – BUKHARA (B,D)
Transfer to train station departs to Bukhara (train Afrosiab dep at 07:30 arr at 11:17). In the afternoon visit central Lyabi Hauz square, one of the few plazas in the city with its shady pool still intact. Dinner in Lyabi Hauz restaurant.
DAY 3: BUKHARA (B, D + FOLK SHOW)
Full day guided tour Bukhara visits remaining of city wall and gate of Bukhara, Samonid's Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Kosh Madrasah Ensemble (Abdullakhan Madrasah & Modarikhan Madrasah), Bolo Khauz Mosque, Ark citadel & Zindan (ancient prison), Khodja Zaynuddin Complex, Poi Kalyan Complex: (Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque & Miri Arab Madrasah), Trading Dome: (Toki Zargaron, Тoki Telpak Furushon & Toki Sarrafon), Ulugbek Madrasah, Abdullazizkhan Madrasah, Khodja Gaukushan Ensemble, Magoki Attoron Mosque, Architectural ensemble Lyabi Hauz (Kukeldash Madrasah, Khanaka and Nodir Devan-Begi Madrasah) and Synagogue. This evening you attend a traditional Bukhara cultural folk show.
DAY 4: BUKHARA – SAMARKAND (B, D)
Morning visits Mausoleum of Bahouddin Naqshband, Summer Palace of last Emirs Sitorai Mokhi Khosa and Chor Bakr necropolis. Afternoon drive to Samarkand, often called the “Rome of the Orient”. Dinner in local restaurant.
DAY 5: SAMARKAND (B, D)
Full day guided tour Samarkand visits Ensemble of Registan: (Ulugbek, Sher Dor and Tillya Kari Madrasah's), Gur-Emir Mausoleum (graves of Tamerlane and his descendants), Rukhobod Mausoleum, Aksaray Mausoleum, Bibi-Khonym Mosque with Siab bazaar, Shakh-i-Zinda Ensemble, Khazrat-Khizr Mosque, Aancient settlement Afrosiab with Museum, Mausoleum of Khodja Doniyor (Prophet Daniel) and observatory and memorial museum of Ulugbek. Dinner in local house.
DAY 6: SAMARKAND – TASHKENT (B, D)
Drive to Tashkent, en route visit Al-Imam Bukhary complex. Afternoon guided tour Tashkent visits (new part) Mustaqillik Square (Independence Square), Museum of Fine and Applied Arts, Theatre Square, Amir Temur Square, Monument to Courage, Bunyodkor Square (former Halklar Dustligi Square) with Abul Kasim Madrassah and Tashkent metro station Farewell dinner in restaurant "Sim-Sim” with show program.
DAY 7: TASHKENT (B)
Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.
- 06 Days Night’s accommodation at any of the above mentioned Hotel
- Daily Breakfast
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Uzbekistan Tour
- Folk Show
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