8 days of oriental fairy tale

Trip to Uzbekistan

8 days of oriental fairy tale

Dear friends, we offer you a beautiful and amazing tour to Uzbekistan which will introduce you to the world-famous ancient monuments of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Tashkent. Tall and elegant minarets, grandiose madrasahs and mosques, medieval palaces and mausoleums decorated with amazing ceramic ornaments are waiting for you.

Quiet streets, old houses, unique fuss and color of oriental bazaars, fabulous legends, warm hospitality and ancient traditions of the local population will undoubtedly leave a great impression in your memory.

Route 8 days: Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Khiva - Tashkent

Nearest dates:

  • October 22 - 29, 2022
  • October 29 - November 5, 2022
  • Accommodation in hotels: 3*, Boutique hotels. The program is subject to change depending on the schedule of flights and train departures

    Program:

    Day 1: Tashkent Arrival at Tashkent airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel (Accommodation after 14:00). This evening will be free. You can take a short evening walk, go to a colorful cafe for dinner and return to the hotel to take a break from the flight enjoying the first Eastern evening. At 21:00 You will have a night city tour. Overnight at the hotel of Tashkent.

    Excursion in Tashkent

    Excursion in Tashkent

    Day 2: Tashkebt - Samarkand Завтрак в отеле. Целый день экскурсия по столице Узбекистана. Начнется она с посещение старой части города.

    Breakfast in the hotel. Full day tour of the capital of Uzbekistan. It will start with a visit to the old part of the city.

  • Madrassah of Barak Khan (XVI century),
  • Hasti Imam complex (you will see the world's only original Koran (VII century),
  • Mui Muborak Madrasah
  • Mausoleum of Kaffal-ash-Shoshi (XIV c.)
  • Lunch in the center of pilaf (on your own, not included in the price)
  • Continuation of the tour:
  • Tole-Bi Mausoleum (XV century)
  • Kukeldash Madrasah (XVI century)
  • Chorsu Market
  • Square of Amir Timur (Tamerlane)
  • House of Romanovs
  • Independence Square
  • Monument of Courage
  • Duration of the excursion program: 5-6 hours. At 18:00 you will be transferred to the station for the high-speed train "Afrosiab", which leaves for Samarkand at 18:45. Arrival at 20:43. Meeting at the railway station, accommodation and overnight at the hotel in Samarkand. Dinner - on your own.

    Samarkand

    Samarkand

    Day 3: Samarkand - Bukhara Breakfast in the hotel. Samarkand is called the "City of Blue Domes". It once was the capital of the Great Timur and Ancient Sogdiana. It was the crossroads of great trade routes from China to Siberia and Persia, and now it is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.

    On this day we will visit:

  • The famous Registan Square (XVI-XVII centuries),
  • Madrasah of Ulugbek, Sherdor, Tillakori (centuries-old buildings of Timurid architecture),
  • Gur-Emir Mausoleum and the tomb of the dynasty of Tamerlane and Ulugbek (XV century),
  • Architectural complex Shakhi-Zinda (XI-XV centuries),
  • Bibi-Khanum Cathedral Mosque (XIV-XV centuries) with the construction of which many folk legends are connected.
  • The Siab Bazaar, where you can buy local sweets and dried fruits. This is one of the largest bazaars in Central Asia with the area of 7 hectares.
  • Duration of the excursion program: 5-6 hours. At 20:00 you will be transferred to the station for the high-speed train "Afrosiab", which leaves for Bukhara at 21:08. Arrival at 22:39. Meeting at the station, overnight in a hotel in Bukhara. Meals - on your own.

    Bukhara

    Bukhara

    Day 4: Bukhara Breakfast in the hotel. Bukhara is one of the ancient cities of Central Asia, there were about 365 mosques in the city, being truly the center of Islam for many centuries. Today it is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.

    The tour includes visiting:

  • Kalyan architectural ensemble (XII-XVI centuries),
  • Miri-Arab Madrasah (XVII century),
  • Magoki-Attori Mosques (XII-XVI centuries),
  • Madrasahs of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan (XV-XVII centuries), trading domes,
  • Master class on cooking pilaf and lunch at the national house.
  • Lyabi-Khauz complex and Chor-Minor madrasah (XIX century).
  • Visit to the Mausoleum of the Samanids (IX-X centuries), the Persian dynasty that ruled Central Asia for many centuries,
  • Mosque Bolo-Khauz beginning (XVIII century).
  • Duration of the excursion program: 5-6 hours. Overnight in a hotel in Bukhara. Meals - on your own

    Excursion in Bukhara

    Excursion in Bukhara

    Day 5: Bukhara Breakfast in the hotel. On this day we will visit:

  • Workshop of silk carpets and national fabric "Adras". You will see the centuries-old machines on which the world-famous BUKHARA CARPETS were previously made
  • Ark Fortress - the most ancient architectural and archaeological monument of Bukhara. Then you will have a full day excursion around the suburbs of Bukhara.
  • Chor-Minor Madrassah (XIX century).
  • Visit to the Necropolis of Bagovudin Naqshbandia (XIV century) - famous Sufi in the Islamic world,
  • Fayzulla Khodzhaev's house-museum - an old, beautiful estate with wonderful paintings made by Bukhara masters of the 19th century, home of the great merchant and his family.
  • The summer residence of the Emirs of Bukhara Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa. (XX century).
  • Duration of the excursion program: 5-6 hours. Overnight in a hotel in Bukhara. Meals - on your own

    Торговые улочки

    Торговые улочки

    Day 6: Bukhara - Khiva Breakfast in the hotel. At 9:00 we will depart to Khiva. We will drive through the Kyzyl Kum desert which literally means “Red Sand”. Estimated travel time is ~ 6-7 hours (450 km). Roads are not very good, so we will not drive fast. On the way we will stop at the Amu Darya at a local cafe for lunch. Arrival in Khiva around 16:00. Accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Overnight in a hotel in Khiva. Meals - on your own.

    Khiva

    Khiva

    Day 7: Khiva - Tashkent Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion around the city. Khiva is called an open-air museum, enshrined by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage of the Great Silk Road:

    Here we will visit:

  • Itchan Kala (XIV c) - The ancient complex of Ichan-Kala “inner defensive circle” is practically untouched by time. A real medieval city inside Khiva.
  • Kalta Minor (XIX c),
  • Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah.
  • Kuyna Ark Old Palace (XVI-XIX c.)
  • Muhammad Rakhimkhan Madrasah,
  • Friday Mosque with 218 wooden columns - the tomb of Said Alauddin,
  • Pahlavan-Mahmud's tomb decorated with beautiful mosaics,
  • Islam Khoja Minaret(XX c),
  • Tosh-Havli Palace and Khan's harem (XIX c),
  • Ollokukulikhon Madrasah.
  • Basically, all the old buildings are decorated with majolica with a predominance of blue, blue and white shades. All these attractions are located in the ancient city of Ichan Kala. Duration of the excursion program: 4-5 hours.

    At 19:00 you will be transferred to Urgench airport for flight Tashkent at 21:10. Arrival at 22:30. Meeting at the airport in Tashkent and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Tashkent.

    Excursion in Tashkent

    Excursion in Tashkent

    Day 8: Departure Breakfast in the hotel. Departure from the hotel at 12:00. Transfer to the international airport. Departure.

    The price of the tour to Uzbekistan

    Price of the tour based on double accommodation in 3* hotels is 800 USD per person

    Price includes

  • Accommodation in hotels in the historical part of the city in double rooms with breakfast,
  • Comfortable transport with air conditioning for the entire route for moving around the city, meeting / seeing off at the railway station, and along the Bukhara Khiva route,
  • Meeting / seeing off at the Tashkent airport at any time indicated by tourists,
  • Tickets for the internal high-speed train "Afrosiab" or "Sharq" Tashkent - Samarkand – Bukhara,
  • Master class on cooking pilaf in (Bukhara or Samarkand),
  • Tickets for domestic flight Urgench (Khiva) Tashkent (economy class, baggage weight limit 20 kg),
  • Guides - guides in each city for the entire period of travel,
  • Tourist tax.


  • Price doesn't include

  • International flights
  • Early check-in +20$ per person based on double occupancy
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums (~$60 per person to all places according to the current program. Depends on the rate)
  • Lunches and dinners (~$20 per day per person at a local cafe-restaurant, local cuisine and no alcoholic drinks)
  • Insurance
  • Photographing and video inside monuments
  • Supplement for Business class tickets on a plane or on a train, in the absence of an economy class. (For those who purchase the tour less than 30 days in advance.)
  • Supplement for accommodation in a single room - $ 20 per day in 3* hotels
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Luggage transportation in hotels
  • Buying souvenirs and other personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • PCR tests
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    Elena Dudashvili
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    Elena Dudashvili

    The author of travel stories in Kyrgyzstan, fully or partially built on her personal travel experience. Director of Asia Mountains

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