Tour title: Dream Tour
Places to visit: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Urgut, Shahrisabs.
Day 1: Tashkent
In Tashkent we will have a whole day city tour visiting the main places of the capital city. The first place to visit will be the main square called Independence square which was erected as a symbol over fascism in World War II. Then we will walk to the next site which is Amir Timur square. We walk through the local Broadway and will take a ride in the local metro. Tashkent metro was built in 1977 and it's one of the most beautiful subways in the world. In the afternoon we will go to explore the old part of the city with Chorsu bazaar and Kukaldash Madrasah. The main site of the old part of the city is Hast Imam Complex which has dew madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The main exhibit of this complex is Othman Quran copy, which is the oldest Quran copy in the world from 8th century. This Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan who was one of the Caliphs of the Prophet Muhammed. Othman was killed by the non-muslims in the 8th century and we still can see his blood on the pages of the book. The night is in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Termez
This day we will have a morning flight to Termez which is an ancient city of Central Asia. Termez evolved the history on different places around the modern city, many cultural layers depicted in remains of historical sites. The main part of the city was completely destroyed by Genghis-Khan in 1220. Nowadays we can see just a new city which was erected to the east of the old town. Our tour will include Archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zrmala, Dalverzintepa arxheological dig. Nowadays we have we have military trainings in some places and it can be close. Then we will drive tour hotel. The night is in the hotel in Termez.
Day 3: Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
In the morning we will go to visit a birthplace of Amir Timur which is Shahrisabs town. We will have a nice sightseeing tour in Shahrisabs and first we will visit As Saray palace which was built by Amir Timur. On the main entrance of the palace was written "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Then we will visit Jahongir mausoleum which was built in honor of the oldest so of Amir Timur who died in a battle when he was just 20 years old. After the death of his son Amir Timur has mourned for a very long time, people say it has lasted 30years. The last thing to see in Shahrisabs are the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes, they are the burial mounds of the relatives and descendants of the ruler. In the evening we will drive to Samarkand. The night is in the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara
This day we will drive to Bukhara city where we will have a wonderful city tour. We will start from Citadel Ark dating back to 4th century. This Citadel was a palace for the few generations of Bukhara Empire. Then we will visit Samanids mausoleum which a treasure of the architecture of 9th -10th centuries. The next place on our list will be Chashma Ayub well (Job's well). The we will see a Bolo0Hauz mosque which is also known as a mosque of forty columns and it was built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu0Fayud Khan. Then we will visit a shopping area of Bukhara and will arrive to the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi which is a pasrt of Lyabi House Ensemble. Lyabi House Ensemble is a famous sightseeing of this city. The last place to visit will be Poi Kalpn complex which has Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah from 12th -16th century. The night is in the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand
This day we will dedicate to the surrounding area of the Bukhara. We will visit first Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex which is few kilometers away from the city. It's a memorial complex of well-known Sufi Leader and Philosopher and it's still a pilgrimage place of the Muslims. Shaikh Bakhauddin Naqshabandi was a spiritual master of Amir Timur. This complex has few mosques like Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with a pool, madrasah and a burial mound of Bukhara rulers. In the evening we will be transferred to Samarkand. The night is in the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
Samarkand is the second largest city of Uzbekistan situated in the valley of the river Zeravshan. This city has the same age with cities like Rome and Babylon. We will have a wonderful city tour visiting the most outstanding places of Samarkand. The first place we will visit is Registan square which has three madrasahs from 15th -17th centuries. The next place is Shakhi-Zindeh complex which is a collection of the mausoleums from 11th -15th centuries. Shakhi-Zindeh is also a part of UNESCO Heritage Site. Then we will visit Guri Emir and Bibi Khanim mosque, this mosque was built in honor of the favorite wife of Tamerlane, he was inspired after his successful campaign to India. In the evening we will take a train to Tashkent. The night is in the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 640 $
04 pax - 495 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 430 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 80 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
*Half board - 50 $
*Full board - 90 $
*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only
UZ - local 230 $ or escort 410 $ per group
Flight Tashkent - Termez - from 60 $ per person
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Termez - "Asson" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums