Travel around Uzbekistan: Tour 2

Travel around Uzbekistan: Tour 2 

Travel around Uzbekistan: Tour 2
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva
On arrival the driver will meet and transfer to a hotel. In the morning is flight to Urgench, then transfer to Khiva. Upon arrival you will have a city tour and visit Ichan Qala. It is the inner city in Khiva with strong walls. Travelers will see old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan Sarais and Bathhouses. Ichan Qala became a city-monument with more than 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala became ancient and architectural conservation province. Travelers will see Kunya Ark fortress of 17th century that was found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 2: Khiva - Bukhara
We will transfer to Bukhara city where we can admire 140 architectural monuments situated in Bukhara belonging to the middle Ages. This city has narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments of various periods. On the way you will see the famous Kizilkum desert and enjoy the beauty of Amu Darya River. It is the deepest river in Central Asia that is formed by the fusion of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan. Amu Darya flows into Aral See. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara - Samarkand  
In the morning is a city tour. We will visit Citadel Ark of 4th century used to be a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. It is the oldest citadel in Bukhara. The next destination is travelling to Samanids mausoleum of 9th -10th century. See Chashma Ayub with the Job's well Bolo Hauz mosque is famous as the mosque of forty columns placed to Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. Then we will visit madrasahs as Nodir Divan Begi. It is a part of Lyabi House Ensemble that is very famous central sightseeing of the city. The tour will end by seeing Poi Kalon complex with three structures in 12th - 16th centuries. They are Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Evening transfer to Samarkand by train. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
Travelers will have a city tour in the second largest city of Uzbekistan. It is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. Learn more about Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan square has three Madrasahs of 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh will impress by interesting collection of 11th-15 centuries mausoleums which is a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire beauty of Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of Tamerlan's wife. Evening transfer to Tashkent. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Departure
In the morning is transfer to Tashkent International Airport.


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


Price per person:
02 pax - 655 $
04 pax - 475 $
06 pax - 410 $
08 pax - 395 $
10 pax - 365 $
Single - 55 $

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

Half board - 45 $
Full board - 70 $ 

English speaking guide - 345 $ per group 

Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 45 $ per person


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Khiva - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Bukhara - Samarkand, Samarkand - Tashkent in economy class. Afrosiab fast trains are in first choice, if there are no tickets for fast train, we will change with normal trains. 
- Mineral water during the tour                                  

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Urgench