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Treasures of Uzbekistan – 9 Days

$ 1,095.00

Uzbekistan is on the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean, The country is known for its mosques, mausoleums, and many magnificent Islamic architecture dating to the 15th and 17th centuries.

9 Days visit Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva

Description

Day 1 Tashkent
Arrival to Tashkent, meet in airport transfer to the hotel.

Moderate:   Le Grand Plaza
Superior:   Gloria Hotel
Luxury:   Hyatt Regency Tashkent or similar

Day 2 Tashkent (B/D)
Today enjoy a guided tour Tashkent visits (old part); Hast Imam Square, Kaffal Sashi Mausoleum, Barak-Khan Madrassah where the world’s oldest Uthman Qur’an is kept, Juma Mosque, Tillya Sheikh Mosque Kukeldash Madrassah with Chorsu bazaar.

Take a ride on Tashkent subway.

Dinner in local restaurant.

Day 3 Tashkent – Samarkand (B/D) (B/D)
Morning transfer to the train station for depart by fast train “Afrasiab” to Samarkand.

On arrival to Samarkand, transfer to hotel and check-in.

After short rest begins guided tour of Samarkand visits; Ensemble of Registan: (Ulugbek, Sher Dor and Tillya Kari Madrasah’s) and Gur-Emir Mausoleum (graves of Tamerlane and his descendants).

Dinner in local restaurant.

Moderate:   Malika Prime
Superior:   Registan Plaza Hotel
Luxury:   Hotel Grand Samarkand Superior

Day 4 Samarkand (B/D)
Half day guided tour Samarkand visits 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.

Afternoon, visit to local market and family.

Dinner in local house.

Day 5 Samarkand – Bukhara (B/D)
Drive to Bukhara once was former capital of the powerful Emirate of Bukhara with more than 140 architectural monuments, is a “town museum” dating back to the Middle Ages- 2300 year old. City was once a big commercial centre of the Great Silk Road, en route visit Gijduvan ceramic centre.

Arrive in Bukhara and check-in to hotel.

Dinner in Lyabi Hauz restaurant.

Moderate:   Lyabi House or similar
Superior:   Asia Hotel or similar
Luxury:   Grand Emir Residence or similar

Day 6 Bukhara (B/D)
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 7 Bukhara – Khiva (B/D)
Morning visit Summer Palace (residence) of last Bukharan Emirs Sitora-i-Mokhi Khosa and then drive between the Kara-Kum (black sands) and the Kyzyl-Kum (red sands) deserts to Khiva, en route stop to see the Amudarya River, known to many western explorers as the Oxus.

Arrive in Khiva & check-in to the hotel.

Dinner in “Toza Bog Palace’’ with folk show (summer residence of Mohammed Rakhim Khan II).

Moderate:   Malika Khiva
Superior:   Hotel Asia Khiva
Luxury:   Hotel Karavan

Day 8 Khiva – Urgench – Tashkent (B/D)
Full day guided tour Khiva visits Monument of Al Khorezmiy, Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah & Kalta Minor, Palace Complex Kuhna Ark: (Korinishona, Winter & Summer Mosque and Ak-shikh-bobo), Muhammad Rakhimkhan Madrasah, Pakhlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Shergazi Khan Madrasah, Minaret and Madrasah of Islam-Khodja, Djuma Mosque, Ota Darvaza “Father Gate”, Ak Mosque, Anushakhan bath-houses, Palvan Darvaza ‘’Warriors Gate’’, Alakulihan Madrasah, Qutlugh Murad Inaq Madrasah, Caravansary Tim Allah Kuli Khan with bazaar and Tash Khauli Complex.

Complete visit transfer to Urgench flight to Tashkent, on arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Moderate:   Le Grand Plaza
Superior:   Gloria Hotel
Luxury:   Hyatt Regency Tashkent or similar

Day 9 Tashkent (B)
Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.



Moderate
$1095
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement $ 295
  • Internal Flight $ 100

Superior
$1295
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement $ 315
  • Internal Flight $ 100

Luxury
$2995
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement $ 795
  • Internal Flight $ 100

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Uzbekistan is on the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean, The country is known for its mosques, mausoleums, and many magnificent Islamic architecture dating to the 15th and 17th centuries.

DEPARTURE

Guaranteed departure on any days for minimum 2 travelers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary

INCLUSIONS

 Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast as listed in the itinerary
 Meal specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, SD = Special Dinner)
 Arrival and departure transfer services from Airport/hotel/airport
 Transfer and ground transportation during the tours by air conditioned vehicles
 Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary with English speaking local guide(s)
 Entrance fees at sites/monuments (one time)
 Intra-tour air/rail transportation based on coach class
 Present applicable VAT/taxes.

EXCLUSIONS

 International flights – Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
 Tourist visa to the country visited in the itinerary
 Insurance you may wish (which we urge you to purchase)
 Personal expenses and gratuities.
 Any other item not specified
 The cruise company requires a gratuity of RMB150 (US$25) per person to be charged to clients account when they go on board, which is separate from the above costs.

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance.

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