Tour: «Fairy cities of Uzbekistan» 2019 | Asia Travel

Tour: «Fairy cities of Uzbekistan» 2019

Itinerary: Tashkent –Fergana – Margilan – Rishtan – Fergana – Kokand – Tashkent – Nukus – Muynak – Khiva – Bukhara – Samarkand — Tashkent
Duration: 14 days/13 night
Season: whole year
Price: from 1130 USD per person
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Price is given in USD per person in twin room sharing:

Number of person: Option “Standard” Option “Comfort”
2 1570 1810
3-4 1450 1690
5-7 1150 1380
8-14 1130 1370
Additional payment for single
supplement
130 220

Detailed itinerary:

Day 1: Tashkent, Friday
On arrival in Tashkent you will be met by our representative with meeting board “Asia Travel Discoveries”. Upon arrival, accommodation at the hotel. Rest.

Day 2: Tashkent, Saturday

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07:00 – 09:00 AM. Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 AM Check-out from the hotel.
Full day excursion in Tashkent:
— Khast Imam Complex (XVI-XX cc.)
— eastern market Chor-Su
— Abdul Kasim Medressa where we can see a lot of souvenirs workshops (XIX c.)
Break for lunch
After lunch, continuation of exploring Tashkent.
— Applied Arts Museum where kept the best Uzbek handicrafts
— Independence Square – the main square in Uzbekistan
— Alisher’s Navoi Uzbek state Opera and Ballet Theatre
— Monument of Courage dedicated to earthquake in 1966 year.
After excursion, free time at leisure.

Day 3: Tashkent – Margilan — Rishtan — Fergana – 350 km (transfer 6-7 hrs), Sunday
07:00 – 09:00 AM. Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 AM Check-out from the hotel and drive to Fergana valley.
Transfer to Fergana. On the way visit Margilan and Rishtan — two famous cities of Fergana valley, which is used to be called as ‘Garden of Uzbekistan’.
— Margilan – ancient city of Uzbekistan was laying in the crossing of the ways of Great Silk Road and still is famous as craft centre of silk producing. Exactly here ‘Yodgorlik’ silk factory is located, where we will see silk producing process step by step.
— Rishtan – famous pottery producing centre. Ceramics producing had appeared here about 1000 years ago. Ceramics of Rishtan’s craft men in blue “ishkor” glazed was in requisition at the territory from China till
Arabian Peninsula – in extension of whole Silk Road, although many famous ceramists from other regions has painted pottery with leaden-colored glaze too. After excursion proceed to Fergana. Upon arrival to Fergana, accommodation at the hotel. Free time at leisure.

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Day 4: Fergana – Kokand — Tashkent – 330 km (transfer 5-6 hrs), Monday
07:00 – 09:00 AM. Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 AM Check-out from the hotel and drive back to Tashkent.
On the way excursion in Kokand.
— Khudoyar-khan palace, Dakhman-Shahon complex (XIX – XX cc.)
— Djami mosque
— Mulkabad mosque (XX c.)
— Modarikhan necropolis and graveyard (XIX – XX cc.)
After excursion, proceed to Tashkent. Upon arrival to Tashkent, check-in to the hotel. Free time at leisure.

Day 5: Tashkent — Nukus — Muynak — Nukus — 420 km (transfer 6-7 hrs), Tuesday
06:00 Transfer to local airport for flight to Nukus by HY 1011 07:10/08:55 AM. Upon arrival to Nukus, drive to Muynak — a small town, where was a port until 1980, but now there is a small museum and the remains of the Aral Sea. After excursion drive back to Nukus. Accommodation at the hotel, free time at leisure.

Day 6: Nukus — Khiva — 220 km (transfer 3-4 hrs), Wednesday
07:00 – 09:00 AM. Breakfast at the hotel.
Excursion in Nukus.
— museum of Igor Savitskiy. Museum exhibits collection of Russian avant-garde painting 20-40 years of the 20th century, the world’s second largest after the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. After visiting the museum, we drive to the village Khodjeyli (35 km). Excursion in Khodjeili.
— architectural complex «Mizdakhan.» The archaeological complex of ancient Mizdakhan, located in a large area over 200 hectares include Gyaur Kala fortress, Shamun nabi, Mazlumhan Sulu Erejep Halfa, caravanserai (XIV-XVIII cc.) After excursion, drive to Khiva. Upon arrival, accommodation at the hotel. Free time at leisure.

Day 7: Khiva, Thursday

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07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day excursion in Khiva by walk.
Khiva – is a beautiful and ancient town and perfect for exploring by walk, with impressive four walls at the centre of each side of the old city named Ichan-Kala.
— Monument of Al-Khorezmiy
— Kalta Minor Minaret and Mohammed Rakhim Khan Medressa,
— Juma Mosque (XVII c.),
— the Islom-Khodja complex includes mosque and minaret,
— the Kuhna Ark, which was the main fortress,
— the Pakhlavon Mahmud Mausoleum complex
— Toza Bog Palace, which was the summer palace of Mohammed Rakhim Khan II.
During excursion, break for lunch time.
After excursion. Free time at leisure.

Day 8: Khiva – Bukhara – 450 km (transfer 7-8 hrs), Friday
07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Check-out from the hotel and drive to Bukhara.
Drive to Bukhara — ancient and interesting city and UNESCO heritage. The road will be via Kyzylkum desert and Amu Darya River, the largest in Central Asia. Kyzylkum desert, an oasis of ancient Khorezm, located among the dunes, keeping the ruins of ancient cities. «Kyzyl Kum» means «red sands». Indeed, the local sands are reddish, oddly
mirrored in the waters of the great Amu Darya river. In the evening arrive to Bukhara and transfer to hotel. Free time at leisure

Day 9: Bukhara, Saturday

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07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day excursion in Bukhara.
— mausoleum of the Samanids (IX-X cc.) — the pearl of Central Asia .
— Chashma Ayub (XII c.), which means «source of Job.»
— Bolo House complex including a reservoir, a Friday mosque and minaret.
— Arc citadel. Inside the citadel was situated a town, which includes residential and office buildings: the mosque, a prison, a harem, the treasury, the residence of the Emir (VII-XIX cc.)
— Poi Kalyan complex (XII-XVI cc.) includes the Kalyan Mosque , Mir-Arab and the famous Kalyan minaret. After lunch, continuation of exploring Bukhara.
— one of the biggest architectural ensembles of Bukhara «Lyabi House.» The oldest part of the complex — Medressa Kulbaba-Kukeldash, which has 160 cells and it pretend the biggest in Bukhara.
— Medressa «Nadir Devanbegi» was built by order of vizier Nadir-devanbegi shortly after the device pool and logically completed the ensemble “Lyabi- House”.
— The oldest mosque Magoki Attori located next to the ensemble “Lyabi House”, built in the tradition of figurative brick masonry and carved ornaments of archaic majolica.
— Chor Minor Medressa (XVIII c.)

Day 10: Bukhara, Sunday
07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
Continuation of sightseeing in Bukhara.
— summer palace of Bukhara emirs «Sitora-I- Mohihosa.», built in fusion of European & Bukhara’s traditions, more than hundred years ago (XIX-XX cc)

— Bakhauddin Naqshbandi shaykh (XIV-XX cc.)
— necropolis Chor Bakr — city of shadows (XVI c.)
After excursion drive back to Bukhara. Free time at leisure upon arrival.

Day 11: Bukhara – Nurata – KyzylKum desert (Yurt camp) — 220 km (transfer 4-5 hrs), Monday

07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 AM Check-out from the hotel and drive to Yurt Camp.
On the way visit the city Nurata. «Chashma» (spring) — one of the most important Islamic center in Nurata. The complex includes: Juma Mosque, Mausoleum of Nurata. Next to visit fortress Nur, built by Great Alexander. After excursion in Nurata proceed to Kyzyl Kym desert. On arrival, accommodation at Yurt camp. After dinner, you will see the national folklore show at the campfire.

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Day 12: Kyzylkum desert — Samarkand — 270 km (transfer 4-5 hrs), Tuesday
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast.
09:00 – 10:00 Camel riding (10-15 minutes for each person)
10:00 — 13:00 walk to the beautiful Lake Aydarkul, surrounded by desert sands, like a mirage! Aydarkul — one of the most beautiful places in Uzbekistan — the turquoise lake located among Kyzylkum desert. On arrival at the organized beach at the lake – we can swim in its cool, clear water, sunbathing on the loungers, and then have a delicious lunch with fresh fried fish.
After lunch, drive to Samarkand.
Upon arrival to Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel.
Free time at leisure.

Day 13: Samarkand – Tashkent – 300 km (transfer 2 hrs), Wednesday

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07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Check-out from the hotel
Full day excursion in Samarkand.
— Central Registan square with the majestic Medressas dated back to different centuries: Ulugbek Medressa (XV c.), Sher-Dor Medressa (XVII c.) and the Tilya Kori Medressa (XVII c.)
— Gur – Emir Mausoleum – the famous necropolis of Tamerlane (XIV-XV cc.)
— famous oriental Bazaar Siyob
— Bibi-Khanum Mosque dedicated to one of Tamerlane’s wife (XIV-XV cc.)
— Shohi-Zinda memorial Complex (XI-XV cc.)
— Ulugbek Observatory – one of the greatest in the middle ages.
— After excursion transfer to Tashkent. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel.

Day 14: Tashkent, Friday
07:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to airport for flight to your destination. End of tour.

Offered hotels:

Cities: Option “Standard” Option “Comfort”
Tashkent «Star» or similar «Rakat Plaza» or similar
Samarkand «Zilol Baht» or similar «Emirkhan» or similar
Bukhara «Fatima» or similar «Devanbegi» or similar
Khiva «Shohjahon Parvoz» or similar «Bek Khiva» or similar
Yurt Camp “Kyzylkum Safari” “Kyzylkum Safari”
Nukus “Jipek Joli” or similar “Rahnamo” or similar

Price includes:

  • Letter of Invitation for Uzbekistan (not visa fees)
  • All transfers by comfortable vehicle
  • Accommodation in twin room sharing with breakfasts
  • Excursions with Professional English Speaking guides
  • Entry tickets
  • Air fare Tashkent – Nukus (economy class)
  • Folklore show in Yurt Camp
  • Train ticket Samarkand — Tashkent
  • Mineral water 1 lt per day on transfers between cities
  • Camel riding in Yurt Camp

Price excludes:

  • International air fare to/from Uzbekistan
  • Full board (lunches/dinners)
  • Photo and camera fees on sights
  • Early check – in before 12:00, late check – out after 14:00
  • Insurance

Offered transport:

1-2 pax: Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet Lacetti

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3-5 pax: Hyundai Grand Starex

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5-8 pax: Toyota Hiace

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9-15 pax: Mitsubishi Rosa Bus

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15-35 pax: Golden Dragon Bus, Higer

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Additional options:

Medieval bathhouse of hammam in Bukhara (XVI century)

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Wine tasting at the wine factory named after Khovrenko in Samarkand

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Visit to the costume folk show "El Merosi" in Samarkand

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