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Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand-Tashkent

7 days / 6 nights

Tashkent. Navoi Theatre. Tashkent. Khast-Imam Square. Tashkent. Chorsu Bazaar. (2)

Day 1
Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent. Pick up from the airport and transfer to hotel. Free time.

Sightseeing tour across Tashkent (starting time will depend on your arrival time):

  • Visit the Memorial for the Victims of Repression.
  • Overview the Tashkent TV tower (distant view).
  • Central Asian Plov Center.
  • Minor Mosque (White Mosque).
  • Monument of Courage.
  • Old City, Khast-Imam architectural complex: Kaffal-as-Shoshi Mausoleum, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Khast-Imam Mosque. Mui-Muborak Madrasah – the original Koran of the Caliph Usman.
  • Chorsu's market (most picturesque market in the city).
  • Nations Friendship Square.
  • Mustakillik Square (Independence Square).
  • Palace of the Grand duke Romanov.
  • Theater of Alisher Navoiy (external view).
  • Amir Temur's square.
  • Tashkent Metro (Undeground/Subway).

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in the hotel.

 

Day 2
Tashkent-Bukhara

07:00 Transfer to the railway station.

07:28 Departure by "Afrosiab" high-speed train to Bukhara (3 h. 50 min.)

11:50 Arrival in Bukhara. Transfer to hotel and check-in.

13:00-14:00 Lunch.

Bukhara. Poi-Kalon Square. Bukhara. Poi-Kalon Mosque. Bukhara. Nodir Devon Begi Madrassah. Bukhara. Chor Minor.

Sightseeing tour across Bukhara:

  • Samanids Mausoleum.
  • Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum.
  • Bolo-House Mosque.
  • The Ark (Bukhara Emir’s residence).
  • Poi-Kalon Ensemble: Mir-Arab Madrasah, Kalyan Minaret, Poi-Kalon Mosque.
  • Toki-Zargaron Trade domes.
  • Ulugbek's and Abdulazizkhan's madrasahs.
  • Telpak-Furushon Trade domes.
  • Magoki-Attori's mosque.
  • Lyabi-House Ensemble.

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in hotel.

  

Day 3
Bukhara-Samarkand

09:00 Continue Bukhara tour:

  • Chor-Minor gate.
  • Trip to Bakhauddin Nakshbandi.Memorial Complex (Sufi sheikh).
  • Visit Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa - the SummerPalace of Bukhara Emir.

Bukhara. Kalon Minaret. Bukhara. Fayzulla Khodjaev's House. Bukhara. Chor-Bakir. Bukhara. Carpets Shop.

13:00-14:00 Lunch. 

  • House-museum of Fayzulla Khodzhayev (politician of 1920-1930).

15:10 Transfer to the Railway station. 

15:50 Depart by speed-train to Samarkand. 17:20 Arriaval in Samarkand. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Sightseeing to night illumination of Registan square and Guri-Emir mausoleum. Free time.

 

Day 4
Samarkand

09:00 Sightseeing tour across Samarkand:

  • Guri-Emir Mausoleum (Tamerlane's and Temurids tomb).
  • Registan Ensemble: (the most cult place not only in Samarkand, but, perhaps, all over Uzbekistan) Ulugbek's Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, Tillya-Kari Madrasah.
  • Tamerlane’s (Bibi-Khanum) Mosque.
  • Siab Bazaar.
  • Walk on residential quarters of the old city.

20191116_181714 20191116_183152 Samarkand. Sher-Dor Madrassah. (2)

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in the hotel.

 

Day 5
Samarkand 

09:00 Continue Samarkand Tour. Drive to Imam Al-Bukhari Memorial complex.

  • Visit Ulugbek’s Observatory.
  • Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis 

12:00-13:00 Lunch (Samarkand Pilaf). Continue the tour:

Afrosiab's Museum. Walk through the ruins of an ancient city destroyed by Genghis Khan. Visit archeological sites where excavations were carried out.

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in the hotel.

Samarkand. Zhakhi-Zinda 2019. Samarkand. Sher-Dor Madrassah. Samarkand. Bibi-Khanum Mosque. Samarkand. Registan.

Day 6
Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand-Tashkent

08:00 Drive to Shakhrisabz (Tamerlane’s hometown) by car over Takhta-Karacha mountain pass (2 hours).

10:00 Arrival in Shakhrisabz. Sightseeing tour:

  • Aksarai Palace.
  • Jahangir's and Umar-Sheikh Mausoleum (Tamerlane's sons).
  • Dor-ut-Tilovat mausoleum (Tamerlane's father is buried there).
  • Kok-Gumbaz Mosque.

11:30 Drive back to Samarkand. Stop for lunch on the mountain pass. We will try the mutton which is excellently baked in the tandoor - "Tandyr-gusht".

20191118_102211 Samarkand-Shakhrisabz. On the way to Shakhrisabz. Shakhrisabz. Aksaray.

16:20 Arrival to Samarkand railway station.

17:00 Departure by "Afrosiab" high-speed train to Tashkent (2 h. 10 min.).

19:10 Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to hotel. Dinner. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 7
Tashkent

The program for this day depends on the timing of your departure flight.

Transfer to the airport. End of a tour.

If wished the tour program can be tailored to your interests.

This is customized tour. Price for the tour will be set after discussing all details with you.

 

Tour price includes:

  • Tashkent-Bukhara, Bukhara-Samarkand, Samarkand-Tashkent train tickets.
  • All transfers: ground transportation by car/minivan/bus.
  • Single/double room accommodation in hotel (breakfast is included)
  • Tour guide services.

 

Tour price excludes:

  • Lunches and dinners.
  • Entrance tickets to the museums, mausoleums and other sites.

 

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