Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to Tashkent - the magnificent capital of Uzbekistan! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.
The rest of the day is free for you to have a good rest after your trip.
Day 2: Flight to Urgench
Following early breakfast you check out and have a transfer to the airport.
Day 2: Khiva City Tour
Upon arrival, you have a private transfer to the ancient city of Khiva, founded 2,500 years ago. As one of the Silk Road’s most important trading posts and now a World Heritage Site, it lies at the crossroads of the routes between Mongolia, Russia, China and Persia.
After check-in at your Khiva hotel, you meet your guide and start a full day sightseeing tour. During the tour you have the unique chance to discover the impressive architecture of this magnificent city, including its numerous mosques, madrassas, bazaars and minarets. Kurinish Khana dating back to 17 century, Mohammed-Amin-Khan, Palvan-Kari complex and Sho-I-Kalandar Bobo Mausoleum are among the sights you explore today.
After the tour, you return to your hotel and have a good rest.
Day 3: Transfer to Bukhara
Following breakfast, you check out and embark on a day trip to Bukhara. During the journey you have a photo stop near Oxus - the biggest river in Central Asia Amudarya.
You spend lunch time in one of oasis in the middle of Karakum desert.
Additional meal: lunch boxes
Day 3: Arrival to Bukhara
In the evening you arrive to Bukhara hotel, check in and have the rest of the day free.
Day 4: Bukhara City Tour
After breakfast you meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and start a full day sightseeing tour around the most outstanding city attractions.
Located in the middle of the Kyzylkum Desert, Bukhara has about one thousand architectural monuments recalling the golden age of the Great Silk Route. During the tour, you see Bukhara’s Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site), its famous minaret and the Labi-Hauz Ensemble by the pond.
You also explore the massive Ark Citadel, which was once the seat of government of Bukhara’s former rulers, and visit the famous Ark, a fortified residence of the Emirs of Bukhara.
Following sightseeing you enjoy the Folklore show in Bukhara city. After the show you are transferred to your hotel.
Day 5: Shahrisabz Tour & Transfer to Samarkand
In the morning you check out, meet your guide and driver and have a transfer to the green city of Shahrisabz - a UNESCO-World Heritage Site. Here you see the monumental architecture of the brutal Mongol ruler’s great palace from the 14th and 15th centuries.
After the tour and break for lunch you continue your trip.
Day 5: Arrival to Samarkand
In the evening you arrive to Samarkand, check in t your hotel and have the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 6: Tour of Samarkand & Train to Tashkent
Today you explore Samarkand - the famous historic city often described as the crossroads of culture. After breakfast you check out, meet your guide and start a sightseeing tour.
You visit such must-sees as Guri Emir - legendary mausoleum of Amir Temur and all his family members, Registan Square - the world famous complex of 3 Madrasahs and Golden mosque. The other sights on your list are Mosque Bibi Khanum – the biggest mosque ever built in Central Asia as gift of wife of Tamerlane to her husband, and traditional Siyab bazzar - the unique place where you can get acquainted with the life of Samarkand people.
After the tour and break for lunch, you are transferred to the station to board a high-speed train to Tashkent.
Day 6: Arrival
In the evening you arrive to Tashkent, meet your driver and head for the hotel for check-in. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Day 7: Tashkent City Tour
After breakfast you meet your guide and driver and start exploring the capital of Uzbekistan situated at the foot of the Tien Shan Mountains.
After break for lunch you explore the new part of the city: Independence Square, Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, Alisher Navoi theatre and Amir Temur Square.
After the tour you have the rest of the day free.
Day 8: Departure
This is the last day of your amazing Uzbekistan tour! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel, and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.
We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
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