Uzbekistan in 12 days HL02

12 Days From £0 (1,347 USD)

Come and visit the fascinating and little explored country of Uzbekistan on this 12 day tour. Starting in the capital Tashkent you tour to Khiva, Bukhara, Nurata, Dungalak, Aydarkul lake, Shakhrisabz and Samarkand.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour
Start Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
End Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Accommodation: Hotels (3*)
Period: Apr - Oct
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

Accreditations: License issued by the National Company Uzbektourism and Number of compliance certificate.
Years In Business: 14

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation in double or twin bed room;
- Meals plan as indicated (B-breakfast, L-Lunch & D-dinner);
- Arrival and departure transfers;
- All sightseeing as per the itinerary;
- Entrance fees to monuments and cultural events;
- All over land transportation by transport with air condition;
- Visa support to Uzbekistan;
- Escort touring guide for whole tour itinerary;
- One bottle mineral water (1,5 liter) per person every day.

Excludes
- Air ticket Tashkent – Urgench 96 US$ p. person (Y class);
-Early check-in and late check out from the hotels;
- Visa cost;
- Personal spending money;
- Luggage in excess of 20 kg (44lbs);
- Travel insurance;
- Tips for driver and local guide;
- Video & photo camera charges during sightseeing

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Tashkent (D) Arrive to Tashkent, meet in airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing information about tour and welcome dinner at hotel.
Day 02. Tashkent – Urgench - Khiva (B, D) Morning beginning guided tour Tashkent visits (old part) Hast Imam Square, Kaffal Sashi Mausoleum, Barak-Khan Madrassah where the world's oldest the Uthman Qur'an is kept, Juma Mosque, Tillya Sheikh Mosque Kukeldash Madrassah and Chorsu bazaar. Late afternoon transfer to airport flight to Urgench (flight HY1057 dep at 18:00 arr at 19:40), on arrival transfer to Khiva (30 km), the fairy-tale like oriental town. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03. Khiva (B, D + folk show) 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
Day 04. Khiva - Bukhara (B, D) Drive between the Kara-Kum (black sands) and the Kyzyl-Kum (red sands) deserts to Bukhara, en route stop to see the Amudarya River, known to many western explorers as the Oxus. Arrive in Bukhara & check-in to the hotel. Dinner in Lyabi Hauz restaurant.
Day 05. Bukhara (B, D + folk show) 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 06. Bukhara (B, D) Today visits Mausoleum of Bahouddin Naqshband, Summer Palace of last Emirs Sitorai Mokhi Khosa and Chor Bakr necropolis. Afternoon is free. Dinner in local house.
Day 07. Bukhara – Nurata - Dungalak (B, L, D) Morning drive to Nurata with a visit on the way to Sheikh Nuri tomb and Namozgoh Mosque. After lunch at a local house continue to the Kazakh village of Dungalak. Enjoy a camel ride in Kyzyl Kum desert. Dinner in camping site and overnight in yurts (nomadic felt tents, very basic).
Day 08. Dungalak – Aydarkul lake - Samarkand (B, L, D) Morning drive to Aydarkul lake, here you have opportunities for swimming, soft trekking and bird watching’s after picnic lunch depart to Samarkand, often called the
Day 09. Samarkand (B, D) Full day guided tour Samarkand visits Ensemble of Registan: (Ulugbek, Sher Dor and Tillya Kari Madrasah's), Gur-Emir Mausoleum (graves of Tamerlane and his descendants), Rukhobod Mausoleum, Aksaray Mausoleum, 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. Dinner in local house.
Day 10. Samarkand – Shakhrisabz – Samarkand (B, D) Day trip to Shakhrizab hometown of Tamerlane. Drive along a beautiful mountain road and remote local villages where people use donkeys as means of transportation. During of the tour you will visits remnants of Ak-Sarai Palace, Bazaar of Shakhrisabz, Kok-Gumbas Mosque, Khazret-Imam Mosque (Dorut Tilyavat ensemble, XIV century) and Gumbazi-Seidan Mausoleum (Dorus-Siadat ensemble, XIV century). Return to Samarkand for dinner and overnight.
Day 11. Samarkand – Tashkent (B, D) Drive to Tashkent, en route visit Al-Imam Bukhary complex. Afternoon guided tour Tashkent visits (new part) Mustaqillik Square (Independence Square), Museum of Fine and Applied Arts, Theatre Square, Amir Temur Square, Monument to Courage, Bunyodkor Square (former Halklar Dustligi Square) with Abul Kasim Madrassah and Tashkent metro station. Farewell dinner in local restaurant.
Day 12. Tashkent (B) Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.