Classical Uzbekistan

8 days / 7 nights

Girl in Uzbeikin National dress in Tashkent

Girl in Uzbeikin National dress in Tashkent

Day 1 Arrival to Tashkent

Arrival to Tashkent ,passing border, customs procedures (around 1 hour).
Meeting & greeting group, transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2 Tashkent

Tashkent, one of the largest ancient cities in Central Asia, capital of Uzbekistan. In Uzbek, Tashkent means “the Stone City” and is also known as a city of striking contrasts. You will see both old and modern city.
Excursion program over Tashkent: Khazrat-Imam Complex including: Madressah Barak-Khan (XVI cc), Jami Mosque (XIX cc), Mausoleum of KaffalShoshi (XVcc).
Visit of National museum of History of Uzbekistan
Visit of oriental bazaar
Overnight in Khiva.

Day 3 Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva

Tashkent Uzbekistan

Tashkent Uzbekistan

Transfer to Tashkent domestic airport.
Departure to Urgench.Arrival to Urgench.
Meeting at the airport. Drive to Khiva (30 km). Arrival to Khiva. Transfer to hotel. Accommodation.
History of Khoresm dates so long back to ancient times that only few civilizations can equal its age.
You will see palaces with the rich mosaic, unique beautiful minarets, madrasahs and mosques
Excursion over Khiva: Ichan-Kala architectural ensemble – „Museum under the open sky“.
Tosh-Khowli Palace (Harem) (1830-1836), Kunya-Ark Fortress (1868-1888), Kalta-Minor Minaret (1855), Complex of Alla-Kuli Khan (XIII-XVIII), Juma Mosque and Minaret (XII-XX), Medrese of Abdulla-Khan (1865), Mausoleum of Said Alautdin (XIV), Medrese of Mukhamad Amin-Khan (XIX), Walls of Ichan-Kala (XVIII-XIX). (Architectural complex of Ichan-Kala is a mini town and excursion is held inside of Ichan-Kala by walk). Dinner in medrese with folklore performance (Turkmen and Khorezm style local music and dances).
Overnight in Khiva.

Khiva Uzbekistan

Khiva Uzbekistan

Day 4 Khiva – Urgench – Bukhara

Check-out.Free time for shopping.
14:00 Departure for excursion to Ola Uilik (XI-XII c) – Turkmen’s fortress of “UlliKhavli” historical memory Gaibu village (36 km from Khiva, near Urgench). Here is possible to see rams fighting and palvans (wrestlers) fighting, cook of national bread. Riding on bullock-cart around the fortress (107m x 65 m)
Dinner in yurt in Ola Uilik.
Transfer to Urgench airport (30 km)
Departure to Bukhara
Arrival to Bukhara. Transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Overnight in Bukhara

Day 5 Bukhara

As mentioned in the holy Avesta book Bukhara is one of the most ancient Uzbek towns built on the sacred hill of spring time offerings put by Zoroastrians. The name ” Bukhara ” is derived from Sanskrit denoting “temple, cloister”. This city was once a big commercial centre on the Great Silk Road
All day visit in Bukhara
Bukhara preserved its treasures of architecture of the pre-Mongol period.
Thus often the City of Bukhara is considered as a Museum in itself.
Complex “Poi Kalon” (“Beneath the Great”): “Kalyan Minaret” – the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th c), “Kalyan Mosque”- its area of 130×80 m surpasses Bibi-Khanym mosque in Samarkand, “Miri Arab Madrassah” – active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c), “TakiZargaron” – the dome of jewelers (15-16th cc), “UlugbegMadrassah” – one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by grandson of Tamerlan – Ulugbeg (15th c), “Abdulaziz-khan Madrassah” – a traditional madrassah with 2 floors of hudjras and a mosque on the central axis ( mid. of 17th c), “Tim of Abdullah-Khan madrassah” (1588-1590), atlas shops, “Magoki-Attari Mosque” – the most ancient mosque in Bukhara (12th

Bukhara Uzbekistan

Bukhara Uzbekistan

c) is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture, “Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Beghi” – a massive rectangular structure that was a place for the refuge and meditation of Sufis (17th c), “KukeldashMadrassah” (16th c) – one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, “Lyabi-Hauz” ensemble – the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara – is very popular among tourists (14-17th cc)
“Mausoleum of the Samanids” – the most ancient brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture (9-10th c). The mausoleum of ChashmaAyub that belongs to esteemed “places of trace” left by saints (14th c). – the legend says that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Museum of Imam Al Bukhari. “Bolo-Houz Mosque” – the only monument of medieval Bukhara (beg. of 20th c), “Ark fortress” – the center of Bukhara statehood (4th c BC), silk carpet shops
Visiting of PhayzulaHodjaev house: aperitif + theatrical folklore show and national dances and dinner in Art Café Bukhara Suzana with main course lamb on a skewer and classical music.
Overnight in Bukhara

Day 6 Bukhara – Samarkand

Drive to Samarkand (300 km).
Arrival to Samarkand.Accommodation at hotel.
“The town of Blue domes”: The history of Samarkand dates back to 2500 years and more from now landmarks dated back to the times of the Timur Dynasty and is of the same importance as architectural masterpieces of ancient Egypt , China , India , Greece and Rome.
Full day excursion program over Samarkand .
Visiting Registan square including: Madrasseh of Ulugbek (XIV), SherdorMadrasseh (XVII) and Tillya Kari Madrasseh (XVII), Gur-Emir Mausoleum (XV c.), Visiting Ulughbek’s Observatory (XV.), KhodjaDaniil Mausoleum, BibiKhanum Mosque (XVcc),
Visiting of El Merosi theatre. Here you can see demonstration of national costumes belonging to different epochs and theatrical performance.

Samarkand Uzbekistan

Samarkand Uzbekistan

Dinner in national house with main course plov (rice, carrot, meat). Tourists can see and participate the process of plov cooking.
Overnight in Samarkand

Day 7 Samarkand – Tashkent

Visiting ShakhiZinda Mausoleum (XII-XVI cc).
Visiting ancient settlement Afrosiyab and Afrosiyab Museum (8th BC-13th AD). Situated in the outskirts of the city, with archeological discoveries, pottery and terracotta statuettes are on the exhibit in the Afrosiyab Museum, visit to oriental market “Siyob” bazaar.
Drive to Tashkent (330 km).
Arrival to Tashkent and accommodation in hotel
Overnight in Tashkent

 

Day 8 Tashkent

Depends on your flight time, shopping or additional tours in Tashkent.

Transfer to the airport to your flight.

Price per package from £999. 00 GBP per person

Package price includes: accommodation in double/twin sharing room, HB – 2 meals a day (breakfasts and lunch or dinner ), domestic flights, transport according to the programme, English speaking driver- guide, admission fees for sightseeing spots listed in itinerary, taxes.

Price does not include: international flights, personal travel insurance, optional tips, visa fee (if required), meals not mentioned in itinerary, drinks/other personal expenses.

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Transfer to airport
Departure to London

Price per package from £999. 00 GBP

Package price includes: accommodation in double/twin sharing room, breakfasts, transport according to the programme, English speaking driver- guide, admission fees for sightseeing spots listed in itinerary, taxes.

Price does not include: international flights, personal travel insurance, optional tips, visa fee (if required), meals not mentioned in itinerary, drinks/other personal expenses.
• Single supplement upon the request.
• Deposit of 20% will be required at the time of confirmation.
Send us your enquiry to info@journeyboutique.com or call to +44(0) 1534758983 and we will be back with the offer within 24 hours, which can, to a degree, be adjusted to suit your budget.

Send us your enquiry to info@journeyboutique.com or call to +44(0) 1534758983 and we will be back with the offer within 24 hours, which can, to a degree, be adjusted to suit your budget.

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