Discover Uzbekistan on a 5 day trip along Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Khiva - the cultural cradle cities of Central
Asia. Dicover fascinating architectural, historical monuments and friendly, hospitable locals which are amongst the best things to experience in this country.
Day 1 : Arrival in Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent International Airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. Rest at the hotel after arrival before lunch. Go on an exciting panoramic tour in Tashkent to the Mustakillik Square (Independence Square), Amir Temur Square and pay a visit to Tashkent's undergrounf “Metro” at Chorsu Bazar. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant followed by some shopping at MEA Mall Planet. End your day with Dinner at an Indian restaurant and a Belly Dance show program (Uzbekistan's national dance). Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 2 : Tashkent - Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel followed by morning transfer to the railway station for your train to Samarkand by train. Upon your arrival in Samarkand, meet your guide and and proceed on a sightseeing tour outside of Samarkand city. Along the way, visit Mosque and Tomb of Khodja Ubaydulla Akhror. Visit the complex of Imam-al Bukhariy and return to Samarkand city. Have lunch and continue your tour to Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Registan Ensemble (including Ulugbek), Shir Dor, Tillya-Kari Madrasahs, local bazaar “Siyab”. End the day with dinner and stay a night in Samarkand.
Day 3 : Samarkand - City tour
Have breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, you will visit the architectural complex Chakhi-Zinda (11-15thc), and Khodja Daniyar mausoleum. Stop by the observatory of Ulugbek, a carpet factory - Khuddam and the workshop of Konigil which manufactures Samarkand silk paper. Enjoy delicious food at dinner after which you will return to the hotel.
Day 4 : Samarkand - Bukhara
Have an early breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel for the transfer to the railway station. Depart to Bukhara and go for a sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit the Citadel Ark, Minaret Kalon, Kalon mosque. Have lunch followed by transfer to the hotel for check-in. Continue sightseeing to the Mausoleum Ismail Samani, Chashmai Ayyub, Bolo Khauz Mosque, Madrassah of Mir Arab (built in 16 Century and still in use today), Tim of Abdulla-Khan (known for its carpet), Toki Telpak Furushon, Toki Sarrafon, TokiZargaron (domes of jewelers built in 15-16 Century), Madrassah of Ulughbek, Madrassah of Kukaldosh, Hanaka and Madrassah Nadir Divan Begui, and Lyabi Khauz Ensemble. Have dinner with national folklore in Nadir Divan-Begi madrassah-restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 5 : Bukhara - Departure from Tashkent
Have breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for a trip out of the city where you will visit the Bakhouddin Nakshband mausoleum, Emir’s Summer Residence Sitorai Mohi-Khosa, memorial necropolis Chor Bakr. Transfer to railway station for departure to Tashkent. Drop by Megamall for shopping before your flight. Transfer to Tashkent International Airport. Departure from Tashkent.