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Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2, Uzbekistan tours 

Tours in Uzbekistan: Tour 2
Route: Tashkent - Chimgan - Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent

Day 1: Arrival Tashkent
The guide will meet you at Tashkent international airport. We will have a city tour and visit Independence square placed as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. We will walk along the local Broadway and visit Amir Timur square and see Tashkent metro. It is defined to be the most attractive subways in the world which is opened in 1977. In the afternoon you will have an opportunity to visit Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam and see madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Travelers will see the unique Othman Quran as the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 7th century. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Chimgan - Tashkent
We will drive to Chimgan Mountains. On reaching see a chair lift to walk to the top to see Beldersay peak. It is 30 min one-way. Travelers will enjoy walking and get encouragement of the beautiful nature. On the way back you will stop over at Charvak lakeside beach for entertaining on water activities (as per season). Charvak is an artificial lake in Tashkent region. In the end of the day you will back to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.   

Day 3: Tashkent - Samarkand (Morning train)
In the morning you will be transferred to railway station of Tashkent for your train to Samarkand. Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan the same as Babylon or Rome. We will see perfect sites as Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is famous for its three spectacular Madrasahs found in the 15th-17th centuries and well-thought-out to be the major highlight of Samarkand. Shakhi Zindeh has a rich collection of mausoleums found in the 11th-15th centuries (the UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his successful tour from India. Overnight is in a hotel.   

Day 4: Samarkand - Bukhara (350km, 5 hours drive)
We will travel to Bukhara. On the way, we will stop over at Gijduvan village, where you can visit private pottery workshop of Gijduvan ceramics. The skills are passed from compeers to compeers. Nowadays Gizhduvan is the sixth generation of potters from Narzullayevs family which adored Gijduvan school ceramics all over the world. Gijduvan School of ceramics is well-known by a geometric pattern. We will see green and blue colors which overawed in exaggeration of goods. The tour will be constant driving to Bukhara. On the way you will have the chance to visit commemorative complex of Al Bukhary. Al Bukhary was an Islamic scholar, who authored the hadith collection known as Sahih al Bukhari, detected by Sunni Muslims as one of the sincerest Hadith collections. When we arrive to Bukhara, overnight is in a hotel.  

Day 5: Bukhara
You will have a city tour in Bukhara. Visit the ancient citadel in Bukhara found in the 4th century - Citadel Ark. It served as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. We will see Samanids mausoleum. It is very attractive architecture of 9th -10th century. After that you will go to Chashma Ayub - Job's well and Bolo Hauz mosque. There are forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. Travelers will walk along souvenir shops and adore the national culture. The tour will be continued of going to one of the most renowned madrasahs of Bukhara as Nodir Divan Begi. It developed a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. The day will end visiting Poi Kalon complex. It is a very well-known architectural art of Bukhara which has three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries as Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 6: Bukhara - Tashkent (Evening train or flight)
In the morning you will have a sightseeing tour in the surrounding area of Bukhara. We will visit Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex which is situated few kilometers from Bukhara. It is a commemorative complex of Sufi Leader and Philosopher and reflected to be one of the Muslim pilgrimage places of Islamic world. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the divine leaders of Amir Timur. Today this complex contains of mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. Travelers will see the countryside residence of Bukhara Emirs - Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex made architectural styles. Emir called the palace in honor of his wife who died young "Star - like and moon - like Palace". Then we will drive to Sumiton village and find Chor Bakr memorial complex. It is the settlement of the dead and signifies the four sides of the earth that all people are alike. Building of the complex created in the period of the Samanids rule until the 16th century. In the evening is flight (or train transfer) to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Departure
Have a safe flight!

02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus

Price per person:
02 pax - 605 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 420 $
08 pax - 440 $
10 pax - 400 $
Single - 75 $

Early check-in - 40 $
Single early check-in - 45 $ 

Price per person:
02 pax - 780 $
04 pax - 665 $
06 pax - 595 $
08 pax - 610 $
10 pax - 575 $
Single - 155 $

Early check-in - 65 $
Single early check-in - 95 $

English speaking local guides in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara - 200 $ per group
English speaking escort guide - 410 $ per group

All dinners - 55 $
All lunches and dinners - 95 $

Entrance fees - 40 $ (*with escort guide only)

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*/ "Ramada" Hotel 4*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*/ "Diyora" Hotel 4*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*/ "Omar Khayyam" 4*
- Train tickets Tashkent - Samarkand 
- Mineral water during the tour            

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums