Culture & Adventure

CULTURE AND ADVENTURE

7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Places: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva
  • Activities: culture, heritage
  • Best time: April-June, September-October
  • Accommodation: 4*
  • Group size: any

DAYS

ITINERARY

Day 1

06:20 – Arrival to the Tashkent International airport. Our company representative, guide and bus drivers will meet the group at the airport, and transfer to the hotel.
08:30 – Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.  Free time for resting after the long flight.  
12:00 – Transfer to the local restaurant for a Welcome lunch. Here our guest will receive the gifts from our company (traditional Uzbek scarf).
13:00 – City tour around Tashkent  
19:00 –Dinner at the local restaurant.  
After the dinner transfer to the hotel.  
Overnight in Tashkent.

IN TASHKENT: Khazret-Imam mosque | Amir Temur Square | Independence Square | Museum of Timurids, Art Museum. 

Day 2

Early breakfast at the hotel. 
05:30 – Transfer to the airport.  
07:00 – Departure from Tashkent to Urgench with HY51.  
08:40 – Arrival to Urgench airport. Transfer to Khiva (30km). Sightseeing tour in Ichan-Kala, which is included in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE.  
13:00 – Lunch. Continue of city tour.  
19:00 – Dinner at the local restaurant, with the local dance performance.   
Transfer and accommodation to the hotel.  Overnight in Khiva.

IN KHIVA: Pakhlavan Makhmud | Djuma Mosque and Minaret | Islam-Khodja Madrassah and Minaret | Kalta-Minor Minaret | Kunya-Ark | Ak-Sheikh-bobo | Mosque of Allakuli-khan | Muhammad Amin-khan | Madrassah of Muhammad Rakhim khan | Madrassah of Shirgazi-khan | Palvan-Darvaza Gate | Tash-hauli (palace of Allakuli-khan) 

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 – Departure to Bukhara by car/bus. (500km 7-8 hours). Bukhara is also included in the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE list.  
On the way to Bukhara stop and lunch.  
Arrival to Bukhara.  
Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.  
19:00 – Special cultural evening with dinner at “Nodira Devon Begi” with traditional music folk dance and fashion show.
Overnight in Bukhara. 

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 – Sightseeing tour in Bukhara.  
13:00 – Lunch at the national house.   Continue sightseeing tour in Bukhara including shopping at the ancient Trading domes.
18:00 – Dinner at the traditional national house including master class of Bukhara pilaf preparing. Free time. 
Overnight in Bukhara.

IN BUKHARA: Ark fortress | Bolo-Hauz ensemble | Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Beghi | Lyabi-Hauz ensemble | Madrassah of Abdulaziz-khan | Miri-Arab Madrassah | Poi-Kalyan ensemble | Trading domes of Bukhara| Ulugbek Madrassa | Ismail Samani mausoleum

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. 
08:30 – Drive to Samarkand (290km).  
En route stopover at Gijduvan village visiting private pottery workshop with the master class of pottery preparing.  
13:00 – Arrival to Samarkand, also listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE.  
Lunch in Samarkand.  
Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.  Arrival and check-in at the hotel. 
20:00 – Dinner at the local restaurant.   
Overnight in Samarkand.

IN SAMARKAND: Gur-Emir Mausoleum | Registan Square | Shahi-Zinda complex |Bibi Khonum Mosque |Oriental Bazaar Siab. |  

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel. 
08:00 – Continue of sightseeing tour in Samarkand including shopping at the “Oriental Bazaar Siyab”. Lunch at the local restaurant.  
14:00 – Departure from Samarkand to Tashkent by busses.   
19:00  Farewell Dinner at the traditional premium restaurant. Traditional music show, dance and local DJ are the part of the Farewell Dinner.  
00:00 – Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport.  

Day 7

Tashkent–Istanbul.
02:40 – Departure from Tashkent via Istanbul by the flight TK 371.  

HOTEL OPTIONS

  • in Samarkand: Registan Plaza 4 stars or similar;
  • in Bukhara: Asia Bukhara 4 stars or similar;
  • in Khiva: Asia Khiva 4 stars or similar
  • in Tashkent: Lotte City Hotel Tashkent Palace 4stars or similar

SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Transfers to/from airport  and transportation service as per itinerary (A/C modern comfortable transport: Bus 30 seats (15-25 pax);
  • Twin/double sharing accommodation at the 4 stars hotels as per itinerary (including the breakfast);
  • Tashkent – Urgench flight ticket;
  • English/or other language speaking local guide along the route;
  • All local taxes;
  • Map of Uzbekistan;
  • Unlimited mineral water;
  • Plov cooking demonstration at Uzbek family in Bukhara;
  • Folklore national “Nadir Divan-Begi” show concert in Bukhara and performance in Khiva;
  • G’ijduvan village private pottery workshop (ceramic) with master class of pottery preparing;
  • Leading to shopping malls and shop lots;
  • Farewell Dinner including performance, show and local DJ.

OPTIONAL SERVICES

  • Consular fee for Uzbekistan visa (if applicable);
  • International air tickets;
  • Early check-in and late check-out in hotels;
  • Payment for photo and video shooting at sightseeing;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Other expenses which are not listed in the tour.
  • Alcohol beverage, coffee for lunches and dinners.
  • Tips for tour guide and drivers;

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