Tour across Uzbekistan Historical tour VIII: The Legends of the Great Silk Road (16 Days/15 Nights)
- Historical tours
Travel itinerary: Tashkent - Nukus - Khiva - Bukhara - Gijduvan - Nurota - Aydarkul - Samarkand - Shahrisabz - Samarkand - Tashkent - Kokand - Rishtan - Ferghana - Margilan - Tashkent - Chimgan (Mountains) - Tashkent
Duration: 16 days, 15 nights
Kind of route: Airway and motor coach tour
Places of visit (nights): Tashkent (4), Nukus (1) - Khiva (2) - Bukhara (3) - Gijduvan - Nurota (1) -Samarkand (3) and Ferghana (1) - Kokand - Rishtan- Margilan - Chimgan (Mountains)
Best time to travel: From march to november
Accommodation: Single or double accommodations in hotels
Description: Traveling in major tourist cities of Uzbekistan. Tour package consists of historical components, ceramic art, nature, best 15 days tour package for visiting the memorial complexes of Nukus (near to Aral sea), capital of Karakalpakstan, Khiva - open air museum, holy Bukhara, legendary Samarkand, city of ceramic art - Gijduvan Ceramic Studio, Kyzilkum sand desert - Nurota city and Yurts, Aydarkul Lake, homeland of Amir Temur (Tamerlan) - Shahrisabz, Pearl of Uzbekistan - Ferghana Valley, Ceramic Studio in Rishtan, Kokand - former capital of Kokand Khanate, Chimgan Mountains and Resorts and, Tashkent.
Tashkent: Visiting Old part of the city: Khazrat-Imam Complex including Madrasseh Barak-Khan (XVI c.); Jami Mosque (XIX c.); Mausoleum of Kaffal-Shoshi (XV c.). Madrasseh of Kukeldash (XV c.). Modern part of the city: visiting Museum of Applied Arts, Amir Temur square,Amir Temur museum, Opera and Ballet Theater named after Alisher Navoi, Tashkent Broadway - Sayilgoh
Nukus: State Arts Museum of republic of Karakalpakstan named after I. V. Savitskiy (Unique thesaurus) and others.
Khiva: Full day of fascinating program in Ichan- Qala.
Bukhara: Visiting Ark Fortress (VII-XIX); Mausoleum of Ismail Samani (X), Medrese of Ulugbek (1417), Poi-Kalyan Complex including: Minaret of Kalyan (XII), Medrese of Mir-Arab (XVI), Kalyan Mosque (XV); Taki-Zargaron Dome Bazar (XVI), Demonstration of silk production and materials, Lyabi-Khauz Mosque (XVI-XVII), Chor-Minor Medrese (1807), Visiting Sitorai Mokhi Hosa Palace (XIX-XX) and others.
Gijduvan: Visiting: Famous ceramist studio.
Samarkand: Visiting Registan square including: Madrasseh of Ulugbek (XIV), Sherdor Madrasseh (XVII) and Tillya Kari Madrasseh (XVII); Gur-Emir Mausoleum (XV c.), Ulughbek's Observatory (XV.), Bibi Khanum Mosque (XV c.), Shakhi Zinda Mausoleum (XII-XVI cc.) and others.
Shahrisabz: Visiting: Ak- Saray Palace (14-15cc.), Darus-Saadat, Dorut-Tillavat Complexes (14-16cc.), Ulugbek's Gumbazi- Seyidan Makbarat, Kok- Gumbaz Mosque (15 cc.)
Nurota: Excursion program over Nurata: the Mosque of Brothers Khasan and Khusayn (15 - 17th c.), Sheikh Khasan Nuri Madrasah, Namazgokha Mosque (16th c.), ruins of ancient fortress.
Departure to Sarmish, wall paintings IV- III centuries BC.
Aydarkul: Bird watching and fishing at the Aydarkul Lake, be witness of scaling, cooking of delicious fish and enjoy fresh air.
Ferghana Valley: cities: Margilan - Visit of modern and handicraft silk manufacture, Kokand - Norbute-Biya Madrasseh (18-19 cc.), juma Mosque (19 cc.), DakhmaOi-Shokhon Mausoleum (18-19 cc.), Khudayar-Khana Palace (18-19 cc.), Klich-Mazar Mausoleum and Cemetery (18 cc.), Dakhma-i-Shokhon burial-vault (18-19 cc.). Rishtan- ceramic Studio
Chimgan: Horse riding and rope- way near Chimgan mountains.
Table of days:
|№||Day by day itinerary|
|01||Arrival in Tashkent
Meeting at the airport
Transfer to the hotel
Overnight in Tashkent
Tashkent - Nukus
Khiva - Bukhara
Bukhara - Gijduvan - Nurota - Aydarkul
Aydarkul - Nurota - Samarkand
08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 - Full day excursion program over Samarkand. "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.
Visiting Registan square including: Madrasseh of Ulugbek (XIV), Sherdor Madrasseh (XVII) and Tillya Kari Madrasseh (XVII), Gur-Emir Mausoleum (XV c.),Rukhabad Mausoleum (1380s)
13:00 - Lunch.
14:00 - Continuation of excursion: Visiting Ulughbek's Observatory (XV.), Afrosiab Museum, Shakhi Zinda Mausoleum (XII-XVI cc).
Overnight in Samarkand
|11||Samarkand - Shahrisabz - Samarkand
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel
09:00 Departure to Shahrisabz
10:30 Arrival in Shahrisabz
11:00 Excursion program over Shakhrisabz: Ak-Saray Palace (14-15 cc.), Darus-Saodat, Dorut-Tillavat Complexes (15-16 cc.), Ulugbek's Gumbazi-Seyidan Makbarat, Kok-Cumbaz Mosque (15 cc.).
14:00 Driving back to Samarkand
16:00 Arrival in Samarkand, visiting Bibi- Khanum mosque and world famous Siyab Bazaar (oriental Market)
Overnight in Samarkand
|12||Samarkand - Tashkent
09:00 Departure to Tashkent (350 km)
13:00 Arrival in Tashkent accommodation at hotel
14:30 Free time
Overnight in Tashkent.
|13||Tashkent - Kokand - Rishtan - Ferghana Check out
08:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00 Departure to Ferghana via Kokand and Rishtan (300 km) (by request will be organized transfer by air)
12:00 Arrival in Kokand
13:30 Excursion program in Kokand. Sightseeing program: Norbute-Biya Madrasseh (18-19 cc.), juma Mosque (19 cc.), Dakhma-i-Shokhon Mausoleum (18-19 cc.), Khudayar-Khana Palace (18-19 cc.), Klich-Mazar Mausoleum and Cemetery (18 cc.), Dakhma-i-Shokhon burial-vault (18-19 cc.).
15:30 Departure to Rishtan
16:00 Excursion program over Rishtan - ceramic Studio
17:00 Departure to Ferghana
18:00 Arrival in Ferghana, accommodation at hotel
Overnight in Ferghana
|14||Ferghana - Margilan - Tashkent Check-out
09:00 Departure to Margilan (30 km)
10:00 Arrival in Margilan. Excursion program over Margilan: "Margilan - Silk city". Visit of modern and handicraft silk manufactures.
13:30 Departure to Tashkent
18:30 Arrival in Tashkent, accommodation at hotel.
Overnight in Tashkent
|15||Tashkent - Chimgan -Tashkent
09:00 Coach trip to Chimgan mountains. Horse riding and rope- way walking near
13:00 Lunch in open air.
14:00 Continuation of excursion in mountains.
17:00 Departure to Tashkent
18:30 Arrival at hotel
19:00 Farewell dinner (by request)
Overnight in Tashkent
Transfer to the airport, seeing off.
End of the tour
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Standard tour price includes:
3. Transportation with A/C, according to your choice in tour request form - throughout the whole trip;
4. Sightseeing tour program in all cities, including entrance fees to sights, museums, mausoleums, except camera/video fees;
5. Airplane tickets for internal flights;
6. Visa support.
7. Local guide in each city.
Tour price does not include:
1. Escort guide.
2. Lunches and dinners.
3. Hotel charges for additional services;
4. Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance Visa;
5. International airfares;
6. Personal insurance and any items not mentioned above.