Cultural Tours to Uzbekistan 2020-2021
Cultural Tour to Uzbekistan: Discover the history and heritage of Uzbekistan. Visit the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia - Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz and Tashkent. Explore local culture and traditions and enjoy the hospitality of Uzbekistan people.
Tour itinerary:Tour duration: 7 days/6 nights
Tour date: Flexible
Tour type: Private
Tour itinerary: Tashkent-Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand-Bukhara-Khiva-Tashkent
Tour language: English, German, Russian, French, Chinese, Korean, Japan
Day 1: ...- Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)
Arrive in Tashkent. AFROSIAB TRAVEL driver will meet you at the Tashkent International Airport and transfer you to the hotel (Check in from 14:00). Start sightseeing from the Old City part of Tashkent. Visit Khast Imam - a cultic architectural complex and the religious center of Tashkent where the world famous Uthman Quran has been preserved. Khast Imam complex consists of Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tillya Sheikh Mosque, Muyi Muborak Madrasah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, New Khazrati Imam Mosque and the Muftiate building. Drive to Chorsu Bazaar. After exploring the bazaar visit the State Museum of Applied Art to see priceless samples of applied art created by golden hands of masters from the first half of XIX century up to the present time. Have a short Tashkent metro ride from "Kosmonavtlar" station to "Mustakallik Maydoni" station. Visit Independence Square, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre, Amir Temur Square and Museum, "Broadway" street where some street artists and painters display their original artworks (there are many shopping centers, fashion shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes are located on and around the Broadway) and Monument of Courage. Drop off at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent-Samarkand (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)
07:30 Transfer to Samarkand by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
09:38 Arrive in Samarkand and start sightseeing. Visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum, "The Pearl of Central Asia" - Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque and Siab Bazaar. Luxury Plov for lunch will be arranged by AFROSIAB TRAVEL. Visit Khazrat Khizr Mosque, Mausoleum of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Ulughbek Observatory, Mausoleum of Saint Daniel. Visit the "Meros" paper mill in Konigil village. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand (Sightseeing tour duration: 5-6 hours)
09:00 Transfer to Shakhrisabz (85 km). Drive through the Aman-Kutan Gorge and Takhta-Karacha Mountain Pass. On the way stop to take a view at Teshiktosh (Stone with hole). The film "Apachen" (1973) was shot on this location - an area that looks incredibly like the American Southwest. Short stop at the top of the mountain pass. There is a tiny market where some local dried fruits can be bought.
11:00 Arrive in Shakhrisabz. Visit Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Saodat Memorial Complex, remains of Ak Saray Palace, Kok Gumbaz Mosque.
17:00 Drive back to Samarkand. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand-Bukhara (Sightseeing tour duration: 6 hours)
08:40 Transfer to the train station.
09:43 Transfer to Bukhara by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
11:17 Arrive in Bukhara. Leave your luggage in the hotel and start your walking sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, Trade domes, Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasahs, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Chashma-Ayub and Ismail Samani mausoleums. AFROSIAB TRAVEL will arrange a dinner at Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah Restaurant where you can enjoy Traditional Dance Show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara-Khiva (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)
09:00 Countryside sightseeing. Visit summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir - Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa, Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum and Chor-Bakr Necropolis. Lunch.
14:00 Drive to Khiva.
20:30 Arrive in Khiva. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Khiva-Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)
Day 7: Tashkent-...
11:00 Check out. Free time.
Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport according to the flight time
Uzbekistan Cultural Tour Photos:
|Number of people||Vehicle type|
|1-2||Sedan car with a/c (Chevrolet Lacetti 2016, Chevrolet Cobalt 2016),
MPV car with a/c (Orlando Chevrolet 2016)
|3-8||Crossover with a/c (Captiva Chevrolet 2018),
Minivan with a/c (Hyundai Grand Starex 2016, Toyota Hiace 2016)
Accommodation in Tashkent:
|Budget||Trip.Le, Art Hostel, Topchan Hostel or similar|
|Economy||Rohat, Uzbekistan, Shodlik Palace or similar|
|Standard||Daniel Hill, The Royal Mezbon or similar|
Accommodation in Bukhara:
|Budget option||Abu Shakheen Guest House, Hotel Shams, Breshim or similar|
|Standard option||Grand Emir Residence, Devonbegi, Golden Bukhara Boutique or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Bukhara, Malika Bukhara, Omar Khayam, Zargaron Plaza or similar|
Accommodation in Samarkand:
|Budget option||B&B Emir, Jahongir Guest House, Samarkand Travel Inn or similar|
|Standard option||Arba Hotel, City, Ideal, Meros Boutique or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Samarkand, Sultan Hotel, Malika Prime, Platan, Emir Han or similar|
Accommodation in Khiva:
|Budget option||Islambek, Meros or similar|
|Standard option||Qosha Darvoza, Old Khiva, Arkanchi or similar|
|Comfort option||Malika Khiva, Orient Star, Asia Khiva, Bek Khiva or similar|
Private Tour Price
|Tour price per person in 2019-2020 (USD/EUR/GBP)|
|Number of people||Budget option||Standard option||Comfort option|
Why AFROSIAB TRAVEL?
|Price does not include||
NO HIDDEN FEES
|PARTIAL PREPAYMENT TO BOOK|
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