Uzbekistan

Classic Tour

Uzbekistan – Classic

Summary

Type: Classic Tour

Duration: 11 Days

Best Time to Travel: 

Places you'll discover

Bukhara
Ferghana
Khiva
Samarkand
Tashkent



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    Uzbekistan – Classic - Itinerary

    Uzbekistan lies at the heart of the Silk Road and echoes of its former importance can be seen at the magnificent cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, the latter two effectively now open air museums. At Tashkent visit the vast covered Chorsu Bazaar and the imposing Friendship Square.

    Discover rural life in Uzbekistan at Ferghana. Khiva is a beautifully preserved old city with pale blue minarets and domes as indeed is Bukhara with its massive walls of The Ark Fortress. The centrepiece though is Samarkand and the Registan with its intricately decorated medrassas.

    Day 1

    Tashkent

    Tashkent
    In the morning

    Arrive and transfer to the hotel.

    In the afternoon

    Tour of Tashkent visiting the Hast Iman complex, Tila Shaikh Mosque, the covered Chorsu Bazaar, the imposing Friendship Square, the Navoi Theatre and Applied Arts Museum.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 2

    Tashkent – Ferghana

    In the morning

    Drive to Ferghana via the Kamchik Pass.

    In the afternoon

    Arrive in Ferghana and have a short tour around the city.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 3

    Ferghana

    In the morning

    Visit Magilan where we learn about silk making and walk through the colourful bazaar.

    In the afternoon

    Proceed to a master potter’s home / factory to see how Ferghana’s renowned pottery is created.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 4

    Ferghana – Tashkent

    Ferghana – Tashkent
    In the morning

    Excursion to Andijan, one of the oldest cities in the Ferghana Valley. Our visits include the Babur Museum and the main bazaar.

    In the evening

    Fly to Tashkent.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 5

    Tashkent – Khiva

    Tashkent – Khiva
    In the morning

    Early flight to Urgench. Drive to Khiva, a wonderfully preserved old walled city. Explore this amazing open air museum.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 6

    Khiva – Bukhara

    In the morning

    Drive through the Kizikum Desert to another magical city on the Silk Road, Bukhara.

    In the afternoon

    Arrive in Bukhara in the late afternoon.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 7

    Bukhara

    Bukhara
    In the morning

    xplore some of the old city’s best known sites including Lyabi Khauz, the towering 45m high Kalon Minaret and the Ulugbek Madrassah.

    In the afternoon

    Visit Bolo Khauz – the Emir’s mosque, the Ark and the Ismail Samani Mausoleum.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 8

    Bukhara – Samarkand

    In the morning

    Depart for Samarkand. En route, stop at Shakre Sabz, the birthplace of Tamerlane and the ruins of his former palace Ak Saroy.

    In the afternoon

    Continue to Samarkand.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 9

    Samarkand

    Samarkand
    In the morning

    A full day’s guided sightseeing of old Samarkand including the Registan, the giant Bibi Khanum Mosque and the Shahi Zinda necropolis.

    In the afternoon

    Visit the Afrosiab Museum and Ulugbek’s Observatory followed by Gur Emir, Timur’s mausoleum.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 10

    Samarkand – Tashkent

    In the morning

    Free time to explore further.

    In the afternoon

    Fast train to Tashkent.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 11

    Tashkent

    In the morning

    Transfer to Tashkent Airport for your onward flight.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Additional Information

    What's Included?

    • Room accommodation in twin share
    • Private transportation by car/ minivan
    • Experienced English speaking Uzbek guide
    • Drinking water in car / minivan
    • Daily breakfast and meals as mentioned in itinerary
    • Train tickets Tashkent – Samarkand
    • National dances and show in Bukhara
    • Entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Airport arrival and departure transfers

    What's Not Included?

    • International Flights
    • Drinks during meals
    • Optional tours
    • Uzbekistan visa
    • Any personal expenses such as laundry, hotel phone
    • Tips and gratuities

    Uzbekistan – Classic Summary

    Details

    Type: Classic

    Duration: 11 Days

    Best Time to Travel: 

    Places you'll discover

    Bukhara
    Ferghana
    Khiva
    Samarkand
    Tashkent
    FROM
    £1549
    Per person based on 2 people sharing

    Speak to our friendly Travel Experts

    01279 507 956
    Customise This Tour
     

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