Made in Uzbekistan!
We invite you to workshops of famous Uzbek craftmen. During our tour you will have an opportunity to know more about ancient technologies of producing ceramics, carpets and other unique products.
You can also take part in interesting master classes converting an ordinary clay, thread, or a pumpkin into a work of art. We are waiting for you!
Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel, check-in. Time for discussion tour program and other details with our company representative. Free-time. Overnight at the hotel.
Transfer to local airport.
07:30 Depart Tashkent by flight HY-1321
09:15 Arrival in Bukhara.
Meeting, transfer to the hotel, check-in.
Sightseeing tour of Bukhara with visiting Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo Hauz Mosque, Ark Fortress, Minorai-Kalon and Poi-Kalon Mosque, Miri-Arab Madrassah, Toki-Zargaron, Kosh Madrassah (Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan), Magoki Attari Mosque, Lyabi Hause ansemble.
A visit to three trading domes (covered bazaars). In XVI century it was the center for trade of silk, jewelry and even for money exchange. Today tourists can also buy here different souvenirs of a wide range: from small souvenir magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets.
THE FOLLOWING MASTER CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE: carpet weaving. dinner with Folk Show, medieval bath.
After breakfast transfer to Samarkand. On the way we can visit workshop of famous Uzbek pottery master Abdulla Narzullaev in Gijduvan city. Here you will have an opportunity to learn more about the process of making ceramics, take part in interesting master-classes of pottery decoration and others.
THE FOLLOWING MASTER CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE: making ceramics, ceramics decoration, suzane embroidery
Arrival in Samarkand, check in the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Sightseeing tour of Samarkand with visiting: Gur Emir Mausoleum (Tamerlan's tomb), Ruhabad Mausoleum, Registan Square (a heart of the city), Bibi-Hanum Mosque, orient bazaar Siyab, Shahi Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek’s Observatory, Mausoleum of Khodja Doniyor known as Saint Daniel.
Free-time. Overnight at the hotel.
THE FOLLOWING MASTER CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE: pumpkins decoration, Uzbek dance or bread baking.
Drive to Urgut (40 kilometers from Samarkand).
Visiting famous “Chor-Chinor” garden. There’re more than fifty chenars (over 400 years) with 16 meters in diameter. It’s fantastic place where you can enjoy beautiful nature. The garden is irrigated by the waters of the holy spring. A picnic in the garden (by request).
A visit to ceramist’s workshop, where you can get more about production of ceramics in the pottery kiln. It’s also a good opportunity for tourists to know traditional art of embroidery that is making from natural color threads. Optionally, you can participate in a workshop for the manufacture of ceramic products.
Return back to Samarkand.
Visiting Paper mill, where famous in the past Samarkand paper is produced on old formulas in a special built paper workshop in the village Konigil (10 km from Samarkand).
The production mechanisms, as in the past, are operated with the help of the water wheel, using waters of the river Siab. Here, as many centuries ago, one can see the whole process of the famous Samarkand paper production on the ancient renewed technology.
16:00 Transfer to Samarkand Railway station;
17:00 Transfer to Tashkent by "Afrosiab" fast train
19:10 Arrival in Tashkent.
Meeting and transfer to hotel, check in. Free time.
Overnight in Tashkent.
Start sightseeing tour of Tashkent with visiting old and new parts of the city: Amir Timur Square,Theatre Square, Earthquake Memorial, Independence Square, Khast Imam Square a religious center of the city consisting of the Barakkhan madrasah and the library of Islamic Literature with the Holy Koran Book of the VII century.
A visit to museum of Pumpkin, museum of Applied Art and workshop of Uzbek ceramist.
Transfer to the airport. Depart Tashkent. End of the tour.
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- Double / twin accommodation;
- Entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program ;
- Transportation services all over the tour;
- Local guides services;
- Escort-guide for the entire tour for the group more than 5 people;
- Folk show with dinner in Bukhara;
- Visa invitation letter for Uzbekistan (if necessary);
- Train tickets (in case of train journey).
- Airfare international flights;
- Video and photo shooting charge on the spots;
- Meals (lunches and dinners).