Around Uzbekistan by train
06:30 Transfer to the railway station
07:30 Departure from Tashkent by train “Afrosiab”
11.17 Arrival in Bukhara
Sightseeing walking tour of Bukharavisiting Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo-Haus Mosque, Ark Fortress, Minorai-Kalon and Poi-Kalon Mosque, Miri-Arab Madrassah, Toki-Zargaron, Kosh Madrassah (Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan), Magoki-Attori Mosque, Lyabi-Hause ansemble.
A visit to three trading domes (covered bazaars). In XVI century it was one of the biggest trade centers in Asia famous for its silk, jewelry and money exchange. Today tourists can also buy different souvenirs of a wide range: from small souvenir magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets.
Transfer to hotel. Overnight in the hotel
Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Countryside tour
Countryside trip includes visiting the last Bukhara's Emir’s summer residence "Sitorai-Mokhi-Khossa" and Bakhauddin Naqshbandi mausoleum (the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi Spiritual order), The memorial complex of Bakhauddin Nakshbandi is considered as one of the most significant religious places of Bukhara that attracts many visitors as well as pilgrims. The memorial was rebuilt several times in XIV - each Emir of Bukhara made some architectural additions This complex impresses with its distinctive style of oriental architecture, which reflects the spirit of the Sufi Order.
Back to Bukhara. Transfer to the railroad station.
15.20 Departure from Bukhara by express train “Afrosiab”
17.00 Arrival in Samarkand
Transfer to the hotel. Check inOvernight at the hotel
Breakfast at the hotel.
12.00 Sightseeing tour of Samarkand starts with visiting: Gur-Emir Mausoleum (Tamerlan's tomb), Registan Square (a heart of the city), Bibi-Hanum Mosque, orient bazaar Siyab, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Ulugbek's Observatory, Mausoleum of Khodja Doniyor known as Saint Daniel.
22:30 Transfer to the railway station
23:40 Depart for Termez by night train
Night in the train.
10.40 Arrival in Termez
Transfer to the hotel. Breakfast.
Sightseeing city tour
Termez, one of the oldest cities in Central Asia, is located in the Surkhan Oasis, where ancient Buddhist monastery complexes coexisted along with monumental Islamic architectural masterpieces of the region. Tour around the city includes visiting Kokildor-Ota Khanaka, Sultan Saodat Ensemble, a summer residence of Samani governours Fortress Kyrk-Kyz, Zurmala – Buddha's stupa, Buddha complex Fayaz-Tepa – one of the museums in the open air under the protection of UNESCO,and Mausoleum of Al-Hakim at-Termezi,the founder of the dervishes order, an outstanding theologian who wrote numerous religious works and a leader of Islamic mysticism.
Transfer to hotel
Overnight at the hotel
10.00-13.00 Termez countryside sightseeing tour of visit to Kampyr-Tepe – Greco-Bactrian Kingdom fortress, Jarkurgan Minaret . Drive back to Termez, of picturesque views of Surkhan oasis and Friendship Bridge, which connects Uzbekistan and Afghanistan,Archaeology Museum of Termez where one can see the unique exhibits found on the territory of Termez and its surroundings.
16:30 Transfer to railway station
17:35 Depart for Tashkent by night train
Night in the train.
08.40 Arrival in Tashkent
Transfer to the cafe for breakfast.
11.00 Sightseeing tour of Tashkent begins with visiting the old part of the city: architectural complex "Khazret-Imam" (Mausoleum of Imam Kaffal al-Shashi, Barak-khan Madrassah, Tellya Sheikh Madrassah, Mui-Mubarak Madrassah, Juma Mosque, Imam Ismail al-Bukhari Islamic Institute where one can see the original Quran Osman), Kukeldash Madrassah, bazaar Chorsu. The excursion around European part of the city includes visiting : Amir Timur Square, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre , Independence Square, Monument of Courage, and Memorial to the Victims of Repression.
Transfer to the airport.
|Group||Price per 1 person|
|2 persons||$ 690|
|3-4 persons||$ 570|
|Single supplement||$ 99|
Malika Classic / Zilol Baht
OR OTHER HOTELS OF THE SAME LEVEL
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Accommodation on twin-shared hotel room, based on breakfasts;
- Entrance fees to the monuments and museums according to the program;
- Transportation services all over the tour;
- English-speaking guides (local guides in the cities);
- Extra breakfast on day 5 and day 7;
- Visa invitation letter for Uzbekistan (if necessary);
- Train tickets:
Tashkent - Bukhara (economy class)
Bukhara - Samarkand (economy class)
Samarkand - Termez (compartment 4 persons)
Termez - Tashkent (compartment 4 persons)
TOUR PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE:
- Airfare international flights;
- Early check-in or late check-out;
- Visa fee;
- Video and photo shooting charge on the spots;
- Meals (lunches and dinners).