Cultural Uzbekistan Tour
09:20 Fly from KL to Changi;
11:45 Departure from Changi airport by Uzbekistan Airways flight HY 552;
16:50 Arrival in Tashkent.
Meet and transfer to the hotel. Resting time. Dinner at local restaurant.
Transfer to local airport.
07:00 Flight to Urgench (Uzbekistan Airways HY1051)
08:40 Arrival in Urgench Airport. Transfer to Khiva (30 km). Hotel check-in.
After short rest sightseeing tour in the old part of Khiva – Ichan Kala known as "Inner town". Ichan Kala is the biggest open-air museum in Central Asia and consists of the following architectural monuments: Ata Darbaza (West Gate), Kunya Ark, Muhammad Rakhim-Khan Madrassa, Muhammad Aminkhan Madrassa, Kalta Minor Minaret, Jome Mosque and Minaret, Islam Khodja Madrassa and Minaret, Said Alauddin Mausoleum, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, the last Khiva Khan Allakulikhan’s Madrassa and Tosh Hovli Palace where was the harem with 40 concubines, Caravanserai and Tim Allakulikhan.
Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to Bukhara via the Kizil Kum desert (475 км). On the way stop to see Amudarya River. Arrival in Bukhara in the afternoon, check-in the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
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 ensemble.
A visit to three trading domes (covered bazaars). In the 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.
Dinner with folk show in Nadir Divanbegi Madrassah. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz city.
It's one of the oldest cities in the world - according to some facts, human settlements had been existing by 1700 BC. in this place.
Excursion tour in Shakhrisabz includes visiting Ak Saray Palace, mausoleum of Dorus-Sadat (Dorus Saodat, "The Place of Power", XIV century), ensemble Dorus-Tilyavat ("Blue Mosque", XIV century), elegant mausoleum Gumbazi-Seyidon (XVI century, the descendants of Ulugbek are buried here) and others.
Arrival in Samarkand. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Visit the famous Registan Square – heart of Samarkand and real masterpiece of Central Asian medieval architecture, consists of three grandiose buildings: Ulughbek Madrassa, Madrassa Sherdor and Madrassa Tilla Kori. Gur Emir Mausoleum – a burial vault of Timurids dynasty; Bibi Khanim Mosque – the biggest medieval building in the city; Shahi Zinda Necropolis – unique complex of Mausoleums; Ulugbek’s Observatory – one of the most important astronomical centers, Samarkand bazaar – Siyab.
16:00 Transfer to Samarkand Railway station;
17:00 Transfer to Tashkent by "Afrasiab" high-speed train.
19:10 Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting and transfer to hotel, check in.
Free time. Overnight in Tashkent.
Sightseeing tour of Tashkent begins with visiting old part of the city: Architectural complex Khast Imam (Mausoleum of imam Kaffal al-Shashi, Barak-khan Madrassah, Tellya Sheikh Madrassah, Mui-Mubarak Madrassah, Juma Mosque, Imam Ismail al-Bukhari Islamic Institute), Hadra square, Kukeldash Medressa, bazaar Chorsu.
Continue excursion around the European part of the city: Amir Timur Square, Theatre Square, Independence Square, Monument of Courage and Memorial to the Victims of Repression.
Tasting famous national dish of Uzbekistan - PLOV.
Тransfer to the airport.
21:15 Depart Tashkent by flight HY-551
End of the tour.
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- Hotel accommodation in twin sharing rooms;
- Full board;
- All entrance fees to the monuments and museums;
- Full transportation service on vehicles with a/c;
- English speaking Escort-guide for the entire tour;
- Train tickets for bullet train;
- 1L still water each person every day;
- Visa invitation letter for Uzbekistan (if necessary)
- Air tickets;
- Fees for the use of photo and video cameras at the monuments