Kuala Lumpur - Tashkent - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent - Kuala Lumpur
Spring - Summer - Fall
Day 1. WED
Kuala Lumpur - Tashkent
Depart Kuala Lumpur by Uzbekistan Airways flight HY552.
Day 2, THU
Tashkent - Bukhara
03:20 Arrival in Tashkent Airport
Meeting with guide and transfer to domestic airport by bus. 07:30 Flight to Bukhara HY-021. 09:15 Arrival in Bukhara. Transfer to hotel.
Start city tour along the old part of Bukhara (7 hours):
Visit to the Mausoleum of Samanids, Bolo Hauz Mosque and the Ark Fortress – the oldest citadel dating back to I century BC, Poi Kalon Square with Kalon Minaret and Mosque, Mir Arab Madrassah. There are three trading domes or so called covered bazaars preserved from the XVI century and these bazaars were the centers for silk, jewelry trade and economic-cultural exchange. Today as well, one can enjoy and purchase different souvenirs of a wide range, from small magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets.
Excursion also includes visiting Ulughbek and Abdulazizkhan Madrassahs, Abdullakhan’s Tim, Caravanserai Sayfuddin (the Center of Handicraft Development of Bukhara), Magoki Attari Mosque, Lyabi Hauz (Nadir Divanbegi Madrassah, Khanaka, Kukeldash Madrassah and the monument of Khodja Nasreddin).
Free time. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3. FRI
Continue city tour in Bukhara. Countryside trip: visiting to Bakhauddin Naqshbandi mausoleum (the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi Spiritual order). Also visiting last Bukhara's Emirs summer residence "Sitorai-Mokhi-Khossa". Back to Bukhara.
P.M. time for shopping. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. SAT
Bukhara - Samarkand
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Samarkand by bus (4-5 hours). Arrival in Samarkand. Check in the hotel. Free time. Overnight in Samarkand.