This is a classical tour, which will help you to get acquainted to Oriental culture, rich history of Uzbekistan, more then 2500 years of history of the most ancient cities of Central Asia. The cities, which you are going to visit choosing this itinerary, are really known as eastern pearls: Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Tashkent, Urgench. All of these cities where the capitals of powerful and mighty states and empires in different periods of history, and you can still find the traces of these states and empires today.
Day 1: Tashknet. Arrival to Tashkent, meeting at the airport. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel, free time, rest. Sightseeing in Tashkent (Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kukeldash madrassah, Barak-Khan madrassah, Old bazaar). Overnight. Includes: (L). (D).
Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva. Flight to Urgench. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel. Sightseeing in Khiva (Islam Hoja madrassah, Kalta Minor tower, Pahlavan Mohammed mausoleum, ruins of old palace). Overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara. Departure to Bukhara by coach (500km). Arrival and accommodation at the hotel, free time. Overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Bukhara. Excursion in Bukhara (Minaret Kalyan, fortress of Bukhara rulers, Ismail Samani's mausoleum, Labi Khauz, Bolo Khauz ensemble). Overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand. Continuation of s/s in Bukhara. Transfer to Samarkand by coach (300km). Arrival to Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel. Overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Samarkand. Sightseeing in Samarkand (Afrosiab Archaeological Museum, Ulugbek Observatory, History Museum, Shahi-Zinda Necropolis, Bibi-Khanim, Siyob Bazaar), folklore show at the Madrassah. Overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent. Transfer to Tashkent by coach (300km). Arrival in Tashkent, Transfer to airport. Final flight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
The price is given for a group of 25 persons, 2 tourists are served free of charge. Accommodation in private guest house, on the base of twin room.
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