Day 1: Tashkent. Arrival to Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent–Urgench-Khiva. Early morning flight to the Urgench. Arrival to Urgench, transfer to the hotel. After short time for rest sightseeing of Khiva: Ichan Qala fortress - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where monuments Allakulikhan Madrassah, Muhammad Amin Khan Madrassah, Kalta Minor, Pakhlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Islom Khoja Minaret, Juma Mosque, Toshhovli and other monuments are located.
Day 3: Khiva-Bukhara. In the morning depart Urgench and drive to Bukhara. On the way stop to see Amudarya river. Arrival to Bukhara close to the evening. Check in to the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara. Full day sightseeing Bukhara. Sightseeing tour will include visits to the sights Ismail Samonid mausoleum (a burial place of the Samani dynasty founder Ismail Samani, 10th century), Kalon Minaret and Poi Kalon Mosque, Miri Arab Madrassa (16th century), Ulugbek Madrassa (15th century) and Abdilazizkhan Madrassa (17th century) and other monuments. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Bukhara-Samarkand. In the first half of the day continue sightseeing Bukhara: Ark Fortress (a home to the rulers of Bukhara), Museums inside Ark Fortress. In the afternoon depart Bukhara and drive to Samarkand. Arrival to Samarkand, transfer to the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand. Full day sightseeing Samarkand which will include: famous Registan Square (with Madrassa Sherdor 17th century, Tilla Kori and Ulugbek 15th century), Shokhi Zinda Nekropole (important pilgrimage place in Samarkand), remains of grandiose Bibi Khanum Mosque, Gur Emir-Mausoleum (where conqueror Amir Temur (Tamerlane), his two sons and two grandsons are buried, 15th century), Ulugbek Observatory. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Samarkand-Tashkent. In the morning continue sightseeing Samarkand. In the afternoon depart Samarkand and drive to Tashkent. Arrival to Tashkent transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing program in Tashkent.
Day 8: Tashkent-Bishkek. Transfer to the airport, flight to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour in Bishkek, visit: Ala-Too Square, Philharmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square.
Day 9: Bishkek-Issyk-Kul. After breakfast transfer Bishkek–Issyk-Kul. On the way visit Burana tower at the place of the ancient city Balasagyn (XI-XIII). Arrival to Issyk-Kul lake, check in to the hotel.
Day 10: Bishkek-Issyk-Kul. Drive to Karakol. Visit the wooden Russian orthodox church, the Dungan Mosque and the Prezhevalsky Museum. Overnight in Karakol.
Day 11: Karakol-Tamga. After breakfast drive to Tamga. On the way visit Jety-Oguz gorge where one can do horse back riding or hiking. Lunch-picnic. Drive further to Tamga village. Dinner and accommodation in guest house.
Day 12: Tamga-Bishkek. Return to Bishkek. Lunch on the way. Arrival to Bishkek, transfer to the hotel.
Day 13: Bishkek departure. End of the tour. Transfer to the airport, departure.
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