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Navruz - New Year Holiday of the Orient (2013)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 25 people
Destination(s): Uzbekistan  
Specialty Categories: Festival Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: March - May
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 925 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)

Navruz is a day of vernal equinox, the most cheerful, bright and beautiful holiday not only in Uzbekistan, but in whole Central Asia! Since earliest times all the happiest moments in human life were jointed with spring coming! What doest it mean, Navruz? In translation from Farsi means “new day”, well, in reality Navruz mean spring coming, but spring is exactly new day, new life when it seems that everything is reviving, waking up from the long time winter sleeping and everything is beautiful and fairy-tale! In that trip we are offering you to feel in full measure that cheerful and full of new hopes holiday! You will have unique opportunity to visit not only amazing cities with ancient history but meet with culture of the hospitable people of Uzbekistan! Moreover you will participate in national rituals, for example, national sumalyak or pilaw cooking!

Country: Uzbekistan
Season: March
Tour duration: 9 days/8 nights
Category: individual tour

Itinerary:

Day 1. 20.03 - Arrival to Tashkent.
Day 2. 21.03 - Tashkent. Celebration of Navruz holiday.
Day 3. 22.03 - Tashkent - Samarkand.
Day 4. 23.03 - Samarkand.
Day 5. 24.03 - Samarkand - Bukhara.
Day 6. 25.03 - Bukhara.
Day 7. 26.03 - Bukhara - Khiva.
Day 8. 27.03 - Khiva. Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent.
Day 9. 28.03 - Tashkent. Departure.


Detailed tour description:

Day 1. - 20.03 - Arrival at Tashkent.
Meeting at the airport. Tour about Tashkent with visiting to Hast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan madrassah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mazar mausoleum, Kukeldash madrassah, the Museum of Applied Arts, Independence Square and Istiklol Square.

Day 2. - 21.03 - Tashkent. Celebration of Navruz - the Oriental New Year Holiday.
Walking in the center of the city. Visiting the national park of Alisher Navoi. Folk festivities. Sightseeing of improvised concerts in parks of Tashkent. Tasting the festive dish - Sumalak.

Day 3. - 22.03 - Transfer Tashkent - Samarkand (330 km, 5 hours).
After breakfast, transfer to Samarkand, arrival, in the afternoon tour about Samarkand. Visiting Registan ensemble, Ulugbek madrassah, Sher-Dor madrassah, Tilla-Kori.

Day 4. - 23.03 - Samarkand.
Sightseeing tour in Samarkand. Visiting the mausoleum of Gur-Emir, Rukhabad Necropolis, Bibi-Khanum, Ulugbek observatory, Shakhi-Zinda architectural ensemble, Khazrat-Khyzra mosque.

Day 5. - 24.03 - Transfer Samarkand - Bukhara (280 km, 4,5 hours).
Sightseeing tour in Bukhara after dinner. Visiting Lyabi-Khauz ensemble, Kukeldash madrassah, Nadira Divanbegi madrassah.

Day 6. - 25.03 - Bukhara.
Excursion in Bukhara. Visiting Chashma Ayub mausoleum, Poy-Kalyan complex, Kalyan minaret, Ulugbek madrassah, Samanid mausoleum, the Ark fortress.

Day 7. - 26.03 - Transfer Bukhara - Khiva (440 km, 6-7 hours).
Transfer to Khiva after the breakfast, arrival by the evening, free time.

Day 8. - 27.03 - Khiva. Evening flight «Urgench - Tashkent».
Tour in Khiva. Visiting the following monuments: Ichan-Kala, Islam-Khodja minaret, Djuma mosque, Kalta-Minor minaret, Avesta museum.

Day 9. - 28.03 - Tashkent. Departure.
Transfer to the airport, departure.

Cost of the tour per person under accommodation at the hotels 2-3*:
Group in 2 pax - 1345 USD/per person
Group in 3-4 pax - 1200 USD/per person
Group in 5-6 pax - 1005 USD/per person
Group in 7-9 pax - 945 USD/per person
Group in 10-15 pax - 925 USD/per person

Supplement for single accommodation is 170 USD/per person

Cost of the tour per person under accommodation at the hotels 3-4*:
Group in 2 pax - 1600 USD/per person
Group in 3-4 pax - 1460 USD/per person
Group in 5-6 pax - 1315 USD/per person
Group in 7-9 pax - 1210 USD/per person
Group in 10-15 pax - 1185 USD/per person

Supplement for single accommodation is 245 USD/per person

Cost of the tour includes:

- Double accommodation at the following hotels with breakfasts:

Tashkent: Sairam Hotel**/Tashkent Palace****
Samarkand: Malika Samarkand Classic**/Asia Samarkand***
Bukhara: Amulet Hotel**/Asia Bukhara***
Khiva: Orient Star Khiva Hotel**/Asia Khiva Hotel***

- Excursion program in each city according to the program;
- Services of an escort English speaking guide for the whole tour;
- Entrance tickets to all the monuments and museums according to the program;
- Participation in cooking of national Navruz dish - sumalyak;
- Meals: only breakfasts at the hotels;
- Air flight “Urgench - Tashkent”;
- Comfortable transportation with an air-conditioner for the whole tour, including meeting/seeing off at the airports.

Cost of the tour does not include:

- International airfare;
- Cost for the photo and video filming in museums and on the monuments.
- Visa fee.

Additional services:

- Meals (except breakfasts at the hotels):
*Supplement for full board (lunches and dinners) is 255 USD/per person/for the whole tour
*Supplement for half board (only dinners) is 165 USD/per person/for the whole tour

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Uzbekistan
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2008
Client Request Served: 60

M18949 is professional group of tourist companies, operating tourist activity at the Central Asian area. Having 17 years of experience at mentioned sphere, now we are glad to offer high-professional service and maximum of the comfort for our guests at any kind of trips. M18949 successfully co-operates with foreigner...

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