Archaeological Tour in UzbekistanPlease, note! This tour offer has expired. For similar tour offers currently available search here.
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History Cultural Journey
Season: March - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3499 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3999 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel, Tashkent Palace 4-Star .
Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench. City tour. Flight from Tashkent to Urgench. Transfer to hotel Khorezm Palace 4-Star.
Day 3: Khiva. Drive to Khiva (35 km). Excursion to Ichan Kala (Old city). Return to Urgench.
Day 4: Urgench - Ayaz Kala - Yurts. Drive to Ayaz Kala, accommodation in traditional Yurts. Excursion to Ayaz Kala, Toprak Kala, Koykirilgan Kala, Kizil Kala (Fortresses from Zoroastrian period), meet with local archaeologists.
Day 5: Ayaz Kala - Bukhara. Drive to Bukhara (450 km). Picnic in Uzbek Chaykhana (tea-house) in Kizilkum desert. Accommodation in hotel.
Day 6: Bukhara. Sightseeing tour.Dinner with folk-show in Medreseh Nodir Divan Begi.
Day 7: Bukhara. Drive to Paykent (60 km), remains of ancient city. Return to Bukhara. Continuation of city tour: Fortress-Ark (1st century), Ismail Samani mausoleum - the "Pearl of the East (9th century) and Chashma- Ayub (12-16th centuries) mausoleum.
Day 8: Bukhara - Samarkand. Sightseeing day drive to Samarkand (300 km). Accommodation in hotel. Afrosiyob Ruins (6th century) and museum (6-13th centuries). Overnight in the Afrosiab Palace 4-Star.
Day 9: Samarkand. Samarkand sightseeing tour: Ulugbek’s Observatory (15th century), Registan Square: Ulugbek, Sherdor and Tilla Kori Medreseh (15-17th centuries), Mausoleum of Guri Emir (15th century) and Bibi Khanum Mosque (15th century). Visit to Sinagogue and Jewish Quarters.
Day 10: Samarkand - Shakhrisabz. Sightseeing drive to Shahrisabz (150 km.). Excursion to Shahrisabz: Ruins in summer residence of Tamirlane “Ak-Saroy” (15th century), the Mosque Hazrati Imom and Kok Gumbaz – the mosque with blue dome (15th century) and Darut-Saadat (15th century). Return to Samarkand.
Day 11: Samarkand. Samarkand sightseeing: Shahi Zinda Ensemble (9-19th centuries) with more than 20 mausoleums, Medreseh Hodja Ahrar (15th century). Visit the bazaar. Free time.
Day 12: Samarkand - Tashkent. Drive to Tashkent. Flight back home from Tashkent.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Visa support
- Local air tickets from Tashkent to Urgench
- Ground Transportation (air-conditioned coach bus)
- English-speaking guide/escort
- Hotel accommodation in double room
- Meals on a full board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Entrance fees to museums and monuments
- Folklore Show in Bukhara (Samarkand)
- Travel Insurance
- Pre departure travel package.