The Spirit of Uzbekistan
London • Tashkent • Ferghana • Khiva • Bukhara • Samarkand • Tashkent • London
Fly to Tashkent
Fly from London to Tashkent
Arrive Tashkent in the morning. After breakfast view Old Tashkent including Hast Imom Complex 16th C.Barakhan madrassa and colorful Chorsu bazaar. See Independence Square and Applied Arts museum. Evening at Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre. Overnight at Lotte City Tashkent Palace.
To Urgench-Khiva: Guided Tour
Early flight to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva. Visit Ichan-Qala fortress with its fascinating history and numerous historical buildings. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel Asia Khiva or similar.
Khiva: Ayaz Kala, Yurt Camp
After breakfast drive to the intriguing fortress Ayaz Kala. Have a cup of tea at the nearby Yurt camp. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight at hotel Asia Khiva or similar.
To Bukhara: Bukhara Sightseeing
After early breakfast take train to Bukhara. Transfer to the hotel. Bukhara guided tour including Lyabi Hauz Complex, Magoki-Attori mosque, Kalon ensemble and Miri-Arab. Overnight at Hotel Omar Khayam or similar.
Bukhara: Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum and Bukhara Tour
Visit Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum. Return to Bukhara: visits include Samani dynasty mausoleum and the Summer palace Sitorai-Mokhikhosa. Afternoon Culinary Masterclass at National House with Dinner. Overnight at Hotel Omar Khayam or similar.
To Gijduvan then train to Samarkand: Pottery Work Shop
Drive to Gijduvan to see pottery master’s workshop still following a centuries old process. Transfer to the train station for afternoon journey to Samarkand. Overnight at Hotel Grand Samarkand or similar.
Samarkand: City Tour including the Bazaar
Sightseeing tour in Samarkand. Visit Registan Square, ruins of Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Shakhi-Zinda necropolis, Gur-Emir mausoleum, Ulugbek observatory, Afrosiyob museum. Overnight at Hotel Grand Samarkand or similar.
To Tashkent: Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari
Visit to Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari. Return to Samarkand. Continue sightseeing: visit Afrosiyob Museum and Tomb of Saint Daniel. Drive to Koni Ghil to explore traditional way of making Samarkand paper from mulberry bark. Afternoon train to Tashkent. Overnight at Lotte City Tashkent Palace.
Transfer to the airport for return flight to London.
- Travel Insurance
International & internal flights in economy class.
Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
- Daily breakfast throughout.
- Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing
Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned car.
Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
Full ATOL & ABTA bonding.
Cost does not include:
- Visa Fee.
- Any optional Excursions.
- Any expenses of a personal nature.
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