PROGRAM I 14 DAYS
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PROGRAM I: 14 DAYS UZBEKISTAN TOUR - THE ARAL SEA

 

TRIP TO THE HEART OF THE GREAT SILK ROAD
TASHKENT- NUKUS- KHIVA-BUKHARA-YANGI KAZGAN-SAMARKAND-SHAHRISABZ-TASHKENT-CHORVAK-CHIMGAN-FERGANA-TASHKENT
Duration: 14 days \ 13 nights

 

Days

Destinations

Time

Itinerary

Photos

DAY1

Tashkent

 

Flight to Tashkent by HY-….
Arrival to Tashkent.
Meeting at the airport of Tashkent by English speaking guide. Transfer to hotel, check in and rest after the flight.

DAY 2

Tashkent-Nukus

Nukus is located in western part of Uzbekistan. It is a capital of the Karakalpakstan Autonomous Republic and situated in the delta of the Amu Darya River. Nukus is 1255 km from Tashkent, and about 230 km south of Muynaq and the former shoreline of the Aral Sea. Intensive irrigation of cotton fields during the soviet times reduced the downstream flow of the Amu Darya, contributing to the shrinking of the Aral Sea and the disappearance of its plentiful fish stock..

05:30

Early Breakfast


06:00

Transfer to Airport for flight HY ... to Nukus.
Arrival at ...

Accomodation at hotel.

City tour:                             Mausoleum of Mazlumkhan Sulu. According to the monetary data the construction of the mausoleum is dated to first half of 14th c..  Mausoleum of Shamun Nabi (12-13th cc.). Madrassah Halika Erjep (9-13th cc.). Old town Ali Belgisiz (16-17th cc.).

Lunch at a local restaurant.

World famous Museum of Art named after I.V.Savitskiy with second largest collection of Soviet avangarde.

Free time. 

Dinner at hotel

DAY 3

Nukus-Muynak (Aral sea)

Muynak is located 210 km north of Nukus and
encapsulates more visibly than anywhere else the absurd tragedy of the receding Aral Sea.

06:30

Early Breakfast at hotel


07:00 Drive to Muynak
Arriving to Muynak.
City tour:Museum of Muynak, War Memorial dedicated to locals who died during the Second World War (highest place in Muynak), cemetery of dead ships, former Aral seabed…
Lunch at local restaurant
Transfer back to Nukus.
Accomodation at hotel.
Late dinner at hotel.

 

DAY 4

Nukus-Khiva

This city is an open air museum, like Pompeii and Herculaneum. UNESCO has declared Khiva a city reserve and included Khiva’s oldes part Ichan-kala in its World Heritage List

09:00

Breakfast at hotel

09:30 Transfer to Khiva
Arrival to Khiva
Accommodation at hotel
Rest
13:00 Lunch at hotel
Tour on main highlights of Khiva: Kunya-Ark fortress, including Kurinish Khana (17c); Mohammed-Amin-Khan(19c) Madrassah, Islam Khodja Minaret; Palvan-Kari complex, Abd Al Bobo complex(18c), Rafanek Madrassah, Mohammed Rakim Khan (19 c), Amir-Tur Madrassah, Sho-I-Kalandar Bobo
19:00 Dinner at national house

DAY 5

Khiva – Bukhara

500 km

8:00

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Bukhara.
Photo stop near the biggest river in Central Asia - Amudarya (Oxus).

13:00 Lunch in one of oasis in the middle of Kyzylkum desert.
16:00 Arriving to Bukhara.
Accommodation at Hotel.
Free time at leisure
18:00 Dinner at Lyabi Hauz - a cozy pond in the center of the ancient part where people come together for having a drink and dinner. One of places where you can see the real Uzbek life.

DAY 6

Bukhara

Ancient and fairy-tale town of Bukhara - the land
of magical lamps and Eastern beauties. Ancient Great Silk Road
caravans never missed this town - the only oasis around.
Nowadays Bukhara is famous not only for it's superb historical
monuments, but for it's lively trade. ...every traveler finds something
unique in this town

08:00

Breakfast at hotel



09:00 Full day city tour.
Visit to Ismael Samani mausoleum (9-10c)-the oldest royal mausoleum of Bukhara, Chor-Minor madrasah, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum (14 c), local bazaar, Poi-Kalon ensemble including Minaret (12c), Jome Mosque (16c) and Madrassah Miri-Arab (16 c), Amir- Alim-Khan Madrassah (20 c); Taqi trading domes, Kukeldash Madrassah (16c).
14:00 Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon visit to Lyab-i-Hauz Ensemble (17c), Nadir Divanbegi (17c),  Magoki Attari (16c), Ulug Beg (15c), Abdul Azizkhan (17c) Madrassahs; Registan Ensemble, Ark Fortress (16c) and Bolo-Hauz complex (18 c); 
Free time at leisure
19:00

Dinner with Folklor and National Fashion show at Nodir Devonbegi Madrassah

 

DAY 7

Bukhara-Yangikazgan

270 km

08:00

Breakfast at Hotel



09:00 Transfer to Yangi kazgan.
Enroute visit to Summer Palace of the last Emir of Bukhara, visit to house-museum-workshop of Gijguvan Master of Ceramics Abdulla Narzullaev.
Photo stops at cotton fields, cotton factory and at ancient Karavan sarai (motel for traders) Rabat Malik, built along the Great Silk Road.

14:00 Lunch at Nur Ata legendary complex. 
15:00 Arrival to Yangikazgan yurt camp. Accommodation in yurts in the middle of Kyzilkum desert.
Free time at leisure exploring flora and fauna of the desert, camels riding
20:00 Dinner
Overnight in Yurt Camp

DAY 8

Samarkand

The grandiose capital of the Empire of famous Tamerlane -Amir Temur with the biggest mausoleums, madrassahs and mosques in Central Asia. And finally you have a chance to visit the world famous Registan square.

 

08:00

Breakfast. Visit to Aydar Kul lake, cooking fish.

09:00 Transfer to Samarkand.
Arrival to Samarkand
14:00 Lunch at famous Samarkand kebab restaurant
Accommodation at hotel.
Free time at leisure.
Getting around at Gorkiy park or boulevard in down town.
19:00

Dinner at restaurant of European cuisine.

NIGHT LIFE: Sound and Light show in Registan square, night view of Tamerlane's mausoleum and etc

DAY 9

Samarkand

08:00

Breakfast at hotel


09:00 Full day sightseeing tour of Samarkand:
Guri Emir - legendary mausoleum of Amir Temur and all his family members.
Registan square - world famous complex of 3 Madrasahs and Golden mosque.
Mosque Bibi Khanum – the biggest mosque ever built in Central Asia as gift of Tamerlane's wife to her husband.
Traditional Siyab bazar -unique place where you can get acquainted with the life of Samarkand people.
Shahi - Zinda necropolis - a holy place and cemetery with mausoleums of Temurid dynasty and a grave of cousin of Prophet Muhamed. 
Observatory of Ulugbek – incredible construction of 15th century for astronomical research.
14:00 Lunch at local restaurant.
Free time at Registan square and local bazzar
19:00 Dinner

DAY 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samarkand-Tashkent

320 km

The capital of Uzbekistan, the biggest city in Central Asia. It is known all over the world as a city of friendship and hospitality  and has unique combination of historical monuments and modern life!

07:00

Early breakfast at hotel.


07:45 Transfer to Tashkent.
Small stop to enjoy the view of legendary Iron Gates of Tamerlane.
Photo stop near second largest river of Central Asia - Sirdarya, local fish market and roadside markets where the best melons are sold in the whole region. Quick shopping of water melons and melons (depend on a season). 
Arrival to Tashkent
14:00 Lunch at local restaurant. Tasting different cuisine of Central Asian nations.
Accommodation at hotel.
Quick City tour: New Part of the city: Independence square , Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet theatre, Tashkent subway, Amir Temur square etc.
18:00 Dinner
21:00 NIGHT LIFE: Going around city visiting modern bars and, night clubs and getting to know how local youth spend their leisure time.

DAY 11

Tashkent-Chimgan- Chorvak-Beldersay (resort)


The bubbling mountain streams, the lull of the warbling birds and the dark-green slopes of the majestic mountains fascinate people in the summer and offer slopes covered with snow during the winter.

09:00

Breakfast at hotel.

10:00 Depart at Chorvak.
11:30 Arriving to Chorvak.
Accomodation at Chorvak Oromgohi hotel.
Swimming in the Chorvak Lake.
14:00 Lunch at hotel
Observing nature of the spot.
Free time
19:00 Dinner
Night bars and party near beach.

DAY 12

Chimgan-Beldersay-Ferghana

390 km

09:00

Breakfast at hotel

10:00 Depart to Chimgan.
Observing mountains. Horse riding, chairlift experience (45 minutes each way) to see the best view.
12:30 Lunch at Beldersay Resort restaurant with nice panorama
13:30 Depart to Ferghana valley.
18:00 Arrival at Ferghana city.
Dinner at TANTANA restaurant with show.

DAY 13

Ferghana-Margilan-Tashkent

Ferghana – one of the most fertile and picturesque Central Asian valleys. Since very distant it has played an important part in Asian history and culture.

08:00

Breakfast at hotel.
City tour of Ferghana.
Visiting museum of History of Ferghana, modern part of the town, local bazaar.

Fergana Valley
12:00 Lunch at local restaurant
12:30 Depart to Margilan
Visiting Yodgorlik Silk factory, Friday mosque, local bazaar etc.
14:00 Depart to Tashkent.
Enroute stop in Kokand city to visit Hudayarhan Palace with Regional Museum and Rishtan city to see the ceramic workshops of Rishtan masters. 
19:00 Arriving Tashkent
Accomodation at hotel.
Farewell dinner at local restaurant

DAY 14

Tashkent

 

Breakfast, at hotel.

Transfer to Airport for departure flight HY …

End of services.

 

Services included in main tour price:   Services excluded in main tour price:
  • Double / Single accommodation with breakfast
  • English speaking guide services (to be ordered)
  • Transport services all over tour by luxury air conditioned car/minivan/bus
  • Local flight Tashkent-Nukus
  • Portage charges at airports and hotels
  • Tips at the airports and hotels
  • Picnics and coffee stops
  • Unlimited bottles of mineral water
  • Unlimited entrance fees to all sights
  • Folklore show in Bukhara 
  • OPTIONAL services for your choice;
Tashkent: Tickets for performance in Alisher Navoi Theatre,
Visiting Christian churches,
Cup of Tea at Tashkent TV tower restaurant
Tashkent zoo and botanic garden.
Any museums of Tashkent
And much more
Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Ferghana: wine tasting at local wineries, all museums, theatres, taking part in national holydays, parties and customs / traditions. Visiting Uzbek families, schools, medical institutions, bazaars, archives of ancient books, libraries and much much more.
  • Presents from Roxana Tour
  • Visa support (Letter of Invitation)
 
  • Airfare due to the program (international)
  • All optional deviations from the main itinerary
  • Beverages and meals not included in main menu
  • Photo-and video charges
  • All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.)
  • Trip cancellation / accident insurance
  • Tips to the guides and drivers

 

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