Tour in Uzbekistan: Tour 5

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Tour in Uzbekistan: Tour 5
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Urgut - Gijduvan - Bukhara

Day 1: Tashkent
In Uzbekistan, the guide will meet you and drive to the city for a guided tour. On arrival we will visit Independence square which is the main square of the country, founded as a sign of victory over totalitarianism in World War II. We will walk laterally the local Broadway and find the famous Tashkent metro. The next destination is visiting Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that has madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. On the way see Othman Quran found in the 8th century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph. Othman was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand
In the morning is transfer to Samarkand located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan. Visit Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square will attract everyone by three charming Madrasahs dating back to 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh epitomizes a collection of mausoleums dating back to 11th-15 centuries. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was built by Tamerlans order after his tour in India. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand - Urgut - Samarkand
The tour starts to a small village outside of Samarkand as Urgut. This village is famed for its deafening and flamboyant national bazaar. In the afternoon we will arrive to Samarkand and driver further to another village where you can see commemorative complex of Al Bukhary. Al Bukhary was an Islamic scholar, who brought up the hadith gathering known as Sahih al Bukhari, observed by Sunni Muslims as one of the most reliable Hadith collections. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara
Travel to Bukhara. Stop over at Gijduvan village to visit famous private pottery workshop. Gijduvan ceramics school's skillspassed from father to son from generation to generation. Today Gizhduvan is home for the sixth generation of potters from Narzullayevs family which overvalued Gijduvan school ceramics all over the world. Gijduvan School of ceramics is eminent by a geometric pattern. Green and blue colors succeed in decoration of products.  Afterwards we will drive back to Bukhara. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara
Admire the full day of sightseeing tour in city of Bukhara. We will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara (4th century). It is Citadel Ark used to be a golden point of Bukhara Empire. Then you will see Samanids mausoleum (9th -10th century). We will continue our tour to Chashma Ayub (Job's well) and Bolo Hauz mosque. Guests will see forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu Fayud Khan. Have a great time walking along the shopping domes and visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi which is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. The next destination is visiting Poi Kalon complex built in the 12th - 16th centuries and includes Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 6: Bukhara - Flight
Flight for the next destination.


02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus


Price per person:
02 pax - 475 $
04 pax - 420 $
06 pax - 385 $
08 pax - 355 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 60 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 75 $

*Entrance fees - 30 $ available with escort guide only   

Local guides - 160 $ per group
Escort guide - 320 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets Tashkent - Samarkand - 30 $