Tour in Uzbekistan: Tour 7

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Tour in Uzbekistan: Tour 7
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Khiva - Tuprak Qala - Ayaz Qala - Nukus - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
Uzbekistan is glad to see you on this inspiring tour. Today we will have a city tour and visit Independence square placed as a mark of conquest over fascism in World War II. Afterwards we will walk to the local Broadway, see Tashkent metro and take a lot of beautiful photos. The next destination is seeing Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. Later on, we will visit the Othman Quran. It is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan who was the Third Caliph but killed in the 8th century. Also his blood spred over the Quran. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand
After breakfast you will be transferred to railway station of Tashkent for your train to Samarkand. Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan. Guests will visit Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square has wonderful madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. Then you will see Shakhi Zindeh which has the biggest collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to lovely Tamerlane's wife. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand - Bukhara  
You will have a morning train to Bukhara. Today you will have a full day city tour in this fascinating city. At first you will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara dating back to the 4th century named Citadel Ark which served as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Then you will see Samanids mausoleum, a real masterpiece of architecture of 9th -10th century. Then the tour continues to Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, known also as the mosque of forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Then you have a chance to walk 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, famous central sightseeing of Bukhara. The tour will end with visiting Poi Kalon complex, the unique sample of architectural art of Bukhara. It consists of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara - Khiva
Drive to Khiva, the greatest ancient city in Uzbekistan full of history and captivating sites.  Its history is indissolubly linked with the history of the legendary Khorezmshah's State with its capital in Urgench before. In the 10th century Khiva is stated as a main tradeoff center on the Silk Road. The road from Bukhara to Khiva goes over famous Kizilkum desert. On the way we will enjoy the view to Amu Darya river. It is the deepest river in Central Asia, shaped by the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral See. Upon arrival in Khiva night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Khiva - Tuprak Qala - Ayaz Qala
We are ready to present you a city tour of Uzbekistan. It will be inside of Ichan Qala, the inner city in Khiva curved with strong walls. It is a great chance to see old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan Sarais and Bathhouses malformed Ichan Qala into exclusive city-monument. Ichan Qala contains of over 400 traditional dwelling houses and 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala was selected a past and architectural conservation area. The most extraordinary sites in it are the Kunya Ark fortress of the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an incredible sample of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Afterwards is transfer to Ayaz Qala desert yurts camp. Rest is in a yurt.  

Day 6: Ayaz Qala - Nukus
Ayaz Qala is an ancient castle of Khorezm, called on behalf of warrior-slave Ayaz who was a Turkic folklore hero. It was found in the II century AD. Tuprak Qala and means "clay fort", was the majestic city of Khorezmian ruler Artav. Archeologists admits that fortress was built in I or II centuries AD. It was employed until 6th century AD. In the end of day is transfer to Nukus. Overnight is in a hotel.  

Day 7: Nukus - Tashkent
Today is a city tour. We will visit the Museum of Savitsky which displays the masterworks of forbidden art. It is 20th century Russian avant-garde paintings, works of Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group. The ruler of the Karakalpakstan state museum of art composed the artworks in 1960s. He acquired debarred works from maltreated soviet artists and put them in this distant central Asian art-house. We will drive outside of Nukus to see Mizdakhan cemetery which used to be an ancient city century ago. Archaeological findings long-established that area was unceasingly apprehended from the 4th century BC till about 14th century AD. You also visit a 2200 years-old Zoroastrian ancient monument recognized as Chilpyk. In the evening you will have a flight to Tashkent. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Flight for the next destination.


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

Price per person:
02 pax - 695 $
04 pax - 615 $
06 pax - 565 $
08 pax - 525 $
10 pax - 495 $
Single - 70 $ 

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

*Half board - 55 $
*Full board - 105 $

*Entrance fees - 60 $ available with escort guide only   

Local guides - 200 $ per group
Escort guide - 440 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Ayaz Qala - Yurts Camp
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Dinner and breakfast in yurts camp
- Train tickets Tashkent-Samarkand, Samarkand-Bukhara                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums