2 nights TASHKENT
2 nights KHIVA
3 nights BUKHARA
3 nights SAMARKAND
Day 01 Tashkent (D)
Arrive in Tashkent, meet in airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing information about tour and welcome dinner in hotel.
Day 02 Tashkent - Urgench – Khiva (B, D)
After breakfast beginning sightseeing Tashkent and visit includes Kukeldash madrassah, Kaffal Sashi mausoleum, Architectural ensemble of Khazrat Imam, Barak-Khan Madrassah, Juma Mosque, Hast Imam Square, Tillya Sheikh Mosque, Chorsu bazaar, Abul Kasim Madrassah, Museum of Fine and Applied Arts and some Tashkent metro station. Late afternoon transfer to airport and flight to Urgench, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 Khiva (B, D)
Full day city tour Khiva and visits; Mohammed Amin Khan Madrassah, Minaret of Kalta Minor, Kunya Ark Fortress (Zidon, Summer and Winter Mosque, Mint Museum and Oq Shihbobo), Mohammed Rahkim Khan Madrassah, Pahlovon-Mahmud Mausoleum, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum, Shergozi-Khan madrassah, Islom Hoja Madrassah, Djuma Mosque, Uch-Avlya Mausoleum, Dost Alyam Madrassah, Tosh-Khovli Palace, Alloquli-Khan caravanserai and the bazaar, Aq Mosque, Anusha Khan Baths and the old slave market. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 04 Khiva – Bukhara (B, D)
Drive between the Kara-Kum (black sands) and the Kyzyl-Kum (red sands) deserts to Bukhara, en route stop to see the Amudarya River, known to many western explorers as the Oxus. Arrive in Bukhara & check-in to the hotel. Dinner in Lyabi Hauz restaurant.
Day 05 Bukhara (B, D)
Begin explores the beauty and history of Bukhara and visits Mausoleum of Ismail Samani, remaining of city wall, Chashamyi Ayub, Bolo-hauz mosque, Fortress ark, Poi-Kalon complex (Minarte Kalon, Mosque Kalon and Miri-Arab madrassah). Three trading domes (Toqi-Zaragron, Togi-Telpakfurushon and Toqi- Sarafon), Kosh madrassah (Ulugbek and Abdullazizhan), Tim Abdullahan, Magoki Attari mosque and Lyabi Hauz complex (Kukeldash madrassah, Nadir Devanbegi mardrassah and Honaqo). This evening you attend a traditional Bukhara cultural folk show.
Day 06 Bukhara (B, D)
Today visits Mausoleum of Bahouddin Naqshband, Summer Palace of last Emirs Sitorai Mokhi Khosa and Chor Bakr necropolis. Afternoon is free. Dinner in local house.
Day 07 Bukhara – Samarkand (B, D)
Morning drive to Samarkand, often called the “Rome of the Orient”. On arrival to Samarkand, check-in to the hotel. Afternoon city tour Samarkand visits Registan Square "Sandy place" built in the 15th century (there are 3 buildings - Ulugbek Madressah, Sher Dor Madressah, Tillya Kari both Madrassas and Mosque), Bibi Khanum Mosque & Mausoleum is one of the magnificent buildings in Samarkand and finally Gur Emir Mausoleum constructed by order of Timur because of the death of his favorite grandson Muhammad Sultan. (Gur Emir means "The Emir’s burial vault”). Dinner in local restaurant.
Day 08 Samarkand (B, D)
Today excursion continues and visits Shakhi-Zinda Ensemble, Shakhi- Zinda mean "Living king”, Ancient settlement Afrosiab and Museum, Daniel’s tomb and Ulugbek’s Observatory, the site where Ulugbek (grandson of Tamerlan, made some astronomy achievements in the 15th century). This evening you attend a see light and sound show in Registan square. Dinner in local house.
Day 09 Samarkand - Shakhrisabz – Samarkand (B, D)
Day trip to Shakhrisabz hometown of Tamerlane. Drive along a beautiful mountain road and remote local villages where people use donkeys as means of transportation. Visit to the remaining Tower Gate of legendary Ak-Sarai Palace built on the 14th century, Kok-Gumbaz Mosque built by Tamerlane grandson Ulugbek, Dorus Siadat (Seat of Power & Might) built by Tamerlane on the death of his eldest and favorite son killed in 1375 aged 22. Return to Samarkand for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Samarkand – Tashkent (B, D)
Drive to Tashkent, en route visit Al-Imam Bukhary complex. Arrive in Tashkent and check-in to hotel. Rest of the day is free. Evening ballet performance (subject to availability) at Alisher Navoi Opera & Ballet Theatre built by Japanese prisoners in 1947. Beyond the marble lobby are 6 foyers dedicated to Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Termez, Khiva & Ferghana all thickly dressed in stucco carving, theme motives & murals from Navoi’s poetry. Farewell dinner in local restaurant.
Day 11 Tashkent (B)
Transfer to the airport and back flight to home.
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