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Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 4

Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 4, Uzbekistan tours. 

Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 4
Destination:
Uzbekistan
Duration: 7 days
In short: Tashkent - Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent


Day 1: Tashkent
In course of the Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 4 you will explore the Independence square. It is the main square of Uzbekistan that was made as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. After it you will have a drive on the local Broadway that is known as the walking street between Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it you will have a ride in the Tashkent metro. This metro is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. The first line of it was opened in 1977. Later on you will be transferred to the old part of the city to explore Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. You wil see the sight tours to which are popular the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th c. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affanwho was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. Even today you can still witness the blood on the pages. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Termez
You will have morning flight to Termez. During the Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 4 you will know that it is one of the oldest city in Central Asia it possesses multiple cultural layers that can be seen in remains of historical sites. Practically all historical heritages were destroyed by Genghis-Khan in 1220. The new city was built on the east of the old town. You will visit Archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zurmala, Mausoleum Sultan Saodat, Honako Kokaldor Ota, Nunnery Kirk Kiz, Jarkurgan's Minaret, Dalverzintepa archeological dig. It is important to note that some sights might be closed due to military trainings. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand
Today you will have a morning drive to the place that is interesting to explore. The tour will be in the birthplace of Amir Timur which is known as the Shahrisabs. Upon reach this prominent site you will have a guided city tour. You will witness the Ak Saray Palace that was built in order of Amir Timur. In the gate you will see inscription that tells: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". After it you will see Jahongir mausoleum that was erected as the eldest son of Amir Timur. He died on the battlefield at the age of twenty years old. Due to the death of his beloved son, the ruler has mourned for a long time. The last sights of the travel for today are the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat memorial complexes where all descendants and relatives of Amir Timur were buried. Drive back to Samarkand. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
In course of the tour you will see the fascinating city of Bukhara. You will see the most ancient citadel in Bukhara of the 4th century the name of which is Citadel Ark. You will know that used to be a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. After it you will see the Samanids mausoleum that is considered to be a real masterpiece of architecture of 9th -10th century. The next destinations of the tour are Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque. This mosque is known due to the forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. After it you will have some time to explore shopping domes and then the Nodir Divan Begi. It is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble that is known as one of the prominent sight of Bukhara. At the end of the tour you will visit Poi Kalon complex made consists of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.
 
Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand
Today you will visit the surrounding site of Bukhara. You will visit Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex that is known as the memorial complex of famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher, This site is one of the Muslim pilgrimage places for all people of Islamic world. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the spiritual masters of Amir Timur. You will see mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi in this site. After excursions you will be transferred to Samarkand. Overnight is in the hotel.

Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
In course of the tour you will know that Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. This city is known as the second largest city of Uzbekistan and moreover this city as the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome. In course of the travel you will witness such sights as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a complex of three Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. It is the one of the major sights of Samarkand that you will admire its beauty. Then is the Shakhi-Zindeh complex where you will explore big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was erected in honor of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Evening train to Tashkent. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.


Price per person:
02 pax - 640 $
04 pax - 495 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 430 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 80 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $

*Half board - 50 $
*Full board - 90 $
*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only

UZ - local 230 $ or escort 410 $ per group

Flight Tashkent - Termez - from 60 $ per person


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

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