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Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 6

Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 6, Uzbekistan tours. 

Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 6
Duration: 5 days
In short: Tashkent - Samarkand - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
Welcome to Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 6! Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the capital of Uzbekistan foe sightseeing tour. You will visit the Independence square that is considered to be symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. After it you will explore the local Broadway that divides the Independence square and Amir Timur square. Then you will have a ride in the famous Tashkent metro. This sight is known as one of the most beautiful subway, the first line of it as opened in 1977. Later on you will continue your Unknown Uzbekistan Tour 6 by visiting the old part of the city to explore such attractions as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The one of the most interesting sight in tours to Uzbekistn is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th c. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four righteous Caliphs who succeeded the prophet Muhammad) who was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. Even nowadays people still can see on its pages. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand
In the morning you will be have a morning train to Samarkand. During the tour you will know that Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. Moreover it is the second largest city of Uzbekistan that is also as old as cities of Babylon or Rome. In course of the travel you will see sights such as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Talking about Registan Square you will see the complex of three Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. In addition it is also one of the main highlights in tours. Then is architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindeh, it is a huge collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. Furthermore this sit is listed to UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his campaign in India. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand
In course of the tour you will explore other prominent sights of the city like Ulughbek observatory. This prominent sight was built in 15th century by Ulughbek who was one of the most famous Samarkand rulers and scientists. Due to this sight Ulughbek was able to make the "Zidji Guragoni" catalog which possesses information about 1018 celestial bodies in 1437. But he was killed by order of his son. Then you will have time to visit the local Broadway that will show you many interesting things like souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. In course of the travel you will have time to visit National bazaar Siab where you will see Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. Moreover you will have an excursion in the carpet factory. It is famous sight in tours of Uzbekistan because you can see the over 400 women sew carpets without using traditional techniques. The tour will end with visiting Samarkand paper workshop where they produce silk papers. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent
The day of the travel will start with morning train to Tashkent. Upon arrival you will have a guided city tour. You will visit Courage Monument that was erected in honor of the elimination of the consequences of the Tashkent earthquake. After it you will have an excursion in Zangi Ota memorial complex. As the legend says Zangi-Oota was a shepherd and distinguished for his wisdom and good deeds. At the end of the tour you will exploe the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan where you can witness fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.

Price per person:
02 pax - 545 $
04 pax - 415 $
06 pax - 375 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 60 $

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

*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 65 $
*Entrance fees - 35 $ available with escort guide only

English speaking guide - local 150 $ or escort 260 $ per group

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

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