Historical Spots of Uzbekistan

Classic route in Uzbekistan with Gctravel.

Itinerary

Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand – Tashkent

Duration

7 days / 6 nights

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Unforgettable travel

Heart of Asia

Focused five most popular cities of Uzbekistan, this tour offers wide range of discoveries in culture, history and architecture along with great impression about the crossroad of The Great Silk Road. Uzbekistan has above 4000 architectural and archaeological monuments and handful number of them are under UNESCO World Heritage. This tour takes you to the mostly visited cities such as Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Shahrisabz, Samarkand – five stars of ancient Movaraunnahr (“The country between two rivers”).

Many large cities of Uzbekistan played significant role for trade by caravans along The Great Silk Road, and unique environments for the development of various arts and crafts, architecture, science and the culture. Tour package offered by the specialists of GC travel restore the history in your eyes and colorful culture by discovering locals’ lifestyle encompasses different nations and ethnics.

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INCLUDED AND NOT

  • VISA SUPPORT YES
  • ACCOMODATION AT THE HOTELS INC. BREAKFAST YES
  • TRANSPORTATION AS PER PROGRAM YES
  • LOCAL ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE IN EVERY CITY YES
  • ECONOMY CLASS TICKETS FOR THE TRAIN  YES
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE NOT
  • LUNCHES AND DINNERS NOT

PACKAGE DETAILS

1 Day. Tashkent

Option 1: 08:30 am arrive from Geneva via Madrid. Flight No. HY260. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.

Option 2: 06:50 am arrive from Istanbul. Flight No. TK368. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.

Option 3: 08:05 am arrive from London. Flight No. HY202. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.

Option 4: 07:30 am arrive from Paris. Flight No. HY252. Transfer to hotel and immediate check-in. Rest after long flight.

 

 

 

 

 

13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-19:00 Excursion.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.

 

Excursion in Tashkent:

  • The architectural complex Khazret-Imam incl. necropolis of imam Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Kaffal Shashi (15th c.);
  • Barak-khan Medressa (15-16th cc.);
  • Tillya Sheikh Medressa (15-16th cc.);
  • Juma Mosque (15th c.);
  • Imam Ismail al Bukhari Islamic Institute (16th c.);
  • Kukeldash Medressa (Foster brother) (16th c.);
  • Chorsu (Eski Juva) Bazaar (2nd – 1st century B.C.);
  • Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Square (1939-1947);
  • Amir Temur (Tamerlane) Square (19th c.);
  • Chiming Clocks (1947 & 2009);
  • The Roman Catholic Church (1913-1917).

2 Day. Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva

05:00-06:00 Breakfast.
06:00 Transfer to the Domestic Airport.
07:00 Departure to Urgench by flight HY1051.
08:40 Arrival to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (35 km, 30 min).
11:00-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-19:00 Check-in hotel and some rest.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Khiva.

Excursion in Ichan Kala, Khiva:

 

  • Kunya-Ark (Old fortress) (17th c.);
  • Kalta Minor Tower (Short minaret) (1850);
  • Muhammad Amin-Khan (1845-1855);
  • Djuma Mosque and Minaret (18th c.);
  • Tash-Hauli (Stone courtyard) Palace (19th c.);
  • Ak-Mosque (White Mosque) (17th c.);
  • Necropolis of Pahlavan Mahmud (1810);
  • Minaret and madrassah of Islam Khodja (1908-1910).

3 Day. Khiva - Bukhara

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Transfer to Bukhara (480 km, 8-10 hrs).
13:00-14:00 Lunch in the desert (lunch-boxes).
19:00 Arrive in Bukhara. Check-in hotel.
19:30-20:30 Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.

4 Day. Bukhara

08:00-09:00 Breakfast.
09:00-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-19:00 Continue excursion of Bukhara.
19:00-20:00 Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.

 

Excursion in Bukhara:

 

  • Mausoleum of the Samanids (9-10th cc.);
  • The mausoleum of Chashma Ayub (14th c.);
  • Complex Poi Kalon (Beneath the Great): Kalon Minaret (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th c.) and Miri Arab Medressa (16th c.);
  • Ulugbeg Medressa (15th c.);
  • Abdulaziz-Khan Medressa (17th c.);
  • Magoki-Attari Mosque (10-16th cc.);
  • Lyabi-Hauz ensemble: Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Beghi (1620); Kukeldash Madrassah (Kulba-Kukeldash) (1568-69);
  • Ark fortress (11-20th cc.): Ark citadel; Bolo Hauz Mosque; Balyand Mosque;
  • Toki-Zargaron, Toki-Sarrafon, Toki-Tilpak-Furushon – shopping mall (15th-16th cc.)

5 Day. Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand

07:00-08:00 Breakfast.
08:00 Transfer to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz (360 km, 5 hrs).
11:30 Arrive in Shakhrisabz.
11:30-13:00 Excursion.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-16:00 Continue excursion of Shakhrisabz.
16:00 Continue drive to Samarkand.
17:30 Arrive in Samarkand. Check-in hotel. Rest.
19:30-20:30 Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.

Excursion in Shakhrisabz:

  • Ruins of Ak-Saray Palace (14-15th cc.);
  • Dor-ut Saodat complex: Khazrati Imam Mosque (14th c.), Jahongir Mausoleum (14th c.);
  • Dor-ut Tillavat complex: Gumbazi-Seiidan, Kok Gumbaz Mosque (Blue Dome) (15th c.).

6 Day. Samarkand - Tashkent

08:00-09:00 Breakfast.
09:00-13:00 Excursion. Check-out hotel by 12:00.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-16:00 Continue excursion of Samarkand.
16:00 Transfer to the train station.
17:00 Take express train “Afrosiyob” to Tashkent.
19:10 Arrive in Tashkent.
19:30-20:30 Farewell dinner.
20:30 Transfer to hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Tashkent.

 

Excursion in Samarkand:

 

  • Gur Emir Mausoleum (Tamerlane’s Tomb) (14-15th cc.);
  • Ruhabad Mausoleum (House of Spirit) (14th c.);
  • Registan Square (A sandy place): Ulugbeg Medressa (15th c.), Sher-Dor Medressa (Having tigers) (17th c.), Tillya-Kari Medressa (Coated by gold) (17th c.);
  • Cathedral Mosque Bibi-Khanym (14th c.);
  • Siyab bazaar;
  • Hazret-Hyzr Mosque (19th c.);
  • The architectural complex Shakhi-Zinda (Alive king) (11-19th cc.);
  • Ulugbek Observatory (15th c.)

7 Day. Tashkent

Option 1: 10:30 am Transfer to the Airport. Depart to Geneva via Madrid by HY259 at 13:35.

Option 2: 04:00 am Transfer to the Airport. Depart to Istanbul by TK369 at 06:50.

Option 3: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 13:30 transfer to the Airport. Depart to London by HY201 at 16:30.

Option 4: Free morning. Lunch. Check-out by 12:00. At 12:00 transfer to the Airport. Depart to Paris by HY251 at 15:05.

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