Uzbekistan Tour 4

Uzbekistan: Tour 4, Uzbekistan tours 

Uzbekistan: Tour 4
Days of tour: 5
Country: Uzbekistan
Places: Tashkent - Samarkand - Urgut - Tashkent

Day 1: Tashkent
Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and travel to the city for a sightseeing tour. Visit the Independence square as the main symbol erected to the victory over fascism in World War II. This day will be continued walking to the local Broadway. Here you will see the Tashkent metro, opened in 1977. See the old part of the city which includes: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex which is famous for numerous madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Then you will admire the beauty of the sacred Othman Quran which is the world's oldest Quran of the 8th century. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four righteous Caliphs who succeeded the prophet Muhammad) and killed by non-muslims in 8th century. His blood is found on the pages of holy Quran. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand (350 km, 4 hrs drive)
This tour will start by travelling to Samarkand. The amazing city of Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan, also it is the second largest city of Uzbekistan. Today you will visit the most remaining sights such as Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square attracts travelers with three charming Madrasahs found in the 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh signifies a rich collection of mausoleums originated in the 11th-15 centuries, later on it became a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to the beloved Tamerlane's wife, when he came back from his successful trip from India. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Samarkand - Urgut - Samarkand
In the morning we will visit a small village outside of Samarkand - Urgut. This village is well-known for its boisterous and interesting national bazaar. In the second part of day we will return to Samarkand and driver further to another village where you can see commemorative complex of Al Bukhary who was an Islamic scholar and authored the hadith collection known as Sahih al Bukhari, considered by Sunni Muslims as one of the most authentic Hadith collections. He wrote other books such as Al Adab al Mufrad. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand - Tashkent (350 km)
In the morning is transfer to Tashkent. Visit the Courage Monument which is a honoring complex, placed in honor of the abolition of the values of the Tashkent earthquake. Then the tour continues to Zangi Ota memorial complex. According to legend, Zangi Oota was a shepherd and renowned for his knowledge and good deeds. The city tour will be ended by visiting the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, which has 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 and flight to next destination.

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

Price per person: 
02 pax - 420 $
04 pax - 350 $
06 pax - 310 $
08 pax - 295
10 pax - 275 $
Single - 50 $

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

*Half board - 35 $

*Full board - 65 $

*Entrance fees - 30 $ available with escort guide only  

Local guides - 140 $ per group

Escort guide - 200 $ per group


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

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets - 60 $ pp for round trip