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Day 1: Tashkent arrival

Upon arrival at the Airport, welcome by guide and driver. Transfer to the hotel and leave there baggage.Start sightseeing and city tour to Tashkent. 

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 2: Tashkent (visits)

After breakfast visit Tashkent polytechnic museum (closed on Monday), where you can get acquainted with the history of modern automobile construction and see the different kind of famous cars as “Volkswagen Beetle” and “Moskvich-400”.

Visit Japanese garden which pleasantly surprises with its beauty. Parents with children come here to feed the numerous ducks swimming on the surface of the lake adjacent to the Japanese garden. 

Explore Tashkent railway museum – one of the most interesting museum for children and for their parents. 

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 3: Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva (domestic flight)

Transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Urgench. 

Explore marvelous city, listed in Unesco World Heritage Site. Sightseeing program includes excursion in all monuments of Ichan Kala. 

Lunch at restaurant and acquaintance with local cuisine.

After explore other exceptional monuments, situated in Ichan Kala – the Mausoleum of Pahlavan Mahmud (1247 - 1325); the Mausoleum of Sayid All-Uddin, which has retained its XIVth-century layout intact; the Medresa of Islam-Khodja (1908 - 1910), with its elegant minaret, at 45 m the highest in Khiva; The Medresa of Alla-Kuli, built in 1835 in an awkward space near the east gate of the inner town, is a celebrated example of harmonious blending into an ancient urban fabric. 

Day 4: Khiva – Bukhara (450 km ~7-8h drive)

Breakfast at hotel. Early in the morning drive to Bukhara direction by passing red sands of the desert Kizil-Kum. Rest stop and explore the river of Amu-Darya, blue serpent in the desert...

Lunch on the way. In the afternoon going on the road doing another rest stop en-route near Gazli. Arrive late afternoon, transfer and check-in to the hotel.

Night at the Emir Hôtel (Bukhara)

Day 5: Walking tour in old Bukhara 

Breakfast at hotel. Discover the most mysterious city of the Silk Road – Bukhara and its magnificent historical monuments that attract thousands of visitors by their beauty.

Full day sightseeing program. 

Night at the Emir Hôtel (Bukhara)

Day 6: Bukhara – Samarkand (domestic train)

Visit architectural ensemble Laybi-Hauz –the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara. 

Visit monuments situated in countryside of the Bukhara: the mosque Tchor Minor, or « Four Minarets », hidden in the alleys of the ancient district of the city, an example of XIX cc. monument;

The visit to workshop of popular puppet-creator Iskandar KHAKIMOV. Transfer to the railway station to take express train to Samarkand. Upon arrival to Samarkand, drive to hotel and check-in. Dinner time. Overnight at the hotel.

Grand Samarkand (Samarkand)

Day 7: Samarkand (visits)

Sightseeing program: The Registan Square (“Sandy Place”), the ensemble of three madrasahs (the Ulughbek Madrasah (1417-1420), the Sher Dor Madrasah (1619-1636) and the Tillya Kori Madrasah (1646-1660)is a unique example of town-building art a remarkable pattern of the architectural planning of the main town square; the Gur-Amir Mausoleum –a world known masterpiece of Central Asian architecture, the family crypt of the great dynasty of Tamerlane, with a fine ribbed dome and decorated with paper-maché inside.

In the afternoon, you will discover other miracles of the city: The Pearl of Samarkand – Bibi Khanum Mosque. Constructed in 1399 by the best architects and artisans of Khorossan, Azerbaijan, Persia and India, the mosque was compared with the beauty and shining of the Milky Way; the Siyab Bazaar, the most ancient and biggest in Samarkand. 

Grand Samarkand (Samarkand)

Day 8: Samarkand – Mitan village – Samarkand (~1h of drive)

Morning drive to Mitan Village. Arriving at the village of Mitan which is the winner of the World Responsible Tourism Travel Award 'To Do' at the ITB Berlin 2015. In the village you will be a guest in one of the Uzbek local family.

Lunch at the local house, with traditional Uzbek welcome meals.

​In the afternoon you can go for a walk in village and observe beautiful nature almost untouched by human development.

Have a tour in Mitan village, you really feel the Uzbek Life. You will have a unique opportunity to see the life of an ordinary Uzbek village with all its joys and difficulties.

Drive back to Samarkand, visit Konigil Paper factory where you can watch a papermaking process with your own eyes. Also, here you can see the process of baking Traditional Uzbek bread. The owners of the factory can show you and your children how to make Uzbek bread, which is very popular among Central Asia countries (you may take part in the preparation process). Transfer to hotel. Free time. 

Grand Samarkand (Samarkand)

Day 9: Samarkand – Tashkent (domestic train)

Breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing program: the Shakhi-Zinda Ensemble with more than 20 buildings, built from early XI up to XIV cc. Each mausoleum has its own style of decoration and great fantasy of skillful artisans; the Observatory of Ulugbek –one of the famous observatories of the middle Ages, built in 1428-1429. Lunch at local restaurant.

Drive to the railway station for taking express train to Tashkent. Upon arrival, transfer and check-in to the hotel.

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 10: Tashkent departure

Breakfast at hotel, departure to airport for taking flight back home. Have a safe flight! 



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For 2 Adults
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All year round $1,550

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