Tashkent – the capital of the country, the combination of the new and ancient architecture. Well-known with its wide range of museums and unusual underground metro stations.
Khiva – the pearl of the East which is divided into three parts: the fortress - Kunya-Ark, suburb - Dishan-Kala and the inner city - Itchan-Kala.
Bukhara – situated on the Silk Route and includes more than 140 architectural monuments.
The camp of yurts in Yangui Gazgan– traditional diner, local troubadour songs of Kazakh Akyns, dances around the camp fire. The thousands of stars in the blue sky open the door of another world…
Mitan village (the houses built of adobe, the valleys filled by cotton, super generous local people and their lifestyle, customs and etc.) –the winner of the World Responsible Tourism Travel Award 'To Do' at the ITB Berlin 2015.
Samarkand – one of the most ancient cities of Central Asia (UNESCO).See more
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Upon arrival at the Airport of Tashkent, welcome by guide and driver. Transfer to the hotel and leave baggage there.
Start sightseeing and city tour to Tashkent.
In the afternoon visit to The Museum of Applied Art of Tashkent, the ancient palace of Russian diplomat Alexander Polovtsev that is transformed to the museum in 1938. After, city tour to Amir Temur Square, Independence Square and Minor Mosque.
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Urgench.
In the morning, arrival to the airport of Urgench, the capital of Khorezm region and transfer to Khiva. On arrival, transfer to hotel for leaving there the baggage.
Explore marvelous city, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lunch at restaurant and acquaintance with local cuisine.
After explore other exceptional monuments, situated in Ichan Kala.
Breakfast at hotel.
Explore ancient fortresses Toprak Kala and Kizyl Kala, situated in 80 km of Khiva.
Then drive to Ayaz Kala and visits ancient and biggest, mud-walled fortress, built on the top of a hill overlooking the vast Amu Darya plain (IV-II centuries B.C.). Lunch time.
In the afternoon drive back to Khiva.
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.
Discover the most mysterious city of the Silk Road –Bukhara and its magnificent historical monuments that attract thousands of visitors by their beauty.
Lunch time. In the afternoon continue to explore other monuments, as: architectural ensemble Laybi-Hauz (means «the shore of reservoir») –the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara.
In the morning you will visit other monuments situated in countryside of the Bukhara.
Afternoon will be a free time for personal discovery.
In the morning drive to the Nurata direction. On the way make a stop en-route in Guijduvan, a small village 40 km far from the Bukhara. Guijduvan ceramic workshop is known throughout the country and is protected by UNESCO. Alisher Narzullaev will demonstrate with a great pleasure our National ceramics which are very interesting.
Further, make another stop in the naval region, to visit ancient caravanserai Rabat-i-Malik (XI c) and medieval water keeper Sardoba (XV c). After arriving, visit local house for a lunch.
Afternoon- visit the ruins the ancient Citadel of Alexander the Great and finally arrive to a camping yurt. Accommodation in the camp yurt, riding Camels and dinner in a desert around the fire.
After the breakfast drive to Asraf village. In the village you will be a guest in one of Uzbek local family.
Upon arrival, transfer to local guesthouse in Asraf village.
The guesthouse owner will show you their facilities and their very nice garden, where you can spend some time to relax.
In the afternoon excursion to next village named Eski Forish. On the way explore ancient petroghlyps on stones. Visit historic look-out point in Eski Forish, which was used to observe the Kyzylkum plains in order to avoid sudden attacks of enemies.
Return to Asraf and have a rest.
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. There you will meet your local guide and eat lunch with them.
In the afternoon you can go for a walk around village and observe beautiful nature almost untouched by human development. Having the tour in Mitan village, you really feel the Uzbek Life.
In the afternoon drive to Samarkand, transfer and check-in to the hotel.
Right after begins 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. Lunch time.
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.
Dinner time. Overnight at the hotel.
In the morning drive to Shakhrisabz city, Tamerlane's birthplace. Make a stop in two beautiful natural areas.
Upon arrival start sightseeing, visit: the Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Siadat Memorial Complex, remains of Ak-Saray Palace, Dor-ut Tilavat Ensemble with Kok-Gumbaz Mosque and burial vault of Tamerlane’s father.
Drive back to Samarkand.
Sightseeing program: the Shakhi-Zinda Ensemble with more than 20 buildings, built from early XI up to XIV cc.
Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon transfer to the railway station to take express train to Tashkent. Upon arrival in Tashkent, transfer and check-in to the hotel.
In the morning departure to Fergana valley through mountains and pass of (2 268m neck) Kamchik, located in the Chatkal mountains range. Make rest stop en route in Kokand and visit the palace of Khudoyar Khan and Juma mosque.
On the road, make another rest stop en route in Rishtan, the center of ceramics in the region. Visit the house of a well-known ceramic master Rustam Usmanov whose works are exhibited on world exhibitions. Enjoy a pottery workshop and have a look at ceramic collection in a small museum. Arrival in Fergana, transfer and check-in to hotel.
Pleasant walk in park and boulevards.
In the morning visit Akhmad Al Fergani Park.
Kumtepa Bazaar is the largest market in Fergana Valley, which is available only on Thursday and Sunday.
Continue to Margilan and visit Said Akhmad-Khoja Madrasah. Today, madrasah is a home to a number of craftsmen producing handmade carpets and silk.
Have a walk on traditional market and continue to Yodgorlik Silk factory to see the production process of silk with traditional Ikat patterns (closed on Sundays).
Drive back to Tashkent, drop off at your hotel or residence.
Breakfast at hotel, departure to airport for taking flight.
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