Name: Uzbekistan diamond 3
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent
This tour will give you unforgettable memories of the blue domes and streets with the most beautiful gardens. Here you can get acquainted with the real hospitality of remote villages and get positive emotions
Day 1: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva
Glad to see you in Uzbekistan diamond 3! Arriving to airport, you will be met by the driver and transferred to the hotel. In the morning, you will have flight to Urgench and then travel to Khiva. On arrival, you will have a city tour of the oldest city of Uzbekistan. Visit Ichan-Qala with huge walls and see the old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses. Here you will see over 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. It is important to note that, Ichan-Qala converted historical and architectural conservation resource in 1969. The most significant sites here will be Kunya-Ark fortress of 17th century by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, as wonderful highlight of Khorezm (1830s). Night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 2: Khiva - Bukhara
In the morning we will travel to Bukhara. The city is also known for "town museum" of the middle Ages. On arrival, you will have an opportunity to see more than 140 architectural monuments and amaze by narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments. No doubt you will be astonished on tours. Khiva goes via Kizilkum desert, where you can see the beauty of Amu Darya river (the deepest river in Central Asia). The river developed by the Panj and the Vakhsh in Tajikistan, flowing into Aral See. Free time for night in a hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara
We are glad to announce that, you will have a city tour and explore Citadel Ark of 4th century as the most ancient citadel in Bukhara ruled to several Emir dynasties of Bukhara. Continue visiting the Samanids mausoleum (9th -10th century). Then the Chashma Ayub or Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque. You will find forty columns belonging to Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. On the way, you will be inspired by the shopping domes and see madrasahs of Bukhara - Nodir Divan Begi which was the part of Lyabi House Ensemble. Drive to see the Poi Kalon complex, as one of the most visited art building in Bukhara. It has three structures of the 12th - 16th centuries as Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara - Samarkand
The tour will begin by travelling to Samarkand by train. It is the city tour of today's plan. Samarkand is an amazing city placed in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city in Uzbekistan and looks like old Babylon or Rome. Begin visiting the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a sacred creation which has three astound Madrasahs (15-17th centuries) and considered to be one of the important sites in Uzbekistan. Shakhi-Zindeh complex is known for its collection of mausoleums (11th-15 centuries), and placed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Khanum Mosque is another beautiful creation which was built by Tamerlan for his favorite wife. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent
In the morning you will be transferred to Tashkent by train. Today's day is dedicated to the city tour. Visit Independence square as the main place placed to the victory in World War II. Walk among parks to the Broadway, located between Independence square and Amir Timur square. Don't miss to visit the famous Tashkent metro found in 1977. Afterwards, we will visit the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex in order to see madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The tour will end by seeing the old copu of the sacred Othman Quran (8th century). Your night will be spent in a cozy hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent - Departure
End of Uzbekistan diamond 3 tour program. Airport transfer.
Price per person:
02 pax - 720 $
04 pax - 530 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 440 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 70 $
Early check-in - 40
Single early check-in - 65 $
Half board - 50 $
Full board - 85 $
English speaking guide - 390 $ per group
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 55 $ per person
Khiva - "Porso" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Bukhara - Samarkand, Samarkand - Tashkent in economy class. Afrosiab fast trains are in first choice, if there are no tickets for fast train, we will change with normal trains.
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Urgench