Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan tour (option without Ashgabat and Mary)

Trip Highlights

Description

This trip includes lots of cultural and historical heritage, museums, and natural tourist spots adventure.

Have the chance to see the KhudoyarKhan Palace, Jami Mosque and Norbut-biy Madrasah, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Samani dynasty and Chashma-Ayub
mausoleums.

Visit mausoleums of Turebek-Khanym, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il Arslan, Najmad-din-Kubra, Sultan Ali. Discover the Kutlug Timur Minaret and Kyrk Molla hill and of course the Darwaza gas crater.

Itinerary

Sightseeing tour in the capital of Uzbekistan - Khast-Imom Complex, Madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tilla Sheikh Mosque, Mausoleum of the Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Explore Chor-Su Bazaar. Walk in the city center with Amir Temur Square, Independence Square, Applied Arts Museum. Ballet and Opera show in Tashkent Navoi theatre , optional , tickets can be arranged upon request (10$ per person). Overnight.
(B+Welcome dinner in Tashkent)

After early breakfast in the hotel, at 0715 Transfer to the Tashkent train station. Take the train to Kokand at 0805-1157 . Lunch at local restaurant Chayhana in Kokand and Visit the KhudoyarKhan Palace, Jami Mosque and Norbut-biy Madrasah. Evening transfer to Kokand station to get back to Tashkent at 1650-2045. Transfer to hotel in Tashkent. Overnight.

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to railway station at 0715– take fast speed train “Afrosiyob” at 0800-1010. Upon arrival in Samarkand proceed for City tour in Samarkand - visit Registan Square, remains of Bibi Khanum Mosque, Siyob Bazaar, Ulughbek Observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Gur Emir Mausoleum. Overnight.

Continue sightseeing: visit Afrasiab Museum and the Tomb of Saint Daniel. Then drive to Koni Ghil village to explore traditional way of making Samarkand paper from mulberry tree. Overnight. Sound and light show can be arranaged in Registan square at around 2100, upon request. (optional $7 per person)

In the morning - drive to Bukhara. Stop on the way at Rabati Malik Caravanserai. At afternoon – walk in Old Bukhara. Explore Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, MagokiAttori Mosque, madrasahs of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, trade domes, Lyabi Hauz Ensemble, Chor-Minor Madrasah. Overnight.

Second day in Bukhara - Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Samani dynasty and Chashma-Ayub mausoleums. Visit of Sitorai-Mokhikhosa – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir and Mausoleum of Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi. Optional Folk show with local music and dance and costume show can be arranged in Nadir Divan Begi madrasah at 1800. ($10 per person). Overnight.

In the morning - drive to Khiva. Stop en-route to enjoy views of the desert and Amudarya River. Time for rest. Overnight at the hotel.
(B+Dinner with show in Private home restaurant)

Visit of Ichan-Kala Fortress, Mukhammad Amin Khan Madrasah, Mukhammad Rahimkhan Madrasah, Kalta Minor, Juma Mosque, Toshkhovli Palace, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum. You will have to explore the local handicraft workshops, silk carpet workshop, wood carving workshop. Local music and dance show can be arranged in Khiva as well or Rope walkers show in Khiva, optional $5 per person. Overnight at the hotel.

In the morning drive to Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan border and drive to Kunya Urgench. Visit mausoleums of Turebek-Khanym, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il Arslan, Najmad-din-Kubra, Sultan Ali.

Discover the Kutlug Timur Minaret and Kyrk Molla hill. In the afternoon drive to Darwaza gas crater. Dinner with fire-cooked meal near the burning gas crater. Overnight in tents.

Ater breakfast drive back to Uzbekistan border near Dashauz-Shavat. You will be met by uzbek guide and bus driver and transferred to Urgench airport for flight to Tashkent, 1hr 20 min flight at 2045 or 2120. Transfer to hotel in Tashkent for overnight.

Free time until transfer to International Airport. Departure.

 

Tour info

Duration
11 days
Group Size
At least 1
Price starts at
2190 USD
Languages
Uzbek, English
Meeting Point

Tashkent International Airport

Dropoff location

Tashkent International Airport

Included

  • Transport 14/22 seats Minibus with air condition

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • Tour escort guide (Russian and English speaking)

  • Meals as mentioned in above program (5 dinners)

  • Entrance fee to the sites and museums as per program

  • Bottled water daily per person

  • Local flight URG-TAS flight ticket, Train ticket TAS-SAM

Excluded

  • International flight to Tashkent

  • Personal charges in hotels

  • Alcohol beverages and soft drinks

  • Tips for guides and drivers

  • Photo and video fee at sites and museums

  • Visa fee for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Things to know

Supplementary Room Pricing

Here the room rices options:

1. 02 person: US$2190 per person Double room share
2. 04 person: US$2139 per person Double room share
3. 06 person: US$1980 per person Double room share
4. 08 person: US$1840 per person Double room share
5. Single room supplement: US$ 32...

Here the room rices options:

1. 02 person: US$2190 per person Double room share
2. 04 person: US$2139 per person Double room share
3. 06 person: US$1980 per person Double room share
4. 08 person: US$1840 per person Double room share
5. Single room supplement: US$ 325 per person

Note: Visa for Turkmenistan $79 pp.

Accommodation

1. Tashkent – City palace or Grand Mir or Wyndham Tashkent
2. Samarkand – Asia Samarkand, Registon hotel, Malika Diyora
3. Bukhara – Boutique hotels (Komil, Laby Hauz, Rizo, Old Bukhara )
4. Khiva – Malika Khiva, Asia Khiva or similar 3

1. Tashkent – City palace or Grand Mir or Wyndham Tashkent
2. Samarkand – Asia Samarkand, Registon hotel, Malika Diyora
3. Bukhara – Boutique hotels (Komil, Laby Hauz, Rizo, Old Bukhara )
4. Khiva – Malika Khiva, Asia Khiva or similar 3

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