Slik Road Tour to Uzbekistan: Explore Ancient Cities Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Shakhrisabz - the Oldest Inhabited Cities in Central Asia.
Tour duration: 7 days/6 nights
Travel date: Flexible
Tour type: Private
Tour itinerary: Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Tashkent
Tour language: Russian, English, German, French, Chinese, Korean, Japan
Day 1: ... - Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)
Arrive in Tashkent. GLOBAL CONNECT driver will meet you at the Tashkent International Airport and transfer you to the hotel.
14:00 Check in.
15:00 Start sightseeing from Old City part of Tashkent. Visit Khast Imam - a cultic architectural complex and the religious center of Tashkent where the world famous Uthman Quran has been preserved. Khast Imam complex consists of Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tillya Sheikh Mosque, Muyi Muborak Madrasah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, New Khazrati Imam Mosque and the Muftiate building. Drive to Chorsu Bazaar. After exploring the bazaar visit the Monument of Courage, Amir Temur Square, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre, Memorial Complex of Memory of Repression Victims, and Independence Square. Dinner. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent-Bukhara (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)
06:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
06:30 Transfer to train station.
07:30 Transfer to Bukhara by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
11:17 Arrive in Bukhara. Leave your luggage in hotel and start your walking sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, Trade domes, Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasahs, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Chashma-Ayub and Ismail Samani mausoleums.
Dinner (Recommended to have a dinner at Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah Restaurant where you can enjoy Traditional Dance Show). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Countryside sightseeing. Visit summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir - Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa, Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum and Chor-Bakr Necropolis. Transfer back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara-Samarkand (Free day)
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. (check out is at 11:00)
14:30 Transfer to train station.
15:51 Transfer to Samarkand by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
17:25 Arrive in Samarkand. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Free time. (Recommended to visit Gur-Emir and Registan to see a night view). Overnight at the hotel.
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Magnificent Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque and Siab Bazaar.
13:00 Luxury Plov for lunch will be arranged by GLOBAL CONNECT.
14:00 Continue sightseeing. Visit Khazrat Khizr Mosque, Mausoleum of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Ulughbek Observatory, Mausoleum of Saint Daniel, the "Meros" paper mill in Konigil village.
18:00 Transfer back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Transfer to Shakhrisabz (85 km). Drive through the Aman-Kutan Gorge and Takhta-Karacha Mountain Pass. On the way stop to take a view at Teshiktosh (Stone with hole). The film "Apachen" (1973) was shot on this location - an area that looks incredibly like the American Southwest. Short stop at the top of the mountain pass. There is a tiny market where some local dried fruits can be bought.
11:00 Arrive in Shakhrisabz. Visit Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Saodat Memorial Complex, remains of Ak Saray Palace, Kok Gumbaz Mosque.
15:00 Drive back to Samarkand directly to the train station.
17:25 Transfer to Tashkent by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
20:10 Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent - …
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Free time.
11:00 Check out.
Transfer to the international airport.
Along the Silk Road Tour Photos:
|Number of people||Vehicle Type|
|1-2||Sedan car with a/c (Chevrolet Lacetti 2016, Chevrolet Cobalt 2016)|
|3-8||Minivan with a/c (Hyundai Grand Starex 2016)|
Accommodation in Tashkent
|Budget option||Art Hostel, Topchan Hostel or similar|
|Standard option||Crown, Rohat or similar|
|Comfort option||Shodlik Palace, Asia Hotel, Uzbekistan or similar|
Accommodation in Bukhara
|Budget option||Jeyran, Rustam&Zukhra, Rumi or similar|
|Standard option||Lyabi House, Kukeldash, Devonbegi or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Bukhara, Malika Bukhara, Grand Bukhara or similar|
Accommodation in Samarkand
|Budget option||Furkat Guest House, Amir Hostel or similar|
|Standard option||City, Ideal, Kamila or similar|
|Comfort option||Emir Han, Asia Samarkand, Grand Samarkand or similar|
Private Tour Price
|Tour price per person in 2019-2020 (USD/EUR/GBP)|
|Number of people||Budget option||Standard option||Comfort option|
Why GLOBAL CONNECT?
|Price does not include||
NO HIDDEN FEES
|PARTIAL PREPAYMENT TO BOOK|
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