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Along the Silk Road Tour Uzbekistan - Private Tour

Along the Silk Road Uzbekistan Tour, 2022-2023

Along the Slik Road Tour to Uzbekistan: Explore Ancient Cities Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Shakhrisabz - the Oldest Inhabited Cities in Central Asia. Enjoy your day tour out in nature exploring and hiking in the mountains of Western Tien-Shan Mountains.

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Tour duration: 7 days/6 nights
Travel date: Flexible
Tour type: Private
Tour itinerary: Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Tashkent-Chimgan-Tashkent
Tour language: English, Russian

Day 1: ... - Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)

Arrive in Tashkent. GLOBAL CONNECT driver will meet you at the Tashkent International Airport. (If you are arriving by an early morning flight, extra night at the hotel may be needed).
Start sightseeing from the 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 MadrasahTillya Sheikh MosqueMuyi Muborak MadrasahKaffal Shashi MausoleumNew Khazrati Imam Mosque and the Muftiate building. Drive to Chorsu Bazaar. After exploring the bazaar drive to the Central Asian Plov Center. Plov is cooked in a giant, wood-fired kazans. Enjoy your plov!
Visit the State Museum of Applied Art to see priceless samples of applied art created by golden hands of masters from the first half of XIX century up to the present time. Have a short Tashkent metro ride from "Kosmonavtlar" station to "Mustakallik Maydoni" station. Visit Independence SquareAlisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi TheatreAmir Temur Square and Museum, "Broadway" street where some street artists and painters display their original artworks (there are many shopping centers, fashion shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes are located on and around the Broadway) and Monument of Courage. Drop off at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)

06:30 Transfer to the train station.
07:28 Transfer to Bukhara by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
11:19 Arrive in Bukhara. Leave your luggage at the hotel (check in time is from 14:00) and start your walking sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex, Magoki-Attori MosqueChor-Minor Madrasah, Trade domes, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasahsMiri-Arab MadrasahKalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Chashma-Ayub and Ismail Samani mausoleums. GLOBAL CONNECT will arrange a dinner at Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah Restaurant where you can enjoy Traditional Dance Show. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara - Samarkand (Free day)

Breakfast at the hotel.
12:00 Check out. Free time in the city.
14:40 Transfer to the train station.
15:52 Transfer to Samarkand by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
17:22 Arrive in Samarkand. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Free time (Recommended visiting Gur-Emir and Registan to see a night view). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand (Sightseeing tour duration: 7 hours)

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum, "The Pearl of Central Asia" - Registan SquareBibi-Khanum Mosque and Siab Bazaar. Visit Khazrat Khizr MosqueMausoleum of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam KarimovShakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Ulughbek ObservatoryMausoleum of Saint Daniel. Visit the "Meros" paper mill in Konigil village. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)

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 PalaceKok Gumbaz Mosque.
15:00 Drive back to Samarkand directly to the train station.
17:32 Transfer to Tashkent by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
19:48 Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Tashkent - Chimgan - Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Transfer to Chimgan Mountains (Western Tien-Shan Mountains, 92 km) with a driver. Arrive in Charvak. Walking in the mountains. Take a cableway ride. Transfer to the shore of the Charvak Reservoir. Visit unique petroglyphs and rock carvings made by prehistoric people. Make some photo stops along the way to take in the views. Transfer back to the hotel in Tashkent. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - ...

Breakfast at the hotel.
11:00 Check out. Free time.
Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport according to the flight time.

Along the Silk Road Tour Photos:

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Transport

Number of people Vehicle Type:
1-2 Sedan car with a/c (Chevrolet Lacetti, Chevrolet Cobalt)
3-5 Minivan with a/c (Hyundai Grand Starex),
Minibus with a/c (Toyota Hiace, King Long, Joy Long)

Accommodation in Tashkent

Accommodation type Accommodation
Budget option Art Rakat, Orient Palace, Art House or similar
Standard option Old Tashkent, Sato Hotel, Grand Capital or similar
Comfort option Daniel Hill, Praga, Navruz or similar

Accommodation in Bukhara

Accommodation type Accommodation
Budget option Breshim, Yasmin, Crystal Hotel or similar
Standard option Grand Emir Residence, Zargaron Plaza or similar
Comfort option Malika Bukhara, Omar Khayam, Lyabi House or similar

Accommodation in Samarkand

Accommodation type Accommodation
Budget option B&B EmirSamarkand Travel Inn or similar
Standard option DilshodaArba Hotel, City, Meros Boutique or similar
Comfort option Minor HotelEmir HanPlatan or similar

Private Tour Price

Price per person in USD for 2022-2023
Number of people Budget option Standard option Comfort option
1 960 1150 1270
2 630 750 880
3-5 620 740 870
6 and more on request
Single supplement 60 120 180
Traveling with children children under 5 - free of charge; children under 10 - half price
Price includes
  • Uzbekistan Visa Support (LOI/e-visa);
  • Accommodation based on double/twin shared room with breakfast (breakfast is available from 7:00 until 10:00 a.m. A lunch box for breakfast is possible for early departures on request at the Reception the day before);
  • All airport/train station pick up/drop off services;
  • All transportation services during the tour according to the itinerary;
  • Local certified tour guide services in Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand and Shakhrisabz;
  • Entrance tickets to all monuments and museums according to the itinerary;
  • Cableway ride fees in Chimgan Mountains;
  • Tashkent-Bukhara high-speed train "Afrosiyob" ticket* (economy class);
  • Bukhara-Samarkand high-speed train "Afrosiyob" ticket* (economy class);
  • Samarkand-Tashkent high-speed train "Afrosiyob" ticket* (economy class);
    *The high-speed train tickets maybe unavailable if a booking made less than 30 days before the departure date and it can be replaced with the most comfortable class of regular train tickets.
  • Lunch at the Central Asia Plov Center;
  • Dinner at Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah Restaurant and Traditional dance show;
  • Local prepaid SIM cards with internet access per person (5 GB internet package);
  • 24 hour customer service.
Price does not include
  • Lunches and dinners (to be paid directly by tourists at the places, except of those listed in "included").

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