Tour to Uzbekistan: Explore Ancient Cities Tashkent, Samarkand, and Fergana Valley
Duration: 9 days/8 nights
Tour date: Flexible
Tour type: Private
Language: Russian, English, German, French, Chinese, Korean, Japan
Day 1: ...- Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)
Arrive in Tashkent. GLOBAL CONNECT driver will meet you at the Tashkent International Airport and transfer you to the hotel (Check in from 14:00). 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 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 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 Square, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre, Amir 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: 5-6 hours)
06:30 Transfer to the train station.
07:30 Transfer to Bukhara by high-speed train "Afrosiyob".
11:17 Arrive in Bukhara. Leave your luggage in the 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. 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 (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 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 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, "The Pearl of Central Asia" - Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque and Siab Bazaar. Luxury Plov for lunch will be arranged by GLOBAL CONNECT. Visit Khazrat Khizr Mosque, Mausoleum of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Ulughbek Observatory, Mausoleum of Saint Daniel. Visit the "Meros" paper mill in Konigil village. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Samarkand-Tashkent (Free day)
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. (check out at 11:00)
16:00 Transfer to the train station.
17:25 Transfer to Tashkent by high-speed train "Afrosiyob"
20:10 Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Tashkent-Kokand-Fergana
07:00 Transfer to the train station.
08:05 Transfer to Kokand by train.
12:16 Arrive in Kokand. Start sightseeing in Fergana Valley. Visit Jami Mosque, Norbutbiy Madrasah and Khudoyarkhan Palace. Drive to Fergana city (82 km). Visit Akhmad Al-Fergani Park. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Fergana-Rishtan-Margilan-Tashkent
09:00 Drive to Rishtan to visit Art Ceramic Factory. After enjoying pottery workshop drive to Margilan. Visit Said Akhmad Khoja Madrasah. Here you can find a number of craftsmen producing handmade carpets and silk. Visit traditional market and Yodgorlik Silk Factory where can be seen the production process of silk with traditional Ikat patterns.
15:00 Transfer to the train station.
16:20 Transfer to Tashkent by train.
21:25 Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Tashkent-...
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
11:00 Check out. Free time.
Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport according to the flight time.
Sunny Uzbekistan Tour Photos:
|Number of people||Vehicle Type|
|1-2||Sedan car with a/c (Chevrolet Lacetti 2016, Chevrolet Cobalt 2016),
MPV car with a/c (Orlando Chevrolet 2016)
|3-8||Crossover with a/c (Captiva Chevrolet 2018),
Minivan with a/c (Hyundai Grand Starex 2016, Toyota Hiace 2016)
Accommodation in Tashkent
|Budget option||Trip.Le, Art Hostel, Topchan Hostel or similar|
|Standard option||Rohat, Uzbekistan, Shodlik Palace or similar|
|Comfort option||Daniel Hill, The Royal Mezbon, Lotte City Hotel Tashkent, Miran or similar|
Accommodation in Bukhara
|Budget option||Abu Shakheen Guest House, Hotel Shams, Breshim or similar|
|Standard option||Grand Emir Residence, Devonbegi, Golden Bukhara Boutique or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Bukhara, Malika Bukhara, Omar Khayam, Zargaron Plaza or similar|
Accommodation in Samarkand
|Budget option||B&B Emir, Jahongir Guest House, Samarkand Travel Inn or similar|
|Standard option||Arba Hotel, City, Ideal, Meros Boutique or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Samarkand, Sultan Hotel, Malika Prime, Platan, Emir Han or similar|
Accommodation in Fergana
|Budget option||Toj Mahal Hotel, Club 777 or similar|
|Comfort option||Asia Fergana 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||
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