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Discovery Tour to Uzbekistan - Private Tour

Discovery Tour to Uzbekistan, 2022-2023

Discovery Tour to Uzbekistan: Discover amazing places, local traditions and culture of Uzbek people.

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Tour duration: 12 days/11 nights
Tour date: Flexible
Tour type: Private
Tour itinerary: Tashkent-Nukus-Muynak-Nukus-Khiva-Bukhara-Gijduvan-Nurata-Yurt Camp-Aydar Lake-Sentyab village-Samarkand-Tashkent-Chimgan-Tashkent
Tour language: English, Russian

Day 1: ... - Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 5-6 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 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 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 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 - Nukus - Muynak - Nukus

05:00 Transfer to the Domestic Airport.
07:25 Flight to Nukus.
09:25 Arrive in Nukus. Visit Savitsky Art Museum in Nukus.
Lunch. Transfer to Muynak (200 km). En Route to Muynak visit Ancient Complex Mizdakhan. The ancient complex keeps a lot of secrets and even mystical legends and beliefs. There is a small madrasah called sometimes “World Clock”, which served as the burial place of one of the saints. According to the legend every year, this building loses one brick from the masonry, and when the building collapses, the world will come to the end. Visit Muynak Museum and the "Cemetery of ships" - former Sea port of Muynak. Today tourists arrive in Muynak in great numbers to see the cemetery of ships – corroded iron bulks amid the Aralkum desert, a new desert that has formed on the bottom of the former Aral Sea. Visit Local History Museum and the former port of Muynak. You can enjoy watching the endless desert that was once a sea. Drive back to Nukus. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Nukus - Khiva

Breakfast at the hotel.
Drive to Khiva (200 km). En Route to Khiva, visit ancient fortresses of Khorezm - Chilpiq Kala, Kyzyl Kala, Toprak Kala and Ayaz Kala. Arrive in Khiva. Check in. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Khiva (Sightseeing tour duration: 4-5 hours)

Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Start your walking sightseeing tour in ancient Khiva. Explore the walled inner town of the city of Khiva - Itchan Kala. Visit Mukhammad Aminkhan Madrasah, Mukhammad Rahimkhan Madrasah, Kalta-Minor, Kunya-Ark, Juma Mosque, Tash-Khovli Palace, Minaret of Islam-Khoja, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Khiva - Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Bukhara by train. There is a train at 08:23 in the morning on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Other days you can take a train that runs at 15:03. Both trains run more than 6 hours. Arrive in Bukhara and transfer to the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

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

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 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 7: Bukhara - Gijduvan - Nurata - Yurt Camp

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Drive to Gijduvan. Visit the ceramics workshop in Gijduvan. Drive to Nurata.
13:00 Arrive in Nurata. Start your self-guided walking sightseeing tour in Nurata town. Visit Complex Chashma Spring and Namazgah Mosque. Go up to the hills to visit the remains of the Fortress of Alexander the Great. Drive to the Yurt Camp. Overnight in the Yurt Camp.

Day 8: Yurt Camp - Aydar Lake - Sentyab village

Breakfast in the Yurt Camp.
09:00 Drive to the Aydar Lake. Stop and watching along the lakeshore. Drive to Sentyab village.
13:00 Arrive in Sentyab village. Lunch with a local family. Enjoy your free time for hiking. Dinner with the host. Spend a night in a traditional house to experience the charm of local life.

Day 9: Sentyab village - Samarkand

Breakfast.
09:00 Drive to Samarkand.
13:30 Arrive in Samarkand. Transfer to the hotel. Free time (Recommended visiting Gur-Emir and Registan to see a night view). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Samarkand - Tashkent (Sightseeing tour duration: 6-7 hours)

Breakfast at the hotel.
08:30 Visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum, "The Pearl of Central Asia" - Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque and Siab Bazaar. 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.
16:30 Transfer to 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 11: 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 12: Tashkent - ...

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

Uzbekistan Discovery 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, NavruzSimma Spa or similar

Accommodation in Nukus

Accommodation type Accommodation
Budget option Jipek Joli, Ratmina or similar
Standard option
Comfort option Poytaht or similar

Accommodation in Khiva

Accommodation type Accommodation
Budget option Qosha Darvoza, Tosh Darvoza, MuhammadaliMeros or similar
Standard option ArkanchiErkin Palace, Khiva Palace or similar
Comfort option Zarafshan BoutiqueOrient Star, Asia Khiva, Bek Khiva 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 1690 1850 1950
2 1040 1150 1320
3-5 1030 1140 1310
6 and more on request
Single supplement 110 220 340
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);
  • Yurts in the Yurt Camp;
  • Guest house in Sentyab village;
  • All airport/train station pick up/drop off services;
  • All transportation services during the tour according to the itinerary;
  • Local tour guide services in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand;
  • Entrance tickets to all monuments and museums according to the itinerary (Except in Muynak, Nukus, Ancient Castles and Nurata);
  • Cableway ride fees in Chimgan Mountains;
  • Tashkent-Nukus flight ticket (economy class);
  • Khiva-Bukhara regional train ticket (2-person Compartment SV Sleeper);
  • Samarkand-Tashkent high-speed train "Afrosiyob" ticket* (economy class);
    *The high-speed train tickets maybe unavailable if the booking made less than 30 days before the departure date and it can be replaced with the most comfortable class of regular train tickets.
  • Meals in Yurt Camp (Dinner and breakfast);
  • Meals in Sentyab Village (Lunch, dinner and breakfast);
  • 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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