Classical 5-day Tour to Uzbekistan
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Classical 5-day Tour to Uzbekistan

5 days
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Itinerary covers main beauties of Uzbekistan, Georgeous cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent. We travel by car or van in the cities and by speed trains between the cities.

  • Visit Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent in five days
  • Learn about the history of the ancient cities
  • Discover art and culture of Uzbekistan
  • Accommodation at Hotels with breakfast in every city (Dbl room)
  • All transfers on the route (including airport to hotel if demanded)
  • Professional guide in every city
  • Dinner in National house in Bukhara (Day 2)
  • Railway tickets
  • Entrance fee to museums and monuments
Please note: the price for Solo travelers is 800 Usd per person. Minimum 2 people for booking.


Day 1: Tashkent
Stay at Gabrielle International Hotel or similar
Transfer from airport to your hotel (on request).

Tour of Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan and the largest city in Central Asia.

The old city - here you can still find residential houses built in the late 19th century. This is the historical north-western part of Tashkent, where the city was located before the formation of the Turkestan Governorate-General (1865).

Hast Imam Complex (16th-20th centuries) - This is where the famous Koran of caliph Osman (7th century) is kept. In Hast-Imam you will visit Barak Khan Madrasah, Till Sheikh Mosque, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum and Islamic Institute named after Imam al-Bukhari.

" Chorsu Bazaar is one of the oldest bazaars in the city. The Chorsu Bazaar in Tashkent, which is more than a hundred years old, has also always been located on the main square of Eski Zhuva.

A visit to Akbar and Alisher Rakhimov's ceramics workshop is a unique place, a paradise in the old city part of Tashkent, where there is a completely different approach to the process, to the products and to the aesthetic design.

There are no clichés and typical ceramics here, each bowl and plate is a work of art, and the house with a beautiful garden adds a special oriental flavor and charm to the workshop.

Abdulkasym Madrasah (XIX c) - One of the most interesting historical buildings in Tashkent is Abdulkasym Madrasah, it was built in 1850, but folk legends say that the "first stone" of this structure was laid already in the beginning of the XIX century. Nowadays there is a Center of Applied Arts in the building where every connoisseur of Oriental culture can visit Madrasah and watch the work of famous Uzbek craftsmen. Here you can find the works of skilled embroiderers: carpets, scarves, scarves, bags embroidered in the national style. Connoisseurs of metal works can buy various metal objects with intricate carvings and engravings.

Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, which is known since 1927, when the first exhibition of works of masters of Uzbekistan was organized there. The museum keeps more than 7,000 samples of Applied Arts: hand embroidery, skullcaps, jewelry, carpets and other handicraft items fr om the beginning of the 19th century to the present day.

Day 2: Bukhara

Train Tashkent - Bukhara

Stay at Kukeldosh national hotel Bukhara or similar

Early morning after breakfast transfer to the train station to Bukhara. Arrival in Bukhara, meeting with driver and guide.

The city of Bukhara is a city of Oriental poetry and fairy tales, the romantic look of which attracts tourists from all over the world; it has also been known as the holiest city in Asia. Bukhara has about 300 mosques and 80 madrassas.

Excursion to this magnificent city includes a tour of the LyabiHauz Ensemble, Nodir Khan Diwan Begi Madrassah, Nodir Devan Begi Honaka Madrassah, Magoki-Attari Mosque. In Bukhara folk crafts have been developed since ancient times, here you can see many famous masters and craftsmen. Embroidery and carpet weaving occupy a special place in the handicraft art.

In the afternoon tour to Ark fortress, Bolo Hauz Mosque, Ismail Samani mausoleum and Chashma Ayub . We will visit the home studio of Rahmon Toshev - he will share with you the secrets of traditional embroidery "Suzanne"; usually women do it, but he inherited it from his grandmother and now passes his secrets to his family and students.

Dinner at Rakhmon's house, when ere you can enjoy the amazing taste of traditional Bukhara pilaf.

If desired, tourists can participate in a fascinating master class on cooking Bukhara pilaf together with the owner of the house. Check in to the hotel

Day 3: Bukhara - Samarkand
Stay at Kukeldosh national hotel Bukhara or similar
Evening train Bukhara - Samarkand

Continuation of the tour through the fabulous Bukhara.

Oriental spice shop. You can feel the fragrance long before you see the source itself. The owner, like a magician, towers over his goods, in front of him a whole palette of colors - small and large bags of spices: Zira (cumin), cardamom, turmeric, saffron, coriander, cumin, sesame, red and black bitter peppers, dried tomatoes and red sweet peppers (paprika), chickpeas, cloves, barberry, spices "universal" (for example, seasonings for pilaf - a set of specially selected spices for the king of Uzbek cuisine) and much more.

Blacksmith's workshop is not just a working workshop, but a real museum of traditional crafts. Here you can find all the tools and gadgets used by the masters of the past, and in the heart of the studio there is a big furnace for working with metal.

The workshop of jewelers and embroiderers -the oldest art of the East, was the famous Bukhara gold embroidery. Sewing with gold and silver threads is occupied by men. Silk or paper thread was tightly wrapped with the thinnest strip of gold or silver. The thread was then sewn with stitches usually to a colored velvet background.

Museum-workshop of Bukhara dolls made of papier-mache, almost forgotten art of making traditional Bukhara dolls-toys and collected old artifacts, documents and photos on the history of dolls. Right from the doorstep you get into the magical atmosphere of eastern fairy tales and legends. In the museum tourists can buy dolls they liked.

Transfer to the railway station for Afrosiab high speed train to Samarkand.

Arrival in Samarkand, meeting with driver and guide, accommodation and check-in at hotel.

Day 4: Samarkand

Stay at Gur Emir Samarkand or similar

Breakfast at the hotel. Samarkand is a legendary city on the Great Silk Road, the capital of the great empire of Tamerlane. Today our guests are taken on a fascinating tour of the famous Samarkand. Firstly, you will go to the very heart of the city to the Registan ensemble square. Excursion to three madrassahs: Ulugbek Madrassah, Tillya-Kori and Sher-Dor, which will fascinate everyone with their grandeur and beauty of architectural style. Next is an excursion to Gur-Emir, the mausoleum of the great Tamerlane and the Timurid dynasty.

After lunch visit grandiose construction of Amir Temur times - Bibi-Khanum main Friday mosque as well as Shah-iZinda burial place and Siab Bazar.

Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent

Stay at Gur Emir Samarkand or similar

(Return to Tashkent or departure from Samarkand depending on your flight home)

visit Ulugbek Observatory (15th century) - Scientific works of Ulugbek were created due to the unique observatory he built in Samarkand. The main stationary instrument was a giant quadrant placed inside a cylindrical building 48 meters in diameter (the remains of the foundation, or rather trenches from it, were found during archaeological research).

Excursion to the Meros Paper Factory in the village of Konigil, famous for the production of Samarkand silk paper. There you will be shown in detail the whole process of its production from the bark of mulberry trees. It is an interesting fact that this kind of paper can be stored for up to 300 - 400 years.

Here in the Samarkand paper factory not only make postcards, notebooks, masks, but even dresses, dolls and handbags.

Transfer to Tashkent by train to departure or departure from Samarkand international airport depending on your flights.

Free cancellation

Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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