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Uzbakistan tour to Uzbekistan Termez-Samarkand-Bukhara-Tashkent Chimghan - [ Tours ]

Choose a group tour to Uzbekistan and savour the long-lost romance of the Orient as you explore magnificent ancient towns and cities along the Old Silk Road.

From the age-old settlements of Samarkland, Khiva and Bukhara with their dazzling mosques, ornate gold and turquoise tiled buildings and magnificently preserved relics, to the underrated capital of Tashkent with its mausoleums and madrassas emerging from beneath bleak Soviet-era architecture, Uzbekistan presents a wealth of historical and cultural treasures just waiting to be seen by the world as tourists slowly wake up to the wonderful and unique travel experience on offer here.

 
ITINERARY:

ITINERARY

DAY 01.

Afghanistan-Uzbekistan

 Arrival in Termez- the border city to Afghanistan (Near Mozori Sharif, right side of Amudariya). Transfer & check in hotel.

19.00. Gala Dinner within restaurant.

Day 02

Termez.

Breakfast and excursions: Fayoz-Tepe (a 2nd century Buddhist monastery was found), Sultan Saadat Ensemble, Mausoleum of al Hakim at-Termezy, Kyrk Kyz. Overnight.

Day 03

Termez-

Shahrisabz

ABF drive to Dalzarwin Tepe (100 kms, ruins of Buddhist city), on the route stay Djarkurgan minaret (was built 1108). Evening depart to Shahrisabz (300 kms). Arrive in & check in hotel.  

Day 04

Shahrisabz- Samarkand

Breakfast. City tour: Ak Saray Palas, KokGumbaz Mosque, Hazrati Imam Ensemble. Afternoon depart to Samarkand (90 km). Arrive in hotel accommodation.

Day 04

Samarkand

Bukhara

Breakfast. City tour: "Gur Emir Mausoleum" - Tamerlan's tomb (14-15th c) that was built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan and tombs of three other Temurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek, "Ruhabad Mausoleum" ("House of Spirit") - a legend says that under the dome there is a box with seven hairs of Prophet Muhammad (14th c), "Registan Square" ("A sandy place") - the major square of Samarkand: "Ulugbeg Medressa" - Sheikh Khodja Akhrar and poet Djami were among outstanding graduates of the medressa (15th c), "Sher-Dor Medressa" ("Having tigers") (17th c.), "Tillya-Kari Medressa" ("Coated by gold") - the rich gilding on the dome, walls and mihrab surpassed all famous buildings in Central Asia (17th c),

 

 

Siab bazaar, taste the best Samarkand bread and fruits, excavations and museum of the ancient city of Afrosiab, mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar - the legend associates him with the Koran' and Biblical prophet Daniyar (Daniel) whose remains were brought here by Tamerlane, the memorial complex of the outstanding Sunni theologian Imam Mukhammad al-Bukhari (died in 870) and the biggest observatory of the 15th c. built by Ulugbeg. A mosque named after Hazret-Hyzr - an Islamic saint and eternal wanderer. He was esteemed as giving richness and good luck in far voyages and trade (19th c), cathedral mosque "Bibi-Khanym" that was named after the oldest wife of Tamerlan (14th c), an architectural complex "Shahi-Zinda" ("Alive king") - necropolis on the slope of the Afrosiab hill is connected with Kusam ibn Abbas - the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (11-15th c). Depart to Bukhara (300 km).Arrive in hotel check in . Overnight.

Day 05.

BUKHARA.

Breakfast and visit complex "Poi Kalon" ("Beneath the Great"): "Kalyan Minaret" - the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized the authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th c), "Kalyan Mosque"- its area of 130 x 80 m, "Miri Arab Madrassah" - active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c), "Taki Zargaron" - the dome of jewelers (15-16th cc), "Ulugbeg Madrassah" - one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by the grandson of Tamerlan - Ulugbeg (15th c), "Abdulaziz-khan Madrassah" - traditional madrassah with 2 floors of hudjras and a mosque on the central axis ( mid. of 17th c), Tim of Abdullah-Khan madrassah (1588-1590), atlas shops, "Magoki-Attari Mosque" (12th c) is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture, "Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Beghi" - a massive rectangular structure that was a place for the refuge and meditation of Sufis (17th c), "Kukeldash Madrassah" (16th c) - one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, "Lyabi-Hauz" ensemble - the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara - is very popular among travelers (14-17th cc), "Chor Minor" ("Four minarets") is an unusual madrassah built by Caliph Niyazkul (18th c). Evening depart to Tashkent by train. Overnight at train.

Day 06 25.

Tashkent-

Arrive in. Hotel check in. Breakfast and city tour: "New Tashkent Television Tower" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, "Memorial to the Victims of Repressions" - memorial complex and museum, "Monument of Courage" - the epicenter of Tashkent earthquake of 1966. Old part of the city: the architectural complex "Khazret-Imam" incl. necropolis of imam Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Kaffal Shashi who was one of the first Muslim imams and a famous prophet and poet (16th c), "Barak-khan Medressa" - built by Suyunidj-khan - the first ruler of the Uzbek dynasty of the Sheibanid's (16th c), "Tellya Sheikh Medressa" also called "Khast Imom Mosque" where Osman Quran - the world's oldest is kept (19th c), "Mui-Mubarak Medressa" (19th c), "Juma Mosque" (15-19th cc), Imam Ismail al Bukhari Islamic Institute - a two year post-medressa academy, "Hadra" square, "Kukeldash Medressa" ("Foster brother") - was built by Kukekdash - the vizier of Tashkent khans (16th c), "Jami Mosque"- the third biggest mosque in Uzbekistan.

Day 07.

Tashkent

Breakfast. Free day. Depart from Uzbekistan.

End of tour.

 

 



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