Uzbek treasure 5
Time of the tour: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent
Our team is glad to see you on Uzbek treasure 5. Our company organizes interesting tours that will be open for each traveler. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the city. Meet the city tour and visit Independence square. It is dedicated to the victory over fascism in World War II. Afterwards we will walk to the local Broadway, you can find it near the Independence square and Amir Timur square. Visit the Tashkent metro as well as the old part of the city which includes: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex with some madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. Don't miss to see the Othman Quran. It is the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. Quran dedicated to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph. He was the four upright Caliphs who flourished the prophet Muhammad. Othman was killed in 8th century and his blood spred over the Quran. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 2: Tashkent - Termez (morning flight)
Morning flight to Termez. It is one of the ancient cities of Central Asia, which changed during the history on different places around the modern city, reproducing multiple cultural layers portrayed in ruins of historical sites. The national heritage that was industrialized from the beginning of the city was totally demolished by Genghis Khan in 1220. A new-fangled city was founded to the east of the old town. You will have the city tour and visit the archeological museum, Fayaztepa, Mausoleum of Hakim at Termezi, Buddhist Stupa Zurmala, Mausoleum Sultan Saodat, Honako Kokaldor Ota, Nunnery Kirk Kiz, Jarkurgan's Minaret, Dalverzintepa archeological dig (some of them may be closed due to military trainings). Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Termez - Shahrisabs - Samarkand (390 km, 7 hours)
Today we will start our drive in the direction of the birthplace of Amir Timur, the town of Shahrisabs. On arrival, you will visit a palace of majesty and attractiveness, called Ak Saray Palace, built by Amir Timur. On the main portal of the Palace was written: "If you want to know about our power, look at our buildings". Visit the Jahongir mausoleum, built in honor to the eldest son of Amir Timur, who perished in clash when he was twenty years old. When his son died, the leader has grieved for a long time (many say that his sorrow has lasted for 30 years). The tour will be continued seeing the Shahrisabs as the Dorus Siadat and Dorus Tillavat commemorative centers where all descendants and relatives of Amir Timur were buried. In the evening you will drive to Samarkand. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 4: Samarkand
The tour will start by exploring Samarkand city. It is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan and considered to be the second largest city of Uzbekistan. On arrival, you will visit the Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square is a center of three captivating Madrasahs found in the 15-17th centuries as well as the highest point of Samarkand. Shakhi Zindeh signifies a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries and a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque was constructed in decency of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his fruitful battle in India. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent (train)
On this tour you will explore Samarkand city. Visit Ulughbek observatory, erected in 15th century by Ulughbek as one of the most well-known Samarkand leaders and researchers. Functioning in observatory, Ulughbek produced in 1437 the "Zidji Guragoni" catalog, which had material about 1018 celestial bodies. Regrettably, he was killed by order of his own son. Later on we will walk to the local Broadway enclosed by souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. Visit the national bazaar Siab, oriental bazaar, where you can find Uzbek traditional handmade products and local sweets. Afterwards is transfer to Tashkent is by train. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Uzbek treasure 5 is completed. We hope you liked tours spent with us.
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax - 505 $
04 pax - 415 $
06 pax - 385 $
08 pax - 365 $
10 pax - 340 $
Single - 60 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 75 $
*Entrance fees - 45 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides - 180 $ per group
Escort guide - 320 $ per group
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Termez - "Name" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "ideal Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
- Train tickets Samarkand-Tashkent
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight Tashkent - Termez from 80 $