Christmas Tour Uzb 12 Days 11 Nights - Minzifa Travel


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UZBEKISTAN ITINERARY:

Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 1, 23 Nov

Depart Time: 00:00 Am From Home Town ( You Can Ask Our Tour Consultant To Arrange Your Flights)

Arrival time: 00:00 am to Tashkent on 23d of December

Transfer to the hotel

FREE TIME IN TASHKENT

In evening we invite you to have national dinner at one of the most famous restaurants in Tashkent – Karavan restaurant.

Regular 30 km D – restaurant Wyndham Hotel Tashkent





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 2 22 Nov

Tashkent – Fergana valley (Rishtan – Kokand – Fergana) (335 km, 6 – 7 h)

09:00 Breakfast. Check out of the hotel

10:00 Transfer to Fergana , through the Kamchik mountain.

On our way we visit Kokand city, excursion in palaces of Kokand Khan, further Rishtan city which is famous with its ceramic , we go to the one workshop to see the whole process of producing ceramics.

18:00 Arriving to Fergana , accommodation and leisure at hotel.

Overnight at Fergana hotel

Regular 335 km B – hotel D – restaurant Asia Fergana Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 3 23 Nov

Fergana – Margilan – Kuva – Andijan – Tashkent (450 km, 8 – 9 h)

In morning drive to Margilan to see the famous workshops of adras fabric (Ikat)
And hand made carpets. Visit Edgorlik factory of silk hand made fabric.

In Andijan we will visit house-museum of Babur – the founder of the Mughal Dynasty, the great grandson of Amir Timur – following a series of setbacks, finally succeeded in laying the basis for the Mughal dynasty in the Indian subcontinent and became the first Mughal emperor.

Drive back to Tashkent

Overnight in Tashkent

Regular 450 km B – hotel, D – restaurant Wyndham Hotel Tashkent





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 4 24 Nov

Tashkent – Samarkand ( by car)

08:00 Breakfast at hotel

Depart from Tashkent at 09:00 by car

Arrival to Samarkand at 13:30, and transfer to the hotel.

Check-in to the hotel.

14:00 Lunch at local teahouse

After Lunch:

  memorial complex of Al-Bukhari, theologist of 9 century who created catalog of Hadises, memorial complex is located 30 km away from Samarkand,

  Ulugbek Observatory of 15 century,

  Museum of ancient settlement Afrosiyab,

  Mausoleum of Saint Daniel (Khodja Daniyor).

Duration of tour: 3 – 4 hours

Dinner in famous Samarkand restaurant “Samarkand” with show program , life music and local dance performance.

Night in Samarkand hotel

Regular 300 km

Regular 30 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Malika Diyora





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 5 Nov, 25

Samarkand

After breakfast:

A full day guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand.

We shall start our tour from visiting the most famous site of Uzbekistan – Registan square, which was the center of Samarkand during centuries. Registan Square is a complex of three monuments: Ulugbek Madrassah (15 th century), Sher-Dor Madrassah (17 century) and Tilla-Kari Madrassah (17 century).

There is another symbol of Samarkand- Gur-Emir Mausoleum (“the grave of Emir”). The construction of the mausoleum, which was started in 1403, was concerned with the sudden death of Muhammad Sultan, the direct heir and beloved grandson of Tamerlane. In 1405 Timur died in Otrar city and his sons decided to move his body and bury him near his favorite grandson. From that time this mausoleum became the burial-vault of Timurids dynasty.

We will visit Bibi Khanym mosque (the 15th century) it was the biggest mosque in CA, Syob bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis of Temurids dynasty ( the 12th – 15th century) where Khusama Ibin Abas was buried, the cousin of Muhammad the Prophet.

Duration of tour: 6 hours

Additional Activities in Samarkand on request:

14:00 Wine Faktory “Filatov” You will taste about 12 Uzbek wines and learn the history of wine in Uzbekistan.

18:00 Theater of of historical national clothes (performance)

Night in Samarkand hotel

Regular 40 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Malika Diyora





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 6, Nov 26

Samarkand – Bukhara ( by car )

09:00 Departure from Samarkand to Bukhara, the transfer will be arranged by land. 300 km. 4,5 hours of driving
Stop at village on the way , to see the life of rural people.

Lunch on the way , shihs-kabab at Gijduvan city and visit ceramic workshop

On the way we will stop at little village of Afshona – the birthplace of Abu Ali Ibn Sino (Avicenna). His main interests were medicine, philosophy and logic, science, astronomy and astrology, chemistry, aromatherapy, poetry and so on. He authored five-volume medical encyclopedia: The Canon of Medicine, which was used as a standard medical textbook in the Islamic and European world up to 18th century. His museum is located in the village of Afshona

15:30 Arriving to Bukhara, Check in hotel.

Lunch in local Choi-khana

Overview location near hotel.

Additional Activities in Bukhara:

18:00 Fashion and national dance show in Nodir Devon Begi madrassah

Night in Bukhara hotel.

Regular 300 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Minzifa Boutique Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 7, Nov 27

Bukhara

09:00 Sightseeing program;

  Visit the Mausoleum of Ismail Samani – the burial place of Samanid dynasty dated 9 century, one of the most esteemed sights of central Asian architectures,

  Chashma Ayub (Job’s well).

  Arc Fortress – the center of political events and residence of Bukharian rulers until 1920. Nowadays there is a museum inside.

  Poi Kalon Ensemble which includes Kalon mosque, best-known minaret and Madrassah Miri-Arab,

  Madrassah Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan,

  the 12th century Zoroastrian Magoki-Attori Mosque.

Duration of tour: 6 – 7 hours ( 10km)

Additional Activities:

17:30 Master class of Plov in local family house and dinner. Plus miniature paintings.

Night in Bukhara hotel

Regular 30 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Minzifa Boutique Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 8, Nov 28

Bukhara

After breakfast guided sightseeing program in suburb of Bukhara city.

  Pilgrimage sight – Bahovadin Nakshbandi theologist of sufizm 14 century.

  Sitorai Mohi Khosa – Summer palace of Emir of Bukhara.

  Madrassa Chor-Minor.

13:00 Lunch in local teahouse, the famous Lagman in Bukhara.

After lunch you have a free time and walk in old Bukhara bazaar.

  Bazar and trading domes,

  Lyabi Hauz Complex.

Duration of tour: 4 hours (30 km. by car)

Free time in Bukhara

Night in Bukhara

Regular 0 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Minzifa Boutique Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 9, Nov 29

Bukhara – Khiva (by car)

After breakfast departure from Bukhara to Khiva (7 hours)

On the way we will stop to see local life

Night in Khiva

Regular 0 km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Asia Khiva Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 10, Nov 30

Khiva city tour.

Khiva’s old city, known as Ichan Kala, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit carpet workshop. Guided sightseeing program in Khiva:

You will see palaces with the rich mosaic, unique beautiful minarets, madrassas and mosques such as:

  Kunya-Ark Fortress,

  Pahlavan Mahmud complex ,

  Tash-Khowli Palace (Harem),

  Kalta-Minor Minaret,

  Islam Khoja Complex.

Lunch in chaikhana.

Visit woodcarving and carpet workshop.

Continuation of sightseeing program:

  Juma Mosque and Minaret,

  Karavan-Saray,

  Minaret and Mosque of Khodja-Islam,

  Tim of Ala-Kulikhan,

  Madrassah of Abdulla-Khan,

  Seyyid Allauddin Mausoleum,

  Madrassah of Muhamad Amin-Khan ,

  Madrassah of Muhamad Rakhim-Khan,

  Nurullbay Palace,

  Walls and gates.

Duration of tour: 4 hours

Dinner at restaurant in Khiva and folk show.

Night in Khiva hotel

Regular Walking tour

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Asia Khiva Hotel





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 11, Dec 02

Urgench – Tashkent (by plane) ✈

07:35 Transfer to the airport

09:35 Departure from Urgench (Flight duration 1 h 35 min)

11:10 Arrival in Tashkent

Tashkent

12:00 Sightseeing program around the center of Tashkent.

  Independence Square,

  Amir Timur Square,

  Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alisher Navoi,

  the Museum of Applied Arts.

  After lunch in Choy-khona (local teahouse) we will visit:

  Old city Tashkent

Hasti Imam complex – historical sight where we will see the oldest Othman Koran in the world.

Duration of tour: 4-5 hours

Night in Tashkent hotel

Regular 40 Km

B – hotel,   D-restaurant Wyndham Hotel Tashkent





Day of the tour & Date Route description Transport Meals Accommodation
Day 12, Dec 04

Tashkent

12:00 Check in at Hotel,

Free time in Tashkent

16:00 Transfer to Tashkent Airport

Tashkent ✈Your Hometown

00:00 pm Departure from Tashkent (it will be arrange according to your final destination )

00:00 pm Arrival in hometown

End of the Tour!

Regular 10 Km

B – hotel, N/A

UZBEKISTAN PART

Price per pax in USD (4-pax basis): $1,581.00 12 days / 11 nights. Single supplement: 315 USD

PRICE INCLUDES:


  All transfer and transportation by Minibus (Hyundai Starex) with 5- 8 seats during the whole tour (according itinerary)

  Accommodation based on Twin bed room at boutique hotels and 4 – 5 stars hotels (according itinerary).

  Half board; breakfast, dinner (according itinerary) + lunch (Muynak)

  Accompanied by local English speaking tour guide during the whole tour.

  Air ticket Nukus – Tashkent, $65 ticket fee.

  Entrance tickets to sightseeings and museums

  Visa support for Uzbekistan, Tourist Visa.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:


  Charges for additional service in hotels

  Consular fee for Uzbek visa

  Personal insurance

  Personal beverage ( alcohol, beer and so on)

  TIPS to guides and drivers

  Camera/video fees during sightseeing


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