CLASSIC EASTERN TOUR
INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR
Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
Short description of the tour
Uzbekistan is the country, where great Islamic scientists lived and worked. Feel with all your heart the atmosphere of those years, when every discovery was great and magnificent. Let your feelings touch the atmosphere of spirituality, tranquility and sublimity.
Arrive in Tashkent. Passing through the Green Corridor. Meet at the airport by English-speaking guide and representative of “Elite Tours International” company. A little welcoming ceremony. Transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel.
16:30 Short city tour in Tashkent: Visit Amir Temur square and Independence Square
21:00 Lunch at local restaurant.
OVERNIGHT IN TASHKENT
Early breakfast at the hotel.
06:30 Transfer to Airport
08:00 Departure to the airport for flight to Urgench by HY 1051
09:40 Arrive in Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (30 km.)
Begin the city tour in Khiva: Visit Ichan-Qula Fortress , Kunya-ARC , White Mosque (Arch Mosque or Oq-Masjid),Kalta Minaret , Juma Mosque.
13:00 Lunch at restaurant of Asia Khiva hotel (Beshbarmak Soup, Khiva national food with green noodles, Salads, Boiled Rice Bread, Mineral Water, Dessert)
Then visit Toshkhovli Palace , Minaret Islom-Khodja and Islom-Khodja Madrassah, Pakhalavan Makhamud Mausoleum
18:00 Dinner at national local restaurant.
OVERNIGHT IN KHIVA
In the morning, depart Khiva for Bukhara (We advise you to prepare lunchboxes, 480 km., 7-8 hours). The road runs along the highway that crosses the Kyzylkum desert. During this trip you will be able to see the great Central Asian river Amu Darya and the nearby beautiful and exotic landscapes of the desert. Arrival in Bukhara late in the afternoon. Check-in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
*Or flight Urgench – Bukhara, if it is available.
OVERNIGHT IN BUKHARA
Breakfast at the hotel
Then SS in Bukhara: visit Pan-Kalyan, The Kalyan Minaret , Magoki Attari Mosque , Miri Arab Masrassah, Lyabi Hauz Complex
13:00 Lunch at Karavan restaurant
Continue SS: Visit Samani Dynasty Mausoleum, Bolo House, Ark Citadel.
Dinner in “Nodira Devon Begi” with Folklore dance.
OVERNIGHT IN SBUKHARA
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel
Then drive to Shakhrisabz
11:00 SS in Shakhrisabz: visit Remain of Ak Saray Palace, Kuk Gumbaz Mosque
13:00 Lunch at local café.
Continue SS: visit Gumbazi Saidom and Khazrati Imam Mosque, Mausoleum of Jakhangir.
16:30 Drive to Samarkand. Arrive to Samarkand
18:00 Dinner at local restaurant
OVERNIGHT IN SAMARKAND
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Visit Uugbek Observatory, Registan, Gur-Emri Mousoleum.
13:00 Lunch at local restaurant
14:00 Continue SS: Bibi Khanum Mosque, Shakhi Zinda Mausoleums, then shopping at Siab Bazaar Local market.
18:00 Dinner at some local restaurant
OVERNIGHT IN SAMARKAND
On the second day in Samarkand, you’ll visit Afrosiab museum, Khoni Gill village, where you will see the process of manufacturing the famous Samarkand paper. After lunch you will visit the mausoleum of St. Daniil. At 16:00 transfer to the railways station.
19:10 Arrive in Tashkent and transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel.
OVERNIGHT IN TASHKENT
Check-out from the hotel till 12:00. Free day in Tashkent. Transfer to the airport.
- Double/twin room sharing hotel accommodation, breakfast included;
- Full board: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches; 7 dinners;
- Transportation along the sightseeing tours, pick-ups/drop-offs;
- Standard sightseeing tours in cities with local guides;
- Escort guide for the whole tour (starting from the group of 10 people );
- 2 bottles of water per day per person (0,5 litre size);
- Entrance fees to architectural monuments/museums as per itinerary (Photo and video shooting are not included into the price);
- Economy class air tickets Tashkent – Urgench – Tashkent;
- Economy/business class train tickets Samarkand – Tashkent
- International flights;
- Early check-in and Late check-out in the hotels;
- Visa fee paid at when obtaining the visa;
- Portages at the airports and hotels;
- Personal expenses;
- We don’t provide transportation service in free days and time at leisure;
- Tour cost is subject to change, factoring increase in airline fare, and timing, peak periods surcharges etc.
*Similar standard hotels will be provided if in case mentioned hotels are not available at the time of reservation
Russian, English, French, German, Chinese, Persian
Months of availability
All year long
Additional commissions paid on group starts from 9 persons
|City (Country)||Option # 1||Option # 2||Nights|
|Tashkent (Uzbekistan)||City Palace, Uzbekistan, ShodlikPalace||Whyndham Tashkent, Miran International, Lotte City Tashkent Palace||2|
|Khiva (Uzbekistan)||Hayat Inn, Islambek Khiva, Old Khiva, Kala||Malika Khiva, MalikaKheivak, Asia Khiva, Orient Star Khiva||1|
|Samarkand (Uzbekistan)||Emir Khan, Grand Samarkand, Grand Samarkand Superior, Malika Prime, Asia Samarkand, Registan Plaza||Malika Classic, Kamila, Ideal, Jahon Palace, Bibi-Khanum||2|
|Bukhara (Uzbekistan)||Asia Bukhara, Omar Hayam, Zargaron Plaza, Devon Begi, Minorai Kalon, Sasha&Son||Kukeldash, Amelia, Amulet, Minzifa, K.Komil, Modarixon, Siyavush||2|
|Number of travellers||Option 1, ECONOMY
price per person, USD
|Option 2, COMFORTprice per person, USD|
|Train tickets||Economy class||Business clas|