Tour around Fergana valley
Uzbekistan ( Season 2020)
Tashkent- Fergana valley – Bukhara – Samarkand- Tashkent
7 days, 6 nights
Arrive in Tashkent. Passing through the Green Corridor.
Meet at the airport by Japan speaking guide. Transfer to the hotel. Early check in to the hotel
10:00 City tour around Tashkent: visit Amir Temur square, Independent square, Museum of History, The Khast Imam complex (16c), the library of Koran and other old Manuscripts, Kukeldash Madrasah (16c), The local market “Chorsu”
20:35 Fly to Fergana by HY 1415
21:30 Arrive in Fergana. Dinner at national restaurant
07:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
08:00 Drive to Margilan (17 km, 20 min): visit Central bazaar, factory of silk “Edgorlik”, where you can buy nature Uzbek silk, madrasah of Said Ahmad Khudja
10:00 Drive to Alti-Arik village (25 km, 30 min) for visiting workshop for making traditional music instruments
11:00 Drive to Rishtan (45 km, 50 min) for visiting ceramic workshop (1 hour), then visit workshop for making woolen carpets (30 min).
12:00 Then drive to Kokand (45 km, 50 min) for visit historical monuments of 19-20 c.: visit the Khudoyar-Khna Palace, Juma mosque, Kamol-Kazy madrasah, Damai-Shakhon and Madari-Khan necropolis
13:00 Lunch at Kokand choyhana
14:00 Drive back to Fergana (90 km, 1 hour 20 min). Transfer to the airport
17:10 Fly to Bukhara by HY 1332
19:15 Arrive in Bukhara. Dinner at national restaurant
08.00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Beginning Bukhara city tour: “The heart of Bukhara – historic- architectural complex Lyabi-Khauz
with the oldest in Central Asia pool (XIV-XVII c) surrounded by medieval buildings madrasah and khanaka of Nadira Divan-begi (XV-XVI c) with the facade, decorated with gorgeous mosaic, Kukeldash madrasah (XV c) – the largest madrasah in Bukhara. Poi –Kalyan Complex includes: 48 m minaret Kalyan (XII c) – the symbol of
Bukhara; large Friday mosque Kalyan (XV c) with galleries topped with 288 domes of 1 hectare area; the only one active madrasah in Bukhara Miri-Arab
19.00 Dinner at Nodir Devan Begi madrasah with national folklore show
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Morning drive to Samarkand hrough Shakhrisabz. City tour around Shakhrisabz: the ruins of Ak-Saray palace (“the White Palace”) – Tamerlane’s summer residence (XIV-XV cc.), The mausoleum of Mukhammad Jakhangir- the mausoleum of the elder and beloved son of Tamerlane (XIV c.), The Dor-us-Saodat complex: “The Khathrat Imam mosque” –a multi-step mosque with a cupola shaped hall and decorated iwans (XIV c.), Gumbazi-Saidon – the mausoleum of Saids (relatives of Prophet Mukhammad, “The Kuk-Gumbaz mosque” (“Blue cupola”) – was built by Ulugbek on behalf of his father Shakhrukh (XV c.)
13:00 Lunch at local guest house
14:00 Drive back to Samarkand
16:00 Arrive in Samarkand. Free time for rest
19:00 Dinner at national restaurant
08.00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09.00 Beginning Samarkand city tour: visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum – the tomb of Tamerlane and other Timurids, Rukhabad Mausoleum (“The Spirit Abode”) – according to one legend, inside this dome there is a box with seven hairs of Prophet Mukhammed (XIV c.), The Registan Square (“Sandy Place”) – the most visiting place of Samarkand, which consists of three magnificent monuments : Ulugbek Madrasah (XV c.), Sherdor Madrasa (XVII c.), Tilla-Kari Madrasa, Bibikhanim Mosque, named after the elder wife of Tamerlane (XIV c.). The architectural complex Shakhi-Zinda (“A living King”) – The name of the complex is connected with the name of Kusam Ibn Abbas – the cousin of Prophet Mukhammed (XI-XV cc.)
17.00 Departure to Tashkent by new speed train “Afrosiab”
19.00 Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel
20.00 Dinner at national restaurant
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel
09:00 Departure to Chimgan mountains (80 km from Tashkent). You will driving the road lying in picturesque surrounding full of local villages, gardens and streams. If the cableway is functioning take 3 km long ride in Beldersay gorge to Kumbel peak (2400 m) where the longest ski track has its start. Have a walk in mountain area. Continue driving to the shore of Charvak lake, which is a favorite place of local and foreigners to enjoy summer days outside the city. Frive down serpentine road to Chinara’s restaurant to have lunch under the shade os four giant plane trees. On the territory of restaurant, that are unique petroglyphs, rock carvings made by prehistoric people, preserved for the future.
17:00 Drive back to Tashkent. Arrive in Tashkent.
Transfer to the International airport