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aami18-21-512 Route:   Tashkent - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent - Ferghana Valley - Tashkent

Duration:  sunny-icon 10 days - minicons2-53-512 9 nights


       Travel to the most beautiful and fabulous cities and villages in Uzbekistan; familiarize with traditions and customs of the Uzbek people. Experience the local culture, its cuisine and get a breath taking view of its nature. The gentle scent of blooming trees, the fresh mountain air and bird songs will make your trip an unforgettable experience...



day 1

Arrive in Tashkent at 6:35 AM.  You will be met by your guide at the airport.
Visit Parkent district which is located 47 kilometers to the north-eastern part of Tashkent;
Drive to Sukok village surrounded by high mountains (13 km from Parkent). You will have a chance to meet local people and get to know the rural life.
Lunch in one of the teahouses of Sukok.
After lunch, walk around the village and enjoy the fresh air from the mountains.  
Dinner and overnight stay in a family guesthouse.

day 2

Breakfast in a family guesthouse.
Arrival in Tashkent.
Sightseeing tour in the old part of Tashkent:
Khasti-Imam Complex (Barakhan Medressa, Tillya Sheykh Mosque), Abdul Kasym Medressa. The medressa houses National Arts and Crafts Center –Hunarmand Crafts Association.  Lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue the sightseeing tour: Kukaldash Medressa, Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent Underground. Dinner at a local restaurant. Departure to Bukhara by train at 20:25 pm.


day 3

Arrive in Bukhara at 07:00. Transfer and check-in to the hotel, which is close to the most attractions of Bukhara. Breakfast in the hotel.
The whole rest of the day is devoted to familiarization with the old part of Bukhara:
Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo Hauz Mosque, Ark Fortress, Kalon Complex which includes the Kalon Mosque and Minaret, Mir-i-Arab Medressa and various handicraft centers.
Lunch. Continue of the sightseeing tour: trading dome Taqi-Zargaron, Ulugbek Medressa, Abul Aziz Khan Medressa, Abdullah Khan Medressa, trading dome Taqi Telpak Furushon, Magoki Attar Mosque, Karavan-Saray, trading dome Taqi Saraffon, and the three medressa complexes around Lyabi Hauz.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel.

day 4

Breakfast at the hotel, depart Bukhara and drive to Samarkand. Enroute visit the summer residence of the last emir of Bukhara – Setora-i-Mohi Khosa.  Stay in Gijduvan, in the house of the famous potter of Uzbekistan, Narzullaev Abdullah. Visit his workshop and the master’s House Museum. Take a participation in the master class of cooking Uzbek “plov’ for lunch and have lunch at master’s house.After lunch, drive to Samarkand, on the way we visit the Memorial Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari.
Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

day 5

Breakfast at the hotel at 07.00.
Drive to Shakhrisabz (birth place of Amir Timur) at 08.00.
Sightseeing in the city: ruins of Ak-Saray Palace (14th – 15th century), Khazrati-Imam Complex (Crypt of Timur, Jahangir Mausoleum (14th century); Dorut Tilyovat Complex: Gumbazi Seydan Mausoleum, Kok Gumbaz Mosque (15th century), Sheikh Shamseddin Kulyal Mausoleum
Drive to Samarkand (110 km, 2 hours). Check-in to the hotel.

day 6

Breakfast at the hotel.
Sightseeing tour in Samarkand: Guri Amir Mausoleum, Registan Ensemble - Ulugbek Medressa, Sherdor Medressa, Tillya Kari Medressa.
Lunch. Continue sightseeing tour: Shah-i-Zinda Complex, Ulugbek Observatory, Afrosiyab Museum.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel.

day 7

Breakfast at the hotel.
Continue sightseeing tour in Samarkand: Bibi Khanym Mosque (1399-1404), Oriental bazaar Siyab.
Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time.
At 17:00, we will travel to Tashkent by high-speed train. By 19:15, we will be in Tashkent, transfer and check in to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

day 8

Breakfast in the hotel. After the breakfast, drive to Kokand, Fergana valley by car (250km).
Sightseeing tour of Kokand: The Khudayar Khan’s Palace, the last khan of Kokand, Friday Mosque, Narbutabey Medressa, Modari Khan Mausoleum, Dakhma-i-Shokhon.
Lunch in Kokand.
Visit the workshop of Alisher Nazirov and learn about traditional pottery of Rishtan (50 km). Arrive in Ferghana at the end of the day (60 km). Check in a B & B.
Dinner at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

day 9

Breakfast at the hotel.  Drive to Margilan (10 km).
Visit Yodgorlik Silk Factory; where you can observe all the silk manufacturing process and purchase highly touted silk and semi-silk fabric, satin, adras and others.
Lunch in Margilan. Drive to Tashkent. Overnight at the hotel.
day 10


Breakfast at the hotel.
Sightseeing tour in the modern part of Tashkent:
Mustaqillik Square, Navoi Theatre Square, the Amir Temur Museum, Tashkent TV tower.
Lunch in a restaurant.

Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport and fly to the home destination.