Road of Uzbekistan private tour
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A comprehensive cultural journey covering the
regional highlights of Uzbekistan. The tour accommodation is mostly in small
traditional hotels that are privately owned. Uzbekistan Airways also have
regular flights to Tashkent. Discovering Tashkent, the capital, and Khiva a
perfectly preserved medieval town. Continue to Bukhara, another great trading
centre on the Silk Road and finally Samarkand, the highlight of any trip to
9 nights 4 star traditional hotels and guesthouses.
1 internal flight.
Private guided sightseeing, except on days 4 and 9.
Accompanied by an experienced English speaking driver. Private basis.
Entrance fees included as per itinerary.
Private guided transfers to and from all airports.
Day 1: London - Tashkent.
Depart on an evening flight to Tashkent.
Day 2: Tashkent.
Early arrival in Tashkent and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon see
Tashkent's main sights including the central square Amir Timur or Tamerlaine's
Square, the Alisher Navoi Opera Theatre, the Chorsu Bazaar and some of
Tashkent's mosques and madrassahs.
Day 3: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva.
Fly to Urgench and travel 80kms out into the Kyzyl-Kum Desert to visit the
'desert citadels' of Toprak Kala, Ayaz Kala, Koi Krylgan Kala. The journey is
also a fascinating trip out into rural Uzbekistan. Afterwards continue on to
Day 4: Khiva
With your guide wander through the maze of twisting alleyways and visit the
"Kunya Ark" or old citadel, the Emir's Palace and the magnificent Juma Mosque
with its 200 individually carved wooden pillars. (B)
Day 5: Khiva - Bukhara. A long drive today though the Kyzyl Kum or red desert
to the magical city of Bukhara. (B)
Day 6: Bukhara.
With its narrow alleyways and bustling bazaars, Bukhara is the
quintessential Silk Road city. Today enjoy a a full day tour through the narrow
streets of old Bukhara, some of the highlights include the Ark Citadel, Kalyan
Square with its great minaret and the Ismael Samani Mausoleum dating from the
10th century. (B)
Day 7: Bukhara. This morning visit the last Emir's Summer Palace, an
eclectic mix of European and Oriental design. Return to Bukhara for a free
Day 8: Bukhara - Vabkent - Gidjduvan - Samarkand.Today travel along the Golden Road to Samarkand
visiting the potteries, shrines and tombs of Vabkent and Gijduvan on the way.
You will also visit the Ulug Beg Madrassah and the tomb of Khoja Abdul Khaliq, a
holy man. Arrive in Samarkand in the late afternoon. (B)
Day 9: Samarkand.
Samarkand, one of the key trading cities of the ancient Silk Road, became
famous as the capital of the vast state created by Timur Lang (known in English
as Tamerlaine). On your full day tour you will visit Tamerlaine's Tomb and
Registan Square, an architectural masterpiece with blue tiled madrassahs on
three sides. Also see Ulugbek's observatory, the Shah-i-Zinada complex and the
Bibi Khanum Mosque, built by Tamerlaine for his Chinese wife. (B)
Day 10: Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand.Today enjoy a full day excursion to Shakhrisabz, the
birthplace of Tamerlaine and surrounded by the Zerafshan Mountains. Enjoy
fantastic views from the top of the enormous portal of Tamerlaine's Ak-Sarai
Palace and visit his intended Mausoleum and the Kuk Gumbaz Mosque. (B)
Day 11: Samarkand Tashkent - LondonThis morning drive from Samarkand directly to Tashkent
airport (about 3 hours) for your flight back to London. (B)
Departures: Every Tuesday
Flight inclusive price from £1,790 per person based on 2 people sharing (single room supplement
Single traveller from £2,485
Whilst all best endeavours are made to ensure the prices for private
journeys on our are accurate - given the nature of peak season air supplements
and fuel surcharges - prices given above may vary depending on departure date
and availability. Please contact us for the most up to date cost of this
How to book
Call us on 01543 258631.