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Highlights of Uzbekistan
Journey through some of the greatest cultural highlights the country has to offer. Marvel at the gorgeous mosques in Samarkand, experience a one-night stay in a traditional desert yurt, and immerse yourself in the diverse culture of ancient Bukhara.
- Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
- Duration: 10 days/9 nights
- Starts in: Tashkent
Guide Price £849
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Explore the bazaars of Samarkand
- Visit the legendary Registan Square
- Enjoy a night stay in a traditional desert yurt camp
- Learn about daily life and history of the Uzbek people
Day 1 Tashkent
Arrive in Tashkent and transfer to your hotel. Meet your tour leader and fellow travellers in the evening.
Day 2 Tashkent to Samarkand
Leave Tashkent behind and travel onto Samarkand one of the important sites on the Silk Road routes.
Day 3 Samarkand
Enjoy a tour of the city today as you visit the grand Registan Square and it’s Madrasah’s, Ulugbek Observatory and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Spend some time and explore more of Samarkand’s sights, have a cup of tea in a local tea house, or wander around the bazaar.
Day 4 Samarkand to Aydar Kul
Travel out into the desert to visit the Nurata Shrine and remains of the Alexander the Great fortress. Later head to a local yurt camp where you will be spending the night. There is the option to ride a camel or enjoy an evening Kazakh singing show.
Day 5 Aydar Kul to Bukhara
Journey to one of the great Silk Road cities of Central Asia, Bukhara. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient city, wander around the Old city bazaars or visit a traditional hammam.
Day 6 Bukhara
Take a guided walk around beautifully restored mosques, madrassah’s and bazaar’s that make up the old city, visit the Ark Citadel and Lyabi Khauz complex, site of the oldest pool surrounded by mulberry trees where you can sit at café tables and let the evening drift by
Day 7 Bukhara to Khiva
Set off on a long journey through the desert today and you continue to another one of the Silk Road’s great cities, Khiva. On arrival take a late afternoon tour and get to know the place.
Day 8 Khiva
Explore the old town on a guided tour with free time to experience the local life. Browse the shops, wander the lanes, examine handmade silk rugs, or sit in a café in this ancient historical town.
Day 9 Khiva to Tashkent
Fly back to Tashkent and enjoy a city tour. Ride the Russian-esque metro, wander the neighbourhood streets and learn about daily life and history of the city and the Uzbek people.
Day 10 Tashkent
Your tour comes to an end after breakfast.
Departs:Frequent departures Apr - Oct 2020.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 8 nights hotel accomodation and 1 night yurt
- 8 breakfasts & 1 dinner
- Journey by private vehicle & walking
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