Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Tashkent
Itinerary
Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at Tashkent airport according to tourist's flight arrival time. Transfer to a hotel and check-in after 14:00 PM. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
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Accomodation
Hotel
Day
2
Tashkent (city tour). Tashkent - Samarkand (330 km, 4-5 hours)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel at 09:00 AM and meet the guide at the hall. Start of the city tour around Tashkent at 09:30. Visit the following sites: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah, the oldest bazaar of Tashkent Chorsu. After lunch visit museum of Applied Arts, Independence Square and Amir Temur Square. At 15:00 transfer from Tashkent to Samarkand. Upon arrival check-in and rest. Overnight at the hotel in Samarkand.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
3
Samarkand
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Start of the sightseeing tour in Samarkand at 10:00 AM. Visit the most impressive square in the entire Central Asia - the Registan Square (madrasah of Ulugbek, Sher-Dor madrasah, Tilya-Kori madrasah), Gur-e Amir mausoleum - necropolis of the Timurids. After lunch continuation of city tour in Samarkand: visit Bibi-Khanym mosque, architectural ensemble Shah-i-Zinda, Ulugbek observatory. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
4
Samarkand - Bukhara (300 km, 4-5 hours)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet the guide at the hall or the hotel. Transfer to Bukhara. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. After lunch start of sightseeing in Bukhara: Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade. Visit the show-room room of Bukhara gold-embroidery factory and karakul workshop. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
5
Bukhara
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Continuation of sightseeing in Bukhara: Mausoleum of Samanids, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khauz Complex, Ark Citadel, Po-i-Kalyan Complex (Kalyan Minaret and others), Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan Madrasah. After lunch visit out-of-town sights of Bukhara: Sitorai Mohi Khosa - summer residence of Bukhara last emir (ruler) and Bakhautdin Naqshbandi complex. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
6
Bukhara - Khiva (440 km, 8-9 hours)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:00 AM transfer across the famous Kyzyl-Kum desert and along the Amudarya River to Khiva. Lunch en route. Upon arrival in Khiva leisure time. Visiting the souvenir shops and workshops. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
7
Khiva
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet the guide at the hall of the hotel and start the city tour around Khiva. Visit (Ichan-Kala historical inner city): Pakhlavan Mahmoud Complex, Kunya-Ark Fortress, Islam Hajji Madrasah & Minaret, Tash Khauli Alakuli Khan Palace, Juma Mosque, Muhammadaminkhan Minaret & Madrasah, and Avesta Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
8
Khiva – Nukus (180 km, 3 hours). Nukus - Kungard – Ustyurt Plateau – Sudochie Lake – Aral sea (400 km, 5-6 hours)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:00 AM transfer out from Khiva to Nukus. On arrival in Nukus change the bus for 4WD vehicles. Proceeding to Kungrad, then up to Ustyurt Plateau. Transfer to Sudochie Lake. Proceeding to Village of Urga, first Russian settlement in Khorezm and Aral Sea region. Lunch en route. Further transfer to Aral Sea. Photographing canyons en route. Arrival at yurt camp site; descent to shoreline. Dinner. Overnight in yurts.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
9
Aral sea - Muynak - Nukus (390 km, 5-6 hours)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the yurt camp. Proceeding to Muynak along the bottom of the disappeared sea. Visiting monument to the victims of the Second World War (now a monument to the Aral Sea), which is the highest point of the town of Muynak providing a wonderful panorama of the town and the bottom of the former sea. Visiting famous “Cemetery of Ships” in Muynak. Next visiting a museum at the House of Culture in Muynak, where you can familiarise yourselves with the works of artists F. Madgazin and R. Matevosyan, who used to depict the Aral Sea and the Amudarya River. Lunch in traditional guest house of Muynak. Transfer to Nukus. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B L _
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
10
Nukus (city tour). Nukus - Tashkent (internal flight). Tashkent (departure)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion in Savitsky Museum. Further visiting Mizdakhan Complex: Caliph Erejep, Jumart-kassab hillock, half-underground Mazlumkhan-sulu Mausoleum, Shamun-nabi Mausoleum. Transfer to Nukus airport. Flight to Tashkent. Meet at the airport on arrival and further transfer to the International airport for further departure from Tashkent. No accommodation in Tashkent.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
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