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8 Days Uzbekistan Tour - 4 Gems Of Uzbekistan

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Day 1: From your city to Tashkent

Pass By: Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), Tashkent Uzbekistan
Also located centrally in Tashkent, it is an excellent resting place for locals and tourists alike characterized by parks, fountains, gardens, and few historical monuments, all signifying the importance of independence.

Stop At: Amir Temur Square, Mirabad District, Tashkent Uzbekistan
Located in the heart of Tashkent city, it is represented by a small park and a grandeur statue of Amir Timur himself on a horseback.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tashkent Hotel 3 *

Day 2: Acquaintance with Tashkent

Stop At: Chorsu Bazaar, Navoi St. 48 Shayhan Taurski District, Tashkent Uzbekistan
What associations do people have when they are asked about the "East"? Right "Bazaar"! Bazaar is the heart of the eastern city, a place where from time immemorial there are merchants and merchants from various corners of the planet, where caravans led the way. Only at the market you will see and feel the true life of the eastern city. Tashkent bazaar “Chorsu” direct confirmation of this.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amir Timur Museum, Temirlane, Tashkent Uzbekistan
Given the huge contribution of Amir Timur in the state arrangement, the development of science, education and culture. March 14, 1996 was a presidential decree on the creation of the Museum of the History of Temurids. And already on October 18 of the same year was the opening of the museum.

The museum building is a synthesis of the Temurid period and the modern architectural style. The building of the Museum was created in the image of the palaces of that time and is a museum monument. The building has a round shape with a large ribbed dome, covered with quince with columns in a circle. Amir Temur - the founder of a powerful centralized empire, which included 27 states.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tashkent TV tower, 109, Amir Temur Str., Tashkent Uzbekistan
This tower is the second tallest structure in Central Asia and has an observation deck for tourists located almost 100 meters above the ground.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kukeldash Madrasah, Beruni Avenue Relief Road, Tashkent Uzbekistan
Kukeldash Madrasah, built in the middle of the XVI century, was dedicated to the visit by the name of Al-Muqq Kukeldash, who served as the governor of Tashkent Abdullakhan II.

For reference: Kukeldash Madrasah is included in a small number of the largest madrasahs in all of Central Asia. Entrance to the madrasah is through a 20-meter portal. The courtyard on the perimeter is surrounded by double-level cells. One of the corners is occupied by the mosque. The tower also has bunk boats and sides of the turret-guldasta.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Juma Mosque, Chorsu Square, Tashkent Uzbekistan
For example, the Friday Juma Mosque of Khoja Ahrar Vali in Tashkent, the only sample of a Friday mosque in the city, built according to the type of courtyard. The history of the creation of the mosque goes back to the 9th century, when the Arab conquerors, having received the land of the present Tashkent region, decided to create a capital city between three hills. And on the highest point to erect the largest Friday mosque. It was then that the foundation was laid for its construction. But the mosque itself was erected in 1451 thanks to the means of the famous Sufi, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, Sheikh Ubaidullah Khoja Ahrar, by whose order a mosque was built on the ancient foundation, and a number of madrasas were built nearby.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tashkent Hotel 3 *

Day 3: Fly to Urgench in order to get to Khiva

Stop At: Itchan Kala, Khiva Uzbekistan
The fortress town of Itchan-Kala is the main point of attraction in Khiva. It is surrounded by ten meters high brick wall which guarded the town. Along with the modern city of Khiva, it gives an impression of a town within a town. Itchan-Kala is divided into three parts: Kunya-Ark fortress, Dishan-Kala, and Itchan-Kala, the town. Much of the historical sight is concentrated in the inner fortress town of Itchan-kalawhere there are more than 60 historic buildings.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Citadel Kunya-ark, Khiva Uzbekistan
Kunya Ark (Old Fortress) is a citadel that has survived to our days and served as the residence of local rulers. The fortress was built in 1686-88, near the defensive walls of the city. The construction order was given by Arang Khan.

On the territory of the fortress were located the courtyards of the khan, various workshops and warehouses, a plant for the manufacture of gunpowder, outbuildings.
In front of the fortress there is a square where all the inhabitants of the city used to flock. Here purchases were made, military reviews were held, on this square criminals were executed.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, Khiva Uzbekistan
Pahlavan Makhmud - lived in the XIV century, was a poet revered in Khorezm, by profession - a furrier (Master in the manufacture of furs from hides, in making fur products), a renowned wrestler-hero. According to legend, after his death in 1322-1325, he was buried in the courtyard of his workshop. Khivans considered him the patron saint of the city and after his death, the Muslim clergy elevated him to the rank of saints. And in 1701 a mausoleum was erected at the place of his burial.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stone Palace (Tash Khauli), Khiva Uzbekistan
Tash Khauli Palace (1830-1838) is located in the eastern part of Ichan-Kala in Khiva. It represents a model of the greatness and power of the buildings of those times in the Khorezm style.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kalta Minor Minaret, Khiva Uzbekistan
Kalta Minar - located in front of the main facade of the madrasa of Muhammad Aminkhan. According to the Khiva historian Muniz, he was left unfinished due to the death of Khan in 1855. According to the plan, the minaret was supposed to be the most ambitious in the entire Muslim East. And indeed, with a base diameter of 14.2 m., Its height could reach 70-80 m. According to some data, about 110 m. The name Kalta Minar translates as (uzb. “Kalta” - small, short) minar - minaret (tower) .
Duration: 20 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Khiva Hotel 3 *

Day 4: Depart Khiva in the morning, drive to Bukhara (470 kms,10 hrs)

Stop At: Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), Bukhara Uzbekistan
Sitorai Mohi-Khosa is being built under Abdullahad Khan, already in the complex he added Khan. The most beautiful room of the summer palace is the white hall. This is a very beautiful room. This hall was built in 1912. Today the palace is open as a museum, and there is a sanatorium on the territory of Mohi-Khosa.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Bukhara Hotel 3*

Day 5: Bukhara

Stop At: Chor-Bakr necropolis, 6 km west of Bukhara, Bukhara Uzbekistan
Mazar Chor-Bakr was erected for the burial of the Juybari clan. They were known during the reign of the Samonids, when they occupied high political positions in the country. Translated, the word “chor” means four, and “bakr” means immaculate. Consequently, only 4 people from this family made their family holy.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, M. Ashrafi Street, Bukhara Uzbekistan
During the reign of the country, the Samanid dynasty, culture and economics flourished. Many historical monuments were built during their rule, but everything has been destroyed to this day, only the Samanid mausoleum has remained intact.
From the ancient history it became clear that the mausoleum was built by the founder of the Samanid state - Ismail Samani. The construction was raised for his father - Ahmad ibn Saad. After the death of Ismail Samani, he was buried in the same mausoleum, and his grandson there. As a result, the mausoleum became the tomb of the Samanid dynasty.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chasma Ayub Mausoleum, Pistaskkanon St, Bukhara Uzbekistan
The architectural heritage of Bukhara, a monument to Chashma Ayub is a quadrangular structure, which consists of 4 small rooms. According to history, it was said that all 4 rooms were built at different times. The very first erected room was built during the reign of Arslankhan, while construction of the minaret began.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Moschea Bolo-khauz, Registan square, Bukhara Uzbekistan
This ensemble includes a mosque of 1712 with a graceful column aivan, attached at the beginning of the twentieth century, a minaret built in 1917 by the folk master Usto Shirin Muradov (a small copy of the Kalyan minaret), and a reservoir. The air space of the aivan is attached to the columns crowned with elegant stalactite capitals. They are graceful and unusual in shape and proportions. The carving on ganch on its walls, the intricacies of geometrical ornaments are skillfully executed. The walls of the spacious hall of the mosque are painted with large floral and geometric patterns.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Minaret of the Kalon, Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara 200100 Uzbekistan
The word "minaret" comes from "minor", which translates as "the place where something is lit." In the ancient Central Asian states, vertical minarets were erected as a central component of the architectural complex of the city, including a large mosque or madrasa. These majestic towers, royally towering over the ancient cities, were also a symbol of the state or personal prestige of some ruler. But over time, the minarets became so numerous that their number exceeded the need of local residents for their functional purpose - to call for azan (prayer).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ulugbek Madrasah, Bukhara Uzbekistan
In this educational institution, they received not only spiritual education, but also astronomy, geometry and several foreign languages. Students enrolled here at the age of 15, and the study lasted five years. Many scholars spawned the walls of this madrasa.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah, Khodja Nurobobod St., Bukhara Uzbekistan
Abdulaziz-Khan madrasah and Ulugbek madrasah were built nearby from each other, in general, these two madrasas make up one cult ensemble. Despite this, the Abdulaziz Khan madrasah is much more beautiful and larger in scope. It is not only superior to the richness of its decor, but to this day it is considered in the country one of the greatest architectural structures of the past centuries.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lyab-i-Hauz, B. Nakshabandi, Bukhara Uzbekistan
Lyabi-Hauz, which means “the coast of the pond”. Long since in Bukhara there were much more ponds where the inhabitants of the old city could quench their thirst. But in the years 1920-1930, many ponds were dried, due to the significant likelihood of infection of infectious diseases through water.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi, Bakhowuddin Nakshbandi Street, Bukhara Uzbekistan
The main decoration of the old city of Bukhara, after the high minaret of Kalyan, can rightly be considered the Nadir Divanbegi madrasah. Firstly, the building itself is located in a very picturesque place - not far from Lyabi-Haus. In the evening, when the eastern sun sets, the madrasa is illuminated with special lamps, which gives a very beautiful reflection in the water surface of the house.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chor-Minor, Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara Uzbekistan
Translated from Persian, "Chor minor" means "four minarets." This is one of the most famous monuments of Bukhara. It is located on a small square, which is located behind Lyabi-house. The building is dated to the 19th century, and is a rectangle, on the sides of which there are four low minarets. Each of the minarets is decorated in its own way. There is an assumption that the patterns on the minarets are a reflection of four world religions. This is an interesting building, which is worth a visit, spending your holidays in Uzbekistan.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Bukhara Hotel 3*

Day 6: Depart Bukhara In The Morning, Drive To Samarkand ( 270 Kms, 4.5 Hrs)

Stop At: Registan St, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
Like any country in the world, Uzbekistan has its traditional symbols that pop up in the mind when you name a country. For example, pilaf, cotton, Kalyan minaret, etc. But at the name of the city of Samarkand, the appearance of the Registan, the square, which in ancient times was the center of everything, immediately appeared in my head.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gur Emir Mausoleum, Samarkand Uzbekistan
The majestic Gur Emir is the family tomb of Amir Temur and his descendants. Initially, the building was intended for an educational Islamic center. Construction began Amura Temur's favorite grandson - Muhammad Sultan. But in connection with the sudden death of Muhammad, Amir Temur, deeply and painfully endured this loss, ordered to make a mausoleum here and bury his grandson with all the honors. The construction of madrasahs and khanaki, begun in 1403, turned into the construction of a tomb, which Ulugbek already completed.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Samarkand Hotel 3*

Day 7: Depart Samarkand and drive to Tashkent (300 kms, 5hrs)

Stop At: Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand Uzbekistan
The necropolis of Shahi Zinda combines buildings erected over more than one epoch. For several centuries, additional buildings have been attached to the shrine of Shahi Zinda, built in the XI century, which make up the complex today.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Transfer To Airport. International Flight From Tashkent.

Stop At: Bibi Hanum, Chorsu sq. 3A Shaykhontokhur District, Anhor Lokomotiv, Tashkent 100025 Uzbekistan
Returning from his military campaign to India, the great commander and ruler Amir Temur in 1399 began the construction of the grandest mosque in Central Asia. Bibi-Khanym Mosque (Bibi Khanum) is a structure whose total area is 167x109 mm. In the courtyard of the mosque, about 10 thousand people can pray for Friday
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You will be met by our driver with a sign "Minzifa Travel"

Airports

  • Vostochny Airport, Tashkent Uzbekistan
Departure Time
9/9/2019 - 10/7/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Breakfast in hotels
  • Accommodation throughout the tour
  • English speaking guide - tour leader from Minzifa Travel
  • Entrance tickets to the museums, mausoleums and other sights
  • Air-ticket Tashkent-Urgench
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at restaurant in Tashkent.
  • Entry/Admission - Independence Square (Mustakillik Square)
  • Entry/Admission - Amir Timur Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Tashkent TV tower
  • Entry/Admission - Kukeldash Madrasah
  • Entry/Admission - Juma Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Itchan Kala
  • Entry/Admission - Citadel Kunya-ark
  • Entry/Admission - Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum
  • Entry/Admission - Stone Palace (Tash Khauli)
  • Entry/Admission - Kalta Minor Minaret
  • Entry/Admission - Chor-Bakr necropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Ismail Samanid Mausoleum
  • Entry/Admission - Chasma Ayub Mausoleum
  • Entry/Admission - Great Minaret of the Kalon
  • Entry/Admission - Ulugbek Madrasah
  • Entry/Admission - Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah
  • Entry/Admission - Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi
  • Entry/Admission - Chor-Minor
  • Entry/Admission - Registan
  • Entry/Admission - Gur Emir Mausoleum
  • Entry/Admission - Shah-i-Zinda
  • Entry/Admission - Bibi Hanum
Exclusions
  • Extra days accommodation in Tashkent (for those who arrives earlier or leaves later)
  • Charges in the hotels for additional services
  • Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa
  • Personal insurance
  • Camera fees, charged separately by museums
  • International Air tickets
  • Personal beverages
  • Full board
  • Any excess baggage charge
  • Tips for guides and driver.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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