Magic Tour in Uzbekistan (5 days / 4 nights)

Overview and description

Olympic Tour Service offers you “Magic Tour in Uzbekistan”.

Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Duration: 5 days – 4 nights.

Cities to be visited: Tashkent – Bukhara (2 nights) – Samarkand (1 night) – Tashkent (1 night)

Since the ancient times Samarkand and Bukhara have been important commercial cities of the Great Silk Road. These cities are known even nowadays for their rich history and unique architectural monuments.

One of the oldest cities in the world Samarkand with its 2750-years history amazes with its magnificent buildings of the medieval architecture that have been preserved until nowadays. It was here where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected his observatory in the 15th century; it was a unique construction for its time.

Bukhara, which is as old as Samarkand, opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. In fact, every stone in this city reflects the history. The great scientists, such as physician and encyclopedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi, worked in this city.

 

We can change this program or prepare a new one, tailor made according to your wishes and preferences.

Tour itinerary

  • Day 1. Arrival in Tashkent. Sightseeing tour of Tashkent. Tashkent – Bukhara (by train)

    Meeting at the international airport. Transfer to hotel, accommodation and a short rest.
    During the sightseeing tour of Tashkent you will visit the following sites: Khast Imam square, including Kaffal Shashi mausoleum, Barak Khan madrasa and Tilla Shaikh Mosque, the library that holds an ancient Koran of the 3rd Caliph Othman, dated to the 7th century; then you will visit the oriental bazaar Chorsu, Tashkent Metro, Independence Square, the Palace of Prince Romanov (outside), Applied Arts Museum.
    In the evening transfer to the train station for the overnight train to Bukhara. Departure at 22:00, arrival in Bukhara the next morning at 07:00.
    Overnight in train

  • Day 2. Bukhara

    Full day sightseeing tour of Bukhara.
    Bukhara is an open air city-museum with more than 170 ancient architectural monuments. One of the most important of them is Samanids mausoleum (10th century), built by Ismail Samani, the founder of the dynasty. You will visit Chashma-Ayub mausoleum (Saint Job’s source), Ark fortress, Poi Kalon ensemble with its architectural monuments like Miri Arab Madrasa, Kalon Mosque and one of the tallest minarets in Central Asia – the famous minaret Kalon built by the ruler Arslan Khan in the 12th century; the word kalon means great.
    We continue the city tour visiting Ulughbek madrasa built in the 15th century by a distinguished mathematician and astronomer, the grandson of Tamerlane, and Abdulazizkhan madrasa situated opposite it. Then we will visit Taqi (trading domes), Magoki Attari Mosque and Lyabi-Khauz architectural ensemble, consisting of three monuments – Kukeldash Madrasa, Nodir Divon Begi Madrasa and khanako; as well as the most peculiar monument of the city Chor-Minor Madrasa. Bukhara is the hometown of the legendary Khodja Nasreddin, famous for his graceful and immortal stories, known by everyone in the city. Free time at leisure. In the evening you can enjoy the street life, its colorful oriental markets and unforgettable monuments.Overnight in Bukhara.

  • Day 3. Bukhara – Samarkand (by train). Sightseeing tour of Samarkand.

    Early breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to the train station for the train to Samarkand. Departure at 07:45, arriving in Samarkand at 10:50.
    Full day sightseeing tour of Samarkand includes: Gur Emir mausoleum, the famous Registan square composed of three huge monuments – Ulughbek, Sherdor and Tilla Kari madrasas. Then we’ll see the Bibi-Khanum mosque, which, according to legend, was built in the 15th century by the beloved wife of Timur. We will stroll through the local Siab bazaar, a peculiar place where we can see the everyday life of the people of Samarkand.
    We continue with the visit of mausoleums of Shahi-Zinda necropolis, a place of pilgrimage for the local people and at the same time one of the most luxurious and beautiful ensembles of this amazing city.
    Overnight in Samarkand

  • Day 4. Sightseeing tour of Samarkand. Samarkand – Tashkent (by train).

    Breakfast at the hotel.Today we will visit Meros paper mill, where the silk paper is produced according to the ancient technologies. The first silk paper mill was founded in Samarkand in the 8th century and later on due to the increasing of the power and influence of Arab caliphate this secret was spread all over the world.
    Then we will visit Ulughbek observatory where you can see the unique astronomical instrument of the Middle Ages, a sextant.
    After that we will visit one of the most sacred and revered places of Samarkand – St. Daniel mausoleum. This place is venerated in three religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
    Then we will go to Afrosiab History Museum.
    Transfer to the train station for the fast train that departs at 17:00. Arrival in Tashkent at 19:10. Transfer to the hotel.
    Overnight in Tashkent.

  • Day 5. Departure from Tashkent.

    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Transfer to the international airport for your departure flight.

Services

Included in tour price:

  • Visa support (if required);
  • Double accommodation with breakfast;
  • Transportation throughout the tour according to the program;
  • Train Tashkent – Bukhara;
  • Train Bukhara – Samarkand;
  • Train Samarkand – Tashkent;
  • Sightseeing according to the program;
  • Entrance fees to the monuments and museums indicated in the program;
  • English speaking local guides for city tours (accompanying guide service is optional).

 

Not included in tour price:

  • Early check in (before 14:00) and late checkout (after 12:00) from the hotel.
  • Single supplement;
  • Visa cost;
  • International air tickets;
  • Photo-and video charges;
  • Additional sightseeing;
  • Meals (Lunches and Dinners);
  • All personal expenses (telephone, extra luggage fee, room service, laundry, medical expenses, insurance, etc.);
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Any other services not listed among the included.

 

Order tour

Latest news

Latest news



Our contacts

Заголовок на карте

O'zbekiston Ovozi ko'chasi, Тошкент, Узбекистан

Немного описания на карте о предприятии...

Uzbekistan Ovozi street, h. 2, room 1124
Republic of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, 100047

Tel/Fax: (99871) 120-63-00
Tel/Fax: (99871) 120-64-00

Email: info@ots.uz, info@olympictour.uz
Skype: S.Gulya

If you have any questions -
write us a message:

Contact us Close the window

Contact us

Fill in all fields, and we will reply you soon.