2 days/1 night. Tashkent-Kokand-Rishtan-Margilan.
Take a ride in my car to see spectacular mountains and countryside life, pottery and silk fabrics, beautiful bazaars and hospitable people.
The name "Pearl of Central Asia" has been positively attributed to rich and picturesque Fergana Valley, which always played a significant role in the history and culture of Central Asia. Fergana Valley is truly a unique part of the Orient. In ancient times the valley was the center of various civilizations.
Today Fergana Valley is the most flourishing region of the country. The astonishing nature enchants with a variety of colors.
Fergana Valley, the big and flourishing oasis with the most fertile land in Central Asia, where the towns of Namangan, Kokand, Rishtan, Fergana, Andizhan are situated, is rightly called "Golden Valley".
07:00. Departure from your hotel in my car. Drive to Kokand (4 hours). In the mountains we will stop to observe spectacular views. In Kokand we will visit Khudoyarkhan Palace, Juma Mosque, Dahmai-Shokhon Necropolis. Also we will see some non-traditional doctors and their methods or curing people.
13:30 Ristan city. Lunch at the potter's house. We can see the whole process of making the famous Rishtan ceramics by hand.
16:00 drive to Margilan (45 min. ), check-in hotel.
19:30 dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
09:00 Visit Said Ahmad Khudja madrassah - the Center for Applied Arts. Visit "Yodgorlik" silk factory, where we can see the full-cycle of silk cloth production.
12:00 Drive towards Tashkent.
13:00 Lunch at the farmer's house in the village. (If it on April-May, we will see how caterpillars feeds with mulberry leaves. If it on August-September-October we will see plantations of grapes).
14:30 Continue drive to Tashkent.
19:00 Arrival in Tashkent. End of the tour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you in your hotel or any desired place you appoint.
End location: I will take you to hotel or any desired place you wish.
Duration: 2 days
Chevrolet Cobalt (2014) sedan car with air conditioning.
I can also accommodate larger groups by renting a bigger vehicle. This will involve an additional cost, so please contact me for the details.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200000 soum - Lunches and dinners.