Treasures of Uzbekistan: The Great Silk Road.
Unforgettable tour along the heart of the Silk Road. The ancient cities still keeps the spirit of Alexander's troops, Arab cavalry, mongols invasion and Tamerlane's Empire.
This tour will give you opportunity to visit 9 regions of Uzbekistan. You will learn history and culture, traditions and customs of land with its own, centuries-old unique civilizations.
Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, where cultural and spiritual values had been long since concentrated, outstanding scientific centres and schools were established, architecture, craftsmanship, and applied art were flourishing, played the role of main urban centres. Creative work and various scientific achievements of the local scientists, thinkers, and poets have proved to be a valuable contribution to the development of the world civilization. Avicenna, al-Khorezmiy, Mirzo Ulugbek, Nakshbandi, al-Bukhoriy, at-Termeziy, Beruniy, Alisher Navoiy - short list of names of prominent figures of Uzbekistan.
Arrive in Tashkent airport. Transfer to hotel, check in. Lunch. Tashkent City Tour.
Depart by morning flight to Urgench (Khiva). Khiva City Tour.
Depart by car to Bukhara.
Full day Bukhara tour.
Depart by car to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz . Shakhrisabz City Tour. Continue drive to Samarkand. On the way to Samarkand stop at the village of carpets weavers.
Samarkand City Tour
Continue Samarkand tour. 17:00 depart to Tashkent by high-speed train. 19:00 arrival in Tashkent, transfer to hotel and check in. Dinner.
Departure. End of the tour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tashkent International Airport
End location: Tashkent International Airport
Duration: 9 days
Aircraft, Train for transfers between cities. And, we'll use a van for all transportation in the cities.
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
800000 soums - Local cash is needed mostly for the food and water.