Uzbekistan Historical Tour: Walking in the footsteps of Alexander the Great in Uzbekistan
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Walking in the footsteps of Alexander the Great in Uzbekistan

Twenty-five centuries separate us from the time when Alexander the Great lived and performed his deeds. Still today the name of the great commander and statesman keeps drawing attention of historians, philosophers, archeologists, military specialists and all those who are interested in the history of human development. Oriental policy of Alexander played a huge historical role in connecting the Western world with the East; it was of a great importance for development of economy, social, political and cultural life of Asia, as well as for the entire ancient world.



Days Cities Time Activities Meals  
Day 01 Tashkent   Arrival in Tashkent
Accommodation in hotel.
 
D: Restaurant
Day 02 Tashkent
Termez
09:25
11:25
12:00
14:00
20:00
 
Morning flight to Termez (HY 1151 09:25-11:25).
Arrival in Termez.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Termez.
Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Termez
Day 03 Termez
Shakhrisabz
Samarkand
09:00
13:00
13:30
14:00
17:00
20:30
 
Transfer to Shakhrisabz (300 km)
Lunch during transfer.
Arrival in Shakhrisabz.
Sightseeing in Shakhrisabz.
Transfer to Samarkand (170 km)
Accommodation in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Lunch boxes
D: Restaurant
Shakhrisabz
Day 04 Samarkand 09:00
14:00
 
Sightseeing in Samarkand.
Proceed with sightseeing in Samarkand.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Registan
Day 05 Samarkand
Bukhara
08:00
12:30
13:00
15:00
 
Transfer to Bukhara (268km)
Arrival in Bukhara.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ark Citadel
Day 06 Bukhara 09:00
13:00
14:00
 
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Bukhara.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Poi-Kalon
Day 07 Bukhara
Tashkent
09:00
18:40
19:35
20:30
 
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Domestic flight to Tashkent (HY 1336 18:40-19:35)
Arrival in Tashkent.
Accommodation in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ismael Samani mausoleum
Day 08 Tashkent 09:00
14:00
20:00
 
Sightseeing in Tashkent.
Proceed with sightseeing in Tashkent.
Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Kukeldash
Day 09 Tashkent   International flight back home. B: Hotel

Suggested accommodation in:
Type A Type B
Tashkent – Lotte City hotel Tashkent Palace 4*
Bukhara – Bukhara Palace 4*
Samarkand – Afrosiab Palace 4*
Termez – Meridian Hotel 4*
 
Tashkent – Uzbekistan Hotel 4*
Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 4*
Samarkand – Panorama Grand 4*
Termez – Meridian Hotel 4*
 


SERVICES INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
  • Accommodation based on TWN rooms
  • Meals – according to the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for Sightseeing spots mentioned. 
  • Overland transportation by AC coach
  • All airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • Escort guide for the whole tour (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin, etc speaking)
  • All sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
  • Folklore show in Bukhara
  • Farewell dinner in Tashkent.
  • Visa support to Uzbekistan   
  • Portage services in airports and hotels
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per day per pax
  • International airfares.
  • Domestic air fare Tashkent –Termez 60 USD (subject to be changed)
  • Domestic air fare Bukhara – Tashkent 50 USD
  • Camera and Video charges during the sightseeing.


Payment: 100 % prepayment should be made not less than 3 days before the group’s arrival.

Cancellation fees:
Cancellation prior 30 days – no penalty is charged
Cancellation prior 15 days – 50 % penalty is charged
Cancellation prior 1 day – 100 % penalty is charged

Sightseeing spots
that will be visited during the excursions:

Tashkent:
Kukeldash Madrassah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, Barak Khan Madrassah, Mosque on Khasty Imam Street, Visit to Chor-Su (handicraft bazaar). Museum of History of  Uzbekistan, Museum of Applied Arts. Alisher Navoi Theater and square. Amir Temur Monument and Square.

Termez:

Visit Archeology Museum, the mausoleum of Al-Hakim al-Termizi, archeological sights of Fayoz-Tepa, Qora-Tepa, Sultan Saodat Ensemble.

Samarkand:

Shahi-Zinda necropolis (14-15c), “Stars above Samarkand” - Ulugbek observatory (15c), “Ruines of Afrosiab” -  the excavation and museum of the ancient town (6 BC-13 AD).
Visit to medieval architectural monuments: Gur-Emir Mausoleum (15c), Registan Ensemble (including Ulugbek (15c), Shir Dor (17c), Tillya-Kari Madrassahs (17c)), Bibi Khanum Mosque. Visit to Samarkand local bazaar.

Shakhrisabz:

Ak -Sarai Palace (14-15c), Kok - Gumbaz Mosque (15 c), Dorus-Siadat: the Djekhangir Mausoleum (14c),  Timur’s vault (15c).

Bukhara:

Visit to Ismael Samani mausoleum (9-10c)-vault  of Bukhara rulers' dynasty, Chor-Minor, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleums (14 c), Visit to Old Bukhara: Poi-Kalon ensemble including Minaret (12c) , Mosque (15c), functioning Madrassah Miri-Arab (16 c), Amir-Alim-Khan Madrassah (14c), Taqi (trading domes), Kukeldash Madrassah (16c), Lyab-i-Hauz (17c), Nadir Divanbegi (17c), Magoki Attari (16c), Ulug Beg (15c), Abdul Aziz (17c) Madrassahs. Visit to Registan Ensemble, Ark Fortress (16c) and Bolo-Hauz complex (18 c). Visit to summer residence of Emir - “Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa” (1911).

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