Uzbekistan Historical Tour: Architectural Gems of Eastern Renaissance
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Architectural Gems of Eastern Renaissance

Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and Shakhrizabs, where cultural and spiritual values had been long since concentrated, outstanding scientific centers and schools were established, architecture, craftsmanship, and applied art were flourishing, played the role of main urban centres.

Architectural Gems of Eastern Renaissance map


Days Cities Time Activities Meals  
Day 01 Tashkent   Arrival in Tashkent
Accommodation in hotel.
 
D: Restaurant
Day 02 Tashkent
Samarkand
08:00
13:00
13:15
14:30
 
Morning transfer to Samarkand (293 km)
Arrival in Samarkand.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Samarkand.
Overnight at Hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Registan
Day 03 Samarkand 09:00
13:00
14:00
 
Sightseeing in Samarkand.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Samarkand.
Overnight at Hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Gur-Emir
Day 04 Samarkand
Bukhara
07:00
12:00
12:15
14:00
 
Morning transfer to Bukhara (268 km)
Arrival in Bukhara.
Accommodation in hotel
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Overnight at Hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ark Citadel
Day 05 Bukhara 09:00
13:00
14:00
 
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with the sightseeing.
Overnight at Hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Poi-Kalon
Day 06 Bukhara
Urgench
08:00
13:00
16:00
16:15
17:00
 
Morning transfer to Khiva ( 480 km)
Lunch during transfer
Arrival in Khiva
Accommodation in hotel upon arrival.
Free time at client’s own leisure
Overnight at Hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Khiva
Day 07 Urgench
Khiva
Tashkent
09:00
12:30
13:30
19:30

21:50
22:00
 
Sightseeing in Khiva
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Khiva
Transfer to Urgench Airport.
Flight to Tashkent (HY 1058 20.20-21.50)
Arrival in Tashkent
Accommodation in hotel.
Overnight in hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Kalta Minor
Day 08 Tashkent 09:00
13:00
14:00
Sightseeing in Tashkent
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Tashkent.
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*
Samarkand – Afrosiab Palace 4*
Bukhara – Bukhara Palace 4*
Khiva – Khorezm Palace 4*
 
Tashkent – Uzbekistan Hotel 4*
Samarkand – Panorama Grand 4*
Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 4*
Khiva – Sobir Arkonchi 3*
 


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 Urgench - Tashkent 78 USD (subject to be changed)
  • 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

Khiva:

Visit to the oldest part of the city: Kunya-Ark fortress, including Kurinish Khana (17c); Mohammed-Amin-Khan(19c) Madrassah, Islam Khodja Minaret; Palvan-Kari complex, Abd Al Bobo complex(18c), Rafanek Madrassah, Mohammed Rakim Khan  (19 c), Amir-Tur Madrassah, Sho-I-Kalandar Bobo Mausoleum.
Uch Avlioli ("three saints") Mausoleum, Jami Mosque(18c), Kutluq-Murad Inaq (19c) Madrassah, Pakhlavan Mahmoud Mausoleum, Tash Hauli ("stone yard") Palace, Alla-Kuli-Khan (18c), Arab Mohammed Khan(18 c) Madrassahs.

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).

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).

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