Uzbekistan Historical Tour: The Country of Amir Temur
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The Country of Amir Temur

During the whole period of his reign, Temur was constantly dealing with the building activities: he created new and restructured old towns, built fortresses, and constructed irrigation systems. Having established huge empire and having become its absolute ruler – emir, Temur made Samarkand the capital of his state.



Days Cities Time Activities Meals  
Day 01 Tashkent   Arrival in Tashkent
Accommodation in hotel.
 
D: Restaurant
Day 02 Tashkent
Samarkand
08:00
14:00
15:00


 
Transfer to Samarkand (293 km)
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Samarkand (capital of Tamerlane’s empire)
Visiting Guri-Emir (the burial place of Amir Temur)
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Registan
Day 03 Samarkand 09:00
14:00

 
Sightseeing. Inspection of Amir Temur monument in Samarkand.
Proceed with the sightseeing.
Visiting Bibi Khanym Mosque.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Guri-Emir
Day 04 Samarkand
ShakhrisabzSamarkand
09:00

11:00

14:00

18:00
20:00
20:00
 
Transfer to Shakhrisabz (Hometown of Amir Temur), (170 km)
Sightseeing in Shakhrisabz.
Visiting Ak-Saray Palace (the residence of Amir Temur)
Proceed with sightseeing in Shakhrisabz.
Visiting the ensemble Dorus-Saodat (crypt of Amir Temur)
Transfer to Samarkand.
Arrival in Samarkand.
Dinner upon arrival.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Shakhrisabz
Day 05 Samarkand
Bukhara
08:00
12:30
14:00
15:00

 
Morning transfer to Bukhara (268km)
Arrival in Bukhara.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Visiting Ulugbek’s madrassah (grandson of Amir Temur)
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.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Poi-Kalon
Day 07 Bukhara
Tashkent
09:00
14:00
18:40
19:35
20:00
 
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Proceed with sightseeing in Bukhara.
Flight to Tashkent (HY1336 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
 
Sightseeing in Tashkent.
Visiting State Museum of Temurids.
Proceed with sightseeing. Inspection of Amir Temur monument 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*
 
Tashkent – Uzbekistan Hotel 4*
Samarkand – Panorama Grand 4*
Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 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 Bukhara  –  Tashkent 50 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.

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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