Uzbekistan Historical Tour: The Ancient Customs of the Uzbeks
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The Ancient Customs of the Uzbeks

Most likely, everybody is familiar with the following collocation: "in accordance with the rites of hospitality". In a sense it reflects one of the most ancient and highly valued customs that has survived to our time. In the older days, however, among the peoples of the Orient, including the Uzbeks, hospitality was a must in terms of life standards and morality.



Days Cities Time Activities Meals  
Day 01 Tashkent   Arrival in Tashkent
Accommodation in hotel.
 
D: Restaurant
Day 02 Tashkent
Ferghana
Margilan
07:00
08:40
09:00
09:30
14:00
14:30
20:00
20:30
 
Morning flight to Ferghana (HY1051 07:00 -08:40).
Arrival in Ferghana.
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Ferghana.
Transfer to Margilan (15 km)
Sightseeing in Margilan upon arrival.
Transfer to Ferghana.(15 km)
Arrival in Ferghana.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ferghana
Day 03 Ferghana
Kokand
Rishtan
Tashkent
08:00

12:00
13:00
13:30
13:40
14:40
16:30
17:45
 
Morning transfer to Kokand (100 km)
Sightseeing in Kokand upon arrival.
Transfer to Rishtan (50 km)
Arrival in Rishtan.
Sightseeing in Rishtan upon arrival.
Transfer to Ferghana (50 km)
Domestic flight to Tashkent (HY 1022 16:30-17:45)
Arrival in Tashkent.
Accommodation in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ferghana
Day 04 Tashkent
Samarkand
08:00
13:00
14:30
 
Morning transfer to Samarkand (293 km)
Accommodation in hotel.
Sightseeing in Samarkand.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Registan
Day 05 Samarkand
Shakhrisabz
Samarkand
08:00
10:00
11:00
13:00
14:00
18:00
20:00
20:30
 
Transfer to Shakhrisabz (60 km). 
Arrival in Shakhrisabz.
Sightseeing in Shakhrisabz upon arrival.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Shakhrisabz
Transfer to Samarkand (60 km)
Arrival in Samarkand
Dinner upon arrival at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Shakhrisabz
Day 06 Samarkand
Bukhara
07:00
08:00
13:00
13:30
14:00
15:00
20:00
 
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning transfer to Bukhara (268 km)
Arrival in Bukhara.
Accommodation in hotel.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Ark Citadel
Day 07 Bukhara
Tashkent
09:00
13:00
14:00
18:40
19:35
20:00
21:00
 
Sightseeing in Bukhara.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed with sightseeing in Bukhara.
Domestic flight to Tashkent (HY 1336 18:40-19:35)
Arrival in Tashkent.
Dinner upon arrival at local restaurant.
Accommodation in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
B: Hotel
L: Restaurant
D: Restaurant
Poi-Kalon
Day 08 Tashkent   International flight back home. B: Hotel

Suggested accommodation in:
Type A Type B
Tashkent – Lotte City hotel Tashkent Palace 4*
Ferghana – Club Hotel 777 3*
Bukhara – Bukhara Palace 4*
Samarkand – Afrosiab Palace 4*
 
Tashkent – Uzbekistan Hotel 4*
Ferghana – Club Hotel 777 3*
Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 4*
Samarkand – Panorama Grand 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 - Ferghana - Tashkent 84 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.

Kokand:

Visit Khudoyar-khan Palace, Djami Mosque, Kamol-Kazy Madrasah, Dahman-Shakhon and Madirakhan Necropolis.

Margilan:

Silk making factory

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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