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TASHKENT, SAMARKAND AND BUKHARA - 3 GREAT CITY

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Almaty → Shymkent → Tashkent → Samarkand → Бухара → Tashkent
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Group  / Excursions
Transport type:  Avia from ALA
03.04.2018 — 31.12.2018

Breakfast
Day 1

Almaty - Shymkent - Tashkent
08: 30 arrival on check point Zhibek Zholy (Chernyaevka).
09: 30 Arrival at the hotel. Breakfast, accommodation and short breaks.
12:00-13: 00 lunch At local restaurant (at own expense)
13:00-20:00 brief tour in Tashkent: Amir Temur square, the former Broadway, the "street" (area of "Independence"), the Tashkent subway (the largest in Central Asia), Chorsu Bazaar, a tour on a double-Decker bus (Double Decker Tour)

20:00 dinner at the national restaurant (at own expense)
21:00 free time, walk through the night in Tashkent
22: 00 rest. Night in hotel

Breakfast
Day 2

Tashkent - Samarkand - Бухара
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast at the hotel
08:00-departure to Samarkand by high-speed train Afrosiab (TALGO)
10:10 - arrival to Samarkand, Start of sightseeing in Samarkand: the area Registan (madrasah of Ulugbek, Sherdor madrassah, madrasah Tillya-Kari) ("a sandy Place") - the main square of Samarkand, the Gur-Emir mausoleum - tomb of Tamerlane's, mausoleum Rukhabad ("Abode of spirit") - the legend says that under the dome there is a box with seven hairs of Prophet Muhammad (XIV century), the Mosque of bi Bi Khanum, named after the oldest wife of Tamerlane (XIV C.)

13:00-14: 00 lunch in the restaurant (at own expense)
14:00 continuation of the tour: Architectural Complex Shakhi Zinda ("Living King") - memorial on the hillside Afrasiab associated with the name Kusam Ibn Abbas, cousin of the prophet Muhammad (XI-XV centuries.), Ulugbek Observatory

18:00 dinner at the restaurant (at own expense)
20:00 departure to the station
21:00 departure to Bukhara by high-speed train Afrosiab (TALGO)
22: 40 arrival in Bukhara, accommodation in the hotel. Rest.

Breakfast
Day 3

Бухара
08:00 the rise
08:30-9: 30 Breakfast
9:30 city tour:
Mausoleum Samanid (IX-X centuries)-the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture
Mausoleum Chashma Ayub (XII century.) - which belongs to the respected "places of trace" left by saints. The legend says that once the prophet of the Bible job (Ayyub) visited this place, from the impact of the staff which appeared well ("Chashma").
Bolo-Hauz mosque (beginning of XX century) is the only monument of medieval Bukhara.
Citadel Ark (IV century BC) - the center of Bukhara statehood.
The architectural complex po-I-Kalyan:
• The minaret of Kalyan (XII century) - the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors.
• The Kalyan mosque - its area of 130x80 m surpasses Bibi-Hanim in Samarkand.
  • Miri-Arab madrasah (XVI C.) - operating madrasah is one of the most respected spiritual Islamic universities.
  • Toki-Zargaron (XV-XVI centuries) – "the Dome of Jewelers".
    13:00-14 : 00-lunch (at own expense)
    • Kukeldash madrasah (XVI C.) - one of the largest madrasah in Bukhara.
    • Khanaka and Nadir Divan-Begi madrasah (XVII C.) - a massive rectangular structure that was the place to stay and reflect Sufi.
    Chor minor madrasah "Four coins" (XVIII century) - is an unusual madrasah built by Caliph Niyazkul.
    18:00-19:00-dinner (at own expense)
    19:00 walk through Evening Bukhara

    Breakfast
    Day 4

    Бухара - Tashkent
    08:00 the rise
    08:30-9: 30 Breakfast
    09:30 continuation of the tour:
    Madrasah of Ulugbek (XV century)–one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by grandson of Tamerlan – Mirzo Ulugbek.
    Madrasah Abdullaziz-Khan (ser.XVII century) - medrese with chetyrehayvannym yard with portal entrance, corner guldasta and loggias, alcoves around the courtyard and the facade.
    Magoki-Attari mosque (XII century)-the oldest mosque in Bukhara is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture.
    Lyabi-Khauz ensemble ( XV C.) - the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara-is very popular among tourists:

    13:00 lunch At local restaurant (at own expense)
    15:00 Arrival at the station in Bukhara
    15:55 departure to Tashkent by high-speed train (TALGO)
    19:40 arrival to Tashkent
    20: 00 accommodation at the hotel.
    20: 30 dinner at the restaurant (at own expense)
    22:00 rest

    Breakfast
    Day 5

    Tashkent
    08:00 the rise
    08:30-9: 30 Breakfast at the hotel
    09:30-12:00 free time
    12:00 check out from the hotel
    13:00-14: 00 lunch in the restaurant (at own expense)
    14:00-departure to the checkpoint Zhibek Zholy (Chernyaevka) with pleasant memories of Uzbekistan
    Included
    ● Accommodation in hotels / hostels with 2x or 3x/ 6 bed accommodation,
    ● Bed & Breakfast ,
    ● Transfers-checkpoint-hotel-checkpoint
    ● Transportation in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara
    ● Russian-speaking guide in Samarkand and Bukhara,
    ● Tickets for high-speed trains between Tashkent Samarkand and Bukhara-Tashkent, (if tickets are available)
    ● water - 1 liter per person per day,
    ● Visa support/ Registration,
    ● Entrance tickets to all historical monuments
    ● Escort of the representative of the receiving company along the entire route.
    Excluded
    International flight/travel, medical insurance, payment for photo / video on the spot, lost or damaged Luggage, cancellation, tips to drivers, guides; drinks, any other services that are not included in the price.
    Comments
    Prices are per person for a group of 10 people. With a larger group of prices on request.
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