Day Tour to Samarkand Afrosiyob train
Duration: 1 Day
Cities: Samarkand, Tashkent
Price: $ 190 for 1 person alone, $ 135 per person for 2 people traveling together
Transfer to the station at 07:15 clock. The high-speed train "Afrosiyob" for Samarkand leaves at 08:00 clock. and arrives in Samarkand at 10:30 clock. A tour guide and driver will meet you at the train station, this is a starting point of the tour Samarkand.
The tour includes visits to Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Shahi-Zinda necropolis, Ulugbek observatory and the central Samarkand bazaar. Back to the station at 16:30 clock. The train goes to Tashkent at 17:00 clock and ends up in Tashkent at 19:40 clock. Transfer to the hotel.
The prices include:
A. Economy-class train tickets Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent;
Second City tour in Samarkand;
Third Admission fees to museums, mausoleums and other attractions;
4th Transport to / from the train station and across the Samarkand tour.
Duration: March 19 to 27 (9 days, 8 nights)
Cities: Tashkent, Bukhara, Gijduvan, Samarkand
Pax: Minimum 3 people - max 14 people
Price: $ 820, single supplement $ 140
Nowruz ("new day'') is one of the oldest and most popular holidays in Central Asia. The house marked spring comes and celebrated on March 21, the spring equinox day. Historically, that day in the New Year symbolizes the rebirth of nature, sowing commences.
Since the old days, the holiday is celebrated in agricultural oasis with festivals, bazaars, horse racing, dog and cock fights. Uzbeks cooking traditional meal "Sumalyak", made from flour and sprouted wheat grains and tastes like molasses-flavored cream of wheat. According to tradition, people try to make the festive table (Dastarkhan) as rich as possible with various dishes and sweets.
We invite you to celebrate Nowruz with hospitable people of Uzbekistan and visit ancient cities in the country.
Day 1, 19 March, Tuesday: Tashkent Arrival
Arrival to Tashkent, transfer to the hotel. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2, 20 March, Wednesday: Tashkent-Bukhara
At 05:45 clock have transfer to the domestic airport and flight to Bukhara at 07:40 clock. Arrival in Bukhara at 08:50 clock. Transfer to the hotel. Time to rest. In the afternoon start Bukhara attractions. Visit Miri-Arab Madrassah, Magoki-Attari Mosque, Lyabi Hauz complex, Chor-Minor Madrassah, Madrassah of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, trade domes. In the evening you will see folk show performance at Nadir Divan-begi madrasah. Dinner at the national house of traditional Nowruz dishes in the menu. Somsa kuk (small pies with vegetables) and sumalak Overnight at hotel.
Third Days, 21 March, Thursday: Bukhara
Next sightseeing Bukhara: Kalyan Mosque and Minaret, visit Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Ark Fortress, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum. Participation in street festivals: you'll be able to feel the holiday spirit be on the streets of the old Bukhara, visit street small improvised concerts with national singing and dancing. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
4 days, 22 March, Friday: Bukhara-Samarkand-Gijduvan (290 km, 4 hours)
In the morning depart Bukhara and Samarkand. En-route, in Gijduvan you visit the local pottery workshop foreman. Visit the workshop, participating in a master class on the creation of pottery and painting it. Lunch during the master class. In the afternoon drive to Samarkand. Check in hotel. Free time. Night.
Day 5, 23 March, Saturday: Samarkand
City tour in Samarkand. Visit Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Shakhi-Zinda necropolis, Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Ulugbek observatory. Free time. In the evening enjoy the performance at national clothes theater "El Mero". Overnight at hotel.
Day 6, 24 March, Sunday: Samarkand
Next sightseeing Samarkand. Visit Afrosiyab Museum, the grave of St. Daniel. Go to the mausoleum of Muslim scholars Imam Al-Bukhari a place of pilgrimage for Muslims (25 km, 30 min). The place is known for its modern mosque built after the independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari, sufist and the author of the second holy book Quran in Hadith by Islam. In the evening in the master class of Samarkand take cooking plov. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7, 25 March, Monday: Samarkand-Tashkent (297km, 4 hours)
Free time during the day. At 16:00 Transfer to Samarkand railway station to the fast train "Afrosiyob" register Departure to Tashkent at 17:00 clock. Arrival in Tashkent at 19:40 clock. Transfer to the hotel. Night.
8th Days, 26 March, Tuesday: Tashkent
In the morning sightseeing tour Tashkent: visit of Amir Temur Square, Independence Square, The Old district of Tashkent with Khast-Imam Complex and Chorsu Bazaar. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9, 27 March, Wednesday: Tashkent Departure
Transfer to the airport. End of the tour.
City Hotel (3 *)
Shodlik Palace Tashkent, Uzbekistan Grand Orzu, Rovshan
Bukhara Amelia Boutique, Boutique K.Komil, Amulet
Samarkand Malika Prime, City, Kamila
The prices include:
A. Transport pick up during the tour, including airports / railway stations and drop-offs (3-8pax van, minibus 9-14pax);
Second Accommodation in double room sharing based, breakfast included;
Third Sightseeing tour in each city with local guides;
4th Entrance fees to sights, museums, mausoleums;
5th Air tickets for domestic flights Tashkent-Bukhara;
6th Train ticket for "Afrosiyob" train - economy class,
7th Folk Show and Dinner at the Nadir Divan-begi Madrasah, theater national dress "El Mero";
8th Pottery master class and Luch in the shop, Samarkand plov masterclass with dinner;
9th Visa support for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
10th English-speaking tour guide from Advantour to accompany the group of 6 or more.
Prices do not include:
A. Charges in hotels for additional services;
Second Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
Third Personal insurance;
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