Uzbekistan tour: Uz-4
Cities: Khiva, Nukus, Muynak, Bukhara, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Tashkent
Duration: 12 days
Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer from airport to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Nukus - Muynak - Nukus (2 hours 45 minutes flight, 220km, 3 hours by car)
Morning flight to Nukus. Arriving in Nukus and drive to the former fishing village Muynak used away on the shores of the Aral Sea. In Muynak visit the small museum, a look at abandoned ships in the sand. In the afternoon drive from Muynak to Nukus. Overnight in guesthouse.
Day 3: Nukus - Khiva (200 km, 3 hours)
Sightseeing tour around named Nukus and visit the State Art Collections Museum after Savitskiy. The museum houses the world's second largest collection of Russian avant-garde art and one of the largest collection of applied art products in Central Asia. In the afternoon drive to Khiva. Arrival to Khiva, in the hotel.
Day 4: Khiva
Sightseeing tour in Khiva: Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site Itchan-Qala fortress. In Itchan-Qala fortress visit Kunya Ark, Juma Mosque, Mukhammad Amin Khan (XVIII c.) And Mukhammad Rakhimkhan Madrassah (XIX c.), Tash-Khovli Palace, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, Kalta Minor Minaret Islam-Khoja, local bazaar . Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Khiva - Bukhara (480 km, 9 hrs)
In the morning depart Khiva to Bukhara. Some parts of the road to Khiva be renovated, so it takes no less than 9 hours to pass the distance from Khiva to Bukhara. To stop on the way, see the Amudarya. Arrival in Bukhara in the late afternoon. Check-in at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Bukhara
Sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit Mausoleum of Ismail Samani, Ark Fortress, Chashma Ayub, Kalyan Mosque and Minaret, Miri-Arab Madrassah, Magoki-Attari Mosque, Madrassah of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, trade domes, Lyabi Hauz complex, Chor-Minor Madrassah. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Bukhara
Next sightseeing Bukhara. Trip to summer palace of Bukhara emirs Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa, Chor Bakr and Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum. In the afternoon free time in Bukhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand (290 km, 4 hours + 90 km, 1.5 hours)
In the morning depart Bukhara and Samarkand via Shakhrisabz. Stop in Shakhrisabz for sightseeing. Visit ruins of Ak-Saray Palace, Mausoleum of Jakhongir and Omar Shaikh, the mausoleum-Dorut Tilovat where conqueror Tamerlane's father and his spiritual teacher buried, Kok Gumbaz mosque. In the afternoon you drive to Samarkand. Arrival to Samarkand, in the hotel. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Samarkand
City tour in Samarkand. Visit Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Shakhi-Zinda necropolis, Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Ulugbek observatory. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Samarkand
Next sightseeing Samarkand. Visit Afrosiyob Museum, the grave of St. Daniel. Drive to the Imam Al-Bukhari complex - the Muslim pilgrimage (25 km, 30 min). The place is known for its modern mosque after the independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the mausoleum of Imam Al-Bukhari, Sufi and the author of the second Muslim holy book the Koran, Hadith which has become famous for. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Samarkand - Tashkent (297km, 4 hours)
In the morning depart Samarkand to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent, in the hotel. Sightseeing in Tashkent. Visit center of Tashkent, Amir Temur Square, Independence Square, Old City part of Tashkent with Khast-Imam Complex, Chorsu bazaar and Applied Arts Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Tashkent - end of tour
Transfer to the airport. Departure.
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