Uzbekistan short culture tour
Season: all around year
Day 1 Tashkent
Arrival to the capital of UZBEKISTAN, transfer from the airport.
Overnight at hotel Grand Nur 3* Meals: L
Full day in Tashkent. A guided tour of the city and later in the day visit the old Quarter of the city. Visit the extensive Chorsu Bazaar and many madrassahs, mausoleums and mosques dating back to the 16th and 17th century.
Tashkent- Samarkand This morning we drive to Samarkand.
Samarkand With a history dating back 2700 years, Samarkand became famous as the capital of the vast state created by Tamerlane and later ruled by his grandson Ulugbek in the 14th-15th centuries. Enjoy a full day tour of Samarkand including Registan Square. Overnight at hotel Malika 3* Meals: BL
Visit the Golden Road to Samarkand. Stop off to see the minaret at Vabkent and continue to Gijduvan and visit the Ulug Beg Madrassah, the tomb of Khoja Gijduvani and also see traditional pottery workshops. Overnight at hotel Omar Hayam 3* Meals: BL
Bukhara Surrounded by the vast expanses of the KyzylKum desert, Bukhara still retains the atmosphere of an ancient Silk Road city. With your guide see the Ark Citadel and the Zindan prison, the Ismael Samani Mausoleum and the magnificent Kalyan Minaret, from the top of which used to be thrown the town’s criminals. Overnight at hotel Omar Hayam 3* Meals: BL
Drive back to Tashkent. Time for buying souvenirs. Either this day in the afternoon or next day catch your flight home.