Along the Great Silk Road

Along the Great Silk Road Along the Great Silk Road Along the Great Silk Road

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The Great Silk Road is the most famous trade route in the history. In the ancient times merchants used to travel by it from the Pacific Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. The ancient cities, located along the Great Silk Road, have seen many bloody and brutal wars, fires, pestilence and famine. Over the years the cities and entire civilizations were born, flourished and died.

The tour “Along the Great Silk Road” is offering to visit key stopovers on the Great Silk Road in Central Asia.

 

Tashkent 

Tashkent

Day 1 Tashkent

Arrival to Tashkent

Transfer to the hotel

Check-in the hotel

Free time for rest

10:00 City tour “Modern Tashkent”:

  Amir Temur Square and Museum

Tashkent underground

 Independence Square and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

14:00 Continuing of city tour:

 Monument of Courage 

 Museum of Applied Art

19:00 Dinner

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 2  Tashkent

Till 09:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:15 Sightseeing the streets and squares of Tashkent:

      The Roman Catholic

 The Orthodox Church

 Business City of Tashkent

Yuriy Gagarin Monument 

Istiklol square (former - Friendship of Peoples)

 

“Old Tashkent” city tour:

     Hast Imam Complex and Hazrat Usman Quran

     Kaffal Ash Shoshiy Mausoleum

     Barakhan Madrassah

    Minor White Mosque

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

Shopping Tour:

“SUM” Shopping mall

Chorsu Bazaar

Shopping center "Samarkand Darvoza" 

19:00 Dinner with the national dance show

Overnight in the hotel

 

Bukhara

 Bukhara

Day 3 Tashkent - Bukhara     

05:30 Early wake-up call

06:00 Breakfast in the hotel

07:00 Transfer to the airport for departure flight to Bukhara

10:00 Arrival to Bukhara and transfer to the hotel

11:00 Check-in the hotek

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

14:00 Drive to Imam Bahoutdin Naqshbandi Complex

17:00 Back to Bukhara

Free time for rest

19:00 Dinner

Overnight  in the hotel

 

Day 4 Bukhara

Till 09:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:15 “History of Bukhara” city tour:

      Khanaka and Nodir Divan-begi Madrassa

      Kukeldash madrassah

      Monument of Khoja Nasreddin 

      Magokki Attori Mosque 

      Ulugbek Madrassa

      Abdullazizkhan Madrassa

 Kalyan Mosque

Functioning madrassah Mir-I-Arab

 Kalyan Minaret - the symbol of Bukhara

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

14:00 Continuing of city tour “History of Bukhara”:

      Ark Citadell and Bolo Hauz Ensemble

      Samanid’s mausoleums

      Sitorai Mokhi Khosa (Last Bukhara Emir Palace)

18:00 Back to the hotel

19:00 Dinner at a local restorant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Samarkand  

Samarkand

Day 5  Bukhara - Samarkand

Till 09:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:30 Drive to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz. Lunch on the way

 Excursion to Shakhrisabz - Tamerlane’s hometown. Shakhrisabz is one of the most beautiful and colorful Uzbekistan cities, which is located 80 km south of Samarkand. Today this wonderful city is more famous thanks to Amir Temur (Tamerlane), who was born in the neighboring village of Hodja-Ilgar. Becoming the ruler, he turned Shakhrisabz into his residence and ordered to build the palace, known as Ak-Saray (White palace). Today the city has a lot of architectural sights; historical center of the city is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

16:00 Transfer and check-in the hotel

19:00 Dinner at a local restorant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 6 Samarkand

Till 09:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:15 “Amazing Samarkand” city tour:

     Registan Square: Ulugbek Madrassa, Sherdor madras, Tillya Kari Madrassa

     Bibi Khanum Mosque

     Shakhi Zinda Necropolis

     Mausoleum Gur Emir- Tomb of Tamerlan

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

14:00 Continuous of “Amazing Samarkand” city tour:

     Ulugbek’s Observatory

 Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari

18:00 Back to the hotel

19:00 Dinner

Overnight at the hotel

 

Day 7  Samarkand - Tashkent

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:00 Check-out

Transfer to the Samarkand railway station for drive to Tashkent

12:00 Arrival to Tashkent

13:00 Lunch at a local restorant

Transfer to the airport for departure flight

                                                                                 End of Tour "Along the Great Silk Road"

 

Cities:

Tashkent

Samarkand

Bukhara