Uzbekistan - Along the Silk Road | Turkestan Travel

Uzbekistan – Along the Silk Road - 15 Days

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8. August 2020 - 22. August 2020 Available 1,410
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22. August 2020 - 5. September 2020 Available 1,410
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5. September 2020 - 19. September 2020 Available 1,410
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19. September 2020 - 3. October 2020 Available 1,410
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3. October 2020 - 17. October 2020 Available 1,410
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17. October 2020 - 31. October 2020 Available 1,410
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2. November 2020 - 16. November 2020 Available 1,410
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16. November 2020 - 30. November 2020 Available 1,410
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8. March 2021 - 22. March 2021 Available 1,410
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22. March 2021 - 5. April 2021 Available 1,410
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5. April 2021 - 19. April 2021 Available 1,410
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19. April 2021 - 3. May 2021 Available 1,410
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3. May 2021 - 17. May 2021 Available 1,410
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17. May 2021 - 31. May 2021 Available 1,410
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Travelling to other Countries expands the world view of a person and radically changes him. When we visit other nations and cultures, our lives and attitudes, our priorities and values change. Travelling along the Great Silk Road in Uzbekistan is a great opportunity to change yourself for the better. There is no doubt that many changes can be hidden in one small journey. On this journey you will visit the historical and important cities of the Silk Road. Besides sightseeing you will experience different traditions, culture, cuisine and the unique landscape of Uzbekistan. On this tour you will visit the historical silk factory, the family, the ceramic tradition, which has been handed down from father to son for thousands of years.

During this trip along the Silk Road in Uzbekistan you will visit the Fergana Valley, which lies between Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and is called the Switzerland of Central Asia. Here you will get to know the most densely populated region of Uzbekistan and become an eyewitness of traditions that are slightly different from other regions of Uzbekistan. Moreover, during your trip you will experience the extraction of silk from cocoon, the production of fabrics and woven carpets from this silk, the preparation of the traditional dish – pilaf, folklore performances in Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand. Welcome to the junction of the Silk Road – Uzbekistan!

Day 1: Day of Arrival

Day 2: Tashkent – where Modern and Old meet

Day 3: Kokand – Chust – Namangan – Andijan

Day 4: Margilan – Home of Silk Production

Day 5: Margilan – Home of Silk Production

Day 6: Khiva – Museum under the open sky

Day 7: Khiva – Museum under the open sky

Day 8: Тhrough the red wonder

Day 9: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 10: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 11: Shakhrisabz – the home town of Amir Temur

Day 12: Samarkand – Traces of Temur’s Treasure

Day 13: Samarkand – Traces of Temur’s Treasure

Day 14: Al-Bukhari – one of the holy places of Muslims

Day 15: Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure

Day 1
Day of Arrival (-/-/-)

Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in a 4-star Hotel.

Day 2
Tashkent - where Modern and Old meet (B/-/D)

After breakfast at hotel we start our Tour in Tashkent. Tashkent, the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan where the history of modern and old stands side by side is located in the northeast of Uzbekistan and with circa 3 million inhabitants the biggest city in Central Asia. Along with modern hotels, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, opera, disco, oriental bazaars, the city also offers a thousand years of history. Khazrati Imam Complex consisting of Barak Khan Madrasah (16thc.), Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (15thC.), Muyi-Mubarak Mosque – storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman and gold hair of Prophet Muhammad, Djuma Mosque of Khodja Akhrar Vali. Dinner at local city Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 4-star Hotel.

Day 3
Kokand – Chust – Namangan – Andijan (B/L/D)

After Breakfast Transfer to the Railway Station and we will drive by train to Kokand. The city of Kokand, with 251 700 (2019) inhabitants, is the junction of the Great Silk Road. Kokand was once the capital of the eponymous Khanate in the 19th century. In Kokand we will visit the Palace of Khudayar Khan, built between 1833 and 1873, with it’s about seventy-meter-wide and infinitely colorful facades. We visit Juma Mosque (1809-1812) and the Madrasah Amin Beg. In the afternoon we drive to Chust. Lunch at lokal restaurant in Chust. The city is known for its knife tradition. We will drive to Namangan. After the city tour in Namangan we will drive to Andijan (Andijon). In Andijan check in to the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 2-star Hotel.

Day 4
Home of the King of Mughal Empire (B/-/D)

After Breakfast we will visit the city Andijan, where the founder of the Mughal Empire Babur Shah was born and ruled there in the 15th century. Then we will drive to Ferghana. After visiting the city Ferghana we will drive to Margilan. In Margilan check-in to the hotel. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 2-star Hotel.

Day 5
Margilan - Home of Silk Production (B/-/D)

After Breakfast we will visit historical-traditional Silk Factory “Yodgorlik”, which continues centuries of tradition. We will also visit the bazaar in Margilan. Lunch at the lokal restaurant in Margilan. Then we will drive to Rishtan. We visit a ceramic craftsmen family in Rishtan. We will learn how to produce Ceramics in the traditional way. In the afternoon we drive back by train to Tashkent. Dinner at the local restaurant and overnight at a 4-star hotel.

Day 6
Khiva – Museum under the open sky (B/-/D)

After breakfast Transfer to the Airport and we fly to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (35 km). In Khiva check-in to the hotel. We visit the historical City Ichan Kala. Dinner with live Music in the Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 7
Khiva – Museum under the open sky (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit the historical City Ichan Kala. Dinner at the local Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 8
Тhrough the red wonder (B/-/D)

After breakfast drive: Khiva → Buchara (480 km). During the drive through the Desert Kysyl-Kum (Red Sand). The Kysyl-Kum Desert is about 200 000 km² and belongs to the territories of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. There you can find the red Sand, from which the Desert gets its Name. On the way to Bukhara we make a stopover at the teahouse “Bukhoro-i-Sharif”. In Bukhara check-in at the hotel. Dinner at the local Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 9
Bukhara - Pearl of the Orient (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit Poyi Kalon Ensemble consisting of Kalon Minaret (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th C.), Miri Arab Madrasah (16th C.), domed bazaars Toqi Zargaron (15th C.), Toqi Telpak-Furushon (16th C.) and Toqi Zaroffon (16th C.). Continue we visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex (14th-17th C.) and Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah. Dinner at a local restaurant and then live Folklore in the Medresse Nodir Devon Begi. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 10
Bukhara - Pearl of the Orient (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit Citadel Ark (4th c. BC), Bolo-Khauz Mosque (beginning of the 20th c.), Samanides Mausoleum (9th-10th c.), Chashmai Ayub (14th c.). Lunch at local city restaurant in Bukhara. Afternoon we visit: Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Complex, summer residence of the last Emir (ruler) of Bukhara, Bakhouddin Naqshbandiy Memorial Complex, Chor Bakr (19th c.) and Chor Minor. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 11
Shakhrisabz – the home town of Amir Temur (B/-/D)

After breakfast we drive to Shakhrisabz, to the City of birth Amir Temur (known in the West as Tamerlan). The city was already known to Alexander the Great as Nautaca. We visit the summer palace “Ak Saray” (White Palace, 1380-1405). “Ak Saray” was added to the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. We also visit Kok Gumbaz Mosque, Darus Soadat Complex and the Jahongir Mausoleum. Afternoon we will drive to Samarkand. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 12
Samarkand - Traces of Temur's Treasure (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit in Samarkand the three Medressen of the Registanthe Ulugbek-Medresse (built 1417-1420), the Sher-Dor-Medresse (1619 – 1636) and the Tillo-Kori-Medresse (1646 – 1660). The legendary Timurid mausoleum Guri Amir (XIV-XV century) enchants the viewer with its golden interior decoration. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 13
Samarkand - Traces of Temur's Treasure (B/-/D)

Breakfast at hotel. You will enjoy hearing some legends while visiting the Bibi-Chanum Mosque and the Medresse (XIV century). We visit the traditional oriental Siyab Bazaar. Near the Siyab bazaar there is an ensemble of Shohi-Zinda (the living king, “IX.-XIV century), one of the world’s most famous group of mausoleums, which fasinate you with its beautiful architecture. Next we will visit the famous Ulugbek Observatory (1428-1429 which was built on one of the hills of Chupanata). The observatory was a unique design in his time. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 14
Al-Bukhari - one of the holy places of Muslims (B/-/D)

After breakfast at hotel we will drive to Imam Al Bukhari Complex. We will visit the Imam al-Bukhari Mausoleum, one of the most important places of the Muslims. Mausoleum is located 30 km far from Samarkand. In the afternoon we will drive back to Samarkand and we have lunch at restaurant. Afternoon Transfer to the train station. We will drive by Train to Tashkent (dep. 17.00 – arr. 19.20). Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel.

Day 15
Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure (-/-/-)

Services included in Price:

  • 4 Nights in 4 star hotels in double rooms with Shower/WC
  • 10 Nights in 2-3 star hotels in double rooms with Shower/WC
  • 13x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 13x Dinner
  • Mineral water (1,5 l per person and per day)
  • Folklore show program in Khiva and Bukhara
  • Services of A/C comfortable transport with professional driver pas per the program
  • Professional English-speaking guides from group arrival to departure
  • Domestic air tickets Tashkent → Urgench
  • High-speed train economy-class (Y class) tickets for Samarkand → Tashkent
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sights as per the program (except photo and video charges)

Do not include:

  • Visa costs and processing
  • Photo and video charges
  • International air tickets
  • Beverages
  • Meals not indicated in the program
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary

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Uzbekistan – Along the Silk Road
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1 Adult USD 1,730
2 Adults USD 3,460
3 Adults USD 4,785
4 Adults USD 5,760
5 Adults USD 6,975
6 Adults USD 7,950
7 Adults USD 8,855
8 Adults USD 9,760
9 Adults USD 10,980
10 Adults USD 12,000
11 Adults USD 13,035
12 Adults USD 13,980
13 Adults USD 15,145
14 Adults USD 16,100
15 Adults USD 17,175
16 Adults USD 18,080
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Trip Facts

  • $ 245,-
  • TT0014
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
  • 2 - 16
  • Easy
  • Uzbekistan
  • Tashkent
  • Tashkent