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Uzbekistan – Mountains, Nature and Culture - 15 Days

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12.October 2020 - 26.October 2020 Available 1,355
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5.April 2021 - 19.April 2021 Available 1,355
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Uzbekistan – Mountains, Nature and Culture: during this tour you will get answers to many important Questions. It is not yet clear why such a Tour can be inspiring. Maybe Climate Change or different destinations can have a positive influence on brain function, but the truth remains that tours to the Mountains and Nature can be inspiring.

When you get away from your daily life and work and travel to far away countries, new ideas come to your mind, you start to look at things differently and the solution to the problem you have in your head during this trip may appear in a beautiful time, at sunset.

Meet the sunset and the sunrise in the villages of Uzbekistan, in the heart of Nature, in the remote Mountains! Be inspired by our Tour “Uzbekistan – Mountains, Nature and Culture”. The best way to get to know the native population of Uzbekistan. Do not miss the opportunity to experience village life up close! With this trip you will visit not only the Nature and the Mountains of Uzbekistan, but also the oriental Bazaars of Uzbekistan and the world famous cities like Samarkand and Bukhara, which are on the UNESCO list. Welcome to Uzbekistan!

Day 1: Day of Arrival

Day 2: Tashkent – where Modern and Old meet

Day 3: In Ugam Chatkal National Park

Day 4: Tashkent → Uhum: Starting point to the nature reserve

Day 5: Uhum → Starting point to the nature reserve

Day 6: In the mountain village Sentyab

Day 7: In the Yurt Camp

Day 8: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 9: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 10: In the mountain village Katta Langar

Day 11: Shakhrisabz – the home town of Amir Temur

Day 12: The Cave of King David

Day 13: Samarkand – on the Trail of Temur’s Treasure

Day 14: Samarkand – on the Trail of Temur’s Treasure

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
In Ugam Chatkal National Park (B/L/D)

After breakfast in the hotel we drive to Ugam Chatkal National Park (125 km – 2 hours). Trekking in the National Park (1800 m). For lunch we have a picnic in the Mountains. Then we get back and we drive back to Tashkent. Dinner at local city Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 4-star Hotel.

Day 4
Tashkent → Uhum: Starting to the Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

After breakfast in the hotel we drive to the Mountain Village Uhum. Afternoon we prepare our traditional Uzbek dinner with the local Family. Dinner together with the Family. Overnight at the Family.

Day 5
Uhum → Starting to the Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the Family. Hike and picnic in the Mountains. In the Afternoon we will hike back to our Family. Dinner together with the Family. Overnight at the Family.

Day 6
In the Mountain Village Sentyab (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the Family we drive to the next Village, Sentyab. Hiking and trekking in the mountains Sentyab. For lunch we have a Picnic in Nature. Afternoon hiking back. Dinner together with the Family. Overnight at the Family.

Day 7
In the Yurt Camp (B/L/D)

After breakfast with the Family we drive to the Yurt Camp in the Desert Kyzylkum. On the way we visit the Aydarkul Lake. We have a Picnic on the Lake and then we drive to the Yurt Camp. Afternoon camel rides in the Kyzylkum Desert. In the evening we eat by the fire at the live music of a Kazakh folk musician and overnight in the Yurts.

Day 8
Bukhara - Pearl of the Orient (B/-/D)

After breakfast we drive to Bukhara. In Bukhara we will 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 (14-17th c.) and Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah. Dinner at Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah along with traditional folklore program. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

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

After breakfast at hotel we visit Citadel Ark (4th c. BC), Bolo-Khauz Mosque (beginning of the 20th c.), Samanides Mausoleum (9-10th 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 city Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 10
In the Mountain Village Katta Langar (B/L/D)

After breakfast in the hotel we drive to the Mountain Village Katta Langar (245 km – 3,5 hour). Lunch with the Family in the Village. Afternoon hike in Katta Langar. Dinner with the Family. Overnight at the Family.

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
The Cave of King David (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the hotel we drive to the Mountain Village Aksay. On the Mountain is the Cave of King David. We walk to King David. For Lunch we eat in the Mountains and we climb through the 2200 steps to the Cave of King David. Dinner at the local Restaurant in Samarkand. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 13
Samarkand - on the Trail 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. You will enjoy hearing some legends while visiting the Bibi-Chanum Mosque and the Medresse (XIV century). We visit the traditional oriental “Siyab Bazaar“. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 14
Samarkand - on the Trail of Temur's Treasure (B/-/D)

Breakfast at hotel. 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. Afternoon Transfer to the Train Station. We drive 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
  • 5 Nights in 2-3 star hotels in double rooms with Shower/WC
  • 4 Nights at the Family (mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, Shower/WC outside)
  • 1 Overnight stay in the Yurt (mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, Shower/WC outside)
  • 13x Breakfast, 7x 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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Trip Facts

  • TT0033
  • $ 135,-
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
  • 4 - 16
  • Medium
  • Uzbekistan
  • Tashkent
  • Tashkent