Uzbekistan - Mountains, Nature and Culture

Uzbekistan is not only a country with fabulous architectural ensemble, but also with the unique landscape and the diverse traditions. With this special tour you will experience unique mountains, villages, culture and people in Uzbekistan!

Day Route Food Hotel
1 Day of Arrival -/-/- ☆☆☆☆
2 Tashkent program B/-/D ☆☆☆☆
3 Tashkent ↔ Chatkal mountain B/L/D ☆☆☆☆
4 Tashkent → Uhum B/L/D Inn
5 Uhum village  B/L/D Inn
6 Uhum → Sentyab B/L/D Inn
7 Sentyab → Yurt camp B/L/D Yurt
8 Yurt → Bukhara B/-/D ☆☆☆
9 Bukhara program B/-/D ☆☆☆
10 Bukhara Katta Langar B/L/D Inn
11 Katta Langar → Shakhrisabz B/-/D ☆☆
12 Shakhrisabz → Ayaqchi  B/L/D Inn
13 Samarkand program B/-/D ☆☆☆
14 Samarkand → Tashkent B/-/D ☆☆☆☆
15 Transfer to the airport and departure B/-/- -

Day 1: Day of Arrival (-/-/-)
Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - a city where modern and old stand side by side (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 (XVI c.), Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (XV c.), 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 and overnight at the 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 the local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Tashkent → Uhum: Starting point 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 point 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 at the 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 and overnight at the 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 at hotel we will 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 will visit the summer palace "Ak Saray" (White Palace, 1380-1405). "Ak Saray" was added to the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. We will also visit Kok Gumbaz Mosque, Darus Soadat Complex and the Jahongir Mausoleum. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at 2-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 at the hotel.

Day 13: Samarkand - travelling through the treausure of Temur (B/-/D)
After breakfast we will drive to Samarkand (35 km). After check-in to the hotel we will visit three Medressen of the Registan - the 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 at the hotel.

Day 14: Samarkand - travelling through the treausure of Temur (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. In the afternoon we drive back to Samarkand and have lunch at restaurant. Afternoon Transfer to the train station. We drive to Tashkent (dep. 17.00 – arr. 19.20). Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15: In the morning transfer to the airport and departure.

 

B= Breakfast / L=Lunch / D=Dinner

  • Accommodation in hotels on DBL/TWN sharing basis
  • Meals: breakfasts at the hotels; lunches and dinners as per the program 
  • Mineral water bottles during the tour (1,5 L per person / per day)
  • Services of A/C comfortable transport with professional driver pas per the program
  • Professional English-speaking guides from group arrival to departure
  • High-speed train economy-class (Y class) tickets for Samarkand Tashkent  route
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sights as per the program (except photo and video charges)
  • 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

Travel Saison

Travel Period
15.April – 15.Oktober

Price list p.P. 2019 / 2020

Person Price
2 US $ 1.520,-
3 - 5 US $ 1.430,-
6 - 9 US $ 1.035,-
10 - 12 US $ 970,-
Single supplement (hotels) US $ 130,-
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