Uzbekistan Adventure with Yurts - 12 days tour program

  • Route: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Bukhara - Gijduvan - Nurata - Yangikazgan - Aydarkul - Sentyab - Samarkand - Tashkent - Kokand - Fergana - Margilan - Tashkent
  • Duration: Days 12,   Nights 12
  • Tour type: Adventure tours
  • Season: Summer, Autumn, Spring

Availability - 2020/21

Current Rate is bookable until 31 Dec 2020 for 2020/21 tours.

Rates from 01 Jan 2021 subject to change.

 D-1  TASHKENT

Arrival of the clients at Tashkent International Airport by TK-368 flight from Istanbul at 06:35am. Meet and transfer to hotel (early check-in after 07:00am is included). PM. Half day city tour of Tashkent. Visit Khastimom complex (Kaffal Shashiy Masoleum, Barak Khan Medressah, Library with holy Koran), Kukaldosh Medressah, Chorsu Bazaar, Applied Arts Museum. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-2  TASHKENT-URGENCH(by air) -KHIVA (30 km)

After early breakfast transfer to airport for morning HY-1051 (07:50-09:30) flight to Urgench. Meet and transfer to Khiva (Check-in after 14:00). Upon arrival start full day city tour of Ichankala (inner town). Visit Kalta Minar, Muhammad Aminkhan Medressah, Kunya Ark, Muhammad Rakhimkhan Medressah, Juma Mosque and Minaret, Pahlavan Mahmud Masoleum, Islamkhodja Medressah, Toshhovli Palace, Allakulikhan Medressah and Ceravanserai. Overnight at Hotel. 

Meals: Early breakfast at Hotel.

D-3  KHIVA - BUKHARA (480 km, 8-9 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Khiva via Kizilkum desert. En route photo  stop at Amu Darya river bank. Overnight at Hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-4  BUKHARA

After breakfast full day city tour of Bukhara. Visit Samanid’s Mausoleum, Chashma Ayub, citadel Ark,  Bolo-Hauz Mosque,  Kalyan complex including Kalyan Mosque, Kalyan Minaret and Mirarab Medressah, Trade domes, Abdulazizkhan and Ulugbek Medressahs, Nadir Devonbegi  Medressah, complex, Lyabi-Khauz complex. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-5  BUKHARA

After breakfast continue exploring  Bukhara. Visit Sitorai Mohi Hosa – summer residence of Bukhara emirs, Chor Minor Mosque, Chor Bakr mausoleum, Naqshbandiy mausoleum. PM. Free time. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel

D-6  BUKHARA-GIJDUVAN (65 km) –NURATA (120 km) –YANGIKAZGAN (70 km)

 After breakfast drive to Gijduvan and visit ceramist family. Then drive to Navoi, en route visit the ruins of Rabbat Malik Caravansaray. Then drive to Nurata, a small town near Aydarkul Lake. This place is famous for holy spring “Chashmai Ayub”. According to the old traditions the Alexander the great built a small fortress to watch the enemy from the Northern part: here you can visit ruins of two old castles which dating back to unknown period. Also visit Nurata mosque from eight century. Upon arrival in Yangikazgan, short camel riding within yurt camp (about 10 minutes). Overnight in yurts. 

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel. Dinner at Yurts.

D-7  YANGIKAZGAN-AYDARKUL LAKE (8 km) - SENTYAB (140 km)
After breakfast visit Aydarkul lake, then drive to Sentyab/ Asraf village. Upon arrival guided tour through the village. See building style of the local houses, and watch the traditional livelihood activities of the mountain dwellers, explore the Kardvan valley. Then relax on the tapchan or supa under the walnut trees. Learn livelihood and land use activities. Help or watch to prepare traditional dish. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast at Yurts. Lunch at guesthouse. Dinner at guesthouse.

D-8  SENTYAB- SAMARKAND (235 km)
After breakfast drive to Samarkand. On arrival proceed to city sightseeing. Visit Bibihanum Mosque, bazaar, Ulugbek Observatory. Overnight at Hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast at guesthouse.

D-9  SAMARKAND-TASHKENT (by train)
After breakfast full day city tour of Samarkand. Visit Gur Emir Mausoleum, Reghistan Square (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher Dor Madrasah and Tilla Kari Madrasah), Afrosiyob Museum, Shahi Zinda necropolis. In the afternoon transfer to the train station for Afrosiyob express train to Tashkent (17:00-19:10 or 18:00-20:10). Overnight at hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-10  TASHKENT-KOKAND(by train) - FERGHANA (100 km)
After breakfast take morning train (08:05-12:05) to Kokand, one of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan located in the western part of Fergana valley. Kokand was the capital of Kokand Khanate from 1709-1876, the territory of which included big part of present Uzbekistan, part of Southern Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Southern China. Kokand considered being the second religious center after Bukhara in Central Asia: there were 35 madrassah and hundreds of mosques in Kokand city which were mainly built during the reign of Khudoyar Khan. In Kokand visit famous Khudoyar Khan’s Palace (closed Monday), Juma Mosque and Dahmai Shahon (Grave of Kings). Drive to Rishtan to visit ceramist workshop. Then drive to Fergana. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-11 FERGHANA-MARGILAN (15 km) - TASHKENT (340 km, 5-6 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Margilan and visit Silk factory “Yodgorlik”, bazaar, Chakar Mosque, Said Akhmad Khodja Madrassah. Then drive back to Tashkent. Overnight at Hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-12   TASHKENT DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport for departure flight to Istanbul.

Meals: Early light breakfast at hotel (if available).

*** END OF SERVICES***

All rates in US$ (per person):

 

Group size

Half-twin with breakfast meals

25-29+1FOC

817

20-24+1FOC

865

15-19+1FOC

945

10-14 NO FOC

960

08-09 NO FOC

1075

06-07 NO FOC

1155

04-05 NO FOC

1180

Single Supplement

210

HB Supplement

80

FB Supplement

170

Proposed hotels: 

Cities

Standard Hotels

Khiva

Polvon Qori, Euroasia, Arkanchi or similar

Bukhara

Imperial Palace, Lyabi Haus or similar

Yangikazgan

Yurts

Sentyab

Local guest houses

Samarkand

Regal Palace, Malika Classic or similar

Fergana

Asia Fergana, Club 777 or similar

Tashkent

Uzbekistan, Qushbegi Plaza, Shodlik or similar

 

Services included:

  1. Accommodation (DBL/TWIN shared)
  2. Meals: Breakfast + Dinner on D6,D7
  3. Local air/train fares
  4. Entrance fees
  5. Guide
  6. All local taxes
  7. Mineral water (0.5 L daily)
  8. A/C Transport: Bus 43 seats (16 pax & more), Minibus 14-30 seats (7-15 pax), Minivan 5-9 seats (3-6 pax), Sedan Car (2 pax).

Services not included:

  1. International air/train fares
  2. Alcohol/soft drinks
  3. Tips, gratuities and porterages
  4. Visa fees
  5. Insurance
  6. Any other personal expenses
  7. Any other services not mentioned in the program

           IMPORTANT:

  • If a place of visit is closed to visitors it will be replaced with an alternative. During major events, accommodation may be changed and replaced with a similar category
  • Staying in yurts and guest houses is in basic condition, room/yurta will be shared with 3-5 pax and washrom/shower facilities located outside of the room.
  • Sequence of itinerary and hotels given is subject to changes without prior notice.
  • Hotel accommodation is subject to availability. No reservations are made before confirmation received from client. If mentioned hotels are not available, we will substitute them with other hotels of similar class.

Payment:

  • Tour payment should be made not less than 15 days prior to tourist group arrival to our bank account as per invoice.

Cancellation fees:

  • Cancellation prior 45 days – No charges apply 
  • Cancellation prior 20 days – 50% charge of the tour price
  • Cancellation prior 10 days – 100% charge of the tour price

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