Discover the Aral Sea and heritages of Uzbekistan Tour 9 days

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Istanbul – Tashkent – Nukus – Aral Sea – Khiva – Bukhara – Samarkand – Istanbul

Highlights of this amazing tour:
Samarkand – crossroad of cultures
Bukhara – pearl of Silk Road
Khiva- museum on the open air
Shakhrisabz – Ak-Saray (White palace)
Tashkent – the capital of UzbekistanFlight to Uzbekistan





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Dress Code

Sport casual


Day 1

Day1// Istanbul -Tashkent
Arrival Tashkent airport, meet our escort guide and transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast is at the hotel. After breakfast visit the Russian Orthodox cathedral of the diocese
of Tashkent in Uzbekistan since 1945. The cathedral was built in 1871 and enlarged in the
1990s. We can see the Russian peoples’ life here. Drive to visit the “Yangiobod” Weekend Flea
Market. The flea market “Yangiobod” has been famous for its uniqueness and coloring for
many years. The Flea market is open every day and you can find absolutely everything here!
Do you like to collect antique things? Then you definitely should visit this storehouse of all
kind of goods.

Then we will visit the Victory Park, also known as the Victory Park Memorial Complex. It’s
mostly locals here, we can meet with locals easily. 12:00 Lunch will be share at Uzbek Palov
Center a huge restaurant with hundreds of places to sit and a local Tashkent experience! It’s
mostly locals here (although there are tourists)
so it’s a great local experience! Uzbek palov is
the mentality of Uzbekistan people. Palov is the
king of Uzbek cuisine, served during a wedding
feast. After lunch proceed visit (01:30-14:30) to
Shahidlar Xotirasi Memorial (in the memory of
the victims of repressions) is near the TV tower.
This new museum is devoted to raising
awareness about repression during the tsarist
and Soviet eras.
We will visit the Romanov palace which was built for Grand Prince Nikolay Konstantinovich
Romanov (1850-1917). Visit Chor-Su Bazaar, the age of which is more than hundred years old.
After exploring the bazaar, have a short Tashkent Metro ride. Drop off at the hotel. Enjoy your
free time.
Visit the Navoi Opera Theater. The theater is located not far from your hotel. Here you see
such great quality opera and ballet. Performances start at 18:00-20:00 Time for dinner:
Overnight at the hotel. Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours.

Day 2

Day 2/ Tashkent – Nukus – Muynak – Aral Sea – Nukus
After arriving Nukus airport, check in to the hotel and have breakfast at the hotel then see
off Muynak, the city in Karakalpastan, is located 210 km from north of Nukus. Once it was on
the bank of Aral Sea while, the decision taken by Soviet Union to divert the direction of Amu
Darya and Syr Darya River for the purpose of agriculture and industries make the place far
from Aral Sea. Muynak port was once famous as a port with its ships, plethora of fish and
thriving trade. Then move to The Ship Cemetery which is one of the interesting Places to visit
In One Day in Muynak and once it was
the place of Muynak port. After the
shrinkage of Aral Sea, the ships are
stands as abandoned, rusting and
sinking and you can see the desert of
Aral Sea with the grave yard of
abandoned old ships.
Lunch at a local restaurant. After then
transfer into Nukus again. The capital of
this Autonomous Republic is a young city Nukus (1932), but despite its age, its land has a

thousand-year history. Surrounded by three deserts, Nukusis considered the economic, cultural
as well as political center of Karakalpakstan. We visit in the city is Art Museum named after
Savitsky, which is popular all over the world
Night at a hotel

Day 3

Day 3/ Nukus – Khorizem desert castle – Khiva
After have breakfast we drive to Khiva stop off the visit of Old Khorezm desert castles: Chilpyk
Kala – an age more than 2200 years, the Kala means is a castle and a round roofless tower
with a height of 15 meters and 65 meters in a diameter. Known as Zoroastrian ancient
monument, it was used for the burial of dead people.
Qizil Kala, Toprak Kala – the Land City is
capital of Old Khorezm state.
Lunch is share at the Yurt in Ayaz Kala –
ancient palace city and the capital of in
Chorasmia in the 2nd/3rd century CE.
Returning to Khiva, late in the
afternoon we will arrive to Khiva and
transfer to hotel, check into hotel and
Dinner is served at restaurant on the
terrace. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Day 4// Khiva
Morning guided visit to Khiva. You will visit the main attraction in Khiva. Ichan-Kala Fortress
– inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. On the tour we visit the entrance
gate of fortress “Ata Darvaza” in Itchan – Qala and others architectural monuments in Khiva:
Kunya-Ark, Said Alauddin Mausoleum, Arab-Mukhammadkhan Madrasah, Pakhlavan
Makhmud Mausoleum, the Islam Hodja Minaret (XX century) – Islam Khoja Minaret is called
the symbol of Khiva., Tash-Khovli, the
Palace and Khan’s Harem, Kaltaminar,
Juma mosque, Caravan saray as well as
the local bazaar in nowadays. After 6
hours of guided visit we have few
hours by our self to keep exploring
this magnificent place.
Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view
of the old Khiva from the observation

deck of Kunya Ark (1686). Free time in the afternoon. Dinner is served at one of the
Khorezm restaurants. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5

Day 5// Khiva – Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast at the hotel transfer to train station and you have got
the train to Bukhara. Enjoy your road travel along Kizil Kum dessert and Amudarya.
Lunch-box in the train.
You arrive to Bukhara at 15 pm. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Today we will make
master class for cooking national food Uzbek
(Osh, Manti, Somsa).
Rest of the afternoon is at your own leisure.
Dinner is served at a local gourmet
restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6

Day 6// Bukhara
Bukhara city tour. Chasma- Ayub mausoleum – Its name means Job’s well, due to the
legend in which Job (Ayub), Bukhara local bazaar, Ark Fortress or town citadel – The Ark of
Bukhara is a massive fortress located in the city of Bukhara. Poi-Kalon Ensemble -which
means “At the Foot of the Great One”), is an
Islamic religious complex – consists of three
parts, the Kalan Mosque, the Kalan Minaret to
which the name refers to, and the Mir-i-Arab
Madrasah, Ulug-Bek madrasah, Abdulaziz-khan
madrasah, Tagi Zargaron (Trading dome of the
jewelers), Taqi Telpak Furushon (trading dome
of the haters), Labi Khaouz complex. Tonight
dinner is served at local restaurant, Time for
dinner. Night stay in Bukhara.

Day 7

Day 7// Boukhara – Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. 04:30 transfer to the train station, Take the Afrosiab train to
Samarkand departing at 05:00, arriving at 06:00, Transfer to the hotel and breakfast. Morning
start the city tour in Samarkand. Registan ensemble consists of three Madrassah: Ulugbek
Madrassah (15th century), Sher–Dor Madrassah (17th century) and Tilla-Kari Madrassah

(gold covered) (17th century). Today will
visit one of the Sahabah Kusama ibn

Abbas’s mausoleum (rahimahullah), Shakhi-
Zinda Necropolis (XIV-XV centuries) the

complex was called “Shakhi Zinda” that
means in Persian “The Living King”. Proceed
tour to Khazrati Khizir mosque and Islam
Karimov’s mausoleum, Saint Daniel’s
mausoleum, Observatory Ulugbek , Silk
Carpet or Silk paper mill (1428-1429) Siyob
Bazaar (on Mondays it’s closed) – is a largest trading center of Samarkand. Night stay in
Samarkand. Visit the Registan light.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours

Day 8

Day 8// Samarkand – Shahrisabz – Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. Moring we will visit the Uzbek to’y. We will take our lunchbox and
driver to the south of Uzbekistan. We visit Shahrisabz city. Arriving to Shakhrisabz, you
should definitely see the ruins of
the ancient Ak-Saray Palace, the
Kok-Gumbaz mosque. After having
lunch,go to the Dor-ut Tilovat
memorial complex, and the
mausoleums of Dor-us Saodat,

Shamsad-Din Kulala, Gumbazi-

Visiting the picturesque bazaars
where you can see a wide range of
foods, local productions vintage
things. After having lunch at a local restaurant, come back to Samakand. Night at

Day 9

Day 9// Samarkand – Istanbul
Transfer to the Samarkand International airport 04:00 a.m.



Prices include:
Land Transport: New and Private air-conditioned transport;
Accommodation based on double/Twin room sharing;
Meals: Breakfast at the hotel; Lunch 8 /Dinner 8;
English or French speaking guide;
Entrances free;
Train tickets: Bukhara – Samarkand;
Early check-in;
VAT (15%)

Prices exclude:
Charges in hotels for additional services;
Optional activities;
International flight;
Tashkent – Nukus flight (Uzairways);


City (hotel 3* norm local) (hotel 4* norm local)
Tashkent Hotel Arien Plaza3* Hotel Rakat Plaza4*
Samarkand Hotel Registon Saroy3* Hotel Diyora4*
Bukhara Hotel Kavsar3* Hotel Malika Bukhara4*
Khiva Hotel Grand Vizir2*+ Hotel Malika Khiva3*+
Nukus Hotel Dosliq2*+ Hotel Jepek Joli 3*+


Group from (hotel 3*norm local) (hotel 4*norm local)
2pax                                  1525                                1770
4pax                                  1245                                1480   
6pax                                  1095                                1325
8pax                                  1035                                1265
10pax                                  970                                1195
12 pax                                 940                                1165
Single supplement                 250                                 350