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New Year' tour

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Destinations: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Tashkent
Guide language: English
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New Year’s Eve under the blue sky of Samarkand

 

Tashkent – Samarkand –Bukhara – Tashkent

 

 This New Year’s Journey in Uzbekistan is an exciting way to ring in the New Year.  It will give you the unique opportunity to immerse in magic oriental world on the eve of the nicest, most lovable and mysterious holiday of the year. You will experience colorful New Year’s Eve celebration in one of the most ancient cities of the world, where all happy dreams and wishes come true. Why not to greet the first dawn and new hopes of New Year 2011 under the famous blue sky of Samarkand among majestically beautiful buildings of Timurid architecture romantically covered with snow? Why not to experience more of the world and make New Year celebrations really exotic and unforgettable?

Come and discover enchanting atmosphere of “One Thousand and One Night” and experience the niceness and hospitality of Uzbek people while traveling along the tracks of ancient caravans!

 

(7 days / 6 nights)

 

Days

Cities

Activities

Meals

Day 01

 

29

December

Wed.

Tashkent

 

Arrival in Tashkent international airport.

Meet and greet.

Transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation.

Overnight in Tashkent

D: Restaurant

 

 

Day 02

 

 30 December

Tashkent –

Samarkand

Early breakfast.

Transfer to the railway station to take express train “Registan” to Samarkand at 07:00

Arrival in Samarkand at 11:00.

Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.

Dinner and overnight in Samarkand.

B: Hotel

L: Restaurant

D: Restaurant

 

Day 03

 31

December

Samarkand

 

 

Breakfast.

Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.

Visit Samarkand’s silk paper producing workshop where the antique tradition of making the famous “sultan silk paper” dating back to the 7th century has been revived.

Here you can try to make your own hand colored New Year greeting card.

After lunch transfer to the Sazagan village (20 km) where you

 will get acquainted with everyday life of villagers and with preparations undertaken for New Year’s Celebration.

In addition, you will have the unique opportunity to participate in festive preparation of traditional Uzbek dish “Plov” in big cauldron.

Glamorous New Year's Eve gala dinner with folklore show

at one of the best restaurants of Samarkand.

Overnight in Samarkand.

B: Hotel

L: Restaurant

D: Restaurant

Day 04

01

January

Samarkand-Bukhara

 

 

Breakfast.                                                                                       Transfer to Bukhara.                                                                         En route visit to Narzullaev’s ceramic studio in famous pottery center Gijduvan (45 km off Bukhara).

Savour local delights during the lunch at  Narzullaev’s  place .

After lunch you will participate in pottery master class and learn how to make decorative ceramic toys.

Arrival in Bukhara. Accommodation. Overnight in Bukhara.

B: Hotel

L: Uzbek house

D: Restaurant

Day 05

02

January

Bukhara -

 

Breakfast.

Sightseeing tour in Bukhara.

Overnight in Bukhara.

B: Hotel

L: Restaurant

D: Restaurant

Day 06

 03

January

Bukhara-Tashkent

Breakfast

Transfer to the airport to take flight HY 1322 to Tashkent  at 11:15.

Arrival in Tashkent at 12:45.

Sightseeing tour in Tashkent.

Visit Rakhimov’s ceramic studio located in one of the traditional quarters of the Old Town.   Rakhimov’s family is one of the most famous dynasties of pottery makers in  Tashkent.

Farewell dinner at  Rakhimov’s place.

Overnight in Tashkent.

B: Hotel

L: Restaurant

D: Uzbek house

Day 07

 04

January

Tashkent

Early breakfast.

After early breakfast transfer to the airport to take international flight back home.

B: Hotel

 


 

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Marco Polo Central Asia Travel
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