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Golden Road To Samarkand

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Destinations: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva
Guide language: English
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Day

City

Program

Day 1

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Tashkent

Upon arrival in the morning meet and transfer to hotel (hotel booked for overnight). Accommodation and free time until lunch. Lunch and sightseeing tour in Tashkent. Dinner and overnight.

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 2

Tashkent-

Samarkand

After breakfast transfer to train station at 06:00hrs for train to Samarkand. Train leaves at 07:00hrs - arrives in Samarkand at 10:30hrs. Upon arrival accommodation. Freshen up and start of the tour of the city. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon sightseeing tour at the Registan square, followed by the visit to Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Visit Shakhi-Zinda necropolis, Bibi Khanum Mosque, and colourful Siab Bazaar. Overnight in Samarkand.

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 3

Samarkand-

Bukhara

After breakfast continue the city tour. Lunch. Transfer to Bukhara by bus approx 4 hours. Overnight in Bukhara

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 4

Bukhara

Breakfast. Sightseeing tour in Bukhara. 
Visit Mausoleum of Samanid dynasty, Bolo Khauz Ensemble, Ark - medieval fortress, Poi Kalon complex with one of the highest minarets in Central Asia. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon continue the tour in Bukhara.  Overnight in Bukhara.

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 5

Bukhara-

Khiva

Breakfast at 06:30hrs Transfer to Khiva at 07:00hrs. Today you will take long trip through the Kyzyl Kum desert (470 km). Taking this opportunity you can communicate with a family of local shepherds that have installed their yurt (nomads’ tent) close to the road. En route lunch at Chayhana (local café with the lunch-boxes we will take from Bukhara). During the trip you can also admire Amu Darya, as one third of the road is parallel to the course of this great Central Asian river. Arrival in Khiva - free time. Overnight in Khiva.

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 6

Khiva-

Tashkent

Sightseeing tour in Khiva. Visit Konya Ark Forteress, Mukhammad Aminkhan madrassah and Minaret, , Mukhammed Rakhim Khan Madrassah, Djuma Mosque, Tash Khauli Palace Complex, Tim (roofed market) and Caravanserai of Allah Kuli Khan, Kutlug Murad Inaq Madrassah, Islam Khodja Madrassah, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum. Transfer to the airport to take the evening domestic flight to Tashkent at 20:20hrs
Overnight in Tashkent.

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

D: Local restaurant

Day 7

Tashkent-

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After breakfast, free time for packing. Farewell lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to airport for the flight back to home country.

B: Hotel

L: Local restaurant

 

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