Feel the spirit of the real Silk Road during the festival of Silk & Spices in Bukhara
Attend in various programs of the Silk & Spices festival in Bukhara
Explore the rich bazaars of Tashkent
Visit the mausoleum of Amir Temur – Tamerlane in Samarkand
Silk & Spices Festival Tour 2018-2019. Private & small group trips to silk festival of Bukhara. Uzbekistan Budget trip to the festival of Silk & Spices from $ 540.Travel back to the time of Silk Road caravans with Silk & Spices festival live performances, free art & food master-classes & cultural guided visits.
Day 1: Flight from …TO TASHKENT
Depart … for the overnight flight to Tashkent.
Overnight: In flight
Day 2: ARRIVE TASHKENT, SIGHTSEEING
Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and rightfully claims to be the biggest and most cosmopolitan city of Central Asia. The sightseeing tour includes visits to Chorsu Bazaar in the old part of Tashkent, Kukuldash Mosque and Khast Imom, Place of Independence, Amir Temur Square. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 3: TASHKENT – BUKHARA
Transfer to the train station for taking Tashkent – Bukhara fast speed train(08:00). Arrival in Bukhara(11:45). Transfer to the hotel for check-in. lunch. Visits: Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma & Ark. These 3 monuments will be surroundd with the artists of national folklore & national games which will help you enjoy beautiful performances during your visits.
Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 4: BUKHARA (visits)
After breakfast you will start a tour of Bukhara which included visits to: Ismail Samoni mausoleum, Kalon complex, Miri Arab Madrassa (16th century), Ulugbek and Abdilazizkhan Madrassa (17th century) and Magoki Attory Mosque, Lyabi House complex, Ark Fortress and Chor Minor. Overnight in Bukhara.
During your visits you may enjoy outstanding performances of local artists, master-classes of craftsmen of Silk & Spices festival…
Day 5: BUKHARA (main day of the Silk & Spices festival)
Free day for enjoying the events of the “Silk & Spices Festival” on your own.
Day 6: BUKHARA – SHAKHRISABZ - SAMARKAND (280 km)
After breakfast you will take the road towards Shakhrisabz which is another most visited city of Central Asia. Shakhrisabz was a motherland of Tamerlan and has a few interesting monuments to see before arriving in Samarkand. Arrival in Samarkand by the end of the day. Free time. Overnigh in Samarkand.
Day 7: SAMARKAND (visits)
Breakfast. Full day dedicated for visits in Samarkand: the famous Registan Square (with the 17th century Madrassa Sherdor, Tilla Kori and the 15th century Ulugbek), Gur Emir-Mausoleum, Shakhi Zinda Necropolis and the grandiose Bibi Khanym Mosque, Bazar Siab. Overnight Samarkand.
Day 8: SAMARKAND - TASHKENT(visits)
Breakfast. You will have a half day tour to visit : Uughbeg Obsevatory, Silk Factory of Samarkand, Silk Paper workshop, Museum Afrosiyob. Afternoon you will have free time for revisiting your preferred spots. At 16:00 transfer to the train station for taking the High speed train Samarkand – Tashkent(17:00). Arrival in Tashkent at 19:10.
Day 9: Tashkent
Transfer to the airport. Flight from Tashkent to …
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Accommodation in single rooms, including breakfast + early check-in;
Transportation with A/C, throughout the whole trip;
Professional Tour Guides in the cities;
Visa support to Uzbekistan;
Train ticket Tashkent – Bukhara in economic class;
Entrance tickets to museums / monument;
Hotel charges for additional services;
International flight tickets;
photo and cameras in museums;