Excursions into the ancient oriental cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent
An excellent New Year's Eve at restaurant
Culinary master class of cooking Plov.
New Year in Samarkand is a tour designed for visiting the legendary places of Silk Road in Uzbekistan and for celebrating an original New Year with the locals.
Arrival in Tashkent
Meeting at Tashkent airport. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Guided sightseeing tour around Tashkent: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah, the oldest bazaar of Tashkent “Chorsu”; after lunch: Museum of Applied Arts, Independence Square, Amir Timur Square. Overnight rest in hotel.
Tashkent - Samarkand
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to railway station. Departure from Tashkent to Samarkand by high-speed train «Afrosiyob» (08:00-10:10). Meeting at Samarkand railway station. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand: Registan Square (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, Tilla-Qori Madrasah), Gur-e Amir Mausoleum (Tamerlane’s sepulcher). Lunch. After lunch: Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory.
New Year night at restaurant, holiday show (beginning at 22:00 PM).
Breakfast in hotel. Leisure time. Lunch and Master-class for cooking manty (nationaldish of Uzbek cuisine), and tasting of manty at traditional House ‘U Zarify’. After lunch, walk along the festive Samarkand. Evening meal at restaurant. Overnight rest in hotel.
Samarkand - Bukhara
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Bukhara. Arrival in Bukhara and check-in to hotel. Leisure time. Walking along the evening city, visiting souvenir shops and workshops. Overnight rest in hotel.
Bukhara. Night train to Tashkent
Breakfast in hotel. Guided sightseeing tour around Bukhara: Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo Khauz Mosque, Ark Citadel, Po-i-Kalyan Complex (Kalyan Minaret and others), Ulugbek Madrasah; after lunch: Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade. Transfer to railway station. Overnight rest in train.
Meeting at Tashkent railway station. Leisure time. Depending on departure time, walking in the city centre, visiting Tashkent Metro. Transfer to airport. Departure from Uzbekistan.
Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides;
Economy class ticket for ftrain Tashkent-Samarkand, Bukhara - Tashkent;
Visa support for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
1bottle of mineral water per day per person;
Hotel charges for additional services;
Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
Personal travel insurance.
Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
Tips & gratuities;
Full board (lunches and dinners);