Uzbek melody Tour 6
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Tashkent - Samarkand - Nurata - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent
Our company is happy to provide you Uzbek melody Tour 6. On arrival, you will visit Independence square founded as a sign of victory over fascism in World War II. Then we will walk to the local Broadway and see Tashkent metro opened in 1977. Then you will visit the old part of the city like Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam. You will see complex that entails of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. If you are in Tashkent, don't miss to visit the Othman Quran as the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. Quran dedicated to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph who was one of the four blameless Caliphs who flourished the prophet Muhammad. In the end, Othman was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. His blood poured over the Quran that you still can see on its pages. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand (350 km, 4 hrs drive)
We will travel to Samarkand located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan. We will visit its most outstanding sights such as Registan square, Shakhi Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square, a compound of three charming Madrasahs dating back to 15-17th centuries. Shakhi Zindeh signifies a big collection of mausoleums dating back to 11th-15 centuries. Bibi Khanum Mosque was built in honor of beloved Tamerlane's wife, after his positive battle in India. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand - Yurts camp of Nurata (310 km, 4 hours)
In the morning we will travel to a small town of Nurata, located in the foothills of Nuratau Mountains. People mention the origin of the city to the fortress Nur, which was originated by Alexander the Great in 4th century BC. Though, according to archeological quarries the cultural layer in this area reaches the age of 40 thousand years. Being there you will have a sightseeing tour that includes: Khasan Khuseyn Mosque, blacksmith's and potter's workshops and a holy pond with blessed fishes, a place for pilgrimage by Muslim worshipers in Nurata. See the Medressa of Sheihun Hasan Nury, Namazgokh Mosque and traces of "Alexander the Great's Fortress". Night is in a yurt camp.
Day 4: Nurata - Samarkand
In the morning you will can have 2 hours of camel tour to Aydarkul lake. It is the unique lake stretching for 250 km along the desert. Being there you will try freshly cooked fish for a lunch, relax, swim in warm lake and just enjoy tours. In the afternoon, we will drive to Samarkand and stop at Sariamish stone paintings to see more 3 000 pictures on black basalt rocks-petroglyphs showing animals, people, hunting scenes, lifestyle and even love-making. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent (350 km, 4.5 hrs)
The last day of tour will start by travelling to Tashkent. On arrival, you will visit Courage Monument as a memorial complex, founded in honor of the exclusion of the significances of the Tashkent earthquake. We will drive to see the Zangi Ota memorial complex. According to fable, Zangi Oota was a shepherd and famed for his wisdom and good acts. Then you will visit the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, entailing of fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. We hope you liked Turkmenistan tours. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 6: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Uzbek melody Tour 6 is done.
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax - 505 $
04 pax - 445 $
06 pax - 405 $
08 pax - 385 $
10 pax - 355 $
Single - 50 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
*Half board - 35 $
*Full board - 60 $
*Entrance fees - 30 $ available with escort guide only
Local guides - 140 $ per group
Escort guide - 250 $ per group
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Nurata - Yurts
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Train tickets - 60$ Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent