Shahrisabs

Tour:

Duration:

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan

16 days - 15 nights

Tour from Israel

Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan 16 days

Why this Trip

All tour dates are guaranteed to depart.

No minimum numbers required.

FREE Wi-Fi in hotels.

Massive early bird savings

Route : Tashkent – Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Bukhara - Khiva - Nukus - Tashkent - Bishkek – Cholpon Ata – Karakol – Juku Valley – Ala-Archa Natural Park – Bishkek – Tashkent

Duration: 16 days/ 15 nights

Daily Route

 

Day 1 (16.08.2017) Wednesday

Tel-Aviv-Tashkent (HY 304 at 07:20)

Arrive to Tashkent

On your arrival at Tashkent Airport the custom

procedures will take about 1hour,

meets & greets service outside of arrival hall.

Dear guests, you will be met bythe local English

speaking escort guide.

Early Breakfast at the hotel

Start excursion including:  “Independence”

Square;- “Amir Temur” Central Square -

“Broadway Street” with artist and local

souvenirs;- Opera and Ballet Theatre named

after Alisher Navoi (outside only)-

“Monument of Courage” (1969);

-“Memorial of Repressions Victims” with the

traditional ornaments; Museum of applied arts,

Khast imom complex and Koran museum.

20:00 Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Tashkent.



Day 2 (17.08.2017) Thursday

Tashkent-Samarkand.

06:30 – After having yearly breakfast, transfer to the train station

08:00 – Departure to Samarkand

10:10 – Arrival. CSS of Samarkand: Gur Emir Mausoleum – a burial vault of Timurids dynasty (14 -15c.c),

Registan square with three madrassah: Madrassah of Ulugbek(15th), Madrassah Sherdor and Madrassah

Tilla Kori(15-17c.c); 

13:00 –Lunch at local restaurant.

14:00 – Continuing CSS of Samarkand: Bibi Khanim Mosque(15c) – the biggest medieval building in the city; 

Carpet factory, Visiting oriental bazaar - Siab where you can make shopping and see ancient colorful market 

19:30 – Dinner at local family house.

After dinner transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Samarkand.

 

Day 3 (18.08.2017) Friday

Samarkand–Urgut –  Shahrisabz - Samarkand

08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Urgut (by sedans) town near Samarkand. Urgut is a small town, 40 min drive south of Samarkand.

Urgut is really a town of craftsmen. There live hereditary blacksmiths, potters and embroiderers. On Sundays

at this bazaar you can buy modern and traditional Urgut embroideries, silver jewelry with carnelians, tapestries

and carpets, traditional clothes, handmade silk and cotton textiles, and many other exotic things. There are

people and stands full of stuff everywhere. For anyone who enjoys shopping, it is like being a kid in a candy

store. The bazaar hosts a variety of things from food items, personal items, and clothes that most bazaars

carry, to the antique on new suzanis, pillowcases, traditional atlas fabric and Kelin (new bride) outfits.

You can get worry beads, men's traditional hats called Dopas and a wide range of other items.

After having lunch drive to Shahrisabz (by sedans)

Visit Ak-Saray (the white palace), the kok gumbaz Mosque and mausoleums.

Upon arrival transfer to the hotel

20:00 Dinner at Nina’s house.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 4 (19.08.2017)Saturday

Bukhara

08:00 – Breakfast at the hotel

09:00 – Transfer to the train station

10:15 – If there are available the rooms, first accommodate in the hotel. CSS of Bukhara: Lyabi House

ensemble (16-17cc). Madrasah Kukaldosh( 17c), Hanoko Nodir Devon Begi 17c, Madrasah Nodir

Devon Begi 17c., Karavan-Saray Sayfutdin( 19c), Synagogue, Jewish mahalla and Jewish school, 

Hammam (16c) , Toki Sarafon( 16-17c), Magokki-Attori( 12-17cc)

Continuing of CSS of Bukhara: Toki- Telpak Furushon (16-17cc),

Hammam (16c), Tim Abdulahan (17-18cc), Madrassah of Ulughbek(15c) and Madrassah of Abdulazizkhan( 17c),

Toki Zargaron ( 16c),Minaret Khalyan (12c) and Mosque Poi Khalyan(12c), Madrassah Miri Arab(17c)

Folklore Show at the Nodir Devan Begi Madrassah

Dinner at local restaurant

After dinner transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5 (20.08.2017) Sunday

Bukhara-Khiva

08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel

Shirt CSS Ark(1-20cc), Bolo-house(18c), Chashma Ayub(12c) Mausoleum of Ismail Samanid (9-10cc)  

12:00 – Drive to Khiva (480 km.).The Great Silk Road once routed through Bukhara and Khiva ran

through the Kyzyl-Kum Desert, as the present road does nowadays. Stop en-route to enjoy views

of Amudarya River and the desert. Arrive in Khiva. Check in.

Dinner at local restaurant with folk show.

Overnight in Khiva.

 

Day 6 (21.08.2017) Monday

Khiva – Nukus

09:00 – Breakfast at the hotel

Start excursion in Khiva including: Ata Darvaza(19th), Mukhammad Aminkhan(18th) , Kalta-Minor(19th),

Continuing of CSS of Khiva: Mukhammad Rahimkhan Madrasah(16th) (show of the tight-rope walkers) 

Kunya-Ark Citadel (19th)panorama view, Tash-Khovli Palace(18th ) , Juma Mosque( 10th ), Ismail Khuja

Minaret and madrassah(19th),Pakhlavan Makhmud(14-15cc)

After having lunch drive to Nukus

Dinner at the local restaurant

Overnight in Nukus

 

Day 7 (22.08.2017)Tuesday

Nukus- Muynak-Nukus

08:00 – Yearly breakfast at the hotel

09:00 – Drive to former fishermen’s town Muynak (220 km, 3 h.), which used to be situated on the shores

of Aral Sea. On the way stop at archaeological complex Mizdakhan. In Muynak have a look at a former

port with abandoned ships in the sand – “Cemetery of ships”. Then visit Local History Museum with art

exhibits of the Aral Sea history. In the afternoon return to Nukus.

Lunch upon arrival

After lunch we start excursion including: Savitsky Karakalpakstan Art Museum. The museum hosts the

world's second largest collection of Russian avant-garde art and exposition of Karakalpak applied arts

items. Have a short drive around center of Nukus: see statue of Karakalpak poet Berdakh, Nukus City Hall,

and Drama Theatre.

Dinner

Overnight in Nukus

 

Day 8 (23.08.2017) Wednesday

Nukus-Tashkent (HY12 09:35 flight to Tashkent)

07:00 Breakfast

07:00 Transfer to the airport for flight Nukus-Tashkent (according the 2017 schedule)

11:10 Upon arrival Transfer to the Beldersay valley to the merge of Beldersay and Mramornaya rivers

(75 km, 2 h). This is the start point of our hiking (1550 m above the sea level). Having said goodbye

to our driver and left for a back attributes of a civilization we will start to walk up along the left bank of the

Mramornaya River. After 1,5 hour of quite pleasant walking we will reach a small birch grove, pictorially

located on the bank of the mountain river. Short rest and we start 45 minutes long ascent to Urta-Kumbel

Pass (1820 m above sea level). Ascent usually takes 45 minutes and we find ourselves in the saddle of the

pass. What a great view! We can see the valley of Beldersay River, Chet-Kumbel Pass and the way, which

leads to it.

After picnic we will continue our walking and go up to the saddle of the Chet-Kumbel Pass (1850 m).

The panoramic view from the pass allows us to see the Valley of Nurekata River and the top of Big Chimgan

(3309 m). Having admired by the view we will start to go down to the Beldesay cable car station and the

road where our minibus will be waiting for us (1550 m).

17:30 Transfer to Tashkent

Dinner at the local restaurant

Overnight in Tashkent.

 

Day 9 (24.08.2017) Thursday

Tashkent-Bishkek (HY779 Departure at 06:15)

04:00 Transfer to the international airport for flight to Bishkek.

Your guide will pick you up at Manas International Airport at 8:30 a.m. and accompany you to the capital city

of Kyrgyzstan, just a 30-minute drive from the airport. This entire day is dedicated to a guided tour of Bishkek. 

It includes visiting Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square,

the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest.

Dinner: 19:00 

Overnight in Bishkek
 

Day 10 (25.08.2017) Friday

Bishkek – CholponAta (250 km)

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Issyk Kul - lake. 

On the way: visit Burana Tower - architectural monument of the XI c.

Ethnographic museum in Cholpon-Ata and cruse on lake Issyk Kul 

Dinner & Overnight at the hotel in Issyk-Kul.

 

Day 11 (26.08.2017) Saturday

Cholpon-Ata – Grigorievskoe gorge – Cholpon Ata (150 km)

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Gigorievskoe gorge. 

On the way: visit of ancient stone inscriptions dated to 8 century B.C.
Lunch -time at the hotel. Free time.

Dinner & Overnight at the hotel in  Issyk-Kul.   
 

Day 12(27.08.2017) Sunday

Cholpon-Ata –Karakol (150 km)

Breakfast at the hotel

Drive along Isik-Kul lake - Karakol (130 km).  

Excursion to Rock – Drawings in Cholpon-Ata city

On the way – visit to majestic monument and museum of Przhevalskiy famous Russian traveler and scientist,

excursion of Karakol - visiting church of Troitsk and mosque of Dungan (1910   year), bazaar  in Karakol. 

Transfer to Dzhety-Oguz gorge (40km). translated as “seven oxen”. High red rocks form at the entrance

into the gorge. The most beautiful is the rock over the left bank of the river called “The Broken Heart”.

Dzhety Oguz gorge thundering waterfalls, fantastic rocks, coniferous forests, subalpine meadows. Picnic. 

Transfer Dzhety-Oguz –Karakol. 

Overnight in Karakol.

Day 13 (28.08.2017) Monday

Karakol -  Altin Arashan Valley (40 km)

Breakfast

Drive to Altin Arashan gorge (Nature walk + hot  springs)- picnic lunch by travellers

Transfer back  to  Karakol 

Dinner in Dungan or Uigur family.   

Overnight in Karakol.

Day 14 (29.08.2017) Tuesday

Karakol- Bishkek(400km) 

Breakfast

Drive along South shore of Issyk-Kul lake.

Visiting Barskoons  waterfalls

After waterfalls we drive to the beautiful canyon “Skazka”

Visit an Eagle hunter’s family and felt show in Bokonbaev village

Transfer to Bishkek

Dinner in a local restaurant. You will have a professional folklore show.

Overnight in Bishkek

Day 15 (30.08.2017) Wednesday

Bishkek- Tashkent (HY778 06:45 Flight to Tashkent)

07:05 – On your arrival at Tashkent Airport the custom procedures will take about 1hour

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel Amir Temur museum, Museum of the history and Applied Arts Museum

After having lunch, accommodation in the hotel.

Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to city center with Amir Temur museum, Museum of the history and Applied Arts Museum

After having lunch, accommodation in the hotel. Rest time.

20:00 Farewell dinner with folk show

Overnight in Tashkent.

 

Day 16 (31.08.2017)Thursday

Tashkent-Tel Aviv (HY 301 at 05:55)

03:00 – Transfer to the international airport for flight to Tel Aviv

 

The end of the tour.

   

      Price per person in USD:

Program includes:

 

  • Accommodation on Double/Twin Sharing basis by the itinerary;

  • Complimentary Bottles of Mineral water as per specified by the itinerary;

  • VISA Support. (LOI);

  • Meals on Half Board basis by the itinerary (breakfast and dinners) in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan;

  • Services of Professional English speaking tour guide: Escort guide for 12+1 pax only;

  • All transfers as per itinerary by the itinerary;

  • Entrance fees to the monuments, museums and sightseeing by the itinerary.

  • Folk show in Khiva

  • Show at Nodir Devon Begi Madrasah

  • One Extra breakfast at the hotel(Upon arrival from Bishkek)

  • Folklore show in Bishkek

  • One way train tickets Tashkent-Samarkand;

  • One way train tickets Samarkand-Bukhara

  • Felt show in Bokombaevo in Kyrgyzstan

  • Boat cruise in Issyk Kul lake for 1 hour

 

 Not included:

 

  • Charges in hotels for additional services;

  • Photography and video making fees at the sites;

  • Personal insurance;

  • Tips and gratuities;

  • Any services not included in the above itinerary;

  • Any increase in govt. taxes / airline charge.

  • Air fare: Tashkent-Bishkek : USD 180PP( subject may change)

  • Air fare: Bishkek-Tashkent: USD 180 PP( subject may change)

  • International air tickets

  • Visa costs and processing in Bishkek

  • One way domestic flight tickets Nukus - Tashkent;

  • Early check-in

  • Single rooms (extra)

  • Picnic in the mountains

Address

 

Ozbekiston ovozi Street, 2

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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