Uzbekistan Turkmenistan 12 days

 

Day 1 Arrival in Ashgabat

Early arrival in Ashgabat 

Meeting with local guide

Transfer to hotel and rest 

Afternoon sightseeing tour

  • Independence Park;

  • Monument of Neutrality;

  • Ertogrul Gazi mosque;

  • National Museum of History & Ethnography.

Dinner in Ashgabat

Overnight in Ashgabat 

Day 2 Ashgabat -Mary-Ashgabat

Early breakfast.

Morning Flight to Mary.

Excursion to Ancient Merv. 

Sightseeing you explore this day:

  • Erk Kala;

  • Gyaur Kala;

  • Sultan Kala;

  • Mausoleum of Sultan Sanjar;

  • Mausoleum of Ibn Zaid;

  • The remains of Castle - fortresses "Keshk";

  • Tombs of Guifari and Bureida;

  • Museum of History.

Flight to Ashgabat.

Arrival to Ashgabat.

Overnight in Ashgabat

 

Day 3 Ashgabat - Darwaze (gates of hell)

Breakfast in the hotel

Drive to Derweze

Upon arrival to visit water based, clay based & burning gas craters.

Overnight in a yurt (tent made from felt) near the crater

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Day 4 Darwaze - Kunya Urgench- Khiva

Breakfast in the hotel

Drive to Uzbek border(6 hours direct driving. 4WD is required).

On the way, stop to have SS of Kunya Urgench ancient capital of Khorezm 

Kunya urgench is a World Heritage site of UNESCO

See: Portal of Caravansaray (11-14th cc.), Mamun Minaret (10-11th cc.),

Il Arslan Mausoleum (12th c.), Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum (13th c.), 

Academy of Horezm (3-13th cc.), 

Kutlug Timur Minaret (14th c.) - one of the tallest minarets in Central Asia,

Turabek Hanum Mausoleum.

After SS of Kunya Urgench proceed to Uzbek border

Drive to Khiva

Dinner and Overnight in Khiva

 

Day 5 Khiva

Breakfast in the hotel

Sightseeing tour in Khiva:

Visit Itchan-Kala fortress.including: Kunya-Ark, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum,

Arab Mukhamadkhan Madrasah, Aq-Masjid Mosque, Madrasah of Khoja Berdibay,

Shergazikhan, Abdullakhan, Juma Mosque, Allakulikhan Madrasah,

Tash-Khovli Palace, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum,

Minaret of Islam-Khoja.

Visit local bazar

Free time in the bazar

Short sightseeing tour of the great walls of Khiva

Dinner and folklore show

Overnight in Khiva 

 

Day 6 Khiva - Bukhara

Breakfast in the hotel

Drive to Bukhara through Kyzylkum Dessert (about a 9 hours drive)

At arrival transfer to the hotel.

Short sightseeing tour of Bukhara

Dinner in Bukhara

Overnight in Bukhara

 

Day 7 Bukhara

Breakfast in the hotel

Sightseeing tour of Bukhara.

Visit the Mausoleum of Ismoil Samani dynasty and Chashma-Ayub

Visit Ark Fortress, Kalyan Ensemble, Miri-Arab Madrasah,

See Magoki-Attori Mosque, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan Madrasah,

Visit trade domes and Lyabi-Khauz complex

Drive to Chor-Minor Madrasah.

Dinner

Overnight in Bukhara.

 

Day 8 Bukhara - sharisabz-Samarkand

Breakfast in the hotel

Drive to sharisabz through Karchi (about 5 hours)

Lunch in sharisabz

Visit Ruins of Emir timurs palace- Ok-saray

Visit Jakhongir mausoleum complex

Visit Local market

Visit Koq-gumbaz complex

Drive to samarkand by small passenger vehicles through tahata karach mountain pass

Arrival in samarkand

Dinner in hotel

Overnight in samarkand

 

Day 9 Samarkand

Breakfast in the hotel

Sightseeing in Samarkand.:

Visit Registan Square,

Visit Bibi-Khahum mosque

Visit central Samarkand bazar

Visit Ulugbek observatory, 

Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis,

Visit Gur-Emir Mausoleum,

Overnight in Samarkand

 

Day 10 Samarkand - Tashkent

Breakfast in the hotel 

Drive to Tashkent Through Bakhmal soy 

Stop at small bazar were honey and apples are sold

Arrive in Tashkent 

Visit city center, Amir Timur Square,

Visit Independence Square

Visit Applied Arts Museum.

Dinner in Tashkent 

Overnight in Tashkent

 

Day 11 Tashkent - Chimgan- Tashkent

Breakfast in the hotel 

Drive to Chimgan Mountains, visit cherbog reservoir,

Take cable car to ski resort and enjoy the wonderful mountain view

Picnic lunch

Drive to Tashkent, sightseeing in Tashkent

Visit Khast imom complex and museum of applied art

Dinner in Tashkent

Overnight in Tshkent

 

Day 12 Tashkent departure

Breakfast in the hotel 

Transfer to airport with coach and guide

 

 

 

Address

 

Ozbekiston ovozi Street, 2

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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