Kyrgyzstan – Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan

Cultural

Duration

11 days 10 nights

Kind of route

Cultural

Pax:

8 pax

Season

March to September

Accommodation

Single

Guaranteed tour dates

• 29.03.2017 - 08.04.2017
• 12.04.2017 - 22.04.2017
• 26.04.2017 - 06.05.2017
• 10.05.2017 - 20.05.2017
• 23.08.2017 - 02.09.2017
• 06.09.2017 - 16.09.2017
• 20.09.2017 - 30.09.2017

Route: Bishkek – Djambul — Shymkent – Turkestan – Tashkent – Samarkand — Bukhara – Osh – Bishkek

Description

Tour:  Kyrgyzstan – Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan

The cost of the tour program per person:

Number of pax in a group

Price per person*

8

1319

Single supplement

288

Accommodation

Uzbek part:

HOTELS
Tashkent – City Palace 4* / Ramada 4*

Bukhara – Asia Bukhara 4*/ Omar Hayyam 4*/ Malika Bukhara 4*

Samarkand – Diyora 4* / Sultan 4*

 

Kazakh and Kyrgyz part:

*Rates per person in US$ based on shared twin/double room:

HOTELS
Bishkek – Green City 4* or similar

Shymkent – Grand Shymkent hotel 4* or similar

Osh – Sun Rise hotel or similar

Notes! Single accommodation is possible only in Bishkek.

  • Transport:Bus for all transfers

SERVICE INCLUDED AND NOT

  • Accommodation with breakfast in the stated hotels YES
  • Meals: B&B YES
  • Folk show in Bukhara & SamarkandYES
  • Mineral water 1L per person dailyYES
  • Comfortable AC transport: AC bus (35-55 seater) YES

    NOTE: It will be arranged small sedan cars (3 pax each car) for transfer from Tashkent to Uzbek-Kyrgyz border

  • Tashkent-Samarkand & Bukhara-Tashkent “Afrosiyob train”- 2nd classYES
  • Professional Turkish/English speaking escort guide YES
  • Entrance fees to the monuments.YES
  • Uzbekistan visa supportYES
  • Uzbekistan visa fee (60$) to be paid by clients on spot at the embassy. NOT
  • Half board meals US$ 50 per person NOT
  • Full board meals US$ 100 per person NOT
  • Tips for guide and driver NOT
  • Expenditure of a personal nature.NOT

Itinerary

DAY 1: Bishkek:

Arrival in Bishkek, picking up at the airport (Suggested flight with Pegasus Air at 04:15), meet with our  guide and transfer to the city.  Breakfast in cafe. Sightseeing tour around city: Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Philarmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square, etc. After noon continue city tour: Osh Bazar. After excursion accommodation in a hotel. Rest. Dinner in a local restaurant.

DAY 2: Bishkek- Shymkent:

Breakfast (early in the morning)  and transfer to Kyrgyz – Kazakh border in Chaldovar village(97 km). Start Kazakh part of the program.Departure to Taraz. Travel time approximately 3 hours. Arrival in Taraz. Visit historical and cultural park «Monuments of ancient Taraz» for 2-3 hours. Familiarity with the archaeological complex opened to the 550 anniversary of the Kazakh khanate, and the mausoleum of Aisha Bibi /11th century /UNESCO/ Lunch in Taraz. Departure to Shymkent. Travel time approximately 3 hours. Arrival in Shymkent. Dinner in the cafe. Accommodation in the hotel “Shymkent” 4*. Overnight at hotel

DAY 3: Shymkent – Turkestan – Shymkent.

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Turkestan. Travel time approximately 3 hours. Arrival in Turkestan. Visiting historical — architectural complex «Azret — Sultan», the mausoleum of H. A. Yassaui( http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1103 ), Oriental bathhouse and underground mosque Hilvet (tour for 2,5 -3 hours). Lunch in the café. Back to Shymkent. Diner in café. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 04: SHYMKENT - BORDER – TASHKENT.

After breakfast transfer to Tashkent. In the morning meet at Kazakh-Uzbek border and drive to Tashkent. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for check-in and rest. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch proceed for Tashkent city tour.  Visit the old town to see Barak Khana Seminary, Tila Shaikh mosque and archives known for the exhibit of a rare copy of Koran written the third Caliph Othman. Later proceed to Chorsu bazaar for shopping and visit Kukeldash Madrassah. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel

DAY 05: TASHKENT – SAMARKAND

by Afrosiyob train 07:00-09:10. After breakfast transfer to the train station to catch train to Samarkand. Morning visit Gur Emir — mausoleum of Great Tamerlane. Later visit Registan Square which was for many centuries the heart of Samarkand. See the three beautiful madrassahs: the Ulug-Bek Madrassah built in the fifteenth century; the Tillya-Kori Madrassah built in the seventeenth century; the Sher-Dor Madrassah, also built in the seventeenth century.

Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon see the grandest structure of Amir Temur’s times is the chief Friday Mosque called Bibi-Khanum, Silk Road bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis. The historical core of this ensemble is the mausoleum of Kusam ibn Abbas, Muhammad’s cousin, who, according to Arab chronicles, arrived in Samarkand in 676. There he disseminated Islamic ideas. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel

DAY 06: SAMARKAND – SHAKHRISABZ – BUKHARA (368 KM).

Morning drive to Bukhara en route excursion to Shakhrisabz — the birthplace of the Great Amir Temur in order to pay tribute to the Great Commander — the one who restored a lot of Sufi monuments during his lifetime including the mausoleum of the prominent Sufi preacher Khoja Akhmad Yassawi:  visit Ak Saroy Palace ruins, visit Dorus Tilavat seminary, Kok Gumbaz mosque, Dorus Saidat and the Friday mosque. Lunch at local restaurant

After lunch proceed to Bukhara. Upon arrival in check in at your pre booked hotel. Overnight at Hotel

DAY 07: BUKHARA.

Bukhara, former capital and a centre of Islamic learning, has over 300 mosques and was known as the holiest city in Asia with its 80 Madrassah. Full day sightseeing tour of Bukhara: Visit – Lab-i-khauz ensemble, the pool and chaikhana of which is the modern centre of traditional Uzbekistan. Visit Madrassah Nadir Devanbegi, Nadir Devanbegi Khanaga, Mogaki Attari Mosque, Poi Kalon Minaret and mosque, see Madrassahs Aziz Khan and Ulugbek. Lunch at local restaurant. Later visit Ark Fortress, Balakhauz mosque, mausoleum of Ismail Samanid, Chashma Ayub. In the evening you could enjoy amazing performance of folk ensemble in one of the oldest and beautiful medieval Madrassah of Bukhara – Nadir Devanbegi. Here you will have a unique opportunity to join the culture of the Uzbek people, to feel an oriental spirit, including traditional dances music. Later dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel

DAY 08: BUKHARA.

After breakfast full day sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Morning half day excursion to Sitora-i-Mokhikhosa, the summer residence of the former emir of Bukhara where you can see unique mixture of traditional Russian style of architecture harmoniously mixed with local oriental traditions. Famous thrown white hall decorated with carved alabaster resembles halls in Petergof Palace in the suburb of St Petersburg. Lunch at local restaurant. Excursion to Bahauddin Naqshbandi Mausolem famous Sufi spiritual leader of this region in 14th century. Bahauddin Naqshbandi’s cult was highly venerated among folks. The rulers, too, paid a considerable attention to this architectural ensemble. Later dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel

DAY 09: BUKHARA – TASHKENT

by Afrosiyob train 15:30-19:10. After breakfast free time for walk and shopping in the old city. Lunch at local restaurants. After lunch transfer to the train station to take speed train to Tashkent. Upon arrival meet and transfer to the hotel. Dinner at local restaurants

Overnight at hotel

DAY 10: TASHKENT – ANDIJAN (by train 08:05-14:05)– BORDER.

After breakfast transfer to the train station to take train to Andijan. Upon arrival meet and transfer to the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border.

DAY 11: Osh –Bishkek – End of program.

After breakfast, sightseeing tour around city: Sulaiman Too, historical Museum,Bazar, etc.  Lunch at local café. Accommodation in a hotel. Rest. Dinner in a local restaurant. Night transfer to the airport for flight to Istanbul

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