|Trip Length||10 days|
|Trip Style||ECO Tour|
|Best Time to Travel||All year round|
|Maximum Number of Passengers||No Limit|
Meeting on arrival and transfer to pre-booked hotel. Full day sightseeing tour in Tashkent, during which, you will see the old and new parts of our capital. First half of a day includes excursion to Hast-Imam architectural complex, where you can see famous Koran of Caliph Osman – VIII century manuscript Koran. Then proceed to Chorsu Bazaar, which was very famous on the Great Silk Road and Kukeldash Madrassah constructed in XIX century. After lunch the second half of excursion starts: here you will see - Independence and Amir Temur Squares, Museums of Applied Arts and Amir Temur, Tashkent Metro, Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alisher Navoi etc. When you will finish the excursion, drive to restaurant for having a dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning drive to Ugam-Chatkal National Park, located on the territory of Chimgan Mountains, to Pskem Pass (H=1333m). From here you will start your climbing to Urungach high mountain lake. Urungach is a lake, which was formed by the collapse of the rock. When you will reach the lake you can have a stop for picnic lunch, enjoying the gorgeous beauty of the surrounding nature and the silence of this place. In the end of the spring and in summer time you can also swim in crystal water of the lake. Later descent from the mountain lake and drive to the mountain hotel resort. Overnight at hotel resort.
Morning after breakfast and check out you will be transferred to Charvak Water Reservoir. Here you can spend the whole day for swimming and having a rest. Late afternoon you will return back to Tashkent. Upon arrival at Tashkent transfer to the restaurant for having a dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning breakfast at hotel. Then the driver will pick you up and will bring to Railway Station to catch an express train “Afrosiyob” to Bukhara. Meeting and assistance upon arrival.
Today you will spend whole day in “Jeyran” Eco Center.It is located near Kagan town, which is inhabited by the rare types of animals. The center was founded in the middle of XX cent. Nowadays Eco center is engaged in breeding the rare kinds of animals, such as Jeyran, Kulan, the Przewalski's horse, Bukharian mountain sheep and Markhor. Saksaul groves, Tugai thickets, unique plants of salt marshes and Takyrs grow on the territory of the Eco center. There are also more than 300 kinds of birds, 300 kinds of invertebrate animals (6 kinds among them are listed in Red Book), 34 types of mammals etc. Visiting the Ecocenter "Jeyran", you will enjoy the nature and learn a lot about the activities of the Eco center. Later drive back to Bukhara for dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Morning after breakfast at hotel you will start full-day sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Visit Lyabi Khauz Ensemble which consists of Khanaka (17th c.), Nodir Devon Begi (17th c.), and Kukeldash madrassahs (16th c.), Magoki Attari mosque (12 – 16th cc.), (16th c.), Toki Zargaron, Toki Sarrafon and Toki-Telpak Furushon trading domes, Poi-Kalon architectural complex which includes famous Kalon minaret (1127) and Kalon mosque (16th c.), Abdullazizkhan madrassah (17th c.), Miri Arab madrassah (16th c.) and Ulugbek madrassah (15th c.). Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning the driver will pick you up and drive to Aydarkul Lake via Sarmysh gorge. Sarmysh Gorge is located on the southern slope of Nurata mountains. It is famous by more than 4000 petroglyphs (rock painting) of Bronze Age, which covers 2 km of this mountain area. Later you will continue trip to Kizil-Kum desert located close to Aydarkul Lake . Here you will spend one overnight in traditional yurt in order to feel yourself in a remote place, where even mobile phones are not working. Here you will have a great opportunity to taste fish from Aydarkul Lake and prepared on a campfire, made on Saksaul tree. Optionally we advise you to order a musician (“akyn”) for singing national Kazakh songs, playing on “Dambra” (national Kazakh musical instrument). After dinner you can enjoy the beauty of starry sky and Milky Way Galaxy. OvernightinYurtCamp.
Morning drive to Samarkand via Zarafshan Nature Reserve. Zaravshan Nature Reserve is located in 15 km from Samarkand city. It was founded in 1975. The elevation of the territory is 57 km and the total area is 2320 ha of unique and beautiful nature. Tagai forests occupy 30 percents of whole territory. Here you can see the rarest kind of Bukhara deer, which is listed in the Red Book, 170 kinds of birds, which pleases visitors with their singing, 400 types of various plants. Here you can feel yourself in seclusion with nature and will let you forget about city vanity. Also you will have a time for visiting the museum of the reserve, where you will be introduced with its exhibition and history. Then continue to Samarkand. Check in. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Today you will have full day excursion around Samarkand. The first monument is the heart of Samarkand Registan ensemble which consists of three madrassahs – Sher-Dor, Mirzo Ulugbek and Tilla Kori. Later visit famous Gur-Emir mausoleum – the family tomb of great conqueror Tamerlane, Bibi-Khanym Mosque – this monument was built by Tamerlane for his wife, Shakhi-Zinda necropolis - here is buried the cousin of prophet Kussam Ibn Abbas, who is one of the outstanding persons among all, which are buried in Shakhi Zinda. Also you will have opportunity to visit Khodja-Daniil (Daniyar) Mausoleum and Mirzo Ulugbek’s observatory – the construction which was used for observing the stars by first prominent astronomer. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will be transferred to Zaamin Nature Reserve. Zaamin Nature reserve is located in mountain area of Djizakh Region of Uzbekistan. The height of reserve is about 3000v above the sea level. Zaamin is rich because of Local Lore Museum located here and the heart of Zaamin Nature Reserve, which impresses guests by the beauty of surrounding nature. There are mysterious gorges, The hills of fabulous forests and endless steppes and all of these are located in one place. Also there are more than 50 kinds of herbal plants: Boboyongok walnut tree, which almost 700 years old. Besides there are numerous kinds of birds and animals. The sightseeing place of this beauty is Kirk-Kiz shape of red stones, which are of unique shape. Here you will feel yourself alone with nature and the sounds of birds, singing wonderful melody. Why should we search for paradise, when it is here on Earth! Then proceed to Tashkent. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive back to Tashkent and transfer to the Tashkent International airport for departure.
Also, the duration of the tour, the number of excursions, tourist facilities, vehicles, as well as the services of a guide speaking a different language, can be changed in accordance with the wishes of a customer. At the same time, the cost of the tour will vary depending on the level of personalization.
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