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10 Days Discover Treasures of Ancient Silk Road

Destinations:Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan
Duration: 10 Days
from: US$100
Tour Code: CITIC-SD-01

Day 1

Tashkent
Khasti Imam Complex

Arrival in Tashkent. Meet and transfer to the hotel for check in and rest. After late breakfast, you will have half day sightseeing in Tashkent. Visit Old City (“Eski Shakhar”) – Old part of Tashkent: Khasti Imam Complex, Kaffalash-Shoshiy Mausoleum, Madrasas of Kukaldash, Abulqosim and Barakhan, Chorsu Bazaar. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2

Tashkent Samarkand (350km – 5hrs)
Legendary Ragistan Square

After early breakfast, drive to Samarkand. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in. In the afternoon, visit Legendary Ragistan Square (Ulugbek, Tillakori and Sherdor madrasas), Guri Emir Mausoleum and Shakhi Zinda Complex. Afternoon visit Bibikhanum Mausoleum & Mosque, Siyab Bazaar, Khazrati Khizr Mosque, St. Daniel’s Masoleum, Ulugbek Observatory and Silk Paper Factory.
Overnight at hotel

Day 3

Samarkand  Bukhara
Ceramists house in Gijduvan

After breakfast drive to Bukhara. Visit Ceramist’s house in Gijduvan. Upon arrival,transfer to the hotel and take rest. Free time. Overnight at hotel

Day 4

Bukhara
Samanids Mausoleum

Full day sightseeing in Bukhara. Visit Samanids Mausoleum (IX-X), Chashmai Ayub complex (XIV), Bolo Khauz (XVIII), Ark
(XV-XIX), Complex Poi Kalon (XII-XVI), Abdullakhan madrasah and Tim. Also, visit Old Style Bazaars – Toqi Zargaron, Toqi
Telpakfurushon and Toqi Sarrafon then Magoki Attori, visit Lyabi khavuz, Nadir Devanbegi madrasah, Chor Minor Complex. In the evening,you will have dinner together with Folk Show at Nadir Divanbegi madrasah. Overnight at hotel

Day 5

Bukhara  Uzbek-Turkmen border “Farab”  Mary

After breakfast drive to Uzbek-Turkmen border “Farab”. The tourists will be met by another guide. After border formalities, drive to Mary. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 6

Mary  Merv   Asgabat (by flight)
Mary Museum

After breakfast, visit Mary Museum. Also, visit Merv sights - visit Gyz Gala& Oglan Gala, Complex of Askhabs, Gyaur Gala, Erk Gala, Sotla Gala, Sutlan Sanjar Mausoleum etc. After sightseeing take flight to Ashgabat by T5-132(19:20-20:00). Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 7

Ashgabat  Nissa  Ashgabat
Nissa Fortress

After breakfast, have full day sightseeing of Ashgabat. Visit Nissa Fortress (Nissa ruins). Overnight at hotel

Day 8

Ashgaba  Dashoguz  Kunya Urgench  Turkmen-Uzbek border “Dashoguz”  Khiva
Portal of Caravansaray

After breakfast take flight T5-101 (06:00-06:50) to Dashoguz. Upon arrival, drive to Kunya Ugench.Visit Kunya Urgench sights – Portal of Caravansaray, Mamur Minaret, II Arslan Mausoleum, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum, Academy of Khorezm, Kutlug Timur Minaret, Turabek Hanum Mausoleum. After sights, drive to Turkmen – Uzbek border “Dashoguz” (Return to Dashoguz). The tourists will be met by guide at the border and drive to Khiva. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel

Day 9

Khiva
Mausoleums of Pakhlavan Makhmud

After breakfast full day sightseeing in Khiva. After breakfast visit places of interest inside Ichan Kala – Mausoleums of Pakhlavan Makhmud (XIV-XVI centuries), Said Alauddin (1303 year), Uch Avliyo (“Three Saints’ mausoleum” - XVI-XX centuries) and Yunus Khan (1558-1559 years), Madrasahs of Arab Muhammad Khan (1616-1834 years), Madrasah of Muhammad Rakhimkhan, Muhammad Amin, Kutlug Murad-inak, Abdullakhan, Madrasah and Minaret of Islam Khodji, Kalta Minor, Kunya-Ark citadel (“old fortress” – XVII century), Palvan-darvaza, Ata-darvaza and Juma Mosque (where 212 columns, you can see). Overnight at hotel

Day 10

Khiva  Urgench  Tashkent
Alisher Navaiy Opera & Ballet theatre Square

After early breakfast, check out off the hotel and drive to Urgench for flight to Tashkent by HY- 1052 (09:40-11:00). Upon arrival, transfer to the restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, visit Alisher Navaiy Opera & Ballet theatre Square, Independence & Amir Temur Squares and some metro stations. After dinner transfer to the International Airport of Tashkent. Take flight HY-201 to London, leaving at 17:30PM.

Travel in party of Superior Class
★★★★★
Deluxe Class
★★★★
Tourist Class
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2-5 persons N $ 3398 $ 2997
6-9 persons N $ 2676 $ 2355
10 persons & above N $ 2377 $ 2317
Single room Supplement N $ 717 $ 597

Service included:

1 Entrance fees/
2 Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch ;
3 Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
4 Hotels with breakfast(twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary .
5 Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerar
6 Airport Taxes: US$30for domestic,
7 Service Charge & Government Taxes .
8 Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
9 Goverment letter for visa support

Service excluded:

1 All lunches and dinners, and breakfast on the train
2 Personal expenses, tips to the guide and driver.
Note, the price for 6-10 pax included Lunches and Dinners1 Entrance fees/
2 Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch ;
3 Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
4 Hotels with breakfast(twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary .
5 Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerar
6 Airport Taxes: US$30for domestic,
7 Service Charge & Government Taxes .
8 Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
9 Goverment letter for visa support
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