Uzbekistan is located in the heart of Central Asia and borders Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. The country is about the same size as Sweden or California with more than two-thirds of it desert and steppe in the west.
Day 1:Arrive Tashkent – Samarkand (Arrival on Thursday)
Upon arrival to the airport, transfer to the hotel and overnight. Check out till the noon time and half day tour in Tashkent. Today you will visit Independence square, Local Broadway, Amir Timur square, Courage Monument and Tashkent metro. Evening train to Samarkand.
Experience a full day tour visiting the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Al Bukhary memorial complex. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3:Samarkand – Gijduvan – Bukhara
After breakfast will start our way to Bukhara, then we will stop at Gijduvan village and visit famous private pottery workshop. Afterwards continue to Bukhara.
Day 4:Bukhara – Tashkent
Today you will have a full day city tour in Citadel Ark, Samanids mausoleum, Chashma Ayub, Bolo-Hauz mosque, shopping domes called Nodir Divan Begi and Poi kalon complex. Evening flight to Tashkent.
Day 5:Tashkent – Almaty
Half-day tour in Tashkent: Then you visit the old part of the
city, which includes Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. Transfer to airport for flight to Almaty. Upon arival, transfer to hotel for check in.
Day 6:Almaty – Charyn Canyon – Almaty
Day trip to Charyn Cabyons, one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan. You will be impressed with the beauty and splendor of canyon. In the evening, transfer to the hotel.
Day 7:Almaty – Issyk Lake – Almaty
Visit beautiful Trans-Ili Alatau – Issyk Gorge, State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK” and mountain Lake Issyk. Also at the lake you will have a picnic. In the evening, transfer to the hotel.
Day 8:Almaty – Depart Tashkent
Visit the Green Bazaar, Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral, Kok-Tobe hill and Almaty cableway. Evening flight to Tashkent. Upon arrival transit and connect flight to KL.