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 – Bukhara (Arrive on Thursday)
Arrival Tashkent at 3:20 am, guide will meet you and transfer you direct to railway station, bullet train to Bukhara (7:30-11:15). Arrival Bukhar. Today you will have a full day city tour visiting Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex, Citadel Ark, Samanids mausoleum, Chashma Ayub, Bolo-Hauz mosque and Poi Kalon complex. Dinner at traditional Uzbek house. Night at hotel.
Day 2:Bukhara – Gijduvan – Samarkand
After breakfast will start our way to Bukhara, than we will stop at Gijduvan village and visit famous private pottery workshop. Lunch will be at Pottery house. Afterwards we continue driving to Samarkand and having dinner at Karimbek restaurant. Night is in a hotel.
Experience a full day tour visiting the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Al Bukhary memorial complex. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4:Samarkand – Oybek – Khujand
Morning transfer to Oybek border check point to Tajikistan. Border cross and transfer to Khujand city. You will visit Cultural Palace of Khujand, Central Mosque, Panjshanbebazar, museum and city park of Khujand. Night at hotel.
Day 5:Khujand – Iskanderkul
In the morning we will drive to Iskanderkul via pass Shahriston. Our trip today is to visit Fann Mountains. After arrival to the lake you will go for a walk along at beaches and hike to see a waterfall. After having the rest near the lake we will have a night in a guesthouse.
Day 6:Iskanderkul – Khujand
Today we will drive to back Khujand. On the way to Khujand you will visit Istarawshan city, Kuk Gumbaz Mosque and local bazaar. Night at hotel.
Day 7:Khujand – Tashkent
In the morning is transfer to Uzbek border “Oybek”. Border cross, meet with your Uzbek guide and transfer to Tashkent. Today you will visit Independence square, Local Broadway, Amir Timur square, Courage Monument and Tashkent metro.
Day 8:Depart Tashkent
Breakfast at hotel. Full-day tour in Tashkent: Then you visit the old part of the city, which includes Choru Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex. Evening flight to Tashkent, Upon arrival transit and departing to KUL