Travel to Central Asia

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Guideline for the tourist visiting Uzbekistan

Visa in Uzbekistan!

Reservation

     

Day 1. Almaty

Arrive in Almaty

Transfer to the hotel

Check-in the hotel and free time to rest

Lunch

Almaty city tour:

     Visit to the 28 Panfilov’s guardsmen park

     The Cathedral church

     Museum of national musical instruments

     National museum

     Republic square

Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 2. Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

     Walking to Charyn canyon and its environs

Transfer:  Almaty - Chilik village – Kokpek village – Charyn canyon (200 km, 3,5 - 4 hours)

Lunch on the way at the café “Dilmurat”

Walking to Charyn canyon

Back to Almaty

Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 3. Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

     Walking to Medeo gorge and Bogdanovitch glacier by Cable Way.

Transfer:  Almaty - “Medeo” valley (25 km)

Back to Almaty

Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 4. Almaty- Bishkek 

Early breakfast at the hotel  

Transfer Almaty – Korday – 250 km (Kazakh –Kirgiz border)

Pass the border and transfer to Bishkek

Check- in the hotel

Free time for rest

Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 5. Bishkek - Karakol

Breakfast in the hotel

     Transfer Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake - Cholpon-Ata – Karakol.

Today you will be met in Bishkek, the bustling capital of Kyrgyzstan, and driven along the northern shores of Issik-kul Lake to Karkol. On  the route we will visit 11th-century BURANA TOWER, an ancient Silk Route staging post. You will have rafting in Boom Valley. In Cholpon Ata you will see the prehistoric PETROGLYPHS. On the way you will be taken for a lunch of traditional Kyrgyz dishes. After you will be transferred to KARAKOL through the rural villages of Eastern Issyk-Kul. On arrival in this picturesque town surrounded by mountains. Here, after dinner at Turkestan Yurt Camp, your evening is at leisure for relaxation and enjoyment of the town.

Overnight in Amir hotel

 

Day 6. Karakol 

Breakfast in the hotel

     Transfer Karakol - Djety-Oguz.

After breakfast you will be followed by a short city-tour. Highlights include the ORTHODOX HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, CHINESE MOSQUE. Then your adventure brings you to spectacular DJETY-OGUZ, the famous 'Valley of Seven Bulls'. Here you will have short trek along the Dragon Valley. On the plateau you will see Eagle hutting display show. (Optional horse ride). After a leisure to admire the glowing red, sandy cliffs you will be driven back to Karakol  

Diner  

Overnight in Amir Hotel 

 

Day 7. Karakol- Bishkek  

Breakfast in the hotel

Today you must bid farewell to this isolated corner of Eastern Kyrgyzstan. A comfortable car   will be waiting to bring you back to BISHKEK with visiting Barskoon valley on the way. In Barskoon valley you will be guided to Waterfall and memorial to Astronauts. This time you will be driven along Issyk Kul's wild SOUTHERN SHORES, completing your circumnavigation of the second largest alpine lake in the world. The road hugs the water's edge and winds through remote Kyrgyz villages of wooden chocolate-box cottages, against an arresting backdrop of the majestic Central Tien Shan Mountains. Then your journey will continue via BOOM GORGE with time to stop for lunch and take photographs. On arrival in Bishkek you will be dropped at the hotel

Free time for rest  

Dinner at a local restaurant  

Overnight in the hotel  

 

Day 8. Bishkek- Tashkent   

Breakfast in the hotel

Transfer to Manas airport

Departure flight to Tashkent

Arrival to Tashkent and transfer to the hotel

Check-in the hotel and free time to rest

Dinner

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 9. Tashkent

Breakfast in the hotel

09:00 Meeting with the guide in the lobby of the hotel

09:20 “Old Tashkent” city tour  

     Hast Imam Complex:

     Barak Khan Madres

     Tillya Sheikh Mosque

     Kafal Ash Shoshi Madres

     Sheikh Hazrat Omar Quran

     Namaozgoh Mosque (main Friday Tashkent mosque)

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Continuation of “Old Tashkent” city tour:

     Kukeldash Madres

     ShayhontourMausaleum

     Zangi-Ota Mausoleum

18:00 Dinner

Free time for rest

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 10. Tashkent-Khiva

05:00 Early wake-up call

05:30 Check-out from the hotel and transfer to airport for departure flight  to Khiva

Breakfast box on the way to airport 

07:10 Departure flight to Urgench (Khiva)

08:40 Arrival at Urgench Airport

09:00 Drive to Khiva

Sight seeing tour on the way to Khiva:

     Monument of Jalalliddin Manguberdi

     Monument of the first religious book “AVESTA”

Early check-in the hotel

Free time for rest

14:00 Lunch

15:00 “Old Khiva” city tour (Ichan Qala Complex):

     Kunya Ark 

     Kalta Minaret

     Tash Houly Palace

     Juma Mosque and Juma Minaret

     Khazrat Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum

     Uch avliya Mausoleum

18:00 Back to the hotel and free time for rest

20:00 Dinner at a local restaurant with a national cultural show

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 11. Khiva-Bukhara

07:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

08:00 Transfer to Bukhara (475 km) across the desert Kyzylkum by luxury bus or car

Lunch on the way

17:00 Arrival to Bukhara

17:30 Check-in the hotel and free time for rest

19:00 Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 12. Bukhara

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

09:00 Meeting with a guide in the lobby of the hotel

“History of Bukhara” city tour:

     Khanaka and Nodir Divan Begi madrasah

     Kukeldash madrassah

     Monument of Khoja Nasreddin Tim Abdulla-Khan

     The mosque Magokki Attori

     Kalyan mosque and Kalyan minaret as a symbol of Bukhara Ulugbek madrassah 

     Functioning madrassah Mir-I-Arab

     Abdullazizkhan madrassah

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Continuation of “History of Bukhara” city tour:

     Ark Fortress and Bolo Hauz Ensemble

     Samanid’s mausoleums

     Poi Kalon Mausoleum

     Chorminor Mausoleum

     Sitorai Mokhi Khosa (Last Bukhara Emir Palace)

19:00 Back to the hotel and free time for rest

20:00 Dinner at a local restaurant with a national cultural show

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 13. Bukhara-Samarkand

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel

09:00 Check-out from the hotel

10:00 Drive to Samarkand (by car) via Shakhrisabz

     Visit Shakhrisabz – town where Tamirlan is was born:

     Ak Saray Palace

     Dorus Tilaval Complex

     Kok Gumbaz Mosque

     Dorus Saidat Complex

14:00 Lunch on the way

18:00 Arrival to Samarkand

18:30 Check-in in the hotel and free time for rest

19:00 Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 14. Samarkand

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

09:30 Samarkand city tour: 

     Mausoleum Gur Emir- Tomb of Tamerlan

     Registan Square: Ulugbek’s madras,

     Sherdor madras and Tillya Kari madras;

     Bibi Khanum mosque

     Visit famous Samarkand Siab Bazaar

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Continuation of Samarkand city tour:

     Ulugbek Observatory

     Shakhi Zinda Complex

     St.Daniel Mausoleum

18:00 Back to the hotel

19:00 Dinner in the local restaurant with national dance show

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 15. Samarkand- Tashkent

09:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

11:00 Transfer to the Samarkand railway station

11:30 Departure to Tashkent

15:40 Arrival to Tashkent

Transfer to the hotel

Check-in the hotel 

Free time for rest

Dinner at a local restaurant

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 16. Tashkent

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

09:00 Transfer out of the city to the Chimgan mountain

Lunch on open air, entertain with national kebab and tea

Back to the city

Time for rest in the hotel

Dinner at a local restaurant with national show program

Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 17. Tashkent

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 

09:00 “”Find your souvenir” city tour: 

     “SUM” Department Store

     “MEGAPLANET” supermarket

     CHORSU bazaar

13:00 Lunch

Free time for rest in the hotel

Check-out from the hotel

18:00 Light dinner

Transfer to the airport for departure flight

                                                  End of exciting Tour of Central Asia!