Weekend in Bukhara
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Description: A fascinating cultural and educational tour from Tashkent to ancient Bukhara, visiting historical monuments and masterpieces of medieval architecture. Tour is especially designed for visitors to our country that have days off, such as this weekend, for a better acquaintance Uzbekistan.
Route: Tashkent - Bukhara - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent-Bukhara (flight, HY)
06:30 - Meeting at Tashkent airport local lines.
07:30 - Departure to Bukhara flight HY-1321.
09:15 - Arrival in Bukhara.
10:00 - Start sightseeing in "Bukhoroi Sharif" (Holy Bukhara): Ark Fortress (VII-XIX c.) - the main residence of Bukhara emirs; Samanids Mausoleum (X c.) - Samanids dynasty tomb, the pearl of Bukhara and a masterpiece of world architecture.
12:00 - Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch.
After lunch - Continue sightseeing: Poi-Kalon Square: Minaret Kalon (XII c.) - the highest in Central Asia, Mir Arab madrassah (XVI c.) - acting religious educational institution, Kalon Mosque (XV c.); Trading domes - Toki Zargaron (Jewelers market), Toki Sarrafon - the market of money changers, medieval Currency Exchange, Toki Telpak-Furushon - Bazaar of hats merchants (XV-XVI c.); Magoki Attori Mosque - the oldest mosque in Bukhara. There is evidence that prior to the XVII century, in this mosque, together with the Muslims prayed also Jews.
Day 2: Bukhara-Tashkent (flight, HY)
08:00-09:00 -Breakfast at the hotel.
09:30 – Continue sightseeing of Bukhara: Country palace of Bukhara Emirs “Sitorai Mohi Khossa” (XIX-XX cc.); Chor-Minor Madrassah (XIX c.); Lyabi-Hauz complex (XVI-XVII c.) - ancient pond, surrounded by three medieval buildings: Kukeldash Madrassah, Madrassah of Nodir Divan-begi and Khanaka.
After lunch - Continue sightseeing: The memorial complex of Bahouddin Naqshband (XVI c.) - Center of Naqshbandi Sufi order. Here is the tomb of the founder of the Order - Bahauddin Naqshband - one of the Seven holy “Pirs” (Mentors) of Bukhara. There is also a necropolis of Bukhara rulers.
17:00 - Transfer to the airport.
18:45 - Departure to Tashkent by flight HY-1338.
19:45 - Arrival in Tashkent. End of tour.
Tour price: on request
The price included:
1. All transfers by comfortable transport;
2. Meetings / seeing at airports;
3. Accommodation at hotel in double/twin standard room;
4. Meals - breakfast only;
5. Excursions throughout the tour with a professional guide;
6. Entrance fees to all sites included in the tour program.
The price does not include:
1. Domestic flight Tashkent-Bukhara-Tashkent;
2. Additional payment for single accommodation;
3. Additional services not included in the program;
4. Meals - full board;
5. Tips to local staff;
6. The fee for additional services in the hotels;
7. The fee for a photo / video shoot on historical sites.
Ladies and gentlemen! Our company gives you the opportunity to make their own private tour according to your wishes and preferences. You are able to select the best route for you travel, change the length of trips and places to visit, add other objects ( Where else to go ...? ). Send us your requirements, and our experts will realize your wishes and dreams come true.