Category Archives: Uzbekistan tours

Uzbekistan Craftsmanship Program (13 days / 12 nights)

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A trip to Uzbekistan wouldn’t be complete without knowledge of Uzbekistan craftsmanship. Some kinds of crafts had been developed since medieval times, some of them originated at present time.

Every region has its own specific craft. You will see leather processing and leather products in Surkhandarya region, carpet weaving in Samarkand region, metal chasing and gold embroidery in Bukhara region and etc. 

There is ceramic production in every region but it is different: Rishtan and Gijduvan ceramics have their own traditions, technologies, colour and shape.

We will be acquainted with these and many other types of crafts combined with magnificent historical monuments during our tour which will make it full and impressive.

Specialization: cultural ethnographical tourism.
Tour duration: 13 days – 12 nights.

Cities of visit: Tashkent (1 night) – Termez (3 nights) – Shakhrisabz (1 night) – Samarkand (2 nights) – Bukhara (2 nights) – Tashkent (1 night) – Fergana (1 night) –  Tashkent (1 night).

The ancient city of Bukhara opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. Each stone in this city reflects the history. The great scientists, such as physician and encyclopaedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi, worked in this city.

Shakhrisabz was one of the most important trade centres on the Great Silk Road. However, the greatest fame it acquired as the Motherland of Tamerlane. This is where the future great commander spent his childhood and teenage years.

One of the oldest cities in the world Samarkand is 2750-years old. It amazes with its magnificent buildings of the medieval architecture that have been preserved until nowadays. It was here where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected his observatory in the XV century, which had no equal.

Termez is one of the centres of Buddhism, which preserved its importance until the Arab invasion. The religion of Buddhism penetrated into the territory of Central Asia from the South, from the territory of Bactria. It reached its apogee during the reign of the Kushan Empire. The religious monuments of that time are interesting not only for archaeologists, but also for many tourists. Architectural and archaeological monuments, communication with the local people, acquaintance with the history of the country will leave you an unforgettable impression of the trip.

Following the trails of the nomads (9 days / 8 nights)

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Adventure tour “Following the trails of the nomads” is a tour in which you will get to know the amazing free world of the nomads.

While traveling through the mysterious land of Uzbekistan, this region appears to us in all its diversity, combining centuries-old culture of the ancient cities and the life style of the nomads.

Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Duration: 9 days – 8 nights.

Cities to be visited: Tashkent (1 night) – Khiva (1 night) – Bukhara (2 nights) – Yurt- camp (1 night) – Samarkand (2 nights) – Tashkent (1 night)

From ancient time, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva s were an important trading cities on the Silk Road. These cities are to this day famous for their  rich history, unique architectural monuments.

The city of Khiva, which image finally formed in the XVII century, withstood all test of time during its long history, and its loamy walls preserved the masterpieces of the original architecture.

Ancient Bukhara opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. Each stone in this city breathes history. Such great scientists as a doctor and encyclopaedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi worked here.

Samarkand is one of the world’s oldest cities. It’s more than 2750 years old. Its history still boggles the mind with its preserved magnificent buildings of medieval architecture. This is the place, where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected the Observatory in the XV century, which had no equal.

Between Tashkent and Samarkand  the Talgo train “Afrosiab” runs daily. Depending on the time of arrival / departure planned in the program you can do some of the above mentioned routes by train instead of road.

We can change this program or prepare a new one, tailor made according to your wishes and preferences.

Shrines of Uzbekistan (10 days / 9 nights)

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Uzbekistan, located in the very heart of Asia, on the crossroads of trade routes of the Great Silk Road, has a rich history, culture and architectural monuments that attract travellers from all over the world. And at the same time its ancient cities such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva attract believers who go forth to worship the Shrines of Uzbekistan.

During this tour you will experience interesting excursions in conjunction with the pilgrimage to the Holy places.

Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Itinerary duration: 10 days – 9 nights.

Cities to be visited: Tashkent (1 night) – Samarkand (3 nights) – Bukhara (3 nights) – Khiva (1 night) – Tashkent (1 night)

From ancient time, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva s were an important trading cities on the Silk Road. These cities are to this day famous for their  rich history, unique architectural monuments.

The city of Khiva, which image finally formed in the XVII century, withstood all test of time during its long history, and its loamy walls preserved the masterpieces of the original architecture.

Ancient Bukhara opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. Each stone in this city breathes history. Such great scientists as a doctor and encyclopaedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi worked here.

Samarkand is one of the world’s oldest cities. It’s more than 2750 years old. Its history still boggles the mind with its preserved magnificent buildings of medieval architecture. This is the place, where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected the Observatory in the XV century, which had no equal.

Silk Road Odyssey

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karavan_saraiTravel on this trip will give you the chance to receive unusual impressions, to see untouched place time, to communicate with people, whose traditions leave in the deep past and are esteemed to this day.

You will start your journey from the ancient cities of Uzbekistan: Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. The centuries-old history is kept in chronicles of these distinctive cities. Tashkent represents a harmonious combination of the Past and Future. Architectural treasure of the Great Samarkand, comparable to a rich history of Rome and Babylon. Observable landmarks of Bukhara will make you plunge in to the city’s past.

In picturesque Fergana valley in Uzbekistan you will visit Kokand, Margilan and Rishtan cities. Your further way lies through the Osh city on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. Osh, which is a famous trade point on the Great Silk Road, is 3000 years old. From Osh the travel will go on to the Pamir highway over the Taldyk pass (3 615 m). You will view a panorama of unique landscape and mountains of an extraordinary beauty. Climbing down through the pass to Sarytash place you will see the grandeur of Pamir’s snow pinnacles. The next part of your program will be in China.

The main part of the journey will be carried in northwestern part of China, in Xingjian autonomous region. In this majestic place are tangent eastern and western civilizations.

«The native land of dances and songs», «the native land of vegetables and fruits», «the native land of precious stones», «the native land of carpets» – these are about famous cities of Xingjian. Many tourists strive to get in to this majestic region to see the great architecture of Kashgar, Turfan, Kucha, Urumqi; breathe a heaven like spirit of the nature; familiarize with uygur handicraft art and dive into unhurried world of the East.

Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Tashkent – Fergana Valley (Fergana, Kokand, Margelan, Rishtan) – Osh – Sarytash-Kashgar – Kucha, Turfan – Urumqi