Tour To Uzbekistan "Two Legends" 4 Days (Bukhara-Samarkand)

A four-day cultural tour to sunny Uzbekistan will take you from the modern metropolis to the peaceful silence of Bukhara and Samarkand, to the fabulous world of cities considered to be the “edem” of the ancient East. You will get acquainted with the history of the emergence of these cities, which were the concentration of ancient science and culture in Central Asia.

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4 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Entrance fees to museums, for visiting sights, monuments
    • Guide
    • Transportation during the tour
    • Railway tickets economy class
    • Hotel accommodation according to the program + Tours
    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Meetings and seeing
    • Entry/Admission - Samanid Mausoleum
    • Entry/Admission - Moschea Bolo-khauz
    • Entry/Admission - Ark of Bukhara
    • Entry/Admission - Poi Kalyan Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Chor-Minor
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa)
    • Entry/Admission - Chor-Bakr necropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Gur Emir Mausoleum
    • Entry/Admission - Registan
    • Entry/Admission - Bibi Khanym Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Shah-i-Zinda
    • Entry/Admission - Afrasiyab Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Daniel's Tomb
    What's excluded :
    • International flights to Uzbekistan and back
    • Fee for photo and video shooting in museums and monuments
    • Lunches and dinners in local cafes and restaurants
    • Additional services in hotels
    • Tips for guide and chauffeur
    • Extra leisure

  • Day 1: Welcome to Bukhara, the Pearl of the East

    Stop At: Samanid Mausoleum, M. Ashrafi Street Samonids Recreation Park, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    During the reign of the country, the Samanid dynasty, culture and economics flourished. Many historical monuments were built during their rule, but everything has been destroyed to this day, only the Samanid mausoleum has remained intact.
    From the ancient history it became clear that the mausoleum was built by the founder of the Samanid state - Ismail Samani. The construction was raised for his father - Ahmad ibn Saad. After the death of Ismail Samani, he was buried in the same mausoleum, and his grandson there. As a result, the mausoleum became the tomb of the Samanid dynasty.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Moschea Bolo-khauz, Registan square, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    This ensemble includes a mosque of 1712 with a graceful column aivan, attached at the beginning of the twentieth century, a minaret built in 1917 by the folk master Usto Shirin Muradov (a small copy of the Kalyan minaret), and a reservoir. The air space of the aivan is attached to the columns crowned with elegant stalactite capitals. They are graceful and unusual in shape and proportions. The carving on ganch on its walls, the intricacies of geometrical ornaments are skillfully executed. The walls of the spacious hall of the mosque are painted with large floral and geometric patterns.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ark of Bukhara, Afrosiab St, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    Arch - citadel, built near the Registan Square. It has the shape of a kind of rectangle and since the time of construction it has been a significant architectural monument of the state. The external image of the cultural heritage looks as if it has never been destroyed.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Poi Kalyan Mosque, Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    The tall Kalyan minaret is rightfully used as a visiting card of the old Bukhara. Next to it is a mosque, which is connected to the minaret by a small bridge. In ancient times with this minaret the citizens called for azan, the guilty were executed.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lyabi Khause, Divan-Beghi, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Buxoro, Uzbekistan
    Lyabi-Hauz, which means “the coast of the pond”. The number of inhabitants of the old city could quench their thirst. But in 1920-1930. Many of them were at risk of contracting infectious diseases through water.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel 3 * in Bukhara

    Day 2: Goodbye Bukhara and Hi Star Samarkand

    Stop At: Chor-Minor, Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    Translated from the Persian "Chor minor" means "four minarets." This is one of the most famous monuments of Bukhara. It is located on a small square, which is located in Lyabi-house. The building was represented by four low minarets. Each of the minarets is decorated in its own way. Reflection of four world religions. This is an interesting building, which is worth a visit, spending your holidays in Uzbekistan.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), Bukhara Uzbekistan
    At 4 km. From the city of Bukhara, is located the wonderful summer residence of Bukhara Khan - Sitorai Mohi-Khosa. It is a must-visit. The residence was built at the end of the 19th century. The whole complex is made with notes of European style. This is expressed in the decoration of the facade, decoration of rooms. The presence of many mirrors in the rooms is amazing. On the territory of the palace there are small ponds where ducks swim today and that they develop proud peacocks and turkeys. You can see all this beauty with your own eyes by ordering tours to Uzbekistan.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chor-Bakr necropolis, 6 km west of Bukhara, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    Mazar Chor-Bakr was erected for the burial of the Ruybari clan. They were known during the reign of the Samonids, when they held high political posts in the country. Translated, the word “chor” means four, and “bakr” means flawless. Consequently, only 4 people from this family have made their family holy.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel 3 * in Samarkand

    Day 3: Meet Magic Samarkand

    Stop At: Gur Emir Mausoleum, Samarkand Uzbekistan
    The majestic Gur Emir is the family tomb of Amir Temur and his descendants. Initially, the building was intended for an educational Islamic center. Construction began Amura Temur's favorite grandson - Muhammad Sultan. But in connection with the sudden death of Muhammad, Amir Temur, deeply and painfully endured this loss, ordered to make a mausoleum here and bury his grandson with all the honors. The construction of madrasahs and khanaki, begun in 1403, turned into the construction of a tomb, which Ulugbek already completed.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Registan St, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
    Like any country in the world, Uzbekistan has its traditional symbols that pop up in the mind when you name a country. For example, pilaf, cotton, Kalyan minaret, etc. But at the name of the city of Samarkand, the appearance of the Registan, the square, which in ancient times was the center of everything, immediately appeared in my head.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bibi Khanym Mosque, Guzarskiy Lane, Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
    Узбекистан является настоящим достоянием истории, потому что здесь расположены уникальные архитектурные памятники, датируемые многими веками назад. Здесь можно не только вдоволь налюбоваться воочию на человеческие строения – невообразимые, величественные, волшебные, но также и послушать истории об их создании. Вот, к примеру, в Самарканде располагается самая большая мечеть Центральной Азии – Биби-Ханым, о которой и пойдет речь.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Central Bazaar, Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
    Any eastern city must have its famous bazaar. In Samarkand, this is Siab Bazaar.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel 3 * in Samarkand

    Day 4: We learn closer Magnificent Samarkand and say goodbye to Uzbekistan

    Stop At: Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand Uzbekistan
    Uzbekistan is an amazing country where the past intertwines with the present. Here among the modern city you can see the ancient monuments of architecture, which have absorbed and display all the best of the era during which they were built. Walking along the streets of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, you begin to feel yourself in another time. A very vivid example of past centuries can be considered the necropolis of Shahi-Zinda, which is located in Samarkand.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ulugh Beg Observatory, Samarkand Uzbekistan
    The Ulugbek Observatory was built between 1424 and 1428 by Muhammad Taragay Ulugbek, the grandson of Amir Temur, the ruler of Samarkand. Even in his childhood, he became interested in the science of stars and planets. And after becoming the ruler, he began to realize the dream of his own observatory.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Afrasiyab Museum, Toshkent yo'li, Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
    The sandy city of Afrosiab or the site of Afrosiab are yellow-gray sandy hills spread over an area of ​​200 hectares. Archaeologists and historians believe that the site was once the famous Marakanda, the central city and capital of Sogdiana.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Saint Daniel's Tomb, Toshkent yo'li, Samarkand 140164 Uzbekistan
    The tomb of the prophet Daniel is located at the holy spring on the northern hill of Afrosiab. The tomb was built on the place where Amir Temur buried the hand of the prophet Daniel brought from the city of Susa. It is said that when Temur was returning to Samarkand, passing this particular place, his horse kicked the ground with a hoof and suddenly a source hammered out from under his hoof. The governor ordered to build a tomb here.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel 3 * in Samarkand
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our driver will meet you at the airport of Bukhara, with a sign "Minzifa Travel"Airports
    • Bukhara Airport, Bukhara Uzbekistan
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/10/2019 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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