Tour to Central Asia with countries rich cultures and traditions

Tour to Central Asia.

Tour to Central Asia with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.

Tour to Central Asia will pass along the caravan routes of the Great Silk Road through the cities located on the territory of modern Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

Tour to Central Asia includes Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan, Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, modern Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, Samarkand and Bukhara with turquoise domes, Khiva with an unfinished minaret. Seven lakes and old Penjikent in Tajikistan, white marble Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, and the famous crater in the lifeless desert.

Тour to Central Asia is a great option to enjoy the beauty of Islamic buildings located in the cities of the Great Silk Road.

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Tour to Central Asia.

Day 1 Arrival in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan
Arrivе to Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan, the largest metropolis located in the foothills of the Zailiysky Alatau, meet at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Check-in to the booked room after 14:00. Time to unwind after a long flight.

Day 2 Tour in Almaty (Breakfast)
After breakfast, a sightseeing tour of Almaty with a visit to the park named after 28 Panfilov guardsmen, the Ascension Cathedral, the Green Bazaar, the Republic Square with the Independence Monument of Kazakhstan. After the city tour of Almaty, departure to the Ile-Alatau National Park, where the Medeu mountain complex and the Shymbulak ski resort locates. Upon arrival in Chimbulak, a trip on the cable car. Return to Almaty by 18:00. Transfer to the hotel. Free time.

Day 3 Flight to Bishkek to the capital of Kyrgyzstan (Breakfast) (Kazakhstan / Kyrgyzstan)
Breakfast, transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Bishkek upon arrival, meeting, transfer to the hotel. After a short rest, a city tour of Bishkek with Ala-Too Square, Lenin Monument, White House, Manas Monument, Mikhail Frunze Museum, Historical Museum, Oak Park, Opera and Ballet Theater, square with an eternal flame, Manas Avenue.

Day 4 Continuation of the trip Kyrgyzstan, later flight to the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent (Breakfast, lunch) (Kyrgyzstan / Uzbekistan).
Breakfast, drive to the Don-Aryk village with a stop at the Burana tower along the road, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This day in Kyrgyzstan will be unforgettable and exciting with participation as a spectator in the Kyrgyz national horse game Ulak-Tartysh. Also planned a lunch at the house of a Kyrgyz family with national dishes, a demonstration of the construction of a yurt with participation in the process, where Kyrgyz women will explain the meaning and use of each part yurt. After completing all the activities, drive to Bishkek airport for flight at 18:00 to Tashkent, arrival at 18:30, meeting and transfer to the hotel for rest and overnight.

Day 5 Excursion in Tashkent, departure to Samarkand by bullet train Afrosiab (Breakfast)
After a breakfast city tour of Tashkent will start from the old city of Tashkent with a visit to the Khast-Imam ensemble, where the hair of the Prophet Muhammad and the Koran of Caliph Uthman keep in the Muyi Muborak madrasah. Next comes the Chorsu bazaar, where you can bargain for spices, dried fruits, and souvenirs. Tour in Tashkent also includes Amir Timur Square, Independence Square, Monument Courage, and Museum of Applied Arts. At the end of the city tour Tashkent, transfer to the station, departure at 18:00 by Afrasiab train to Samarkand. At 18:00, arrival at the Samarkand railway station, meeting transfer to the hotel for night and rest.

Day 6 Trip to Tajikistan to Seven Lakes from Samarkand (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to the Jartepa border (passing customs and passport control on both sides on your own), cross the border, meet on the Tajik side, depart to the Seven Lakes, located in the rocky Fann Mountains in northwestern Tajikistan. The lakes are a series of seven magnificent lakes of all types, sizes and colours. On the way to the village Padrud, visit picturesque lakes one after another, each of which is more beautiful than the other. The lakes change colour from black to green to bright blue. List of lakes visiting Nezhgon, Soya, Nofin, Khurdak, Marguzor, Khazorchazma. The overnight stay will take place in a guest house in the village of Padrud, Penjikent region, Sughd region of Tajikistan. Administratively, it is part of the Shing Rural Community. Population - 600 people. Distance from the village to the centre of Penjikent is 58 km, to Dushanbe 310 km.

Day 7 Seven Lakes - Penjikent - Samarkand (Breakfast) (Tajikistan / Uzbekistan)
After breakfast, drive to Penjikent, rooted in ancient history on the Great Silk Road. Upon arrival, an excursion in Penjikent will take place with a visit to the Museum of Ancient Penjikent and the excavations where the famous Penjikent frescoes of the 6th-7th centuries were discovered well as the Penjiken bazaar. At the end of the excursion, transfer to the Tajik-Uzbek border, cross the border, meet on the Uzbek side, transfer to Samarkand, accommodation at the hotel for the night and rest.

Day 8 Excursion in Samarkand, departure to Bukhara by bullet train Afrosiab (Breakfast)
After breakfast, a tour of Samarkand will start from Registan Square, where three magnificent madrasahs of Ulugbek, Tilya-Kori and Sherdor locates. In 1888, the traveller and future Viceroy of India, George Curzon, called the Registan "the noblest public square in the world." Registan square host the Sharq Taronalari International Festival of Traditional Music every two years. Also, the city tour in Samarkand includes the Gur-Emir mausoleum, the Rukhabad and Ak-Saray mausoleums, the Bibi-Khanum mosque, the Siab bazaar, the Khazret-Khizir mosque, the Shahi-Zinda ensemble and the Ulugbek observatory. At the end of the city tour in Samarkand, transfer to the station, departure at 18:00 by Afrasiab train to Bukhara. At 18:00, arrive at the Bukhara railway station, meet, transfer to the hotel overnight and rest.

Day 9 Tour in Bukhara (Breakfast)
After breakfast, a walking tour of Bukhara in the excursion program - the Samanid mausoleum, a masterpiece of brick architecture. The Chashmayi-Ayub mausoleum is the most mysterious building in Bukhara. Bolo-Hauz Mosque with minaret and ancient pool. Ark fortress with an old prison Zindan. Poi-Kalyan architectural ensemble, consisting of the Kalyan minaret, the Kalyan mosque and the Miri Arab madrasah. Built-in 1417 by Timur's grandson, ruler and astronomer Ulugbek, the Ulugbek madrasah. Trading domes; Toki-Zargaron, Tim-Abdullah-khan, Toki-Telpak Furushon and Toki-Sarrafon. Maghoki-Attori mosque, Khoja-Gaukushan ensemble, Abdurakhman Alam madrasah, Karavan Saray Nugai, Bukhara synagogue, Lyabi-Hauz square. The tour of Bukhara will end at the historic mosque and Chor-Minor madrasah, which are part of the World Heritage Site.

Day 10 From Bukhara on an excursion to Merv and a flight from Mary to Ashgabat (Breakfast) (Uzbekistan / Turkmenistan)
Breakfast, transfer to the Uzbek-Turkmen border Farab, crossing it, meeting on the Turkmen side, a trip to Merv, the satrapy of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Merv reached the zenith of its glory as of the capital of the Seljuk Sultan Sanjar (reigned 1118-1157) and his successors. UNESCO World Heritage Site has listed old Merv since 1999. In Merv, the visit includes the mausoleum of Sultan Sanjar, Sultan-Kala, the mausoleum of Muhammad-ibn-Zeid, the Erk-Kala fortress, the Gaur-Kala fortress, a Buddhist temple, and the ruins of the small and large Kyz-Kala. After the excursion in Merv, transfer to Mary airport for flight to Ashgabat at 22:05. Arrive in Ashgabat at 23:05, meet at the airport, transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay and rest.

Day 11 Excursion in Ashgabat, night near the Darvaza gas crater (Breakfast, dinner)
After breakfast, excursion around Ashgabat, departure to inspect the Parthian fortress of Nisa, located 18 km from Ashgabat, which has survived to this day in good condition, consists of Old and New Nisa. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The next object of the tour of Ashgabat will be the Turkmenbashi Rukhi Mosque, built on the initiative of the first President of Turkmenistan, Turkmenbashi. The excursion part of the city of Ashgabat includes visits to the Independence Monument, the Main Museum of Turkmenistan, the Arch of Neutrality, the President's Palace Square, the Bagt Koshgi Wedding Palace, and the Ertogrulgazy Mosque. After the end of the sightseeing tour of Ashgabat in the afternoon, drive through the Karakum Desert to the famous gas crater Darvaza. The first to reach the bottom of the Darvaza gas crater was George Kurunis from Canada. Darwaza Crater, better known as the Door to Hell, still burns today, a surreal sign of a barren landscape. Arrival to the crater, setting up a tent camp, watching games with fire explosions, night photography and an unforgettable dinner at the gas crater in Turkmenistan.

Day 12 Gas crater Darwaza, excursion in Kunya Urgench and further to Khiva (Breakfast) (Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan)
Breakfast, departure to the Turkmen-Uzbek border, on the way to the Shavat border, stop in Kunya-Urgench to see the sights of this Turkmen region. Kunya-Urgench was an important trade centre on the Silk Road and the capital of the Khorezm region. The visit program includes the Ak-Kala fortress, the Mamun minaret, the Il-Arslan mausoleum crowned with a 12-sided conical dome, faced with glazed bricks. Mausoleum of Sultan Tekesh, the minaret of Kutlug-Timur 60 meters high, Seyit Akhmet's mausoleum and the Turabek-Khanum mausoleum, which later became the burial vault of the Kungrat Sufi dynasty. Later arrival to the Turkmen-Uzbek border of Shavat, crossing it, meeting on the Uzbek side, transfer to Khiva, accommodation at the hotel for rest upon arrival.

Day 13 Excursion in Khiva - transfer to Urgench airport, flight to Tashkent (Breakfast, dinner)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel, check-in luggage to the luggage room, start a walking tour of the Ichan-Kala fortress with 51 monuments and 250 buildings of historical importance, protected by UNESCO since 1990. The city tour Khiva includes a visit to the unfinished minaret, the Juma mosque with unique columns, the Alla-Kulli-khan madrasah, the Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum, the majestic Islam-Khoja minaret and other various caravanserais, mosques, mausoleums and bazaars. Before leaving Khiva, farewell dinner with a master class on cooking tukhumbarak (egg dumplings typical for Khiva cuisine) will occur. Transfer to Urgench airport, at 22:05 flight to Tashkent by flight HY052. At 23:05, arrival in Tashkent, meeting at the airport, transfer to a hotel for rest and overnight before flying home.

Day 14. Today is the last day of the tour in Central Asia.
Breakfast, check-out from the hotel, transfer to Islam Karimov International Airport for the flight home. Thus, the 14-days exciting tourist program in Central Asia will end at the airport.

Price for 1 pax
Accommodation in 3* Hotel
Double/twin room
$2,409
Single room
$2,669
Accommodation in 4* Hotel
Double/twin room
$2,641
Single room
$2,966
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Prices valid until: 31.12.2022

Included / Not Included

Tour to Central Asia includes

  • accommodation in a standard double/twin room;
  • air tickets Almaty - Bishkek, Bishkek - Tashkent, Mary - Ashgabat, Urgench – Tashkent, economy class;
  • train tickets TashkentSamarkand, Samarkand - Bukhara, economy class;
  • meals according to program (breakfast, lunch, dinner);
  • all excursions according to the program with an English-speaking accompanying guide (if necessary, you can order an accompanying or local guide in German, Spanish, Italian, French, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Russian);
  • cost of entrance tickets, according to the program;
  • transport for the whole tour with a/c;
  • one bottle of mineral water (1.5 litres) for each day of the tour per person;
  • photo & video costs during the city tour program;
  • visa support to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (if necessary).

Tour to Central Asia excludes

  • early check-in and late check-out from the hotels;
  • personal cash expenses;
  • excess baggage, which is more than 20 kg;
  • travel insurance;
  • visa cost to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.

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