Navruz tour 2023 Uzbekistan with horse game kupkari.
Navruz tour to Uzbekistan.
We bring to your attention a 10-day tour to Uzbekistan with the Navruz holiday, celebrated in Central Asia, the Balkans, the Middle East, the Caucasus, the Black Sea basin and other regions with 300 million people.
Navruz tour to Uzbekistan includes Tashkent, Samarkand, and the village of Urgut, with a visit to the Ulaktartish equestrian game associated with the celebration of Novruz, Bukhara, Khiva and the Ugam-Chatkal reserve.
Tour to Uzbekistan for Navruz will provide a unique opportunity to see musicians travelling on decorated vehicles with traditional characters Bahor-Khanum (Lady-Spring), Dehkan-Bobo (Grandfather-Farmer), Momo-Er (Mother-earth).
Tour to Uzbekistan for Navruz to a mysterious country in the East where the history of cities goes back thousands of years. The sun shines all year round, reflecting people's unique nature and beautiful hearts.
Take a trip to Uzbekistan for Navruz, stroll through the festively decorated streets where delicious spring dishes are prepared and sold, fairs and concerts are held, and people in bright national clothes meet Navruz.
Arrival in Tashkent, meeting at the airport, transfer to a small cosy hotel in the centre of Tashkent. -
Tashkent - it is 2,200 years old, it is still young and beautiful.
Tashkent, the centre of Central Asia, is the most beautiful capital of the entire region. Very hospitable people live in Tashkent. The best restaurants, museums, nightclubs are concentrated in Tashkent.
After breakfast, check out with luggage from the hotel, meet with the local guide at 09:00, start sightseeing in Tashkent, and visit Hasti Imam Square, Oriental Chorsu Bazaar, and Kukeldash Mosque. Excursion by metro to Mustakilik square with stops at Cosmonauts and Alisher Navoi stations. Walking tour around Mustakilik Square with fountains, visit the Monument of Courage, the Opera House, Amir Temur Square and the Museum of Applied Arts. At the end tour in Tashkent, transfer to the station for departure by Spanish train Afrasiab to Samarkand at 18:45. Upon arrival at the Samarkand railway station at 21:00, the driver will meet and deliver to the hotel for check-in and rest. -
Samarkand is the capital of Tamerlane's empire.
More recently, before the collapse of the USSR, Uzbeks, Tajiks, Persians, Jews, Russians, Tatars lived side by side in Samarkand, and they all adopted some cultures and traditions from each other. This period was the best that happened with Samarkand. Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Timur, who made Samarkand the capital of their empire, left unforgettable stories about Samarkand.
Breakfast, meeting with a local guide, drive to the village of Urgut to watch the spectacular Kupkari game, which is held on the occasion of the Navruz holiday, symbolizing the awakening, renewal of nature and the beginning of the New Year. After the end of the Kupkari game, return to Samarkand to visit Registan Square, Gur-Emir Mausoleum and Bibi Khanum Mosque and to walks along the festively decorated streets, where mass celebrations, fairs, and concerts occur. -
Navruz means “new day” or “new day of the new year”.
Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal for all peoples, a time of expectations and hopes for peace between people, a good harvest, love and harmony in the family, health and happiness of children, and all these expectations embodied in the spring holiday of Navruz, which celebrated on March 21.
On the day of Navruz, in the cities of Uzbekistan, there are mass festivities, concerts, fairs, sports competitions, kupkari games, various national dishes are prepared, such as sumalak, Halim, somsa, hasip, pilaf.
Breakfast, check-out from the hotel with luggage, meeting with a local guide, continuing the tour of Samarkand, visiting the Oriental Siab Market, the Shahi-Zinda necropolis, the Gumbaz synagogue, the Hazrat-Khizr Mosque, the Mausoleum of St. Daniel, where Muslims, Christians and Jews come to pray, the Afrasiab Museum and the final point of the Ulugbek Observatory. After the tour ends in Samarkand, transfer to the train station for departure by the Spanish Afrosiab train to Bukhara at 21:08. Upon arrival in Bukhara at 22:39, meeting with the driver, transfer to the hotel for check-in and rest. -
Bukhara is a city of scientists and religious scholars of its time.
On December 21, 1993, UNESCO included the old part of Bukhara in the UNESCO World Heritage List, since it is the most sacred city in Central Asia. The city has architectural structures with a thousand-year history. Bukhara is one of the best places in Central Asia to explore Russian Turkestan.
Breakfast, meeting with a local guide at 09:00 to start a tour in Bukhara. City tour in Bukhara includes a visit to the following UNESCO-protected sites; Samanid mausoleums and Chashma Ayub with the source of St. Job, Bolo-Hauz Mosque, Ark Fortress, ancient Zindan prison, Poi-Kalon ensemble, Toki-Zargaron trade domes, Toki-Tilpak Furushon, Toki-Saraffon and Tim Abdullah-khan, Ulugbek and Abdulaziz-khan madrassas, mosque Magoki-Attari, Synagogue, Lyabi Hauz ensemble with three madrassas, Kukeldash, Khanaka, Nadir-Divan-Begi and Chor-Minor mosque. -
Bukhara has been a centre of traders and travellers since its foundation over 2500 years ago.
"Bukhoro-i-Sharif", "Noble", "Sacred" - are some of the many epithets that this ancient city was awarded. Bukhara is one of the few cities globally that has been continuously growing and developing in the same place.
Breakfast, check-out from the hotel with baggage, and drive to Khiva through the Kyzylkum desert with a stop on the way to see the Amu Darya river. Late in the afternoon, arrive in Khiva check-in to the guest house with an excellent location in Ichan-Kala fortress. From 18:00 to 19:00, there will be a walking tour through the narrow streets of the Ichan-Kala fortress, accompanied by a local guide to admire the architectural structure, illuminated by colourful pendants. -
Highway А-380 "Guzar-Bukhara-Nukus-Beyneu".
The road to Khiva from Bukhara goes along the A-380 "Guzar-Bukhara-Nukus-Beyneu" highway through the majestic steppes of Central Asia. On the way, admire the views of the Kyzyl Kum Desert from the Uzbek side and the Karakum Desert from the Turkmen side.
In the vastness of the Kyzylkum desert, there are the largest open-pit mines for gold production Muruntau and a uranium mine near the town of Uchkuduk.
After breakfast, meet with a local guide at 09:00, begin a walking tour of Khiva, visit the Kalta-Minor minaret, the Muhammad Amin-khan madrasah, and the Kunya-Ark fortress with summer and summer winter mosques, a harem, and Ak-Sheikh-Bobo bastion. And also other sights on Khiva the list includes Madrasah of Muhammad Niyaz Divanbegi, Mausoleum of Said Allauddin, Madrasah of Kozi-Kalon, Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim Khan II, Juma Mosque with 218 unique wooden columns, Yunus-khan Mosque, Pakhlavan-Mahmud mausoleum with a beautiful turquoise dome, Shergazy-khan madrasah, 57-meter minaret and Islam-Khoja madrasah, Ak mosque, Anush-khan's baths, madrasah Ala-Kuli-khan, Tash-khauli palace and Ichan-Kala fortress walls. -
Khiva is the city of ancient Khorezm, a pearl of oriental architecture.
The oldest city of the Khorezm state. A sandy tale. An open-air museum. All these wonderful words about Khiva - an amazing city that beckons everyone with its charm.
2500-year-old Khiva is included in the 1990 UNESCO World Heritage List. Khiva is located 30 kilometres from the centre of the Khorezm region of Urgench. One of the legends says that Khiva was founded by Shem, the son of the biblical Noah.
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant, check-out from the hotel with luggage, transfer to Urgench airport, and flight to Tashkent at 09:00. Arrive in Tashkent at 11:00, meet with the guide and driver, and transfer to Beldersay gorge in Ugam-Chatkal national park. The road to Beldersay passes through picturesque places; on some road sections, one can see the rapidly flowing blue river Chirchik. Arrival in Beldersay, outdoor recreation. Free time to rise by ropewalk Kumbel Peak to admire the panoramic views of the mountains and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Next, transfer to the Dustlik tourist camp, surrounded by wild nature. Check-in to camp for overnight stay. -
Beldersay - Aspen of Central Asia.
Uzbekistan is famous not only for its ancient architectural monuments but also for its magnificent mountain landscapes. One of these places is the Beldersay gorge in the Ugam-Chatkal nature reserve, where tourists from the CIS countries and far abroad come to enjoy the natural beauty of Uzbekistan.
Breakfast, check-out from the tourist camp with luggage, meet with a guide, and drive to Charvak lake, where it will be possible to swim in the lake or ride a water vehicle at your own expense. Afternoon return to Tashkent with a stop at the Bochka (barrel) for late lunch. Bochka is a special place that serves as a kind of Mecca for the gastronomic tourists of Uzbekistan. There are many restaurants and cafes offering dishes of national cuisine and from river fishes. Bochka is also considered a trendy meeting place where you can always meet many people. The local soup Mastava, sometimes called liquid pilaf, deserves special attention. It was Mastava that made this place popular among Tashkent residents. Many Tashkent residents come here after work to relax, have dinner, and hang out in this remarkable place. In the late afternoon, arrival in Tashkent, transfer to the hotel for check-in. -
Breakfast, check-out from the hotel with luggage, meeting with the driver, transfer to the airport, where check-in for the return flight home will be waiting. A 10-days tour in Uzbekistan will end here at the airport of Tashkent.
Price for 1 pax
Accommodation in a 3 * hotel and guest houses according to the program
The Leader Hotel is located near the centre of Tashkent city and has air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, a kettle, a desk, a shower and bathrobes. In addition, the hotel provides its guests with free Wi-Fi and breakfast in its small and cosy restaurant.
Hotel Sabrina on Yusuf Hamadoni street 15a in Samarkand, 900 m from the centre, has a garden terrace. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, a wardrobe and a desk. In addition, the hotel offers its guests free Wi-Fi and breakfast in a small restaurant.
Rizo Boutique Hotel in Bukhara has a bar, restaurant, ATM, shared lounge, shared kitchen, currency exchange and free Wi-Fi. Air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area, safe, bed linen and a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and slippers.
Islam Khoja Guest House locates in the inner city of the UNESCO-protected Ichan-Kala fortress, and everything is within walking distance. From the windows of the rooms, there is a beautiful view of the Islam-Khoja minaret. The guest house serves a delicious and hearty breakfast.
Islam Khoja Guest House offer its guests a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi. In addition, the guest house provides air-conditioned rooms with a work desk, private bathroom, slippers and bed linen.