Tashkent

Khast Imam Square
Barak-khan Madrassah
Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum
Kukeldash Madrassah
Chorsu Bazaar
Amir Temur Square

Khiva

Ichan Kala – UNESCO Site
Khodja Minaret
Tashauli Palace
Khiva Walking Tour
Dinner with Folklore Show

Gijduvan

Alisher Pottery Making and lunch

Bukhara

Ismail Samani Mausoleum
Chahma-Ayub Mausoleum
Balakhauz Mosque and Ark Fortress
Lab-i-khauz Ensemble and Trading Domes
Sitorai Mohi Hossa and Chor-Minor Madrassah

Samarkand

Registan Square
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Tillya-Kori Madrasah
Ulug-Bek Madrasah
Sher-Dor Madrasah
Bibi-Khanum
Siab Bazaar
Shahi Zinda Necropolis

IMPORTANT NOTES

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  • Itinerary may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond the Company’s control.
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  • Day 1
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    Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan and central Asia’s premier metropolis. Upon arrival, be greeted by our local representative and transfer to your hotel followed by dinner.

    Meals On Board / Dinner

    Day 2
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    Kalta Minor, Ichan Kala

    After breakfast, transfer to the local airport to catch a flight to Urgench followed by a scenic drive to Khiva. Upon arrival, embark on a city tour of Kiva, the museum under the open sky. Visit the inner town of Ichan Kala a UNESCO site to see Kalta Minor, Kunya Ark and Madrassah Rakhimkhon. Visit the Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud – the religious center of Itchan-Kala. It was formed around the tomb of Khiva's patron Pahlavan-Mahmud (1247-1326) whom was a poet, philosopher and wrestler. Climb the steep steps of Khodja minaret and be rewarded with breath taking view of the whole of ancient Khiva. Later in the afternoon continue your city tour with a visit to the Friday mosque and Tashauli Palace/harem. The Palace was built in the 1830s by thousands of Persian slaves and took more than eight years. As a royal residence by prominent Khivan ruler Allah Kuli Khan (1826-42), it is located within the walls of Ichan-Kala or Inner Fortress. The name of Tashauli translates to ‘stone house’, demonstrating an urban interpretation of the traditional, stronghold-like country houses in Khorezm known as “hauli”. In the evening enjoy dinner complete with local folklore show.

    Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Folklore Show

    Day 3
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    Kizil Km desert

    Start your day with a scenic drive to Bukhara via the famed Kizil Km desert also known as the Red Sand Desert in Turkic. There will be photo stops to view the desert flora and fauna. Do look out for some the mammals like the Russian tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii) and a large lizard known as the Transcaspian or Desert Monitor, which can reach lengths of 1.6 m as well the Saiga Antelope. Stop by the Amudarya river bank for your lunch before continue to Bukhara.

    Breakfast / Boxed Lunch / Dinner

    Day 4
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    Ark Fortress

    Bukhara, former capital and a centre of Islamic learning, has over 300 mosques and was known as the holiest city in Asia with its 80 Madrassah. This incredible city, one of the most famous names of medieval Islam, is home to hundreds of registered monuments. Look around - they're literally everywhere. On your today, we will visit some of the main highlights (listed below), as well some lesser known sights along the way. Bring a fully charged camera battery. In no particular order we will visit:.Full day sightseeing tour of Bukhara: Visit – Lab-i-khauz ensemble,the pool and chaikhana of which is the modern centre of traditional Uzbekistan. Visit Madrassah Nadir Devanbegi,Nadir Devanbegi Khanaga, Mogaki Attari Mosque, Poi Kalon Minaret and mosque, see Madrassahs Aziz Khan and Ulugbek. Enjoy lunch at the national house of Rakhmon where Here you will see a unique collection of ancient suzani (embroidered wall hangings) wall hangings and taste one of delicious national dishes, cooked specially for you by home owners. Later visit Ark Fortress, Balakhauz mosque, mausoleum of Ismail Samanid, Chashma Ayub and an excursion to Makam Sheik Bahauddin Naqshbandi – famous Sufi spiritual leader of this region in 14th century. In the evening before dinner enjoy an amazing performance of folk ensemble in one of the oldest and beautiful medieval Madrassah of Bukhara – Nadir Devanbegi. Here you will have a unique opportunity to join the culture of the Uzbek people, to feel an oriental spirit, including traditional dances music.

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    Day 5
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    Pottery making

    Enjoy a morning drive to Samarkand via Gijduvan. Stop at Gijduvan to visit the house of famous potter Alisher and see all the processes from clay to pottery making. Gijduvan pottery is famous for unique coloration and techniques. Lunch with the Alisher family with bread making and shashlyk (skewered and grilled cubes of meat). After lunch continue your drive to Samarkand arriving on time for dinner.

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    Day 6
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    Ulug-bek Madrasah

    No name is so evocative of the Silk Road as Samarkand. It is one of the oldest existing cities in the world and the oldest of Central Asia. Built on the site of Afrosiab, which dated from the 3rd or 4th millennium B.C., Samarkand was known to the ancient Greeks as Marakanda; ruins of the old settlement remain north of the present city. Enjoy half a day tour of Samarkand to see the famous Registan Square which is considered to be the heart of Samarkand. View the three beautiful madrasahs mainly the Ulug-Bek Madrasah built in the fifteenth century; the Tillya-Kori Madrasah built in the seventeenth century; the Sher-Dor Madrasah, also built

    in the seventeenth century. Also visit Gur Emir - mausoleum of Great Tamerlane. View the grandest structure of Amir Temur’s times - the chief Friday Mosque – Bibi-Khanum, the Siab bazaar and Shahi Zinda necropolis. Later in the afternoon, transfer to the railway station for your train to Tashkent.

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    Day 7
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    Khast Imam Square

    Start your day touring the old part of the city to visit the Khast Imam Square – which is the place where relics of the Muslim world are collected and which is also the religious center of Tashkent and a place of worship for Muslim pilgrims. Khast Imam is located in the old Tashkent city, within blocks of small mud houses. Sights included are Barak-Khan (XVI cent.), Tilla-Sheikh Mosque (XIX century), Mausoleum of St. Kaffal Shashi (XV cent.) and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari, where future preachers are taught, a rich library of oriental manuscripts can also be found there. The world famous Koran of Caliph Osman has been preserved and kept there as well. Ottoman Koran is known as the primary source of Islam holy book that was written in the middle of VII century period. After lunch, visit Kukeldash Madrassah and Chorsu bazaar – the oldest market in Tashkent. The bazaar for hundreds of years ago was one of the busiest bazaars in Central Asia, since it is located on the silk route. The location hasn’t changed in all these years but the old buildings have now been replaced by modern buildings. After an early dinner, bid farewell to Tashkent as you transfer to the airport for the flight to Singapore.

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    Day 8
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    Home Sweet Home

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    Kalta Minor, Ichan Kala

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    Ark Fortress

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    Pottery making

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    Ulug-bek Madrasah

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    Khast Imam Square

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    Home Sweet Home

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    Never knew Uzbek is one of the most beautiful countires and full of heritage.