Uzbek Tour 5
Uzbek Tour 5
Duration of tour: 6 days
Highlights: Tashkent - Nukus - Kungrat - Sudochye - Aral Sea - Muinak - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva - Tashkent
Day 1: Tashkent - Nukus
Uzbek Tour 5 is waiting for you! Our tours promise to be on a high level. When you arrive in Tashkent, the guide will meet you and transfer to the city. You will start your day visiting the Independence square which is defined to be a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. We will walk along the local Broadway and take vibrant photos on tours. It is important to visit Tashkent metro and learn more about it. Actually it was opened in 1977. The tour will be continued visiting the old part of the city which includes: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex where travelers can find several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. In Tashkent, travelers will find the Othman Quran which is defined to be the world's oldest Quran copy found in the 8th century. Evening flight to Nukus. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Nukus - Kungrat - Sudochye - Aral Sea
In the morning we will drive to Aral Sea. It will take nine hours. On the way you will pass through following route: Nukus - Kungrad - Plato Ustyurt - Sudochye Lake - Aral Sea. We will stop at Gaur Kala Fortress ("fortress of the infidels"), built in the fourth century B.C. The walls of the site are bounded by the well-kept till our days a few throttleholds. We are sure you will like it on tours. On arrival to Aral Sea you explore the surroundings. Overnight is in a tent.
Day 3: Aral Sea - Muinak - Nukus - Tashkent
Waking up early in the morning, you will enjoy outstanding nature. Later on, we will drive to canyons of Ustyurt and drive towards Muinak via the dried bottom of the sea. The town of Muynak is one of the wonderful examples of the ecological calamity in the region. It was once the largest Karakalpakstan's port and Aral Sea center of fishery. On arrival in Muinak visit the necropolis of ship in ex-shore of the Aral Sea and town museum. Then we will drive to Nukus. On arrival, you will have flight to Tashkent. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 4: Nukus - Ayaz Qala - Tuprak Qala - Khiva
The tour will start by driving to Khiva. It is the most ancient city in Uzbekistan of fascinating sites. Its history is connected with Khorezmshah's State with its capital in Urgench in past times. In the 10th century Khiva is stated as a main trading center on the Silk Road where caravans had a stop here on their way to China and back with the help of camels with baggage. On the way we will visit two famous fortresses as Ayaz Qala and Turpak Qala. Ayaz Qala is a primeval castle of Khorezm, dedicated to the warrior-slave Ayaz, who was a Turkic folklore hero. Fortress was found in the II century AD. Tuprak Qala, means "clay fort". It was the imperial city of Khorezmian ruler Artav. Archeologists entitlement that fortress was built in I or II centuries AD and engaged until 6th century AD. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Khiva - Tashkent
We are glad to present the next day of visiting the oldest city of Uzbekistan. You will visit Ichan Qala. It is the inner city in Khiva smooth-edged with sturdy walls. Travelers will see the centuries old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses malformed Ichan Qala into wonderful city. Ichan Qala involves about 400 traditional dwelling houses and as well as 60 architectural and incredible monuments. In 1969 Ichan Qala was elected a bygone and architectural preservation area. The most extraordinary sites in it are the Kunya Ark fortress found in the 17th century by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace belonged to Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Afterwards is flight to Tashkent. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport. Uzbek Tour 5 is completed. We are thankful for tours!
02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus
Price per person:
02 pax - 830 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 610 $
08 pax - 575 $
10 pax - 555 $
Single - 70 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
*Half board - 40 $
*Full board - 65 $
*Entrance fees - 45 $ available with escort guide only
English speaking guide - local 130 $ or escort 370 $ per group
Flight tickets Urgench - Tashkent - from 80 $ per person
Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus - from 80 $ per person
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
Aral Sea - "Tents"
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus
- Flight tickets Urgench - Tashkent