Uzbekistan Mixed tour “Feel like Uzbek” 12 days Tashkent – Urgench (Khiva) – Bukhara – Samarkand – Tashkent (including yurt camping and homestay)
Day 1: Arrive in Tashkent. Transfer to the Hotel. Depends of which time you will arrive. If at morning time you will have a day excursion in Tashkent with a guide.
Day 2: Morning flight to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva. Accommodation in the Hotel. City tour including Ichon-Qala Gates & Walls, Mohammed Amin Khan Medressa - 1850s, Kalta Minor minaret, Kukhna Ark, Summer mosque, Mohamed Rakhim Khan Medressa, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum & Music Museum, Juma Mosque & around. Mosque it interesting for the 218 wooden columns supporting its roof . The few finely decorated columns are from 10th century mosque. Matpana Bay Medressa - 1905, Arabhana Medressa - 17th c., Dost Alyam Medressa ,Abdulla Khan Medressa - 1855, Aq Mosque - 1657, Anusha Khan baths, Alloquli Khan Medressa - 1835, Kutlimurodinok Medressa - 1809, Caravansarai, Tosh-Kholy Palace - 1832, East Gate & Modern bazaar, Islom-Huja Medressa 1910. Pahlavon Mohammed Mausoleum & Sherghozi Khan Medressa - 1326, Dishon-Qala -1906.
Day 3: Full day drive to Bukhara. (the road takes around 8 hours) Accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 4: City tour including Labi-Hauz, a statue Hoja Nasretdin, Nadir Devanbegi Medressa -1630, Nadir Divanbegi khanaka-17th c., Kukeldash Medressa -16th c., Jewish quarter-12th.c., Covered bazars, Taji-Sarrafon Area-12th.c., Taqi Telpak Furushon Area, Ulugbek Medressa-1417, Abdul Aziz Khan Medressa-1652, Kalon Minaret-1127, Kalon Mosque-16thy.c, Mir-i-arab Medressa-16th.c., Amir Alimkhan Medressa, The Ark(Reception & Coronation Court, Friday Mosque) 5th c.,Registan, Zindon, Bolo-haus Mosque, Ismail Samani Mausoleum (completed about 905CE), Shaibonid town walls, Chashma-Ayub mausoleum 12th c., Buyan Khuli Khan & Saifuddin Bukharzi Mausolea-14th c. Eveningconcert inside Divanbeg Medressa with national Uzbek classic music, dancing and fashion.
Day 5: Outdoor excursion. Visiting summer residence Emir Bukhara Mokhi Xosan, Naksh Band memorial complex. Visiting cemetery Chor Bakr. Accommodation in the Hotel.
Day 6: Outdoor excursion to the nursery, which located 40 km from Bukhara. We can call it “local safari” Not usual touristic place for visit. Here you can see saigas, koulans, cheetahs and Prijivalskiy horses and beautiful nature.
Day 7: Drive to Nurata yurt camping. The road takes though Gijduvon (Ceramic center). After the road goes passing the small villages, water reservoir Sardobo, Karavan Saray (castle). Then the road takes to Karmana and Alexander the Great`s fortress, Chosma mosque in Nurata and petroglyphs. Yurt camping. Camel riding depending on the time of arrival.
Day 8: After breakfast you take a road to the homestay in a small village near Sentyab, visiting on the way Yangikazgan and Aydarkul lake (depending on weather it`s possible do fishing, swimming and taking good photos). And finally you are in the homestay of local person. Depending on the season you can take a part of gathering different fruits and do some trekking on nearby hills. Good opportunity to feel the real country life of local farmers.
Day 9: Drive to Samarkand. (Or morning train to Samarkand) Accommodation in the hotel. Free time.
Day 10: Morning city tour including Gur Emir Mausoleum, The Registan, State Museum of the Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Samarkand bazaar, Bibi Hanum Mosque. Shakhi Zinda Ensemble from 7-17th centures. You can see there mausoleum one of great islamik profit Ibn Abass. Hoja-Nisbaddor mosque Ulukbek Observatory, Ancient Samarkand, The Afrasiab Museum.
Day 11: Morning drive to Tashkent (Or train to Tashkent). Accomodation in the Hotel.
Day 12: End tour. Transfer to the Airport.
P.S. Please note that the tour could be changed according to your wishes and dates.