Getaway on the great Silk Road

At night, the moon illuminates the tops of the minarets, the domes of mosques and madrasas of monumental gates in the stage cities of the Silk Road. Bukhara, the beauty of the mind and the pearl of Samarkand Transoxiane immerse you in an atmosphere worthy of the “Arabian Nights”. A journey of contrasts, blending sincere hospitality of the Uzbek people, the discovery of a rich cultural heritage and crossings of large desert areas of Central Asia.

— Our guarantees —

English speaking local agencies

Direct prices: no intermediaries

24/7 local assistance

Your trip 100% tailor-made

Online EUR secured payment

Click anywhere on the map to activate

Paris

Tashkent – Bukhara (Bld)

Bukhara (Bld)

Bukhara (Bld)

Bukhara – Guijdouvan – Camps Yurt Aydar Kul (190 Km) (Bld)

Yurts Camps Aydar – Samarkand (240 Km) (Bld)

Samarkand – Tashkent (300 Km) (Bld)

Tashkent – Paris (Bld)

DAY 1

paris

PARIS

 

  • Assistance with registration and boarding formalities.
  • Flight to Tashkent.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 2

tachkent boukhara

 

TASHKENT – BUKHARA (BLD)

 

  • Arrival in Tashkent early morning (6:40).
  • Welcome at the airport by the guide and driver. Rest time and refresh (8 rooms will be available to the group).
  • Then, explore the old town and the place Khasti Imam with the Barak-Khan madrasah, the mausoleum of Kaffal Chochiy and the mosque Tilla Chaykh.
  • Then visit the market Chor-Su (“four paths”), Kukeldash madrassah, madrassah Abdul Kassim and the Independence Square.
  • Lunch and then visit the Museum of Applied Arts and train ride in Tashkent metro.
  • After dinner, transfer to the station and boarding the night train № 661 in economy class (local standards).
  • Departure to Bukhara at 8:55 p.m.

Night in the sleeper train. (4 people per room)

DAY 3

bukhara

BUKHARA (BLD)

 

  • Arrival in Bukhara at 6:40, welcome by a minibus driver.
  • Transfer and accommodation in a hotel.
  • The whole day is dedicated to the discovery of the old part of Bukhara.
  • Most attractions of Bukhara are concentrated in the old city of Chakhristan and are explored on foot.
  • First, the mausoleum Ismail Samani (9th -10th century), the oldest building in the city and one of the most beautiful jewels of Uzbekistan, then the Chashma Ayub mausoleum (12th -14th century), all Bola Hauz (18th century) and the Citadel Ark. The symbol of the Bukhara Emirate stands in all its majesty on the square of Registan and recalled the terror of Manguit’s time. The entire Poi-Kalyan district, Ulugbek Madrasah, Madrasah Khan Abdalaziz, all Liabi Hauz, madrassas of Nadir Divan Begi, Koukeldash and Khanaka.
  • Lunch included during the visit.

Night in Laby House or similar.

DAY 4

bukhara

BUKHARA (BLD)

 

  • After breakfast, discover nearby Bukhara.
  • The sacred site of Bakhaoudin Nakshbandi (16th century) where are buried a founder and one of the most venerated saints of Islam Sufi.
  • After, visit the summer residence of the last emir “Setora-i-Mokhi Khosa”” (19th century).
  • Visit the Madrasah Chor Minor (early 19th century), one of the most attractive buildings and strangest in Bukhara.
  • Free time to stroll through the narrow streets of the old town or enjoy the beautiful hammam Bukhara (14th century).
  • Dinner in madrassah MODAR I-Khan.

Night in Laby House or similar.

DAY 5

bukhara guijdovan

 

BUKHARA – GUIJDOUVAN – CAMPS YURT AYDAR KUL (190 KM) (BLD)

 

4 hours by car

  • Departure at 9 am towards the village of Abu-Abdulloh Guijdovani – Guijdovan (70 km) is famous for his fine ceramics.
  • On the way, visit the small town of Nurata where you can climb the hill of Alexander the Great, and visit the Nomozgokh mosque and the sacred spring “Chashma”.
  • Arrival at the yurt camp around 5p.m.
  • Free time to watch the sunset in the desert.
  • Camels’ ride in the steppe.

Night in a yurt.

DAY 6

samarcand

YURTS CAMPS AYDAR – SAMARKAND (240 KM) (BLD)

 

By car 3h30-4h

  • At 9 a.m departure to Samarkand.
  • Discover the capital of the empire of Temourides.
  • Visit Gur Amir Mausoleum and Registan Square, the most grandiose complex in Central Asia and one of the most beautiful of Islam. It was the hotspot of the capital of Tamerlane, where six arteries met under the dome of a bazaar. It consists of three beautiful madrassahs: Ulug bek, Cher-Dor, Tilla-Kari.

Back to the hotel and dinner.

Night in Plattan or similar.

DAY 7

samarcand tachkent

SAMARKAND – TASHKENT (300 KM) (BLD)

 

  • After breakfast, discover the capital of the empire of Timur or Tamerlane.
  • The Crossroads of different Silk Road, the west to Persia, the eastern one to China, and southern to India. Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan were his conquerors and Tamerlane was his capital. Its domes and blue mosaic still spellbound today’s travelers.
  • Visit the observatory Ulugbek, the necropolis of Shakhi Zinda.
  • The tour continues with SYAB market and Bibi Khanum mosque.
  • Around 4 p.m, transfer to the station to take the high speed train Tacheknt – Samarkand.
  • Arrival in Tashkent at 7:15 p.m.

DAY 8

tachkent paris

 

TASHKENT – PARIS (BLD)

 

  • Free time according to the time of your flight to wander the city at your own pace.
  • Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

 

The program and accommodation can be changed as desired.

The price include:
  • Accommodation in double rooms (twin) in the hotels mentioned or similar with breakfasts.
  • Tickets for the night train Tashkent – Bukhara (4 people in a bunk room).
  • All meals as mentioned in the program.
  • Transport with air conditioning throughout the trip.
  • French speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees (museums and sites).
  • Folk Dance in Bukhara.
  • All visits and excursions mentioned in the program.
  • Tickets train Afrosyob Samarkand – Tashkent (Spanish Talgo).
The price does not include:
  • International flights.
  • The cost of the Uzbek visa.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • The right of taking pictures in monuments (pay on the spot, at the entrance).
  • Insurance
  • Tips for drivers and guides.

Niruddin , your local expert

photo-de-lagent

Ce circuit vous plait ? Demandez un devis, un conseil ou

partagez votre expérience avec Niruddin juste ici :

    Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.