Buddha tour to Uzbekistan

Destination: Uzbekistan
Route: Tashkent – Bukhara – Termez – Shakhrisabz – Samarkand – Tashkent
Description: This tour package consists of a combination of historical, architectural, cultural and Buddhist components of Uzbekistan
Best Season: March to November
Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
TOUR ITINERARY Tour code: RST#2
Day 01 Tashkent
Arrive in Tashkent. Meet at the airport. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 02 Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Tashkent: Khast Imam Complex as well as possessing a rich Islamic Library with highlight immense Osman Koran (1200 y.o.), Chorsu bazaar, Kukeldash madrasa (XVI c.), Mustaqillik (Independence) Square with governmental buildings, theatre square named after A. Navoi, A. Temur museum and square. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 03 Tashkent-Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing in Bukhara: Mausoleum of the Samanids, Chasma-Ayub, Ark fortress, Bala-Hauz ensemble, Pai-Kalyan Ensemble (Kalyan mosque and minaret, Miri Arab Medrassa), Medrassa of Ulugbek, Trade domes (Taki Zargaron, Taki Tepakfurushon, Taki Sarafon), Ancient silk market, Magoki Attori mosque and Labi Hauz complex. Dinner at Nadir Divan Begi Medrassa with folk show program. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 04 Bukhara-Termez
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Termez (approximately 430 km). Arrive at Termez. Check-in at the hotel, lunch at hotel/local restaurant. PM visit of Termez: Mausoleum of Hakim at-Termezi (IX-XVcc.), Mausoleum Sultan Saodat (X-XVcc.), Honako Kokaldor Ota (XVI cc.). Dinner at local restaurant/hotel. Overnight in Termez.
Day 05 Termez
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Termez: Jarkurgan's Minaret (XIIc.), Bridge of Iskandar (XVIc.), Lunch at local restaurant/hotel. Continuation of sightseeing program: Dalvarzin-Tepa archeological excavation (Ic.), a capital of Kushan Empire, Fayaz-Tepa (a site of ancient settlement II-III cc.), Kampir-Tepa, Kara- Tepa, Nunnery Kirk Kiz (IX-X cc.), Buddhist Stupa Zurmala. Dinner and overnight in Termez.
Day 06 Termez-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Shakhrisabz (300 km). Arrive at Shakhrisabz and lunch at local restaurant. PM visit of Shakhrisabz: Ak-Saray Palace (XIV-XV cc.), Darus-Saadat, Dorut-Tillavat Complexes (XIV-XVI cc.), Gumbazi-Seyidan, Kok-Gumbaz Mosque (XV cc.). Drive to Samarkand (90 km). Arrive at Samarkand. Check-in the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 07 Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Samarkand: Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Samarkand: Gur-Emir Mausoleum (XV c.), Registan Square including three medresses (XV-XVII c.c.), Bibi-Khanum Mosque (XIV-XV c.c.) and Samarkand oriental bazaar SIYOB. Lunch at local restaurant. Continuation of sightseeing program: Shahi Zinda Necropolis (XIV-XV c.c.), Ulugbek Observatory (XV c.c.), visit to the "Samarkand-Bukhara Silk Carpets" factory where you can observe the whole process of weaving silk carpets based on “hand-made” technology. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 08 Samarkand-Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Samarkand (330 km). Arrive in Tashkent. Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to the airport for departure flight to next destination. End of the tour.

 

Please kindly note that the program can be altered or put any changes by the guests’ requests and suggestions so that it can come to their full satisfaction or meet any requirements.