Jewish Tour to Uzbekistan

Destination: Uzbekistan
Route: Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Tashkent
Description: This tour package consists of a combination of historical, architectural, cultural and Jewish components of Uzbekistan
Best season: March to November
Duration: 11 days / 10 night
TOUR ITINERARY Tour code: RST#3
Day 01 Tashkent
Arrive in Tashkent. Meet at the airport. Transfer to hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 02 Tashkent
Breakfast (in synagogue). AM visit to cemeteries “Tekstilniy” & “Chigatoy”. Lunch (in synagogue). Excursion program in Tashkent: PM visit to synagogue named after “E. Nektalova”, A. Temur museum and square. Dinner (in synagogue). Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 03 Tashkent-Samarkand
Breakfast (in synagogue). Drive to Samarkand (330 km-4 hours). Arrive at Samarkand. Lunch. Check-in at the hotel. PM visit to the mausoleum of Prophet Daniel, the Observatory of Ulugbek, the necropolis Shahi Zinda. Dinner and overnight in Samarkand.
Day 04 Samarkand
After breakfast visit to cemetery and synagogue in Samarkand. Lunch. Visit to the Jewish museum of Bukhara in Samarkand. Lunch. PM visit to synagogue “Gumbas”. Dinner and overnight in Samarkand.
Day 05 Samarkand
Breakfast. AM visit of Samarkand: Gur Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square including Sherdor, Tilla Kari and Ulugbek medresses. Lunch. Continuation of sightseeing of Samarkand: Bibikhanum mosque & mausoleum, Siyab bazaar, necropolis Shahi Zinda. Dinner-Sabbath. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 06 Samarkand
Breakfast. Sabbath. Lunch. Sabbath. Pedestrian excursion. Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 07 Samarkand-Bukhara
Breakfast. Drive to Kattakurgan and visit to the cemetery. Lunch. Drive to Navoi. Upon arrival visit to cemetery. Drive to Bukhara. Arrive at and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Bukhara.
Day 08 Bukhara
Breakfast. Visit to Jewish cemetery and synagogue. Lunch. PM sightseeing of Bukhara: the complex of Bakhouddin Nakshbandi, Sitorai Mohi Hosa – summer palace of last Emir of Bukhara. Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 09 Bukhara
Breakfast. Full day sightseeing in Bukhara: the dynasty mausoleum of Samanids, Chashma Ayub, Bola Havuz ensemble, Ark citadel. Lunch (13:00). Continuation of the sightseeing program (14:00): Poi-Kalon complex (Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Miri Arab madrasa, Ulugbek madrasa, Abdulaziz Khan madrasa, Trade Domes (Toki Telpakfurushon, Toki Zargaron, Toki Sarafon), Ancient Silk Market, Magoki Attori mosque and Lyabi Hauz complex. Dinner with folk show at Nadir Devan Begi madrasa. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 10 Bukhara-Tashkent
Breakfast. Transfer to the railway station for express train “Sharq” to Tashkent. Arrive in Tashkent. Lunch. Check-in at the hotel. Free time to have a rest. Farewell dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 11 Tashkent
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.