Tours the Great silk road

Directions of the tour:                   Uzbekistan, Tajikistan,
Duration of the route:                   10 days / 9 nights (group tour);
Best season:                                 From June to the end of September


The Great Silk Road

Tour itinerary: Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarqand, Panjakent, Dushanbe

  • Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent. Meet your driver and transfer to the hotel. Check in at noon. Free day.
  • Day 2: Tashkent   Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours

Excurtion of Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan and the largest city in Central Asia. This day, it is planned to visit the Old City, where the religious center of Tashkent - the Hast-Imam complex is located. It is here that the famous Koran of the Caliph Osman (VII century) is kept. In Hast Imam, you will visit the Barak Khan madrasah, the Till Sheikh mosque, the Mausoleum of Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute named after Imam al-Bukhari. Then you will visit one of the oldest bazaars in the city - Chorsu. After visiting the sights of the Old City, you will find a trip on the Tashkent metro to the center, where Amir Timur Square, Independence Square and the Museum of Applied Arts are located. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Tashkent-Bukhara 600km 6-7hrs

Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Bukhara (605 km, 1 hour 45 minutes). You will be met by our driver and taken to the hotel. Check-in at 12:00 free day.

  • Day 4: Bukhara Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours

Excurtion tour of the historical center of Bukhara, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visiting the Lyabi-Khauz complex, the Magoki-Attori mosque, Chor-Minor madrasah, shopping domes, the Kalyan minaret, the Kalyan mosque and the Miri-Arab madrasah, the Ulugbek madrasah and the Abdulazizhan madrasah, the Ark fortress, the Bolo-Khauz mosque, the Samanid mausoleum and the mausoleum of the Samanids mausoleum Ayub. Free time in the old town. Overnight at the hotel.
Tour Duration: 6-7 hours

  • Day 5: Bukhara – Samarkand  Duration of sightseeing tour: 2-3 hours

A trip to the city where the summer residence of the last Bukhara emir is located - Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa. The architecture of this magnificent palace intricately combines elements of oriental and Russian decor. Continuation of the excursion to the mausoleum of Bahouddin Naqshbandi - the founder of the Sufi order Naqshbandi. In the afternoon, transfer to Samarkand (280 km, 4 hours). On the way, visit Rabat-i-Malik caravanserai. Arrival in Samarkand in the evening, accommodation at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Tour Duration: 2-3 hours

  • Day 6: Samarkand  Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours

Visiting the famous Registan Square, the Bibi-Khanum Cathedral Mosque, the Siab Bazaar, the Ulugbek Observatory, the Shahi-Zinda necropolis and the Gur-Emir Mausoleum - the tombs of Amir Timur and Timurids. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Samarkand – Seven lakes – Penjikent  (60+70km+70 7+8hrs)

After cross border to Tajikistan drive to the city of Panjkent  visit Sarazm settlement and drive to 7lakes after explore 7lakes come back to Panjakent and continue sightseeing of the Panjakent city Rudaki Musium and drive 5km to Ancient Panjakent, after finish sightseeng.  (here we have a choice try traditional tajik food “Plov” or another local restaurant  for lunch).

  • Day 8: Penjikent – Iskanderkul – Dushanbe (250+50km 7+8hrs)

Drive to the capital of the Tajikistan - Dushanbe Heading south, we plan to arrive in Dushanbe relaxed capital Dushanbe by mid-afternoon. We will go through beautiful Varzob Gorge over Anzob tunnel, Lunch on the way in a local restaurant. The rest of the day will be free to stroll along Rudaki, the main street. Walking in the Independence Square, where we can see the flagpole, which entered to the Records of Guinness Book as the tallest flagpole in the world (H165m). After early breakfast leaving 7lakes for Iskandarkul lake, named after the conqueror Alexander (2195m).

  • Day 9: Dushanbe Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours

Dushanbe City Tour will introduce you to the capital of Tajikistan. You will visit main sights of the city and its surroundings: National Museum, Hissar fortress, National Museum of Tajikistan, Oriental bazzar Mehrgon and monument of Ismail Somoni with the Rudaki Park.

  • Day 10: Dushanbe – departure

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