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Trip idea in Uzbekistan

Two 'Stans' Tour: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Cost

from £2,000 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

11 days

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - two countries with a shared culture, yet simultaneously so unique. During this 11-day tour you will explore not only the highlights of Uzbekistan, but also the South-Kazakhstan region, where mausoleums from the 12th - 15th centuries are preserved as well as sites of ancient settlement. Appreciate the ways in which these neighbouring destinations are different, whilst enjoying the minarets, blue domes and bazaars that adorn both countries.

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Almaty

Day 1 - Almaty

  • Transfer from Almaty International airport to your hotel in Almaty
  • Welcome to Almaty
  • Explore Panfilov Park
  • Visit Zenkov Cathedral
  • Visit the Memorial of Glory and the Eternal Flame
  • Museum of National Musical Instruments
  • Browse in Green Bazaar
  • Chocolate shop Rakhat
  • Climb Kok Tobe Hill
  • Medeu Gorge
  • Explore the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty
  • Visit the Monument of Independence & Republic Square
Tambaly, Almaty

Day 2 - Tambaly, Almaty

  • Transfer from Almaty to Tamgaly Petroglyphs
  • Tamgaly Petroglyphs
  • Transfer from Tamgaly to Almaty
  • Train from Almaty to Shymkent
Shymkent, Otrar, Turkestan

Day 3 - Shymkent, Otrar, Turkestan

  • Transfer from Shymkent to Kazygurt Holy Mountain
  • Kazygurt Holy Mountain
  • Transfer from Kazygurt to Otrar ruins
  • Ruins of Otrar city
  • Transfer from Otrar to Turkestan
Turkestan, Shymkent

Day 4 - Turkestan, Shymkent

  • Khoja Akhmed Yasawi Mausoleum
  • Transfer from Turkestan to Sauran Settlement
  • Sauran Settlement
  • Transfer from Sauran Settlement to Shymkent
Tashkent

Day 5 - Tashkent

  • Transfer from Shymkent to Tashkent
  • Welcome to Tashkent
  • The Madrasah of Kukeldash
  • Mausoleum of Kaffal Shashi
  • Barak Khan Madrasah
  • Telya Shekh Friday mosque
  • Chorsu Bazaar
  • Museum of Applied Arts
  • Independence Square
Khiva

Day 6 - Khiva

  • Transfer from Tashkent International airport to Tashkent
  • Flight from Tashkent to Urgench (not included)
  • Transfer from Urgench to Khiva
  • Welcome to Khiva
  • The Kunya-Ark Citadel
  • The Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmoud
  • The Mausoleum of Seyid Allauddin
  • Juma (Friday) Mosque
  • The Palace of Tash Hauli
  • Madrassah and minaret of Islam Khodja
Bukhara

Day 7 - Bukhara

  • Transfer from Khiva to Bukhara
Bukhara

Day 8 - Bukhara

  • Welcome to Bukhara
  • Сomplex Lyabi Hauz
  • Kukeldash Madrasah
  • The trading domes of Bukhara
  • Nodir Divan-Begi Madrasah
  • Poi Kalyan Complex
  • The Ulugbek Madrassah
  • Mausoleum of Ismail Samani
  • Fortress Ark (Citadel)
Samarkand

Day 9 - Samarkand

  • Transfer from Bukhara to Samarkand
  • Welcome to Samarkand
  • Registan Square
  • Ulugbek’s Madrasah
  • The Sher-Dor Madrasah
  • Tilla-Kori Madrasah
  • Observatory of Ulugbek
Samarkand, Tashkent

Day 10 - Samarkand, Tashkent

  • Mosque Bibi-Khanum
  • Necropolis Shakhi-Zinda
  • Afrosiab Archaeological Museum
  • Gur-Emir Mausoleum
  • Meros Paper Mill
  • Transfer from Samarkand to railway station
  • High-speed train “Afrosiab” Samarkand to Tashkent

Day 11

  • Transfer from Tashkent to International airport