In this fascinating trip to three Central Asian countries, you will visit the legendary cities of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. You will experience the color of the East, visit historical monuments of ancient cities of the world, taste delicious dishes of local cuisine! Ancient culture, sunny days, hospitality of the local population and amazing discoveries are waiting for you!
Itinerary: Ashgabat – Gokdere Kov-Ata – Mary – Merv – Ashgabat – Darvaza – Kunya Urgench – Khiva – Bukhara – Samarkand – Pendjikent – Iskanderkul – Dushanbe – Gissar – Dushanbe
Duration: 16 days/15 nights
Arrival in Ashgabat by flight TK-322 at 01:55. Meeting at Ashgabat International Airport. Check in to the hotel. Breakfast. Free time. Lunch. City tour – sightseeing: National Museum, Nisa State Historical Reserve. A city tour with visits to parks and squares, Gulistan Bazaar, also known as the Russian Bazaar. Dinner. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast. Excursion to the memorial complex in Kypchak. Transfer to the underground lake « Kov-Ata. » (100 km west of Ashgabat). Underground Lake Kov-Ata. At a depth of 60 meters from the entrance to the cave of the Kopetdag Mountains lies a lake with healing water, which breathes warm steam. Bathing in this water has a beneficial effect on the body and helps to cure a number of diseases. Lunch. Transfer to the equestrian complex in Gökder. Excursion in the conplex. Famous, « fast like the wind, » Akhalteke horses glorified the Turkmen country throughout the world, even the coat of arms of the state depicts the Akhalteke racehorse. Akhalteke were bred by Turkmen more than 5,000 years ago in the foothills of Turkmenistan. Turkmen are born riders.
Return to Ashgabat via mountain gorge Archabil/Chandybil. Dinner. Transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast. Departure to Mary by morning flight (07:00). Arrival. Breakfast. Transfer to Bairamali (30 km). An excursion to Ancient Merv – State Historical Reserve. The “Queen of the World” was one of the most important capitals of Islam, along with Baghdad, Cairo and Damascus. Merv reached its highest heyday in the XI-XII centuries, when it was the capital of the Great Seljuks. Their empire stretched from the sources of the Amu Darya River to the Mediterranean Sea. Seljuk Merv occupied more than 640 hectares and was one of the prosperous cities of that time. He attracted scientists and merchants from all over the Islamic world. Nevertheless, Merv could not withstand the onslaught of Mongols in 1221, and was completely defeated. Return to Mary. Lunch. Visit to museum of Local Lore of the Mary province. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel. Flight Mary – Ashgabad. Hotel accommodation. Walk around town. Overnight at Ashgabat hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Darvaza Crater, known as « Door to Hell. » The Davaz region is rich in gas deposits found in 1971 by Soviet geologists. As a result of the work of geologists, a burning 70 m deep crater was formed, which is still burning. Upon arrival, accommodation in a tent camp.
After breakfast transfer to Kunya Urgench. Excursion accompanied by a guide: mausoleum of Najmetdin Kubra (XII-XIII centuries), mausoleum of the Mongolian princess Torebeg-Hanym (XII-XIV centuries), minaret of Kutlug-Timur (XII-XIV centuries), mausoleum of Tekesh (XIII century). Transfer to the Turkmen-Uzbek border (checkpoint « Shavat ») – border crossing, customs formalities, transfer to Khiva. Night at a hotel of Khiva.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will have a walking tour in Khiva with your guide. Ichan-Qala is the historical center of Khiva which has been inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage List. City tour around the architectural complex « Ichan-Qala »: Kunya-Ark Khan’s castle – the inner citadel of Ichan-Qala (16-17th cc.), Kalta Minor Tower (Short minaret) that would have become the biggest and tallest minaret in Central Asia (19th c.), Muhammad Amin-Khan – the biggest medieval madrasah in Khiva (1845-1855 yy.), Djuma mosque with 220 wooden columns and a minaret 32 meters high. Lunch at a local restaurant. Tash Hauli (Stone courtyard) palace looking like a fortress with a high battlements, towers and fortified gates (19th c.), Ak mosque (White Mosque) – a small quarter mosque by the gates of Palvan-Darvaza (1838-1842), necropolis of Pahlavan Mahmud – the cultic center of Ichan-Qala (1810-1913 yy.), residence of Islam Khodja (1910 y.) – the vizier of the last khan. Ensemble consists of the smallest madrasah in Khiva and a minaret which top platform has a height of 45 m and is the highest observation point in town.
After a little rest in the hotel, be sure to take a walk in Khiva in the evening! Khiva at night is the eighth miracle of the world! Walking along the streets of this town, where minarets rise, and the sky is filled with large, bright stars you will find yourself in a fairy tale! And words cannot discribe extraordinary calmness and peace in the air! Overnight at hotel of Khiva.
Early in the morning transfer to Bukhara through the Kyzyl-Kum desert (7-8 hours to Bukhara – 480 km). On the way, a stop at the Amu Darya River and at the sands of the desert. Lunch or picnic. Arrival in Bukhara. Check in to the hotel. Free walk through the historical center of the old city. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast start exploring Bukhara with your guide.
Bukhara the divine! It is one of the oldest cities of Central Asia the age of which reaches 2,500 years. This city has been a spiritual and commercial center and its importance does not decline over the centuries. « Bukhoroi – Sharif » – « Noble and Sacred Bukhara » – is one of the numerous epithets that this ancient city was awarded. Here you can fully feel the charming atmosphere of the East!
Before lunch, the excursion program includes a visit to Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi complex, the Samanid mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub mausoleum, and Arc fortress. After lunch you will visit indoor markets, madrasahs and mosques built along the old caravan trade road. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Samarkand. Arrival. Samarkand is one of the oldest cities in the world with a 2750-year history, the same age as Rome, Athens, Babylon. It achieved a special flourish and greatness under the great Timur. Everyone who visits Samarkand admires the high skill and artistic talent of the ancient architects who created amazing architectural gems.
Lunch at a national house. Hotel accommodation. Explore Samarkand with your guide. Ulugbek Observatory, the museum of the ancient city of Afrosiab, the tomb of St. Daniel, ensemble of mausoleum s Shahi-Zinda. After dinner, a walk to Registan. See the beautiful square in the evening under bright Samarkand stars. Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast continue the city tour: Registan Square. Admire the great buildings of the scientist astronomer and ruler Ulugbek and his descendants. The tour will take place in the old madrasahs of the 15th-17th centuries, where talented young people of their time studied. Guri Emir Mausoleum, Bibi Khanum Mosque. Visit to Samarkand bazaar Siob. Overnight in the hotel of Samarkand.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the border with Tajikistan checkpoint « Djartepa » (50 km).
Meeting at the border with Tajikistan at 10:00 – 11:00 at Djartepa checkpoint. Departure to Penjikent, on the way visit the excavation site « Sarazm » (4000 BC Heritage UNESCO). Visit Penjikent city centre and central market en route.
Departure to seven Marguzor Lakes of the Fan Mountains, up to the 6th lake. Walk around the neighborhood and small villages. Night and dinner at a homestay.
In the morning after breakfast, a trip to Lake Iskanderkul, which is located on the other side of the Fan Mountains. Our path runs along the valley of the Zeravshan River.
Upon arrival at Lake Iskanderkul, accommodation in a tourist base and further free time for walks to the Iskanderkul river waterfall and to snake lakes.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Accommodation: Small motel 2 * by the lake.
Morning after breakfast departure to Dushanbe. Our path runs through the Anzob Pass (through the tunnel), as well as along the Varzob Gorge.
In Dushanbe – a short tour of the center. Visit to Dusti Square, a monument to Ismoil Somoni (8-9 centuries) Central Park, Library, Palace of the Nation, flagpole (165 m, highest on the planet in 2013-2014). If you wish, visit the National Museum of Tajikistan (closed on Mondays). Visit the new central bazaar of the capital « Mehrgon » and gift shop. Hotel accommodation and rest.
In the morning a trip to the town of Gissar (30 km west of Dushanbe), a visit to the Gissar fortress (the residence of Emir Bukhara in the 16th century), as well as an old madrasah and Gissar History Museum. Return to Dushanbe. Exit to the Romit Gorge, which is located east of Dushanbe. A trip along the gorge to the village of Vistan. Visit the local family, stop for tea, walk in the village and its vicinity. After completing the program, return to Dushanbe.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Transfer to the airport for international flight home.
End of the programme.
Turkmentistan part price INCLUDES:
Turkmenistan part price does not include:
Uzbekistan part price INCLUDES:
Uzbekistan part price does not include:
Tadjikistan part price INCLUDES:
Tadjikistan part price does not include:
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to book the tour:
Telegram: +99897 7401174
HAVE A WONDERFUL TRIP!
Categorie: Ouzbékistan. découverte botanique, voyage naturaliste et culturel. Saison : Avril- Mai (meilleure periode: mi avril) Milieux traversés : désert, steppes, cultures, montagnes, villes Itinéraire : Tachkent – Termez – Boysun (chaines des montagnes Guissar – Alay) – Ecocentre Jeyran – Boukhara – Samarcande – parc national de Zamine (montagnes Turkestan) – Yanguiabad (contreforts de ...
Uzbekistan is really quite a safe country to visit! Uzbekistan Is Recognized as One of the Safest Countries for Tourists.The ancient land of Uzbekistan, with its historical monuments, reflecting a long and a wealthy history, keep a lot of secrets and mysteries.
Trekking/hiking tour in Nurata mountains is a perfect leisure after a working week or a good addition to your tour in Uzbekistan.
Trekking on horseback – Uzbekistan's Tien Shan
Study of the flowers of Uzbekistan while travelling in the magical country. Studying the flowers of Western Tien Shan.
We invite you on this fascinating trip to three countries of Central Asia to study its diversity, its color and hospitality of the Asian people.
On this great trip to three Central Asian countries you will visit Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
In this fascinating trip to three Central Asian countries, you will visit the legendary cities of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
On this tour you will visit great cities of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, which were important in the chain of the Great Silk Road, which once connected East and West and caused the emergence of many unique cities.
This bike tour includes not only active city walks, visits to the ancient cities of the Great Silk Road, but also trips to remote rural places of Uzbekistan, where you can communicate with locals, learn their culture and way of life.
Uzbekistan's natural wealth and favorable climate create excellent opportunities for the development of various types of tourism such as tracking, cycling, horseback riding, mountain tourism and much more. 60 km northeast of Tashkent, there is Bostanlyk region, which is the subtropical zone of Tien Shan.
Celebrate the New Year in Uzbekistan and you will see how much joy the New Year will bring you!
Route length: 1900 km, of which about 1150 km of bicycle route.
In just 8 days cycle from Tashkent to legendary cities of Bukhara, Shahrisabz and Samarkand, passing through rural areas and picturesque landscapes
Discover Uzbekistan by bicycle – explore the country with a rich cultural heritage, unique nature and hospitable people.
Magnificent cities of Uzbekistan - Samarkand and Bukhara. Unforgettable oriental atmosphere, historical monuments of ancient cities of the world.
In Khiva you get into some completely different reality which excites your imagination and gives great food for impressions and reflection.
The most interesting places and people, positive emotions from what you see will make your rest unforgettable.
Walk the streets of legendary Samarkand and Bukhara, get acquainted with local people and culture.
You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this riding tour.
We invite you to take a dip in bright silk and fine flavors of spices of the East.
We are glad to offer you this classic tour of Uzbekistan with a discount in autumn-winter season.
Admire ancient cities of Tashkent, following the route of the Great Silk road caravans.
Enjoy some of the oldest towns of the world with ancient citadels in Uzbekistan and Turkmentistan.
You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this riding tour.
Achieve you dream through discovering the ancient East!
Studying of history of the past in combination with good rest.
On this tour you will get acquainted with the history and culture of this unique area.
Explore the best of Fergana Valley on this two-day tour.
Tashkent is like an eternally green plane tree - always sunny and full of life.
On this three-day tour you will take a walk in magical Bukhara.
On this tour you will learn about the history and culture of Samarkand.
Bukhara the divine!
On this one-day trip you will learn about the history of Samarkand.
Challenge yourself in the new conditions of the steppes and mountains of Uzbekistan!
Best season: from May to October.
Although the tour is not physically challenging, you need to have a lot of energy for the excursion to the sea, as the way is quite long.
This tour is for brave and determined people .
We offer a variety of high quality, scenic and informative jeep tours you can choose from.
Zaamine is an environmentally friendly area that has preserved its pristine beauty.
Во время тура в Зааминский Национальный Парк Вы получите удовольствие от созерцания величественной природы и насладитесь чистейшим горным воздухом!
Для любителей гор, "лучше которых могут быть только горы", мы предлагаем несколько маршрутов:
World Class All-Season Mountain Resort AMIRSOY
In Uzbekistan you will experience real hospitality of local people towards guests.
Ехать на современном велосипеде, который почти ничего не весит, быстро набирает скорость и легко тормозит - одно удовольствие.
Прежде всего , этот тур позволит вам познать Узбекистан верхом на велосипеде, страну с богатым культурным наследием, своей уникальной природой и гостеприимным населением.
Прежде всего, этот тур позволит вам познать Узбекистан верхом на велосипеде, страну с богатым культурным наследием, своей уникальной природой и гостеприимным населением.
Relax, swim and fish on Lake Aydarkul.
We invite you to celebrate the New Year in hospitable Uzbekistan!
We will visit amazing places: Baisun and Termez.
Chimgan is Tashkent’s favourite weekend getaway.
The most famous cities of Central Asia.