Heart Of The Great Silk Road

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This tour brings you to the heart of the Great Silk Road with unforgetful memories, exciting emotions and traditional east hospitality.

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All about the Heart Of The Great Silk Road.

The Battuta Travel company welcomes you to the website and offers a number of various tours across Uzbekistan and the countries of Central Asia.

Tour name:  «The Heart Of The Great Silk Road»
Tour ID: 001-STD-4C8D7N
Category: Standart-Historical
Tour Lenght: 8 days
Visiting Cities: 4 (Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva)
In the ancient time these cities were large and very important points of connection of caravan roads of the Great Silk Way. Each city has the history which contains more 2500 years.

And also each city has the character, style, an image, symbolics, life, culture which in places can repeat, but also differ cardinally.

You will be able to see all these sides having visited these cities with our professional guides who will make your trip interesting, rich with historic facts and ancient legends.

The program is created under evening flights on an arrival to Uzbekistan, and morning flights on a departure from Uzbekistan. Of course, our operators will redo any tour chosen by you according to your flight data.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation at hotels
  • Professional escort guide whole tour
  • Host service during the drive (unlimited tea, coffee, water)
  • Entrance fees for museums and sightseeing
  • All transfers and pick-up and drop-off by tourist coach
  • Domestic air flight: Tashkent – Urgench (second day)
  • LOI (Visa support to Uzbekistan)
  • Meals: All breakfasts
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • All Lunches & Dinners
  • Charges for entries with photo & video cameras;
  • Charge for consular fee;
  • International air tickets.
  • Folklore show in Bukhara (Day 5)
  • Extra services.
  1. Day1 ... - Tashkent

    Arrival to Tashkent International Airport
    Meeting at the Airport and transfer to Hotel
    Check-in and dinner at hotel.
    Overnight at hotel

  2. Day2 Tashkent

    Breakfast at the Hotel
    Beginning the Tour Program over Tashkent city:
    Welcome to the heart of Uzbekistan and Central Asia – Tashkent! Tashkent is not only one of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, which has more than 2000 years of history, but also a modern city, the pearl of Central Asia. All day we will visit several historical monuments and museums of the city of Tashkent:
    Khazrat-Imam Complex including Madrasseh Barak-Khan (XVI c.)
    Jami Mosque (XIX c.)
    Mausoleum of Kaffal-Shoshi (XV c.)
    Madrasseh of Kukeldash (XV c.)
    Lunch at Restaurant
    Continue of Tashkent city-tour:
    Amir Temur Square and Museum
    Museum of Applied Arts
    The Independence square
    Dinner at restaurant KOINOT, which is situated on the 110-th meter altitude of the Tashkent
     TV Tower
    Overnight at hotel

  3. Day3 Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva

    Early breakfast at hotel
    Transfer to Tashkent Airport of Domestic flights
    Fly to Urgench by HY-1051
    Arrival to Urgench. Meeting at Urgench Airport. Transfer to Khiva (30 km)
    Arrival to Khiva. Accommodation at hotel
    City-tour over Khiva:
    ”Museum under the open sky”. Architectural complex of Ichan-Kala is a mini town and excursion is held inside of Ichan-Kala by walk. History of Khorezm dates so long back to ancient times that only few civilizations can equal its age. You will see palaces with the rich mosaic, unique beautiful minarets, madrasahs and mosques such as:
    Mausoleum of Pahlavan Makhmud (XVII-XIX),
    Tosh-Khowli Palace (Harem of the Khan) (1830-1836),
    Kunya-Ark Fortress (1868-1888),
    Kalta-Minor Minaret (1855),
    Medrese of Shergazi-Khan (1718-1720),
    Complex of Alla-Kuli Khan (XIII-XVIII),
    Juma Mosque and Minaret (XII-XX),
    Karavan-Saray (XVIII),
    Minaret and Mosque of Khodja-Islam (1908-1910),
    Tim of Ala-Kulikhan (XIX).
    Lunch at local restaurant.
    Continue city-tour over Khiva:
    Medrese of Abdulla-Khan (1865),
    Mausoleum of Said Alautdin (XIV),
    Medrese of Mukhamad Amin-Khan (XIX),
    Walls of Ichan-Kala (XVIII-XIX),
    Palvan-Darvaza Gate (XIX)
    Dinner at local restaurant
    Overnight at hotel

  4. Day4 Khiva – Bukhara

    Breakfast at hotel
    Check-out and drive to Bukhara (450 km) by coach through Kizil Kum desert.
    Lunch on the open air on desert (picnic)
    Arrival to Bukhara. Accommodation at hotel. Time to rest.
    Dinner at restaurant
    Overnight at hotel

  5. Day5 Bukhara

    Breakfast at hotel
    Continue of city-tour over Bukhara:
    As mentioned in the holy Avesta book Bukhara is one of the most ancient Uzbek towns built on the sacred hill of spring time offerings put by Zoroastrians. The name ”Bukhara” is derived from Sanskrit denoting ”temple, cloister”. This city was once a big commercial centre on the Great Silk Road, including:
    Mausoleum of Samanids (9-10 cc.), Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum (12-14 cc.)
    Bolo Khouz ensemble, Ark Ancient Fortress (11 cc. BC)
    Lunch at a national house of Bukhara, which was built at 18-century.
    After lunch, we will visit Summer residence of the Last Emir of Bukhara Emir Said Alim Khan “Sitorai Mokhi Hossa” (18 cc.) and Chor-Minor Medrese (1807).
    Kalyan Minaret (12 cc.), Mir Arab Madrassah (15 cc.), Ulugbek Madrassah (15 cc.),
    Taki-Zargaron Dome Bazar (XVI), Lyabi-Khauz Mosque (XVI-XVII)
    Dinner at local restaurant with folklore show
    Overnight at hotel

  6. Day6 Bukhara – Samarkand

    Breakfast at hotel
    Checkout and Drive to Samarkand (265 km) by our coach.
    Arrival to Samarkand and accommodation to hotel
    Lunch at restaurant
    Half day city-tour over Samarkand:
    ”The town of Blue domes”: The history of Samarkand dates back to 2500 years and more from now landmarks dated back to the times of the Timur Dynasty and is of the same importance as architectural masterpieces of ancient Egypt, China, India, Greece and Rome. We will visit:
    Registan Square including: medresse Sherdor, medresse Tilla-Kori, medresse Ulugbek,
    Shakhi-Zinda Architectural Ensemble (The Tombs of Timurids’ Prince and Princess) (14-15 cc.)
    Dinner at restaurant
    Overnight at hotel

  7. Day7 Samarkand – Tashkent

    Breakfast at hotel
    Continuation program over Samarkand:
    Gur-Emir Mausoleum (Amir Timur’s Tomb) (14-15 cc.),
    Bibi-Khanum Mosque (14-15 cc.),
    Observatory of Ulugbek,
    Oriental bazaar – Siyab.
    Lunch at restaurant
    Drive to Tashkent by coach (350 km)
    Arrival to Tashkent, accommodation at hotel
    Dinner at restaurant
    Overnight at hotel

  8. Day8 Tashkent - …………

    Breakfast at hotel and check-out
    Transfer to Tashkent Airport
    End of the tour.

Hotels where you stay during this trip.

Accommodation during the tour will be organised depending on your budget. Standard package has a budget option of accommodation which includes hotels:

  • Miran International Hotel 5***** or Grand Mir Hotel 4****+ (Tashkent 3 overnights)
  • Registon Hotel 3*** (Samarkand 2 overnights)
  • Rangrez Hotel 3*** (Bukhara 2 overnights)
  • Malika Khiva Hotel 3* (Khiva 1 overnight)
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Hotel UzbekistanTashkent


Malika Khiva HotelKhiva


The prices will be formed according to your wishes and will depend on the following parameters:
• Category of hotel (Luxury/Budget)
• Dining (BB/HB/FB)
• Transport service depending on the number of participants of tour (Sedan type car/Minibus/Long Body/Big Bus)
• Services of the guide attendant or the local guide in each city (without maintenance)
• At acquisition of the air ticket to Uzbekistan flights, NAC Uzbekiston Havo Yullari is also recommended to acquire air tickets on internal flights of the same Company
• Tickets for railway transport will be always included in tour cost

Services which are rendered by our Company to the Guests free of charge:
• Participation in tour of 1 person is free for groups from 15 to 40 people
• Escort of 1 employee from our Company at groups from 15 to 40 people
• Service (hot drinks – tea and coffee, and also soft drinks – juice, water) during all route for groups from 15 to 40 people
• Visa support
Some services which won’t be included in the tour cost, but very recommended by our tour operators who created these tours:
• Master classes on preparation of the Uzbek national dishes in the cities
• A folklore show, a theatrical show, national games in the cities and areas

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