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Journey through Central Asia

Start in Almaty and end in Tashkent!

With the discovery tour Journey through Central Asia, you have a 17 day tour package taking you from Almaty to Bishkek and through Tashkent and 7 other destinations in Asia. Journey through Central Asia Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
 

Day 1
Almaty

Arrive in Almaty
Transfer to the hotel
14:00 Check-in the hotel and free time to rest
Lunch
Almaty city tour:

     Visit to the 28 Panfilov’s guardsmen park
     The Cathedral church
     Museum of national musical instruments
     National museum
     Republic square

Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

Day 2
Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

     Walking to Charyn canyon and its environs

Transfer:  Almaty - Chilik village – Kokpek village – Charyn yon (200 km, 3,5 - 4 hours)
Lunch on the way at the café “Dilmurat”
Walking to Charyn canyon
Back to Almaty
Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

Day 3
Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

     Walking to Medeo gorge and Bogdanovitch glacier by Cable Way.

Transfer:  Almaty - “Medeo” valley (25 km)
Back to Almaty
Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

Day 4
Almaty - Bishkek
Early breakfast at the hotel  
Transfer Almaty – Korday – 250 km (Kazakh –Kirgiz border)
Pass the border and transfer to Bishkek
Check- in the hotel
Free time for rest
Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel
Day 5
Bishkek - Karakol

Breakfast in the hotel

     Transfer Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake - Cholpon-Ata – Karakol

Today you will be met in Bishkek, the bustling capital of Kyrgyzstan, and driven along the northern shores of Issik-kul Lake to Karkol. On  the route we will visit 11th-century BURANA TOWER, an ancient Silk Route staging post. You will have rafting in Boom Valley. In Cholpon Ata you will see the prehistoric PETROGLYPHS. On the way you will be taken for a lunch of traditional Kyrgyz dishes. After you will be transferred to KARAKOL through the rural villages of Eastern Issyk-Kul. On arrival in this picturesque town surrounded by mountains. Here, after dinner at Turkestan Yurt Camp, your evening is at leisure for relaxation and enjoyment of the town.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 6
Karakol

Breakfast in the hotel

     Transfer Karakol - Djety - Oguz

After breakfast you will be followed by a short city-tour. Highlights include the ORTHODOX HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, CHINESE MOSQUE. Then your adventure brings you to spectacular DJETY-OGUZ, the famous 'Valley of Seven Bulls'. Here you will have short trek along the Dragon Valley. On the plateau you will see Eagle hutting display show. (Optional horse ride). After a leisure to admire the glowing red, sandy cliffs you will be driven back to Karakol  
Diner  
Overnight at the hotel 

Day 7
Karako l- Bishkek
Breakfast in the hotel
Today you must bid farewell to this isolated corner of Eastern Kyrgyzstan. A comfortable car   will be waiting to bring you back to BISHKEK with visiting Barskoon valley on the way. In Barskoon valley you will be guided to Waterfall and memorial to Astronauts. This time you will be driven along Issyk Kul's wild SOUTHERN SHORES, completing your circumnavigation of the second largest alpine lake in the world. The road hugs the water's edge and winds through remote Kyrgyz villages of wooden chocolate-box cottages, against an arresting backdrop of the majestic Central Tien Shan Mountains. Then your journey will continue via BOOM GORGE with time to stop for lunch and take photographs. On arrival in Bishkek you will be dropped at the hotel
Free time for rest  
Dinner at a local restaurant  
Overnight in the hotel  
Day 8
Bishkek - Tashkent
Breakfast in the hotel
Transfer to Manas airport
Departure flight to Tashkent
Arrival to Tashkent and transfer to the hotel
Check-in the hotel and free time to rest
Dinner
Overnight in the hotel
Day 9
Tashkent

Breakfast in the hotel
09:00 Meeting with the guide in the lobby of the hotel
09:20 “Old Tashkent” city tour  

     Hast Imam Complex:
     Barak Khan Madres
     Tillya Sheikh Mosque
     Kafal Ash Shoshi Madres
     Sheikh Hazrat Omar Quran
     Namaozgoh Mosque (main Friday Tashkent mosque)

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Continuation of “Old Tashkent” city tour:

     Kukeldash Madres
     Visit Chorsu Bazaar 

18:00 Dinner
Overnight in the hotel

Day 10
Tashkent - Khiva

05:00 Early wake-up call
05:30 Check-out from the hotel and transfer to airport for departure flight  to Khiva
Breakfast box on the way to airport 
07:10 Departure flight to Urgench (Khiva)
08:40 Arrival at Urgench Airport
09:00 Drive to Khiva
Sight seeing tour on the way to Khiva:

     Monument of Jalalliddin Manguberdi
     Monument of the first religious book “AVESTA”

Early check-in the hotel
Free time for rest
14:00 Lunch
15:00 “Old Khiva” city tour (Ichan Qala Complex):

     Kunya Ark 
     Kalta Minaret
     Tash Houly Palace
     Juma Mosque and Juma Minaret
     Khazrat Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum
     Uch avliya Mausoleum

18:00 Back to the hotel and free time for rest
20:00 Dinner at a local restaurant with a national cultural show
Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 11
Khiva-Bukhara

07:00 Breakfast in the hotel
08:00 Transfer to Bukhara (475 km) across the desert Kyzylkum by road 
Lunch on the way
17:00 Arrival to Bukhara
17:30 Check-in the hotel and free time for rest
19:00 Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

 

P.S. On photo: "Stone Forest" in the middle of Kyzylkum desert. Dated: Millions of years BC 

Day 12
Bukhara

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 
09:00 Meeting with a guide in the lobby of the hotel
“History of Bukhara” city tour:

     Khanaka and Nodir Divan Begi madrasah
     Kukeldash madrassah
     Monument of Khoja Nasreddin Tim Abdulla-Khan
     The mosque Magokki Attori
     Kalyan mosque and Kalyan minaret as a symbol of Bukhara
     Ulugbek madrassah 
     Functioning madrassah Mir-I-Arab
     Abdullazizkhan madrassah

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Continuation of “History of Bukhara” city tour:

     Ark Fortress and Bolo Hauz Ensemble
     Samanid’s mausoleums
     Poi Kalon Mausoleum
     Chorminor Mausoleum
     Sitorai Mokhi Khosa (Last Bukhara Emir Palace)

19:00 Back to the hotel and free time for rest
20:00 Dinner at a local restaurant with a national cultural show
Overnight in the hotel

 

Day 13
Bukhara - Samarkand

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel
09:00 Check-out from the hotel
10:00 Drive to Samarkand by road via Shakhrisabz

     Visit Shakhrisabz – town where Tamirlan is was born:
     Ak Saray Palace
     Dorus Tilaval Complex
     Kok Gumbaz Mosque
     Dorus Saidat Complex

14:00 Lunch on the way
18:00 Arrival to Samarkand
18:30 Check-in in the hotel and free time for rest
19:00 Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

Day 14
Samarkand

08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 
09:30 Samarkand city tour: 

     Mausoleum Gur Emir- Tomb of Tamerlan
     Registan Square: Ulugbek’s madras,
     Sherdor madras and Tillya Kari madras;
     Bibi Khanum mosque
     Visit famous Samarkand Siab Bazaar

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Continuation of Samarkand city tour:

     Imam Al Bukhariy Mausoleum 
     Ulugbek Observatory
     Shakhi Zinda Complex
     St.Daniel Mausoleum

18:00 Back to the hotel
19:00 Dinner in the local restaurant with national dance show
Overnight in the hotel

Day 15
Samarkand - Tashkent

09:00 Breakfast in the hotel 
11:00 Transfer to the Samarkand railway station
06:37 Departure to Tashkent
08:47 Arrival to Tashkent
Transfer to the hotel
Early check-in the hotel 
Free time for rest
Lunch at local restaurant 
Shopping in Tashkent: 

     “SUM” Department Store
     Abdulkasim Madras

Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in the hotel

Day 16
Tashkent - Day trip to the Mountains
08:00 Breakfast in the hotel 
09:00 Transfer out of the city to the Chimgan mountain and Charvak Reservoir  
13:00 Lunch on open air, entertain with national kebab, non and green tea
Back to the city
Dinner at a local restaurant with national show program
Overnight in the hotel
Day 17
Tashkent
Breakfast in the hotel 
Check-out from the hotel
Transfer to the airport for departure flight.
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