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Nurata tour 8

Nurata tour 8, Uzbekistan tours. 

Nurata tour 8
Duration of tour:
8 days
Destination: Uzbekistan
Highlights: Tashkent- Nukus - Khiva - Bukhara - Nurata - Samarkand - Tashkent 

Day 1: Tashkent- Nukus
Our company is happy to see you on Nurata tour 8. Today you will have a flight to Nukus. On reaching, you will have the city tour and visit the Museum of Savitsky which parades the masterpieces of barred art. Museum assembles 20th century Russian avant-garde paintings, works of Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group. The guardian of the Karakalpakstan state museum of art composed the paintings in 1960s. He bought disqualified works from maltreated soviet artists, sometimes just so. He judiciously well-looked-after and finally showed them in this inaccessible central Asian art-house. Afterwards we will drive outside of Nukus to see Mizdakhan necropolis which used to be an ancient city centuries ago. Archaeological verdicts established that area was incessantly seized from the 4th century BC till about 14th century AD. Visit a 2200 years-old Zoroastrian ancient monument recognized as Chilpyk. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Nukus - Khiva
Today you will transfer to Khiva.  Here you will have amazing tour in the oldest city of Uzbekistan. See the inside of Ichan-Qala, the inner city in Khiva curved with strong walls. See centuries old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses altered Ichan-Qala into matchless city-monument. Ichan-Qala involves of over 400 traditional dwelling houses and about 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan-Qala was nominated a historical and architectural conservation territory. The most notable sites in it are the Kunya-Ark fortress of the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, as far-fetched sample of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara
In the morning we will have a guided tour of Bukhara. Get acquainted with 140 architectural monuments Bukhara is a "town museum" of the Middle Ages. On the tour, you will find narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments of different periods, near to each other. The way from Khiva to Bukhara goes via the famous Kizilkum desert. On the way we will enjoy the view to Amu Darya river. It is the deepest river in Central Asia, formed by the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral See. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
The tour will be continued of seeing the city of Bukhara. Our tours are very interesting where you can visit the citadel in Bukhara of the 4th century called the Citadel Ark which attended as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Drive to see the Samanids mausoleum and get inspiration of real art of 9th -10th century. Then, continue to Chashma Ayub, meaning Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, here you can see the mosque of forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. Have a trip to the shopping domes and visit madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi, belonging to the Lyabi House Ensemble. You can end your day with visiting Poi Kalon complex, the exclusive example of architectural art of Bukhara of three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Transfer to a hotel for rest.

Day 5: Bukhara - Yurts camp of Nurata
In the morning we will transfer to a small town of Nurata. It is located in the foothills of Nuratau Mountains and was founded by Alexander the Great in 4th century BC. According to archeological quarries the cultural layer in this area extent the age of 40 thousand years. On arrival you will visit the Khasan- Khuseyn Mosque, blacksmith's and potter's workshops and a blessed pool with sacred fishes. This is a place for pilgrimage by Muslim worshipers in Nurata. In addition, you can visit the Medressa of Sheihun Hasan Nury, Mamazgokh Mosque and remains of "Alexander the Great's Fortress". Night is in a yurt camp.

Day 6: Nurata - Samarkand
This tour will start by travelling to Samarkand. It is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan and considered to be the second largest city of Uzbekistan. Here you will visit the Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square and enjoy fascinating Madrasahs found in the 15-17th centuries. Continue to Shakhi-Zindeh and see a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries, belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bibi Khanum Mosque is dedicated to favorite Tamerlane's wife. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent
The last day of our tour will start by travelling to Tashkent (train). When you arrive, you will visit the independence square placed as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. The tour will be continued to the local Broadway. Don't miss to take photos and enjoy! Walk to the famous Tashkent metro. It is important to note that, its first line was opened in 1977. Visit the old part of the city as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam and see several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. It is worth seeing the sacred Othman Quran as the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th century. It was the part of Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four upright Caliphs who thrived the prophet Muhammad). Unfortunately, Othman was killed by non-muslims in 8th century where his blood can be found on its pages. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.

Day 8: Tashkent - Flight
End of Nurata tour 8. Thank you for being with us on tours!


02 pax - Sedan
04-06 pax - Minivan
08-10 pax - Minibus

Price per person:
02 pax - 750 $
04 pax - 615 $
06 pax - 560 $
08 pax - 520 $
10 pax - 485 $
Single - 75 $ 

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $  

*Half board - 60 $
*Full board - 105 $

*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only  

Local guides - 210 $ per group
Escort guide - 430 $ per group 

Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus - from 80 $ per person 


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Nurata - Yurts Camp
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent
- Mineral water during the tour                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus