Travel to Uzbekistan · Navruz spring fairytale


Route: Tashkent – Samarkand - Tashkent

Duration: 5 days/4 nights

Date: 18/03/ – 22/03/

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Navruz symbolizes the renewal of nature and human, cleansing of souls and the beginning of a new life. More than three hundred million people from different countries celebrate the oldest folk festival "Nowruz Bajrami" on March 21 - the day of the vernal equinox. International Day of Navruz is recognized by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

This program gives you a chance not only to visit famous sightseeing of Uzbekistan but to celebrate real Oriental New Year!

1 day.18/03.Meeting at the airport. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel.
Lunch in local restaurant.
Sightseeing tour in Tashkent: Hast Imam Square, where the holy Koran of Khalif Osman is situated, Independence Square, Amir Temur Square.
Dinner in local restaurant National cuisine.
Overnight in Tashkent.
2 day.19/03.Early breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to Tashkent train station. Transfer to Samarkand by high-speed train “Afrosiyob”. Arrival to Samarkand and hotel accommodation. Beginning tour around Samarkand: Imam al-Bukhari, Ulughbek’s Observatory. Lunch in local chaykhana (Plov, Shashlik, Manti, Samsa). Continue the trip: Gur-Emir mousoleum, Registan square. Dinner and overnight.
3 day.20/03.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you will meet your guide and driver.
Excursion in Samarkand: Holiday Navruz along Broadway. Lunch in local chaykhana (national dishes) and free timing. Dinner at the restaurant "Taj Mahal" concert "National dancing and belly dancing).
Overnight at the hotel.
4 day.21/03.Early breakfast at the hotel. Free timing and lunch at National house (National dishes). At 16:00 transfer to train station. Transfer to Tashkent by high-speed train “Afrosiyab”. Dinner in TV Tower of Tashkent. Today is the Day of Holiday - Navruz! You will try main Navruz dish – Sumalak.
Sumalak - a ritual meal. Sumalak is made from flour and wheat sprouts, which are the symbols of eternal life. Thus this sweet dish has always been considered kind of medicinal and people believe it endows man with life-giving force for the whole year to come. Overnight
5 day.22/03.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of Tashkent city. Departure Tashkent. End the tour.

Hotel in Tashkent: Le Grand Plaza
In Samarkand: Grand Samarkand Superior

Number of participants

Price per person

 

2-6 p

$ 850

Single room supplement $ 350
   

 

The price of the program includes:

The price of the program does not include:

Airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfers

Accommodations on double/twin

Local guides

All transfers by comfortable tourist transport

Sightseeing tour program as per itinerary

Entrance tickets to the sites as per itinerary

Uzbekistan Visa support (LOI – Letter of Invitation)

0,5 bottle of water per person per day

 

International airfares and airport taxes

Railway ticket “Afrosiab” Samarkand - Tashkent ( 33$ - economy class, price subject to be changed)

Lunches & Dinners

Early check-ins, late check-outs

Items of personal nature including extra luggage charges, room service, medical expenses etc

Camera and video fee where applicable

Medical and accident insurance

Uzbek Visa