Three Stans  – 14 days Guaranteed Departure Tour for 2017

(Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan)

 The ancient land of Central Asia, with its historical monuments, keeps lots of mysteries. Your tour to three stans will lead you through some of the most famous cities, like Samarkand and Bukhara.

These cities were glorious for wealthy culture and during the holiday to Central Asia still amaze the eye by splendid buildings of the medieval architecture.

Tour price: $2990

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Day 1 – Saturday…    – Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Arrival to Almaty, meeting at the airport by our professional guide, transfer to the hotel. Check into the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Almaty.

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Day 2 – Sunday        Almaty (Kazakhstan)

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   Breakfast at the hotel. Your tour to Asia starts from  sightseeing in Almaty: visit Green Bazaar, Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral, St.Nicholas Cathedral, National Musical Instruments Museum. Lunch at local restaurant.
   Afternoon tour of Almaty incuding visits to Central State Museum,
Kok Tebe hills. Overnight at hotel in Almaty.

 

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Day 3 – Monday             Almaty – Bishkek– 240 km (Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan)

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast depart Almaty to Bishkek (270km-4h). Enjoy the natural landscapes on your way.

 Arrival to Bishkek. Check into the hotel. Lunch at local restaurant in Bishkek. Afternoon sightseeing of Bishkek: visit museum of fine arts, National museum. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Bishkek.

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 Day 4 – Tuesday  Bishkek – IssykKul – 260 km (Kyrgyzstan)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Issyk Kul Lake – the pearl of Kyrgyzstan. En route visit Burana Tower. Lunch at Kyrgyz family in Tokman town. Keep on driving to Issyk Kul valley through Boom Canyon.

 Visit
petroglyphs of Paleolithic era (riverhead of the Sary-Djaz river and near by Cholpon-ata city), local museum in Cholpon Ata. Arrival to hotel and check in. Dinner at hotel restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Issyk Kul Lake. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
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Day 5 Wednesday           IssykKul – Chopon Ata–Grigorevka Gorge – Bishkek 260 km (Kyrgyzstan)

  Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to visit Petroglyphs, the rock carvings lying under the open sky, then drive to Grigorevka gorge full of lush green Alpine meadows and fur trees, easy hike in the gorge.

Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon return to Bishkek. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Bishkek.  (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) Back to top

Day 6 – Thursday          Bishkek - Tashkent - 474 km (Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan)

Kalon Mosque in the Evening

Transfer to airport for flight to Tashkent by HY 780 10:05/10:25 AM hrs. Full day sightseeing in Tashkent: visit the Khast Imam complex as well as possessing a rich Islamic Library with highlight immense Othman Quran, Chorsu bazaar, Kukeldash madrasah (XVI c.).

In afternoon visit Independence (Mustakillik) Square with governmental buildings, A. Navoi theatre square, Museum of Applied Arts. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Tashkent.

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Day 7 – Friday             Tashkent – Samarkand – 293 km (Uzbekistan)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Samarkand. En route stop at honey, cheese and apple bazaar.Lunch and dinner at local restaurants. Afternoon visit Afrosiyob Museum, Asian bazaar in Samarkand, Paper Mills. Overnight at hotel in Samarkand.

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 Day 8 – Saturday                  Samarkand (Uzbekistan)

   Breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing of Samarkand: visit Registan Square which is centerpiece of Central Asia, Gur Emir Mausoleum, Ulugbek’s Observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, Bibi-Khanum  Mosque.

Master class of preparing most popular dish of Uzbeks- Plov at local family during dinner
. Overnight at hotel in Samarkand.
Gur Emir

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Day 9 –Sunday          Samarkand – Shakhrisabz –Bukhara – 380 km (Uzbekistan)

Breakfast at hotel. In the morning depart Samarkand and drive to Bukhara via Shakhrisabz. Arrival to Shakhrisabz: visit remains of Ak-Saray Palace, Kok-Gumbaz Mosque, Khazrati Imom Ensemble.

Lunch at local family. After sightseeing in Shakhrisabz, continue driving to Bukhara. Arrival to Bukhara, check in to the hotel. Dinner followed by show  of national dance and costumes in Nodir Devon Begi Madrassah. Overnight at hotel in Bukhara.

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Day 10 – Monday          Bukhara (Uzbekistan)

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Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing tour in Bukhara: visit Samanid dynasty mausoleum, Arc Fortress,  Magoki-Attori mosque, Chashma-Ayub, Madrasah Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, Kalon ensemble, Miri-Arab madrasah ,Kosh madrasah, trade domes, madrasah Chor-Minor, Lyabi Hauz complex,. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Bukhara. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)                                                  

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Day 11 – Tuesday Bukhara (Uzbekistan)

Breakfast at hotel. Continue sightseeing of Bukhara. Excursion to Bukhara Emir’s summer palace Sitora-i-Mokhikhosa, Complex of Bakhovuddin Naqshbandi. Lunch at local restaurant.
In afternoon excursion to
Gijduvan – famous pottery house. In the afternoon you will attend a master class of baking Uzbek Bread in clay oven. Dinner. Overnight at hotel in Bukhara.
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Door_Naqshbandi,Bukhara

Day 12 –Wednesday           Bukhara–Khiva 460 km (Uzbekistan)

Breakfast at hotel. In the morning depart Bukhara and drive to Khiva. En-route lunch at café. Enjoy panoramic view of Oxus. Upon arrival to Khiva accommodation at the hotel. After short rest, walking tour around Ichan Kala. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Khiva.

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Day 13 –Thursday         Khiva – Urgench  – Tashkent 1150 km (Uzbekistan)

   Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing of Khiva: visit Ichan Qala fortress - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where monuments Allakulikhan Madrassah, Muhammad Amin Khan madrasah, Kalta Minor, Pakhlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Islom Khoja Minaret, Juma Mosque, Toshhovli and other monuments are located.

   Dinner at local restaurant. In the evening transfer to the airport in Urgench for flight to Tashkent by HY 1058 08:40/10:10 PM hrs. Arrival to Tashkent, transfer to the hotel.Overnight at hotel in Tashkent. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Day 14 – Friday            Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to your destination.

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Tour price:   $2990 per person on TWN sharing basis

Group size: Minimum 2 persons- Maximum 12 persons

 Single supplement*: $328

*Single supplement ( Extra charge which will be applied against those who stay in SGL room)

Hotels:

Almaty (2 nights)

Grand Voyage or similar

Bishkek (2 nights)

Grand or similar

Issyk Kul (1 nights)

Karven 4 seasons or similar

Tashkent (2 nights)

Ramada or similar

Samarkand (2 nights)

Emir Khan or similar

Bukhara(3 nights)

Amelia or similar

Khiva (1 night)

Malika Khiva or similar

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Price includes:

Letter of Invitation

Hotel Accommodation (double room sharing)

Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)*

Bottled water (1 lt per person per day)

All Land Transfers with A/C

Internal Flights (Bishkek – Tashkent, Urgench – Tashkent)

Accompany of guide/escort

Guided sightseeing

Entrance Fees

Master class of baking bread and master class of preparing plov

Map of Uzbekistan and reading material

Show program in Tashkent “Belly Dancers”

Souvenir from company

Show program in Bukhara “NDB”

*Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch/dinner consists of 1 soup, 1 hot meal, 1 salad, water, bread, desert, tea /coffee.

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Price excludes:

Tips in hotels, to the guides and driver

Any extra expenses in hotels

Video and photo camera charges

 

Guaranteed departure dates:

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April 22, 2017

May 5, 2017

May 27, 2017

June 9, 2017

September 2, 2017

September 15, 2017

October 7, 2017

October 20, 2017

 

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map off three stans

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By Dilshod Eshmurodov