Pearl of the East

Pearl of the East

Duration: 12 Days / 11 nights
Path: Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Khiva-Tashkent-Chimgan mountains-Tashkent
Difficulty level: Easy
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Tour itinerary

Day 1:Tashkent

Early in the morning  arrive in Tashkent Meet at the airport. Transfer to Turkish Cafe for breakfast.  Full day excursion program: visit the modern part of Tashkent – Independence Square, Amir Temur Square, Museum of Timurids’ history, Museum of Art Appliances, Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre, Tashkent underground.

Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to hotel. Check in 14:00. Free time for rest.

After lunch proceed of the excursion program: visit the old  part of the city Architectural Complex of  Hazrati Imam – including the tomb of Imam Abu Bakr Muhammad-El-Kaffal Shashi who was one of the first imams of Tashkent( IX c.), Mui Mubarak Seminary where the oldest Koran is being kept (XIX c.),  visiting the famous Chorsu bazaar  free time.

Dinner at the “Sharshara” restaurant. (not include)

Transfer to Tashkent city, evening walking around city. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2:Tashkent –Samarkand

Early breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station.  Departure to Samarkand. Arrive in Samarkand. Full day excursion program in Samarkand: Guri-Emir mausoleum, Registan Sqaure (Sherdor Madrassah, Tilla Kari Madrassah and Ulughbek Madrassah), Walking from Registan Square to Siyab Bazaar. The famous Tashkent Street is passing from Registan Square to Siyab Bazaar. Now it is renamed in honor of the first President of Uzbekistan Islom Karimov. On the street there are many shops of needlework made of silk, etc. Bibi-Khanum Mosque – the largest mosque in Central Asia, visiting the famous Samarkand market- Siab Bazar free time for shopping.

14:00 Checking in the hotel.

Dinner at local restaurant. We recommend you the famous restaurant "Karimbek" (not include)

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing in Samarkand: Visiting the Shohi Zinda ensemble,    the Observatory of Ulugbek. Then drive to Konigil village to explore traditional way of making Samarkand paper from mulberry.

Silk carpet factory "Khujum", where silk carpets are woven manually.

Lunch in national house. Master class on cooking Samarkand plov and bread under the supervision of a chef. (include)

Free time for leisure at  the hotel. 

Dinner at local restaurant.  We recommend you the famous restaurant   “Samarkand” (not include)

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4:Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet you guide and driver in the lobby of the hotel.  Day tour include:  Visiting of Hoja Doniyor tomb, Imam Al Buhariy complex, Hoja Al Matrudiy tomb.

Lunch at the local café.

Transfer to Samarkand. 

We  advise you to visit the Family Park "Ice Arena".

Family Park by Mirankul Group - is a small city of entertainment and recreation for the whole family.

Features of the thematic entertainment center Family Park are:

  1.  ice rink - the largest after Humo Arena with a capacity of up to 1850 seats, where international competitions and events will be held. Also, the ice rink is open to ordinary visitors who want to learn how to skate;
  2.  the largest cinema;
  3. karting center equipped with advanced equipment from Great Britain;
  4.  entertainment center for young visitors;
  5.  the largest supermarket in the city;
  6.  bowling alley for family pastimes.

This is a special complex where famous brands from all over the world are represented: Indenim, Okaidi, LC Waikiki, Just, OTG, Yves Rocher, Pandora and many others. In addition, there is a separate food court with well-known catering brands: Giotto, Bellissimo Pizza, BBQ, KFC and others.

Family Park is one of the largest entertainment centers in the country, located on an area of ​​43,000 sum.

Dinner at the Family Park. (not include)

Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 5: Samarkand – Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bukhara (280 km).On the way to Bukhara visiting  the Imam Al Bukhari complex.  Arrive in Bukhara. Full day excursion program in Bukhara: Samanids’ Mausoleum, Chashmai Ayyub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khovuz mosque, Ark Fortress, Visiting the summer residence of the last emir of Bukhara Sitorai Mohi-Khosa 

Dinner at the restaurant    near Labi Hauz. (not include)

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6:Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed of the excursion program: Poi-Kalyon complex (Kalyan mosque and minaret, Miri Arab madrassa), Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrassas, Magoki Attori mosque, Trade Domes (Toki-Zargaron, Toki-Telpakifurushon and Toki-Sarrofon), Labi Khovuz complex, Samanids’ Mausoleum, Chashmai Ayyub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khovuz mosque, Ark Fortress

Dinner with folklore and fashion show performance at Nadir Devon Begi madrasah.(include)

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 :Bukhara-Hiva

At 03:00 am transfer to Bukhara railway station. At 04:00 am departure to Hiva by train. At 09:00 am arriving to Hiva. Early check in in the hotel. Free time to rest.

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the oldest part of the city: Around architected Complex Ichan Kala (XII-XIX c.), Kunya-Ark fortress (including Castle Khana),  inside Ichan Kala. (XVI-XVII cc.), Tower “Kalta Minor” which means “short tower” (XIX c.), Madrassah Muhammad Amin Khan (1845-1855 ), Juma Mosque with 212 trees and with Minaret which’s height is 32,5 meters (X c.), Tash Khauli which means “stone yard” (XIX c.) Lunch at the national restaurant near Ichan Kala. Continue the sightseeing in of Khiva: “The Mosque Ak” – small mosque located near the gates of Palvan-Darvaza (1838-1842), The Memorial of Pakhlavan Makhmud – the most cultural center of Ichan Kala (1810-1913 c), The Minaret of Islam Khodja (1910) – of “the main Vizir” which means “Prime Minister” during the last Khorezm Khan, Caravansaray of Allakhuli-Khan.

Dinner in restaurant 1001 nights with dancing show program. (not include).

Overnight in Hiva.

Day 8:Hiva/Urgench-Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel.  Transfer to Urgench airport (30km Hiva-urgench). 09:35 Fly to Tashkent.

10:55 Arrival to Tashkent domestic airport.  Meet you driver and transfer to the hotel. Check in at 14:00

Free day in Tashkent. Overnight in Tashkent.

Only Breakfast

Day 9: Tashkent – Chimgan mountains

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meeting with driver  and depart to Chimgan Mountains (80 km,-2h). you will be being the road lying in picturesque surroundings full of local villages, gardens, and streams. If the cableway is functioning take 3 km long ride in Beldersay gorge to Kumbel peak (2400) where the longest  ski track has its start. Have a walk in mountain area. Continue to the shore of Charvak reservoir, surrounded by green mountain flanks. With numerous resorts, beaches, and children summer camps,Charvak Lake is favorite place of local and foreigners to enjoy summer days outside the city. Drive down serpentine road to Chinara’s restaurant to have lunch under the shade of four giant plane trees. On the territory, there are unique petroglyphs, rock carving made by prehistoric people, preserved for the future. Check in in the hotel. Free time. Overnight Chimgan Mountains.

Only Breakfast


Day 10:Chimgan mountains - Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out at 10:00 am. Transfer to Tashkent. Arriving to Tashkent. Check in at 14:00 pm/ Free time for rest. Free day in Tashkent.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 11:Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day in Tashkent. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 12:Tashkent

Transfer to the airport for departure flight. End of the tour.


  • Accommodation in the hotels DBL/TWIN rooms (4 nights in Tashkent, 1 night in Khiva, 2 nights in Bukhara, 3 nights in Samarkand, 1 night in Chimgan);
  • Meals breakfast at the hotel;
  • Tours and transfers on the deluxe coach A/C;
  • Local guide speaking on  your language;;
  • Entrance fees to all visiting places mentioned in the itinerary;
  • One Concert of Folklore show and one  Dinner in Madrassah of Nodir devan Begi  in Bukhara;
  • One  Lunch  at the national house   Master class for cooking Samarkand palov;
  • Mineral waters in the bus 0.5 L per person during long drives between cities;
  • Tickets for Afrasiab train economy class Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara;
  • Train ticket or Fly ticket  Bukhara-Hiva
  • Urgench/Khiva-Tashkent domestic flight tickets;

Price per person –  910  USD

Single Supplement  -  333 USD  


  • Tashkent: Grand Capital* / Navruz Hotel
  • Samarkand : Zilol Baxt 4* / Grand Samarkand Superior4* / Registan Plaza 4*
  • Bukhara : As-Salam  Boutique Hotel /   Rangrez Boutique Hotel /  Kabir  Boutique Hotel
  • Khiva – Arkanchi 4* 
  • Chimgan mountains- Hotel Balanda  Chimgan  4* /  Charols Deluxe Hotel 4*/ AmirSay Resort 4*
  • International Flight Tickets;
  • Early check in first day
  • Alcoholic drinks (vodka, beer, etc);
  • Beverages (Coke, Fanta, Juices)
  • Photo and Camera fees while entering historical monuments;
  • Tips for guide and driver;
  • Single supplementary rooms;
  • Tourist insurance;
  • Full Board Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (Lunch and Dinner)