Uzbekistan family tour package involves three the most ancient and touristic cities - Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. Here you can observe the monumental and mysterious sights with a thousand-year history. The tour also includes the museums with interactive stands, trips to amusement parks, fascinating master classes of Uzbek craftsmen and different performances that will be interesting for children. Family tour to Uzbekistan will give you a mass of new knowledge about this amazing country.
Arrive in Tashkent. You will be met by Silk-way.uz driver and transferred to the hotel. Check in to the hotel at noon. Overnight.
At 9:00 meet your guide to start sightseeing in the capital of Uzbekistan, the biggest city in Central Asia. Your family vacation in Uzbekistan starts with s visit to Old City part of Tashkent. There you will discover Khast-Imom Complex, where the world famous holy book Quran (Koran) of Caliph Uthman has been preserved. Khast-Imom complex consists of Madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tilla Sheikh Mosque, Mausoleum of the Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari.
Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to the only Polytechnical museum in Central Asia. Here you and your children will learn the history of automobile development, how lengths originated, experience laws of physics and optical illusions.
There are also entertainment facilities for both, toddlers and school kids.
After the museum the guide will leave you with the driver to head to Lokomotiv amusement park, where your children can go on the rides and have some rest. The driver will take you back to the hotel for overnight.
At 07:00 transfer to the railway station. Fast-speed train “Afrosiyob” departs Tashkent at 08:00 and arrives in Samarkand at 10:10 (300 km). Your guide and driver will meet you at the train station. You will head to Koni Ghil village, where you will learn how Samarkand paper is made from mulberry in a traditional way. During a small master class children will participate in papermaking which is going to be good keepsake for 300-400 years. That’s how long Samarkand papers live.
In the afternoon you will explore architectural heritage of Samarkand. You will visit spectacular Registan Square, which had been centre of the city for many centuries, remains of Bibi Khanum Mosque. There are lots of folk legends about this place. Overnight at the hotel.
Astronomical miracle of medieval Uzbekistan will start your day. You will visit Ulugbek Observatory. Ulugbek was a grandson of Amir Temur (Tamerlane), ruler of Samarkand and great scientist of the Middle Ages. Then you will continue to Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, beautiful ensemble of mausoleums where Samarkand aristocracy was buried. After, you will visit Gur Emir Mausoleum – authentic shrine of Tamerlane. The next sight is Siab Bazaar; here one can buy oriental sweets,fresh fruits and national souvenirs.
In the evening you will enjoy cooking master class in the national house(where local people live and receive visitors for lunch and dinners). You and your children will cook plov (pilaf) – a signature dish of Uzbekistan served in major life events. Overnight at the hotel.
At 09:00 transfer from your hotel to the railway station. Fast-speed train “Afrosiyob” departs Samarkand at 10:13 and arrives in Bukhara at 11:47. Meet your driver at the train station and head to Gijduvan, where you will have pottery master class. Arrival in Bukhara. Free time.
In the evening enjoy a show in Nodir Divan Begi madrasah. Overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy a walking sightseeing tour in Old City. Visit Lyabi Hauz Ensemble, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, trade domes, Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasahs, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Ismail Samani and Chashma-Ayub mausoleums.
After the sightseeing tour you will visit a puppet show, where you will plunge into childhood atmosphere. You will learn how puppets are made and enjoy mini music performance. Overnight at the hotel.
Start the second day in Bukhara with a visit to Sitorai-Mokhikhosa – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir (ruler), unique site combining Oriental and Russian architecture. Continue to Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi Mausoleum and Chor-Bakr Necropolis. At 14:20 transfer to Bukhara train station. Fast-speed train “Afrosiyob” departs Bukhara at 15:20 and arrives in Tashkent at 19:10 . Overnight at the hotel.
Check-out from the hotel at noon. Free time until transfer to Tashkent International Airport. End of the tour.