Winter holidays in Uzbekistan

Highlights of this amazing tour:

  • Samarkand - the crossroad of culture and pearl of Silk Road
  • Tashkent – Capital of Uzbekistan
  • Amirsoy - Skiing Amirsoy Mountain Resort
  • Kupkari - a national horseback game of Central Asian peoples
6 Days
Free cancellation before at least 4 days

Flight to Tashkent  

After breakfast we will transfer to the Skiing Mountain Resort “ Amirsoy”. Accommodation to the hotel which is not far from Skiing Resort Amirsoy:

The program for the period comprises the following schedule: 08:30 Breakfast. 09:00 driving to the Skiing Resort Amirsoy. 09:30 Departure towards skiing region. 10:00 – 13:00 skiing program. 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and rest. 14:00 – 16:00 Continue skiing. 16:30 Return to the hotel, rest. Dinner,

Night stay in a hotel.

Arrival Tashkent airport at 02:25am local time by Flydubai, meet our escort guide and transfer to the hotel. And check in to the hotel.  Breakfast is at the hotel. Full day tour in Tashkent: Old city – old part of Tashkent city, the area, which preserves the traditional Uzbek style: Kukaldash Madrasah (16th.c) and Hast Imam complex – the Islamic heart of the country. This architectural complex consists of Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tilla sheikh mosque, Muyi Muborak Madrasah, Kaffal shashi mausoleum, Namazgoh mosque, as well as the new Khazrati Imam mosque and the muftiate building (the muslim board of Uzbekistan) built in 2007. Muyi muborak Madrasah (16th c). Moreover, Madrasah exhibits one of the Islamic relics - the Othman Quran, the world’s oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four righteous Caliphs who succeeded the prophet Muhammad). Othman was killed by non-muslims in 8th century. His blood spread over the Quran. You still can see blood drops on Quran’s pages. Continue our visit to the Imam Buhariy Tashkent Islam University, Chorsu market. 

(Optional activity) We will visit the Tashkent Tower (TV-tower) for seeing the panorama of Tashkent. You will be transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel. 

After breakfast we will transfer to the train station at 06:50am depart to Samarkand. Arrive at 09:30. We will drive to the outside of Samarkand for to be part in the Kupkari Horseback Game. Buzkashi (kupkari, ulak; literally means “goat fetching”) is an ancient conventional equestrian game played on horseback in the Central Asia. Traditionally, Buzkashi is held in weddings, in spring/winter, before the opening of the farming season, in autumn, after the harvest has been reaped and at holidays. The main goal of this game is to compete for carrying a goat or sheep carcass. Especially, some typical mountainous villages of Samarkand are famous for their horses and they reward every traveler with interesting landscapes, easy & friendly contact with hospitable locals.

We offer horses to ride for Beginner, Experienced and Advanced riders. Come back to Samarkand. in the afternoon transfer to Samarkand.

Accommodation at the beautiful hotel. Dinner in the local restaurant.

Night stay in Samarkand. 

Breakfast is at the hotel.

We will visit the Registan (three madrassa)- the main square of Samakand. It consists of Madrassah Ulugbek, Madrassah Sherdor and Madrassah Tilla Kori.

We will visit the Guri-Amir mausoleum,

Bibi-khanum mosque – was named of the honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (XIVc).

Shakhi-Zinda necropolises – which means “Alive King” (XI-XII c.). (Qusam ibn Abbas),

Ulugbek observatory;

We will transfer to the train station at 16:50pm depart to Samarkand. 19:40pm Arrive in Tashkent

In the afternoon transfer to Tashkent. Farewell dinner. Dinner in the local restaurant.

Night stay in Tashkent.  

04:00 am Transfer to the airport.

Prices include:

Transport: New and Private air-conditioned transport;

Transfers;

Accommodation based on double/Twin room sharing;

Halal Meals: Breakfast at the hotel/

Arabic or English speaking guide;

Entrances free for museum in city;

Early check-in;

Train Tickets: Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent;

Transfers to and from Amirsoy ski resort.

Accommodation for the duration of your stay.

Prices exclude:
Charges in hotels for additional services;
International flight;
Lunch/Dinner;
Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you can choose to include:
A local or area lift pass.
Ski or snowboard hire, or carriage, if you've got your own ski equipment.
Boot and helmet hire.
Ski or snowboard lessons.
travel via the ski train. 

 

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