Overview

9days, two countries, four cities and one Van. There are not many journeys that you’ll make quite like this one. Over the course 9 days, you’ll be treated to all the important historic sites of Uzbekistan and its ancient Silk Road cities. The itinerary route starts in the Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty. After a journey through the rugged Kazakh landscape to the launch site in Baikonur, it’s then on to explore two of the world-renowned jewels in Uzbekistan’s ancient crown: Bukhara and Samarkand; each city as elegant and fascinating as the next.

Itinerary
Day 1
DAY 1: DELHI – ALMATY
Arrival in Almaty

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel for c/in Dinner is at the local / Indian restaurant. Overnight is at Almaty. Lets go party :)

Day 2
DAY 2: ALMATY CITY TOUR WITH BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN SURROUNDING GUIDED TOUR
Day Tour

Breakfast in the hotel 10.00 Proceed for Almaty city tour. The tour starts with sightseeing in the central part of Almaty. You will know more about history and development of the southern capital of Kazakhstan and see its major attractions: Palace of President, Republic Square and Monument of Independence, and Astana Square, Abai Square and Palace of Republic. Then the tour will continue in one of the oldest Almaty park – Panfilov Park, where you will see one of the unique wooden building in the world – Zenkov Cathedral and visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country. 13.00 Lunch Transfer for Beautiful Mountain Surrounding Guided tour. This tour provides you the best opportunity to see the beautiful mountain surroundings of Almaty city. The first stop of the tour awaits you in the Medeo Gorge, where in the wonderful mountains of Trans-Ili Alatau the largest high mountain skating rink in the world is located as well as the huge dam, protecting the city from destructive mudflows formed on the tops of the western Tien Shan. Next destination is Chimbulak ski resort, located at an altitude of 2230 meters above sea level. It is very popular for its mild climate, large quantity of sunny days and snow through the winter and remarkable scenery of mountain ranges. Chimbulak has its own special atmosphere. Here you can see the skiers who like ironed track as well as the snowboarders who prefer extreme downhills with breathtaking jumps and turns. 20.00 Dinner is at local/Indian restaurant Transfer back to hotel and overnight

Day 3
DAY 3: Charyn Canyon
200Kms (3hrs) - One way

Charyn Canyon is a canyon on the Sharyn River in Kazakhstan. The canyon is roughly 154 kilometres in length. It is part of the Charyn National Park, and is located within the territory of the Uygur District. Full day excursion and back to Almaty. Dinner in an Indian/local restaurant. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4
DAY 4: ALMATY - TASHKENT
Morning flight to tashkent

Breakfast is at hotel C/out from hotel 09.30 Transfer to Airport for your flight to Delhi at 1120 HRS. 11.50 Arrival Tashkent Meet your guide at the airport gates Drive to the restaurant for Indian/local Lunch. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and time for freshen up. Later afternoon starts your city tour through the new part of the city: Lal Bahadur Shastri Monument, the Romanov Residence (from outside), Tashkent TV Tower (from outside), New Minor Mosque. Dinner at Indian / Local Restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
DAY 5: TASHKENT TOUR
City tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Tashkent city tour: Independence Square, Amir Temur Statue and local Broadway Street, Monument of Courage, Memorial to the Victims of Repression;visit to Khazrati Imam Complex consisting of Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (15th c.), Barak-Khan Madrasah (16th c.), Muyi-Mubarak Mosque - storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman and gold hair of Prophet Muhammad; Djuma Mosque of Khodja Akhrar Vali. 3:00 Lunch Time for shopping at Chorsu national bazaar. Later visit to Kukeldash Madrasah. Return back to the hotel and time for freshen up. Optional: visit to Opera and Ballet Theatre and enjoy the performance (at your own cost). 20:00 Dinner at ZARAFSHON Restaurant Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
DAY  6: TASHKENT – SAMARKAND
Bullet Train

Early breakfast at the hotel. 07:00 Transfer to Tashkent Railway Station. 08:00-10:10 High-speed train from Tashkent to Samarkand. On arrival, meet the driver at the railway station and direct drive to city center for a guided tour: visit to Registan Square that consists of Madrasah Ulugbek (15th c.), Madrasah Sher-Dor(17th c.), Madrasah Tillya-Kori (17th c.). 13:00 Lunch at local restaurant KARIMBEK with Uzbek cuisine (cost not included) Transfer to the hotel. Check-in (from 2 PM) and time for rest Afternoon shopping at Siyob national bazaar and visit to the Carpet Factory. 18:00-20:00 Dinner at MUBORAK HOUSE local restaurant with entertainment / performance” (free flow of soft drinks and juice). Overnight at the hotel FEES TO MONUMENTS EXCLUDED

Day 7
DAY 7: SAMARKAND – BUKHARA
Bukhara Excursion

Breakfast at the hotel. 08:00 Morning drive to Bukhara Railway Station. 09:43-11:17 High-speed train from Samarkand to Bukhara. On arrival, lunch at MINZIFA local Uzbek restaurant (cost not included) Transfer to the hotel, check-in and time for rest. Afternoon city tour in Bukhara: Citadel Ark (4th c. BC), Samanides Mausoleum (9-10th cc.), Bolo- Khauz Mosque (beginning of the 20th c.), Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah, Lyabi-Khauz Complex (14- 17th cc.). 19:00-20:00 Dinner at LOCAL Restaurant.

Day 8
DAY 8: BUKHARA- TASHKENT
Back to Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel Morning city tour in Bukhara: Poyi Kalon Ensemble (Pedestal of the Great) – religious heart of sacred Bukhara that consists of Minaret Kalon (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th c.) and Miri Arab Madrasah (16th c.); Ulugbek Madrasah, Abdulazizkhan Madrasah and other nearest sights. 13:00 Lunch at local house with Master-class on traditional Uzbek pilaf cooking. (Cost not included) Finish the excursion by visiting the trade domes named Coumpol Bazaar (16th c.) – trading points that consists of Toki Saraffon (the Dome of Moneychangers), Toki-Telpak Furushon (the Dome of Cap makers), Toki Zargaron (the Dome of jewelers) and Tim Abdullakhan (the Center of silk). 15:00p.m Transfer to Railway station of Bukhara / 15: 45p.m take a train to Tashkent. 19:30p.m Arrival Tashkent 20:00 Dinner at Indian Restaurant Overnight at the hotel

Day 9
DAY 9: TASHKENT – ALMATY - DELHI
Back to Delhi

Breakfast is at hotel 08.30 Check out the hotel. Clear all the extra room bills. 09.30 Transfer to Airport for Flight at 12.20 END OF SERVICES

Inclusions
  • Airfare (Delhi to Delhi)
  • Hotel accommodation (8 nights)
  • 08 breakfasts & dinners at local / Indian restaurant
  • Return airport group transfers.
  • Professional English-speaking guide service
  • 01 L Water daily in coach;
  • Almaty City Tour
  • Excursion to KOK TOBE with by Gondola
  • Excursion to Shymbulak resort (cable car included till 3 rd Level)
  • Tashkent City Tour (Amir Temur Square, etc.)
  • Tashkent Samarkand Bukhara trip (Bullet train and normal train tickets are subjected to availability)
  • Sightseeing tour of Bukhara as per program
  • One trip leader from team Jugni
Exclusions
  • Entrance charges to monuments not mentioned as included
  • Charges in hotels for additional services;
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary
  • Optional tours
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Expenses occurred due to bad weather, flight or ferry cancellation, strike or political unrest to be paid by guest as per actual
FAQs
FLIGHT DETAILS

01 OCT  KC 964   DEL         ALA       1135       1545 04 OCT  KC 127   ALA        TAS        1120       1150 09 OCT  KC 128   TAS        ALA        1220       1450  09 OCT  KC 963   ALA        DEL         2135       0030 + 1

Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • Booking amount & Tickets: (Non Refundable)
  • 60 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
  • 45 days prior to arrival: 70% of the Tour / service cost
  • 30 days prior to arrival: No Refund
Disclaimer

Please be aware that during your participation in vacations operated by Jugni, certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control, including but not limited to: the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft, or other means of transportation; forces of nature; political unrest; acts of lawlessness or terrorism; and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Jugni will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. While Jugni will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken, by agreeing to participate in a vacation and/or optional excursions you agree that you will hold Jugni harmless regarding any provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care rendered. Jugni is not responsible for such risks and dangers that may arise beyond our control. Payment of your deposit indicates you accept these risks and dangers and agree to hold Jugni harmless for the same.

Safety

Please be aware that during your participation in vacations operated by Jugni, certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control, including but not limited to: the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft, or other means of transportation; forces of nature; political unrest; acts of lawlessness or terrorism; and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Jugni will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. While Jugni will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken, by agreeing to participate in a vacation and/or optional excursions you agree that you will hold Jugni harmless regarding any provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care rendered. Jugni is not responsible for such risks and dangers that may arise beyond our control. Payment of your deposit indicates you accept these risks and dangers and agree to hold Jugni harmless for the same.

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