TOUR 3. UZBEKISTAN & KYRGYZSTAN
Route: Tashkent – Samarkand – Sarmishsay – Nurata – Aydarkul – Bukhara – Tashkent – Chimgan – Kokand – Margilan – Fergana – Osh – Son-Kul – Issyk-Kul – Bishkek
Duration: 15 days
Tour code: UZB3KYR
An unforgettable journey to two Central Asian countries, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. In Uzbekistan, you will visit historic monuments in Samarkand and Bukhara, the silk-spinning plant in Margilan, the History Museum in Kokand, and the world-famous ceramics artists from Rishtan. In Kyrgyzstan, you will see the “pearl” of Central Asia - Lake Issyk-Kul and the equally magnificent alpine lake Son-Kul. You’ll visit the famous Osh Bazaar and Kyrgyz historical museums. You will discover the capitals of both Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and learn about the cultures of local populations. You will enjoy the taste of oriental treats, live in a real yurt, become a shepherd for a day, ride a horse and a camel. So much to check off your bucket list in one trip!
Day 1 Arrive in Tashkent. Hotel accommodation.
Day 2 Travel to Samarkand. Hotel accommodation. Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.
Day 3 Continue sightseeing tour in Samarkand. Travel to Aydar yurt camp in Kyzylkum Desert.
Day 4 Camel-back ride. Visit Aydarkul Lake. Travel to Bukhara. Hotel accommodation.
Day 5 Sightseeing tour in Bukhara. Travel to Tashkent.
Day 6 Arrive in Tashkent. Travel to Chimgan Mountains.
Day 7 Travel to Fergana with excursions in Kokand and Rishtan.
Day 8 Excursion in Margilan to Yodgorlik silk factory. Travel to Osh. Hotel accommodation.
Day 9 Sightseeing tour in Osh. Travel to Chichkan Gorge.
Day 10 Travel to Son-Kul Lake. Sleep in traditional Kyrgyz yurts.
Day 11 Travel to Issyk-Kul Lake. Accommodation on the lakeshore.
Day 12 Restful day at Issyk-Kul Lake.
Day 13 Travel to Bishkek. Hotel accommodation. Sightseeing tour in Bishkek.
Day 14 Arrive in Tashkent. Hotel accommodation. Sightseeing tour in Tashkent.
Day 15 Depart from Tashkent.