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Asia

Uzbekistan

Silk Road

Suggested schedule

Day 1

Flight Montreal - Tashkent

Day 2

Tashkent

 Visit of the city of Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan

Discovery of Amir Timour Square, Oloy Local Market, Khasti-Imam, the mosque and Alicher Theater

Day 3

Tashkent - Khiva

Flight to Khiva

Tour of the ancient capital: Ichan Fortress Kala, Kounya Arc Citadel, Allaouddinkhan Mausoleum and Tashkauli Palace

Day 4

Khiva - Soulayman Kala

Discover the local life of the Khorezm region

Day in the village Soulayman Kala:
You will take part in the preparation of meals, village activities and traditional dances

Night in the local families!

Day 5

Soulayman Kala - Bukhara

Road to Bukhara

You will see the largest river in Central Asia, the Amoufaria and the Kizilkum desert (red desert)

Visit of Bukhara, the medieval city of Central Asia

Day 6

Bukhara

Walk through Boukhara

Visit of the architectural ensemble POI Kalon, the Medrsa, the Mosque and the Fortress of Arc

Day 7

Bukhara - Guijdouvan

Visit of the Bakhauddin Mausoleum of Bukhara

Road to Guijdouvan

Visit of a ceramics handicraft workshop and stroll in the heart of the city market

Day 8

Guijdouvan - Nourata - Aïdarkoul

Visit of the city of Nourata built bu Alexandre Le Grand

Installation in a camp in yurts Aïdarkoul in the middle of Kizilkoum sands 

Dinner around the fire and night in yurts

Day 9

Aïdarkoul - Sentyab

Walk through the village of Aïdarkoul: discovery of local life and culture

Camel ride

Preparation of Uzbek bread and dish

Night in yurts

Day 10

Aïdarkoul - Samarkand

Visit of Samarkand
Reguistan Square, Mosque, Chakh-i-Zinda and Siab Market

Day 11

Samarkand - Tashkent

Visit the Samarkand History Museum: Afrasiab

Walk in the village of Konigil and discovery of a workshop of silk craftsmen

Day 12

Tashkent - Flight back to Montreal

Visit of the city of Tashkent:
traditional market, religious center, médérsa, the mosque

Transfer to the airport and return flight to Montreal

All the suggested schedules in ASIA include:

  • Round-Trip air transport
  • The transport in private coach, train, RER or subway according to the schedules
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel or hostel (except when another type of accommodation is mentioned)
  • Half board for all the trip (2 meals/day)
  • Service of a local tour leader for the duration of your stay
  • Admission to activities mentioned
  • Applicable taxes and services fees (GST, QST, HST and OPC 1,00$/1 000$)
  • A toll-free emergency line 24 hours / 7 days
  • Travel documentation
  • Our advisory services to adapt the program according to your needs