Tour around Uzbekistan by train "Tulpar-Talgo" from Almaty
Tour itinerary: Almaty-Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent
Season: all round year
Days: 6 | Nights: 5
We offer a specially designed new convenient tour from Almaty to Uzbekistan by Tulpar-Talgo train, where you can visit the main cities of Uzbekistan: the magnificent Samarkand, ancient Bukhara and modern Tashkent. Exciting excursions, religious and historical monuments and good weather are waiting for you!
Day 1, Mon
22:30 Departure from Almaty. Night on the train. On the way for 16h 30m.
Day 2, Tue
13:37 Arrival to Tashkent. Meeting at the station by our partner and transfer to the hotel. Discussion of the tour program and other details. Hotel accommodation. Relaxation.
Next, we will take a walk through Alisher Navoi National Park, visit Abulkasym Madrasa, where the center of applied art is located. The tour will continue with a visit to the old city, where the Religious Center of Tashkent is located - complex Khast Imam: the Barakhan madrasa, the the mausoleum of Kaffali-Shash and the library of Islamic literature. On the territory of the complex is the original Koran Osman, which is stored in a special safe with a constantly maintained temperature.
21:00 Transfer to the railway station.
22:00 Departure by night train to Bukhara. Night on the train.
Day 4, Thur
06:30 Arrival in Bukhara.
Meeting and transfer to the hotel. Breakfast. If the rooms are free - check-in on arrival.
After a short rest, a walking tour around the old part of Bukhara: a visit to the mausoleum of the Samanids, the mosque and the madrassah Bola-Khauz, citadel Arc, complex Poi Kalyan (the minaret and the Kalyan mosque are symbols of Bukhara), the Mir-Arab madrasa. We will go through the trade domes of Bukhara: Toki Saraffon, Toki Telpakfurushon, Toki Zargaron, where they used to trade in silk, headdresses, expensive jewelry and money traders who came to Bukhara from distant countries.
Today, there is also a brisk trade here - tourists have the opportunity to see and purchase various souvenirs and unique jewelry. The tour will continue with a visit to the Ulugbek and Abdullazizkhan Medresse, Tim Abdullakhan, the Sayfiddin caravan, the Magoki Attari Mosque. Then we will move to the very center of old Bukhara - the Lyabi-Hauz, where the Nakir and Nodir Divan Begi Madrasah is located, Kukeldash madrasah and the monument of the beloved Khoja Nasreddin.
Upon request, you can order a dinner with a folklore show in Madrasah Nadir Divan Begi.
Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5, Fri
Breakfast. Free time.
14:50 Transfer to the railway station.
15:50 Transfer to Samarkand by train "Afrosiab".
17:25 Arrival. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation.
Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6, Sat
Excursion in Samarkand with a visit to the Gur-Emir mausoleum, the tombs of the Temurids dynasty, the Registan Square - the heart of Samarkand, consisting of three grandiose structures: Ulugbek Madrasah, Tilya-Kori Madrasah and Sher-Dor Madrasa.
Next we will have lunch in one of the national restaurants of Samarkand.
Check-in 14.00, checkout time 11.00. No early check in, late check out are included, unless indicated.
• Please note that the drivers do not speak English or can speak only basic English.
• All the changes in the basic itinerary, timing for transfers depending the international flights departure/arrival time are to be discussed and pre-agreed with Tour Operator
• Train tickets are booked/bought as per the actual schedule and train tickets availability. Please note that the train trip/s MIGHT be replaced for transfer/s by car depending on train tickets availability and trains schedule.