Uzbekistan By Train

11 Days Travel Uzbekistan By Train

Tour Overview

  • Price

    $ 1300
  • Location

    Uzbekistan
  • Durations

    11Days - 10 Nights
  • Type

    Group Tour
  • Departure City

    Tashkent
  • End City

    Tashkent

Tour Description

Travelling in train through Uzbekistan will be the fastest and the safest way , there are three types of trains in Uzbekistan Afrasiyab Fast Train , Sharq Express Train and normal train – slow train, railways connectes the former silk road cities in the country maybe following the silk road by trains, in every city you will see the ancient monuments minarets and modern railway stations, by this tour you will cross the Kizilkum desert by train rather than sitting in the bus or taking flight during long journeys by train you will find more local friends and you will feel yourself comfortable and you will have good atmosphere and condition for reading your lovely book around the bullet ways.

Tour Highlights

  • Bukhara pilaw cooking master class in Bukhara

  • Shakhrisabz sights

  • Visiting marvelous “Registan” square in Samarkand

  • Dinner is at traditional Uzbek house in Samarkand

  • Traditional bread baking master classin Samarkand

  • Wine showroom and wine tasting in Samarkand.

  • Master class and lunch in Rishtan Ceramic house

  • Master class of gold knitting in Bukhara .

  • Free wifi during long journey- drives.

Routes

  • Day 1 : Tashkent

    Arrival at Tashkent international airport.

    Meet & Greet service by Guide at Tashkent airport.

    Transfer to hotel in private transport & check in.

    On the way the Guide gives the general information about Uzbekistan

    Overnight at the hotel Tashkent.

  • Day 2 : Tashkent - Fergana - Margilan - Fergana - (319,2km - 5hrs 6min)

    Early breakfast in hotel and check out

    Train to Fergana valley via Kamchiq Tunnel You will see the biggest railway tunnel in Central Asia. The Kamchiq Tunnel is a 19.2 kilometres (11.9 mi) long railway tunnel in Uzbekistan, which makes it the longest tunnel in Central Asia.

    Construction began September 2013 and the excavation works were finished 27 February 2016Margilan city

    Lunch in local restaurant

    City tour:Margilan - is one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan. It is situated in Fergana Valley on the intersection of ancient trade routes. The city was well known already in antiquity because it made the best silk in Central Asia, able to compete in quality and beauty with that of Chinese one. Caravans with Margilan silk tailed to Kashgar, Bagdad, Khorasan and even to Greece moving along the Silk Road. Two silk factories were set up in Margilan. One of them is the largest inter price producing “Khan-Atlas” in Central Asia. The factory produces daily up to 2.5 km of fabric, which is in demand world-wide.

    Dinner in local restaurant

  • Day 3 : Fergana Valley - Rishtan - Kokand - (95,6km)

    Early breakfast in hotel and check out

    Transfer to Rishtan

    City tour :

    Halfway between Kokand and Fergana is the town of Rishtan, famed for its bright blue and green ceramics, with the unique “Ishkor” glaze. Legend claims the art is over 800 years old, passed down from father to son, using local red clay and natural pigments made from minerals and mountain grasses.

    Lunch in local restaurant

    Transfer to Kokand

    City tour :

    Khudayar-Khan Fortress-each khanates of the Turan had its own grand citadel. One of these monuments is a Citadel (Urda) that was constructed by the order of last Kokand ruler Khudayarkhan in 1872. According to the historical sources, this citadel of Khudayarkhan (1831-1882) was built on the ruins of the citadel of Muhammad Ali Khan. Best masters of the Kokand and Bukhara were invited for the construction of the fortress. In accordance of the project architect Mir Ubaydillah the building was erected on the hill above the high brick foundation.

    Facing and decorations were executed by the most well-known masters and calligraphers of those times.

    Dinner in local restaurant

    Overnight in Kokand

  • Day 4 : Kokand - Tashkent - (319,2km / 4hrs 20min)

    Early breakfast in hotel and check out

    Transfer to the station

    Train to Tashkent - (07:58 - 12:20 / 319,2km)

    Transfer to hotel

    Free time

    Lunch in local restaurant

    City tour :
    • In streets and square

    • Broadway street

    • Independence Square

    • Amir Temur Square

    Dinner time

    Overnight in Tashkent

  • Day 5 : Tashkent - Bukhara - (552km / 3hrs 45min)

    Early breakfast in hotel and check out

    Transfer to the station

    Train to Ancient Bukhara City-(07:30-11:14/ 552 km)

    Transfer to the hotel

    Free time

    Lunch time

    City tour : Arrival and drive to the first attraction Bukhara Old Town and start

    sightseeing :
    • Mausoleum of Ismail Samani ( the founder of the Samani dynasty in the 9th century)

    • Mausoleum Chashma Ayub with “holy WATER source”

    • Oriental Bazaars

    • Mosque Bolo Hauz or mosque “with 40 columns” 18th century

    • The Palace of the former Emirs of Bukhara

    Dinner in local restaurant

    Overnight in Bukhara city

  • Day 6 : Bukhara

    Breakfast in the Hotel in traditional style

    Continue sightseeing outside of the City

    Bakhauddin Nakshbandi Complex ( one of the main pilgrimage sites in Bukhara. This complex consists of several mausoleums, but at the heart of the complex is the Tomb of the Holy Mentor, the founder of the Nakshbaniya Brotherhood in Sufism, Bahauddin Nakschbandi.)

    Sitorai Mohi Khosa ( the former summer residence of the last emirate of Bukhara you can see here European and Asian mixed architecture )

    Chor Minor ( which was founded at the beginning of the 19th century by a Turkmen merchant)

    Return back to hotel. Take some rest after long trip around the city.

    Free time for shopping in oriental bazaars. Master class of gold knitting .

    Dinner at restaurant.

    Overnight in Bukhara

  • Day 7 : Bukhara - Samarkand - (279,6km / 2hrs 30min)

    Breakfast in hotel

    Continue the City tour: Visiting to complex Poi Kalon

    Medrese Mir Arab ( operating from the 16th century )

    On the way you can see the old commercial vaults and famous hammams too.

    Lyabi Hauz complex with three buildings ( the most popular place not only for tourists, but also for locals. Old Jewish Synagogue and doll’s workshop are recommended for viewing)In the evening, your guide will take you to dinner with an Uzbek family where you can take place also master class of preparation of Uzbek traditional food "Plow".

    Lunch time

    Transfer to the station

    Take a “Afrosiyab Train “to Samarkand - (15:45 - 17:20 / 279,6km)

    Transfer to the hotel City tour:

    Dinner in local restaurant

    Overnight in Samarkand

  • Day 8 : Samarkand

    Breakfast in hotel

    City tour :

    Registan Square - is a real gem located in the very heart of the ancient city of Samarkand. It has gained its worldwide fame thanks to the great architectural ensemble that become a monument of the oriental architecture. There are three madrassahs on the Square: Ulugbek Madrasah, SherDor Madrasah, Tillya-Kori Madrasah, that are the main sights of the city. They were erected by two rulers at different times

    Bibi - Khanum Mosque( One of the biggest mosque in Central Asia, it was erected according to the order of Tamerlane after his victorious Indian campaign in 1399.)

    Lunch time

    Ulughbek observatory – which is founded and ruled by Tamerlan’s grandson Mirzo Ulughbek. Observatory was unique construction for its time. The basis of observatory was giant goniometer (vertical circle), radius of circle was equal 40,212 meters, and length of arc was 63 meters. The main instrument-sextant was oriented with amazing exactness by line of meridian from south to north.

    Shakhi - Zinda - is the burial place of royal persons and nobles. But the main mausoleum from which the necropolis starts seems to be the imaginary grave of Prophet Muhammad’s cousin, Kusam Ibn Abbas. The complex was called “Shakhi Zinda” that means in Persian “The Alive King”.

    Dineer in local restaurant

    Overnight in Samarkand

  • Day 9 : Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - (84,2km / 1hr 45min)

    Breakfast in hotel

    Transfer to the station

    Train to Shakhrisabz-(10:16 - 12:25 / 84,2km)

    City tour :

    “AK-SARAY” Palace - the architectural décor, featuring a wide variety of designs and colors, is particularly noteworthy in the artistic appearance of Ak-saray. The use of brick mosaic work, mainly dark and light blue in color, forming large geometrical and epigraphic designs on a background of polished brick, gives the portal a special softness of color and an air of grand mystery.

    KOK-GUMBAZ MOSQUE - the building of the mosque is crowned by a huge dome covered with blue ceramic tiles. It gave the name to the mosque- KOK GUMBAZ that means “Blue Dome”. Around the tholobate of the dome there is the inscription with white glazed tiles: “Sovereignty belongs to Allah, wealth belongs to Allah”.

    THE DOR-UT TILOVAT - memorial complex was formed after the death in 1370-1371 of the eminent religious leader Shamsiddin Kulal, the founder of Sufism, the spiritual mentir of Emir Taragay and of Timur himself, and the teacher of Bahauddin Naqshbandi.

    Transfer to the station

    Train to Samarkand - (15:43 - 17:52 / 84,2km)

    Transfer to hotel

    Dinner in local restaurant

    Overnight in Samarkand

  • Day 10 : Samarkand - Tashkent - (307,6km / 2hrs 10min)

    Breakfast at hotel

    After breakfast continue city tour of Samarkand by visiting to Museum of History Afrasiyob later to Paper Mill “Meros ” which is situated in Konigil village , here you can see how Samarkand paper is prepared from mulberry branches. Transfer to city and shopping in famous dry fruit market “Siyab” – here you can find more than 100 types f dry fruits , souvenirs, hand-made pottery products and etc.

    Optionally visit to wine showroom and wine tasting in factory Khovrenko or carpet factory to see the how to made oriental carpets.

    Take a high speed train “Afrosiyab” to Tashkent (300km/2hrs/10minutes).

    Arrival transfer to hotel.

    Dinner at local restaurant

    Overnight in Tashkent

  • Day 11 : Tashkent

    Early breakfast in a hotel

    Transfer to the airport

Accommodation

Numbers of travellers

Tour price p / p in USD

2 - 9 pax

1300 $

10 pax

920 $

15 pax + 1 FOC

865 $

20 pax + 1 FOC

815 $

25 pax + 1 FOC

799 $

Single Supplement

290 $

CITIES

HOTELS

Tashkent – 3 Nights

Hilol 4* / Orient Palace 3* (Newly opened) or similar

Bukhara – 2 Nights

Carawan 3* / Lyabi Haus 3* / Atlas 3* or similar

Samarkand - 3 Nights

Zilolbaxt 3* / City Hotel 3* or similar

Fergana - 1 Night

Adras 3* or similar

Kokand - 1 Night

Asmald Palace 4* or similar

Tour Includes And Excludes

  • Double / Twin accommodation.

  • Breakfasts and dinners HB

  • Transport service according to the program with A/C bus (45 – 50 seats).

  • Local Train ticket Tashkent–Fergana-Fergana on economy class /Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand-Tashkent Afrosiyob economy class.

  • All entrance fees

  • 1 FOC for tour leader.

  • Map of Uzbekistan and guide book in your language for full tour

  • Souvenir box with the logo of your company in the last day of the tour.

  • Airfare international

  • Medicine insurance.

  • Video and photo shootings charge on the spots.

  • Lost, stolen and damaged luggage.

  • Tips to guides, escort guide and drivers

  • Visa fee

  • Cancellation charges

General FAQs

  • Accommodation On Double / Twin Sharing Basis
  • 1 0.5 Bottle Mineral Water Per Person Per Day 
  • VISA Support. (If Required)
  • Meals : Breakfast
  • Services Of Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Sightseeing As Per Above Tour Itinerary
  • All Transfers As Per Itinerary By Car 1-2 Person /Minivan 3-8 Person / Bus 35 Seated 9-20 Person
  • Economy Class Domestic Air Ticket Tashkent – Nukus
  • Economy Class Train Ticket Samarkand – Tashkent
  • Per Night Tourist Fee Tax
  • All Applicable Taxes
  • Charges In Hotels For Additional Services
  • Full Board Meal
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Photography And Video Making Fees At The Sites
  • Personal Insurance
  • International Air Tickets
  • Tourist Satisfaction - we don’t work only for making money we try to give perfect service and perfect information and perfect tour.
  • New Experiences- which never tried before in any country: like bread baking, pilov cooking and etc.
  • Pay By Your Feedback – if you don’t satisfied with your tour we will refund your money.
  • New Friends - we will guaranty you will like to stay in Uzb/central asia for ever after the tour.
  • Offer - we will guaranty that you will never get this kind of offer from anywhere.

Tour Reviews

  • Reviews

    Hanry Patreick Says : September 15 , 2019 at 6 : 09 PM

    The richness in Uzbekistan is beyond words! We’ve had a wonderful experience & memorable journey in Uzbekistan, as well as the other 4 Stan countries. We thank, Euroasia Travels for the meticulous & impeccable trip.

  • Reviews

    Robot Andrew Says : December 28 , 2018 at 11 : 45 AM

    It was our first time visit to Samarkand and Bukhara, so we were worrisome of choosing the right operator not to spoil it. The guide at Euroasia Travels was great: professional, approachable and experienced.

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