Skiing in beautiful places of Uzbekistan
7 days / 6 nights
Tashkent- Bukhara -Samarkand- Tian-Shan Mountains
If you want the New Year holidays to remain in memory as beautiful, joyful and unusual holidays, we invite you to fascinating trip to Uzbekistan! This trip combined skiing tours to Tian-Shan Mountains and Cultural tours to the pearl City of Central Asia Samarkand and Bukhara. Uzbekistan, a country with a history entwined with The Great Silk Road, is famous not only for its ancient and world renowned cities, but also for its wonderful mountains.
The New Year’s Day for citizens of Uzbekistan is one of the most favorite and long-awaited holiday. If you take this tour, you may have a chance to make master classes of Uzbek tradition and enjoy skiing activates for beginners with local instructor.
Departure to Tashkent
|Tashkent - Bukhara||
Arrive in Tashkent airport, meet and great service with the local tour operator Discover CA.
05:10-Transfer to domestic airport.
07:35- Departure to Bukhara by local flight. 09.10 – Arrival and transfer to the Hotel in Bukhara. City tour in Bukhara. We will start the tour in Bukhara – home to a slew of signature mosques & madrasah & listed as the Historic Centre of Bukhara by the UNESCO World Heritage Site
12:30 Lunch at a local family guest house Rahmon aka. After lunch check in the Hotel and time for a rest.
16:00 – Continue of tour
18:00 – Dinner at Restaurant with folklore show program at hotel.
Overnight in Bukhara.
|The ARK Citadel Kalyan Mosque, Kalyan Minaret, Miri-Arab Madrasah, Bukhara, Gijduvani Memorial Complex, Mausoleum of The Samanids, Magoki-Attari Mosque, Madrasah of Abdul Aziz-Khan, Ваha Ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis, Fayzabad and Khodja-Zainuddin Khanakas, Kukeldash Madrasah, Namazga Mosque , Poyi Kalon , Kosh-Madrasah, Trading domes, The Memorial Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari, Bolo-Hauz Mosque, Vabkent Minaret, Chor-Minor, Chashma-Ayub, Lyabi-Hauz, Chor-Bakr, Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa,|
|Bukhara - Samarkand||
Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out.
Option1: 09:00 - Departure to Samarkand by bus/car (286 km).via Gijduvan City (2 hours’) to see the local villages and visit the grave of Gijduvaniy Mausoleum
10:30 Master Class: Gijduvan Ceramics Workshop (approx. 30 mins)
11:30 Lunch at The Ceramic House with local “kebabs”.
16:00 - Check-in at the hotel. Free time. Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Option2: City tour in Bukhara. After lunch transfer to train station. 15:00-Departure to Samarkand by train. 19:00-
Arrival and dinner at Hotel.
Overnight in Samarkand.
|Gijduvani Memorial Complex Ishrat-Khana Mausoleum, The Memorial Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari,|
Breakfast at the hotel.
Sightseeing Tour in Samarkand:
13:00 Lunch restaurant
Dinner and overnight in Samarkand
|Madrasa and Mausoleum of Bibi-Khanym Ulugbek Observatory, Siab Bazaar, Sher-Dor madrasah, Tilya-Kari Madrasah, Shahi-Zinda, Registan, Temurids Necropolis , The Memorial Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari, Ruhabad Mausoleum, Hazret-Hyzr Mosque, Mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar, Mausoleum of Kusam-Ibn-Abbas, Amir Burunduk Mausoleum, Temurid Female Necropolis, Tuglu-Tekin and Amir-Zadeh Mausoleums, Southern group, Dahma of Shaybanids, Khodja Akhrar Necropolis, Mausoleums of Abdi Clan, Ishrat-Khana Mausoleum,|
|Samarkand - Chimgan||
06:00 - Transfer to the rail station of Samarkand. 07.00- Departure to Tashkent by speed train “Afrasiab”.
Arrival to Tashkent and depart to Chimgan Mountains (80 km, ~2 h.). Upon arrival accommodation in hotel for a rest.
This wall, surrounding Tashkent from the East is the Western Tian-Shan Mountains. Rising to more than 3000 meters, they have an eternal blanket of snow that descends to the foot of the mountain in winter. 85 km from the capital of Uzbekistan,
among the spurs of the Chatkal ridge at a height of 1600 meters, the large tourist skiing complex "Chimgan" is located.
The main peak of the area - Big Chimgan ( 3309 m) looks like the point of a giant star from which, adorned by rugged peaks, rays of slopes scatter in all directions.
Skiing resort Chimgan has several routes and type of complexities, a ski-track for beginning skiers, extended up to 1500 m has a rope-tow lift, considered as "blue" tracks long, flat, and easy. The ski-track for slalom is extended up to 900 m and equipped with chair lift and classified as a "red" track of mid level difficulty
Time for skiing. Dinner and on at hotel.
Overnight in mountain resort.
Breakfast at the Hotel.
Free time and time for leisure.
14:00 - Transfer to lifts in Chimgan.
High quality lifts and mountain ski fast tracks have been built on resort territory. There are two lift lines: double-chair lift (length is 2.5 km, lifting time is ~ 24 min, altitude drop is 565 m, lifting cost is ~1 $) and hook lift”Shvabra”- for the beginners (length is ~1 km, lifting time is ~ 5 min, altitude drop is 200 m).
Hook lift looks like the continuation of double-chair lift and is situated only 100 m higher than upper station of the line. The small cafe with snakes, hot tea, coffee and beverages is at the lower station.
Overnight in Mountain resorts.
Breakfast at hotel.
09:00 – Check out from the hotel and transfer to Tashkent 100 km.
Arrive and sightseeing tour in Tashken
18:00 - Transfer to International Airport in Tashkent.
|Kaffal Shashi - the patron saint of Tashkent Mosque Minor-White mosque of the capital, Hast-Imam - the heart of Muslim Tashkent, Madrassah Kukeldash: the center of Muslim education, Juma-mosque, Alai Bazaar - Oriental Bazaar in Tashkent, Amir Timur Square, Sheikhantaur memorial complex, Chorsu Bazaar, Independents Square of Tashkent, TV Tower-The tallest tower in Central Asia, Friday Tile Shaykh Mosque, The Tashkent Metro, The Islamic Institute named after al-Bukhari is the first Muslim university in the CIS,|