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Most of the centre is an architectural preserve, full of medressas and minarets, a massive royal fortress and the remnants of a once-vast market complex. Government restoration efforts have been more subtle and less indiscriminate than in flashier Samarkand. The city’s accommodation options are by far the best and most atmospheric in the country.

You’ll need at least two days to see the main sights. Try to allow time to lose yourself in the old town; it’s easy to overdose on the 140-odd protected buildings and miss the whole for its many parts.


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$2788 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent

Ancient cities of Uzbekistan Program: • Tashkent:  Arrival in Tashkent. Hotel Uzbekistan. Tour of the capital of Uzbekistan • Tashkent-Bukhara: Transfer to Bukhara. Excursion to one of the oldest cities of Central Asia. Hotel Grand Bukhara • Bukhara: Excursion of suburban Bukhara. Hotel Grand Bukhara. • Bukhara – Samarkand: Transfer to Samarkand. Visit Samarkand. Hotel “Regal Samarkand” • Samarkand –Tashkent: Excursion to one of the oldest existing cities of the world. Transfer to Tashkent by high speed train “Afrasiyob”. • Tashkent: Departure from Tashkent. Feel free to create your own Itinerary, and contact us (tourparadiso.uz@gmail.com) for quotation. If you require detailed program, Contact us any time.Our price includes the following our Services: • Hotel Accommodation, • Transfers Airport-Hotel-Airport, • 3 Meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), • Bus Transportation as in Itinerary, • Domestic Flight as in Itinerary, • Guided tours, • Entry Fees (museums, touristic sites and attractions, etc.)

$625 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Pearls of Uzbekistan Tour

Day 1 (L,D): Tashkent - Bukhara (by Air) You will be greeted and picked up at Tashkent International Airport by your English-speaking guide around 9:00 am. Visit the Broadway of Amir Timur, Statue of Independence and Madrassah Barak Khan - was built by Suyunuj Khan – first Khan of Uzbek dynasty (XVI c.). Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Later you will be transferred to the local airport of Tashkent and take a flight to Bukhara. Upon arrival in Bukhara, check in to the hotel. Overnight stay in Bukhara. Day 2 (B,L,D): Bukhara After breakfast visit the Mausoleum Ismail Samani – the oldest building in the Central Asia (IX-X c.), Chashmai Ayyub according to the legends the Biblical Prophet whose name was Iov (Ayyub) has visited this place, Ark Citadel - the center of government of Bukhara (IV BC), Minaret Kalian, Madrassah of Mir Arab that is still in use (XVI c.), Madrassah of Ulughbek (XV c.), Madrassah of Abdulazizkhan (XVII c.), Mosque Magoki Ataru the center of government of Bukhara (IV BC), and Lyabi Khauz Ensemble - very famous place for tourists. In the evening, enjoy a folklore show in the madrassah Nadir Divan-Begi. Overnight stay in Bukhara. Day 3 (B,L,D): Bukhara – Samarkand (270 km) After breakfast transfer from Bukhara to Samarkand. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Upon arrival in Samarkand, take a sightseeing tour and visit the Gur-Emir Mausoleum (the burial place of the Great Amir Temur and his dynasty (XIV-XV c.), and Reghistan Square – the main square of Samarkand. It consists of Madrassah Ulugbek (XV c.), Madrassah Sherdor (XVII c.) and Madrassah Tilla Kori) (XVII c.). Stay overnight in Samarkand. Day 4 (B,L,D): Samarkand - Tashkent After breakfast enjoy a sightseeing tour of Samarkand. Visit Bibi Khanum Mosque that was named after the eldest wife of Great Timur (XIV в.), Siyab local bazaar where you can taste the best breads and fruits of Samarkand at your own expense, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolises meaning “Alive King” (XI-XII c.), and Ulugbek Observatory, the biggest observatory was built by Ulugbek (XVc.). Later transfer to the railway station and take the train to Tashkent. Upon arrival in Tashkent around 19:10, you will be transferred to Tashkent International Airport.

$1500 Cultural & Theme Tours

11-Day Tour: Magical Cities of Uzbekistan

1 Day: Your Homeland – Tashkent (B)Arrive at Tashkent in early morning, your guide and driver will greet you at the airport and transfer you to hotel for early check-in and breakfast in the hotel. You may explore the city at your leisure for the rest of the day.2 Day: Tashkent (B)After breakfast at the hotel, you will start sightseeing in Tashkent visiting Amir Timur Boulevard, Independence Square, Monument of Courage (the epicenter of a 1966 earthquake), and the Square of Khazrati Imam. Accommodation in Tashkent.Day 3: Tashkent – Urgench – (17 mi/30 km) – Khiva (B) Catch an early morning flight from Tashkent at 6:10am to arrive in Urgench at 07:50am. Then drive to Khiva which is 19 mile (30 km) away from Urgench. Visit Kunya-Ark Fortress (Castle Khana), Ichan Kala, Tower Kalta Minor, Madrassah Muhammad Amin Khan, Juma Mosque with 212 trees and Minaret, Tash Khauli, the Mosque Ark, the Minaret of Islam Khodja, the Minaret of the main Vizir, and Caravansaray of Allakhuli-Khan.Day 4: Khiva (B)After breakfast, visit the Memorial of Pakhlavan Makhmud, Khiva Bazaar, and the craft centers of Khiva.Day 5: Khiva – Bukhara (B)A six-hour ride to Bukhara. On your way to Bukhara, stop to see Kyzyl-Kum Desert. After arriving in Bukhara, enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.Day 6: Bukhara (B)Visit Mausoleum Ismail Samanid, Chashmai Ayyub, Bolo Khauz Mosque, and Ark Citadel before lunch time. In the afternoon, visit Minaret Kalian, Mosque Kalian, Madrassah of Mir Arab, Madrassah of Ulughbek, Madrassah of Abdulazizkhan, and Hanaka & Madrassah Nadir Divan Begui.Day 7: Bukhara (B)Visit Ensemble of Bakha-ad-Din Nakshband, Sitorai Mohi Khosa, Puppet Workshop, and Suzani Workshop.These workshops are home-stays where you will meet with chief embroiderer and his family in the evening. The wives of these families will show you how to cook the famous meal, “Uzbek Palov”. Day 8: Bukhara – Shakrisabz – Samarkand (B)Drive to Shakhrisabz and visit Ak-Saray Palace, Mausoleum of Jakhangir, Complex Darut Saadat, Mosque of Imam Khazrat, Gumbazi Saiidon, and Darut-Tillavat. On you way to Samarkand, drop in “Arab Bandi” village to visit a local family and see hand crafted Kilims. Day 9: Samarkand (B)Sightseeing in Samarkand includes Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Reghistan Square, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolises, BibiKhanum Mosque, and local Siyab Bazaar. Day 10: Samarkand - Tashkent (B) Drive to Tashkent through Djizzakh and Syrdarya regions. These two regions were known for cultivation of cotton during the time of USSR. After arriving in Tashkent, visit Chorsu Bazaar, one of the most famous underground bazaars in Central Asia.Day 11: Tashkent – Homeland (B)You will be transferred to Tashkent International airport of Tashkent and departure for your homeland.

$1400 Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Day Tour: Under the Open Sky of Uzbekistan

Day 1: Homeland – Tashkent (B,D)Arrive at Tashkent in early morning, your guide and driver will greet you at the airport and transfer you to hotel for early check-in and breakfast in the hotel. In the afternoon, you will start sightseeing in Tashkent and visit Amir Timur Boulevard, Independence Square, Modern monuments, Fountain of Tashkent, Madrassah Kukaldash (built in 16 Century, now a center for Muslim Education), Monument of Courage (the epicenter of a 1966 earthquake), and city streets. Accommodation in Tashkent.Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand (199 mi/320 km) (B,D)Drive to Tashkent Railway Station at 7:00 am and departure for Samarkand via high speed train (Afrasiob) at 8:00am. Upon arrival in Samarkand at 10:10am, you will start today's sightseeing tour by visiting ancient attractions such as Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Reghistan Square (the main square of Samarkand). Accommodation in Samarkand. Day 3: Samarkand – Bukhara (174 mi/280 km) (B,D) You will visit Shakhi-Zinda Necropolises, Bibi Khanum Mosque, and Siyab Local bazaar before driving to Bukhara. On your way to Bukhara, you will have a chance to see world famous Gijduvan Ceramic of the Narzullaevs, which is listed as World Heritage under UNESCO, and arrive in Bukhara in late afternoon. Accommodation in Bukhara.Day 4: Bukhara (B,D) Enjoy a day of excursion in Bukhara. You will visit Mausoleum Ismail Samani, Chashmai Ayyub, Bolo Khauz Mosque, Ark Citadel, Minaret Kalian, Madrassah of Mir Arab (built in 16 Century and still in use today), Tim of Abdulla-Khan (known for its carpet), Toki Telpak Furushon, Toki Sarrafon, Toki Zargaron (domes of jewelers built in 15-16 Century), Madrassah of Ulughbek, Madrassah of Kukaldosh, Hanaka and Madrassah Nadir Divan Begui, and Lyabi Khauz Ensemble. In the evening, you will see a folklore show in the madrassah Nadir Divan-begui. Accommodation in Bukhara.Day 5: Bukhara - Khiva (281 mi/452 km) (B,D)Drive to Khiva today and enjoy beautiful landscape.It takes about 6 hours from Bukhara to Khiva. Accommodation in Khiva.Day 6: Khiva (B,D) A day of sightseeing to ancient attractions of Khiva such as Complex of Ichan Kala (UNESCO World Heritage Center), Kunya-Ark Fortress (including Castle Khana), Tower “Kalta Minor” (Short Tower), and Madrassah Muhammad Amin Khan, Juma Mosque with 212 trees and Minaret which is built in 10th Century with the height of 107 ft (32.5 m), Tash Khauli (Stone Yard), The Mosque Ark (a small mosque located near the gates of Palvan-Darvaza), The Memorial of Pakhlavan Makhmud, The Minaret of Islam Khodja, Caravansaray of Allakhuli-Khan.Day 7: Khiva – (17 mi/30 km)- Urgench –Tashkent (B,D) Transfer to airport of Urgench at 7h:30am to catch a flight back to Tashkent at 10.50am and then check into you hotel before more sightseeing. Visit the Complex of Hazrati Imam and Chorsu Bazaar before dinner.Day 8: Tashkent – Your Homeland (B)Early breakfast in hotel before transferring to Tashkent International airport and departure for your homeland.

$61.27 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Buffet Brunch in Ajman Hotel

We require prior booking on this experience. You may ask your hotel information to assist you in getting your transfer.  This is available every Saturday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please arrived in the location with your booking confirmation. Ajman Hotel is only a 30-minute drive away from the buzz of downtown Dubai and 20-minutes from Dubai International Airport. Ajman is the smallest of the seven Emirates and a true yet undiscovered gem in the mystical UAE, with a lot of secrets left to be uncovered. This Saturday buffet brunch in Bukhara restaurant is an amazing dining experience to treat yourself to the rich heritage of authentic Indian cuisine and indulge in tender chunks of Murgh Malai Kabab and delicately spiced Tandoori Jhinga, along with the signature Tandoori Lobster and Dal Bukhara, offering real gastronomic goodness from the pulsating heart of India. Famous for its roots in the Northwest Frontier, each Bukhara dish is a regal, mouth-watering experience that creates a feast known for its delicious authenticity. Let the beautifully crafted interior leave you feeling transported to the Indian peninsular, while the open view of the show-kitchen adds to the overall warmth of the restaurant, allowing you to get a glimpse of the passion in every dish, before it arrives at your table. Chef Gagandeep and his team are looking forward to welcome you for an authentic culinary experience every Saturday.

$34 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Rickshaw Tour Of Old Delhi - Customized Itinerary

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiDigamber Jain temple (10 minutes)This is the oldest and best known Jain temple in Delhi that dates back to the 17th century. The temple also has an avian veterinary hospital.Red Fort (1 hour)The Red Fort was the main residence of the Mughal Emperors for nearly 200 years up to 1856. The fort was built by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. Precious marble structures were destroyed during the invasion of the Mughal Empire by Nadir Shah in 1747. More destruction followed at the hands of the British during the revolt of 1857 after which the fort was used as a garrison. The British put the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar on trial in this fort before exiling him to Rangoon in 1857. The historical significance of the Red Fort is underscored by the fact that to date it is used for hoisting the national flag on 15th August every year. That day marks the Indian Independence day.Jama Masjid (30 minutes)This 17th century mosque is the largest mosque of India and can accommodate more than 25000 people in its central courtyard. The mosque was built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan and was inaugurated by an Imam (priest) from Bukhara, in present day Uzbekistan. Town Hall (5 minutes)The Town Hall is an important landmark of Old Delhi. Built in 1863, it originally housed government offices, a library and a Club for Europeans only.Begum Samru’s Palace (5 minutes)This old palace belonged to the only Catholic ruler in India, who was also a woman. Begum Samru was a Muslim dancing girl from Kashmir who married a mercenary soldier of the British army and converted to Christianity. The guide will tell you the several tales of intrigue linked with this colourful personality of Indian history.Gadodiya Palace (10 minutes)This is an old palace from the times of the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan now in ruins. Zeenat Mahal Palace (10 minutes)Built for the youngest queen of the last Mughal Emperor of India, Bahadurshah Zafar, the palace was once the hotbed of rebellion against the British. It is said that the Queen herself opened the gates of the palace to the troops of the Indian Mutiny in 1857. The palace now lies in ruins but is an interesting spot to visit on this tour of old Delhi.Khari Baoli (15 minutes)Visit the largest spice market in Asia. Go past shops laden with colorful spices and take in the sights and smells of the market. The market remains closed on Sundays.Chandni Chowk (15 minutes)This is the oldest bazaar in Delhi and has shops that sell everything from groceries to electrical appliances. The narrow lanes of the bazaar are lined with old family homes. The shops are located at the ground level and families still reside on the upper floors. The market remains closed on Sundays.Kinari bazaar (10 minutes)This market specializes in wedding and traditional Indian outfits. You can catch a glimpse of the colorful bridal sarees and dresses as you go past the shops of this bazaar. The market remains closed on Sundays.Dariba Kalan (15 minutes)This is a 17th century bazaar that is home to some of the oldest silversmiths in India. Today the shops also sell costume jewellery. The market remains closed on Sundays.Ballimaran (15 minutes)The streets of this bazaar were home to the famous Urdu poet Ghalib. The shops here specialize in bangles and footwear. The market remains closed on Sundays.Gauri Shanker Hindu Temple (10 minutes)This is an 800 year old temple that is dedicated to the Hindu God, Shiva and his divine consort, Parvati. The idols of Shiva and Parvati are covered with pure gold and are placed under a silver canopy.Central Baptist Church (10 minutes)The façade of this church, one of the oldest in North India, is a fine example of European architecture of its time. The church was established in 1814 by the Baptist Missionary Society of London.Fatehpuri Mosque (10 minutes)This 17th century mosque was built by Fatehpuri Begum, one of the wives of the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. The mosque is built in red sandstone and has a fluted dome. Gurudwara Sis Ganj (15 minutes)A Sikh temple, the Gurudwara was built in 1783 on the same spot where the ninth Sikh religious leader was beheaded on the orders of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb for refusing to convert to Islam.Duration: 4 hours