Welcome to Bukhara

Central Asia’s holiest city, Bukhara has buildings spanning a thousand years of history, and a thoroughly lived-in old centre that hasn’t changed too much in two centuries. It is one of the best places in Central Asia for a glimpse of pre-Russian Turkestan.Most of the centre is an architectural preserve, full of medressas, minarets, a massive royal fortress and the remnants of a once-vast market complex. Government... Read More

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$605 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.

$135 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Delhi Small-group Twilight Fine Dining Tour

Make your way to the lobby of the Imperial Hotel and meet your guide at 5pm. Receive an overview of the hotel and learn some important historical facts and trivia. After the introduction you will head over to a famous restaurant within the Imperial. Here you will have the opportunity to taste wine or beer accompanied with some snacks for 1-hour. Continue on to another 5-star hotel, Claridges where the authentic North-Indian restaurant Dhaba is located. After tasting a variety of food you will then be driven to Hotel Maurya Sheraton. During this time, you be able to visit and sample even more food from the world famous Bukhara restaurant. A full meal will be available here as well.   Afterwards, return to Connaught Place for the conclusion of the tour, which ends at approximately 9:30pm. Throughout the duration of the tour, your host will explain the history of each place visited as well as the food that you taste. Your host speaks fluent English and is well acquainted with the surrounding area. Please note that a luxury 4-12 seat air-conditioned vehicle such as an Innova, Swift, SUV or Sedan is provided during the tour’s duration to tempo travel for large groups. The vehicle has both heating and air-conditioning facilities available.

$172 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Luxury Dining Experience in Delhi: Bukhara Restaurant at ITC Maurya Hotel with Private Transfer

You’ll be picked up from your Delhi hotel in the evening and whisked off to the luxury ITC Maurya hotel, where you’ll be seated at one of Asia's top award-winning restaurants, Bukhara.Frequented by public figures and celebrities like Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bukhara serves exquisite traditional Indian food in a relaxed, elegant setting. Watch your food being cooked in the open kitchen and then enjoy a dinner by candlelight (menu can be found in the Itinerary section). Indulge in dishes like cumin-braised lamb, tandoori-cooked jumbo prawns, coriander chicken and paneer (cheese) skewers, followed by deep-fried dumplings drizzled with syrup.This romantic evening is the perfect night out for you and that special someone. After dinner, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

$2999 Classic

Central Asia – Multi-Stan Adventure

With their reputation for welcoming visitors and their unique cultural footprint, the countries of Central Asia will remind you why you travel. This comprehensive 23-day tour will take you through all the 'Stans we visit, offering a fascinating glimpse at a beautiful part of the world most travellers miss. Stay at unique homestays, sleep in traditional yurts, discover the breathtaking mountain and desert scenery, enjoy free time in the Uzbek city of Tashkent, and roam gorgeous buildings built centuries ago. See Central Asia with a group of like-minded adventurers and an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and cross off an entire and unexpected region of the world from your must-see list.

$1999 Classic

Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

Get yourself to two incredible (and often overlooked) destinations: Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. This 15-day combo trip brings together the best highlights of these two cultures for first-time visitors. Stay at unique Tajik homestays and roam the stunning countryside before heading to the cultural centre of Samarkand. Spend a night in a traditional desert yurt and discover a part of the world few others get to see. This is a tour for all kinds of adventurers.

$866.28 Classic

Best of Uzbekistan

While it doesn't get a lot of attention, Uzbekistan is a life-changing destination for all who are smart enough to visit. These ten days will take you through some of the greatest cultural highlights the country has to offer. Marvel at the gorgeous mosques in Samarkand, experience a one-night stay in a traditional desert yurt, and immerse yourself in the diverse culture of ancient Bukhara. Uzbekistan is a must-see for any seasoned (or first-time) traveller.