New Year's Eve under the blue sky of Samarkand

Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Tashkent

7 days / 6 nights

Santa Claus sends his message to every child and adult of the world: Remember to be nice!

The niceness means be good to yourself, be friendly and helpful, and love the nature!

This New Year's Journey in Uzbekistan is an exciting way to ring in the New Year. It will give you the unique opportunity to immerse in magic oriental world on the eve of the nicest, most lovable and mysterious holiday of the year. You will experience colorful New Year's Eve celebration in one of the most ancient cities of the world, where all happy dreams and wishes come true. Why not to greet the first dawn and new hopes of New Year 2011 under the famous blue sky of Samarkand among majestically beautiful buildings of Timurid architecture romantically covered with snow? Why not to experience more of the world and make New Year celebrations really exotic and unforgettable?

Come and discover enchanting atmosphere of "One Thousand and One Night" and experience the niceness and hospitality of Uzbek people while traveling along the tracks of ancient caravans!

Day 01

29 December – Tashkent Arrival in Tashkent international airport.

Meet and greet.

Transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 02

30 December Tashkent – Samarkand Early breakfast.

Transfer to the railway station to take express train "Registan" to Samarkand at 07:00.

Arrival in Samarkand at 11:00.

Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.

Dinner and overnight in Samarkand.

Day 03

31 December Samarkand Breakfast.

Sightseeing tour in Samarkand.

Visit Samarkand’s silk paper producing workshop where the antique tradition of making the famous "sultan silk paper" dating back to the 7th century has been revived.

Here you can try to make your own hand colored New Year greeting card.

After lunch transfer to the Sazagan village (20 km) where you will get acquainted with everyday life of villagers and with preparations undertaken for New Year’s Celebration.

In addition, you will have the unique opportunity to participate in festive preparation of traditional Uzbek dish "Plov" in big cauldron.

Glamorous New Year's Eve gala dinner with folklore show at one of the best restaurants of Samarkand.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 04

01 January Samarkand – Bukhara Breakfast.

Transfer to Bukhara.

En route visit to Narzullaev's ceramic studio in famous pottery center Gijduvan (45 km off Bukhara).

Savour local delights during the lunch at Narzullaev's place.

After lunch you will participate in pottery master class and learn how to make decorative ceramic toys.

Arrival in Bukhara.

Accommodation.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 05

02 January Bukhara Breakfast.

Sightseeing tour in Bukhara.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 06

03 January Bukhara –

Tashkent Breakfast.

Transfer to the airport to take flight HY 1322 to Tashkent at 11:15.

Arrival in Tashkent at 12:45.

Sightseeing tour in Tashkent.

Visit Rakhimov's ceramic studio located in one of the traditional quarters of the Old Town.

Rakhimov's family is one of the most famous dynasties of pottery makers in Tashkent.

Farewell dinner at Rakhimov's place.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 07

04 January Tashkent Early breakfast.

After early breakfast transfer to the airport to take international flight back home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016 16:28