Short tour from Tashkent To Tajikistan
SHORT TOUR FROM TASHKENT TO TAJIKISTAN
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY :
Duration : 3day/2night
Day1 Tashkent - Khujand
Day2 Khujand - Panjakent
Day3 Panjakent - Samarkand
Tajikistan and Uzbekistan share a lot of history, though they also have much that differs. This three-day trip will take you from Uzbekistan to some of the most interesting ancient sites in Tajikistan. After departing from Tashkent, spend a day in Khujand, which has been a famous historical point since the times of Alexander the Great. The museums in Khujand are interesting and informative, and are excellent ways to immerse yourself in the history of the region. Take a little time for modern Khujand with a stop at the Panjshanbe Bazaar. Next, head to Penjikent, well known as the birthplace of Rudaki (the fouder of Tajik-persian literature) and the home of ruins, all that remains of an ancient city. This is a short trip but unique and memorable .
Day 1: Tashkent – Khujand
Early morning transfer to Uzbekistan-Tajikistan border crossing at Oybek (100 km, 1 h 30 min) from your hotel in Tashkent. Go through border formalities on both checkpoints. Meet our group and drive to Khujand (70 km, 1 h). Sightseeing in Khujand: Republican Historical-Ethnographic Museum, Timur-Malik Fortress, Archeological Museum, Mosque and Madrasah of Sheikh Muslehiddin, Panjshanbe Bazaar. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3 hours
Day 2: Khujand – Penjikent
Drive to Penjikent (260 km, 5-6 h). Arrival and check in to the guest house. Meet your guide for sightseeing program: Rudaki Museum, dedicated to the poet considered as the father of Persian Poetry; ancient Penjikent - ruins of old Sogdian town founded in the 5th century and abandoned in the 8th century by Arabs. Foundations of houses, a citadel with a couple of Zoroastrian fire temples and city bazaar are visible in the excavated ruins. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Penjikent – Samarkand
Early morning transfer to Tajikistan-Uzbekistan border crossing at Jartepa (20 km, 20 min). Customs and passport control on both sides, cross the border, meet Uzbek driver and drive to Samarkand (50 km, 1 h). Arrival to the hotel in Samarkand. End of the tour.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
-All transfers and transport;
- All accommodation;
-All meals (B.L.D.)
-1L bottled water per day for each
-VAT Tax and Profit of organization;
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
-Visa, international flight;
-Photo and video charges;
-All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.);
-Fees for extra service (folklore performance, meetings);
-Tips to the guides, drivers and others;
-Single accommodation(which you need to pay additional money equally to 36$ per person);
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