Clients will get a taste of Soviet architecture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital city with a population of three million. It is known for its handicrafts and shopping – from paintings to poetry and carpets to dry fruit. The silk fabric of Ikat is an Uzbek speciality that can be found here.
In Khiva, the main attraction is the City Museum, while in Bukhara travellers will find a city that was formed in the 13th Century BC and was once a large commercial centre on the Silk Road. Samarkand is a World Heritage City that includes the Registan – a square with three prominent madrassas (Islamic educational institutions). Also in Samarkand, clients will find famous tombs and an observatory. Samarkand is about 2750 years old and now has a mix of Iranian, Indian, Mongolian and Western cultures. Click here for more info.