New Year and Christmas are the holidays spent with a family, if you want to change the place for this holiday come with your family to Uzbekistan to spend New Year with local family to exchange Occidental traditions with Oriental.
Arrival to Tashkent and transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel. Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan. The name of Tashkent means “Stone village” and it is 2200 years old. Visiting Tashkent you can compare old traditional part of the city with soviet and modern parts. The visit of sightseeings of the capital:
At the evening the walking along the Place of Independence to see New Year`s tree.
In the morning, drive to Samarkand by train Afrasiab, (280 km). Samarkand is a city of fairy-tales; everyone who loves travelling must visit this city at least once a life. Samarkand is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia and it saw more 2750 years of history.
After lunch, half day city tour, including:
Breakfast. The day of Uzbek Gastronomy learning the preparation of national dishes of holiday (plov, manthi, somsa etc.) and participation in the preparation of New year`s table with an Uzbek family. You will combine European kitchen with local Uzbek, teaching one famous meal to local family.
The eve with the family.
Breakfast. Free-day. According to the wish of tourists we can organize Samarkand city tour.
Breakfast. Drive to Bukhara by train. Bukhara is famous under the name (Kubbat al Islam)-the dome of Islam. Bukhara is a city of caravans, craftsmen and real oriental image.
After check-in at hotel we will explore the city:
Breakfast. Bukhara city tour.
Afternoon departure to Tashkent by train. Check-in at hotel.
Transfer to airport for international departure. End of our services.