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HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY SOLIN HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY UZBEKISTAN See the Roman ruins of Salona See the Miri Arab madrassah in Bukhara Croatia's Hidden Treasures 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1019^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Departing: Apr 27 (£1019) or Sep 26, 2019 (£1069). Holiday code: AV17Y All breakfasts, lunches and dinners Free bar open 12 hours a day Local wine and water at lunch and dinner Five excursions and 9 visits Two archaeology talks Archaeology host and dedicated Saga host Welcome drink and drinks reception Fruit and water in your room on arrival Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Porterage at your hotel Return flights and transfers l l l l l l l l l l Uzbekistan: Unveiling History 10 nights from £2149^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £71 if not required§ Departing: October 29, 2019 Holiday code: AV178. VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 67 Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Ten breakfasts, three lunches and nine dinners Seven full-days of visits to historical and archaeological sites Talks by a local academic Saga tour manager Porterage at all hotels Tourist visa** l l l l l l l l Local Flights Your Programme Split and Salona: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Diocletian's Palace in Split, and the Archaeological Museum. Continue to Salona, where Roman remains include an amphitheatre, basilicas and aquaduct. Klis and Trogir: Visit the impressive hilltop fortress of Klis and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trogir, the 15th-century Fortress Kamerlengo and the Cathedral of St Lawrence. Narona and Makarska. The Roman remains of Narona include temples and houses. Visit Narona Archaeological Museum in the village of Vid, and enjoy some free time in Makarska. Brac. Visit the village of Skrip, the oldest settlement on Brac island, the Native Museum and Lovrecina Cove with its 6th-century Basilica. Tilurij and Sinj. Discover Tiljurij's important 1st-century 7th Roman Legion camp, visit the Regional Museum and the historic town of Sinj. Meteor Hotel QQQQ: The locally rated 4-star Meteor Hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool, restaurant, lounge and bar. There is a dedicated lounge with outdoor terrace and bar serving free local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, these can only be consumed in the lounge. 278 rooms. You can extend your holiday at the Meteor Hotel. Please call for details. ACTIVITY LEVEL Itinerary: Day 1-2: UK-Tashkent. Fly overnight to Tashkent, stay overnight at the Lotte City Palace (4Q), or similar hotel. Meet the Professor of Archaeology, visit the Museum of History, the Muyi-Mubarak Mosque and the Khast-Imam complex. Day 3: Tashkent-Urgench-Khiva. Fly to Urgench. Visit Ayzkala fortress with lunch in yurt camp. Transfer to Khiva. Stay overnight at the Asia Khiva (3Q) or similar hotel. Short city tour of Itchan Kala. Day 4: Khiva to Bukhara. Tour Ismail Khodja Mausoleum, Kunya-Ark Castle and Muhammed Amin Khan Madrassah. Journey across the Red Desert to Bukhara. Stay three nights at the Asia Bukhara (3Q) or similar hotel. Day 5: Bukhara. See key sights including the 10th-century Samanids Mausoleum, Citadel Ark and the 12th century minaret Kalon, the Kalyan Mosque and Miri Arab Madrassah. Day 6: Bukhara. Visit Paykend settlement, dubbed the Asian Pompeii. Continue to Varakhsha to see the remains of this oasis city. Day 7: Bukhara to Shakhrisabz and Samarkand. Visit the ancient settlements of Kasbi, Bazda, see the remains of Erkurgan and ruins of Kesh.Two nights at the Grand Samarkand (4Q) or similar hotel. Day 8: Samarkand. Visit the Afrosiyab Museum and the archaeological sites of Kafyr-kala and Jartepa. Day 9: Samarkand to Tashkent. Admire Registan Square, visit Guri Emir Mausoleum, then take the bullet train to Tashkent. Stay two nights at Lotte City Palace (4Q) or similar hotel. Day 10: Tashkent. Transfer to the archaeological site of Kharashkent. Day 11: Tashkent-UK. Sightseeing tour before your return flight to the UK. SAVE an additional £50 on advertised price when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Croatia's Hidden Treasures. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flight from Heathrow or Gatwick to Split with the scheduled services of Croatia Airlines or charter services of Thomas Cook Airlines dependent on date of departure. Prices are subject to availability and may change. § A reduction of £20 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from a local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/ holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. SAVE an additional £100 on advertised price when you book by Feb 28, 2019 ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing including savings as advertised. Flights from Heathrow with the scheduled services of Uzbekistan Airways. §A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellations rights. Single rooms: (supplement per person, per tour): from £199, subject to availability. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. See enclosed Essential Information. Please note: **Tourist visa for full British citizens resident in the UK. See the Essential Information for details. To book see page 67 and call FREE on 0800 056 6078 or visit saga.co.uk/special-interests19 Please quote SPN34 45