• Round-trip international airfare from Chicago O’Hare Airport. (Airfare available from your closest international airport for an additional fee. First/Business class upgrades available)
  • First-class hotel accommodations in Uzbekistan. (Suite upgrades available)
  • Transfers to/from the airport/hotel in Uzbekistan for full package guests.
  • Hands-on workshops with our celebrity guest instructor, Jinny Beyer.
  • Guijdouvan ceramics workshop master class.
  • Dinner and food preparation with a local family.
  • Carpet weaving demonstration by a master weaver.
  • A tour of a gold sewing factory and art gallery.
  • A guided tour of a silk factory.
  • A professional Craftours escort throughout your entire journey.
  • panoramic city tour of Fergana with a professional local guide.
  • Special dinner with dancing and costume fashion show in Bukhara.
  • A master class workshop of gold sewing and trafarett cutting.
  • high-speed train ride from Afrosiab to Tashkent.
  • A tour of the Museum of Applied Arts and State Art Gallery in Tashkent.
  • A guided tour of a silk paper factory.
  • Rishtan ceramics workshop with a master artisan.
  • panoramic city tour of Kokand with a professional local guide.
  • An evening performance at the Theater of Historical Costume El Merosi.
  • Panoramic tour of the city of Bukhara with a professional local guide.
  • An opportunity to savor regional cuisine.
  • Cable car ride in the mountains of the Chimgan Region.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and professional driver the entire time.
  • cooking lesson to learn food preparation for local traditional foods.
  • Delicious buffet breakfast served daily and special farewell dinner.
  • A welcome dinner, introductions, and orientation meeting.
  • Panoramic city tour of Samarkand with a local professional guide.
  • A Craftours lanyard, luggage identifier and commemorative gift.
  • All taxes are included in this package and insurance is highly recommended.
Total cost of this 12-day Uzbekistan Experience is only:
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  • Ground transfers to/from the airport and hotel.
  • First class hotel accommodations in Istanbul. (Suite upgrades available)
  • Daily breakfast, some lunches and special dinners.
  • A tour of the famous Blue Mosque.
  • A stroll around the historical Hippodrome.
  • Craftours escort the entire time.
  • horse drawn carriage ride through a local residential area in Biuyuukada.
  • Shopping in the exhilarating bazaar of Istanbul.
  • A tour of Topkapi Palace, residence of the Ottoman Sultans.
  • A visit to the Egyptian Bazaar to see colorful spices and unique Turkish items.
  • A tour of St. Sophia and mosaic museum.
  • Professional local tour guide available to assist.
  • Cruise on the Marmara Sea to Buyuukada.
  • ferry ride on the Bosphorus Strait, visiting both Europe and Asia.
  • A tour of the Beylerbeyi Palace and Gardens, summer residence of the Ottoman Sultans.
The cost of this 6-day pre-tour package is only
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Space is available on a first-come/first-served basis. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Land only and single rates are available upon request. Please consult our Terms & Conditions as they apply once your first deposit is made. A 3% discount is offered if the expedition is paid in full by check within 7 business days of the invoice date.


For more than four decades, Jinny has been quilting, teaching, writing books and designing fabrics for quilters. She is world-renowned for her fabric designs (manufactured by RJR Fabrics), and especially for her border prints. Jinny has traveled world-wide to teach. She’s the author of twelve books, including The Quilter’s Album of Patchwork Patterns, an encyclopedia of more than 4000 patchwork blocks that incorporates historical and drafting information — a 6-year labor of love. Jinny loves to garden and cook and lives just outside Washington, D.C. in Great Falls, Virginia. Her own quilts, as well as antique ones, adorn the beds and walls of her 260-year-old historic farmhouse home.

Full Package Price:
$4,897.00 | Air from Chicago

Land Only Price:
$3,797.00 | Land only rate does not include airport/hotel transfers

(per person, based on double occupancy)


To make your reservations call us at +1-815-663-4046 or Toll-Free at: +1-877-887-1188 - USA, Canada or Spain, 001-882-887-1188 - Mexico, 0808 134 9500 - UK, 18 0010 6424 - Australia, or submit your reservations online.

For additional questions regarding airfare, transfers, insurance, pre-night packages, or our convenient payment plan, please call our toll-free number or use our contact form.

This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the trip, if the trip is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and will be collected with final payment. All prices listed are in USD unless otherwise noted.