1 day tour to the Solar Institute from Tashkent

1 day

from 20$

Tour price

  • $65

    2 persons (per person)
  • $35

    6 persons (per person)
  • $25

    10 persons (per person)
  • $20

    20 persons (per person)

1 day tour to the Solar Institute from Tashkent

Excursion tour to the Solar Institute from Tashkent to see the Solar Oven. “Physics-Sun” will take you away from the path of the usual historical and cultural excursions of Tashkent into the world of scientific discoveries in Uzbekistan. Just 45 km from the capital, near the town of Parkent, there is a unique solar complex “Sun”, the only analogue of which can be found only in the south of France.

Tour itinerary

  • 9:00 meeting with guide and driver at the hotel in Tashkent

  • 9:15 Departure to the city of Parkent (55 km, 1 hour 20 minutes) where the Solar Institute is located. Large solar furnace, a truly unique scientific laboratory from Soviet times, which today is sometimes called the Physics-Sun facility or the Solar Institute of Uzbekistan

  • 11:00 Start of tour of the Great Solar Furnace, a technical complex with a solar concentrator, a technology tower and a heliostat field of special mirrors that work in harmony to create a perfect coverage of the concentrator bowl with sunlight.

  • Lunch in Sukok – cafe of national cuisine

  • Walk in the village of Sukok. Sukok is a small village near Parkent, with a wonderful conservation area.

  • 17:00 Transfer to Tashkent. Total tour time is 7-8 hours.

Price includes:

  • transfer Tashkent-Parkent-Tashkent

  • entry tickets

Price does not include:

  • lunch