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Uzbek trips: Tour 013
Activity: Cultural trip
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: you will arrive to Tashkent, and then will pass to hotel. After that you will have breakfast and will have a rest. Day has a flight to Urgench. Arrive to Urgench and pass to hotel in Khiva. Urgench - the capital of the Khorezm area, to the northwest from Bukhara through Desert Kyzylkum. It is located between the River of Amu Darya (in river delta) and on border with Turkmenia. Suddenly is in hotel.
Day 2: this day we will have a survey of sights: Ichan Kala - city heart where the majority of architectural and historical monuments is located. It is so-called "old area of a city", 2.2 km surtriped with a wall in length. Ichan Kala with high minarets and the dome-shaped roofs surtriped with living buildings, represents rich traditions of popular east architecture: monumental forms, the fine cut out columns, doors and ceilings, original samples and a colourful majolica. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel.
Day 3: Early morning departure for Bukhara through Kyzylkum (red sand) Desert (435 km). The fruitless countryside - the house to base fiber and turtles. Enroute stop to see River Amudarya, known to researchers as Oxus. Because of ирригации cotton areas has begun during Soviet times, the river quickly dries. The trip occupies 5 - 6 hours. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel.
Day 4: this day we will have a full city trip of day. In morning visiting: the Ark Citadel. This Royal "the city within a city" is the house of governors of Bukhara for on a millenium. The ark is so old as Bukhara directly. The fortress was the centre trip which the medieval city developed. Suddenly in hotel.
Day 5: At 8:00 the breakfast is submitted. The engine to Samarkand (268 km) through Shakhrisabz, earth Tamerlane. Shakhrisabz (the Green city) is a small city on the south of Samarkand laying through hills in the field of Kashka-Darya. It is native city Timur's, and once for a long time it has possibly placed Samarkand directly in a shade. Suddenly is in hotel.
Day 6: At 8:00 the breakfast is submitted. Full trip of day for you to see it is a lot of miracles of Samarkand. In morning visiting: the Square of Registan known since 13th century as a square of a market, was the centre of trade and a cultural life in medieval Samarkand. It is surtriped by three madrasahs, constructed in the various periods. The main displays of a museum: model of an ancient city and walls of a fortress, pottery, arms, stamping, altars and most of all painting of a fresco of 7th century. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in Hotel.
Day 7: the Morning engine to Tashkent. In the afternoon city trip across Tashkent. Some of places which you visit, include: the Museum of History of the People of Uzbekistan, greatest of museums of Tashkent, contains 8 000 exhibitions. The archaeological results shown in a museum, present a life of the people of Central Asia just as a life of the Uzbek people from ancient times to modern age. It is picturesque, noisy and full of local colour. Suddenly is in hotel.
Day 8: the Breakfast in hotel. Excursion Tashkent, including visitings of Market Chorsu in an old city part of Tashkent, Mosque Kukuldash and Khast Imom - the official religious centre of Moslems in Central Asia, consists from Barak Khan Madrassa (16 cents), Tilla Shaykh the Mosque - Koran Osman which as believe, was the oldest Koran in the world, is kept in library of this Mosque. A dinner. The engine to Samarkand (4 hours). Arrival in Samarkand. Settlement in hotel. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel in Samarkand.
Day 9: this day we will have an excursion Samarkand which will include: the known Square of Registan (with Madrassa Sherdor 17th century, Tilla Kori and 15th century Ulugbek), Shokhi Zinda Nekropole (the important place of pilgrimage in Samarkand), remains from grandiose Bibi Khanum the Mosque, the Mausoleum of emir Gur (where the Emir of conqueror Temur (Tamerlane), its two sons and two grandsons is buried, 15th century), Observatory Ulugbek. A dinner within day. Suddenly is in hotel in Samarkand.
Day 10: At 8:00 the breakfast is submitted. The engine to Bukhara through Shakhrisabz. Excursion Shakhrisabz, including: the rests of Palace Ak-Saray (summer Palace Tamerlane's), Mosque Kok-Gumbaz (15th century), Khazrati Imom Ensamble (14th century). A dinner. Arrive to Bukhara. Settlement in hotel. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel in Bukhara.
Day 11: this day we will have an excursion Bukhara: mausoleum Ismail Samonid (a place of burial of the founder of dynasty Ismail Samani Samani, 10th century), Minaret Kalon also Give to drink to Mosque Kalon, the Arab of Miri Madrassa (16th century), and restored in 16th century, with Zoroastrijsky ornaments of a temple below), a complex of House Lyabi. A dinner within day. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel in Bukhara.
Day 12: this day we will continue excursion Bukhara: the Ark Fortress (the house to governors of Bukhara), Museums in the Ark Fortress, Younger Chor, a summer residence of governors of Bukhara. A dinner. Leave from Bukhara and go to Khiva (6 hours). Arrival in Khiva. Registration to hotel. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Suddenly is in hotel in Khiva.
Day 13: this day we will have a survey of sights of Khiva: Ichan-Kala an architectural complex (1219 c). - the Site of the Heritage of the World of UNESCO - a residence of last Khan, including mausoleum Ismail Khodja, Khan Mohammed Amin madrassah, Pahlavan Mahmud the mausoleum (1418 c)., Mosque Juma (10th c). The Dinner within day. In the evening you will enjoy a delightful dinner. Pass to Urgench to catch evening flight to Tashkent, arriving in Tashkent. Pass to hotel. Suddenly is in hotel in Tashkent.
Day 14: in the morning you will be transferred the airport. Khayir Sogh Buling - the Uzbek traditional farewell and good wishes.