A journey into history
Uzbekistan tour. Holidays in Uzbekistan
Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Type: airline and bus tour
Best Season: March to October
Accommodation: Single / double rooms in hotels, accommodation in yurts
Uzbekistan! It's very different - far and wide, hot and tender, windy and cool, young and old ...
Located in the center of Central Asia between the Amu Darya (Oxus) andSyr Darya (Jaxartes) Rivers, Uzbekistan has a long and interesting history and a great cultural heritage.
The fabled Silk Road snaked from China to the Mediterranean and along the track, jumped on fabulous cities. Names such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are a mystical quality, but, as we shall discover in this journey through the heart of Central Asia, their treasures are tangible.
This Uzbekistan holiday takes in the best locations and off-the-beaten-track places along the Great Silk Road, the modern Tashkent with his nightlifeto the seemingly endless desert and ruins of ancient fortresses of the ancient Khorezm -. The territory of the present Republic of Karakalpakstan
After visiting several historic towns you have a good time in the Ayazkala campsite, in the southern region of Karakalpakstan in a 30 km distance from the city center of Ellikkala quarter. Next door, 500 meters away, the fortresses of Big and Small Ayazkalas. Ayazkul lake located west of the camp and is just 1 km away from him. Its length is 20 km and a width of 3-5 km. The campground is equipped with sand, to organize trips rests comfortably walk around the Ayazkala forts, camels, in the open air under the stars, fishing, swimming and boating along Ayazkul lake and are surrounded.
The tour package is a combination of historical, architectural, cultural and natural components. We also advise you through the many supplements that you can look to add to the main tour program in your spare time according to your needs and preferences.
Day 1: Evening arrival in Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan. Transfer to hotel and overnight. Rest after a long flight.
Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. City tour: Gur Emir Mausoleum - Tamerlane grave (14-15th century ..) The built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan and the tombs of the three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek, Ruhabad Mausoleum ( "House of Spirit") - the legend says that is located under the dome, a box with seven hairs of Prophet Muhammad (14th c), Registan Square ("A sandy place") - the main square of Samarkand. Ulugbeg Madrassah - Sheikh Khodja Akhrar andpoet Djami were outstanding graduates of the Madrassah (15th c.), Sher-Dor Madrasah ("With Tiger") (17th c.) Tillya-Kari Madrassah ("Coated by gold") - the rich gilding of the dome, walls and mihrab surpassed all other famous buildings in Central Asia (17th c.). The mosque is named after Hazrat-Hyzr - an Islamic saint and eternal wanderer. He was estimated as what wealth and happiness in the distant travel and trade (19th c.), The cathedral mosque Bibi-Khanym that after the oldest wife of Tamerlane (14th c.), The architectural complex Shahi-Zinda (Alive king Necropolis is on the slope of the hill with Afrosiab Kusam Abbas ibn connected - - named) was. the cousin of the Prophet Muhammad (11-15 c). Overnight in the capital of Timur Empire.
Day 3: Breakfast. This day you will visit the Siab Bazar, try the best Samarkand bread and fruit, and excavations of the ancient city Afrosiab Museum, Mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar - by the legend links him to the Koran "and biblical prophets Daniyar (Daniel), whose remains were brought here Tamerlane, the memorial of the outstanding Sunni theologian Imam Mukhammad al-Bukhari (d. 870) and the largest observatory in the 15th c. built by Ulugbeg. free time to spend leisure time. overnight in one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 4: Breakfast. Transfer to Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). Shakhrisabz tour: ruins of the "Ak-Saray Palace" - Tamerlan summer residence that shocked the imagination of his contemporaries (.. 14-15 c), "Jahongir mausoleum" - the oldest and most famous mausoleum of Timur's son (14th c.) complex "Dor-ut Saodat": "Khazratiy Imam Mosque" - a multi-level mosque with domical hall decorated with ayvans (14. c), "Gumbazi-Seiidan" - mausoleum of possible descendants of Timur, "Kok Gumbaz mosque" ( "Blue dome") -. the Ulugbek on behalf of his father Shahruh (15th century) was built. Trip to Bukhara (270 km, 3.5 hours). Late afternoon arrival in Bukhara and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 5: Breakfast. City tour: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world, Chashma Ayub mausoleum, which is one of the esteemed "places of trace" left by saints (14th century (9-10 c..). ). Legend has it that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Visit the museums of Imam Al Bukhari and "The Museum of Water". "Bolo-Houz Mosque" - the only monument of medieval Bukhara (the early 20th century.), Ark - the center of Bukhara statehood, silk carpet shops, complex "Poi Kalon" (4th century BC.) ("Under the Great"): "Kalyan Minaret" - the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized the authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th century). "Kalyan Mosque" - an area of 130 x 80 m surpasses Bibi-Khanym mosque in Samarkand, "Miri Arab Madrassah" - active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c.) "Taki Zargaron" - the dome of jewelers (15-16 cc.). "Ulugbeg Madrassah" - one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by the grandson of Timur - Ulugbeg (. 15th c), "Abdulaziz-khan Madrassah" - hudjras traditional madrassah with 2 floors and a (. Mid. the 17th c) mosque on the central axis, Tim of Abdullah-Khan madrassah (1588-1590), atlas shops, "Magoki-Attari Mosque" - the oldest mosque in Bukhara (12. c), the a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture "Khanaka and Medrese Nadir Divan Beghi" - (. was 16 c) a massive rectangular structure, a place of refuge and meditation of Sufis (17th century), "Kukeldash Madrassah" -. one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, "Lyabi-Hauz" ensemble - the largest reservoir of medieval Bukhara -. is very popular with travelers (14-17. cc), "Chor Minor" ("Four minarets") is an unusual madrassah built by Caliph Niyazkul (18thc.). One of the "1000 & 1 Night" in Bukhara.
6th Day: Breakfast. Tour outside the city: Emir Summer Residence "Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa" (19. C), memorial cemeteries "Chor Bakr" (10. C), the mausoleum Bakhouddin Nakshbandi visit (16-19 cc..), The graves of his mother and his teacher (14th c.). Back to Bukhara. Free time to rest and walk through the old streets of Bukhara. Overnight in a quiet and cozy Bukhara Hotel.
Day 7: Breakfast. Transfer to Khiva on the Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan road (480 km, 8 hours). Arrival to Khiva - the only "outdoor museum" in Central Asia, fully preserved to the present day. Accommodation in a hotel in or near "Ichan-Qala" - the historical center of Khiva, which has inscribed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Free time. Overnight in Khiva.
Day 8: Breakfast. Guided tour around the architectural complex of Ichan-Qala - "(.. 12-19 Cc)" Ichan-Qala The historic center of Khiva, who has enrolled in theUNESCO list of world cultural heritage city tour around the architectural complex. "Kunya Ark khan castle - the inner citadel of Ichan-Qala (.. 16-17 cc), Kalta Minor Tower (Short minaret), the largest and the highest minaret in Central Asia (19th c.), Muhammad Amin- Khan would have - (1845-1855 yy.) the largest medieval Madrassah in Khiva, Djuma Mosque with 212 wooden columns and a minaret 32.5 m height (10th c.), Tash Hauli (Stone Farm) palace looked like a fortress with a high battlements, towers and fortified gates (19th c.), Ak-Mosque (White Mosque) - a small quarter mosque by the gates Palvan-Darvaza (1838-1842), Necropolis of Pahlavan Mahmud - the cultic center of Ichan -Qala (1810-1913 yy.), residence of Islam Khodja (1910 y) - is the vizier of the last khan of the smallest ensemble Madrassah in Khiva and a minaret, the upper deck has a height of 45 meters and is the highest vantage point old in the city ... In the afternoon transfer to Ayazkala campsite on the Amu Daria pontoon bridge and Tuprakkala Fortress (2-3. cc). accommodation in yurts. walking tour walking around the Ayazkala Ayazkala 1 and 2 fortresses. dinner around the campfire with folklore concert. resting in the open air under the stars. Overnight in traditional Silk Road.
Day 9: Breakfast. In the morning, learn to ride camels. Trip to Lake Ayazkul. Fishing, swimming and boating. Packed. Back to the yurts. Transfer to Urgench airport (80 km, 1.5 hrs) for evening flight HY 1058 in Tashkent at 21:10 clock. Arrival in Tashkent at 23:15 clock and hotel accommodation. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 10: Breakfast. Transfer to Tashkent Airport for morning flight to the next destination, departure from the wonderful land, back to monotony with the intention to return.
Cities and Sands
Uzbekistan tour. Travel to Uzbekistan with OrexCA.com
Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
Type: airline and bus tour
Best Season: March to November
Accommodation: Single / double rooms in hotels, accommodation in yurts
Description: A fascinating visit to Uzbekistan will lead you to the ancient cities of the Orient Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Shakhrisabz introduce. They make an unusual combination of modern and comfortable hotels surrounded byworld famous monuments of ancient architecture, the Great, Genghis Khan and Tamerlane memorializeAlexander, and experience a stay in yurts - the traditional dwellings of nomadic people living around the huge and imposing The Kyzyl-Kum desert sand. In a camp near Lake Aidarkul it is possible to take a short camel safari. For those who have never been on a camel before, it is a very strange but very interesting experience.
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