Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 08
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Arrival at the airport. Moving in the city of Tashkent. Tashkent - capital of Uzbekistan. A transfer in the hotel and location. Rest after a long flight. In the second half of the day-trip to a city: "The new Tashkent TV Tower" - the highest in the Central Asia - 375 m ", the memorial to the victims of reprisals" - a memorial and museum, "the Courage Monument" ( 1976) - epicenter Tashkent 1966th An old part of the city: an architectural complex "Hazrat-Imam". Place and a breakfast at the hotel. The first night in the hospitable Uzbekistan.
Day 2: After breakfast move to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and placement in the hotel. The sightseeing tour of the city includes a visit to "the mausoleum of Gur Emir" - grave of Timur (the 14-fifteenth C), which was constructed for grandson Muhammad the Temura-Sultan and tombs of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahrukh and his grandson Ulugbek. The night is in Empire Tamerlana capital.
Day 3: After breakfast we visit: try SIAB a market, the best Samarkand bread and fruit, and an excavation of the ancient city Afrosiab Museum, Mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar - Legend Associates with the Koran and the Bible prophets Danijara (Daniel) have their remains were brought here by Timur. Free time to spend a free time. Night in one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 4: We will be putting in Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). Shakhrisabz Tour: Ruins "Ak-shed" - the summer residence Tamerlana, the imagination of his contemporaries (the fifteenth 14-C), "Jahangir's mausoleum" have shaken - the mausoleum of senior and favorite son Tamerlana. Later on arrival in Bukhara and placement in the hotel. The night is in Bukhara.
Day 5: We have a tour on a city: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world (9-tenth), mausoleum Chashma Ayub that concerns estimated to "pursue Places" to the left Holy (14). The legend says that once Bibles prophets Iov (Ayub) visited this place. Visiting museums Imam Al Bukhari and "a water museum." "Bolo-Houz to a mosque" - a unique monument of medieval Bukhara (early 20-C), Ark - "Give drink Kalon" the center of the rule of Bukhara (4 C BC), shops silk carpets, a complex (" Under Big "):" Kalyan Minaret "- the main symbol of sacred Bukhara, which symbolizes the power and the power of spiritual governors.
Day 6: After breakfast tour outside the city: the Emir's summer residence "Sitora Mocha Hosa" his (19), memorial cemeteries "choir-Bakr" (10), visit the mausoleum Bahauddin Naqshbandi (16-nineteenth C) and Graves mother and his teacher (14). Return to Bukhara. A free time for recreation and walks along ancient streets of Bukhara. The night is quiet and cozy hotel in Bukhara.
Day 7: We are a transfer to Khiva through the desert Kyzyl-godfather lengthways caravan on the road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - only "the open-air museum" in Central Asia, which was completely, has remained until today. Accommodation in the hotel in or near "Ichang-Kala" - the historical center of Khiva, which was entered in the list UNESCO World Heritage one. A free time. The night is in Khiva.
Day 8: After breakfast a city tour an architectural complex. The ensemble consists of the smallest madrassah in Khiva and the minaret of the upper deck at a height of 45 meters and is the highest point in the city. In the second half of the day, a transfer in camping Ayazkala by the pontoon bridge Amu Darya and Tuprakkala an old fortress (the two thirds century) accommodation in yurts. A walking tour atour Ayazkala 1 and 2 Ayazkala fortresses. The night is in the traditional style of the Silk Way of the century
9th Day: to learn in the morning, camels go. Tour Ayazkul lakes. Fishing, swimming and rowing. A dinner. To back in yurts. A transfer to the airport in Urgench (80 km, 1.5 hours), the evening flight HY 1058 in Tashkent at 21:10 clock. Arrival in Tashkent at 23:15 clock and placement in the hotel. The night is in Tashkent.
Day 10: breakfast. A sightseeing tour across Tashkent. "Chorsu" - Eastern Market, "National park", "Abdulkasim madrassas", which is now the center of traditional arts with attractive souvenirs from local artisans (19 The Free time for walking through Tashkent, see the beautiful areas and fountains, to visit museums and galleries, and the Tashkent undergtour -. one of the finest in the world by your guide at the Tashkent airport, depending on the time of departure of a detail picked up.
8 - How was the Khanate of the competition factor between England and Russia. The Ministry of Finance has supported the idea and rejected it Gorchakova immediate offensive operations, however, has gained in short DAMaljutin dispute.
In 1864, Russian forces began the attack of Kokand and Bukhara. These khanates were not taught enough weakened as a result of activation of the war and the army. They have suffered defeat after defeat.
After 1868 a significant portion of Kokand and Bukhara was busy. During this time only Hiva remained independent. But his fate is already determined. The Tsar was "open" Hivy entrepreneurs in Russia. Was губернаторства 1867 General Turkestansky Semerechensk Syr Darya regions and KF Kaufman organized was the first Governor-General set Turkestana.
If he come in Turkestan, he sent the letter kan Hivy with hopes for the development of friendly relations. But kan no interest in expanding economic and political relations with the neighboring power. When he did not respond, a new letter was delivered in the fall of 1863, with sharp colors, and played to the same fate as the Bukhara and Kokand was designed now "were created to live in the world" and keep "friendly relations with the neighbors. "
However, the Governor-General were the diplomatic efforts, the kan Hivy reciprocity not. So, is ready K.P.Kaufman Hivy oppose. The idea has received the support of NA Krijanovsky, Orenburg Governor General and the Assistant to the Caucasus. The first group of the Army of the Caucasus military, led by Colonel G.Stoletov has landed on the coast along the western coast of the Caspian Sea near the Gulf Krasnovodsk. There have Krasnovodsk the city, which is for use as Field Operations for the attack Western Hivu future was built. In the spring of 1870 KPKaufman has begun in preparation for the march Hivy open, but under pressure from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, have the Special Meeting of March was certainly unreasonable. In January 1871 KPKaufman was given the command to reinforce the mouth Irekbei on the way to Hivinsky Khanate.