Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 09
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Your guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to Tashkent Tashkent. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner is served at 7 Clock Night is organized in the hotel.
Day 2: On the first day of our tour, we will have Transfer to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. City guide: "Gur Emir mausoleum" - Tamerlan grave (14-15 C). Built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan, and the graves of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek. Dinner will be served at 19.00 clock
Day 3: On this day, please visit: the Siab Bazar, try the best Samarkand bread and fruit, and excavations of the ancient city Afrosiab Museum, Mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar - the legend connects it with the Koran 'and biblical prophets Daniyar (Daniel), whose remains have been here by Tamerlane, memorial of the outstanding Sunni theologian Imam Mukhammad al-Bukhari (d. 870) and the largest observatory 15th of the Century brought. built by Ulugbeg. Free time to spend at leisure. Night in one of the oldest cities in the world organized.
Day 4: Breakfast is served at 8 clock transfer 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 contemporarie. The Golden Road to the historic town of Samarkand - a crossroad of cultures in the world. Night in Samarkand organized.
Day 5: Breakfast is served at 8 clock transfer to camp on the village Yangigazgan (260 km, 4 hours) yurt. Accommodation in traditional Kazakh yurt with all necessary equipment: showers, kitchen etc. Lunch. Experience sandy landscapes, flora and fauna of the Kyzyl-Kum desert. In the evening, learn how to ride camels. Dinner around the campfire and singing Kazakh similar. Night is organized in a traditional style Silk Road.
Day 6: Drive to Aydarkul lake. Fishing, picnicking. Swimming. Eating fried fish caught from the lake for lunch. Back to the yurts. Camel rides or relax in the quiet atmosphere of the desert. Dinner is served at 7 Clock Night is organized in yurts under the stars desert sky.
Day 7: Breakfast is served at 8 clock drive to Bukhara (270 km, 4 hours) on Nurata (in direct translation from Persian into English "Only-ota" means "father of the Rays"). A visit Sarmish gorge on the way to the stone gallery to see the Bronze Age petroglyphs. It is a great pleasure to feed and watch the fish. Free time to rest and walk through the old streets of Bukhara. Dinner will be served at 19.00 clock
Day 8: In the morning you will have breakfast. City tour: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world, mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the (14th c) the estimated "places of trace" left by saints belongs (9-10 c.). Legend has it that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Dinner is served at 7 clock is night in a quiet and cozy Bukhara Hotel organized.
Day 9: Transfer to Khiva through Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - the only "outdoor museum" in Central Asia, fully preserved to the present day. Hotel accommodation is located within or near "Ichan-Qala" - the historical center of Khiva, which has inscribed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Night is organized in Khiva.
Day 10: Breakfast is served at 8 clock city tour around the architectural complex khan castle - the inner citadel of Ichan-Qala (16-17 cc..). Ensemble consists of the smallest Medressa in Khiva and a minaret, the upper deck has a height of 45 meters and is the highest vantage point in the city. Free time at leisure. Night is organized in Khiva.
Day 11: On the last day of our tour, we will transfer to Urgench airport (35 km, 30 min) for morning flight HY 1052 in Tashkent have at 09:20 clock. Arrival in Tashkent at 10:50 and hotel accommodation. City tour around Tashkent: "New Tashkent TV Tower" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, "memories of the victims of repression" - the Memorial and Museum. Night is organized in Tashkent.
Day 12: Your guide will meet you at your hotel, and then transfer to the airport.
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