Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 09
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent airport. Tour consists of Transfer to Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan. Discover tour to Tashkent city. Bed and breakfast in the hotel. The night is at the hotel.
Day 2: We will Transfer to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. Tour starts with City guide: this tour has attractions as "Gur Emir mausoleum" - we will have tour to Tamerlan grave (14-15 C). Built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan, and tour will show us the graves of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and get tour to his grandson Ulugbek.
Day 3: After breakfast we visit: we will have tour to the Siab Bazar, try the best Samarkand bread and fruit, and excavations of the ancient city Afrosiab Museum, get tour to 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. Tour includes Free time to spend at leisure. The night is one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 4: We are transmitted Shakhrisabz - Uzbekistan will show us a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). In Uzbekistan we have Shakhrisabz tour: Uzbekistan will show us ruins of the "Ak-Saray Palace" - Tamerlan summer residence that shocked the imagination of his contemporarie. Get tour in Uzbekistan to The Golden Road to the historic town of Samarkand - a crossroad of cultures in the world. The night is in Samarkand.
Day 5: After breakfast, transfer to the camp over the village Yangigazgan (260 km, 4 hours) yurt. Accommodation in traditional Kazakh yurt with all necessary equipment: showers, kitchen etc. Lunch. In Uzbekistan we 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. The night Silk Road traditional style.
Day 6: We will drive Aydarkul lake. Travel includes 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. The night is in yurts under the stars desert sky.
Day 7: After breakfast, drive to Bukhara (270 km, 4 hours) on Nurata (in direct translation from Persian into English "Only-ota" means "father of the Rays"). Get travel to 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. Travel includes Free time to rest and walk through the old streets of Bukhara.
Day 8: We need city tour: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world, mausoleum Chashma Ayub that belongs to esteemed "places of trace" left by saints (14 (9-10 c.) c). Legend has it that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. The night is in a quiet and cozy Bukhara Hotel.
Day 9: After breakfast, 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. The night is in Khiva.
Day 10: Breakfast. Guided tour around the architectural complex khan castle - (. 16-17 cc.) The inner citadel of Ichan-Qala. 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. The night is in Khiva.
Day 11: Breakfast. Transfer to Urgench airport (35 km, 30 min) for morning flight HY 1052 in Tashkent 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. The night is in Tashkent.
Day 12: After breakfast you will be met by your guide at the airport after the date of departure details.
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