Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 14
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 12 days
Day 1: Arrival to the airport. Tour consists of Transfer to Tashkent. Tour includes Bed and breakfast in the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing: this tour has attractions as "New Tashkent TV Tower" - we will have tour to the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, "Memorial for the victims of repression" - the memorial and museum, "Monument of Courage" - the epicenter of Tashkent earthquake of 1966 (1976). Tour includes Free time. First night in the hospitable Uzbekistan.
Day 2: After breakfast, transfer to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. Tour starts with City guide: we will have tour to "Gur Emir mausoleum" - Tamerlan grave (14-15 C). Built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan and tour will show us tombs of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and get tour to Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek. The night is in the capital of Tamerlane's empire.
Day 3: We visit: discover tour to 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 were brought here by Tamerlane, memorial of the outstanding Sunni theologian Imam al-Bukhari Mukhammad in Uzbekistan. Tour in Uzbekistan includes Free time to spend at leisure. The night is one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 4: After breakfast, transfer to Shakhrisabz - Uzbekistan will show us a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). In Uzbekistan we have Shakhrisabz Tour: - (. 14-15 c) Uzbekistan will show us Ruins of the "Ak-Saray Palace" Tamerlane summer residence that shocked the imagination of his contemporaries, "Jahongir mausoleum" - mausoleum of Tamerlane's oldest and most famous son. 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. During travel 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 is traditional in style Silk Road.
Day 6: After breakfast, drive to Lake Aydarkul. 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. Free time to rest and walk through the old streets of Bukhara. One of the "1000 & 1 Night" in Bukhara.
Day 8: Breakfast. City tour: - (. 9-10 c) Mausoleum of the Samanids, the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world, mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the esteemed "places of trace" of Saints (14th c) belongs to the left. 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: Breakfast. Bus trip to Khiva through Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Lunch box on the way to a local cafe "Shavkat". 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: We will have a city tour around the architectural complex khan castle - 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 your leisure. The night is in Khiva.
Day 11: After breakfast, transfer to the airport Urgench (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, "Memorial to the Victims of Repression" - the memorial and museum, "Monument of Courage" - the epicenter of the Tashkent earthquake of 1966 (1976 y ). Farewell dinner in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. The night is in Tashkent.
Day 12. After breakfast, city tour around Tashkent Free time to walk Tashkent, see its beautiful squares and fountains, visit museums and galleries, and the Tashkent Subway - one of the finest in the world. Then you will be met by your guide at the airport after the date of departure details.
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