Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 03
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Arrival at the airport. Moving in the city of Tashkent. Place and a breakfast at the hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast, flight to Urgench. Arrival in Urgench, transfer to a hotel in Khiva. Goes with the tour program in Khiva. Visit the World Heritage Site by UNESCO Ichang-Kala fortress. A free time in the second half of the day. Night in hotel.
Day 3: Khiva and Bukhara are (500 km, 7 hours) depart. Seen on the street, the bus stop, Amu-Dar. Arrival in Bukhara day. Arrival at the hotel. A free time. Night in hotel.
Day 4. After breakfast tour in Bukhara Visit the mausoleum of the Samanid dynasty, fortresses Ark, Chashma-Ayub, Kalon ensemble, Madrassah Miri-Arab, Magoki-Attari mosque. Night in hotel.
Day 5: We will tour continued to Bukhara. A trip to summer palace of Bukhara emirs Sitora-Mokhikhosa, Chor-Bakr and the Bakhoutdin Naqshbandi Mausoleum. In the second half of the day, a free time in Bukhara. Night in hotel.
Day 6: After breakfast, Bukhara and the transition going to the yurt in the Kyzyl Kum desert near the village Yangigazgan away. Visit on the road, the stop in Gijduvan ceramics masters of a seminar and Nurata a local mosque on holy water in the spring. Driving on camels and a free period. In the evening dinner near a fire is similar with Kazakh national songs for voice.
Day 7: After breakfast, visit the unique lake Ajdarkul located in the desert. A free time at sea. In the second half of the day and go yurtas move in Samarkand. Arrival to Samarkand by the hotel. Time to rest. Night in hotel.
Day 8: We have a tour in Samarkand. The area Registan, Bibi haným ruins, Shah-zinda, the mausoleum of Gur Emir, observatory of Ulugbek. The free time in the second half of the day. Night in hotel.
Day 9: After breakfast, Samarkand and move go to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent by the hotel. Visit the center of Tashkent, Amir Temura away the independence areas. Old part of Tashkent with the Hast-Imam complex and the choir-sou a market, a Museum of Applied Arts Night in hotel.
Day 10: After breakfast, you will be met by your guide at the airport from there depending on the time of departure of a detail.
3 - The Hive Commerce
The trade was the basic source of income in the hive. In the early nineteenth century, Muhammad Rahim Kungrad trade have expanded Hive purchase by the grant of the option, Turkmen bread, and together they have started maintaining security Hiva caravan through the territory of present-day Turkmenistan.
The market was of great importance for the life Hivy, it consisted of two covered the narrow streets with a number of specialty shops and workshops. Both sides of the road Hiva, the market was pretty lively and according to many on the market such as Bukhara. As power was centralized Hivinsky Khanate began to think about possible increased trade indoors and outdoors. The small market, they could not has been greatly expanded to meet the needs of the population in 1930 and its surroundings. For this region, the eastern suburb of the city have chosen where there is a lake. People Hiva worked doggedly for 45 days to cover the lakes and they have raised a new set of branches. The special tax is perceived as traditional use market. Hivy caravans in different directions with different goods, although the roads were not always safe. In relation to one of the caravans, the historian Munis wrote:
Two hundred Khorezm dealer furnished the great caravan numerous expensive goods in 1219 H (1804-1805). When the caravan has people / towards Mashhad and have reached the area Serakhsa attacked him out of the tribe, who lived there. Hiva dealer invited attack determined resistance groups.
Munis also said such an incident:
The city has formed the caravan reinforcements packages and dirt made and has begun to fight back. For three days it was difficult for their transgressions Chaudors despite their efforts. For the fifth day Chaudors have begun to talk about the world - wonders buying hoods for dead - and has continued the march caravan, escape the danger that threatens them.
They came merchants with foreign goods in the near and distant Hivy caravan. They have brought a variety of goods Hivy and other countries along the route are.