Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 08
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Your guide will meet you at the international airport in the city of Tashkent. Once you arrive at the hotel to rest a bit before your new journey. After breakfast you have an historical tour with the tour guide to a city. During this trip you will learn many interesting about this country.
Day 2: Breakfast is waiting for you eight in the morning moved 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 built for grandson Muhammad the Temura-Sultan and tombs of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahrukh and his grandson Ulugbek. A lot of interesting things that you do to your leaders say on this trip. Local Restaurant Uzbek fine meal waiting for you. At eight in the evening clock clock serves fine meal. Night at the Empire Tamerlana capital. You have the night in your cozy hotel "National".
Day 3: You will have your breakfast for eight in the morning. These days you will visit during the tour: try Siab, a market, the best breads and fruit Samarkand excavated, and a museum of the ancient site of ancient settlement "Afrasiab During this tour you will find many interesting about this country learn the local Uzbek restaurant .. served a delicious dinner. free time to spend a free time. At eight clock in the evening a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in one of the oldest cities in the world. Yours spend the night in the nice cozy place to be organized.
Day 4: Breakfast is waiting for you at eight clock Shakhrisabz Tour - a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). Local Restaurant Uzbek fine meal waiting for you. One can never forget these days. Shakhrisabz Tour: Ruins "Ak-shed" - the summer residence Tamerlana, the imagination of his contemporaries (the fifteenth 14-C), have shaken 'Jahangir's Tomb "- the mausoleum of senior and favorite son Tamerlana. At eight in the evening clock clock serves fine meal. Later on arrival in Bukhara and placement in the hotel. You have the night in your cozy hotel "National".
Day 5: You have your breakfast in the morning for eight. A tour of the city: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world (9-tenth), mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the estimated "pursue Places" on the left side of the concerns holy (14). Local Uzbek restaurant serves a delicious dinner. Legend has it that once Bibles prophets Iov (Ayub) visited this place. We will do our best to make sure that you remember these days with warm impressions. Then you have a trip to the museums of Imam Al-Bukhari and "a water museum" "The Bolo Houz to a mosque." - A unique monument of medieval Bukhara (early 20-C), Ark - "Give drink Kalon" the center of Bukhara statehood (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. At eight clock in the evening you have a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Yours will spend the night in the beautiful cozy hotel will be organized.
Day 6: Breakfast for careful clock morning tour outside the city is waiting: the Emir summer residence "Sitora Mocha Hosa" (19), memorial cemeteries "choir-Bakr" (10), the mausoleum of Bahauddin Naqshbandi visit (the 16 - nineteenth. -C), and the graves of his mother and his teacher) (14 Local Restaurant Uzbek fine meal waiting for you A trip to Bukhara at eight clock clock serves fine evening meal A free time for rest and ... walks along the old streets of Bukhara . You can never forget these days. You have night in your cozy hotel "National".
Day 7: You will have a breakfast for eight in the morning. Transfer Tour to Khiva through the desert Kyzyl-godfather along caravan on the road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - only "the open-air museum" in Central Asia, which has completely remained until today. Local Uzbek restaurant serves a delicious dinner. A lot of interesting things that you do to your leaders say on this trip. Accommodation at the hotel or nearby "Ichang-Kala" - the historical center of Khiva, which was registered in the list of world cultural heritage by UNESCO. At eight clock in the evening you have a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. A free time. Yours will spend the night in the beautiful cozy hotel will be organized.
Day 8: Breakfast is for careful clock in the morning, the tour is waiting for 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. Local Restaurant Uzbek fine meal waiting for you. In day of the trip to Camp Ajazkala by the pontoon bridge and Tuprakkala Amu Darya is an old fortress (the two thirds century). We will do our best to make sure that you remember these days with warm impressions The hike hike continued his Ayazkala. At eight in the evening clock clock serves fine meal. You have the night in your cozy hotel "National".
Day 9: You will have your breakfast in the morning for eight. In the morning, get going camels. Tour Ayazkul lakes. Fishing, swimming and rowing. Local Uzbek restaurant serves a delicious dinner. To secure in yurts. At eight clock in the evening you have a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Only to transfer to Urgench airport (80 km, 1.5 hours), the evening flight HY 1058 in Tashkent at 21:10 clock clock. During this trip you will learn many interesting about this country. Arrival in Tashkent at 23:15 clock and placement in the hotel. Yours will spend the night in the beautiful cozy hotel will be organized.
Day 10: Your management you see at the airport.
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8 - In the 4th Century BC came the Empire of Alexander the Great to the scene of world history.
In the late 330 BC Alexander conquered Bactria capital city Bactri. However, Alexander's troops ran into fierce resistance from the troops called unified by a talented Sogdian Spitamen out. Raging fierce attacks on the defense succeeded Alexander to move forward and captured Samarkand, the capital of Sogdiana. End of 328 BC, by grafting the local elites, military tricks and treachery, he managed to stifle the rebellion in Bactria and Sogdiana, leading to the death of Spitamen.
The invasion brought harsh torture, death and destruction in the cities and villages, they broke the economy, trade and cultural life Bactria, Sogdiana and Khorezm.
But at the same time, it should be emphasized that the creation of the "Empire" by Alexander the Great in one way or another led to the flourishing trade and cultural relations between the countries that were part of that kingdom. The war also brought Greek and Macedonian merchants. The recovery of the Greek Coins in Central Asia serves as a witness active trade relations that existed in the region. Nevertheless, it did not take long. After the death of Alexander in June 13, 323 BC, the local provinces of a vast empire, took on the way to win political independence.
The Kushan Kingdom proved to be one of the most powerful countries in 1000 BC The climax of his rise to the Empire was the end of the first Century saw AD - early 2 Century AD, when it. Areas of the north of present-day India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the southern provinces of the Republic of Uzbekistan One of the most famous rulers of the empire was Kanishka. One of the most significant events of the reign of Kanishka was a declaration of Bactrian language and writing as an official in the kingdom. From that time on, followed in writing on Bactrian coins, but not in Greek or Indian languages.
The cable from Termez became one of the largest commercial and cultural centers of the Kushan Empire. Buddhist religious complexes were built along the outskirts of the city, as Koratepa, Chingiztepa, Fayoztepa, Zurmala and others. Many samples obtained from various settlements in the area, serve witness of the above.