Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 14
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Tashkent in Tashkent, transfer to the airport and met. You can have breakfast in the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing: "New Tashkent TV Tower" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, the "Memorial to the victims of repression" - a memorial and museum, "Courage statue" - 1966 (1976) in Tashkent earthquake epicenter. Free time.
Day 2: Breakfast at 7.00. Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and Transfer to the hotel. City guide: "Gur Emir mausoleum" - Tamerlan heavy (14-15 C). Sons of Temur - Miranshah and Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek Timurids, and three other tombs were built for. This evening you will be the capital of Tamerlane's empire.
Day 3: Breakfast at 7.00. See Today: Siab Sunday, the best of Samarqand, bread and fruit, excavations and ancient city Afrosiab, the mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar to the museum - and the legend of the Koran, and biblical prophets Daniyar (Daniel), where it connects with the remains of Tamerlane, a prominent Sunni theologian Imam al- Bukhari Mukhammad brought to the memorial. Free time to spend at leisure. This evening you will be one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 4: After breakfast will be Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of architecture and urban design (90 km, 1.5 hours). Shakhrisabz Tour - that shocked his contemporaries and imagination, "Ak-Saray Palace" Tamerlane summer residence Ruins "Jahongir tomb" - the oldest and most famous son, the mausoleum of Timur (14-15 c.). The night will be spent in Samarkand.
Day 5: After breakfast, rural Yangigazgan (260 km, 4 hrs) transferred to the camp in the country. Bathroom, kitchen and so on. Lunch: a traditional Kazakh yurt accommodation with all the necessary equipment. Golden-sand desert sand of landscapes, flora and fauna experience. In the evening, learn how to ride a camel. Dinner around the campfire and singing like Kazakhstan. The night will be spent in traditional Silk Road.
Day 6: Breakfast at 7.00. Please Aydarkul lake. Fishing, picnicking. Swimming. Fried fish in the lake were eating lunch. Back to the yurts. Desert camel rides or relax in a quiet environment. The night sky in the desert sun, under the stars, you will spend yurts.
Day 7: Breakfast at 07.00. (In Persian, translated into English as the "father of Rice," "the OTA" means) on Nurata Bukhara (270 km, 4 hours) Drive. Bronze Age petroglyphs in the valley Sarmish visit to the gallery to see the stone. Free time to relax and walk through the streets of ancient Bukhara. In Bukhara, "1000 and 1 Night" one.
Day 8: After breakfast, city tour: the Samanids mausoleum - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, the masterpieces of world architecture, mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the esteemed "places of trace" (left out of Saints (9-10 c.), 14th century) . Legend of the Holy Prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place, that is. This night will be a quiet and comfortable Hotel Bukhara.
Day 9: Breakfast at 7.00. Golden-sand desert caravan along the road (480 km, 5-7 hours) of buses traveling through the Xivə. Local cafe "Shavkat" lunch box on the way. Xivə arrival - not only in Central Asia "open museum", is full of these days. Xivə UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, which is written in the historical center - Accommodation or "Ichan-Kala" is close. Xivə you will spend the night.
Day 10: After breakfast, sightseeing tour around the architectural complex will be Khan - Ichan-Qala fortress built. Xivə ensemble consists of the smallest Medressa and minarets, 45 meters high, and the upper deck at the highest point of the city. Download my free time. Xivə you will spend the night.
Day 11: Breakfast at 7.00. 09:20 hours in the morning, Tashkent, Urgench airport for a flight HY 1052 (35 km, 30 min) transmission. 10:50 Arrival to Tashkent at the hotel. Tour around Tashkent: "New Tashkent TV Tower" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, the "Memorial to the Victims of Repression" - the memorial and museum, "Courage statue" - the 1966 Tashkent earthquake (the epicenter of the 1976 y). Uzbek traditional farewell dinner restaurant. You will spend the night in Tashkent.
Day 12: After breakfast, will tour around Tashkent. Free time to walk in Tashkent, its beautiful squares and fountains, museums and galleries to visit and see the Tashkent Metro - one of the best in the world. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.
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