Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 03
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Flight to Tashkent and placement in the hotel and then you will have dinner. In the evening dinner will be presented.
Day 2: We begin our journey on the morning 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 you will spend in the hotel.
Day 3: Morning departure Khiva and Bukhara (500 km, 7 hours). Seen on the street, the bus stop, Amu-Dar. Arrival in Bukhara day. Arrival at the hotel. A free time. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 4: We begin our journey with a tour in Bukhara. Visit the mausoleum of the Samanid dynasty, fortresses Ark, Chashma-Ayub, Kalon ensemble, Madrassah Miri-Arab, Magoki-Attari mosque. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 5: Tour continued in 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. In the evening dinner will be presented.
Day 6: Morning departure from Bukhara and moves in yurts 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: Morning visit to 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 you will spend in the hotel.
Day 8: We begin our journey with 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 you will spend in the hotel.
9th Day: Morning departure and moving Samarkand 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 you will spend in the hotel.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport for a start.
3 - Uzbek Medieval Hammam
The Turkish bath is one of the most widely used models of civil architecture in Central Asia. This type of architecture has gone quite a long way of development in Central Asia. From ancient times, the pools and baths were an integral part of planning.
This is possible segir urban general principle in the history of the building of the baths. Often, the pools were built as part of the castle grounds and public buildings in the city center. If separate, were often created in the urban area of the city economy.
It corresponds Narshahi, there are a number of pools in Bukhara in the 10th Century, and Hammom Hon ("the bath of Khan"), she was known. At noon on the 19th Century the number of bath has increased to 16 from 11 pools in Tashkent and Samarkand were only 8 bathrooms in the early 20th Century.
The city (market) and block (Guzar): It can be divided depends on you baths in two types. The bathroom market were in close proximity to a commercial series. It was a series of such baths in Bukhara: Hammom Gavkusho, Hammom the Hodja porso, Hammom Sarrofon and Hammom Bozori of Strings, one of the bathrooms very old Bukhara in the 17th Century built. The bathroom, as well as other oriental baths consists of foyer, local and soap razdevanija numbers. Many Central Asian bathroom had the shape of a dome floor of the building.