Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 10
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Flight to Tashkent and placement in the hotel and then you will have dinner. A sightseeing tour across Tashkent: Abu Bakr Kaffal Shoshi - Islamic Science Mausoleum (16th century), madrasas of Barrack-khan madrassah (16 century), Kaffal-Shashi Mausoleum (15th century), Kukeldash (16 century ), Juma mosque (9th century). Moving to Samarkand (315 km, 4 hours). Place in the hotel. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent in Samarkand.
Day 2: We begin our journey with a city tour: excavations and a museum of an old site of ancient settlement "Afrasiab" architectural complex Shahi Zindeh (11 - 15 century), Ulugbek observatory said, the area Registan: Ulugbek ( 15 th Century), madrasas Shir-Dor (17 century), madrasas Tillja-Kari (17 century), Gur Emir Mausoleum - grave of Timur (14 - 15 century), Bibi Hanum mosque a mosque on the market. In the evening dinner will be presented in the traditional Uzbek house. Night will be spent in Samarkand.
Day 3: On a trip to the morning of the coach to Bukhara (270 km, 2.5 hours). Place in the hotel. A sightseeing tour of a city, "Ismail Samani" mausoleum (the nine-tenth centuries), mausoleum "Chashma-Ayub" (14 th century), a museum "of Imam al-Bukhari" (2004), "Ark- Citadel "(1 - the 20th century), mosque" Bolo-Hauz "(18 th century), Ensemble" Ljabi-Hauz "(the 16-eighteenth century). Night you will spend in Bukhara.
Day 4: Continuation of the morning program of the City Tour: madrassas "Kukeldash" (16 th century), madrassas "Nadir Divanbegi" (17 th century), madrassas "Miri-Arab" (16 th century), a minaret "Kalyan" (12th century), a mosque, "Kalyan" (15 th Century), madrassas "Ulugbek" (15 th Century). Madrassas "Abdulaziz-khan" (17 th century), ancient burial sites "choir-Bakr" (the 16-20. Century). In the evening, dinner is moving with a folklore concert. A transfer to the airport in the evening flight to Tashkent. Night you will spend in Tashkent.
Day 5: We begin our journey through a transfer to the airport in the morning flight to Fergana. Place in the hotel. Fergana Valley Tour: Visit Rishtansky a pottery workshop, Margelan cities - Visits ceramics workshop Rustama Usmanov and silk factory Edgorlik. A journey in Couva (33 km). The tour program: a seminar of the Masters, Zoroastrien altars, the remains of a Buddhist temple. Return to Fergana. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent in Fergana.
Day 6: In the morning, a transfer from the airport in Tashkent on the morning flight to Bukhara. Arrival in Bukhara. Place in the hotel. A sightseeing tour of a city: Citadel Ark (four centuries BC), mausoleum of the Samanids (the nine-tenth century), Chashma Ayub (14 century), Bolo Hauz Mosque (top 20), one Coumpol market, the madrassas Nodir sofa Beghi Ljabi-Hauz complex (14-17), Kalyan Minaret (12 century), Kalyan Mosque (12 th century), Miri Arab madrassah (Century 16). In the evening dinner will be presented. Night you will spend in Bukhara.
Day 7: We begin our journey with a visit to the mausoleum of Bahauddin Naqshbandi (16-19 centuries), and graves of his mother and his teacher (14th century), the summer residence of Emir Sitora-Mohi-Hossa (19 century), Mausoleum Chor-Bakr (Century 10). Moving to Samarkand (270 km, 2.5 hours). Place in the hotel. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent in Samarkand.
Day 8. In morning tour of a city: excavations and a museum of an old site of ancient settlement "Afrasiab", an architectural complex A dinner in the Arab restaurant. Continuation in the city of the tour program grave of Tamerlane (14-fifteenth century), the mosque Bibi-haným a mosque, the market, the Registan area and observatory of Ulugbek. In the evening, dinner is moving with a folklore concert. Night will be spent in Samarkand.
Day 9: We begin our journey with a coach trip to Tashkent (315 km, 4 hours). Place in the hotel. A sightseeing tour across Tashkent: Abu Bakr Kaffal Shoshi Islamic scholars, the Mausoleum (16th century), madrasas of Barrack-khan madrassah (16 century), Kaffal-Shashi Mausoleum (15th century), Kukeldash (16 century .), and you will spend the night Juma Mosque (9 th century) in Tashkent.
Day 10: On a trip in the morning coach Chimgan the mountain. Residing in a mountain resort / hotel. Riding near mountain Chimgan. Tour to go to ski resorts Chimgan and Beldersay including chairmanship of the mountain elevator. Night will be spent at a mountain resort.
Day 11: On a trip in the morning the coach to Tashkent. Place in the hotel. A sightseeing tour of a city: Amir Temura away, the theatrical version, a museum of the history of Uzbekistan, a Museum of Applied Arts, the Independence area of Independence and Humanism Monument, a square "memory and honors" (grieving mother, the eternal fire), city fountains and modern monuments. Opera and Ballet Theatre visit. Night you will spend in Tashkent.
Day 12: Transfer to the airport for a start.
10 - the only monument of the Registan our times, Bolo-Hauz 18 Reaches century. Bolo Hauz Scenic reconcile Muslim Seminary ajvanom luxury many columns oriented in Registan, hauza together with the minaret in the water.
The mausoleum Samanidov
Of all the medieval buildings in Bukhara, which the mausoleum Samanidov particular interest. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the late ninth century generally known. The mausoleum was buried as a family tomb shortly after the death of the father of s Ismaila Samani Then more Ismaila and grandchildren meteorological rocket many floors were in it. Interestingly, the building of the crypts against Islamic law at this time, because Islam has forbidden to raise any posthumous monuments on the graves of Muslim believers. With all that, the ban was injured in the middle of the ninth century the Caliph for him so special as-promise-bija, the mausoleum was built. Ismail followed only by the use of his example.
The mausoleum Samanidov shows the simple design genius. This is seen in its composition and balanced construction facades and interiors. He is the hemispherical dome is on all facades are identical and noticed cubic three-quarters dome through the columns in the corners. There are seen better armor and a central entrance with a horizontal dividing line. The core is characterized dried bricks, forming belts adjusted horizontally, vertically and diagonally to the walls. There is also a possibility of separate details disks or plugs. The analysis shows that all the elements are funded in the mausoleum in the fields and diagonalej: The elements form geometrically declining lines. The association is reflected in the architectural and interior adobe. The architectural design of the mausoleum Samoniy completely unique. This is must before sogdijskogo Islamic architecture, the four arches dome, the composition and the reduced form at the top of the building, including molded plates and put the decorations manufacture of columns (as is possible on a site between the dome and see used drum Affairs). Although this building is connected doislamskih architectures, it also expects the emergence of new architectural style, with relatively small dimensions, the Mausoleum Samoniy full of grandeur and a sense of movement from this world to the world that is eternal.