Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 13
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: Flight to Tashkent and placement in the hotel and then you will have dinner. In the second half of the day is flight to Urgench. Arrival in Urgench, transfer to a hotel in Khiva. Urgench capital of the Khorezm region, Northwest Bukhara through the Kyzyl Kum Desert. It is located between Amu Dari (in river delta) and on the border with Turkmenistan. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 2: We begin our journey with a tour: Ichang-Kala - city heart, where the majority of the architectural and historical monuments. It is the so called "an internal city" is surtoured through a wall of 2.2 km. Ichang-Kala with tall minarets and domes of the roof provides an environment of residential buildings, the rich tradition of the popular eastern architecture: monumental shapes, decorative carved pillars, doors and ceilings, original patterns and bright ceramics. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 3: Morning departure to Bukhara via Kyzyl Kum (Red Sand) Desert (435 km). A fruitless landscape is the home for chipmunks and turtles. The route stop to see the river Amu Darya, known scientists, such as the Oxus. Because of irrigation of cotton fields, the river dries quickly begun during the time of the Soviet Union. Travel takes 5 to 6 clock. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 4: Full day of the tour. In the morning on a website: Citadel Arc. This city in Royal City is the home of the governors of Bukhara more a millennium. An ark, as old as Bukhara. The fortress of the focus of attention, tour, the medieval town was developed. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 5: We begin our journey on the move to Samarkand (268 km) through Shakhrisabz, the earth Tamerlana. Shakhrisabz (Green City) is a small town in the south of Samarkand, laying over the hills in a province of the squash-dari. It is Timur's hometown and as soon as it possibly has Samarkand sit in shade. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 6: In the morning tour to see the whole day for you, there are a lot of miracles of Samarkand. Since morning to address: the Registan area for 13 centuries as the area known market, was the center of trade and cultural life of medieval Samarkand. It will be surtoured three madrasahs built in the different eras. The basic museum exhibitions: Model of an ancient city and fortifications, a pottery, the gun, coins, altars and lists from all of the 7th Century. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 7: In the morning move to Tashkent. In tour day of Tashkent city. You can see some places to visit include: the Museum of History of the people of Uzbekistan, the largest museums of Tashkent contains 8,000 exhibits. Archaeological finds in a museum, the present life of the people of Central Asia and also a life of Uzbek people from the earliest times to the present. This picturesque, noisy and full of local color. Night you will spend in the hotel.
Day 8: We begin our journey with the survey results of sights of Tashkent, including visits to Chorsu a market in the old part of the city of Tashkent, Kukuldash mosques and haste of the Imam - the official religious center for Muslims in Central Asia, the percentage Khan (16 ), Till the Sheikh a mosque - the Osmanli Turk of the Quran consists of madrasas of Barrack, it is stored as the world's oldest Koran in the library of the Mosque. A dinner. Moving to Samarkand (4 hours). Arrival to Samarkand. Settlement in the hotel. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent at the hotel in Samarkand.
9th Day: On the morning of Sight of Samarkand, which includes: the famous Registan area (with Sher Dor 17th century, Tilla measles and Ulugbek 15th century), Zinda necropolis Shokhi (the most important pilgrimage site in Samarkand), which is grandiose Bibi Khanum , Gur Emir Mausoleum (where conqueror Amir Timur (Tamerlane), his two sons and two grandsons are buried 15 th Century), Observatory of Ulugbek. A dinner later in the day. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent at the hotel in Samarkand.
Day 10: We begin our journey with a slice to Bukhara by Shahrisabz. Shakhrisabz attractions including: There is an Ak-scales (Tamerlane's summer palace), the (Century 14) Cook-Gumbaz mosque (15th century), Hazrat Imam ensemble. A dinner. Arrival in Bukhara. Settlement in the hotel. In the evening dinner will be presented. Night will be spent at the hotel in Bukhara.
Day 11: We begin our journey with the survey results of sights of Bukhara: Ismail Samonid the Mausoleum (a place of burial of the Samanid dynasty founder Ismaila Samani, 10th century), and a mosque minaret Kalyan Give Kalon Madrasah Miri drinking Arab (16 century) and Ljabi house a complex in the 16th Century reconstructed, with Zoroastrian temple ornaments under). A dinner later in the day. Night will be spent at the hotel in Bukhara.
Day 12: Morning tour continued in Bukhara. Ark fortress (the home of the governors of Bukhara), museums inside Ark Fortress, Chor-Minor, summer residence of the governors of Bukhara A dinner. Depart Bukhara and Khiva moving (6 hours). Arrival to Khiva. Arrival at the hotel. Night will be spent at the hotel in Khiva.
Day 13: Morning tour of Khiva: Ichang-Kala is an architectural complex (12-19 century) - the list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO - residences last khan including Ismail Khodja mausoleum Hana Mohammed Amin Madrasa, Mausoleum of Pahlavan Mahmud (14 -18 century .), Juma Mosque (10 th century). A dinner later in the day. A dinner. A transfer to Urgench to evening flight to Tashkent, to catch a Arrival in Tashkent. A transfer to Hotel. Night you will spend in the hotel in Tashkent.
Day 14: Transfer to the airport for a start.
13 - In the 10th Century Khive mentioned as a large shopping center on a silk Gran Via.
All caravans here on their way to China and back again to stop. From sunrise to sunset, while the door was not opened, the infinite flow dvizhushchihsja line with baggage camels have mercy.
In the early 16th Century by Uzbek Khorezm state was home to nomadic tribes that founded here Khive the khanates. However Hiva not immediately made the capital of Khanate. This happened only after that Urgench, the capital there were destroyed in relation to change the channel of the Amu Darya. Hiva in 1598 became the capital of the state.
In the 19th Century Russia annexed the khanate Hivinsky. After a hundred years in 1919, Khan last dynasty was liquidated. So Hiva the capital of the new republic was made of Khorezm Soviet public. In 1924, the area from the Khorezm oasis became a part of modern Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
There is an interesting legend about the origin Hivy told. It is confirmed that the city has grown around the fountain Hewvakh with tasty and cold water. It was the well dug by the order Sima, Aching biblical son. Today, you can see it well in the old Hivy, Ichan-Kala.
Hiva - the city are intended only to right to the title of "the seventh wonder of light" thanks to the real atmosphere of "the times of the beginning of time." The majority of the city is similar to Hivy open-air museum and the museum is housed. Ichan-Kala fortress Castle are all within this Hivy architectural masterpieces of all that concentrated in the fort, between miracles. After the minarets, the stone paved streets lead to curves Muslim seminar tip by rough mosaic of ancient walls. These Oriental fairy tale!
In 1990 the town was included in the list of world cultural heritage by UNESCO.