Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 13
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 10 days
Day 1: The starting in Tashkent and hotel accommodations? Find A DINNER have. In the second half of the day is flight to Urgench. Arrival in Urgench, a transmission in a hotel in Khiva. Urgench IS capital of the Khorezm region, Northwest Bukhara through the Kyzyl Kum Desert. It is located between yourself Amu Dari (in river delta) and the border with Turkmenistan. Rest A DINNER in seven evenings and overnight.
Day 2: Ichang-Kala - city heart, die where are most of the architectural and historical monuments: one that day Will YOU have a sightseeing tour. The so it said "an internal city" Is DETERMINED BY A wall of 2.2 km surtoured. Ichang-Kala with high minarets and domes of the roof provides an environment of residential buildings die rich tradition of the popular Eastern architecture: monumental shapes, decorative carved pillars, doors and ceilings, original patterns and die Hellen ceramics. A DINNER in seven evenings and overnight.
Day 3: A strengthening breakfast. Early morning departure to Bukhara BY Kyzyl Kum (Red Sand) Desert (435 km). A fruitless landscape IS THE HOUSE for ground squirrels and turtles. The route SHUT Crónica river Amu Darya, known explorer, seeing how Oxus. BECAUSE One irrigation of cotton fields of the flow Quick drying started during the time of the Soviet Union. Travel takes 5 to 6 clock. YOU enjoy a delicious DINNER and a dream at the hotel.
Day 4: The day starts with a strengthening breakfast one. Full Day Tour. In the morning on one website: Citadel Arc. This city-in-city IS Royal House of governors of Bukhara more a millennium. An ark, How It Is old, as Bukhara. The fortress war, the focus of attention, tour, cube medieval town developed. A DINNER in seven evenings and overnight.
Day 5: A strengthening breakfast. Moving to Samarkand (268 km) BY Shakhrisabz die Tamerlana earth. Shakhrisabz (Green City) is a small town in the south of Samarkand, laying over hills in one province of the squash-dari. It IS Timur hometown and as soon as it possibly has Samarkand yourself in shades SET. A DINNER in seven evenings and overnight.
Day 6: This day one Will YOU A Tour on all day about YOU Many wonders of Samarkand to consider. THE morning since a cube address: Registan chip area known for 13 centuries as the area's renowned market, war, the center of commerce and cultural life of medieval Samarkand. It IS of three madrassas surtoured If during the different periods built. The basic museum exhibitions: Model One ancient city and fortifications, A pottery die weapon, coins, 6 days: one that day Do YOU A Tour on the day for YOU to many wonders of Samarkand to consider. THE morning since a cube address: Registan chip area known for 13 centuries as the area's renowned market, war, the center of commerce and cultural life of medieval Samarkand. It IS of three madrassas surtoured If during the different periods built. The basic museum exhibitions: Model One ancient city and fortifications, Pottery, die weapon, coins, altars, and above all listening to the 7th Century. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: A strengthening breakfast. A morning drive to Tashkent. In tour day of Tashkent city. You can visit some places of Sindh: the Museum of History of the people of Uzbekistan, die largest museums of Tashkent, contains 8,000 exhibits. Archaeological finds in a museum, das. present lives of people in Central Asia and a female life of Uzbek people cave since ancient times to the present. Of this picturesque, noisy and full of local color. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: The day starts with a strengthening breakfast one. Sights of Tashkent, including visits to Chorsu a market in an old part of the city of Tashkent, Kukuldash mosques and haste of the Imam - is the official religious center for Muslims in Central Asia from madrassas Barrack die of Khan (16 per cent), Tilla the sheikh A mosque - to stop the Osmanli Turk the Koran, the Koran Saved for the old world in the library of the Mosque. A DINNER. Moving to Samarkand (4 hours). Arrival to Samarkand. Settlement in the hotel. Night in Samarkand.
Day 9: A This day Do YOU sights of Samarkand, die counting: the Registan in Gegendtal renowned IST (.. By the 17th century Sher Dor and Tilla measles Ulugbek 15th century), Zinda necropolis Shokhi (the most important pilgrimage site in Samarkand) die remains grandiose Bibi Khanum die Gur-Emir Mausoleum (where conqueror Amir Timur (Tamerlane), his two sons and two grandsons are buried, 15th century), Observatory of Ulugbek. A DINNER in the course of the day. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 10: Day Begins A strengthening breakfast. Moving to Bukhara BY Shahrisabz. Shakhrisabz attractions including: There is thus an Ak-scales (Tamerlane The Summer Palace) die, Cook A Gumbaz Mosque (15 th century), Hazrat Imam Ensemble (Century 14). A DINNER. Arrival in Bukhara. Settlement in the hotel. A DINNER at 7 clock in the evening and overnight at the hotel in Bukhara.
Day 11: Are YOU of this day tour of Bukhara have Mausoleum of Ismail Samonid (Tombs of the Samanid dynasty founder Ismaila Samani, 10th century), Kalon minaret and a mosque Kalon Give Arab Madrassah Miri die (16 th century) to drink, A complex and Ljabi house in the 16th Century reconstructed, with Zoroastrian temple ornaments sub). A DINNER in the course of the day. A DINNER at 7 clock in the evening and overnight at the hotel in Bukhara.
Day 12: A strengthening breakfast. In the first half of the day-tour continuation of Bukhara: Ark Fortress (the house of governors of Bukhara), museums inside from Ark fortress, die choir Minor, summer residence of the governors of Bukhara. A DINNER. Depart Bukhara and Khiva moving (6 hours). Arrival to Khiva. A DINNER at 7 clock in the evening and overnight at the hotel in Khiva.
Day 13: An Architectural Ichang-Kala complex (12-19 century) - The list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO - residences including Ismail khan latest Hana Mohammed Amin Khoja Mausoleum madrasas mausoleum of Pahlavan Mahmoud: Are YOU of this day tour of Khiva have (14 -18 century), Juma Mosque (10 th century). A DINNER in the course of the day. A DINNER. Passing a Urgench to catch up in the evening flight to Tashkent arrival until Day 13 of this day Will YOU tour of Khiva have: (. 12-19 century) Ichang-Kala A Architectural Complex - The list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO - the residences of the last Khan including Hodge Mohammed Amin Hana mausoleum madrasas mausoleum of Pahlavan Mahmud (14-18 centuries), Juma Mosque (10 th century). A DINNER in the course of the day. A DINNER. To catch a passing an evening flight to Urgench to Tashkent, An Arrival in Tashkent. A transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 14: Today you have a flight home.
13 - The population of 364 300.
The main water artery of the city are Zarafshan river, canals Darga Siab, Shaudar.
Samarkand - one of the oldest cities in the world, as old as Rome, Athens, Babylon. True poets and historians of the past gives him such epithets as lavish as the "Garden of Eden East", "Face of the Earth", "pearl of the Eastern world"
The natural abundance of Zarafshan Valley, where there Samarkand, praised in the holy hymns of the Avesta.
In the middle of the 1 Millennium BC Greek sources mention of Samarkand in the form of Maracanda in medieval ruins of the ancient Samarkand, Afrasiab were called. The earliest written mention of Samarkand refers to 329 BC. er. as the Greek - Macedonian army led by Alexander the Great conquered. In the first century, the city fell under the rule of the powerful kangyuskoy power.
In the 6-7 centuries. stood at the head of Samarkand rulers ishhidy, acting in close contact with the Turkish Khanate. The end of July - beginning of August centuries. Central Asian troops came the Arabs - the conquerors.
In the spring of 1220, the city seized the hordes of Genghis - Khan, who destroyed its old foundation.
14-mid 15 th century. were marked by a significant rise of new economic, political and cultural life of Samarkand. And in that time has increased and international fame as the capital of Samarkand Temur created a vast empire that stretched from the Volga to the Ganges, from the Tien Shan to the Bosphorus. The governor wanted to transform the beautiful city of Samarkand.
Of each victorious campaign in India, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, the Caucasus, Turkey, he was sent to Samarkand most skillful architects, jewelers and scientists. In his power Temur was the creator - the creator. He generously supported artists and poets, philosophers and scientists. These genes are passed and then his grandson - Ulugbek whose star catalogs and maps, created five centuries ago, admired throughout the world today.
It was during the reign of Timurid Samarkand reached the highest peak.