Uzbekistan travels and trips 09

Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 09
Activity: Cultural tour
Mission: Uzbekistan
Duration: 10 days

Day 1: Once you have brought the international airport in Tashkent, you take the lead in collar. Once you are placed in the hotel, you will spend some time just for you and rest. Interesting excursion tour a city is waiting for you after breakfast. The Tour tour this country will open new horizons of knowledge.
Day 2: At 8:00 breakfast will strengthen you. Pass to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and placement in the hotel. You can try a traditional Uzbek cuisine at local restaurant. City guide: "Gur Emir mausoleum" - grave of Tamerlane (1415 c) for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan which was constructed and tombs of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek. They end the day with a remarkable dinner at a local restaurant from 20:00 clock. Night is organized in the hotel parking lot. This tour will help you learn about the culture, history and architecture of this country.
Day 3: During 8:00 the delicious breakfast is ready. The Tour tour this country will open new horizons of knowledge. This day market Siab visit during the tour, test the best Samarkand bread and fruit, digging and a museum of ancient city Afrosiab, Khodja mausoleum. The Uzbek national restaurant are pleased. Traditional cuisine for dinner A free time to spend a leisure. They will try a traditional cuisine in a local restaurant for dinner until 20:00 clock. Suddenly, in one of the oldest cities in the world. Your night parking is arranged in a good hotel.
Day 4: 8:00 breakfast will strengthen you. Pass on Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). We can assure you that you have only the best impressions about these days. You can try a traditional Uzbek cuisine at local restaurant. Shakhrisabz tour: ruins of the "Ak-Saray Palace" - summer residence of Tamerlane, is that has rocked his imagination contemporarie. Gold Road to the historic town of Samarkand - a crossroad of cultures in the world. They end the day with a remarkable dinner at a local restaurant from 20:00 clock. Night is organized in the hotel parking lot.
Day 5: During 8:00 the delicious breakfast is ready. Tour includes transfer to the yurt camp Yangigazgan through the village (260 km, 4 hours). Be sure you. Forget to spend time here and never remarkably these days The arrangement is in the traditional Kazakh yurt with all necessary appliances: souls, kitchen etc. The Uzbek National Restaurant are pleased to offer a traditional cuisine for dinner. Experience sandy landscapes, Florae and faunas of the desert Kyzyl-kum. Find out in the evening, how to go on camels. They will try a traditional cuisine in a local restaurant for dinner until 20:00 clock. Suddenly, in the traditional style of the Silk Road. Your night parking is arranged in a good hotel.
Day 6: At 8:00 Breakfast can be strengthened. Tour to Lake Aydarkul. Лов fish picnic. We can assure you that you have only the best impressions about these days. Swimming. You can try a traditional Uzbek cuisine at local restaurant. Come back to yurtas. For a camel to go on tour or at rest desert atmosphere. They end the day with a remarkable dinner at a local restaurant from 20:00 clock. Night is organized in the hotel parking lot.
Day 7: During 8:00 the delicious breakfast is ready. Tour begins with a trip to Bukhara (270 km, 4 hours) by Nurata ("means" direct transfer of the Persian language in the English Only father-ota of "Beams") long. This tour will help you learn about the culture, history and architecture of this country. We will visit the popular Canyon Sarmish during this tour. On a path we will stone gallery петроглифов the Bronze Age. The Uzbek national restaurant are pleased. Traditional cuisine for dinner It is a great pleasure to feed and observe fish. A free time to relax and go through the old streets of Bukhara. They will try a traditional cuisine in a local restaurant for dinner until 20:00 clock. Your night parking is arranged in a good hotel.
Day 8: From 08.00 breakfast will strengthen you. City tour: Samanids mausoleum - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world (910th c), mausoleum Chashma Ayub that belongs respects to "pursue places" left St. (14th century). You can try a traditional Uzbek cuisine at local restaurant. Be sure you. Forget to spend time here and never remarkably these days The legend says that once was the work of the prophets of the Bible (Ayub) visited this place. They end the day with a remarkable dinner at a local restaurant from 20:00 clock. Night is organized in the hotel parking lot.
Day 9: In 8:00 the delicious breakfast is ready. They have a tour to Khiva through the Kizil-Kum desert along trailer road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - unique "open air museum" in Central Asia, which has kept fully up now. The Uzbek national restaurant are pleased. Traditional cuisine for dinner The Tour tour this country will open new horizons of knowledge. The arrangement inside the hotel or nearby "Ichan-Qala." - The historical center of Khiva, who has enrolled in the list of World Heritage of UNESCO They will try a traditional cuisine in a local restaurant for dinner until 20:00 clock. Your night parking is arranged in a good hotel.
Day 10: From 08.00 breakfast will strengthen you. City tour guide prepared an architectural complex of the palace of the khan are - internal citadel Ichan-Qala (1617 cc). You can try a traditional Uzbek cuisine at local restaurant. This tour will help you learn about the culture, history and architecture of this country. The ensemble consists of the least Medressa in Khiva and a minaret of the main platform has a height of 45 m. and is the highest post in a city attentive. They end the day with a remarkable dinner at a local restaurant from 20:00 clock. The free time at a time. Night is organized in the hotel parking lot.
Day 11: During 8:00 the delicious breakfast is ready. Transfer to the airport of Urgench (35 km, 30 minutes) for morning flight HY 1052 in Tashkent at 09:20 clock. We can assure you that you have only the best impressions about these days. Arrival in Tashkent at 10:50 and placement in the hotel. The Uzbek national restaurant are pleased. Traditional cuisine for dinner Sightseeing tour in Tashkent: "The new Tower of Tashkent TV" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 m, "Memoirs of victims of repression" - a memorial and a museum .. They will try a traditional cuisine in a local restaurant for dinner until 20:00 clock. Your night parking is arranged in a good hotel.
Day 12: After your first-time guide you to the airport and take you to spend.

 


 
 
9 - Kupkari
Kupkari (ulak, Buzkashi) has played a traditional Central Asian team competition on the horse. In Turkish "Lookup" means "many" and in Persian "kari" means "case work", thus "kupkari" is "to many people."
In Uzbekistan, the competition is also known as kupkari ulak. In this game you experienced riders compete for a goat or sheep carcasses to wear to a destination.
Kupkari is usually in spring or autumn, are held when the Central Asian peoples traditional weddings, as well as during the main spring holiday celebrating Nowruz. Often Kupkari game involves fierce horsemen from neighboring regions.
Equestrians kupkari preparation for the competition in advance and carefully. Choose a strong, short horse of great endurance. The horse should shortll to make it easier to get it the carcass of an animal from the ground, because in the heat of battle, it often falls to the ground. For the Kupkari game, driver usually wear head protection, to protect quilted cotton robes and pants themselves against other players' whips. As always excited riders can whip each other, it is not forbidden by the rules of the game.
Kupkari competitors line and wait until a village elder or other respected person leaves the animal carcasses in the middle of the circle and signaled the start of the competition.
Then the horsemen try to grab the lamb or goat from the ground and reach the finish line without their trophy, while ward off rivals who are trying to take the carcasses. After Kupkari rules it is forbidden to attack a rival or knock the rider off the horse from behind.
The drivers keep not beat someone accidentally from the audience. The audience is not allowed to help drivers by giving them the corpses from the ground. The winner, who wears the trophy in a finish line first gets a prize. In the old days it was a colorful carpet, bulls, sheep and goats, expensive fabrics. Nowadyas, the prize for the winner Kupkari, for example, expensive equipment or a car.