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Uzbekistan travel 4

Uzbekistan travel 4, Uzbekistan tours. 

Uzbekistan travel 4
Destination:
Uzbekistan
Duration: 8 days

Day 1: Tashkent- Nukus
Morning flight to Nukus to start your Uzbekistan travel 4 tour. Upon arrival you will have a guided city tour yo explore the major sights. First destination of the toue is the Museum of Savitsky where you will be able to see the famous forbidden masterpieces of 20th century Russian avant-garde paintings. There you will witness the works of Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group. The person who gathered all these works was the curator of the Karakalpakstan state museum of art in 1960sby buying them or getting for free. After sometime he gathered his courage to present them in the remote central Asian art-house. Later on you will head on to the other site of the Uzbekistan travel 4 tour to visit Mizdakhan necropolis  that used to be an ancient city which was continuously captured from the 4th century BC till about 14th century AD. Moreover you will have a chance to see a 2200 years-old Zoroastrian ancient monument known as Chilpyk. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Nukus - Khiva
In the morning you will have a drive to the oldest city of Uzbekistan that is known as Khiva. In course of the your you will explore the inner city or Ichan-Qala. This site is welled and inside of it you will investigate the centuries old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravanserais and Bathhouses. Due to these wonderful sights the city became unique city-monument that consists of more than 400 traditional dwelling houses and about 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan-Qala became a historical and architectural conservation area. In course of the travel you will admire here the Kunya-Ark fortress of the17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an incredible example of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara
Today you will head on to Bukhara.  Here you will enjoy the magnificent beauty of more than 140 architectural monuments. Due to it this city became to know as the "town museum" of the Middle Ages. While exploring it you will notice that the city is made of narrow streets, green parks and gardens, historical and architectural monuments of different epochs that located very close to each other. You will be impressed by the view of Kizilkum desert where the road that connected Khiva and Bukhara located. Moreover you will have a chance to enjoy the Amu Darya river that is famous as the deepest river in Central Asia. It appeared because of the confluence of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan and flowing into Aral See. Upon arrival in Bukhara you will have free time. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
In course of the tour you will explore Bukhara city. The first sight to witness will be the oldest citadel in Bukhara the name of which is Citadel Ark of 4th century. This prominent sight was used as the palace for Bukhara Empire. After it you will visit Samanids mausoleum that is known to be an evidence of a real masterpiece of architecture of 9th -10th century. Later on you will visit the Chashma Ayub that can be translated as the Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque. This mosque is famous due to the forty columns which were built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. After it you will walk along the shopping domes and then you are going you investigate the sight tours to which are popular due to the breathtaking beauty of the building, the Nodir Divan Begi. This piece of art is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble. You will finish the tour of this day by visit Poi Kalon complex. It is known to be exceptional example of architectural art of Bukhara that is made of 3 structures that were made in 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara - Yurts camp of Nurata
Today you will travel to Nurata town that you can find in the foothills of Nuratau Mountains. People say that this place was the famous Nur fortress that Alexander the Great erected in 4th century B.C. But the archeological excavations verified that cultural layer of this area reaches the age of 40 thousand years. Here you will witness the Khasan- Khuseyn Mosque, blacksmith's and potter's workshops and a sacred pond with sacred fishes, a place for pilgrimage by Muslim worshipers in Nurata. Moreover you will be able to visit the Medressa of Sheihun Hasan Nury, Mamazgokh Mosque and remains of so called "Alexander the Great's Fortress". After it you will continue to drive to the yurt camp in dessert. Night is in a yurt camp.

Day 6: Nurata - Samarkand
Today you will have a morning drive to Samarkand. This city can be found in the valley of the river Zerafshan. During the tour you will learn that it is the second largest city of Uzbekistan the age of which is similar to one of the cities of Babylon or Rome. Then be prepared to witness the magnificent beauty of prominent sights like Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. The first sight to visit will be the Registan Square that is known as the complex of three breathtaking Madrasahs of the 15-17th centuries. Then is Shakhi-Zindeh where you can witness a big collection of mausoleums of the 11th-15 centuries. Moreover this sight is listed to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And the last one sight for today is the Bibi Khanum Mosque that was erected in honor of favorite Tamerlane's wife, after his successful campaign in India. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7: Samarkand - Tashkent
Today you will return to Tashkent on train to explore its most prominent sights. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Independence square that is also is the main square of the country that was made as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. After it you will investigate the local Broadway that is known to be a walking street that divides Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it you will visit one of the most breathtaking subways in the world that is known as the Tashkent metro. It first line was opened in 1977. First line was opened in 1977. After it you will head on to the old part of the city to explore the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most interesting sights of tours in Tashkent is the world's oldest Quran copy dating back to 8th c. Quran belonged to Othman Ibn Affan who died by hands of  non-muslims in 8th century. His blood spred over the Quran that you still can see on its pages. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.  


Price per person:
02 pax - 750 $
04 pax - 615 $
06 pax - 560 $
08 pax - 520 $
10 pax - 485 $
Single - 75 $ 

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $  

*Half board - 60 $
*Full board - 105 $

*Entrance fees - 65 $ available with escort guide only   

Local guides - 210 $ per group
Escort guide - 430 $ per group 

Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus - from 80 $ per person 

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Tashkent - "Tourist Inn" Hotel 3*
Nukus - "Jipek Joli" Hotel 3*
Khiva - "Old Khiva" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Old City" Hotel 3*
Nurata - Yurts Camp
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
- Train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent
- Mineral water during the tour                                   

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Flight tickets Tashkent - Nukus