Uzbekistan travels and trips 08

Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 08
Activity: Cultural tour
Destination: Uzbekistan
Duration: 10 days

Day 1: Your plane will land at the international airport in the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay there. After the early meal, you are going to see the sights of the city. Your guide will declose for the world of the mysterious facts about Uzbekistan you.
Day 2: Breakfast is ready at 8 clock in the morning. Transfer to Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. City tour includes visit to the "Gur Emir mausoleum" - Tamerlan grave built for Temur's grandson Muhammad-Sultan and tombs of three other Timurids (14-15 C.) - Sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek. Many incredible facts about Uzbekistan are waiting for you on your guided tour. Uzbek restaurant is waiting for you for lunch. Dinner is served to you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Overnight in the capital of Timur Empire. This night you will spend in a national hotel.
Day 3: You will receive your early meal at 8 clock stayed at the hotel. These days you will visit during the tour: Siab Bazar, try the best Samarkand bread and fruits, excavations and museum of the ancient city Afrosiab. Your guide will declose for the world of the mysterious facts about Uzbekistan you. Lunch will be prepared for you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Free time to spend at leisure. At 8 clock, you will have your dinner at a local reastaurant. Overnight in one of the oldest cities in the world. You will be at the National Hotel for the night.
Day 4: Breakfast is ready at 8 clock in the morning. Tour is to Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of urban design and architecture (90 km, 1.5 hours). Uzbek restaurant is waiting for you for lunch. Spent these days in Uzbekistan is unforgettable. Shakhrisabz Tour: - (. 14-15 c) Ruins of the "Ak-Saray Palace" Tamerlane summer residence that shocked the imagination of his contemporaries, "Jahongir mausoleum" - mausoleum of Tamerlane's oldest and most famous son. Dinner is served to you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Late afternoon arrival in Bukhara and accommodation at the hotel. This night you will spend in a national hotel.
Day 5: Your early meal at 8 clock will have at the hotel. City tour: mausoleum of the Samanids - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world, mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the (14th c) the estimated "places of trace" left by saints belongs (9-10 c.). Lunch will be prepared for you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Legend has it that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. This day you will keep in your mind for a long time. Then you will have a tour to the museums of Imam Al Bukhari and "The Museum of Water". "Bolo-Houz Mosque" - the only monument of medieval Bukhara (early 20th century), Ark - the center of Bukhara statehood (4th century BC), silk carpet shops, complex "Poi Kalon" (" Under the Great "):" Kalyan Minaret "- the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized the authority and power of spiritual governors. At 8 clock, you will have your dinner at a local reastaurant. You will be at the National Hotel for the night.
Day 6: Breakfast is ready at 8 clock in the morning. Tour outside the city: Emir Summer Residence "Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa" (19th century), memorial cemeteries "Chor Bakr" (10th century), the Bakhouddin Nakshbandi mausoleum and to visit the graves (16-19 C). his mother and his teacher (14th century). Uzbek restaurant is waiting for you for lunch. Tour to Bukhara. Dinner is served to you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Free time to rest and walk through the old streets of Bukhara. Spent these days in Uzbekistan is unforgettable. This night you will spend in a national hotel.
Day 7: Your early meal at 8 clock will have at the hotel. Transfer Tour to Khiva on the Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - the only "outdoor museum" in Central Asia, fully preserved to the present day. Lunch will be prepared for you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Many incredible facts about Uzbekistan are waiting for you on your guided tour. Accommodation is in a hotel inside or nearby "Ichan-Qala" - the historical center of Khiva, which has inscribed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. At 8 clock, you will have your dinner at a local reastaurant. Free time. You will be at the National Hotel for the night.
Day 8: Breakfast is ready at 8 clock in the morning. Done sightseeing tour to the architectural complex. Ensemble consists of the smallest Medressa in Khiva and a minaret, the upper deck has a height of 45 meters and is the highest vantage point in the city. Uzbek restaurant is waiting for you for lunch. In the afternoon, a tour to Ayazkala campsite over the Amu Daria pontoon bridge and Tuprakkala old fortress (2-3. Cc). This day you will keep in your mind for a long time. Tour will be walking around the Ayazkala continued. Dinner is served to you in the local Uzbek restaurant. This night you will spend in a national hotel.
Day 9: Get your early meal at 8 clock stayed at the hotel. In the morning, learn to ride camels. Tour is to Ayazkul Lake. Fishing, swimming and boating. Lunch will be prepared for you in the local Uzbek restaurant. Back to the yurts. At 8 clock, you will have your dinner at a local reastaurant. Tour to Urgench airport transfer (80 km, 1.5 hrs) for evening flight HY 1058 in Tashkent at 21:10 clock. Your guide will declose for the world of the mysterious facts about Uzbekistan you. Arrival in Tashkent at 23:15 clock and hotel accommodation. You will be at the National Hotel for the night.
Day 10: Your guide will help you on your way to the airport.

 


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Archaeological finds show that ancient Termez was one of the greatest centers of Buddhism in the region - 8th The first results in the area of ​​Old Termez, fragments of Buddhist sculptures in stone, were of an expedition of the Oriental Museum in B. DeNike in in 1928. At that time, inspects one of the participants of this expedition, A. Strelkov, some caves in the northwest corner of the old town on the hill Karatepa. He interprets them as the premises of a Buddhist cave monastery. He further believed that the hills in the southeast of the Citadel Old Termez - the Zurmal Tower could be the remains of Buddha Stupa.
In 1961, a joint expedition as Stavinsky Karatepa began exploring. This research took years. Among the researchers were groups of Hermitage (T. Zeimal), State Oriental Museum (N. Sitcheva, A. Berdnikov, T.Mkrtichev), Samarkand Museum of History Reservation (Yu. Davidyan), a group of recoveries of the State Restoration Institute (M . Shemakhanskaya, N. Kovalyova, L. Burkova, G. Versotskaya).
The result of this multi-year work was a unique group of Buddhist monuments that have been entered into the historical record as Buddha Cult Centre of Karatepa. The final documents were published in six editions Karatepa expedition materials. (11) Hundreds of articles, including research in the field of architecture, iconography, ceramics, epigraphy, numismatics, various technical and technological aspects of the monuments were dedicated to the study of artifacts Karatepa. The joint article by B. and T. Mkrtichev written contains the results of the expedition. In this they studied the Buddha Cult Centre.
Further research was done by a common issue among Japan and K. Kato (Japan) and Sh. Pidayev (Uzbekistan) in 1996. The results of this work have been published both in Japan and Uzbekistan.
Another Buddhist site, Fayaz-Tepe hill, located 1 km to the north west of Karatepa, and was investigated by L. Albaum 1968-1976. A large monastery was discovered at this point.