Pearl of the East

Pearl of the East

                                      "Pearl of the East and the Kyzylkum Desert"

                    Tashkent - Urgench (Khiva) - Bukhara - Nurata - Samarkand - Tashkent

                                              Duration: 12 days / 11 nights

Day City Tour Program
Day 1

Tashkent -

Meeting at the airport. Accommodation and dinner. Afternoon tour: Theatre Square, Independence Square, Monument of Independence and Humanism, "Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi" - Islamic madrassas (16 in.), Madrassas "Barak-Khan" mausoleum "Kaffal Shashi" (15 (16 in.) .), madrassas "Kukeldash" (16th c.), the mosque "Juma" (9 in.). In 17ch30 transportation to the airport "Tashkent". Arrival in Urgench and transfer to Khiva 30km. Accommodation and dinner. Overnight in Khiva..
Day 2  Khiva Breakfast. Tour of the city - an architectural complex "Ichan-Qala" (12-19 cc.), Visiting the residence of the last Khan including the mausoleum of "Islam Khodja" madrassas "Muhammad Amin Khan," Castle "Kun-Ark" (16-17 centuries. ), tower "Kalta Minor" palace "Tash Hovli" (19 in.), a complex "Pakhlavan Mahmoud" (14-18 cc.), the mosque "Juma" (10 in.), the architectural ensemble "Nurullabay" (19 at.),. Dinner. Overnight in Khiva.
Day 3 Khiva -
Breakfast. Transfer to Bukhara along the caravan route through the desert Kyzyl Kum (480 km, 6-7 hours). Lunch picnic in exotic teahouses along the way. Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 4 Bukhara Breakfast. City tour: "Samanid Mausoleum" - the most ancient brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture (IX-X centuries.), "The Mausoleum Chashma Ayub" that belongs to esteemed "places of trace" left by saints (XIV century) . The legend says that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Ark - the center of Bukhara statehood (IV century BC.), Silk carpet shops, complex "Poi Kalon" ( "Beneath the Great"), Kalyan Minaret - the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors (XII century. ). Taki (ancient trading houses), famous Lyabi Hauz (XVII century), Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Begi. Dinner in madrassah "Nodir Divanbegi" with folk show. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 5 Bukhara Breakfast. Continuation of the excursion program on country monuments of Bukhara: Emir's Summer Residence "Sitorai-Khosa" (19th c.), Ancient burial "Chor Bakr" (10 in.), A visit to the mausoleum Bahowutdin Naqshbandi (16-19 cc.), His grave mother and successors (14 in.). Dinner. Return to Bukhara, free time. Dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 6 Bukhara -
Nurata - 
Breakfast. Transfer to Nurata (220 km, 3 hours). Dinner. City tour: ruins of Alexander the Great, "Hazrat" mosque "Panzhvahta" (15-16th centuries). 16ch00 move to Yangigazgan 70km and accommodation in yurts. Riding a camel. Dinner. Overnight in Yurt.
Day 7 Yangigazgan  - 
Breakfast. Lake Drive Aydarkul (25km) walk and swimming. Lunch picnic on the shores of Lake Aydarkul. Transfer to Samarkand (240 km, 3-4 hours). Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 8 Samarkand

Breakfast. City tour: excavations and museum of the ancient city of "Afrasiab", architectural complex "Shahi Zinda" (11-15 cc.). Dinner. Continue sightseeing in the city: the mausoleum "Gur Emir" - Tamerlan's tomb (14-15 cc.), The mosque "Bibi Khanym" bazaar. Dinner with folklore concert. Overnight in Samarkand. (On behalf of TOP TOUR.). A short tour of Samarkand. Guri Emir - the mausoleum of the legendary burial place Great Temur with his relatives. Registan Square. Dinner in the national house and night Samarkand.

Day 9 Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour: "Architectural Complex Shahi Zinda" ("The Living King") - Memorial on the hillside Afrasiab associated with the name of Kusama ibn Abbas - the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (11-15vv). Ulugbek Observatory (15th century) - astronomer, scientist, ruler, beloved grandson of Tamerlane, who was killed on the orders of his son, the Mausoleum of St. Daniel. Excavations and museum of the ancient city of "Afrasiab". Dinner at the restaurant. Night

Day 10 Samarkand - 
Shahrisabz - 
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Shakhrisabz and a tour of Shakhrisabz: ruins of Palace Ak-Saray (XIV, the XV c.), Mausoleum Dzhehongira (XIV c.), Memorial complex Dorus-Saodat (XIV c.), Complex Dorut Tilyavat (XV-XVI centuries. ), Kok Gumbaz Mosque (XV c.) Dinner. Back to Samarkand through the pass. Dinner.Bed.
Day 11 Samarkand - 
Breakfast. Transfer to Tashkent (340 km, 4.5 hours). Dinner. Hotel accommodation. City tour: visit to the Museum of Applied Arts and the Museum of Fine Arts. Dinner. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 12 Tashkent

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