Name of tour: Mysterious buildings of Uzbekistan
Length of itinerary: 4 days / 3 nights
Day 1: Tashkent
After being welcomed by your guide at the airport you will transfer to amazing capital. You will observe today a lot of majestic attractions. Your tour route will offer you to visit the main square of the country Independence square. After you will reach the next attraction the local Broadway, this place will show you a lot of souvenir shops, arts and amazing cafes. Then you will have a chance to admire the enchanting place Tashkent metro, you will see spectacular architecture of this place. It started to work in 1977. You will follow to the old part of the city where you will discover interesting sights such as: Chorsu Bazaar the largest trade centers in Central Asia, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex where are located several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The remarkable attraction of the day will be the Othman Quran the world’s oldest Quran copy by the legend his blood spred over the Quran that you will have a chance to observe on its pages. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand
Today you will have a city tour in amazing city Samarkand. You will departure to railway station of Tashkent for your train to Samarkand. Samarkand the second largest and most populous city in Uzbekistan, the administrative center of the Samarkand region. The city is located at an altitude of 702 meters above sea level. This day you are going to explore the fascinating sights of the city. You will visit following attractions: Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Registan Square, one of the most outstanding examples of urban planning in the entire East, no one can resist its grandeur. Architectural complex of Shakhi-Zindehis one of the best architectural ensembles of Central Asia, a monument that carries a historical, cultural and artistic treasure. Bibi Khanum Mosque is a building with a total area of 167x109 mm. In the courtyard of the mosque, about 10 thousand people can perform Friday prayer at the same time. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 3: Samarkand – Tashkent
The adventure will show you the surroundings of Samarkand city. You are going to explore today Ulughbek observatory, Ulugbek was a well - educated man; his teachers-the famous poet and philosopher Sheikh Arif Azari, a major astronomer and mathematician Kazizadeh Rumi - instilled in him a love of science and art. The result of his scientific work is the so-called "New astronomical tables", which contain a summary of the theoretical foundations of astronomy and the coordinates of more than 1000 stars. The tables became widely known in Europe (published at Oxford in 1665), India, and China. Then you will discover the Local Broadway where you will experience souvenir shops, teahouses, sweets and workshops. After it you can go to National bazaar Siab, oriental bazaar, there are rows with Souvenirs, ceramics, fabrics. You are going to fascinate next landmark carpet factory, a unique handmade carpet factory. You will end the tour with Samarkand paper workshop where they make silk papers. You will end tour with transferring to Tashkent. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 4: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Sedan
04-08 pax – Minivan (Grand Starex, Istana)
10 pax – Midibus (Mitsubishi Rosa, Sprinter)