New discoveries


New Discoveries, Tours to Uzbekistan

Name of the tour:
New discoveries
Duration: 7 days

Day 1: Tashkent - Nukus
You will have a morning transfer flight to Nukus. You will have a full day city tour in Nukus today.  Your tour will start from the Museum of Savitsky this museum represents the masterpieces of banned art. There are 20th century Russian avant-garde paintings, works of Sokolov, Komarovskiy and Amaravella group in this museum. In 1960s the curator of the Karakalpakstan state museum of art gathered the artworks. He bought forbidden works from victimized soviet artists, and it was sometimes free.  In this remote central Asian art-house he carefully saved and finally showed them.  In the tour further we will drive outside of Nukus to explore Mizdakhan necropolis that centuries ago was an ancient city. Archaeological researches bore out that these places were steadily taken from the 4th century BC till about 14th century AD. Also you will go to a 2200 years-old Zoroastrian ancient monument which known as Chilpyk. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 2: Nukus - Khiva
Transfer to Khiva in the morning. In the oldest city of Uzbekistan which called Khiva, today your travelling will start from seeing of amazing and old sights. You will go inside of Ichan-Qala, that is situated in the inner city in Khiva with rounded strong walls. Long period of time old sound buildings,  mosques,palaces, Minarets, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Caravan-Sarais and Bathhouses changed  into uncommon city-monument.  There are about 60 architectural monuments and over 400 traditional dwelling houses in Ichan-Qala. Ichan-Qala was adjusted as architectural conservation area and a historical in 1969. The most significant places in it are the Kunya-Ark fortress which has the date back to 17th century, discovered by Muhammad Arang Khan, Tash Khouvli palace and Kalta Minor minaret , a fabulous instance of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s.You will spend the night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara
We will drive to a charming city of Bukhara early in the morning.  Bukhara is a "town museum" which has the date back to the Middle Ages with its more than 140 architectural  monuments. There are green parks, narrow streets and gardens, architectural and historical monuments belong to different eras, but locate very close to each other in this city. The way from Khiva to Bukhara passes through popular Kizilkum desert. On the tour we will delight the view to Amu Darya river, which known as the deepest river in Central Asia,  appeared by the merging of the Panj and Vakhsh in Tajikistan) and flowing into Aral See. You will have free time when we will arrive. Night will be in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara
Today you tour will start from sightseeing  in the wonderful city of Bukhara.  The tour will start from visiting the most ancient citadel in Bukhara which has the date back to the 4th century called Citadel Ark which maintained as a palace for some dynasties of Bukhara Empire. After you will visit Samanids mausoleum, a real masterwork of architecture of 9th -10th century. Then the tour goes on to Chashma Ayub, which means Bolo-Hauz mosque, and Job's well prominent also as the mosque of forty columns built in honor of Bukhara governor Abu-Fayud Khan. After that you will have a chance to walk on domes of visiting shopping  and to see one of the most known madrasahs of  Bukhara which has a name Nodir Divan Begi, it is also a part of Ensemble of House Lyabi, these are known sights of Bukhara. Your tour will finish with exploring Poi Kalon complex, the extra special model of architectural art of Bukhara. There are three structures which constructed in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon mosque, Kalon minaret and Mir Arab Madrasah. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 5: Bukhara - Samarkand
In the morning we will drive to Samarkand. Samarkand is located in the valley of the river Zerafshan. Samarcand is the second largest city of Uzbekistan and is of the identical time period as the city of Babylon or Rome. On the tour you will go to  its most remarkable sightseeing such as Shakhi-Zindeh, Registan square, Bibi Khanum Mosque and Mausoleum Guri Emir. Registan Square, a complex of three enchanting Madrasahs which is dating back to 15-17th centuries, is the main part of Samarkand that no human can stop inspire of  its glory and greatness. Architectural ensemble of Shakhi-Zindeh  a big collection of mausoleums which dating back to 11th-15 centuries being a section of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because of favourite Tamerlane's wife Bibi Khanum Mosque was erected, after his fortunate agitation in India. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent
You will have morning transfer to Tashkent (train).Your travelling will start from visiting Independence square which is the main square of Uzbekistan, built as a symbol of victory over fascism and nazism in World War II. After you will have a chance to have a small walk along the local Broadway, this is a walking street between Amir Timur square and Independence square. Then  you can take a ride in famous Tashkent subway, among the most beautiful metros in the world. In 1977 first line was opened. After you will go to  the old part of the city which includes: Kukaldash Madrasah, Chorsu Market and Hast Imam complex where are  several , mosques,  madrasahs and mausoleum. The interesting part of its exponent is the Othman Quran which is the world's antique Quran copy dating back to 8th c. Quran pertained to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four holy Caliphs who fortunated the prophet Muhammad). In 8th century Othman was murdered by non-muslims. His blood spilled on the Quran that you can still see on its pages. Night will be in a hotel.

Day 7: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.