Train trip ‘4 cities’

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  • 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Tashkent - Samarkand
  • Year-round

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    A rich cultural tour to Uzbekistan includes a visit to Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. You are waiting for travel by high-speed train, excursions to historical places, and there will also be time for independent walks.


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    Day 1Tashkent

    Meeting with a table Canaan Travel.
    Excursion of Tashkent.
    The capital of Uzbekistan – Tashkent – has existed for over 2,200 years. During this time, he has gone from an ancient settlement to the large cities of Central Asia. The city has seen many memorable events and trials, met the rise and decline. Tashkent – the very embodiment of modern elegance that is characteristic of many capitals of the world. As the eastern city, Tashkent has its unsurpassed flavor. The city harmoniously combines a medieval building with European architecture.

    A visit to the religious center of modern Tashkent – Hast-Imam and, an examination of ancient manuscripts of Central Asia – Koran Osman 7. The ensemble Hast-Imam and formed on the grave of the famous scientist, expert on the Koran and the Hadith, the poet, Hazrat Imam artisan.

    Visit acting Kukeldash (16th) – one of the largest surviving today madrassas in Central Asia. This madrasa is located near the Chorsu square in the historical part of Tashkent.

    Further, the route lies from the Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan to Amir Timur Square, which is not so-called. In the center of the square is a monument to Timur. He is depicted on horseback, which characterizes his strength and courage. Not far from the square is the museum of Amir Temur, where you can study in detail all that the hand of the great commander touched.

    Theater Square is the place where the Alisher Navoi Operetta Theater is located, which was built during the Second World War.

    Tashkent Metro
    Independence Square
    TV tower Overnight in the hotel

    Day 2Tashkent - Samarkand

    Breakfast in the hotel.
    07:00 Transfer to the railway station.
    08:00 Departure by the fast train Afrosiab to Samarkand.
    10:08 Arrival.
    Meeting with a table Canaan Travel.
    Excursion of Samarkand
    Grand Samarkand – one of the oldest cities in the world, its 2750 years of age. Samarkand is situated in the picturesque valley of the Zarafshan River, surrounded by the Pamir-Alai mountains. Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Timur, who made Samarkand the capital of his vast empire, entered their names in the history of this famous city. Samarkand became a scientific and cultural center of the Middle East during the reign of the grandson of Timur – “scientist on the throne” Ulugbek.

    Registan square with three sides surrounded by beautiful buildings: Ulugbek (1417 – 1420), Sher-Dor (1619 – 1636) and Tilla-Kari (1647 – 1660). All three of these madrassas fixed portals to the middle of the square and form a coherent ensemble composition. Each building is distinguished by its unusual decor – stone pattern on the walls and portals. Blue domes over the madrasas made of brick, and the outside is decorated with glazed tiles of it shines brightly in the sun.

    Bibi Khanum. With Bibi Khanum connected a beautiful legend. According to that formidable ruler built a mosque for his beloved wife Bibi Khanum. Following the prosperous march to India Timur planned to build the biggest building of the East. Radiant walls, minarets significant, lengthy treated carved marble portal of the mosque glorify the name of Timur and his beloved wife.

    Gur-Emir Mausoleum (14th century), where the ashes of the great commander Amir Timur, his sons Shahrukh and Miranshah, his grandson Ulugbek Muhammad Sultan. The spiritual mentor of Timur Mir Said Baraka also had the honor of being buried in this mausoleum.

    Ensemble Shohi-i-Zinda. Ensemble Shohi-i-Zinda consists of eleven mausoleums, who joined up in succession to each other for 14 – 15 centuries. This unique and mysterious ensemble located near the settlement of Afrasiab. The ensemble is also called street-cemetery. The blue domes of mausoleums, heading into a chain into the distance, a bird’s eye look like an elegant necklace.

    Mausoleum of St. Daniel – a unique place of pilgrimage – the mausoleum of the spiritual guardian of Samarkand and prophet of three world religions – Hodge Daniyor (the biblical prophet Daniel).

    Ulugbek Observatory. Ulugbek – a striking confirmation of a significant development in the XIV-XV centuries in Central Asia, architecture, science and culture.

    A visit to the village of Koni Gil, a workshop on the production of tissue paper from the bark of the mulberry tree.

    Day 3Samarkand - Bukhara

    Breakfast in the hotel.
    08:30 Transfer to the railway station.
    09:48 Departure by the fast train Afrosiab to Bukhara.
    11:17 Arrival. Meeting with a table Canaan Travel.
    Excursion of Bukhara.
    One of the oldest cities in the world – the fabulous Bukhara. Bring the picture is drawn in getting acquainted with its architectural masterpieces, which were created over the centuries-old history. In Bukhara many names. The word “Bukhara” in tune with the Sanskrit word “vihara” – “Monastery” and the Chinese “Bihar” – a place of idols. It is said that the founder of Bukhara was the son of Iranian king Siyavush. He married the daughter of the king Afrasiab, he built the Ark Fortress.

    Visit ensemble Lyabi Hauz, Nodir Divan Begi (1622), a fantastic bird in the portal madrasa – the symbol of Bukhara. Kukeldash – the biggest madrassah in Bukhara, Ulugbek Madrasah – the only building left over from the famous “scientist on the throne” Ulugbek.

    Kalyan Minaret (47 meters), without which it is impossible to imagine the silhouette of Bukhara. It was built of brick exquisite workmanship in 1127 during the reign of Arslankhan. Next to the mosque Kalyan minaret is located and acting from the 16th century to the present day, the Muslim religious school – madrassah Mir-i-Arab.

    Citadel Ark (2c. N.e.- to 19 in), Bolo Hauz Mosque (1712), the dome of the building trade – and still Timmy

    Mausoleum of Ismail Samani (10th century) – the oldest surviving buildings in Central Asia. This unique structure, an outstanding monument of world architecture, which attracts scholars, artists, and tourists from all over the world. The forms of the mausoleum of Ismail Samani compared with Zoroastrian fire temple, architecture burial structures, with forms Keshka fortresses, and even residential architecture.

    Chashma Ayub. Legend of the monument associated with the prophet Job (Ayub), who traveled as a preacher through Bukhara. At this time in the land of Bukhara was a drought. Job hit the ground with his staff, there appeared a healing source from which you can still drink fresh healing water.

    Overnight in the hotel.

    Day 4Bukhara-Khiva

    03:00 Transfer to the railway station.
    04:14 Departure by the fast train Afrosiab to Khiva.
    10:52 Arrival.
    Meeting with a table Canaan Travel.
    Excursion of Khiva.
    Khiva is rightly called “the seventh wonder of the world” because of its atmosphere, “the era of the beginning of time.” The city resembles an open-air museum. The basis of this museum is a fortress Ichan-Kala. The fortress surrounded by mighty walls, where there are four gates that open up every part of the world. Inside the fortress concentrated all the architectural masterpieces of Khiva. Before the eyes of the one who is inside the fortress, appear amazing minarets, madrasahs other buildings of Islamic architecture

    Fortress Kunya Ark “city within a city.” There were Khan’s mosque, the residence of Khan, the Supreme Court, Khan’s reception – kurinysh Khan, powder mill, mint, harem, kitchens, stables, and a guardhouse. In the southern part of kurinysh-Khans was the throne room with a two-column avian (terrace). In the middle of the hall was a yurt during the receptions she sat Khan. Ivan was decorated with blue-white-blue majolica with exquisite designs.

    Multicolumn Mosque Juma. The mosque was built in the 10th century, it has 212 carved wooden columns. It housed all the men of the city, who came to her at the Friday service.

    Complex Pakhlavan Mahmoud – dumping famous Khorezm poet, who was considered the patron saint of Khiva. The main hall of the mausoleum played the tomb of Khiva khans.

    Visiting historical monuments:

    Palace Tash-Hovli
    Madrass Muhammad Aminkhan
    Madrass Muhammad Rahimkhan
    Minaret Kalta Minor
    Minaret Islam-Khoja.
    Overnight in the hotel.

    Day 5Khiva - Tashkent

    Breakfast in the hotel.
    13:00 Transfer to the railway station.
    14:30 Departure by the train Shark to Tashkent

    Day 6Tashkent

    06:58 Arrival to Tashkent.
    Transfer to the airport.


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