Uzbekistan Tour 2

 Uzbekistan Tour 2, Tours in Uzbekistan

Tour structure:
Day 1: Tashkent - Samarkand
Day 2: Samarkand - Tashkent
Day 3: Tashkent
Day 4: Flight

Day 1: Tashkent - Samarkand
After your arrival, your guide will meet you and take you to Tashkent railway station to start your tour. There you will travel to capital of Tamerlane's state. Lovely city Samarkand lies in the Zerafshan river valley. Samarkand is the second biggest city  of Uzbekistan after Tashkent and considered to be as old as Babylon and Rome. The sightseeing tour will include Registan square, it has unique atmosphere, when you get to the square, three amazing madrasah buildings make you to admire the beauty forever. This architectural masterpiece's history goes back to 15th-17th century. Next will be Shakhi-Zindeh, Guri Emir Mausoleum and Mosque Bibi Khanum.  Complex Shakhi-Zindeh is one of the Heritages of UNESCO, it was constructed during the 11th-15th century. Tamerlane's wife mosque is Bibi Khanum Mosque. He built it after his victorious battle in India. Night in a hotel.

Day 2: Samarkand - Tashkent
After breakfast at the hotel, you will go on your Samarkand adventure to continue your travel. The first site will be Observatory of Ulughbek, famous in Uzbekistan. Ulughbek was outstanding leader and scientists in Samarkand. He was the one who categorized celestial bodies.  In his catalogue named "Zidji Guragoni" he wrote about 1018 celestial bodies. He lived during 15th century and his own son arranged his death.  Afternoon, you will get lost on the main street full of teahouses, sweets and workshops, souvenir shops. Here you can feel the real authentic atmosphere. Later you can walk to National Bazaar "Siab", fast moving and colorful local bazaar offers traditional crafts and handmade sweets. Nex exciting excursion will be to handmade carpet factory. This factory employs more than 400 women and all of them making carpets using traditional methods of making. Another interesting manufacturer is Samarkand paper workshop. It is one of the unique places, where the famous silk-paper is produced. After tour drive to Tashkent and night in a hotel.

Day 3: Tashkent
Entire day of your tour will be devoted to discover the modern city Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan. The first travel point will be the central square of the city - Independent Square. It was founded for the honor of the victory over fascism during World War II. Then you will walk on the main Broadway to the Square of Amir Timur. Later you will have a chance to travel on the Tashkent subway, which is considered to be one of the beautiful metros in the world. It has been working since 1977. Next remarkable places are Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex, which includes many madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most important site of the day is Othman Quran, the oldest copy of the holy Quran in the world, dating back to 8th century. The owner of the book was Othman Ibn Affan, one of the four Caliphs succeeded prophed Muhammad. Nowaday , you can see blood stains spread on the sheets of the book, it happened when he was murdered by his enemy. Night in a hotel.

Day 4: Flight
After breakfast in a hotel, your guide and driver will take you to the airport. End of your.