Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara
dventure continues! You will have a morning transfer (flight or train) to Bukhara. As each day full of adventures you will have a chance to see amazing and sometimes unpredictable sights . At first you will visit the most ancient citadel in Bukhara dating back to the 4th century named Citadel Ark. Today the mighty fortress is a world famous historical monument. From this place the Supreme board was carried out, and territory served as a palace for several dynasties of Bukhara Empire. Then you will see Samanids mausoleum, a real masterpiece of architecture of 9th -10th century. The dynastic mausoleum Samanids constructed in heart of Bukhara. Construction is the conic dome in the form of a tent. Then the tour goes on to Chashma Ayub, the distinctive feature of construction is the conic dome in the form of a tent. There are situated mausoleum and a sacred source. Then you have a chance to wander along beautiful shopping domes and visit one of the most famous madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi which is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble,in origin was structured as caravanserai and then rebuilt as madrasahs. In conclusion of the tour you will explore Poi Kalon complex which is situated at the foot of the Kalon Minaret on the territory of Registan Square. The complex has 3 buildings which were built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Bukhara
Today you will have a sightseeing tour in the surrounding area of Bukhara. It has been based in 500 BC, won by Alexander the Great, destroyed by Chyngyz Khan, reconstructed by Timur.First you will visit Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex, located few kilometers from Bukhara. Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex is a sacred place for each Moslem. Here there come thousand pilgrims, Moslems and tourists. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the spiritual masters of Amir Timur. Architectural ensemble, which was built throughout 5 centuries. In the courtyard centre there is a tomb of the sheikh. The court yard is surrounded with some cult structures: mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with pool, madrasah, and burial vault of Bukhara rulers and Dakhma upon the tomb of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. After you will drive to discover the countryside residence of Bukhara Emirs named Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. Sitorai Mohi Hosa is constructed in the middle of XIX century and it is considered a palace of last Bukhara Emir Said Alim-Khan though other Uzbek governor - Ahad-khan has put the basis of a building. But initial construction, unfortunately has not lived nowadays .The palace is the sample of combination of various architectural styles. In the end of your tour you will head on to Sumiton village to visit Chor Bakr memorial complex, the world heritage of UNESCO. The name of necropolis "Chor Bakr" means "four brothers", but abroad this place is known as "City of the Dead". This place is really unusual place, mysterious place. You will feel the breath of the world of dead and silence. Complex symbolizes the four sides of the earth and interprets that all people are equal. Construction of the complex started during the Samanids reign until the 16th century.In the end of the day you will departure to city. Night will be in a hotel.
Day 4: Bukhara - Tashkent
Today you will have a wonderful drive to Tashkent. First you will visit Courage Monument which is a memorial complex, war has concerned each family of Uzbekistan. The monument of grieving mother acts in a role of talisman and warns us about the past.After you will go on your tour visiting Zangi Ota memorial complex. Zangi Ota that in transfer means"the dark father" has received this sobriquent because of dark skin colour. He was sacred Islamic man and extended Islam on territories of Central Asia. You will also explore the State Museum of Timurids' history which has 3,000 different items including jewelry, musical instruments, weapons, various coins, paintings, documents, historical manuscripts and clothing of Timurid's period. The Museum has been opened in Tashkent on October 18th, 1996. The museum is erected in the centre of Tashkent to Amir Temura's 660 anniversary. In conclusion of city tour you will visit the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, consisting of fine examples of glasses and national clothing, hand and machine embroidery, skullcaps and national fabrics, carpets and woodcarving. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Tashkent - Flight
Transfer to airport.