Overview and description
Adventure Tour “Legends of Uzbekistan”
Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Duration: 9 days – 8 nights.
Cities to be visited: Tashkent (1 night) – Nukus (1 night) – Khiva (2 nights) – Bukhara (2 nigts) – Samarkand (1 night) – Tashkent (1 night)
Since the ancient times Samarkand and Bukhara have been important commercial cities of the Great Silk Road. These cities are known even nowadays for their rich history and unique architectural monuments.
One of the oldest cities in the world Samarkand with its 2750-years history amazes with its magnificent buildings of the medieval architecture that have been preserved until nowadays. It was here where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected his observatory in the 15th century; it was a unique construction for its time.
Bukhara, which is as old as Samarkand, opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. In fact, every stone in this city reflects the history. The great scientists, such as physician and encyclopedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi, worked in this city.
The final image Khiva was formed in the 17th century. Throughout its long history it has withstood all tests of time and behind its adobe walls you can find masterpieces of the medieval architecture.
Nukus, the capital and the largest city of the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan, is located close to the Aral Sea. From the south and east the city is surrounded by the desert Kizil Kum. Besides the ancient Mizdakhan necropolis located not far from Nukus, you can visit the famous State Museum of Art named after I.V. Savitsky. Its collection is the best and in Asia and the second largest and important collection of Russian avant-garde paintings in the world.
We can change this program or prepare a new one, tailor made according to your wishes and preferences.