Uzbekistan miracle: Tour 6 Destination: Uzbekistan Duration: 3 days Places to visit: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Shavat
Day 1: Tashkent Upon arrival you will start Uzbekistan miracle: Tour 6. You will explore the most prominent sights of the capital of Uzbekistan. You will visit the main square of the country that is known as the Independence square that was built as a symbol of victory over fascism in World War II. You will visit the local Broadway that is known as the street that separates the Independence square and Amir Timur square. After it you will have a ride in one of the most beautiful metros in the world, the Tashkent metro. The first line of it was opened in 1977. Later on you will be transferred to the old part of the city to visit the Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that consists of several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The most strriking sight in tours to Uzbekistan is the world's oldest Quran copy of the 8th c. that belonged to Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph. He wa skilled by gand of non muslim. His blood can be find on the pages even nowadays. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva (morning flight) In course of Uzbekistan miracle: Tour 6 you will have a domestic flight to Urgench and then transfer to Khiva. Upon arrival you will have a guided city tour in the oldest city of Uzbekistan. You will explore the inner city that is known as Ichan-Qala. The strong walls are encircled the city where you will see the ruins of centuries old sound buildings, palaces, mosques, Madrasahs, Mausoleums, Minarets, Caravanserais and Bathhouses. All this prominent buildings made Ichan-Qala into unique city-monument. Here you will be able to see at least 400 traditional houses and about 60 architectural monuments. In 1969 Ichan-Qala became the historical and architectural conservation area. Moreover you will visit the Kunya-Ark fortress of the 17th century, found by Muhammad Arang Khan, Kalta Minor minaret and Tash Khouvli palace, an incredible sample of Khorezm architectural mastership of 1830s. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Khiva - Shavat Transfer to Shavat border (60 km)