- visit the dramatized historical ceremonies and folklore shows
- take pleasure with oriental dances in former Khan’s harem
- learn to prepare original Uzbek pilaw and round bread
- weave carpets
- make a jug in a workshop of the potter
- pass through picturesque desert on baktrian camel back
- ride on graceful akhaltekin horses
- swim and to fish in huge lakes surrounded by sands
- reach inaccessible mountains on helicopter and to lead picnic on mountain river side
- spend the night in traditional nomads’ abodes – yurtas
- listen to local akyn songs at a fire under extraordinary bright oriental constellations
- visit exotic national-sports and holidays wrestling, horse wrestling for goat’s carcass, rams, cocks fighting
- taste collection wines
- get original hand-made souvenirs.
Arrival to Tashkent. Ceremonial welcome in the CIP hall of the airport with folklore ensemble and flowers for ladies. Transfer to the best hotel of Tashkent - "Intercontinental". Allocation. Rest. Small walk - excursion across evening Tashkent.
21:00 - a supper in “Bukhara”, one of the best restaurants of city with a show-ballet program.
08:00 - taking off by helicopter MI-8MTV to Chimgan mountains. Walks, picnic on a glade near a small mountain river.
14:30 - returning to Tashkent. Rest.
15:00 - sightseeing tour across Tashkent (2 h): old city, the Barrack-khan madrasah (XVI century), Kafael-Shashi mausoleum (XVI century), Kukeldash madrasah (XVI century), the Squire of Independence, the Square of Friendship of People, the underground, the Theater Square.
20:00 - a supper in “Buyuk Sarbon” art-restaurant.
09:00 - transfer to Samarkand. Accommodation in the best hotel "President - Palace". A dinner at "Kishlak". Restaurant In the afternoon an excursion across the city: Gur Emir mausoleum (XV century) where Timur and his close relatives are buried, Ulugbek’s Observatory (1420), Shakhi-Zinda (“alive king”) - a necropolis of the governors and nobility of Samarkand, Siab market.
20:00 - visiting of color musical performance on "Registan" Square, a supper with a dancing show in ancient “Sher Dor” madrasah.
09:00 - transfer to Kyzyl-Кum desert. On the way an excursion to petroglifs of Sarmysh gorges. A dinner in "Aydar" yurt camp. In the afternoon camel tours across desert, bathing in Ajdarkul Lake, team-building games on fresh air. A supper at a fire place with accompany of local akyn (folklore singer) songs.
09:00 - transfer to Bukhara. Accommodation in the best hotel "Bukhara- Palace". A dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. In the afternoon - an excursion across Bukhara: Chashma Ayub mazar (XIV-XIX c.c.), Kalan minaret and mosque (XI-XVI c.c.), madrasah, Lyabi-Hauz complex (XVI-XVII c.c.), Samanids mausoleum (IX-X c.c.), Nadir Divanbegi madrasah, Ark fortress (VI-VII c.c.), “Chor-minor” complex.
20:00 - a supper with a folklore show in the ancient “Gau-Kushon” madrasah.
08:00 - transfer to Khiva. A Dinner-picnic on the road. Accommodation in the best hotel of city "Asia-Khiva". Rest. Walks on the streets of evening city.
20:00 - a supper with acting performances at torches in harem of a former khan palace.
09:00 Excursion: Ichan-Kala – the city-museum on open-air, protected by UNESCO, Kalta-Minor minaret (XIX c.), Kunya Ark fortress (XVII c.) - a former residence of Khiva khans, Pakhlavan Mahmud - the national hero and the poet complex (XIV-XIX c.c.), Islam Khodja madrasah and minaret (1908 y.), Juma mosque (X-XVIII c.c.), Tash-Hauli and Allakuli Khan palaces (XVIII-XIX c.c.), bazaar market where world-known Khiva carpets are possible to buy. Dinner-picnic by a small lake, near to ruins of an ancient fortress. Rides on graceful akhaltekin horses. Rest. Shopping, east market. A final supper in an ancient madrasah with performance statement of rope-walkers. Handing of national souvenirs.
Departure from Tashkent.
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