Uzbekistan trips and travels 11

Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 11
Activity: Cultural tour
Destination: Uzbekistan
Duration: 10 days

Day 1: The plane landed at the international airport of Tashkent city. Your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel where you will have a break. After dinner you will go to Tashkent city tour. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the city of Tashkent and Uzbekistan deep on your guided tour.
Day 2: Start your day with a deluxe continental breakfast in the hotel at 8 clock. Check out from hotel. Be sightseeing in Tashkent. It is one of the largest ancient cities in Central Asia, the capital of Uzbekistan. In Uzbek Tashkent means "the Stone City" and is also known as a city of striking contrasts. Inspired by the traditional dishes of the local Uzbek restaurant can. You will see ancient and modern city. On your tour you will learn amazing facts about Uzbekistan. Tour to Samarkand is waiting for you (330 km). By 8 clock time restaurants are open for you to have your dinner in the Asian style. Arrival to Samarkand and accommodation at hotel. National Hotel offers luxurious accommodation for the night stay.
Day 3: Your breakfast is served at 8 m. Full day city tour in Samarkand "The City of the Blue Dome": The history of Samarkand dates to 2500 and more years from now landmark dating back to the times of Timur Dynasty and is of the same importance as architectural masterpieces of ancient Egypt, China, India, Greece and Rome. Do you have a delicious lunch at a local Uzbek restaurant. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the city of Tashkent and Uzbekistan deep on your guided tour. Also you will visit during the tour a craft business. One of the best dinner at a local restaurant by 8 clock. Enjoy the rest of the day at the National Hotel.
Day 4: Start your day with a deluxe continental breakfast in the hotel at 8 clock. Impressive days in Tashkent spent remain in your memory for years. City tour in Samarkand. Visit Bibi Khanum Mosque (XV c.), Oriental Market "Siyab Bazar", Imam Al-Bukhariy mausoleum. Inspired by the traditional dishes of the local Uzbek restaurant can. Fashion Show - Today you will have a tour to a theatrical demonstration of national costumes. One of the best dinner at a local restaurant by 8 clock. Free time. By 8 clock time restaurants are open for you to have your dinner in the Asian style. National Hotel offers luxurious accommodation for the night stay.
Day 5: Your breakfast is served at 8 m. After breakfast tour to Bukhara (280 km, 3-4 en route). Day is spent in Uzbekistan will remain in your mind for a long time. On the way, take a tour to Rabate Malik and famous ceramist workshop visit in Gijduvan. Do you have a delicious lunch at a local Uzbek restaurant. Arrival in Bukhara and accommodation at hotel. One of the best dinner at a local restaurant by 8 clock. Enjoy the rest of the day at the National Hotel.
Day 6: Start your day with a deluxe continental breakfast in the hotel at 8 clock. Full day city tour in Bukhara: How in the holy book Avesta Bukhara is mentioned one of the oldest cities of Uzbekistan on the sacred hill of spring offers of Zoroastrians laid built. Inspired by the traditional dishes of the local Uzbek restaurant can. This city was once a large shopping center on the Great Silk Road. Impressive days in Tashkent spent remain in your memory for years. Show at Medrese Nadir Devan Begi with folklore. By 8 clock time restaurants are open for you to have your dinner in the Asian style. National Hotel offers luxurious accommodation for the night stay.
Day 7: Your breakfast is served at 8 m. We will visit during the tour Faizulla Khodjaev House Museum, Tea House, Sitorai Mokhi Hosa Palace (XIX-XX), once the country estate of the last emir. Here you see one of the best examples of palatial. Do you have a delicious lunch at a local Uzbek restaurant. So-called "White Hall" with its Guncha carvings with mirror layer are of extraordinary beauty. On your tour you will learn amazing facts about Uzbekistan. Free time for leisure. Dinner. Enjoy the rest of the day at the National Hotel.
Day 8: Start your day with a deluxe continental breakfast in the hotel at 8 clock. After breakfast at the hotel is a trip to Khiva (480 km.) Through Kizil-Kum desert. Inspired by the traditional dishes of the local Uzbek restaurant can. On the way you have to get to know a tour of the surrounding countryside. Day is spent in Uzbekistan will remain in your mind for a long time. Arrival to Khiva and accommodation at hotel. By 8 clock time restaurants are open for you to have your dinner in the Asian style. Free time for leisure. National Hotel offers luxurious accommodation for the night stay.
Day 9: Your breakfast is served at 8 m. Check out from the hotel. Sightseeing tour in Khiva: Ichan-Kala architectural ensemble - "outdoor museum". History of Khorezm dates back to ancient times so long that few civilizations match his age. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the city of Tashkent and Uzbekistan deep on your guided tour. They are palaces to see during the tour to the rich mosaic, unique beatiful minarets, mosques and madrasas. Do you have a delicious lunch at a local Uzbek restaurant. Tour is the Urgench airport. Flight to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent. One of the best dinner at a local restaurant by 8 clock. Transfer to hotel and accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the day at the National Hotel.
Day 10: In the morning you wil get guidance from the hotel and help you on your way to the airport.
 
 
 
 
11 - The dominant religion in Uzbekistan is a Sunni Muslim who profess to 93% of the population, with the exception of 1% of the Shiites, who are in the territory of Bukhara and Samarkand.
Islam in Central Asia by the Arabs in the VII-VIII century BC spread religion itself originated on the Arabian Peninsula at the beginning of VII century. Islam in Arabic translates as obedience, submission. This is one of three world religions, the second the number of the faithful, after Christianity. Home holy book of Islam - the Koran written in classical Arabic. The main provisions of the Koran were written by his followers, the words of the Prophet Muhammad. During the VII-IX centuries the Arabs during their conquests of Islam spread in the region from the Mediterranean to India.
Islam as a common religion of the Muslims, but in the VIII century, there was a split among the Prophet's companions and followers to the Sunnis and Shiites. Sunnis believed that the supreme power in the caliphate be chosen by the community, belonging to the Caliph was the Shia led by the Prophet's son-in-Caliph Ali believed that power should be inherited by the relatives of the Prophet. As a result of numerous wars Sunnis have the power and the Shiites were in the minority. Over time, there were also significant differences in the principles of legal certainty decisions in the nature of events related to the Gentiles, in the details of prayers, etc.
According to statistics, about 85% of the world's Sunni Muslims. Shiites are a minority in the Muslim world, most of them living in Iran, where Shi'a Islam is the state religion.
The next in the number of believers, Christianity is the religion, both its direction: How Orthodoxy (4%) and Catholicism (3%).