Tour to Kunya-Urgench - "Centre of World heritage"
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Historical & architectural tourism in Turkmenistan.
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Kind of route: avto tour
Season: all year
Accommodation: single/double in hotel "Uzboy"
Description: Travel to Kunya-Urgench, Turkmenistan. Tour package consists of combination of historical and architectural components.
Ancient city Kunya-Urgench is near Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan border, once the capital of the Khorezm Empire, is a center of World Heritage including Gutluk Timur, the tallest minaret of Central Asia and the Turabek Khanum Mausoleum. Its twelfth century dome is probably the most spherical and perfect of the Turan, and is one of very few tiled domes of that age worldwide. Kunya Urgench strikes with its characteristic conical domes later to be copied in Bukhara.
Travel itinerary: Tashkent - Nukus - Kunya Urgench - Nukus - Tashkent
Day 1: Breakfast. Transfer to airport for morning flight to Nukus. Arrival at Nukus airport. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation. Lunch. City tour: Museum of Art named after I.V.Savitskiy (2nd part of the famous Nukus's Museum), which will open to you culture of this region, Mizdahkan - Islamic complex in Hojeli village (15 km), Gyarurkala - till nowadays archeologists make excavations at this region. Dinner. Overnight in Nukus.
Day 2: Breakfast. Crossing the Uzbek-Turkmen border Shavat. After custom formalities drive for excursion to Kunya-Urgench.
Excursions to Kunya-Urgench, once the capital of the Khorezm Empire. Visiting such historical monuments as Gutluk Timur, the tallest minaret of Central Asia and the Turabek Khanum Mausoleum.Return back to Dashoguz.Late lunch at Nadira Restaurant
Visiting to Museum of History & Ethnography in Dashoguz. There you will see custom and dresses of Chovdour and Yomud tribes.
Dinner and Overnight at Uzboy Hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Drive to Shavat border. Crossing the border.Transfer to the airport for return flight to Tashkent.
We hope you like the program and assure you that we are absolutely open to any suggestions to increase the range of our services for the complete satisfaction of our clients and are happy to meet your special requirements.
You can add this extension to any Historical and Architectural tour or adventure tour in Uzbekistan. Our tour operator will work closely with you or your travel agent to carefully prepare an itinerary based on your stated interests.