Cultural tours that are presented in this section include visiting of historical, cultural and geographical attractions of Uzbekistan. Basic privileges in choosing of that type of the tour are the following: acquaintance with monuments of history, architecture and art; familiarization with ethnic peculiarities of the people and variety of traditional crafts; visiting cultural events such as: festivals, national holidays, folklore shows, thematic exhibitions and etc.; participation at modern life of local people.
Fergana Valley is located at the eastern part of Uzbekistan and has the highest density in Central Asia. It had the mildest climate throughout the republic. The nature of the valley attracts people with its wonderful abundance of colors. That’s why this valley also called as a Pearl of Central Asia due to its richness and beauty.
During this Tour along Uzbekistan you will visit legendary mosques and madrasas in Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, which had been recognized by UNESCO architecturally important due to their grand designs and you will be also impressed by country’s beautiful handicrafts: delikate carving and painting on ganch and wood, skillfully worked metal and leather, carpets and decorative fabrics and ceramics of consummate mastery, all these are made using traditional methods by folk masters from different regions.
We invite you to participate at our special tour and at the same time visit three countries with rich history and culture, that are: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran. Each of these countries is well-known by its unique traditions of carpet-weaving, and there are workshops that still preserved the ancient style of hand-made weaving. “Carpet Tour along the Silk Road” gives a wonderful opportunity to watch the process of Uzbek, Turkmen and Persian carpets’ creation at legendary workshops of Bukhara, Ashgabat and Tehran. Besides, you will get acquainted with the professional secrets of famous masters of carpet-weaving and enjoy the production process of todays’ masterpieces.
Uzbekistan since ancient times was famous for its special architecture, mysterious minarets and sky-blue mosaic. This land has always been so – smooth as a body, hot as a heart. 20 centuries ago legendary and beautiful country Sogd blossomed on this land, about which, wonderful stories were told in different parts of the world. Alexander the Great who visited this country, said: ‘all that I have heard about the beauty of this country – all true, except that it is more beautiful than I could have imagined’.