Tour to Uzbekistan (Art and Craft)
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3* ; 4*
Cultural, traditional, historical tour
Tour to Uzbekistan (Art and Craft). Uzbek culture is famous around the world for its original style and ornaments in arts and crafts. Local trades are important elements of national and world culture. Many connoisseurs of antique come to our country especially to see and appreciate works of both ancient and modern crafts and take the opportunity of meeting the families of hereditary artisans. The main purpose of the tour is to familiarize you with the traditional trades of Central Asia. You will learn a lot about arts and crafts that Uzbek people are doing throughout centuries. Skills of Suzani embroidery, silk weaving, carpet making, ceramics and smith, calligraphy and miniature paintings are passed down to the present generation from the ancient times.
You will learn the history and development of local workmanship and meet hereditary craftsmen. You will have a chance to take part in process of making Uzbek traditional embroidery – Suzani, world-famous silk paper, carpet and ikat fabrics. And you will have a lucky opportunity to purchase authentic Suzani embroidery, carpets and unique textile at lower prices directly from craftsmen. We may assure that you will hardly find such unique articles of handmade patterned artistic weaving and embroidery in any other place. In addition, you will visit majestic and marvelous monuments of Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Kokand.
Art and crafts tours are 12 days/11 nights with starting and finishing in Tashkent
Uzbekistan travel highlights
- Trips to legendary cities: Samarkand, Tashkent, Bukhara, Khiva
- Famous Madrassas and Mosques
- The Culture and Hospitality of the East
- Unique architecture
- History and sights from the times of Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great to the present day
- National cuisine, pilaf, samsa, lagman
- Seasonal Uzbek fruits, vegetables, berries