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Excursion to Kunya-Urgench.

Travel on Uzbekistan.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” 

Augustine of Hippo.

The brief description of a route of tour from Uzbekistan to Turkmenistan:

Khiva - check point “Shavat” - town of Dashoguz - town of Kunya-Urgench - historical and cultural memorial estate «Old Urgench» - Khiva.

Distance of the route: 331 km.
Season: year round.
The best time for an excursion: from April, 1st till September, 30th.
Duration of the excursion: 1 day.

The detailed program of tour day by day from Uzbekistan to Turkmenistan in historical and cultural memorial estate «Old Urgench»:

Dashoguz velayat monuments. 

Day 1. Khiva - Old Kunya-Urhench (331 km).
Departure from Khiva at 6.00. Transfer: Khiva - settlement Koshkupyr - settlement Shavat - check point «Shavat» (58 km). Arrival on check point «Shavat» and meeting on check point “Shavat”.
Passage of formalities boundary and customs services of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Transfer: check point “Shavat” – Dashoguz - Kunya-Urgench (108 km). Arrival in Kunya-Urgench. Visiting of mosque Dash (1907 - 1908), mausoleums Nadzhmetdin Kubra (XIV century), Sultan Ali (XVI century) and Piryar Vali (XVII century).
Transfer to historical and cultural memorial estate «Old Urgench» (3 km). Visiting of mausoleum Tyrabekh Khanum (XIV century), Kutlug Timur's minaret (XIV century), the mausoleum Sultan Tekesha (XII century), mausoleum Il Arslan (Fakhr d-dina Razi) (XII century) (time of directory 1156 - 1172), minaret Mamun (X - XI c.c.), a portal of a unknown construction (XI - XII c.c.), mosques of dynasty Sifi, visiting of fortress Kyrk-Kala. The end of excursion.
Transfer: Old Urgench - Kynya-Urgench - Dashoguz – check point “Shavat” (107 km). Passage of formalities boundary and customs services of Turkmenistan and Turkmenistan. Transfer to Khiva (58 km).

Sultan Ali mausoleum.Izmukshir Fortress.Nadzhmetdin Kubra mausoleum.Tekesha mausoleum.

Author program of Alexander Petrov. Copying and introduction -  from the sanction of the author  petrovsra@mail.ru

Alexander Petrov