Ziyorat (Pilgrimage) to the "Holy Bukhara"

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Route: Tashkent-Bukhara-Gijduvan-Samarkand-Tashkent.

Description: A discovery tour and also pilgrimage to the holy sites of Islam in Uzbekistan. Visit the ancient city - Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent, historical and medieval architecture.

Day 1: Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent.

Transfer to the hotel. Placing.


Day 2: Tashkent-Bukhara (flight, HY)

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast you will start sightseeing and pilgrimage to the Islamic holy sites of the Old Tashkent. You will visit the Hazrati Imam complex, which includes the Barak-Khan Madrassah (XVI, XIX c.), Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (XV c.), Madrasah Mui-Mubarak (XIX c.), which houses a sacred relic - the oldest Koran, written in VII in; Kukeldash Madrasah (XVI c.).

After the pilgrimage - visiting the bazaar "Chorsu".


Transfer to the airport.

16:45 (19:10, 20:00) - Flight to Bukhara.

17:55 (20:25, 21:10) - Arrival in Bukhara.

Transfer and accommodation at the hotel.



Day 3: Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast you will make a pilgrimage to the Memorial complex of Bahouddin Naqshband (XVI c.) - center of Naqshbandi Sufi order. Here is the tomb of the founder of the Order - Bahauddin Naqshband and necropolis of Bukhara rulers.

After a pilgrimage - start sightseeing in Bukhara, in which you become acquainted with the staggering monuments of the "Holy Bukhara." You will visit the Ark Fortress (VII-XIX c.) – main palace of Bukhara emirs; Samanids Mausoleum (X c.) - dynastic tomb of Samanids, the pearl of Bukhara and masterpiece of world architecture; Chashmai Ayub Mausoleum (XIV c.); Lyabi-Hauz Complex (XVI-XVII c.).

Lunch in the tea-house "Labi Hauz".

Continuation of sightseeing: Poi Kalon Square: Kalon Minaret (XII c.) - the highest in Central Asia, Mir-Arab Madrassah (XVI c.) - acting religious educational institution, Kalon Mosque (XV c.); the famous medieval Trading dome - Toki Zargaron (Dome of jewelers), Toki Sarrafon (Dome of moneychangers), Toki-Telpak-Furushon (Dome of Hat sellers) (XV-XVI c);Magoki Attori Mosque (X-XVI c.) - the oldest mosque in Bukhara.

After the sightseeing you have free time.

Evening - dinner in a traditional restaurant.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 4: Bukhara-Gizhduvan-Imam al Bukhari -Samarkand (320 km, car/van/coach)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to Samarkand.

On the way, stop in Gizhduvan town and visiting the Mausoleum Hodge Abdul-holiq al Gijduvani (XVI c., XXI c.) - spiritual leader - "murshid", is the tenth spiritual link at the Golden chain of succession of sheikhs of Naqshbandi "tariqa" (teachings).

The next stop at Hartang village and visit to Mausoleum complex of Imam Al Bukhari. Imam Al-Bukhari - the greatest figure in Islam, the famous theologian IX century. He - the author of "Al-Jami al-Sahih" - the first book of authentic “hadith”, which is the second largest Muslim book after the Koran.

Arrival to Samarkand.

Accommodation at the hotel.


In the afternoon start half-day sightseeing in Samarkand - "Shining face of the earth". At the program - Mausoleum complex Shahi-Zinda (XI-XV c.), consisting of more than 20 unique mausoleums by different times of construction. The core of the ensemble - Mausoleum of Kusam ibn Abbas, a cousin of the Prophet. Shahi Zinda - a whole street of the medieval town, which is preserved to this day, where lies the oldest buildings in Samarkand. Is an important place of pilgrimage; Mausoleum Doniyor Paygambar (St.Daniel) (XIV, XX cc.), revered by both Muslims and Christians and Jews; Khazrat Hyzr Mosque (IX c., XIX c.) – the oldest mosque in Samarkand.

After the excursion, dinner in a traditional restaurant.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 5: Samarkand - Tashkent (355 km, train)


After breakfast, you have continued sightseeing the ancient Samarkand: Registan Square: Ulugbek Madrassah (XV c.), Sherdor Madrassah (XVII c.) and Tilla Kori Madrassah (XVII c.) - a masterpiece of medieval architecture and the main symbol of Samarkand; Mausoleum of Al Motrudi, scientist-theologian and philosopher IX c., founder flow "Moturudy" doctrine in Kalam (the Muslim theology), an expert of “Fiqh” (Islamic jurisprudence); Bibi Honim Mosque (XIV c.), which was built by Temur as the largest mosque of the time.

Visiting old Siab bazaar, where you will be able to know what the real orient bazaar. Market maintained its unforgettable color and atmosphere, surprising tourists with its colorful, variety of products and goods.


In the afternoon - visit to the Mausoleum Guri Amir (XIV-XV c.) – dynastic tomb of Timurids; Ruhabad Mausoleum ("House of Spirit») (XIV-XV c.) - tomb of Sheikh Burhan ad-Din Sagardji (heads of Muslims in Beijing), buried according his will in Samarkand.

After the sightseeing - transfer to the train station in Samarkand.

17:00 - Departure to Tashkent by express train "Afrasiab."

19:40 - Arrival in Tashkent.

Transfer and accommodation at the hotel.



Day 6 : Tashkent


Transfer to the airport.


Tour price: on request

The price included:

1. All transfers by comfortable transport;

2. Meetings / seeing at the airport;

3. Accommodation in hotels in double standard rooms;

4. Meals - half board;

5. Excursions during the trip with professional guides;

6. Entrance fees to all sites included in the program;

7. Accompanying guide;

8. A ticket for the express train "Afrasiab";

9. Visa support for visa to Uzbekistan.

The price does not include:

1. International airfares;

2. Local flight Tashkent-Bukhara;

3. Additional payment for single accommodation;

4. Additional services not included in the program;

5. Meals - full board;

6. Tips to local staff;

7. The fee for additional services in the hotels;

8. The fee for a photo / video shoot on historical sites.

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