To Holy Bukhara from Samarkand
Duration: 1 day
Description: Intense historical tour and at the same time pilgrimage from Samarkand to the "Holy Bukhara", visiting historical monuments and masterpieces of medieval architecture. Tour is designed for visitors to our country, arrived in Samarkand and possessing a day off for a better acquaintance with the country.
05:00 - Meeting at an agreed place in Samarkand.
05:30 - Departure to Bukhara.
10:30 - Arrival in Bukhara.
10:30-13:30 - Sightseeing tour in "Buhoroi Sharif” (Holy Bukhara), during which you will become familiar with staggering monuments of medieval architecture.
You will visit the Ark Fortress (VII-XIX c.) - the main palace of Bukhara emirs; Samanids Mausoleum (X c.) - Dynastic tomb of Samanids, the pearl of Bukhara and a masterpiece of world architecture; Poi-Kalyan square: Minaret Kalyan (XII c.) - the most highest in Central Asia, Mir-Arab Madrassah (XVI c.) - acting Theological educational institution, Kalon Mosque (XV c.); Trading domes - Toki Zargaron, Toki Sarrafon, Toki Telpak-Furushon (XV-XVI c).
13:30 - 14:30 - Lunch at the tea house "Labi Hauz".
14:30-16:30 - Continue sightseeing:
Labi Hauz complex (XVI-XVII c.); 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.
16:30 - Departure to Samarkand.
21:30 - Arrival in Samarkand.Tour price: on request
The price includes: entrance fees to all sites included in the program, all transfers by comfortable transport, meeting/seeing, sightseeing with a professional guide.
The price does not include: lunch, the cost of additional services not included in the tour program, tips to local staff, the fee for a photo/video shoot at historical sites.