Ziyarat Tour – 7 Days Trip
Take this seven days Ziyarat Tour to explore the sacred destinations in Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent, to visit the resting places of great scholars of Islam. The highlights of the trip are visits to Imam al Bukhari’s memorial complex, the collector of the hadith “Sahih al-Bukhari” and to the architectural complex of Khwaja Baha ad-Din Naqshband, the Master of the “Naqshbandiya” order.
- Ziyarat tour to Sufi Shrines and the resting places of Islamic scholars
- Visit to the mausoleums of Imam Al-Bukhari and the master of Naqshbandi order
- Fabulous towns of Samarkand, Bukhara, Tashkent
- Experienced guide for touring
- Time for shopping
What is Included
- 2 nights stay in Samarkand, 3 nights stay in Bukhara, 1 night stay in Tashkent
- Knowledgeable foreign speaking tour guide in each city
- For group of 10 persons and above through English-speaking tour guide
- Admission to all monuments as per itinerary
- Transportation services including all transfers and city tour
Tour does not include:
- All extra services, medical expenses, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature
Day 1 Tashkent
Welcoming you on arrival in Tashkent and transfer to hotel for overnight. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 2 Tashkent-Samarkand
Your expert, foreign speaking guide will meet you in the hotel lobby in the morning and take you out for touring. Visit to Khazrati Imam Complex in the part of Old city of Tashkent where you will view the Samarkand Kufic Quran (also known as the Uthman Quran, Samarkand codex, Samarkand manuscript and Tashkent Quran) displayed inside a beautiful library-museum. Close to Chorsu bazaar area there is 16th centuries old madrassah Kukeldash which now is functioning as Islamic college. Here you will get information about education system and visit one of the classrooms to learn about the calligraphy art. Then drive out to the suburbs of Tashkent to visit Zangi Ota complex. Afternoon drive to Samarkand and on arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 3 Samarkand
After breakfast meet your expert, foreign speaking guide in the hotel lobby and start sightseeing tour of Samarkand. The tour includes visits to Gur Emir Mausoleum, final resting place of the Great warlord and statesman Amir Temur (Tamerlane) and members of his dynasty. Then visit Shahi Zinda Complex with the burial-place of Qussam Ibn Abbas, the cousin of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and many other mausoleums displaying beautiful mosaic and majolica tile work. Bibi Khanum mosque, Siyab Bazaar, Registan Square also included in the itinerary. If time allows in the evening visit to Khoja Ahrar complex. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 4 Samarkand-Bukhara
Breakfast will be at hotel restaurant. Then continue visits with your expert, foreign speaking guide. Visit to mausoleum of Abu Mansur Al-Matrudi, the great theologian in Islam. Then drive out of Samarkand and visit the memorial complex of Imam Al-Bukhari, the great Hadith collector. It is a beautiful architectural ensemble built during the years of Independence of Uzbekistan and very popular among both for locals so for foreign guests. Afternoon drive to Bukhara and en-route in Gijduvan make ziyarat to resting place of Khoja Abdul Khaliq al-Ghujdawani. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 5 Bukhara
After breakfast your expert, foreign speaking guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. Today you will continue ziyarat tour to the resting places of Khojas in the outskirts of Bukhara (Khoja Arif Riwgari, Khoja Anjir Faghnawi, Khoja Ali Ramitani, Khoja Muhammad Baba Sammasi). Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 6 Bukhara
After breakfast complete your ziyarat tour with mausoleums of Sayyid Amir Kulal and Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari. City tour of Bukhara will include visit to Samani Mausoleum, Bolo Hauz mosque, Poi Kalon Ensemble of Kalan Minaret, Kalan mosque and Mir Arab Madrassah Trade domes and Lyabi Hauz. Time permitting your guide will take you shopping of local handicrafts too. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 7 Bukhara-Tashkent, Departure
Breakfast will be at hotel restaurant. You will be picked-up from hotel lobby and transferred to Bukhara airport for flight to Tashkent. On arrival at Tashkent domestic airport you will be met with your expert, foreign speaking guide for Tashkent city tour. The capital city of Uzbekistan is a cosmopolitan, green city with wide streets, a lots of parks, fountains, museums and theaters. During tour visit Amir Temur Park, Earthquake monument, Applied Art Museum, also walk along Independence square and take a ride in Tashkent Metro. In the evening transfer to international airport for departure flight.
At Tashkent airport or Your other preferred point in Tashkent
Days of Operation:
The tour will be handled upon request. The itinerary is planned to start on Tuesday or Friday. The tour language is English. The trip reservation should be made with us in writing form not less than a month earlier tour starting date. Please feel free to contact us for your inquiries or to leave your comments.
- Children under 2 years of age may travel with parents free of charge.
- Type of transportation to be defined according to the number of people present for the tour.
- This tour does not include photo fees in monuments, museums and sights.