Arrival in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. After lunch and some rest, you will start excursions in Tashkent. You will visit the old part of the city and see: • Complex Khast Imam - Here you will visit the Barak Khan madrasah, the Mausoleum of St. Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi, the Koran Museum, which houses a unique relic - the original Koran by the Caliph Osman (VII century). • Mausoleum of Sheikh Zainiddin Bobo. • Zangiota complex • Main bazaar of Tashkent - Chorsu, • Independence Square, • Amir Timur Square. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2. Tashkent - Bukhara
Transfer to the Tashkent railway station, departure to Bukhara on high-speed train Afrosiab “Talgo 250”. Bukhara, the land of 7000 peers (mentors, saints or elders). Upon arrival in Bukhara transfer to the hotel, where you can leave your luggage. Pilgrimage to the holy places of Sufism will begin with a visit to the graves of the Seven Sufi Elders. You will visit the tomb of Abdukhalik Gizhduvani (1103-1179), located in the ancient city of Gijduvan (40 km from Bukhara). Then you will transfer to the city Shafirkan, located in the 50-60 km. from the center of Bukhara. Here is the tomb of Khoja Muhammad Orif Ar Revghari, a disciple of Abdukhalik Gijduvani known as Saint Khodja Arif Mohitobon (died 1259). Next, the Zeierat (pilgrimage) visit to the grave of Khoja Mahmud Anzhir Fagnavi (died 1286). Zeierat (pilgrimage) ends in the Romitan district of the Bukhara region. In Romitan there is the mausoleum of Khoja Ali Rometani, who was a disciple of Khoja Mahmud Anzhir Fagnavi (died in 1310, according to other sources in 1321). On this, the first day of pilgrimage to the holy places of Bukhara ends. Free time. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Continuation of our trip to the holy places of Bukhara. Visit to the grave of Khoja Muhammad Boboi Samosi (1259-1354), a follower of Hoji Ali Rometani. Then, a trip to the grave of St. Said Mir Kulol (1287-1370). Next, you will visit the most revered place of Bukhara - the Complex and the Mausoleum of Bahouddin Naqshbandi. This is the grave of the founder of the Sufi order Nakshbandiya, which is located in the village of Kasri Orifon, in the suburb of Bukhara. The pilgrimage ends at the Chor Bakir necropolis located in the village of Sumitan. Return to Bukhara. Free time. Dinner and dance show in madrasah Nadir Devon Begi. Overnight at the hotel.
At 09:00, a walking tour of the Old City of Bukhara will begin. Bukhara inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. During the tour of Bukhara, you will see: • Kalyan Minaret, • Kalyan Mosque, • Miri-Arab Madrasah, • Magoki-Attori Mosque, • Ulugbek Madrasah, • Abdulaziz Khan Madrasah, • Trade domes, • Lyabi-House complex, • Mausoleum Samanid • Chor-Minor Madrasah. Free time for lunch at the Labi-Hauz pond. After lunch, you will go out of town and see: • the summer residence of the last emir of Bukhara, Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa. In the evening, free time, during which you can enjoy a rest in the medieval baths - hammam. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. Bukhara - Samarkand
In the morning, you will transfer in comfortable bus to Samarkand. The journey time is from 4 to 5 hours. On the way visit Al-Bukhari memorial complex. You will also visit the tomb of the Holy Mahdumi Azam Dahbedi (1461-1542), a Sufi and a descendant of Khazret Ali, located a few kilometers away. Return to Samarkand and accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, the morning will begin with a visit to the Khoja Ahrar Wali ensemble, the Khoji al Mansur al Matrudi complex, the Bibi Khanum mosque, the Shahi Zinda necropolis, where the burial of the prophet Muhammad’s cousin Kusam ibn Abbas is located. After lunch, continue the excursion to the Hazret Hizir mosque. In the afternoon, you will travel to the most famous square not only in Samarkand, but also in the whole of Central Asia - Registan Square. Next, you will find Siab Bazaar. Then, you will visit the observatory of Ulugbek. The excursion program will complete by visiting the Gur-Emir mausoleum, where the graves of the commander Tamerlane and his descendants are located. Free time. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7. Samarkand - Tashkent
This day, you will have a free day in Samarkand. You can devote it to independent walks around the city and buying souvenirs. Afternoon transfer to the railway station to catch The Afrosiab high-speed train to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent, transfer to the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant or in hotel restaurant.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to the airport. Flight to the homeland.