Small Hajj to the Holy Land

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Description

This tour will show you the architectural wonders of the famous ancient cities of the Great Silk Road - Bukhara, Samarkand, also known as the birthplace of many outstanding Muslim scholars and religious figures.

You will visit the Memorial Complex of Al-Bukhari, the author of the second holy book of Islam - "Al Jomi As Sahih" - the most authoritative collection of the Khidis, as well as the Mausoleum of Hazrat Bahauddin Naqshbandi, the founder of one of the greatest dynasties - the Sufi dynasty of Nakshbandi Tarikat.

For centuries, for Muslims from Central Asia, the pilgrimage to the sacred places of these shrines was considered a small Hajj.

In Tashkent you will discover a holy relic of Muslim culture and history - the Quran of Osman, a unique and almost completely preserved ancient example of the Holy Quran.

Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 4-5 star.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Pilgrimage tours.
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights Сities: Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Arrival in the capital of Uzbekistan - Tashkent.

    At the airport you will be met by a guide and driver and taken to the hotel (standard check in at 14:00).

    Excursion around Tashkent: Madrasah Kukeldash,

    Khast Imam Complex,

    local bazaar Chorsu.

    Modern Tashkent - you will see Independence Square,

    Amir Timur Square,

    famous Tashkent Chimes,

    Forum Palace and local "Broadway".

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand

    Transfer to Samarkand and on the way visit the mausoleum of Zangi Ota.

    Upon arrival in Samarkand, check-in at the hotel.

    In the heart of Samarkand you will see one of the visiting cards of Uzbekistan - famous Registan Square.

  • Day 3: Samarkand

    Today you will visit mausoleum of Hoja Doniyor,

    necropolis of Shahi Zinda,

    mosque of Hazrati Imam, tomb of Gur Emir

    and mosque of Bibi Khanum.

  • Day 4: Samarkand - Bukhara

    In the morning you will visit the mausoleum of Imam Al Bukhari.

    Then move to Bukhara. On the way visit the holy place in Nurata.

    Upon arrival in Bukhara accommodation, dinner and rest.

  • Day 5: Bukhara

    Bukhara is one of the most ancient cities of the East.

    Today you will visit the burial places of the Seven Piras - the great Sufis of the Order of Naqshbandi.

  • Day 6: Bukhara - Tashkent

    Today you will visit the mausoleum of Ismail Samani, the ensemble of Lyabi Khauz,

    Poi Kalyan and other sights.

    After lunch transfer to the station, on the high-speed train to Tashkent. The train departs at 15:21 and arrives in Tashkent at 19:30.

    On arrival, dinner at a local restaurant, then transfer to the hotel and rest.

  • Day 7: Tashkent

    Transfer to the airport for a return flight.

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Budget
Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost
10 pers. 14 pers. $677 *
15 pers. 19 pers. $607 *
20 pers. 24 pers. $572 *
25 pers. 29 pers. $551 *
30 pers. 50 pers. $537 *
Different number of people in your group? TBD *

* Requesting a price does not oblige you to buy a tour. You can send a request for different tours and choose the most suitable option.

What's included
  • Accommodation in twin rooms on the basis of full board (breakfasts in hotels, lunches and dinners at local restaurants);
  • Entrance tickets for the specified excursion objects;
  • Air-conditioned transport: bus (up to 40 seats);
  • Transfers airport-hotel-airport;
  • Ticket for high-speed train Bukhara-Tashkent (economy class);
  • Escorting Russian-speaking guide for the whole tour;
  • 2 bottles (0.5 litres) of mineral water per person per day;
  • Visa support (if required).
What’s not included
  • International flights;
  • Fee for photo-video shooting in places of visit;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Tips for drivers and guide.
Conditions

Payment: 100% prepayment must be paid at least 10 days (bank transfer takes from 3 to 5 business days) before the arrival of the group.   

Cancellation fee: 
Cancellation 30 days prior to arrival - no penalty
Cancellation 15-29 days prior to arrival - 50% of the tour price
Cancellation 4-14 days prior to arrival - 70% of the tour price
Cancellation 1-3 days prior to arrival - 100% of the tour price


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