Small Hajj to the Holy Land
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.|
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.
|Quantity (from)||Quantity (to)||Cost per person|
|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.
- 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).
- International flights;
- Fee for photo-video shooting in places of visit;
- Personal expenses;
- Medical insurance;
- Tips for drivers and guide.
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 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
- Lyabi-Khauz Complex
- Chorsu Bazaar
- Khast-Imam Complex
- Kukeldash Madrasah
- Samanid Mausoleum
- Independence Square
- Amir Timur Square
- Registan Square
- Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis
- Gur Emir - Burial Vault of Timurids
- Bibi Khanym Mausoleum
- Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari
- Poi-Kalyan Complex
- Bahauddin Naqshband Sufi Complex
- Tomb of Prophet Daniel