City tour to Bukhara
Visited cities: Tashkent-Bukhara-Tashkent
Standart price per person: 180
Tour description: The historical center of trade and Islamic culture, the city of Bukhara in Uzbekistan is everything one would imagine an ancient oriental fairytale city should be. At the end of the IX Bukhara became one of the major cultural and religious centers of the Muslim world: it was called the "Dome of Islam". In the XII century the Bukhara oasis becomes a center of Sufism (the mystical branch of Islam) in Central Asia. One of the famous Sufis of this period was Abdulkhalik al Gijduvani. Bukhara is one of the holy cities of Islam. City remembers many of the great Sufis. One of the most revered - Bahauddin Naqshband.
Our driver will meet you at your hotel. 08:00 - Transfer to the rail station and departure to Bukhara 11:45 - Arrival in Bukhara and transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Madrassah Mir-i-Arab (16 c),active mosque Poi Kalon (16 c), Minaret Kalon (1127 y),Lyabi Hauz with Khonaka Nadir Divanbegi Madrassah, Kukeldash Madrassah (16-17 cc.),Silk market (Tim Abdulakhana(16 c.), jewellery market or carpets market, Ulugbek Madrassah (15 c.), "Ark" fortress - the winter residence of Bukhara emirs (rulers), Samanid's Mausoleum (10 c),Chasma Ayub Mosque (12-16 cc). Free time.(Optional: Dinner with dance show program in Nadir Divan-Beghi Madrassah). Overnight in Bukhara.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Tour to the Great Sufi Leaders:
-Khodja Alaud Daula Abdul Khalik Gijduvani (the founder of "khodjagon" sufi branch), Khodja Mukhammad Orif Rigvari, Khodja Makhmud Anjir Fagnavi, Khodja Azizan Ali ar Romitani, Khodja Mukhammad Baba as-Sammasi, Khodja Said Amir al Kulal
-Imamu Tarikatti Shakh Mukhammad Bahau-d Din An Nakshbandi al-Uvaysi al Bukhari (the founder of "nakshbandiya" branch)
You will visit graves of this people and talk with their followers, listen to mystic stories about them. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure to Tashkent by air. Arrival to Tashkent. Check-in at the hotel and rest. The dinner. Free time. Overnight in Tashkent.