Ziyarat tour to the Great Sufi Leaders - version1
Visited cities: Samarkand, Bukhara
Standart price per person: 610
Tour description: This trip considered hundred percent of Sufi Tour. During the tour you will have opportunity to make pilgrimage to the graves of this great theologians of Islam but also to other sacred places. 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 graves of great Sufi leaders. One of them was Khaja Baha ad-Din Naqshband, the Master of the “Naqshbandiya” order. The tour program includes - Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara are famous for its Islamic and holy Sufi sites. You can see in Tashkent glorious and unique monument of Islamic history and culture – Osman's Koran(The famous Uthman Qur'an (Tashkent Qur'an or Osman's Koran) is kept in the square of Hast Imam Complex).
DAY 1 (2,5)
Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at the airport. Accommodation at Hotel. Free time. Overnight in Tashkent.
Early breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.
07:00 - Departure to Samarkand by speed train “Afrasiab”. Arrival to Samarkand. Accommodation at the Hotel. Sightseeing Tour in Samarkand: Gur Emir mausoleum (14-15 cc.), Registan square (15-17 cc.), Bibi Khanum mosque (15 c.), Oriental bazaar “Siyab”. The dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Breakfast at the Hotel.
09:00 - Continue sightseeing tour in Samarkand including lunch: graves of Khadrat Ubaydulla Akhrara Samarkandi; Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari (collector of khadis «Al-Jami as-Sahih») grave(Praying jum’a in the Mosque.); Prophet Doniyar grave; Mausoleum Shakhi-Zinda (11-20 cc.) — the grave of Kusam, son of Abbas — the cousin of Prophet Mukhammed; Mausoleum Rukhabad — the grave of Sheykh Burkhaneddin Klich Sagardji; grave of Khodka Abdi-Darun. The dinner. Overnight in Samarkand.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Bukhara by road (268 km). Accommodation at the hotel in Bukhara. Lunch. 14:00- Sightseeing tour in Bujhara: 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.)
18:00 - 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. The dinner. Overnight in Bukhara.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out.
09:00 - Continue sightseeing tour in Bukhara including lunch: "Ark" fortress - the winter residence of Bukhara emirs (rulers), Samanid's Mausoleum (10 c),Chasma Ayub Mosque (12-16 cc). 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.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Sightseeing Tashkent with: Madrassah and Mosque Barak Khan, Zangiata comlex, Mausoleum Sheykh Zaynuddin Bobo, Ensemble of Shaykhantur, Kaffal Al-Shashi mausoleum. Transfer to the International Airport in Tashkent. Departure.
- Visa support letter (telex);
- Transportation as per itinerary;
- Twin/double sharing accommodation;
- Guide services:
- Economy class train tickets for “Afrosiab”;
- Entrance fee to historical sights according as per itinerary;
- Air ticket Bukhara-Tashkent;
- Breakfasts, Dinners and Lunches
- Show Program in Samarkand
Economy hotel placement:
in Tashkent(2 nights): Hotel Le Grande Plaza, Hotel Uzbekistan or similar;
in Samarkand (2 nights): Hotel Registon or similar;
in Bukhara(2 nights): Hotel Lyabi house or similar;
Premium hotel placement:
in Tashkent (2 ночи): Hotel Grand Mir or similar;
in Samarkand (2 nights): Hotel Asia Samarkand or similar;
in Bukhara(2 nights): Hotel Asia Bukhara or similar