By the footstep of Imam Al Bukhari

By the footstep of Imam Al Bukhari

Place to visit: Samarkand, Bukhara, Tashkent

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Standard tour price includes:
None

Tour itenary

Day 1: Tashkent (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and start sightseeing in Tashkent: Memorial complex for victims of repression, Memorial of Courage, Khasty Imam complex- here you could view the oldest Quran. Independence square, Baroqhon madrasah, Kukaldosh Madrasah, Abulqasim Madrasah to see local craftsmen products.

Overnight in Tashkent.

  • Chorsu Bazaar

    Chorsu Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest bazaars of Uzbekistan and Central Asia. It is located in the old part of Tashkent, which is called “Eski Shahar”. Bazaar "Chorsu" was known in the Middle Ages and had of great importance on the Great Silk Road.

  • Courage monument

    “Courage” monument was created by sculptor Dmitry Ryabichev in memory of the earthquake in 1966. This monument stands in the place where it was the epicenter of the earthquake.

    The artistic image of the monument is enclosed in the image of a cube of black granite, as a symbol of the earth which passes through the split, which personifies the tragedy. 

  • Hasti Imam Complex

    Hasti Imam complex is one of the numerous religious complexes in Tashkent. It is also called the Hazrati Imam complex. The complex was erected near the tomb of Imam, a scientist, an expert on the Koran and Hadith, one of the first preachers of Islam in Tashkent, Hazrati Imam (his full name is Abu Bakr ibn Ismail al-Kaffal ash-Shoshiy).

  • Kukeldash Madrasah

    Kukeldash Madrasah was built in about 1569 by the minister of the Tashkent Sheybanid sultans – Barak Khan and Dervish Khan, who had the nickname “Kukeldash”, and is the largest of the 23 madrasahs of old Tashkent. Kukeldash Madrasah is located not far from Chorsu bazaar.

  • Madrasah Abulkasym

    Madrasah Abulkasym Sheikh was built in the XVI century in a single ensemble with the Mausoleum of Hanaka Muyi Muborak. Originally it was a one-story complex, which included a mosque, madrasa, and a bath. The complex was a community center. 

  • Madrasah Barakhan

    Madrasah got its name in honor of the ruler of the complex in the middle of the XVI-th century Navruz Ahmed Khan, nicknamed Barakhan. The Barak Khan madrasah was built in the 16th century by Suyunij Khan, whose ancestor is Ulugbek.

  • Mustakillik Square

    Mustakillik Square (“Independence Square”) is the central square of the capital where holiday events and military parades are held on days of ceremonial events and public holidays.

    After Uzbekistan gained its Independence, in 1994 the V.I. Lenin Square was renamed and received the name “Mustakillik Maydoni”, which means “Independence Square”. 

  • The memorial complex to victims of repression

    The memorial complex to victims of repression was formed in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On the establishment of the Day of remembrance of victims of repression” dated May 1, 2001 and the Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 8, 2002, until the end of the 30s of the 20th century, mass executions of the repressed took place.

Lunch & dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the hotel

Transfer to train station to take a fast going train to Samarkand. Arrival.  Sightseeing tour in Samarkand: Maqami Imam Bukhariy, Transfer for lunch. Continue sightseeing: Shah-i-Zinda necropolis, Ulugbek observatory, Bibi Khanum Mosque. Shopping with visit to Old Samarkand bazaar – Siyab.

Check in hotel and overnight in Samarkand

  • Bibi-Khanym Mosque

    Bibi-Khanym Mosque is an architectural monument of 1399-1404 in Samarkand, which means “elder princess”, the grandiose cathedral mosque of Tamerlane, wealthy decorated with tiles, carved marble and murals.

  • Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari

    At twelve kilometers from the city of Samarkand, is one of the sacred place of the Muslim world – Mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari. This mausoleum represents all the magnificence of Eastern architecture.

    Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari is a scientist, theologian and author of the second most significant book of Muslims after Koran “Al-Jomiy al-Sahih” (“Reliable collection”).

  • Shahi Zinda

    Shahi Zinda is a monument of medieval architecture in Samarkand, an complex of mausoleums of Samarkand aristocracy, which translated as “living king”.

  • Siab bazaar

    Siab bazaar is the largest and oldest bazaar in Samarkand, as well in Uzbekistan and Central Asia. The bazaar area exceeds seven hectares. Siab bazaar is one of the most visited places in the city of Samarkand.

  • Ulugbek’s Observatory

    Ulugbek’s Observatory is one of the most significant observatories of the Middle Ages, built by Ulugbek on the Kukhak hill near Samarkand in 1424-1428.

Lunch & dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 3: Samarkand - Bukhara (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast transfer to Bukhara city. Sightseeing in Bukhara: visit Bakhauddin Nakhshbandi Ensemble, Sitorai Moxi Hossa – summer residence of Bukhara Emirs, Ismail Samani mausoleum,  Museum of Water – Chashmai Ayub. After dinner at Nodir Devonbegi madrasah with folk show. Transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Bukhara

  • Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum

    Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum is a religious building in the city of Bukhara, built in 1379-1380. Chashma-Ayub means “source of Job”. It includes a mausoleum and a sacred source.

  • Madrasa Nadir Devon Begi

    The madrasah was built in 1622-1623 by the vizier Imamkuli-khan Nodir Divan-begi as a caravanserai (a public building used as a parking lot for trade caravans and travelers), but after some time this place was converted into a madrasa without the main premises for training sessions, which was never built. 

  • Memorial complex of Bahauddin Naqshbandi

    Memorial complex of Bahauddin Naqshbandi is a cult complex for the Muslim world. This complex served as the center of the Nakshband order.

    Bahauddin Naqshbandi is the great theologian of the XIV century and the founder of the Sufi order Naqshbandia.

  • Samanids Mausoleum

    Samanids Mausoleum is a monument of early medieval architecture built in the IX century. It is located in the historical center of the city of Bukhara, in a park, divided into the site of an ancient cemetery. The mausoleum is one of the architectural masterpieces of Central Asia and the gem of world architecture.

  • Sitorai Mohi Khosa

    The summer residence of the Bukhara Emirs Sitorai Mohi Khosa is an excellent example of the Bukhara palace, as well as a chance for tourists to plunge into the life of the royal court. 

Lunch & dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: Bukhara-Tashkent (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast, After breakfast. Sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Madrassah Miri-Arab,Taqi (trading domes), Kukeldash Madrassah, Lyab-i-Hauz Complex.

14:30 trnasfer to train station to take fast train Afrasiab. Arrive  in Tashkent at  19:40 Dinner. Check in and overnight at hotel

  • Lyab-i Hauz

    Lyab-i Hauz is an architectural complex and one of the central squares in Bukhara. This complex was created in the XVI-XVII centuries. Lyab-I Hauz is translated as “by the pond”. The area is formed around the pond of Nadir-Begi with the buildings Kukeldash madrasah, Divan-Begi madrasah and Divan-Beghi khanaka.

  • Madrasah of Miri Arab

    Madrasah of Miri Arab is an Islamic educational, spiritual, memorial and religious building of Bukhara. It was built in the XVI century and it is a part of the architectural complex – Poi Kalyan.

Lunch & dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 5: Tashkent (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the hotel

After check out the hotel and take a drive to Real Dreams garden. Picnic lunch with a barbecue. Excursion through Garden where you can pick up fruits from the trees or can plant your tree. At free time you may swim in swimming pool, play billiard or have a rest in guest house. Dinner time with a traditional songs and dance program. 

Overnight at the hostel.

Lunch & dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 6: Tashkent (B/L)

Breakfast in the hotel None

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / ---------