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A Week in Uzbekistan - Religious Holiday Special

TashkentBukharaSamarkand
TashkentBukharaSamarkand
7 Days 6 Nights

This tour includes a visit to cities on the Great Silk Road – Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara where there are mausoleums of great Sufis and Islamic saints. There are a lot of Sufi saints and islamic scientists in Uzbekistan in its own time. The most interesting and holy places Sufi tourists can visit are in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara.

 

Day 1 : Arrive in Tashkent

Arrival to Tashkent. Meeting at the airport by the guide. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Dinner at an Uzbek or Turkish Halal restaurant. Back to hotel and overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2 : Tashkent - Bukhara

Early breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station. Transfer to Bukhara on the high-speed train 'Afrasiab'. Upon arrival, you will meet a guide and driver. Transfer to the old town, where the sights of Bukhara - Abdulazizkhan Madrassah (Which was built in 17th century and still alve), Kalyan Minaret , Ark Fortress, Ulugbek Madrassah, Chashma Ayub 8th cent, Ismoil Samoniy 11th cent, Lyabi Haus Complex with Nodirdevondbegi madrassah. We proceed for Lunch in a Uzbek Halal restaurant. Continue your visit with a walking tour of Bukhara near to Old City with numerous oriental traditional bazaars - Toqi Zargaron, Toqi Sarrofon, Toqi Telpakfurushon and others along with Mosques and Madrassahs. We end the day with Dinner at an Uzbek Halal Restaurant.

Day 3 : Bukhara – Gijduvan-Bukhara

Breakfast at hotel. Starting of the pilgrimage tour of Seven Sufi scholars' burial places of Bukhara: Visit the tomb of Abduholiq Gijduvaniy (1103-1179) located in the town of Gijduvan (40 km away from Bukhara). Continue to the tomb of the fourth apprentice of Abduholiq Gijduvaniy Khoja Muhammad Orif Ar Revgariy known as Hazrat Khoja Orif Mohitobon (died in 1259). This holy site is located in the district of Shofirkon 50-60 km from the centre of Bukhara. Continue to the burial site of Hodja Mahmud Anjir Fagnaviy (died in 1286). Continue to Mausoleum of Khoja. Ali Rometaniy (died in 1310, in some sources in 1321)located in Rometan district. He was the apprentice of Khoja. Mahmud Anjir Fagnaviy. Lunch in Uzbek Halal restaurant Visit to burial place of Hodja Mukhammad Boboyi Samosiy (1259-1354). The next holy site is the tomb of Hazreti Said Mir Kulol (1287-1370). The last pilgrimage place is the holiest ensemble of Bukhara, the burial place of Hazrati Bakhouddin Naqshbandi – the founder of Naqshbandiya Order, located in the village of Qasri Orifon. Dinner in Uzbek Halal restaurant

 

Day 4 : Bukhara – Samarkand

Early breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Samarkand by bus/car. Arrival in Samarkand and lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant. Visit Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex, a highly respected scientist of the Islamic world, mukhaddis (collector of sayings of prophet Mokhammed and stories about him) Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari was born in Bukhara in 810 and died in 870 in the village of Khartang and was buried at the same place (Chelak district of the present Samarkand province located 30 km from Samarkand). Since then the burial place has been one of the most sacred sites of worship for Muslims. Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 : Samarkand-Tashkent

Early breakfast in the hotel. Visit: Saint Daniel Mazar, The mausoleum of Gur Emir, a burial place of Amir Temur and other members of his family. Registan Square, the heart of Samarkand consisting of Madrassa of Ulugbek, Madrassa Sher Dor and Tillya-Kori Mosque. Bibi Khanum Mosque, once the biggest mosque in Central Asia, it was erected by order of Tamerlane after his victorious Indian campaign in 1399. Shakhi Zinda Necropolis, a site of pilgrimage visited since the 11th century and marked by holiness. It consists of about 20 mausoleums of different centuries built between 11th – 19thcenturies. Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant. Shopping at famous oriental Siyob bazzar. Transfer by the new high-speed train “Afrosiyob to Tashkent. Arrival to Tashkent and transfer to hotel. Overnight in the hotel

Day 6 : Tashkent

Breakfast at hotel. Starting of city tour of Tashkent  and visiting of sacred places in Tashkent: Ensemble of Hazret Imam. Here you can see the oldest manuscript of Uzbekistan and famous Muslim heritage – Holy Koran Mushaf of Othman which also has the certificate of authenticity from UNESCO. Sheihantur – highly esteemed mazar (mausoleum) located between the new and the old city of Tashkent. Kukeldash Madrasah, located on the square Chorsu, was built in the 16th century during the reign of the Sheibankhan dynasty. Now it is a college, where the basics of Islam are taught. Lunch at an Uzbek restaurant. Free time for shopping at Mega Planet Mall, PoytahtMol, Samarkand Darvoza, Next Mol. HI TEA before leaving Uzbekistan. Flight back home.

Day 1 : Arrive in Tashkent

  • transfer Transfer from Tashkent Airport to Tashkent Hotel and Check in
  • meal Halal Dinner at local restaurant

Day 2 : Tashkent - Bukhara

  • meal Breakfast
  • transfer Transfer from Tashkent Hotel to Tashkent Railway Station
  • transfer Train journey from Tashkent to Bukhara
  • sightseeing Morning Tour of Bukhara Old Town including Kalyan Minaret, Ark Fortress and local Madrassahs
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Walking Tour including local Bazaars, Nearby Mosques and Madrassahs
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant

Day 3 : Bukhara – Gijduvan-Bukhara

  • meal Breakfast
  • sightseeing Pilgrimage of 7 Sufi scholars
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Continue pilgrimage at the burial place and holy site
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • hotel Overnight at Hotel

Day 4 : Bukhara – Samarkand

  • transfer Transfer to Samarkand by bus/car
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Visit Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • hotel Overnight at hotel

Day 5 : Samarkand-Tashkent

  • meal Breakfast
  • sightseeing Visit various historical places
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • leisure Shopping at famous oriental Siyob bazzar
  • transfer Transfer to Tashkent via high-speed train and check in Hotel

Day 6 : Tashkent

  • meal Breakfast at hotel
  • sightseeing Starting of city tour of Tashkent
  • sightseeing Visit sacred places of Tashkent
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek restaurant
  • leisure Free time for shopping
  • meal High tea before leaving Uzbekistan
  • transfer Transfer to airport

Tour Inclusions :

  • Tickets for “Afrasiab” train Tashkent – Bukhara
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Per night tourist fee tax
  • All sightseeing as per tour itinerary
  • Accommodation on Double/Twin Sharing basis
  • One water bottle per day
  • Meals on full Board basis
  • Services of professional tour guide

Tour Exclusions :

  • Charges in hotels for additional services
  • Consular fees for Uzbekistan visa
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites
  • Personal insurance
  • International air tickets
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary
  • VISA
  • Halal Restaurants nearbyHalal Restaurants nearby
  • Mosque nearbyMosque nearby
  • Bidet or Jet in the hotel washroomBidet or Jet in the hotel washroom
  • No adult TV channels in the roomNo adult TV channels in the room
  • No nightclub in hotelNo nightclub in hotel
  • Not part of a gambling resortNot part of a gambling resort
  • Packages are fixed and cannot be customized
  • Pricing for packages are as mentioned and are not negotiable
  • All payments made would be in SGD, other currencies mentioned are only indicative and not final
  • Prices do not include, visa fees, insurance, airport taxes, gratuities, personal expenses or any other expenses not mentioned in the package inclusions
  • Full payment is needed in order to confirm the booking
  • Alternate Hotels will be offered in case the original Hotel (included in the package) is not available
  • If a place of visit is closed to visitors, it will be replaced with an alternative
  • The sequence of itinerary is subject to change without prior notice
  • Due to local or religious festivals unforeseen circumstances and weather conditions, the sequence of itinerary may need to be changed or alternative sites substituted at short notice
  • Passengers have to ensure that they hold a valid visa to enter their destination country
  • The minimum number of Adults needed for the package is mentioned under "number of adults"
  • Timings of tours and meals are subject to last minute changes and customers would be updated during the tour
  • Package inclusions are as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Details of local points of contact will be shared with the booking vouchers
  • Payment confirmation will be sent at the time of booking
  • Confirmed booking vouchers will be shared within 7 business working days from date of payment
  • Packages available “On Request” require 3 business working days to have confirmed availability
A leisure trip undertaken by Halal-conscious travellers, i.e Muslim travellers who do not wish to compromise their basic faith-based needs while travelling.
Terms generally used to refer to a tour package/itinerary, which has taken into account the needs of the Halal-conscious traveller. These include services such as providing Halal food, prayer facilities and accommodation that is better suited for Muslims. Some packages will also include visits to Islamic Heritage sites, Mosques and Muslim cultural places. The services included may vary from one package to another.
Tour packages that ensure all aspects of the itinerary and the activities are suitable for Muslims and take into account all the key faith based needs of the Muslim travellers.
Tour packages which include, visits to Islamic religious sites or Muslim heritage sites. They may also include a qualified guide or scholar to explain the significance and etiquettes required in the destination.

Day 1 : Arrive in Tashkent

  • transfer Transfer from Tashkent Airport to Tashkent Hotel and Check in
  • meal Halal Dinner at local restaurant

Day 2 : Tashkent - Bukhara

  • meal Breakfast
  • transfer Transfer from Tashkent Hotel to Tashkent Railway Station
  • transfer Train journey from Tashkent to Bukhara
  • sightseeing Morning Tour of Bukhara Old Town including Kalyan Minaret, Ark Fortress and local Madrassahs
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Walking Tour including local Bazaars, Nearby Mosques and Madrassahs
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant

Day 3 : Bukhara – Gijduvan-Bukhara

  • meal Breakfast
  • sightseeing Pilgrimage of 7 Sufi scholars
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Continue pilgrimage at the burial place and holy site
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • hotel Overnight at Hotel

Day 4 : Bukhara – Samarkand

  • transfer Transfer to Samarkand by bus/car
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • sightseeing Visit Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex
  • meal Dinner at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • hotel Overnight at hotel

Day 5 : Samarkand-Tashkent

  • meal Breakfast
  • sightseeing Visit various historical places
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek Halal restaurant
  • leisure Shopping at famous oriental Siyob bazzar
  • transfer Transfer to Tashkent via high-speed train and check in Hotel

Day 6 : Tashkent

  • meal Breakfast at hotel
  • sightseeing Starting of city tour of Tashkent
  • sightseeing Visit sacred places of Tashkent
  • meal Lunch at an Uzbek restaurant
  • leisure Free time for shopping
  • meal High tea before leaving Uzbekistan
  • transfer Transfer to airport

Tour Inclusions :

  • Tickets for “Afrasiab” train Tashkent – Bukhara
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Per night tourist fee tax
  • All sightseeing as per tour itinerary
  • Accommodation on Double/Twin Sharing basis
  • One water bottle per day
  • Meals on full Board basis
  • Services of professional tour guide

Tour Exclusions :

  • Charges in hotels for additional services
  • Consular fees for Uzbekistan visa
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites
  • Personal insurance
  • International air tickets
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary
  • VISA
  • Halal Restaurants nearbyHalal Restaurants nearby
  • Mosque nearbyMosque nearby
  • Bidet or Jet in the hotel washroomBidet or Jet in the hotel washroom
  • No adult TV channels in the roomNo adult TV channels in the room
  • No nightclub in hotelNo nightclub in hotel
  • Not part of a gambling resortNot part of a gambling resort
  • Packages are fixed and cannot be customized
  • Pricing for packages are as mentioned and are not negotiable
  • All payments made would be in SGD, other currencies mentioned are only indicative and not final
  • Prices do not include, visa fees, insurance, airport taxes, gratuities, personal expenses or any other expenses not mentioned in the package inclusions
  • Full payment is needed in order to confirm the booking
  • Alternate Hotels will be offered in case the original Hotel (included in the package) is not available
  • If a place of visit is closed to visitors, it will be replaced with an alternative
  • The sequence of itinerary is subject to change without prior notice
  • Due to local or religious festivals unforeseen circumstances and weather conditions, the sequence of itinerary may need to be changed or alternative sites substituted at short notice
  • Passengers have to ensure that they hold a valid visa to enter their destination country
  • The minimum number of Adults needed for the package is mentioned under "number of adults"
  • Timings of tours and meals are subject to last minute changes and customers would be updated during the tour
  • Package inclusions are as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Details of local points of contact will be shared with the booking vouchers
  • Payment confirmation will be sent at the time of booking
  • Confirmed booking vouchers will be shared within 7 business working days from date of payment
  • Packages available “On Request” require 3 business working days to have confirmed availability
A leisure trip undertaken by Halal-conscious travellers, i.e Muslim travellers who do not wish to compromise their basic faith-based needs while travelling.
Terms generally used to refer to a tour package/itinerary, which has taken into account the needs of the Halal-conscious traveller. These include services such as providing Halal food, prayer facilities and accommodation that is better suited for Muslims. Some packages will also include visits to Islamic Heritage sites, Mosques and Muslim cultural places. The services included may vary from one package to another.
Tour packages that ensure all aspects of the itinerary and the activities are suitable for Muslims and take into account all the key faith based needs of the Muslim travellers.
Tour packages which include, visits to Islamic religious sites or Muslim heritage sites. They may also include a qualified guide or scholar to explain the significance and etiquettes required in the destination.