Pilgrimage Trip

Tour details

  • Tour route: Tashkent – Samarkand– Bukhara – Tashkent
  • Transport: land transport (bus, car), flight, train
  • Days: 8     Nights: 7

We offer you to visit Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent, and improve your knowledge about pilgrimage destinations of Uzbekistan. You will visit the resting places of great scholars of Islam. 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 architectural complex of Khoja Baha ad-Din Naqshband, the Master of the “Naqshbandiya” order.

Day 1. Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2. Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Half day city tour in Tashkent. Visit to Khazrati Imam Complex in the Old part of city, a beautiful library-museum, near to Charsu bazaar there is 16th centuries Kukeldash Madrasah which now is functioning as Islamic college. Here you will get information about education system and visit one of the classrooms to learn about the calligraphy art. Then drive out to the suburbs of Tashkent to visit Zangi Ota complex. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 3. Tashkent — Samarkand

Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Samarkand by speed train. City tour in Samarkand – Gur Emir Mausoleum, Bibi Khanum mosque, Siyab Bazaar, Registan Square also included in the itinerary. Lunch and dinner at the local restaurants. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 4. Samarkand-Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue of excursion – mausoleum of Abu Mansur Al-Maturidi, the great theologian in Islam and Shahi Zinda Complex with the burial-place of Qussam Ibn Abbas, the cousin of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and many other mausoleums displaying beautiful mosaic and majolica tile work. Then drive out of Samarkand and visit the memorial complex of Imam Al-Bukhari, the great Hadith collector. Afternoon drive to Bukhara and en-route in Gijduvan make pilgrimage to resting place of Khoja Abdul Khaliq al-Ghijduwani. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5. Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the burial places of Khojas in the outskirts of Bukhara - Khoja Arif Riwgari, Khoja Anjir Faghnawi, Khoja Ali Ramitani, Khoja Muhammad Baba Sammasi. Lunch and dinner at the local restaurants. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 6. Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue pilgrimage with visits to mausoleums of Sayyid Amir Kulal and Baha-ud-Din Naqshbandi, Samani Mausoleum, Bolo Hauz Mosque, Poi Kalon Ensemble of Kalan Minaret, Kalan Mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah, Trade domes and Lyabi Hauz. Lunch and dinner at local restaurants. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 7. Bukhara-Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until the flight to Tashkent. Departure from Tashkent.