Sufi Tours to Uzbekistan

Tour details

  • Tour route: Tashkent – Bukhara – Samarkand – Tashkent
  • Transport: land transport (bus), flight, train
  • Days: 5     Nights: 4

This tour package introduces you less touristic sights. During your tour in Bukhara, you will make a pilgrimage at the burial places of the seven Pirs (7 holy men) including the tomb of Baha-ud-Din Naqshband, the founder of Sufi Order of Islam. In Samarkand also, you can find many holy shrines like Ubeydullah-I Ahrar, the eighteenth of the great scholars and saints. Imam-Moturidi tomb, one of the two great imams of Ahlu Sunnah (Majority of Islam).The tomb of Sahabi Kusem-Ibn-Abbas, a cousin of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.v) is also one of the main pilgrimage places in Samarkand.In the history of Islam, the territory of Central Asia played a special role. Visiting the tombs of Seven Pirs in Bukhara, you will able to visit tomb of Abdul-Khaliq Gijduvani, who was a spiritual mentor (murshid). He was 10th in the continuity of the spiritual link from Tariqa sheikhs Nakshbandiya, in a small town Gijduvan. Our professional guides will explain you not only the history of these great men but also their extraordinary lives of virtue.

Day 1. Tashkent

Arrival in Tashkent. Depend on schedule of arrival from homeland of travelers. Transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel. After lunch, visit old and religious part of Tashkent city: In Old Town you can see: Khast-Imam Complex including the mausoleum of Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi, Mausoleum of Sheikh Zainiddin-bobo and museum of Muyi Muborak where original Koran of Osman is preserved. Zangiata Complex, the Mausoleum of the fifth murid (student) of Ahmad Jassavi - the recognized spiritual leader of all Turkic tribes of the Central Asia. Dinner at local restaurants. Overnight in Tashkent

Day 2. TashkentBukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Bukhara. Arrival and check in to the hotel. We start the morning with a visit to mausoleums of seven Pirs: Arif ar-Rivgary, Mahmud Injir Fagnevi, Ali Rametani, Muhammad Baba Samasi, Seyyid Emir Kulal, Bahauddin Naqshbandi and his mother’s tomb. Some of these mausoleums are situated in different parts of Bukhara. Therefore, it takes you whole day to visit them all. Lunch and dinners at local restaurants. Overnight in Bukhara

Day 3. Bukhara – Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. After drive to Samarkand (290km – 4hours). You will visit on the way to  Samarkand the Mausoleum of Abdulholiq Givduvaniy, one of the Seven Masters, Pirs of Wisdom in Naqshbandi Golden Chain. On the road you will also visit the Mausoleum of Imam – Al Bukhari, scholar of hadith. Not far from this complex, you will visit the burial place of Hazrat Makhdumi A'zam Dahbediy, a Sufi philosopher, and a descendent of Hazrat Ali. Lunch and dinners at local restaurants. Overnight in Samarkand

Day 4. Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning start our tour with: Gur Emir (Tomb of Emir) Mausoleum, the tomb of Temur. Rukhabad Mausoleum, tomb of Sheikh Burhaneddin Sagaradzhi who was a great Islamic scholar and theologian.  Registan square with three madrasahs, heart of Samarkand, "unmissable" place. Behind this square, after 10 minutes of walk through the narrow streets of a village, there is the Mausoleum of Imam al-Maturidi. He was grand Imam and famous philosopher and theologian who fought for the purity of Islam. Another famous holy place, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis where you can visit mausoleum of Kusem Ibn Abbas, the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.v). The last place to visit is complex of Hodja Akhror Vali, famous person and the leader of the Sufi order Naqshbandiya. Lunch and dinners at local restaurants. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 5. SamarkandTashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to Tashkent (320 km) by train. Arrival in Tashkent. By request city tour in Tashkent. Transfer to the airport for flight from Tashkent.