Join us on the Uzbekistan Muslim-Friendly Tour for a pilgrimage to some of the most revered sites in Central Asia’s holy land. Uncover Islamic art and vibrant mosaics, take a ziyarat to mausoleums of famed Islamic clerics, taste local halal food and visit medieval mosques and functioning madrasahs in an ancient land quickly growing in popularity among modern-day religious tourists.
Many of Uzbekistan’s acclaimed historical sites have their roots in the Islamic Golden Age and subsequent Timurid Renaissance. Sites in Tashkent and Samarkand long revered by Central Asian Muslims, such as the Mausoleum of Imam Bukhari, founder of the Naqshbandi Order, and the tomb of Kusam ibn Abbas, cousin of the Prophet Muhammad, now welcome religious visitors and curious tourists from around the world.
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide and driver will meet you at hotel reception to being your ziyarat of Tashkent. The private tour includes the following:
After breakfast, transfer to the train station to take a bullet train from Tashkent to Samarkand (330 km, 2hrs 15min).
From the Samarkand train station, begin your tour of this historic and sacred city. The private tour of this local holy land, led by an experienced local guide, will include the following:
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and continue your second day of Samarkand tourism with a local, experienced guide. Your tour will include: