Ziyarat Uzbekistan Tour is a pilgrimage to the holiest sites and cities of Central Asia. Alongside experienced local guides, you will have extensive tours of the most revered mausoleums and mosques in Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent, including Imam al-Bukhari Complex, Gur Emir, the seven tombs of the Naqshbandi Sufi Golden Chain and Khazret-Imam Complex, home to the world’s oldest existing Usman Quran.
Each madrassah, mausoleum and palace in the country holds a story of its own. Watch as Islamic and Central Asian history take on a whole new light on this 6-day journey to Uzbekistan’s medieval masterpieces and the tombs of some of the most influential Sufi philosophers, prophets and poets.
Arrive in Samarkand, where our driver will pick you up from Samarkand International Airport or the train station for transfer to the hotel (check-in begins at noon). Begin your tour of Samarkand, a city at the crossroads of the world’s cultures.
Your private tour of this local holy land, led by an experienced guide, will include:
After breakfast, continue your tour of Samarkand with a local, experienced guide. Your tour today includes:
Breakfast at the hotel before taking the morning train to Bukhara (280 km, 1hr 30min). Arrive in Bukhara and transfer to your hotel in the Old City, an area resembling a scene from Arabian Nights.
Meet your guide and driver to begin your tour around Bukhara, a holy land where thousands of Islamic saints have resided:
After breakfast, meet your driver and guide to continue your pilgrimage:
Breakfast at the hotel. With your private local guide, enjoy a walking tour of the most impressive sights of Bukhara’s Old City:
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel (check out by noon) for your Tashkent pilgrimage. The private tour includes the following: