Uzbekistan pilgrimage tour

pilgrimage tour

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This tour includes a visit to the mosques, and mausoleums of great Sufis and Islamic saints as well as to the Buddha’s stupa and ancient Buddhist center and one of the oldest cities in Central Asia in Termez. Moreover, you will observe the marvelous madrassahs for the pilgrimage students. Apart from the holy sites you will visit Fergana Valley workshops such as wool carpet making, ceramic, and silk production.

Uzbekistan pilgrimage tour
Uzbekistan pilgrimage tour

Tour Itinerary

Meet & Greet Service outside of arrival hall. Transfer to the hotel & Check in for rest

15.00 Lunch at local restaurant.
16.00 Join Tashkent City tour in old part:
the Architectural complex Khazret-Imam including necropolis of Imam Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Kaffal Shashi (15th c.); Barak-khan Medressa (15-16th cc.); Tillya Sheikh Medressa (15- 16th cc.). 

Later transfer to Amir Temur square (1993), Temurids Historical museum (1996), Navoi Opera & Ballet Theatre square (1947), Broadway street with local artists & souvenir counters & TV tower (1985) from outside with Memorial Complex of Repression (2000).
18.00 End of tour & transfer to the hotel for rest
20.00 Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Tashkent

07.00-08.00 Enjoy buffet breakfast at your hotel’s coffee shop. Transfer to local airport for morning flight to Termez (661 km, 2 h.).

Upon arrival you will be met by your driver and guide. Start sightseeing in ancient Buddhist center and one of the oldest cities in Central Asia Kokildor-Ota Khanaka, Fortress Kyrk-Kyz – a summer residence of Samani rulers,  Sultan Saodat Ensemble, and Zurmala – Buddha’s stupa.

13.30 Lunch at local restaurant. Continue to Buddhist archaeological sites of Kara-Tepe, Fayaz-Tepe and Mausoleum of Al-Hakim at Termizi.

Free time in the evening.
19.00 Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight in Termez.

07.00-08.00 Enjoy buffet breakfast at your hotel’s coffee shop.
09:00 Check-out from the hotel till noon.

Continue guided tour in Termez. Drive north-east to see Kampyr-Tepe – Greco-Bactrian Kingdom fortress (35 km, 1 h.). Then visit   Jarkurgan Minaret (30 km, 50 min.). Drive back to Termez, on the way enjoy views of Surkhan oasis and Friendship Bridge, which connects Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.

13.00 Lunch at local restaurant. Visit  Archaeology Museum to explore exhibits discovered on the territory of Termez and its surroundings. In the afternoon transfer to the railway station for train to Samarkand.

20.00 Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight in Samarkand.

07.00-08.00 Enjoy buffet breakfast at your hotel’s coffee shop.
09.00 Start city tour by visiting Imam al Bukhariy Mausoleum (810-870y.) – great muhaddis (hadith-writer) of the Islamic world. Then visit Guri Emir mausoleum (XIVc.) & Ulughbek Observatory (XVc.). 

Lunch at Mubarak Guesthouse restaurant.
14.00 Continue city tour & visit Registan square (XV-XVIIc.) with 3 huge madrasahs: Ulughbek, Shirdar & Tillakori. Later transfer to Shahi Zindah (IX-XIc.) necropolis, Bibi khanum (XIVc.) mosque & Siyab bazaar for shopping.

14.30 End of city tour & transfer to Samarkand Railway station to take Samarkand-Bukhara Afrasiyab train. 
19.00 Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara

07.00-08.00 Enjoy buffet breakfast at your hotel’s coffee shop.
10.00 Join Bukhara city tour & visit:
The Samanids mausoleum (IX-Xc.), Chashma Ayyub complex (XIVc.), Bolo Hauz mosque (1712y.,) Ark Citadel (Early Residence of Bukhara Emirs).             

13.00 Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch transfer to Bukhara suburbs and visit Chor-Minor Madrasah (1807), Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa (XIX-XX) – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir, Mausoleum of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi (XVI).

17.30 End of city tour

18.00 Gala Dinner at Nadir Devanbegi madrasa restaurant with local folklore & fashion show.
Overnight in Bukhara

03.00 Early breakfast boxes at your hotel.
03.20 Check out from the hotel & transfer to Bukhara railway station to take Bukhara-Khiva train No.056 at 04.22-10.55am.

After arrival Khiva, freshen up & start excursion with a guide. Visiting Ichon-Qala Gates & Walls, Mohammed Amin Khan Medressa – 1850s, Kalta Minor minaret, Kukhna Ark, Summer mosque, Mohamed Rakhim Khan Medressa, Sayid Alauddin Mausoleum & Music Museum, Juma Mosque & around. Mosque it interesting for the 218   wooden columns supporting its roof. The few finely decorated columns are from 10th century mosque.

13.00 Lunch at local restaurant. Continue city tour & Matpana Bay Medressa – 1905, Arabhana Medressa – 17th c., Dost Alyam Medressa, Abdulla Khan Medressa – 1855, Aq Mosque – 1657, Anusha Khan baths, Alloquli Khan Medressa – 1835, Kutlimurodinok Medressa – 1809, Caravansarai, Tosh-Kholy Palace – 1832, East Gate & Modern bazaar, Islom-Huja Medressa 1910. Pahlavon Mohammed Mausoleum & Sherghozi Khan Medressa – 1326, Dishon-Qala

16.00 End of tour & transfer to Urgench Aiport for afternoon/evening flight to Tashkent.

06:00-07:00 Breakfast at your hotel’s restaurant.
07:00 Check out from hotel & transfer to Tashkent railway station. 
08:05 Train moves to Kokand.
12:15 Arrival to Kokand and visit
the Khudoyar-Khan Palace, Jami Mosque and Norbutabiy Madrasah. Then drive to Oq Yer village to visit house of craftsman Bakhrom to visit a traditional Kyrgyz family manufacturing wool carpet.

Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants.
Overnight in Fergana

07:00-08:00 Breakfast at your hotel’s restaurant.
08:30 Drive to Rishtan city (55 km, 1 hour) and visit the house of a well-known ceramic master Rustam Usmanov whose works are exhibited on world exhibitions. Enjoy a pottery workshop and have a look at ceramic collection in a small museum. 

Then drive to Margilan 45 km (1 hours) after arrival visit
Said Akhmad-Khoja Madrasah. Today, madrasah is home to a number of craftsmen producing handmade carpets and silk. Have a walk on traditional market and continue to Yodgorlik Silk factory to see the production process of silk with traditional Ikat patterns. If it is Thursday or Sunday, visit Kumtepa Bazaar, the largest market in Fergana Valley.

15:30 Drive to Margilan railway station.
Train departures from Margilan.
Arrival in Tashkent and check in hotel.
Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants. Overnight in Tashkent

07.00-09.00 Enjoy buffet breakfast at your hotel’s coffee shop.

12.00 Check out formalities & if enough time visit local bazaars & shopping malls for shopping, otherwise, transfer to Tashkent International Airport for departure flight. End of tour services.

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Latest update: 30.1.2023

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