Uzbekistan Muslim Tour6 Days | Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

Tour map

Start your tour with the spiritual center of Tashkent, the Hast-Imam Complex. See the 8th century Quran that belonged to Caliph Uthman, plus the Islamic Institute, before continuing on to the other main sights of the city, including Chorsu Bazaar, the Mausoleum of Sheikh Zainiddin-bobo and the Zangiata Complex. Continue your tour in Samarkand with a stop at the mausoleum of the famous scholar Imam al-Bukhari, plus visits to the most famous sights of Samarkand, such as Registan Square, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, and the mausoleums of Gur-e-Amir and Khoja Ahror Valiy. Finish your tour in Bukhara, with tours through the open-air museum that is the center of the city (listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites), with stops at all the major mosques and mausoleums. Finish your tour back in Tashkent.

Note: Guests arriving from Malaysia can take Uzairways flight HY554 at 16:40 on Friday from Kuala Lumpur and return back with flight HY553 at 7:45 on Wednesday.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Tashkent – arrival
 
Arrival in Tashkent. You will be met by Advantour driver at Tashkent International Airport and transferred to the hotel. Free time.
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand
 
Check-out from the hotel before noon. Meet your guide at 10:00 to start sightseeing in the capital of Uzbekistan, the biggest city in Central Asia. You will start with exploring the Old City. Visit Khast-Imam Complex, where the world famous Quran, holy book that belonged to Caliph Uthman, has been preserved. The complex consists of Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tillya Sheykh Mosque, Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Continue to Chorsu Bazaar. Also visit Mausoleum of Sheikh Zainiddin-bobo. After, you will visit Zangiata complex, a Muslim pilgrimage place outside of Tashkent. At 17:30 transfer to railway station. High-speed train Afrosiyob leaves Tashkent at 18:50 and arrives in Samarkand at 20:55 (300 km). Upon arrival the driver will meet you and transfer to the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours
Day 3: Samarkand
 
Your guide and driver will meet you at 9:00 to begin the city tour in Samarkand. Drive to Mausoleum of Muslim scholar Imam al-Bukhari (30 km). Return to Samarkand. Visit mausoleum of Abu Mansur Al Maturidiy, then explore spectacular Registan Square, Ulugbek observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, mausoleums of Gur Emir and Khoja Ahror Valiy. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 4: Samarkand – Bukhara
 
In the morning at 9:00 depart from Samarkand and drive to Bukhara (280 km, 4 h). On the way stop at Rabat-i-Malik Caravanserai and Gijduvan to visit the tomb of Abduholiq Gijduvaniy. Arrive in Bukhara, check in to the hotel.
Spend your time in fascinating Old Bukhara, enlisted by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Explore Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, madrasahs of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, Chor-Minor Madrasah, trade domes, Lyabi Hauz Ensemble, Chor-Minor Madrasah, Ark Fortress and Bolo-Khauz Mosque. In the evening visit folklore show program at Nadir Divan-begi Madrasah in Bukhara (subject to availability).
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours
Day 5: Bukhara – Tashkent
 
Start the day with exploring mausoleums of Samani dynasty, Chashma-Ayub, Bakhouddin Naqshbandi and Said Amir Kulol. At 14:45 transfer to the train station. Take the fast-speed train departing to Tashkent at 15:50. Arrival at 19:40, transfer to the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours
Day 6: Tashkent
 
Check out from the hotel. Transfer to the airport. End of the tour.
  • All transfers 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by van type car; 8-13 pax by 20 seat bus, 14 pax and more by 40-50 seat bus;
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
  • Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides;
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
  • Business/Economy-class ticket for train Bukhara-Tashkent-Samarkand as per option;
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan visa;
  • Halal Meals full board (lunches and dinners) and pray carpet;
  • Folklore show program at Nadir Divan-begi Madrasah in Bukhara;
  • Starting 8 persons English speaking tour leader from Advantour;
  • Starting 10 persons +1 person travels free of charge accommodated in single room.
  • Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
  • International flight tickets before and after the tour;
  • Travel insurance.

Accommodation:

Economy Option
Comfort Option
Tashkent - 2 nights
Ichan Qala, Bek, Sharq, Shodlik, Samir, Gloria Miran, Wyndham Tashkent, City Palace
Samarkand - 2 nights
City, Platan, Billuri Sitora, Jahongir, Caravan Serail, Malika Classic Sultan, Grand Samarkand Superior, Grand Samarkand, Platan, Malika Prime, Asia Samarkand
Bukhara - 1 night
Amulet, Minzifa, As-Salom, K.Komil, Fatima, Bibi-Khanym, Kavsar, Kukeldash, Zargaron, Siyavush Omar Khayam, Devon-Begi, Zargaron Plaza, Asia Bukhara, Minorai-Kalon

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