Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Historical Tour 12 Days
Package Id | 0000127
Duration : 11 Nights 12 Days

Day 1 

  • Check in Hotel & short tour of Old Tashkent
  • Visit Khasti Imam Mosque & Usmanquran museum
  • Dinner at Indian Restaurant

Day 2

  • Transfer to Zangi Ota Mosque after Breakfast at Hotel

Only 20 kilometers from the city center along the old road to Samarkand in the eponymous village of Tashkent region there is one of the most interesting historical and architectural monuments of XIV century - a complex of mausoleums Zangi - Ota.

It is the resting place of Sheikh Ai- Hodge (Zangi-Ota), a fifth of the murid of the great Sufi Khoja Ahmad Yassavi and spiritual student of the famous mystic poet Suleiman Khaki -ataBakyrgani.

  • Back to Tashkent for Lunch

After Lunch   visit explore Tashkent city with guide: Chor-Su Bazaar. Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to city center with Amir Temur Square, Independence Square.

  • Dinner at Restaurant
  • Overnight at Hotel

Day 3

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Take a Afrosiyob train to Bukhara

Arrival in Bukhara and Transfer to Memorial complex of the great Sufi, asket and saint Sheikh Bahauddin Naqshbandi is near Bukhara. Naqshbandi was born in 1838 in a small village in Bukhara in the family of a weaver, later he had an invaluable influence on the thought formation in Central Asia. In youth he wove patterned silk fabric. Not for nothing he was considered the patron of all craftsmen.

According to his studying, if person works manually it gives him the right to independence in the work, actions and thoughts. His famous statement: “Allah is in mind, and hands – in the work”. There is a wishing stone – SangiMurod inside the wall of the mausoleum. Believers from different countries come here to ask for the fulfillment of wishes. It is believed that Naqshbandi averts disaster.

Memorial complex BahauddinNaqshbandi is rectangular courtyard where the tomb of Saint Sheikh. The modern aivan with wooden columns is decored the central courtyard. The decoration of the ensemble is characterized of XVI century. Dakhma with marble fence was erected by Abdulaziz Khan in 1544, and near was built the great building Khanaka. Later here was formed a vast necropolis – tomb of Bukhara emirs. Decorated mosques Muzaffarkhan and Hakim Kushbegi are struck by its beauty, which formed the courtyard with creek around the mausoleum.

At the beginning of our century the Memorial complex BahauddinNaqshbandi was restored. The arches in national style, blue domes, different gate and columns were built here. One of the most beautiful of architectural ensemble of Bukhara, the complex BahauddinNaqshbandi meets pilgrims with silence and solitude.

  • Overnight in Bukhara 

Day 4

City tour in Bukhara: Visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex, Kalyan mosque and Kalyan minaret and Miri-Arab Madrasah, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasah, Ark fortress, Samani dynasty Mausoleum, Chor-Minor Madrasah, Bolo-Khauz Mosque.

  • Free time in the afternoon.
  • Overnight at the hotel. 
  • Duration of sightseeing: 5 hours

Day 5

In the morning transfer to Samarkand (290 km, 4 h.). En route visit the Memorial Complex of Abu Abdulloh Mukhammad ibn Ibrohim, Ibn al Mugiyraibn Bardazbeh al Juafiy Al-Bukhari. Continue to holy place which is a few kilometers away from this complex, the burial place of Hazrat Makhdumi A'zam Dahbediy (1461-1542), a Sufi philosopher, and a descendent of Hazrat Ali.

  • Arrive in Samarkand and check in to the hotel. Free time.Overnight at the hotel. 
  • The road on vans and buses is on average an hour longer.

Day 6

In the morning visit Complex KhojaAkhrarVali, Khoja al Mansoor al Matrudi, Bibi-Khanum mosque, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, where you can visit the tomb of Qusamibn Abbas, continue to HazratHyzr Mosque. In the afternoon visit magnificent Registan Square, the noblest square in Central Asia, Observatory of Ulugbek, and Siab Bazaar. End the sightseeing tour with a visit to Gur-Emir Mausoleum – the graveyard of Tamerlane and Timurids. Overnight at the hotel. 

  • Duration of sightseeing: 6-7 hours

Day 7

Arrive to the Tajik/ Uzbek  Dusti-Sariosiyo, cross the border and meet your Tajik Guide and drive to Kulyab city via  the capital of Tajikistan- Dushanbe, which means Monday.

Have lunch and continue on the way to the south of Tajikistan, Kulyob city, which has 2700 years history and located on the way of Silk Road. On the way have stop at Norak HPP dumb, 300 m platina, very famous as a Tajik Blue sea.

Accommodation in the hotel in Kulyab and dinner at the local Chaykhana.

Day 8

After breakfast walk to the mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni – The person who brought Islam to Kashmir in 13 c ad. Also to develop the area he brought there the crafts like pashmina making, jewelry making, ceramic vessels, and the famous trees of Chinars. He was a religious leader, poet and traveler. In Tajikistan he is very famous as an Hazrati Amirjon ,  even as a respect to him the Government of Tajikistan putted his profile on the one of banknotes of the country with his poem (10 somoni). He was born in Hamadan of Iran and graved in Kulyab city.

First part of the day you will have great opportunity to explore the Mausoleum of Mir said Ali Hamadani, because this place is pilgrimage area of locals and foreigners.

  • Lunch in Kulyab. After lunch drive back to Dushanbe – the capital of Tajikistan.
  • Dinner at local restaurant.
  • Overnight in the hotel.

Day 9

After breakfast we will start sightseeing in the capital of Tajikistan: Independent square, Symbol Square, Palace of Nation, and Flag Square (2nd highest flagpole in the world 165m), Rudaki Park, National Museum of Tajikistan.

After lunch visit Navruz Palace – the biggest Tea House in Central Asia, this becomes an entertainment place for the locals and guests of the country.

  • Dinner.
  • Overnight in the hotel

Day 10

Today after breakfast you will drive via beautiful Varzob Gorge, Mountain passes and tunnels to the Tajik/Uzbek border Fotehobod/Oybek (430 km).

Beautiful and unique nature and mountains gives to the nature lover to enjoy and make lot of pictures.

Lunch on the way (If we will have enough time, we will visit the biggest Oriental bazar in Central Asia and complex of Sheyh Maslihatdin in ancient Khujand city – the second biggest city of country, located at the bank of famous river Sir Darya in the north of Tajikistan). From Khujand we will drive approximately 1 hour to the border. You will cross two borders and meet your Uzbek guide and continue your way to Tashkent (1.5 hours’ drive from Uzbek border to Tashkent).

Day 11

Do some last day sight-seeing with tour guide, go shopping or simply relax on your own. We can organize an enchanting Gala Night for you with food, drinks and mesmerizing belly dance show for one hour.

Day 12

  • Transfer to airport for return flight
  • Head back home with awesome memories of an enlightening travel.

Inclusions:

  •  Return Economy Class Airfare on Uzbekistan Airways Ex-Delhi (with group). 
  •  Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides.
  •  Entrance tickets to sights as per customized itinerary and clients preferences.
  •  Economy class ticket for Tashkent Bukhara
  •  Visa support for for all countries.
  •  All transfers 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by minivan type car; 8-13 pax by 20 seat bus, 
  •  Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included.
  •  02 bottles of 0.5 ltr water per person per day.

Exclusions:

  •  Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
  •  Tips and gratitudes to tour guides, driver etc.

Visa Requirement:

  • Scanned copy of Passport’s front Page and back page.
  • 02 Passport Size Photographs white background.
  • Original Passport will be required for visa stamping at least 10 days before departure.
  • For 10 pax or bigger groups a group E-Visa will be given to you on the day of departure at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at Gate no. 6 by our travel consultant.
  • Corporate letter head will be required for requesting letter of invitation from destination countries.
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