Holidays in Uzbekistan

    Uzbekistan: A tale of diversity in divinity

    • Pkg Id

      0000216

    • Destinations

      5

      TashkentSamarkandBukharaKhivaChimgan
    • Duration

      8 Days

    • Attractions

      24

      Barak-Khan MadrassahHazrati Imam complexZangiotaShayx Zayniddin bobo maqbarasiKaffal Shashi MausoleumObservatory of Ulugbek SamarkandRegistan SquareThe mausoleum of Imam al-BukhariBibi-Khanym MosqueGur-e AmirShah-i-ZindaHazrat Khizr MosqueBolo Hauz MosqueAbdulaziz Khan MadrassahBakhautdin Naqsband MausoleumMagoki Attor MosqueKhoja-Gaukushan MadrasaPo-i-KalyanUlugbek MadrasahKalyan minaretAlisher NavoiAmir Temur SquareIndependence SquareChorsu Market

    At the crossroads of Central Asia, Uzbekistan, a major hub in the Silk Road possesses immense cultural, historical and spiritual riches. Witness the awe-inspiring grandeur of countless mosques and madrassas, standing proudly as a testament to the history and culture of the Silk Road country of Uzbek..read more

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    DAY 1
    Arrival Tashkent

    • Arrival at Tashkent International Airport, Our tour escort will host you from outside airport
    •  Check-in at Hotel.
    • Later-on go for City Tour:- Khazrati Imam Complex consisting of Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (15th c.), Barak-Khan Madrasah (16th c.), Muyi-Mubarak Mosque - storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman; “Monument of Courage” (1976);“Independence”Square;“Romanov’s Palace” (outside only) 
    • “Broadway Street” with artists and local souvenirs; Amir TemurSquare.
    • Return back to Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.
    DAY 2
    Tashkent- Samarkand

    • Early Breakfast at Hotel,transfer to the railway station for departing to Samarkand at 08:00 and arrive at 10:10.
    • Arrive at Samarkand CSS in Samarkand: “Registon Square” with three madrassahs (15th – 17th c.), Shakhi-Zinda complex (11-19th cc.),(from outside),“Gur Emir” mausoleum, the graveyard of great Amir Temur and Temurid’s dynasty, Bibikhonim Mosque(from outside).Siab bazaar where you can make shopping and see ancient colorful market.
    • Return back to Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.
    DAY 3
    Samarkand- Bukhara
    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Transfer to the railway station for the Bullet train “Afrosiyob” to Bukhara at 09:50-11:20.
    • Visit City Tour:- Citadel Ark (4th c. BC) (from outside)Bolo-Hauz Mosque (beginning of XX) Devonbegi Poy iKalon Ensemble (Pedestal of the Great) – religious heart of sacred Bukhara that consists of Minaret Kalon (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th c.) and Miri Arab Madrasah (16th c.), Trade domes named Compel Bazaar (16th c.) – trading points that consists of Toki Saraffon (the Dome of Moneychangers), Toki-Telpak Furushon (the Dome of Cap makers), Toki Zargaron (the Dome of jewelers) and Tim Abdullakhan (the Center of silk). Gold market at open air.
    • Return back to hotel & Overnight in Samarkand


    DAY 4
    Samarkand-Khiva

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Check out from Hotel
    • Drive to Khiva (480 km, 8h.). The Great Silk Road once routed through Bukhara and Khiva ran through the Kyzylkum Desert, as the present road does nowadays. Stop en-route to enjoy views of Amudarya River and the desert.Arrive in Khiva late in the afternoon.
    • Return back to Hotel and Overnight in Bukhara.
    DAY 5
    Khiva
    • Breakfast at Hotel. 
    • Transfers for city tour.
    • Visit :- CSS in Khiva: Ata Darvaza, MukhammadAminkhan(18thc),Kalta-Minor,MukhammadRahimkhanMadrassah, Kunya-Ark Citadel.Continue CSS of Khiva: Tash-KhovliPalace (18th c), Juma Mosque (10th c), Ismail Khuja Minaret and Madrassah,
    • Overnight in Bukhara.
    DAY 6
    Khiva-Tashkent- Chimgan
    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Morning Transfer to the airport for flight to Tashkent.
    • After directly depart to the Chimgan mountains. it takes us approximately (106km, 1,5hrs). Upon arrival walk along Chimgan.The guests will ride on Chair Lift going up to the top of the mountain (30 minutes). See and enjoy beautiful panorama view of Uzbekistan nature. Take the Chair Lift for coming down the mountains (30 minutes).
    • Transfer to beautiful “Charwak” Lake, which is formed by joining of 4 biggest rivers forming the beautiful lake that’s supply Tashkent city and its region with water all year round.
    • Drive back to Tashkent
    • Return back to Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.
    DAY 7
    Tashkent

    • Breakfast at Hotel. 
    • A shopping Day :- Chorsu Bazaar,The Mall of Samarkand Darvozasi, The Mall of Mega planet.
    • Return back to Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel.
    DAY 8
    Fly Back

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Check-out from Hotel.
    • Transfer to Airport for your onward Journey.

    Inclusions

    Uzbekistan: A tale of diversity in divinity

    Top Attractions

    Uzbekistan: A tale of diversity in divinity

    Shayx Zayniddin bobo maqbarasi

    The Mausoleum of Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo is located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo was a writer and popularizer of the Sufi order known as Suhrawardiyya. The exact date of his birth is unknown. It is believed that Sheikh Zaynudin died when he was 95.

    Registan Square

    The Square is located in the center of the city and has become a monument of architectural importance. It has gained worldwide fame for its grandeur and it is now a preserve building in Samarkand.From three sides the square is surrounded with grand madrassah portals of which are facing the center of the space. All three erections have their own unique dcor. It is by virtue of these buildings preserved on the territory of the city Samarkand was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2001.The history of the Registan SquareTranslated from Uzbek registan means a sand place. In the ancient times this central square was covered by sand. The territory was not initially surrounded by madrassah those great erections appeared rather later. In that period authorities of the city were gathering people on the square to announce khans orders held celebrations and public executions and collected the army leaving to war.In the past one could see many trade rows around the square where artisans and farmers were selling their goods. All main roads of Samarkand led to Registan where it was always noisy and lively.Various rulers during their reign would change the main significance of the square but since those times and up to now Registan has always been the center of the city social life.There are three madrassahs on the square Ulughbek Sherdor and Tilla-Kori that are the main sights of the city. They were erected by two rulers at different times.

    The mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari

    Imam al-Bukhari was the great theologian of the East. He collected and recorded about 600 thousand hadith i.e. legend based on cases of life or some sayings of the Prophet. Out of them al-Bukhari selected as flawless about 7400 hadith to include into the famous As-Sahih which became the second most important book after the Koran for the majority of Sunni.Imam was born in Bukhara in 810 year and ended his life in Samarkand. He was buried in a small village Hartang 30 km from Samarkand.The mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari presents in all of its magnificence. In the complex that occupies a vast territory there are mausoleums mosques hotel for tourists and pilgrims souvenir shops and religious literature.The mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari is one of the main pilgrimage sites in Uzbekistan. The visiting of three shrines in Samarkand the mausoleums of al-Bukhari Shakhi-Zinda and Rukhabad within one day is called small Hajj.

    Bibi-Khanym Mosque

    The Bibi-Khanym Mosque is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. In the 15th century it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world. By the mid-20th century only a grandiose ruin of it still survived but major parts of the mosque were restored during the Soviet period.

    Gur-e Amir

    The Gr-i Amr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Timur in Samarkand Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Central Asian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs including Gardens of Babur in Kabul Humayuns Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra built by Timurs Mughal descendants Turc

    Shah-i-Zinda

    Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand Uzbekistan.

    Hazrat Khizr Mosque

    Hazrat Khizr Mosque situated in close proximity to Siyob Bazaar is one of the oldest Muslim religious buildings in Samarkand.

    Bolo Hauz Mosque

    It is a historical mosque and inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in 1712 and was under the Bolshevik Russian rule in the 1920s.Bolo-Khauz Complex is the only preserved monument on the Registan Square. It is located on the opposite site of Ark - the Emirs fortress. The complex consists of the reservoir Friday mosque and minaret.The most ancient part of the complex is the pond (Khauz) which is called as Bolo-Khauz (Childrens reservoir). It is one of several ponds in Bukhara that reached our days. In past these reservoirs were the water source for the population and unfortunately the source of many deseases. Therefore most of them were drained.

    Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah

    The Madrasah has a fascinating facade which is a little gem in Bukhara.Opposite Ulugbek Madrasah there is Abdullazizkhan Madrasah. Abdullazizkhan built it in 1651 1652 and it is the last large Madrasah in Bukhara. The building is typical by composition with four-ayvans yard but with unordinary divergent fan of hudj groups after side ayvans and cupola buildings on the central axis.It is very interesting the improvement of living lodgings which consisted of entrance hall and hudjra and were equipped with free-places attic storeys wall niches for bed clothes dishes decorated in conformity with the taste of inhabitants who rented these apartments during their study.

    Bakhautdin Naqsband Mausoleum

    Bakhauddin was the first born then Nakhshbandi came into the picture. The tomb is a 2m block focusing specially on the large mazaar known as the Stone of desire. about Sayyid Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (13181389) was the founder of what would become one of the largest Sufi Muslim orders the Naqshbandi.

    Magoki Attor Mosque

    The historical mosque is a part of the Lyab-i-Hauz and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mosque is bounded by Po-i-Kalyan Toqi telpak Furushon and Lyab-i-Hauz.Today the mosque is used as a carpet museum.about history It is speculated as built in the 9th to 10th-century on the remains of a Zoroastrian temple from the pre-Islamic era.Before the Arab conquest there was a bazaar on the site of Magok-i Attari. It was a market for idols potions and spices attar (perfumes) and other goods.there was formerly a Temple of the Moon (Mokh) close to this place.

    Khoja-Gaukushan Madrasa

    It is a group of buildings lining the crossroad of the two medieval streets and the Shah Rud canal. It was built by the influential Jubari family between the years 1562 -79.The Khoja-Gaukushan Ensemble is one of the largest architectural complexes in the center of Bukhara. Along with a number of other buildings in central Bukhara.

    Po-i-Kalyan

    Po-i-Kalan or Poi Kalan is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara Uzbekistan.Po-i-Kalan or Poi Kalan is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara Uzbekistan.

    Kalyan minaret

    The Kalyan Minaret is a minaret of the Po-i-Kalyan mosque complex in Bukhara Uzbekistan and one of the most prominent landmarks in the city.

    Alisher Navoi

    The Alisher Navoi National Park is one of Uzbekistans largest urban parks. It was founded by the members of the Komsomol organisation from Tashkent in 1932. The park which in the Soviet period was named Komsomolsky was constructed on the site of the quarry of an old brick factory by volunteers. Currently it bears the name of great medieval enlightener Alisher Navoi. The area of the parks land is 65 ha while its lake and network of canals make up a total of 9 ha.

    Amir Temur Square

    Amir Timur Square is surrounded with the buildings of the Uzbekistan Hotel University of Law (former Womens Gymnasium) the Amir Timur Museum well-known Tashkent Chimes and the Forums Palace - one of the most grandiose architectural structures in Tashkent. Almost all the buildings located around Amir Timur Square have historical importance

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    Uzbekistan: A tale of diversity in divinity

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