ZIYARAT IN UZBEKISTAN

ZIYARAT IN UZBEKISTAN
Group Tour
Places : Tashkent-Bukhara-Termez-Denau-Shakhrisabz-Kitab-Samarkand-Tashkent
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

Day 1: Tashkent

Departure from Delhi by HY 426 at 00:40 arrive Tashkent at 03:20

Meeting with the driver
Early check-in. Rest in the hotel

Breakfast in the hotel

Excursion in Tashkent

Khast Imam Mosque Tashkent Independence Square

The capital of Uzbekistan – Tashkent – has existed for over 2,200 years. During this time he has gone from an ancient settlement to the large cities of Central Asia. The city has seen many memorable events and trials, met the rise and decline. Tashkent – the very embodiment of modern elegance that is characteristic of many capitals of the world. As the eastern city, Tashkent has its unsurpassed flavor. City harmoniously combines a medieval buildings with European architecture.

A visit to the religious center of modern Tashkent – KHast-Imam and, examination of ancient manuscripts of Central Asia – Koran Osman 7. The ensemble Hast-Imam and formed on the grave of the famous scientist, expert on the Koran and the Hadith, the poet, Hazrat Imam artisan.

  • Hazrat Abu Bkr al- Kaffal- Shoshi (RA)
  • Sheikh Havendy Takhrur

Visit acting Kukeldash (16th) – one of the largest surviving today madrassas in Central Asia. This madrasa is located near the Chorsu square in the historical part of Tashkent.

Dinner
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent – Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel
Continue visit sacred places outside Tashkent:
Mausaleum of Sheikh Zainuddin Bobo. Sheikh Zaynuddin Bobo is the son of a founder of Sufi Order Sukhravardiya of Sheikh Ziyaad-din Djakhima Sukhravardi. Here is the famous underground 2-storeyed chillia hona where Zainuddin used to fast and pray all the rest of his life.

Zangi-Ota complex. Mausoleum of a sufy Zangi Ota and his wife Ambar-Bibi, who lived in Tashkent in the 14th century. Ambar-bibi is a saint patron of all women willing to have a child. You will see a lot of young women who sweep the floor around the mausoleum; they came to ask for the baby.

Dzhuma Mosque Mausaleum Sheikh Zainuddin Bobo

Dinner
18:15 Transfer to the airport for flight Tashkent-Bukhara
19:15 departure from Tashkent
20:55 arrival in Bukhara
Transfer to the hotel
Overnight

Day 3: Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel
Meeting with a driver and guide
Visiting mausoleums of “Seven Great Sufis of Bukhara”

Mausoleum of Abd Al-Khaliq Al-Gijduvani (40 km from Bukhara). This famous person was a founder of sufy brotherhood “Khodjagon”. The doctrine he developed was notable for its originality. In his theological works “Risolayi Sahobia”, ‘Risolayi Tariqat’, ‘Vasiyatnoma’ he conveyed his thoughts about science, religion, about man and his place in society, about fostering in oneself such qualities of a Muslim as kindness, respect for seniors, adherence to moral principles, generosity.
Mausoleum of Khodza Muhammad Arif ar-Revgari (village of Shafirkan not far from Gijduvan).
Mausoleum of Khodza Makhmud Anjir Fagnaviy. The religious teacher of Arif ar-Revgari.

Gijduvani Khwaja Abdul Khaliq Ghujdawani

Lunch

  • Hazrat Hajj Shareef Zandani
  • Hazrat Syed Amir Kulal
  • Bibi Orifa (mother of Hazrat Bahauddin Naqshband)
  • Hazrat Abu Bakr Muhammad Kalabadhi (RA)
  • Hazrat Sayf al-Din Bakharzi/(1190-1261)
  • Buyan Kuli Khan
  • Hazrat Imam Kozi-hon (12)
  • Hazrat Hassan and Yusuf al-Bukhari Namandpush
  • Hanaka Khalif Niyaz-Kul (Chor Minor 1806-1807gg)
  • Hodge Tabband (operating mosque, burial place of Hodge Tabbanda)
  • Imaginary burial, the remains of madrassa of Khodja Parsa. He was a maulana and murid of Baha –ad-din-Nakshbandi
  • Maullana Muhammad Shariff (Kazi-Urda)-quarterly and Sufi Center (17-18 c.) Kanaka, a mosque, a chill-khon, a necropolis Allam-to-race (dzahriyya)
  • Necropolis Said Poband
  • Mir Arab madrassah (burial of Hazrat Mir Araba/15
  • Kalon Mosque (the mosque. It is said 30 000 shahids died during the conquest of Genghis Khan, and 400 innocent children were trampled
  • Khodja Zaynuddin ruled “Nakshbandiya” in 16th century

Drive back to Bukhara
Dinner
Overnight in the hotel

Day 4: Bukhara
Fayzaabad-kanaka (1589-1590), necropolis, Mazar Khonaka Shakhi Akhsi

  • The grave of Abu Khafs Kabir
  • Bolo Khauz mosque
  • Turkiy Jandi
  • Sheikh Muhammad Islam disciple of Makhdoom and Azam Kasani
  • Abu Bakr Saad
  • Abu Bakr Akhmad

Mausoleum of Khodza Ali Rometani. Also known as Khodza Azizon. Another prominent person of brotherhood Khodjagon.

Mausoleum of Khodza Mukhammad Boboi Samosi- in Samos village. The first teacher who taught the secrets of tariqa to Bahauddin Naqshbandi. He predicted Naqshbandi’s birth long ago it happened.

Mausoleum of Hodza Said Mir Kulol. Naqshbandy was given the secret and the mastery of the Order by this sheikh, Sayyid Amir al-Kulal

Mir-İ Arab Madrassah Mir-İ Arab Madrassah

Drive back to Bukhara
Dinner
Overnight in the hotel

Day 5: Bukhara
Fairy Bukhara. Bring the picture is drawn in getting acquainted with its architectural masterpieces, which were created over the centuries-old history. In Bukhara many names. The word “Bukhara” in tune with the Sanskrit word “vihara” – “Monastery” and the Chinese “Bihar” – a place of idols. It is said that the founder of Bukhara was the son of Iranian king Siyavush. He married the daughter of the king Afrasiab, he built the Ark Fortress.

Walking tour in Bukhara.
Visit ensemble Laybi Hauz, Nodir Divan Begi (1622), a fantastic bird in the portal madrasa – symbol of Bukhara.
Kukeldash – the biggest madrassah in Bukhara, Ulugbek Madrasah – the only building left over from the famous “scientist on the throne” Ulugbek.

Nodir Divan Begi Kalyan Minaret

Kalyan Minaret (47 meters), without which it is impossible to imagine the silhouette of Bukhara. It was built of brick exquisite workmanship in 1127 during the reign of Arslankhan. Next to the mosque Kalyan minaret is located and acting from the 16th century to the present day, the Muslim religious school – madrasa Mir-i-Arab.

Citadel Ark, Bolo Hauz Mosque (1712), the dome of the building trade – and still Timy

Lunch in a local choyhona

Mausoleum of Ismail Samani (10th century) – the oldest surviving buildings in Central Asia. This unique structure, outstanding monument of world architecture, which attracts scholars, artists and tourists from all over the world.

Chashma Ayub (“Source of Job”). Legend of the monument associated with the prophet Job (Ayub), who traveled as a preacher through Bukhara. At this time in the land of Bukhara was a drought. Job hit the ground with his staff, there appeared a healing source from which you can still drink fresh healing water.

Dinner
Transfer to the hotel
Overnight in the hotel

Day 6: Countryside Bukhara – Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel
Excursion along country-side of Bukhara

Mausoleum of Bahauddin Naqshbandi. Bakhauddin Nakshbandi (1318-1389) was the founder of the biggest Sufi order “Nakshbandiya”. His grave was considered to be the main holy place of Bukhara and Khodza Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was the patron of the city. It was believed that three pilgrimages to his tomb were equal in significance to the pilgrimage to a far sacred Kaaba stone in Mecca. Creator.

Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa Naqshbandi

Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa

Sitora-I-Mokhi-Khosa (Palace of Moon and Stars) is a summer palace (built by Russian architect in 1911) of Amir Alimkhan – the last ruler of Bukhara. The architecture of the building combines European and Central Asian styles.
Now it is a museum with the good collection of items of that time. The entrance to the main exhibits opens with White Hall, the reception hall of the former.

Emir, decorated with excellent stucco carving on mirror background. Other halls of the palace are also worth seeing.

Drive to Samarkand (280 km – 4h)
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 7: Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel
Meeting with driver and guide
Full day excursion in Samarkand

Grand Samarkand – one of the oldest cities in the world, its 2750 years of age. Samarkand is situated in the picturesque valley of the Zarafshan River, surrounded by the Pamir-Alai mountains. Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Timur, who made Samarkand the capital of his vast empire, entered their names in the history of this famous city. Samarkand became a scientific and cultural center of the Middle East during the reign of the grandson of Timur – “scientist on the throne” Ulugbek.

Gur-Emir Mausoleum (14th century), where the ashes of the great commander Amir Timur, his sons Shahrukh and Miranshah, his grandson Ulugbek Muhammad Sultan. The spiritual mentor of Timur Mir Said Baraka also had the honor of being buried in this mausoleum.

Registan Registan Square

Registan square with three sides surrounded by beautiful buildings: Ulugbek (1417 – 1420), Sher-Dor (1619 – 1636) and Tilla-Kari (1647 – 1660). All three of these madrassas fixed portals to the middle of the square and form a coherent ensemble composition. Each building is distinguished by its unusual decor – stone pattern on the walls and portals. Blue domes over the madrasas made of brick, and the outside is decorated with glazed tiles of it shines brightly in the sun.

Lunch
Continuation of the tour
Bibi Khanum. With Bibi Khanum connected a beautiful legend. According to that formidable ruler built a mosque for his beloved wife Bibi Khanum. Following the prosperous march to India Timur planned to build the biggest building of the East. Radiant walls, minarets significant, lengthy treated carved marble portal of the mosque glorify the name of Timur and his beloved wife.
Old-city bazaar Siab.

Shah I Zinda Mausoleum Bibi Khanym

Ensemble Shohi-i-Zinda. Ensemble Shohi-i-Zinda consists of eleven mausoleums, who joined up in succession to each other for 14 – 15 centuries. This unique and mysterious ensemble located near the settlement of Afrasiab. The ensemble is also called street-cemetery. The blue domes of mausoleums, heading into a chain into the distance, a bird’s eye look like an elegant necklace.

Dinner
Overnight in the hotel

Day 8: Samarkand
Breakfast in the hotel

Full day excursion

Visit Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari Memorial Complex. Highly respected scientist of the Islamic world, mukhaddis(collector of sayings of prophet Mokhammed and stories about him) Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari was born in Bukhara in 810 and died in 870 in the village of Khartang and was buried at the same place (Chelak district of the present Samarkand province located 30 km from Samarkand). Since then the burial place has been one of the most sacred sites of worship for Moslems. Saint Daniel Mazar

  • Hazrat Imam Moturidy (RA)
  • Hazrat Imam Zahid Charmgari (RA)
  • Hazrat Abdu Ishak bin Ibrahim Bin samosa Matavi(RA)
  • Hazrat Dervish Muhammad(RA)
  • Hazrat Sheikh Nizamuddin al-Khamush (RA) in Tailak (20 km), proceed to
  • Hazrat Maulana Zahid Afkar Samarkandi (RA) in the North side of Mosque Hazrat Khizr near Samarkand’s gate
  • Hazrat Sahabi Quthum ibn al-Abbas ibn Abd al-Mutallib (RA)
  • Hazrat Hajji Muhammad Fazil Shakika Balkhi (RA)

Iman Al Bukhari Memorial Complex Hazrat Hyzr Mosque

Lunch

Hazret Hizr Mosque. It was constructed in a place where the very first mosque of Samarkand appeared in the 8th century.

Abdi-Darun Ensemble. Hodja Abdi was one of the first missionaries of Islam in Samarkand. His Mausaleum appeared here in the 9th century.

Transfer to the hotel.
Overnight.

Day 9: Samarkand – Kitab – Shakhrisabz – Termez
Early breakfast at the hotel.
Drive to Kitab (84 km) by cars to visit:

Shamsitdin Kulol (RA)
Hazrat Darwish Muhammad
Mahmoud Al-Khoja Amkanaki

Transfer to Shakhrisabz (20 km)

Statue of Amir Timur Kok Gumbaz Mosque

Short excursion

Transfer to Termez (288 km)
Overnight at the hotel

Day 10: Termez – Denau – TermeZ
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Denau (138 km – 2h)

Visiting:
• Hazrat Alauddin ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Atari-Bukhari / son B.Nakshbandi
• Hazrat Khoja Hasan Attori B.Nakshbandi-grandson, the son of Alauddin Attar
• Khoja Yusuf ibn Khoja Hassan ibn Attori Allauddin Attori-great-grandson of B.Nakshbandi
• Hazrat Muhammad az-Zahid

Overnight in the hotel

Day 11: Termez – Tashkent
Early breakfast at the hotel

Full day of excursion

Termez is a kingdom of trade routes and brave warriors. This is a land famous worldwide for its richness in gold and lazurite. Archeological discoveries have proven that the origin of agricultural civilization in this territory dates back to before the 5 thc. BC. The city of Termez is the center of the southern part of Uzbekistan. An ancient settlement that was populated in the times of the Greek-Bactrian rules (3-2 cc. BC) was discovered near Termez. Among the numerous archeological and architectural sites discovered in the Termez area the Buddhist religious center Kara-Tepa with its various monuments of Buddhist culture is of particular importance. Nowadays Termez bears few traces of its colorful cosmopolitan history.

Sightseeing tour in Termez including following historical monuments:

  • Architectural Complex of Khakimi Termezi (10th-15th c.)
  • Kara-Tepa Monastery (2nd-4th c. AD.)
  • Honako kokaldor Ota
  • Kara Tepe Monastery Termez

    The cult and memorial complex Khakimi at-Termezi in Termez had developed at a tomb of the scholar and sheikh Abu Abdal-lah Mukhammad Termezi, living in the 9th century A.D. who survived through the sudden turns of fortune, but even among his contemporaries he found recognition for theological knowledge and a piety mode of life. Later he was recognized as a spiritual patron of Termez (Termez-ata).

    • Architectural Ensemble Sultan-Saodat (10th-15th c.)
    • Kyrk-Kyz Khanaka (9th-14tth c.)
    • Termez archeological museum

    Kirk Kiz Termez Archeologial Museum

    Sultan-Saodat was a cult and memorial ensemble being located not far from Termez in the Surkhandarya province. It was developing during the 12th-17th centuries around the graves of Termezian Seyids, being a powerful dynasty there. Its initial core was formed by two mausoleums (the 12th century) being joined by domed aivan that in the 15th century played a role of mosque.
    Kirk-Kiz, that means “Fourty Girls”, according to some folk traditions, could be connected with a legend, widely spread in Central Asia, about the girls – Amazons living in the fortress. The question concerning a destination of this building is debatable point: a castle, hotel for dervishes (khanaka), caravan – seray, palace.

    16:55 Transfer to the airport for flight HY 078 Termez-Tashkent
    17:55 departure from Termez
    19:35 arrival at Tashkent

    Dinner
    Transfer to the hotel
    Overnight

    Day 12: Tashkent
    Breakfast at the hotel
    Excursion in Tashkent

    A visit to the Museum of Applied Arts, Tashkent metro – “The Underground Museum of Tashkent”

    Independence Square. Amir Timur Square. Theatre Square.

    The former residence of Prince Romanov in Tashkent. Tashkent is the former residence of the Prince of Nicholas Romanov (1850-1917), who in 1881 was sent to Turkestan for the extraction of precious stones.

    Prince Romanov Residence Chorsu Bazaar

    Shopping: Chorsu Bazaar, Mega Planet Shopping Mall, Oloy Bazaar.
    The Tashkent Chorsu Bazaar which official name «Eski Zhuva» is one of the largest and ancient ones in Central Asia. It is situated at a crossroads of four trade streets of Tashkent. Seven domes decorated with a bright glazed ceramic tile unite pavilions where trade is taking place. A two-storeyed and ring-shaped arrangement of trading numbers is convenient for buyers.

    20:00 Transfer to the airport for flight HY 425 TO DELHI.

    Departure from Tashkent by HY 425 at 23:00 arrive Delhi at 02:30

    END OF TOUR