Elder holy Bukhara - an oriental dream lost somewhere in the sands. One of the 8 holy muslim cities, annouced by Prophet himself, Bukhara remains to be one of the most beautiful places in Uzbekistan.
Tours to Bukhara are usually walking. You will spend around 5 hours enjoying the city, sights and the cuisine. Bukhara is also very safe, kindhearted and warm. Many famous people are born/lived/buried there and their mausoleums are in our tour checkpoints.
Come out of the terminal and meet the driver who will wait for you with a tablet "ANUR TOUR".
Transfer to the hotel to drop off the bags and meet the guide at the hotel.
Start WALKING sightseeing program in Bukhara (5-6 hours):
- Ensemble Lyabi Hauz (Nadir Divanbegi Madrassa, Khanaka, Kukeldash Madrassa and the monument of Khodja Nasreddin);
- Magoki Attari Mosque is one of the oldest mosques survived in Bukhara from the time before the Mongolian invasion;
- Abdullakhan’s Tim with numerous handicraft shops of souvenirs, ceramics, national clothes, and carpets;
- Caravanserai Sayfuddin (the Center of Handicraft Development of Bukhara);
- There are three trading domes or so called covered bazaars Toki Sarrofon, Toki Telpak Furushon, and Toki Zargaron preserved from the XVI century and these bazaars were the centers for trade of silk, jewelry and even for money exchange. Today as well, one can enjoy and purchase different souvenirs of a wide range, from small souvenir magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets;
- Visit Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan Madrassas or so-called Kosh (pare) madrassas opposite each other with the distinctive style of facade ornamental decoration;
- Poi Kalon Square with Kalon Minaret and Mosque, Mir Arab Madrassa – the heart of Bukhara, a monumental complex impresses the imagination;
- Ark Fortress – the oldest citadel dating back to I century BC where one can feel the history of the great fortress covered in beautiful legends and myths.
- Bakhauddin Naqshbandi mausoleum (the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi Spiritual order) Located near Bukhara the memorial complex of Bakhauddin Nakshbandi is considered as one of the most significant religious places of Bukhara that attract many visitors;
- Chor-Minor Madrasah. Chor-Minor is known as madrasah Halif Niyazkul (in Persian “Four minarets”) was built by a merchant in 1807 in Bukhara.